Professional & Organizational Development

Keya Burks

Organizational Excellence Partner

Keya is a higher education champion and service-oriented professional. For more than a decade, she has worked within student affairs in various public and private universities, equipping individuals with resources for academic, personal and professional success.

Keya holds Masters in Public Administration and is passionate about developing individuals into leaders and transforming leaders into change agents who positively impact organizations and society. She is known for developing strong relationships and partnerships to optimize organizational performance.


  • Public administration
  • Student service
  • Community engagement
  • Nonprofit management and organizational development
  • Leadership development and executive coaching
  • Diversity and change management
  • Strategic planning
  • Retreat design and facilitation
  • Project and program management
  • Conflict management and mediation


  • Certificate, Non Profit Management, City University of New York – Baruch College
  • Master of Public Administration, City University of New York – Baruch College
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Bachelor of Art, Political Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham