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Dr. Sally Jamara

Dr. Sally Jamara is the Executive Practices Leader in the Atlanta office of Traversa Consulting. She has been consulting and leading major organizational change in global organizations for over twenty five years. She is retained to assess and consult with CEOs, senior executive team members and high potential leaders. She has extensive experience in supporting executive hiring decisions that align with the culture of the organization. She works with leaders as a trusted advisor to build their organizational culture and align their teams to support the efficient and effective delivery of the corporate strategy. She provides a practical road map to make executive development and organization change successful for both the organization and the individual.  

After listening to clients’ need to build a culture for innovation, Dr. Jamara developed and validated a unique assessment series that focuses on bringing awareness and specific development tools for innovation to individuals and teams.

Dr. Jamara has been consulting with companies across many industries for 18 years. Previously, she was Senior Vice President of America’s Human Resources for Bass Hotels & Resorts, Inc. In addition to her significant Human Resources experience, she has been Vice President of Customer Service and Sales, managing the P&L and overseeing client development. She has been the recipient of numerous executive leadership awards including: Executive Committee Award, Outstanding Teamwork Award, and multiple Top Performer Awards.

Dr. Jamara obtained her masters and doctorate degrees in organizational psychology from Professional School of Psychology in Sacramento, CA. Her B.A. is in Economics from Simmons College in Boston, MA.

Dr. Jamara is an avid reader, active in three book clubs. She enjoys rescuing animals, Broadway shows, the Symphony, and cooking. She was recently chair of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s committee on innovation. She is active with a few other community boards and charities.