Alicia J. Booker
CEO & FOUNDER
Alicia J Booker is a Ph.D. candidate at Nova Southeastern University’s Conflict Analysis and Resolution program. Her dissertation focuses on conflict analysis in corporate and academic settings. She has a passion for teaching people how to protect their peace and leverage their personal power with confidence.
She has more than 15 years of experience in public speaking, executive coaching, conflict management, conflict resolution, and conflict reduction training in corporate and academic settings.
Alicia has received graduate certificates in executive coaching, conflict coaching, mediation, qualitative research, and advanced training on workplace collaboration. In addition to presenting, Alicia’s roots in investigative journalism and private investigation have equipped her with a critical interview and question-asking skills that are key to collaboration.
She has created and designed training materials for large and small-scale groups. Alicia is committed to helping others with their professional development path and to improve their conflict management skills.
Alicia earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, and a Masters of Arts in Dispute Resolution from Southern Methodist University. She was nominated and selected to represent the Simmons Graduate School for the TEDxSMU Young Fellows program. In 2012, she emceed the first TEDxSMU talk on campus for students, faculty, and staff. She is an active member of the International Association of Facilitators, International Ombudsman Association, and the American Bar Association Ombudsman Committee.
Ashley V. Hamilton
Director of People & Operations
Ashley Hamilton is a 2003 graduate of Southern Methodist University with a major in History and a minor in Sociology. Subsequently, in 2016 she received her master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Quinnipiac University. Ashley also holds a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance in partnership with Arizona State University and is currently serving as our Director of People and Operations.
Having spent most of her career in the nonprofit and hospitality industries, she is excited to use her skills to be a resource for people looking to expand their network and educate themselves and others via the Corporate Confidence Network. Some of her past stops include Disney Cruise Lines, the YMCA, City Year, and Anthony Travel, Inc.
Ashley has been a part of a number of startups and expansions in her professional career. She has also had the opportunity to plan many large and small scale events with varying populations. In addition to her role as our Director of People and Operations, she serves as our lead Event Planner, helping to execute your ideas with positive results and ease for you.
Ashley is a sports-loving, travel-enthusiast originally from Brooklyn, NY, but proudly raised as a Texan. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and twins as well as remodeling her childhood home.