TaMiya leads Grant Thornton’s West Region Advisory practice. Her span of responsibility and influence crosses seven states, a dozen offices and all advisory services. Throughout her 18 years in advisory services, TaMiya led multiple initiatives across service lines and industries. She is a certified public accountant who started her career in risk advisory services overseeing corporate governance consulting projects. In subsequent years, she delivered accounting, business process and technology services to publically traded and regulated companies. Today, TaMiya specializes in business transformation with a passion for technology and change management.
TaMiya is highly familiar with complex infrastructure and organization designs. As it pertains to technology security consulting, TaMiya’s expertise also includes audit and compliance services; systems selection and configuration across the life cycle; and data security standards reviews. Where international and global businesses expertise is warranted, her professional client service experience extends to Europe and Asia.
Prior to re-joining Grant Thornton, TaMiya founded and led her own consultancy business for seven years 2006 to 2013. Based on her experience serving both local and regional companies, as well as global Fortune 100 entities, TaMiya is adept at creating a realistic scope and carrying out risk-based approaches for engagements.
Over the past years, TaMiya has worked closely with dynamic organizations and she has developed a reputation for excellence as a trusted advisor. She is a strong project manager who excels at planning, execution and closing large projects for national and international assignments.
For the past three years, TaMiya has been the West Region Executive Sponsor for the African American Business Resource Group (inclusion initiative). She is a leader, through formal mentor programs on campus, at the University of Southern California for both the Marshall Business School and the Black Alumni Association. Outside of the office, TaMiya spends her time with her son, husband and their dog Rison. You may see her snowboarding during the winter and she has recently taken up golf as a hobby.