Andrà Ward

Andrà  Ward, Weatherhead Coach

"The Relentless and Passionate Pursuit of Excellence" is both a personal and professional mantra that Andrá leverages in his coaching practice. He's driven by helping others discover and leverage their own purpose and personal mission to fulfil their own dreams and vision for themselves. Core values, ethical principles, cultural traditions and beliefs systems are always held in highest regard for achieving the most sustainable coaching outcomes and results.

Andrá is an accomplished and results oriented consultant and master facilitator with over 25 years of experience working with individuals, teams, and executives in human resources development. His expertise is in guiding individuals and organizations toward personal or organizational effectiveness by maximizing individual leadership competencies, enhancing productivity through cultural agility, leveraging thinking and effective communication styles, and framing diversity/inclusion awareness and skills to enhance business results through personal and corporate accountability.

As a former Adjunct Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Andrá's ability to develop and design unique curricula, compliments his engaging and highly interactive facilitation style and ensures a practical application of skills and insights. The depth and breadth of his knowledge in organizational behavior and leadership development has made him a masterful, highly sought after keynote speaker for conferences and positions him as a thought leader on various leadership and diversity/inclusion panels.

Andrá is currently President and CEO of The Khafre Ward Corporation and is a valued training advisor and consultants to corporate executives across a broad range of industries, including financial services, retail, consumer products, and educational institutions to healthcare, utilities, government, and manufacturing corporations across the United States, Canada, Europe, Bermuda, China, Central America, Latin America and East, West and South Africa.

Mr. Ward was appointed to the Board of Regents of Northern Kentucky University, a Division I institution, by The Honorable Steven L. Beshear, the governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and is currently serving a six (6) year term. Recently appointed by the Hamilton County (OH) Board of Commissioners to a five (5) year term to the Economic Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council.

The Khafre Ward Corporation provides services and expertise in a full range of human resource management consulting and training, leveraging the collaborative efforts of the firm's resources along with the client's vision in order to create a unique professional development experience.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships:

  • InclusionInc, Minneapolis, MN
  • B & C International, High Point, NC
  • Cincinnati U.S.A. Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky African American
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Herrmann International, Inc.
  • National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR)
  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • International Leadership Association (ILA)
  • Northern Kentucky University Foundation Board (Director Emeritus)
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society

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