Keecha Harris, DrPH, RD
Keecha Harris is President and CEO of KHA, a national consulting company and 8(a) firm based in Birmingham, Alabama. KHA leads organizational development, project management, and evaluation projects for publicly and privately funded efforts across a broad range of topics. KHA currently facilitates a professional development series—Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Environmental Philanthropy (InDEEP)— that has convened over 300 public private grantmakers who represent over $65 billion dollars in assets. KHA is also curating a racial equity leadership development initiative for foundation executives – The Presidents’ Forum.
Among current projects, Dr. Harris balances a portfolio that includes environmental, health, education, and food systems. Clients include the Annie E Casey, Robert Wood Johnson, W.K. Kellogg, William and Flora Hewlett, David and Lucile Packard, Schmidt Family, and Energy foundations as well as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). She has also led a learning community focused on community health enterprise for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as for food systems advocacy for the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group.
Dr. Harris served on the Board of Directors for the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation and received alumni honors from her undergraduate and graduate institutions – Iowa State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.