Senior Consultant, Diversity & Inclusion

Ms. Trotman joins Korn Ferry as a Senior Consultant in Organizational Strategy with a focus in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Ms. Trotman is a collaborative decision-maker with the ability to provide innovative situational insights; and solutions which are thoughtful, asset-based and designed to meet the demands of emerging trends. Leveraging a diverse background in Public Health, Education, and Government, Ms. Trotman is a transparent and approachable communicator who sees equity and inclusion, and professional excellence as the utmost priority.

Ms. Trotman is a strategic, assessment driven, inclusive leader. She has a demonstrated ability to foster innovation, design systems, maximize collaboration, and strengthen the execution of the work through and with colleagues.

Ms. Trotman has a demonstrated ability to engage diverse communities. She implores innovative engagement strategies designed to meet the needs of the stakeholders. Ms. Trotman’s intentional engagement strategies, fosters increased trust by stakeholders for the process of identifying, addressing, and minimizing systematic barriers.

Ms. Trotman has over 20 years of public sector service working for such agencies as the New Jersey Department of Education where she was responsible for providing training and coaching to public school districts on strategies for creating inclusive learning environments, and teaching students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings;  the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, where she was responsible  for managing several million dollar grant projects; the creation of the Community Resource Tool Kit, and developing and delivering stakeholder training modules; and the Office of the Essex County Prosecutor where she was responsible for managing a quarter of  a million dollar grant, youth program development, stakeholder engagement, content creation and delivering professional development trainings.

A nuanced facilitator with over a decade of diversity, equity and inclusion facilitation, Ms. Trotman has facilitated focus groups and developed strategic plans for non-profit and public sector agencies. 

Ms. Trotman earned a Master in Teaching from Montclair State University, a Master in Public Health  from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Spelman College. Ms. Trotman holds various educational certifications, and certificates in Restorative Practices and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.