Niya S. Hamilton is a native North Philadelphian, Mother, creative and serial entrepreneur. She is the Owner & Principal of Niya Hamilton Consultancy LLC and Hamilton Luxe — a style and organizational service for commercial and residential customers. As a content creator, she manages on online business academy offering personal finance in her Money Matters 2020 course. Each week she presents a social media live series — Grace & Gratitude, interviewing national nonprofit leaders and entrepreneurs.
Since 1998, Ms. Hamilton has worked in both the public and private sector, and currently contracts her Finance & Accounting services to businesses needing short and long-term projects fulfilled. As your designated business consultant, she is committed and brings extensive corporate and charitable experience gleaning front and back office operations, marketing, and finance. A few of the notable corporations she has worked for include Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; The Government of Dubai, Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing; Ernst & Young LLP and Independence Blue Cross.
Ms. Hamilton acquired invaluable experience from The City of Philadelphia, Department of Public Health as a Fiscal Analyst; and as Grants Manager at Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers for 5 years. Her tenure at FIGHT allowed for substantial knowledge and growth of grants management in a broader context where finance, development, and program management are intertwined. She has worked closely with executive leadership, program managers, and funders over the years to ensure fiscal requirements and compliance were being met. This enhanced her understanding of business process management coupled with technical and budget skills, which are why clients seek her services.
As the former Board Chair of Urbanstead Francisville Farm, she understands the responsibility of compliance, resourcefulness, and creating processes and frameworks that produce viable and sustainable programs, projects and initiatives. Ms. Hamilton successfully navigated its board vetting process, best practices, diversity and inclusion efforts, and created strategic partnerships through community-based initiatives and local businesses.
Ms. Hamilton is a HBCU alumna of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration; and a MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management in Philadelphia, PA. She is an individual member of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO), and a Standards for Excellence PA Licensed Consultant. In her spare time, Ms. Hamilton volunteers facilitation to public programs conducting financial literacy, personal development, and career strategy sessions.