Alicia M. Jacobs, is a trusted advisor, change agent and strategic business partner with leadership expertise in integrating human capital with company strategies and objectives by developing and implementing comprehensive programs to increase productivity, market share and bottom-line profit. Her strong business acumen and teaming skills have been recognized while deploying strategic and policy-making skills for workforce growth and transformation of companies through cost-effective best practices. She has a verifiable track record for implementation of business issues related to human capital management. Certified behavioral and values specialist with expert knowledge and skills in environments demanding effective leadership development training and coaching.
Alicia uses her forward-looking, visionary skills to seek new ways to solve old problems. Alicia has provided coaching and consulting services for over 15 years to micro-enterprises, emerging growth companies, small to midsized companies, Fortune 500 companies, educational entities, non-profit agencies and government agencies.
As an executive coach and a career coach she is sought after to facilitate, teach, and coach professionals seeking advancements within organizations. Alicia’s signature program “Career Advantage” has helped individuals obtain promotions within their respective companies such as Edison, Raytheon, IHop, CalArts. The County of Los Angeles, and The County of Orange. Her “unconscious biases” workshops have engendered collaborative partnerships throughout organizations. She has moderated numerous communication panels on diversity and inclusion, including, facilitating “He Says, She Says” diversity panels for the University of Maryland. In addition, Alicia developed and facilitated the California State required Harassment Prevention Training for organizations both locally and internationally.
As an adjunct associate professor within the Business Department at the University of Maryland, Alicia teaches business management and leadership on-line courses. She was also a nominee for two teaching awards, the Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence Award and the UMUC Teaching Recognition Award.
Alicia earned her MBA from the Presidential/Key Executive Program at Pepperdine University and her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College.