Our Team

In a global economy, having a competitive edge in customized, diverse solutions matters. Yardstick Management helps clients develop a plan that delivers a quantifiable impact on their target market.

MANAGING PARTNER

Ebbie Parsons, Ed.D.

Dr. Ebbie Parsons, III, is the Founder and Managing Partner of Yardstick Management. A seasoned business executive with a passion for intentional impact, has been applauded for

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Partner

Chris Webber

Chris Webber serves as Partner for Yardstick Management and is responsible for growing the company portfolio and acting as an ongoing image consultant. Chris is in the NBA Hall of Fame.

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President & Chief Operating Officer

Naima Greenwood, MBA

Naima Greenwood serves as the President & Chief Operating Officer at Yardstick Management, responsible for growing the Yardstick Management portfolio and managing ongoing projects.

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Chief Communications Officer

Slma Shelbayah, M.A.

Slma Shelbayah serves as the Chief Communications Officer at Yardstick Management, overseeing the internal and external communications strategy alignment, marketing, public relations,

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Chief of Staff

Sabrina Lopez

Sabrina serves as Chief of Staff to the Founder and Managing Partner, Ebbie Parsons, III., for Yardstick Management. She is responsible for supporting business priorities across the organization and the execution of

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Global Head of Executive Search and Human Resources

Johnny Park

Johnny serves as the Global Head of Executive Search Human Resources for Yardstick Management, where he is responsible for leading Human Resources and the Executive Search team.

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Principal Consultant

Mansa Bilal Mark King, Ph.D.

Mansa Bilal Mark King serves as a Principal Consultant at Yardstick Management. He is responsible for key project work at Yardstick Management, and for growing

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Principal Consultant

Bernard Ashby, MD, MPP, RPVI, FACC

Dr. Bernard Ashby serves as a Principal Consultant for Yardstick Management. South Florida’s Legacy Magazine recognized him as a Top Black Healthcare Professional and one of the 50 Most Powerful Black Professionals

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Senior Consultant

Linda Brito, MBA

Linda Brito serves as a Senior Consultant at Yardstick Management and has a keen insight on operations improvement. Before joining Yardstick, she worked for several years in customer operations

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Senior Recruiter

Sonia Marroquin

Sonia Marroquin serves as a Senior Recruiter for Yardstick Management, where she is a key member of our Executive Search practice. Sonia brings 10 years of recruiting experience across sectors and functions.

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Senior Consultant

Mona Khalil

Mona Khalil serves as a Senior Consultant for Yardstick Management. Prior to joining Yardstick, Mona Khalil worked at LinkedIn as a Senior. Program Manager in Talent Acquisition on the Innovation and Solutions team.

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Senior Consultant

Nicole Nero, Ed.D.

Dr. Nicole Nero serves as a Senior Consultant for Yardstick Management. She is responsible for facilitating client workshops and trainings and oversees Yardstick Management’s Consulting practice as a project manager.

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Senior Consultant

Melanie Calhoun, MBA

Melanie Calhoun serves as a Senior Consultant for Yardstick Management, supporting the diversity and inclusion line of business. With her expertise in marketing management and diversity and inclusion initiatives, Melanie helps

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Senior Consultant

Jaclyn Carter, MHRIR

Jaclyn Carter serves as a Senior Consultant on Yardstick Management’s leadership team. Jaclyn provides leadership and direction in all aspects of managing Human Capital.

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Senior Consultant

Neil Van Leeuwen, Ph.D.

Dr. Neil Van Leeuwen serves as a Senior Consultant on the Yardstick Management team, leading the customer value creation process for Yardstick’s commercial client portfolio. Neil’s interests and expertise

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Consultant

Shakiri Murrain

Shakiri Murrain serves as a Consultant for Yardstick Management. He has over 15 years of professional international business experience in supply chain management, product development, and

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Consultant

Gordon Callaway

Gordon Callaway serves as a Consultant for Yardstick Management. He is responsible for building, leading, and reviewing proposals for new business clients across all sectors.

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Consultant

Gilberto Orozco

Gilberto Orozco is a 2020 graduate of the University of Michigan and serves as a Consultant for Yardstick Management. Before joining Yardstick, Gilberto has been involved

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Consultant

Josie Burton

Josie serves as a Consultant for Yardstick Management where she supports projects across Yardstick’s portfolio of clients.  She is a 2020 graduate of Earlham College with a degree in Global Management.

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Brand Strategist

Jasmine Johnson

Jasmine Johnson serves as the Brand Strategist for Yardstick Management, where she leads the development of the Yardstick brand in design, communications, internal, and external perception.

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Diversity Sourcer

Haneen AbuFarha

Haneen AbuFarha serves as the Diversity Sourcer for Yardstick Management. She is a seasoned sourcer having previously worked with Microsoft, Facebook, AWS, and Slack. Her mission has been

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Senior Designer

Kae McGowan

Kae McGowan serves as the Senior Designer for Yardstick Management, bringing over 7 years of art direction experience to the Yardstick team while providing print and digital design

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Executive Search Coordinator

Reyonia Whipple

Reyonia Whipple serves as the Executive Search Coordinator supporting Yardstick’s Executive Search practice. She graduated in 2018 from Lander University with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications.

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