About

About US

 

Yolanda Nichole Solutions is a management consulting firm who partners with mission-driven leaders to solve their most urgent problems and move the needle forward on achieving their organizational goals. 

Who We Are

MISSION

We empower SMB and nonprofit executives to achieve operational excellence, boost revenue, and improve customer delight through strategic planning, process optimization, and team engagement strategies.

VISION

To be a national partner in developing flourishing businesses and thriving communities.

Why Choose Us

Over 20 years in consulting

A trusted ally who enjoys collaborating with diverse teams to produce optimal results that bring positive change to companies and communities for the benefit of their end users. In diverse experiences, this has been accomplished with specialties in process improvement, project delivery/management, market research, marketing strategy, general management, product development, and team leadership. Previous industry experience includes telecommunications (equipment and wireless), transportation, information security, e-commerce, event services, marketing strategy, and nonprofit.

Keys to Success

01. Strategic Focus

We dedicate time to discover, maintain, and communicate strategic goals, optimizing productivity while allowing room for creativity and innovation.

02. Mission Driven

Our unwavering focus on the mission ensures that resources are aligned with time-based goals, delivering optimal results for your customers.

03. Effective Communication

Consistent, persistent, varietal communication is ingrained in our approach. We understand the nuances of cross-functional teams and tailor our methods to ensure successfully goal attainment.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) Lens

We consider inclusion in everything from our business operations to the phases of project work including data collection, analysis, strategy development, and implementation. We produce environments that nurture a sense of belonging for all who engage. This company is Black woman found and led small business so it is imperative to treat others how we wish to be treated.

Team

Our Founder

Yolanda Brown MBA

Yolanda Brown, MBA

Founder and President

Yolanda Brown is passionate about supporting mission-driven leaders in building companies and programs that help communities flourish.

For nearly 20 years, she has delivered value as a trusted ally, diligent solver of complex problems, and influential collaborator to managers and leaders within top organizations in the telecommunications (hardware and wireless), transportation, small business, and nonprofit industries.

Yolanda earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and professional certifications from Leadership North Carolina, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and National Development Council.

.

Learn more about her here.

Yolanda is a visionary who applies focus and detail to any project she undertakes. She listens to ideas and is able to develop them further with her knowledge and expertise. I appreciate that Yolanda takes the time to familiarize herself with industry standards in order to offer insight and recommendations that are competitive with the current market.

– Courtney R., Small Business Client

Our Beliefs

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Yolanda Nichole Solutions is a champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we touch. As a Black-owned, woman-owned small business*, we know the importance of unique perspectives and viewpoints in developing comprehensive solutions for the complex problems we solve and are committed to championing this outside of the organization. 

Diversity & Inclusion

We have a culture that recognizes, respects and appreciates the voices, talents, and skills of all humans inclusive of any race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, age, religion, and physical abilities

Equity

We believe in fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all people to include identifying, eliminating, and correcting barriers that have prevented the full participation of marginalized and underserved communities. 

You will see this reflected in the:

  • Staff, vendors, and suppliers we hire
  • Research, data, and experts we reference
  • Opportunities we engage that align with our mission 
  • Social causes we support including local organizations serving youth, fighting poverty, and uplifting underserved communities  

*SBA Economic Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), NC Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), and U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce certifications pending

Let’s Work Together

7 + 15 =

Headquarters in Durham, NC
919.627.7742
info@yolandanichole.com

Take Strategic Action On Your Business Every Week

Learn the latest business news and actionable advice each week to achieve operational excellence, boost revenue, and improve customer delight.

Confirm your subscription in your email and claim a free gift.