Niya Hamilton is the Founder & Principal of Niya Hamilton Consultancy LLC. She is the owner of NiyaShenell Holdings LLC; and Hamilton Luxe, providing residential and commercial clients organizational and styling services. She is the the content creator of Money Matters 2020, an online personal finance course; and two social media live series — Evening Joe and Grace & Gratitude — which discusses nonprofit management and entrepreneurial leadership.
Since 1998, Niya has worked in both the public and private sector various industries. Currently, she contracts as a Finance & Accounting professional to businesses needing short and long term projects fulfilled. As a business consultant, Niya brings extensive corporate and charitable experience gleaning from administrative front and back office operations, marketing, and financial reporting from entities such as Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; the Government of Dubai, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing; Ernst & Young LLP; and Independence Blue Cross.
Her vision is to positively impact communities by educating and equipping individuals and businesses with leadership and management strategies to fulfill their mission. In the last six years, Niya served as a former Budget Analyst contracted for The City of Philadelphia, Department of Public Health; and worked as Grants Manager at Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers. In addition to her administrative and finance expertise, she possesses substantial knowledge and proficiency in grants management, and has worked closely with executive leadership, program managers, and funders. Her understanding of business process management coupled with her technical and budget skills are why clients seek her services.
As the former Board Chair of Urbanstead Francisville Farm, Niya understands the responsibility of compliance, resourcefulness, and creating processes and frameworks that produce viable programs, projects and initiatives. Niya has successfully navigated board vetting process, best practices, diversity and inclusion efforts, and created strategic partnerships. By focusing on these critical areas organizations have the means to optimize services, diversify funding, and increase revenue streams to improve fiscal health; and meet the goals and objectives of their mission.
Ms. Hamilton is a native North Philadelphian, mother and HBCU alumna of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Niya received her MBA in 2015 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. Niya volunteers facilitation to public programs conducting financial literacy, personal development, and career strategy sessions. Ms. Hamilton enjoys time with her family and loved ones who inspire and motivate her daily.