Liz Whitehead, Hera Hub GURU

Liz Whitehead is an award-winning business development consultant that specializes in guiding diverse businesses to leverage their certification and benefit from diverse business networks. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies as well as business enterprises who are invested in making the most of their certifications. She supports her clients in reaching their goals through facilitation, consulting, and one-on-one coaching.

For two decades, Liz has consulted with businesses on how leverage diversity to achieve their business goals both domestically and internationally. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies who want to bring their supplier diversity education to the next level,  small to medium sized businesses who want to sell to those companies and B Corps that are looking for business development trainings for their teams.

Her awards include WBEC DMV’s WBE Connection award, Outstanding Women’s Business Advocate Award and the WBE Star Award. She was recognized by Women’s Enterprise Magazine (WE USA) as one of the Top WBE CEOs of 2021 and by the Women Presidents Organization as a President’s Award winner. In 2023, she was recognized by WBENC as a WBE Star.

Liz earned her bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and her master’s in International Affairs from Columbia’s School of Public and International Affairs.

She is married to Jason Whitehead and is the mother of two young sons.

You may want to ask Liz questions related to:

  • What is the right certification for me (WBE, WOSB, LGBTBE, MBE, VOB, DOBE) and what do those acronyms mean?
  • I’m certified as a WBE, what should I do first?
  • How important is my capability statement and what goes into it?
  • How do I know what large corporations are looking for?
  • How do I stand out to larger companies?
  • Is a sustainability certification important to my business?
  • What is B Corp certification and should I get it?

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