Alfreda Davis is a passionate, focused and results-driven, executive-level advisor with a history of accomplishments in promoting the success of high-impact public, private, and nonprofit organizations and developing talent to manage change and lead organizations. She has extensive real-life work experience as a leader, advocate, innovator, and problem solver.
She has served in a number of prominent roles, including Chief of Staff to the Mayor of the District of Columbia; Chief of Staff to a City Councilmember; Chief of Staff to three City Administrators; Executive Director of two state labor education federations; Senior Federal Government Official; Political Campaign Manager; and Executive Director of two historic advocacy organizations for people of color.
Most recently, she completed service as Interim Chief of Staff for Women for Women International where she championed governance, strategic planning, and built a global diversity framework to guide WfWI in becoming a more equitable and inclusive organization. Davis is the Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust, where she has served as a volunteer for the past several years.
Davis earned her Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Political Science from George Mason University and a Juris Doctor (JD) and Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from George Washington University. She is also a graduate of the District of Columbia Government Certified Public Management Program.
Beyond work, Davis treasures spending time with her family. She also enjoys traveling to exotic locations, reading a good action novel, fishing, and has recently taken up golf again after a 10-year hiatus. Davis is also a native Washingtonian and is a proud graduate of DC Public Schools.