038: Embrace Being an Out Boss & Leverage the Power of the Rainbow Family with Tammi Wallace, Founder of EnFocus Strategies

Tammi Wallace is the Founder & Principal Consultant for EnFocus Strategies. EnFocus Strategies (EFS) offers high quality, customized LGBTQ diversity and inclusion training and consulting. The firm supports organizations that desire to differentiate themselves through an inclusive culture and work environment. Tammi is widely recognized as a strategist and thought partner, working with organizations on strategic counsel and high-quality consulting. Through EnFocus Strategies, she has worked with an array of clients in government, nonprofit and the private sector including one of the largest telecommunications firms in the country, and a number of notable nonprofit organizations and governmental entities.

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Questions Answered in this Episode

·      Who is Tammi Wallace, and what does her business do?

·      What motivated Tammi to help workplaces build more inclusive cultures?

·      What are some of the lived experiences acquired from being LGBTQ that Tammi attributes to helping her company crush it in business?

·      How can you get in touch with Tammi?

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·      Email EnFocus Strategies Here

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Rhodes Perry

Rhodes Perry is a nationally recognized expert on LGBTQ and social justice public policy matters, with two decades of leadership experience innovating strategy management, policy and program solutions for corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. At his core, Rhodes is an entrepreneur, where he most recently established Rhodes Perry Consulting, LLC, a national diversity and inclusion consulting firm that uses an intersectional approach to collaborate with leaders on creating solutions in the practice areas of strategy management, issue advocacy, and stakeholder engagement. Previously, Rhodes founded the Office of LGBTQ Policy & Practice at the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and prior to this assignment he served as the founding Director of Policy at PFLAG National where he led the policy strategy and advocacy efforts for the organization’s 350 chapters. He cut his teeth serving as a Program Examiner at the White House Office of Management & Budget, where he improved upon federal benefit programs designed to provide assistance to low-income communities. Rhodes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Gender Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and obtained a Master of Public Administration from New York University.