Shontra Powell

VP Sales Strategy & Operations, Hertz

Shontra Powell has crafted leadership and general management skills throughout her 26- year career in business. Shontra has gained cross-functional and diverse industry experience, with achievements in delivering corporate strategy & development, both transactional and operational. She is a visionary and passionate leader of people. Shontra has set her skills apart with world-class companies, and compliments her corporate resume with experience as an entrepreneur, co-creating and leading a strategic growth consulting business. Shontra further diversified her offer in governance leadership serving as the Chief Operating Officer for a global non-profit. Shontra has a history in non-profit board leadership since 1998, serving civic and arts organizations. She is an active member of the service sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. Shontra has an Executive MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, as well as a BBA in Finance from Loyola University of New Orleans.

Women of Color
Career and Leadership