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Navigating Success Together

At KOA Consulting, LLC, we specialize in fostering the success of businesses and the individuals within them. Collaborating closely with our clients, we offer comprehensive HR solutions, including tailored training, professional development, and personalized coaching services. Our expertise extends to guiding clients in effective recruitment strategies, advising on employee motivation and rewards, and supporting professionals in navigating and advancing their careers.


We take pride in partnering with clients who prioritize talent and invest in the growth and transformation of their workforce. Our commitment to consistently delivering outstanding service is a testament to our dedication to client satisfaction and success.

How Koa Consulting Delivers Results


Drawing upon extensive years of partnering with organizations to achieve measurable outcomes, we harness a distinctive breadth of expertise, centered on delivering success.

Tailored Solutions

Generic approaches to talent development lack efficacy. Our solutions are tailored to your specific priorities, culture, and workforce, ensuring success.


We are firm believers that expert strategic guidance has the power to propel you beyond the ordinary, driving transformation and setting you apart as an employer of choice.

Invest in Your Success

Transformative Career Coaching Awaits

Ready to take your career to new heights? Whether you are a recent graduate seeking your first job, a seasoned professional seeking a change, or an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build your own empire, our career coaching services are here to support you every step of the way. At KOA Consulting, we believe that finding the right career path is not just about landing a job; it is unlocking your true potential and living a life of purpose. Let us be your partners in success as we empower you to overcome obstacles, tap into your strengths, and build a fulfilling career that reflects the best version of yourself.

Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith, Managing Principal

With over 20 years in HR leadership, Kerry excels in shaping organizational HR strategy. Specializing in talent management, leadership development, and fostering company culture, she offers thought leadership and support on various initiatives. She builds strong client relationships by understanding their business needs and delivering impactful solutions.

Kerry's coaching focuses on unlocking potential, guiding individuals at all levels to overcome obstacles and leverage strengths for success. She champions change and growth, drawing from her own experiences of stepping out of her comfort zones.

Kerry holds a magna cum laude B.A. in Urban Studies from the University of the District of Columbia and an M.S. in Management from the Catholic University of America. Kerry finds inspiration in continuous learning and skill development to better serve her clients. She enthusiastically pursues ongoing education, earning certifications from prestigious institutions such as the Center for Creative Leadership and Cornell University. She's also active in professional associations such as SHRM, World At Work, and ICF.

Outside of work, Kerry is dedicated to community service. She's served on the board of Habitat for Humanity and currently chairs the Board of Trustees for a charter school in Washington, D.C.

What My Clients Say


I count myself very lucky to have been mentored by Kerry Smith. Kerry has consistently provided invaluable expertise, insightful advice, and unwavering encouragement. Her mentorship has not only expanded my knowledge but also instilled in me a sense of resilience and determination. I am beyond grateful to Kerry for her dedication to my growth and development. Her passion and genuine investment in my success have been such a source of inspiration and essential to my professional success. Thank you, Kerry!


Kait A.

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