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Jarveal Baker

Senior Consultant

Jarveal cultivates human and organizational potential using a combination of  interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills and consulting and entrepreneurial experience. He offers clients a results-proven ability to apply strategic initiatives that propel organizations to exceed their organizational and development goals. Jarveal has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA from Florida A&M University. He spent 7 years working in consulting for Deloitte and EY (Ernst & Young) in New York City before creating an online firm that provided career advice and information to students and professionals. Most recently, Jarveal served as a Professional Development and Career Consultant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before joining Kotter. In his spare time, Jarveal enjoys traveling internationally, watching interviews on YouTube, and roller skating.

 

What’s got you thinking right now?

With my most recent experience being in higher education, I am thinking about the future of education and how colleges will have to shift their offerings to stay relevant with the ever changing job market.

Share something about you that would most surprise people.

I helped my best friend get on the TV show The Bachelorette.

Why did you decide to work at Kotter?

I decided to work at Kotter because it is at the intersection of consulting and leadership which are two things I am passionate about.

What is your proudest moment?

My proudest moment thus far was creating a successful travel business that inspired over 200 people of color to see the world and create lifelong memories.

What challenges do you most enjoy helping your clients solve?

I really enjoy helping clients and their employees reach their fullest potential.