Dr. Kyla L. Tennin
Economic empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Business, Organizational development, Change management & Resilience Initiatives
Dr. Kyla L. Tennin, LSSWB™, PMEC™, MGPI, FGPI, BA, MBA, DM (Honors)
Featured in NBC, FOX, CBS, ABC (KAKE News), Yahoo! Finance, People, Wal-Mart, MarthaStewart.com, Thrive Global, iHeart radio, Medium (Celebrity Magazine), News Break, Business Woman Media Australia, Forbes School of Business, Forbes School of Business and Technology Center for Women's Leadership, amongst others.
Dr. Tennin ("Dr. K"), Women's Studies degree holder, is the Chair of the Board, President, and Global CEO of her own global conglomerate corporation (31 locations, 24 countries, on 6 continents, with 2 world HQs) with the main enterprise being an organizational development consultancy to help businesses recover, grow, expand, and/or advance.
From start-ups to Fortune 500 organizations. Dr. Tennin is a decedent of generations of farmers and fisherman who sold their products locally and she is an appointed World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) World Leader, Senator for the United States of America; chaired by Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. In this role she attends World Congresses, General Assemblies, and sits among Kings, Queens, Presidents of Nations, Heads of Banks, Prime Ministers, High Commissioners, and Chambers of Commerce and other business leaders to strategize and make business decisions to help businesses start-up, advance, and/or scale with financial inclusion by gaining access to capital, improving economic development, promoting social justice, and creating jobs.
The WBAF is an affiliated partner of the legendary G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI).
Further, after four months Dr. Tennin was promoted to Executive Council, Co-Board Leader, and Board Member of the WBAF Global Women Leader’s committee (GWLC) for the entire organization, Chaired by Madame President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, in addition to being a committee member of the GWLC and President of the GWLC “Action Committees” to accomplish the Action Items of (1) Facilitate Connections by Increasing Access to Global Business Networks and (2) Provide Access to Smart Finance (work with funds/angel networks, globally), for women entrepreneurs. For the USA country office, Dr. Tennin is a member of the (1) Academic Committee and is under nomination for (2) the USA country office advisory board (2022-2023) to advise on country office, academic, finance and banking, and women's issues and entrepreneurship committees direction. This includes investments and licensing.
Further, Dr. Tennin is known for being detailed, operates in integrity and excellence, and follows a personal mission statement of “to use my gift of leadership to serve as a determined and dependable leader who shows equality and compassion to others around the world, especially women and girls”.
Likewise, Dr. Tennin has over 20 years of experience within her industry and 16-years of experience leading her own global conglomerate firm, with early beginnings in 1998, working with Fortune 500, 100 and 1000 companies as the firms’ global corporate clients, such as: Procter and Gamble, Macy's, L’Oréal International, belk department stores, Kmart, and foreign governments, and registered diverse supplier for corporations like Coty, Inc., Kohl’s, Nordstrom department stores, Johnson and Johnson, The Limited Brands, The Coca-Cola Company, airlines and airports, municipalities in distinguished nations, and so on.
Dr. Tennin possess continuing education experience at IE Business School Madrid Spain, Yale University, University of Cape Town South Africa, Harvard Law School, University of Southampton Glasglow, and even University of Virginia Darden School of Business. She holds strategy, technology/digital, project planning and innovation, and management and data analytics consulting certifications from KPMG Australia, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Australia, ACCENTURE, and Deloitte, and readily works on special projects for EY! and McKinsey and Co., as a key executive and global advisor.