Yolanda Brown is a Senior Consultant with Luminas. She is a native of St. Louis, MO and currently resides in Research Triangle Park, NC after having spent time in Atlanta, GA. Her consulting experience includes large global industrial companies, mid-market firms and startups. Yolanda’s greatest accomplishments as a business leader include strategic planning and collaboration. She also provides leadership for cross-functional teams to achieve organizational goals and has worked with both startups and large organizations in the telecommunications, non-profit, entrepreneurship, transportation and event industries. She has founded and led startups after stints at Lucent Technologies, Powertel, FedEx and a statewide nonprofit in North Carolina.