Dr. Kotina W. Hall
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Dr. Kotina W. Hall is highly regarded as an educator, an activist and community leader, known
for incepting and creating groundbreaking projects for corporate, non-profit and academic
sectors. A 20-year veteran to the civic and corporate industry, she has established herself as a
savvy business leader, speaker and accomplished executive. Constantly sought after as an
influencer and immense leadership and aplomb. Hall has broken several barriers in corporate,
civic and academic sectors, including currently serving as the Dean of Faculty of BelhavenUniversity/Atlanta.
Dr. Kotina W. Hall has served in numerous corporate executive leadership roles for Fortune 500
companies throughout Georgia and remains the CEO of the JKo Consulting Group. Hall’s
hallmark continues to be her infectious energy, humor and interactive approach to straight-talk to
reach individuals and organizations to equip them with tools, resources and networks to
empower them to bring out their best self. Thus, gaining efficacy to explore untapped solutions.
She has held numerous faculty professor appointments at both undergraduate and graduate levels
and has collaborated intensively in the development of research-based tools for professional
development and for maximizing cultural and generational differences.
Dr. Kotina W. Hall has always had passion to mentor. And because of her concern for the plight
of youth, Partnership Success, Incorporated (PS, Inc.) was birthed. Dr. Hall founded the
organization to better equip and strengthen our youth to become educationally and professionally
mature, financially responsible, and socially conscious members of society through a series of
educational workshops, tutoring and mentoring. Since inception, Partnership Success has
matriculated more than 100 children through the program with partnering schools throughout
Georgia and Alabama, earning notoriety for its students ground-breaking scholastic results.
Dr. Hall is Alabama native and holds a doctorate degree from Argosy University; a masters from
Central Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree from Spelman College. She is also Six
Sigma Green Belt and Project Management certified from Villanova University and has acquired
post-graduate trainings from Emory University, Sanford Brown, and Harvard University.
She has been actively involved with civic and professional affiliation with organizations such as
Sigma Beta Delta International Business and Management Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta
English Honor Society, The National Association of Professional Women, Alabama Writer’s
Forum, Toastmasters International, Thomasville Heights Elementary Community Board Member,
Ladies Aide Missionary Society #139, Senior Connections Board, and 100 Women of Atlanta.
Hall has received numerous awards and recognitions ranging from leadership, academic, civic
outreach to performance awards. Dr. Hall was featured on Heart to Heart with Dr. Roz in Los
Angeles, California in September. In December 2016, Hall was awarded the 2016-2017
Community Service Recipient Award by the Ninth District Practitioners Association. She was
recognized as Women on the Move by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In 2016, Hall was
selected a one of several key presenters for the Jubilee Reading: African America Read-In. In
2015, Dr. Hall was spotlighted at the 2015 Authors of Tour in Atlanta and Marietta, Georgia and
again in 2014 at the 14th Anniversary Jubilee Reading Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Hall
was also highlighted in 2014 in Spelman College’s Messenger magazine. In 2009 and 2011, Dr.
Hall was the recipient of the Booker T. Washington Freedom Writer’s Award and the B.E.S.T.
High School Keeper of the Vision leadership award. And most recently, Dr. Hall created an
S.H.O.P, forums to create academic and professional platforms that empower women to lead
extraordinary Christian lives in their workplaces, homes, community and ultimately the world.
The blueprint for success in achieving the mission is S.H.O.P. ®- Self-Assess, Hone Skills,
Optimize Resources, Plan to Parachute.
In 2013, Hall released Patches and Patches Visit the Jungle, the first two books of her children’s
Series, inspired by her beloved daughter, Jekoti-Blake. Hall authors under the name C. Sam
Dr. Kotina W. Hall has two bonus sons, Justin and Jordan, and a bonus granddaughter, Kenley
Sky, to whom she is affectionally known as G-Ko. Dr. Kotina W. Hall resides in Atlanta with her
husband and daughter, Jeffrey and Jekoti-Blake.
Please visit the link below for Dr. Hall's page as she is honored by the Alabama Writer's Forun (AWF):