Tiffany Edwards is Chief Operating Officer of Karen Hoyos International (KHI) —With locations in northeast Ohio, New York, south Florida, Colombia, and Canada, the organization serves individuals, corporations, entrepreneurs. Tiffany also provides individual executive and celebrity coaching. As COO, Tiffany is responsible for overseeing all operations of KHI’s business, human resources and talent, strategic, enterprise and programmatic deployment planning. She joined the company in January 2016.
Edwards's leadership encompasses sales, strategic and enterprise resource planning, and public relations. Her experience includes executive project management, directorships, and information technology positions with organizations including the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, and JP Morgan Chase. She was a key staff member managing and supporting the strategic and long range planning and 60-million-dollar capital campaign for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. She is a graduate of Walsh University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration - Management and Bachelor of Arts degree - Corporate Communications with a Minor in English Literature. She has held the distinction of Certified Fundraising Executive since 2009.
Tiffany has become a nationally recognized voice on equity, diversity & inclusion, business strategy, and education. She contributes both nationally and internationally as the Global Philanthropy Chair for the Diplomats Diversi-Tea Gala which brings international ambassadors, consuls general, royalty and entertainment luminaries together to celebrate global diversity, unity, understanding, and interconnectivity. She is actively involved with myriad civic and professional institutions, a strategist for Providence Serving People, and a board member of the Greater Hope Foundation and Pillars United. Additionally, she is a member of the National Placemaking Council, the NAACP Ohio State Conference, and a former Executive Board Member of the Young Professionals of Akron and Children’s Concert Society.
In 2019, Tiffany received a Restorative & Social Justice award for her decades of nonprofit service work and she received a special proclamation from House Minority Whip Emilia Sykes. In 2011, the Chamber of Commerce named Edwards one of the 30 for the Future.
Tiffany is married to her witty, visionary, and enterprising best friend and better half, Jon, and is the mother of two toddlers. She loves gardening, sports, visual and performing arts, and cinema—particularly sci-fi and fantasy—and loves spending time with her best girlfriend, her 101 year-old grandmother.