I am the CEO and executive consultant. I bring over thirty-five years of executive consultancy, policy compliance, tactical guidance, safety preparedness, crisis and risk management, and strategic solutions to voluntary public and private sections. I leverage my unique skill set and diverse background of experience and expertise in human resources, DEI, public health and policy, political strategy, media relations and law enforcement, law, and legal litigation.
As a Communicator, I focus on (PINS)™ People, Issues, News, and Systems. I use my skills as a media-ready expert to covey messages across multiple mediums and platforms that speak to diverse audiences. I raise awareness and others' social consciousness through informative engagement about the issues that give people pause, press for accountability, and impact humanity.
As a public health and policy expert, I have focused on the intersectional vulnerabilities of BIPOC. I am have led national policy initiatives and global discussions on racism, gender-based violence, social justice, violence as a public health issue, re-entry and criminal justice reform, violence against women, human trafficking and exploitation, mass incarceration, HIV/AIDS, domestic and sexual violence.
As a Connector, I weave the lens of Public Health, Racial Equity, Vulnerability, Interpersonal Crimes, Law Enforcement, Human Rights, and Social Justice. I leverage my skills as an Intersectional SME to write policy, produce materials, develop and implement strategies, create plans, identify problems, offer solutions, and influence perspectives at the table and in the room.
As a Cultural and Racial Strategist, I provide (TIPS)™ Transform, Influence, Prioritize, and Stabilize clients across voluntary, private, and public sectors. I work with Boards, the leadership, and employees to facilitate uncomfortable conversations on structural racism and bias through (CRIED)™ Culture, Race, Inclusion, Equity, Diversity. Justice. to support HR teams offering agility in human resources, employee belonging and engagement, compliance, policy, workplace safety, risk assessment, and mitigation, investigations, and training.
As a law enforcement expert and federally certified instructor and consultant for the US Department of Homeland Security, I have been responsible for developing and delivering training to over 15,000 professionals across diverse disciplines on various issues, including domestic and sexual violence, stalking, human trafficking, workplace violence, drug trafficking and interdiction, crowd control and community, internet safety, and cyberthreats. I have effectively led training simulations for tactical engagement during hostage and rescue situations. I completed the Drug Task Force Supervisor School, the Hate and Bias Crime Program, Anti-gang training, Anti-Human Trafficking, and more.
As a political strategist and media strategist, I have worked with local, state, and federal political leaders in serving as the campaign manager for a successful County Judicial race, developing campaign strategies, media strategies, writing talking points, and serving as the background expert.
As a litigation and legal consultant, I offer attorneys, law firms, courts, businesses, and personal clients professional services. I have Opined expert witness reports, reviewed and analyzed cases and provided an initial report, conduct training, advised the courts, testified, conducted witnesses prep, served subpoenas, and drafted legal documents as part of a legal team.
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2020 Alumni, Women's Media Center, Progressive Women's Voices Leadership.
Sunny has worked as a subject matter expert with news anchors and journalists, developing background information for investigative reports and news stories.
Sunny is a TEDx Speaker and on-camera Crime and Policy Analyst for media outlets, including Newsy, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN/HLN After Dark, and Trinity Broadcast Network.
For media, inquiries - Sunny may be reached through this website or via the SheSource-Women's Media Center directory.