Makiyah Moody

Kairos & Heart Consulting, LLC

Affiliated with Boardsource since 2018

About Makiyah

As a skilled facilitator and governance specialist who helps leaders navigate strategic planning, partnerships, and leadership development, Makiyah pushes organizations to interrogate their worlds in pursuit of deeper impact with an overarching focus on racial equity and capacity building. Her motivation to launch Kairos & Heart stemmed from a pandemic realization that being and doing are different and she wanted to redesign her life.

  • An intuitive and curious leader recognized for an outstanding track record of cultivating meaningful relationships, forging partnerships, strengthening boards, and executing strategy
  • Committed to collaboration and co-creation
  • Driven to advance equity across all organizational levels
  • Provokes critical reflection and provides a robust challenge to decision making
  • Analytical and discerning, capable of excavating meaning and accelerating purpose-driven organizations into the future
  • Above all, confident in supporting organizations to adapt and embrace strategy that prioritizes racial equity, diversity, and inclusion

Consultant Information

Email: [email protected]


Location: Nashua, New Hampshire

Areas of Expertise: Board culture and dynamics, Board roles and responsibilities, CEO/Board chair coaching, CEO-Board partnership, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity, Executive transition, Fundraising, Founder transitions, Governance structures, Strategic board composition, Strategic planning and visioning, Succession planning, Sustained collaboration (mergers, partnerships, etc.)

Areas of Engagement: Board self-assessment review and action planning, Board education retreat or seminar, Ongoing governance coaching and advising, Governance structure and design, Large-group training or conference session, Facilitation of important board conversations

Mission Areas: Advocacy organizations, Associations, Community foundations, Corporate volunteerism programs, Family foundations, Federated organizations, Founder-led organizations, International/Multi-National NGOs, Private foundations, Religiously-affiliated organizations, Social justice organizations

Virtual Work Availability: Flexible, based on needs