About the Speaker
Felicia Hall Allen - Attorney and Former WNBA Executive
Felicia Hall Allen, CEO of Felicia Hall Allen & Associates, brings unique depth to specialties of leadership, team building, organizational development, executive coaching, and sports management. Felicia firmly believes that the “greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.”
A native of Shreveport, Louisiana this former student athlete was fortunate enough to earn a basketball scholarship to The University of Iowa where she played for Hall of Fame Coach, C. Vivian Stringer. At Iowa, Felicia was conferred two degrees, one in Elementary Education and the other a Juris Doctorate from The University of Iowa, College of Law.
Felicia is a former Manager for NIKE'S Women's Basketball Sports Marketing department and a Team Executive for the WNBA Charlotte Sting. For several years Felicia served as the Executive Director of Leadership America North Carolina - a statewide women's leadership organization.
In addition to serving as an Organizational Development Consultant and Change Agent for several businesses Felicia facilitates leadership development and team building trainings nationally for college sport teams. She regularly presents at Conference meetings and on college campuses around the country. Highly sought after, Mrs. Allen also works on various projects with the NCAA, WBCA and BCA.
Several years ago, Felicia began her Sports Management practice and now represents college coaches in NCAA Division I & II. Annually, she and her husband host a Professional Development Symposium (A Step Up) for College Assistant Basketball Coaches.
Recognized as a community leader, Felicia was named one of the Charlotte Post's People of Prominence, Charlotte Business Journal's Top 40 under 40 and has also been recognized as one of the "First Ladies of Charlotte" by A Child's Place. Mrs. Allen currently serves as a member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Directors.
In 2010, Felicia was selected from thousands of former Big Ten student athletes to be featured during Black History Month on the Big Ten Conference website.
Felicia Hall Allen is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and serves as President of the Crown Jewels Chapter of The Links Incorporated. She resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband, Johnny Allen.