Kendra Wilson-Clements, THRP, SPHR
Kendra Wilson-Clements is the President of We The People Consulting, LLC, a native-owned management consulting firm that specializes in developing vision, building strategy, execution planning, operational excellence, leadership & workforce development, executive coaching, and strategic human resources. As a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Kendra has a passion for providing C-level solutions for Indian tribes and tribal enterprises, as well as entrepreneurs, small businesses, nonprofits and government sectors. Kendra has expertise in turnarounds and working with businesses and business leaders who are positioned for growth and change.
Kendra previously served as a Partner in The Mettise Group, a management consulting firm located in Oklahoma City. In addition to her role as Partner, she led the firm’s government services and human resources practices.
Before her time at The Mettise Group, Kendra spent more than 5 years in the Private Equity industry with Acorn Growth Companies. She served as a board member, Partner in the firm and Vice President of Global Human Resources, eventually shifting to the Mergers and Acquisitions side of the business.
Her strong business acumen and focus on operational excellence has a proven track record of innovative leadership resulting in exceptional business results. She has also been responsible for multi-site and multi-cultural workforces domestically, internationally, and in union and non-union environments.
Currently, Kendra is teaming with the Small Business Administration (SBA) leading a 6-month Emerging Leader’s program for entrepreneurs and small business owners. The program mirrors an accelerated MBA with practical curriculum and course work.
Kendra is an active Board of Directors member for Better Business Bureau (BBB) Oklahoma. She is also the Co-Founder and President of the Board of Directors for Matriarch, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization located in Oklahoma City, OK. Matriarch supports indigenous women by providing direct services and resources aimed at healing generational trauma through the process of cultural reconnection.
She attended Oklahoma City University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Pre-Law and was an active Phi Alpha Delta member.