LaDawna Barnes

Senior Consultant, Torinity Consulting Company

LaDawna Barnes is a Senior Consultant with Torinity Consulting Company. LaDawna specializes in finance and operations management.

LaDawna has over 17 years of experience in finance and operational management spanning several sectors including government, non-profit and education. She has provided expertise on budget optimization, process improvement, change management and policy development while directing teams through various implementation strategies for numerous government bodies on city and county level, as well as to quasi-government authorities.  Mrs. Barnes’ leadership has led to increased efficiency, decreased costs, improved processes and resource optimization, saving hundreds of job and millions of tax dollars.  In addition, Mrs. Barnes’ experience also includes creating performance metrics and financial policies, and management through fiscal oversight, strategic planning and operational management for some of the most blighted and distressed communities and organizations in the United States.

LaDawna has held leadership positions in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the University of Michigan Club of Atlanta.  She is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), Atlanta Track Club, Southeast Association of Facilitators and the Gwinnett County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Mrs. Barnes holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Michigan with dual specializations in Criminology, Deviance and Law and Social Welfare, Organizations and Social Services.  She also holds a Master of Public Administration from Kennesaw State University with a focus in Governmental Administration and is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified.