Dr. Markey W. Pierré has a track record of being incredibly successful at developing collaborations across diverse viewpoints, frequently crossing deep divides to push public policies for the greater good.
Dr. Pierré’s client list included Fortune 500 companies, school boards, gaming and entertainment facilities, municipal bodies, and professional and trade organizations. Dr. Pierré built her reputation as a forceful and effective advocate in this role.
She is motivated to help people in various industries fight for change as she has and create a space for their visions and their voice despite being from an underrepresented background. Her drive, perseverance and leadership style is what paved the path for her success in advocating for women and minorities in the political, leadership and education arenas.
Dr. Pierré has continued to uphold her reputation, taking on another important responsibility in the community and business sectors by demonstrating her essential talents for success.
Dr. Pierré is the point of contact for key projects and is in charge of the strategic agenda, which will include both organizational and operational initiatives, as the Vice-Chancellor of External Affairs and Chief of Staff for Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. She continually adds to her pool of achievements, responsibilities and networks.
She operates this platform to give effective communication and assistance in relation to external affairs with local, state, and national authorities.
Dr. Pierré helps plan special events to ensure that underrepresented groups in healthcare organizations are represented and included at LSU Health Shreveport’s Senior and Human Resource leadership. During her career, Dr. Pierré has received numerous accolades for her professional excellence and unwavering dedication to community service and diversity and inclusion.
She has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Businesswoman of the Year Award from Shreveport-Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce, as well as being named one of Bossier’s Top Businesswomen by SB Magazine.
Dr. Pierré is also the first black woman to chair the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and the Independence Bowl of Shreveport, and she was given the prestigious Virginia K. Shehee Most Influential Woman Award for breaking barriers as the first African American woman to head up both organizations.
The DBA Vice Chancellor of External Affairs and Chief of Staff at LSU Health Sciences Center is Dr. Markey W. Pierré. As a result, her lifelong dedication to professional excellence, community service, and sound public policy has been recognized by all.
This has resulted in her making significant gains for the State of Louisiana in a number of areas, including K-12 education and higher learning, construction, healthcare, maritime law, and municipal administration.
Dr. Pierré’s ideas of inclusive leadership resulted in groundbreaking legislation that has had far-reaching benefits for future generations, as she became a successful business owner and executive, author, motivational speaker, lobbyist, and adjunct professor.
Dr. Markey Pierré is known for her ability to transform the most difficult topics into relatable, easy to understand keynote speeches and sessions. Her passion for living is contagious as she inspires audiences with her ability to convey messages that can alter behaviour. From finding self-worth, expressing gratitude and empowering yourself, it is evident in her speeches and works of writing that she has vast experience.
For the past 13 years, she has been fighting for her client’s interests as the former President and Managing Partner of Southern Strategy Group in North Louisiana, a full-service government consulting firm based in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Her mission is to keep fighting to break institutionalised barriers that underrepresented individuals face, and help such ones flourish in their respective secular environments.
To know more about Dr. Markey W. Pierré, visit https://www.markeywpierre.com/.