Mildred Black Hooks is the Founder and Principal of People Optimum Consulting, LLC. Mildred thrives at the intersection of strategy, transformation, people, and communication. She specializes in transforming people, systems, and structures to realize exceptional results.
Mildred’s qualifications include:
- Strategy Studies from Harvard Extension School
- Executive MBA from Georgia State University
- Business Degree from The University of Alabama
- Senior Professional HR certifications, SHRM-SCP and SPHR
- Leadership on various Boards of Directors
She has helped thousands of leaders with strategic planning, labor law compliance, diversity and inclusion, leadership, and navigation of workplace nuances. She has held leadership roles in international, national, and regional organizations in the public and private sectors. She has delivered effective management consulting solutions in government, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, professional services, and technology industries.
Clients agree that they love how Mildred collaborates closely before, during and after the engagement.
A professional keynote speaker, author, and media contributor, Mildred was featured on ABC, Fox, WVUA, Tuscaloosa News, CEO Blog Nation, The Chamber, and more. She is an Amazon #1 Best Seller, member of The John Maxwell Team, and a SHRM Recertification Provider.