Porsha Williams is vice president of higher education for Parker Executive Search.
She leads business, client and candidate development for the firm’s higher education practice.
Her career with the firm began as Chief of Staff to the President and quickly advanced through the ranks to her current leadership role. She is responsible for client management, candidate development and recruitment, and successful search execution. Porsha has significant experience recruiting world class leaders among colleges and universities across the country. She has successfully completed over 200 searches. In addition, Porsha has conducted substantial work for Fortune 500 companies in the financial services industry.
Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Porsha worked in sales and management for the Hertz Corporation and was quickly promoted to branch manager in Tucker, Ga. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in speech communications.
Porsha is passionate about diversity recruitment and finding opportunities for talented minority candidates. She also is an organizer and advisor to Feeding the Multitude, an organization that helps feed underserved youth and families.
Porsha lives in Dacula, Ga, with her husband, Courtney, and their daughters Kai and Kendall.