Washington, DC - March 17, 2021 - Guidehouse, a leading consultancy and solutions provider to the public and commercial sectors, proudly announced that Sherlonda Goode-Jones, Partner and Public Sector Financial Services Practice Leader, is a Washington Business Journal Diversity in Business Award honoree.
The 14th annual program celebrates diversity and inclusion in the workforce and honors inspiring business leaders of color in Greater Washington. Selected from over 200 nominations, Sherlonda is among a strong group of 25 exceptional individuals that have exhibited outstanding performance both professionally and in their community.
A recognized industry veteran, Sherlonda’s consulting career embodies more than 22 years of experience across the financial services and transportation industries. She currently leads Guidehouse’s Mortgage and Housing Finance business and client teams that provide advisory services to federal agencies involved in housing finance, financial stabilization, and credit operations.
As the Partner Champion for Guidehouse’s Black Inclusion Network, Sherlonda spearheads a team of 20 partners in the firm working towards this goal of supporting social justice programs. She is responsible for leading efforts to promote diversity efforts across the firm, including Guidehouse’s Listen, Learn and Act initiative to advance racial and social justice and equality.
“We congratulate Sherlonda on this important recognition,” said Scott McIntyre, Chief Executive Officer of Guidehouse. “She continues to inspire us all with her passion, dedication and commitment to diversity and inclusion. This award is a testament to her hard work and that of our team in encouraging a collaborative culture and fostering a diverse environment.”
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by the Washington Business Journal and their Diversity in Business awards program,” added Sherlonda. “I am proud to be among this group of outstanding business leaders, paving the way forward for their organizations and taking charge in driving positive change.”
A Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company, Guidehouse recently scored 100 Percent in the 2021 Corporate Equality Index.
Sherlonda will be honored at a virtual event on March 18th. For more information about the WBJ Diversity in Business awards, please visit The Washington Business Journal.