Meet Daphne B. Latimore
Certified Executive Coach | Speaker | Author | Group Facilitator
Daphne B. Latimore is the founder and Chief Executive of D.B. Latimore Professional Services Group, LLC a boutique firm specializing in Business Management Services, Professional Coaching and Workforce Seminars.
As a senior HR Practitioner and Corporate Executive Daphne’s leadership accomplishments have been cultivated within both the public and private sectors, with extensive experience in coaching and consulting senior leaders across diverse lines of business.
Daphne’s business acumen, her 20 years of strategic and operational expertise and the application of Human Capital principles have been credited for successfully transforming and aligning domestic and international HR organizations with corporate business imperatives. She specializes in establishing sustainable workforce productivity programs and creating frameworks to support enterprise wide transitions. Her background includes cultural transformation, talent management and organizational effectiveness. Additionally, she is a skilled professional in the leadership of large scale integration efforts for mergers and acquisitions as well as oversight of corporate divestitures . Daphne is a featured columnist for Onyx Magazine, providing insightful guidance on career management.
Daphne has a Masters degree in Public Administration from Troy State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Bethune-Cookman University. She received her advanced leadership training and development through various corporate university programs including Oxford University-Said Business School, University of Michigan, and University of New Hampshire.
As a Certified Executive Coach, she received her comprehensive training through the Center for Creative Leadership and certification credentials from the Center for Executive Coaching. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Human Capital Strategist (HCS).
Daphne is passionate about advancing Human Resources as a profession and is committed to ensuring that “PEOPLE” are an organization’s greatest resource. As a result of her commitment she developed the Productivity Powered by P.E.O.P.L.E. ® framework based on her years of experience working with leaders at all levels to improve the workforce productivity of their organization.
"Aligning the strategy of your organization to the leadership model of the people who will propel it is an equation that Daphne knows thoroughly. She has assisted me in gaining deep insight into the relationship of individual leadership assessments to constructing and executing effective leaders for complex organizations. Daphne is a critically thinking people person who takes a full-spectrum perspective to understanding the individual. Most human capital professionals can point out how leaders are perceived by others, however Daphne goes to the next level. She brings a unique aptitude and discipline for turning those perceptions into ways to bring out the best in leaders" - Chris D'Ascenzo, Senior Executive