Tia Buckham-White is a certified facilitator and experienced trainer with a passion for helping her clients become more self-aware so that relationships and business productivity grow. As a Leadership Consultant with Clearwater Consulting Group, Tia brings a special expertise in diversity and inclusion, and understanding how bias impacts decisions and interactions. She has an extensive background and an impressive track record of success in working with a wide variety of organizations (for profit and not-for-profit) and with individuals all seeking to make positive change.
Tia’s passion for empowering employees to achieve effective communication in the workplace is reflected in her delivery of DiSC workshops. She consistently brings an energetic style of
sharing information and a remarkable skill in encouraging engagement of participants. She is naturally gifted as a trainer, educator, and facilitator. As a coach, Tia supports leaders in defining and embracing their path forward, built upon on self-awareness and a deep commitment to professional change and the courage it takes.
She is a sought after speaker and presenter. In 2015 Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)honored Tia with the Excellence in Diversity Leadership award. Certifications include Intercultural Development Inventory (2014); Inter-Cultural Intelligence; The Effective Facilitator (2012); and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team.
Prior to working with Clearwater, Tia enjoyed 15 years of corporate business experience in information technology, enterprise software sales, business development, software training, and customer support. Her open-minded approach and understanding of corporate culture has served her well in dealing with individual clients, technology teams, and business executives. She brings to her current work an empathy for and insight about work environments, what creates for healthy dialog and what diminishes it.
Tia’s community support is extensive: American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), BDPA, Buckhead-Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill, Inc. and The Black and Latino Council. She has served in leadership positions as a Mentor for the nonprofit Year Up and also works on the host committee for “Skirting the Issues