Tarsha Calloway has extensive experience in leadership development, organizational improvement and business strategy, in both for profit and non-profit sectors. Ms. Calloway has held management positions in marketing and sales at Marriott International, US Airways and Porsche Cars North America, where she has been highly successful in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies, motivating teams, and leading internal organizational strategies designed to reduce costs, drive business growth, and respond to evolving customer and constituent needs.
In the non-profit sector, Ms. Calloway has developed strategies at the American Cancer Society designed to generate revenue and create partnership synergies, focused on corporate engagement, executive philanthropy and community mobilization. She has also served on and led several internal workgroups designed to develop organizational wide account management processes, and has trained and coached fundraising professionals on sales techniques, prospecting and closing deals. Ms. Calloway has also led the Society’s efforts to develop and expand its organizational diversity and inclusion strategy.
Ms. Calloway is currently leading the Office of Corporate Relations & Strategic Partnerships for Emory University where she is responsible for developing strategy and providing direction for multi-dimensional executive and corporate engagement. Ms. Calloway is a feature writer in NonProfit PRO magazine and writes a monthly column Fundraising Connections where she shares her insights and expertise on nonprofit fundraising, corporate engagement and philanthropy. Ms. Calloway has also worked internationally helping executives and their teams develop the skills and strategies needed to compete in a global environment. A highly effective workshop facilitator, her primary foci are developing effective communication skills, political savvy and executive presence in the areas of Leadership, Management, Negotiation and Consultative Sales Strategies. Her international work has taken her to China, Africa, Europe, Latin America and United Arab Emirates.
Ms. Calloway holds an M.B.A. in International Business from Mercer University Stetson School of Business, Masters of Arts from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Theater from Texas Southern University. She is an active member of her community and participates in a number of charitable endeavors, including past Board Chair for The Atlanta Shakespeare Company, Advisory Board of the Alliance Theater, Advisory Board of Nonprofit PRO Magazine, Board of Director, Chris Draft Family Foundation, a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers, Women’s Solidarity Society for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and 2015 graduate of Georgia Center for Non-Profit CEO Peerspective Leadership cohort and a member of Leadership DeKalb Class of 2018.