Latesha Byrd


Latesha Byrd is a former recruiter turned career consultant and professional branding strategist who helps people who are ready to change their career and their life.

She believes that everyone deserves to find rewarding work they are passionate about and enjoy, and provides the tools needed to live their best life. After working in various areas of recruiting and professional development, she launched Byrd Career Consulting. Through her firm, she helps students, young professionals, managers and executives get clear on their career goals and create solutions and tools to achieve those goals, with a personal touch along the way.

Latesha uses a genuine and passionate approach to help her clients succeed, and knows what employers are looking for in high quality candidates. Latesha brings years of professional recruiting experience that has allowed her the opportunity to meet hundreds of candidates with a variety of skills and experiences. 

After graduating from UNC Charlotte and North Carolina State University with a BS Accounting and Masters in Accounting, respectively, she began her career with one of the largest consulting and professional services firm in the world.  Quickly realizing that she needed to follow her passion, she completely changed careers and went into talent acquisition, working with hundreds of candidates to place them into careers.

 Latesha was a 2016 30 Under 30 Award Recipient with the Charlotte Black Chamber of Commerce. Currently, she serves as the Vice President of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Charlotte Chapter and Director of Student Member Services of the Southern Region of NABA, overseeing profesional development programming and operations of over 40 NABA collegiate chapters. She also serves as a member of the Advisory Council for Business Professionals of America and Inclusion Champion for the AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion.

Are you wanting to create the life you desire and find the career you love? Looking for a more rewarding and inspiring life, or simply a job that does not feel like work itself? We can help!

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