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Who We Are

Simone Morris Enterprises LLC is a certified minority and women-owned business founded in 2015. The company provides total inclusion solutions that include diagnosing cultural challenges and facilitating conversations, ideation, and implementation to leverage diversity and create the best organization possible.

Meet The Founder

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Simone Morris

CEO & Founder

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Simone Morris is CEO of Simone Morris Enterprises LLC, a certified minority and women-owned business enterprise providing leadership solutions. She is an award-winning diversity and inclusion leader recognized by Diversity Best Practices, Diversity MBA, Diversity MBE Magazine, and her former employer. The Stevie® Awards for Women in Business recently dubbed her the 2020 Bronze Winner for Female Solo Entrepreneur of the Year. 

Ms. Morris spent twenty-three years in Corporate America with retail, consumer products, financial, pharmaceutical, and information technology industries. Her work in the Diversity and Inclusion field began through leadership, an employee resource group, followed up with a role in Human Resources, and then as the Director of Diversity for the Southern Connecticut Society for Human Resources. Today, Ms. Morris is a consultant, trainer, coach and speaker committed to developing more inclusive leaders and creating authentic, inclusive cultures in organizations.

Our Team & Partners

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Laura Ploss

Operations Director

Laura Ploss is Operations Director for Simone Morris Enterprises LLC. She most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for By Kids For Kids Co. (BKFK)/ EduNetwork Partners, an educational marketing agency, where she spent the last 17 years.

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Olivier Kpognon

Media Support

Olivier J-P Kpognon is an international lifestyle "documenteur" and founder of O & Co. Media, a full-service photography, film and design studio launched in 2003.  He has a formidable reputation among both his peers and clients for his exceptional creativity, talent and professionalism. 

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Julie Kratz

Inclusion School Co-Host

Julie Kratz is a highly-acclaimed leadership trainer who led teams and produced results in corporate America. After experiencing her own career “pivot point,” she developed a process for women leaders build winning plans. Promoting gender equality in the workplace, Julie is a frequent keynote speaker and executive coach. 

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Bridgett McGowen

Communications Support

Bridgett is an award-winning international professional speaker, presentation skills coach, and a published author who has designed and delivered hundreds of high-impact webinars, keynote addresses, and workshops to thousands of professionals all around the globe.

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Karen Senteio

Mastermind Facilitation

Karen Senteio is an executive coach, trainer, facilitator, and founder of Karen Senteio Consulting.  With over 30 years of experience in corporate and non-profit environments, she partners with leaders looking to open their hearts and minds to a different way of thinking and leading.  

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Melinda Kasper

Administrative Assistant

Melinda Kasper is the Administrative Assistant for Simone Morris Enterprises LLC. She has worked the past 5 years as an administrative assistant and bookkeeper.

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What We Do

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Consulting

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Training

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Coaching

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Speaking

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Who We Serve

Women in Leadership

We coach women on the ins and outs of advancing in the workplace. We provide safe spaces to explore barriers to career advancement.

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Executives

We provide support to corporate, government and organizational leaders who are ready to build and sustain their diversity, equity and inclusion skills as leaders and mentors. We know they are consistently scrutinized and need to make difficult decisions while ensuring their teams feel respected, heard, and appreciated. 

Leadership Consulting Firms

We offer an extension of support to agencies who are focused on developing leaders in the workplace. We provide partnership that builds cultural competency through consulting, training, and coaching opportunities.

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Human Resource Leaders

We support Human Resource Leaders in the workplace by empowering them with the tools to support the transforming workplace. We provide spaces for emotional support and clarity in how to foster an inclusive workplace. 

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Philanthropy

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Helping the next generation of female leaders

Corporate, government and organizational leaders who are ready to build and sustain their diversity, equity and inclusion skills as leaders and mentors.

Finding a Cure for Memory Loss

We support the mission of Alzheimers to find a cure to eradicate Alzheimer's and dementia. We contribute funding and time to help advance the agenda.

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"Simone was an excellent facilitator to our team! She created a space that was safe for sharing and encouraged authentic conversation- we had more team members openly discuss challenges they face than we have ever had in previous sessions on DEIB.”
Demi Bohr
Organizational Effectiveness Consultant
Together Credit Union
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"If you are looking for help in moving your DE&I strategies forward, I highly recommend you reach out to Simone!”
Terry Gottleib
VP, Director Human Resources
The Family Security Plan
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Our Mission

Our mission is to create a more inclusive world by transforming leaders and workplaces. 

Simone Morris Enterprises LLC is a certified minority and women-owned business founded in 2015. The company provides total inclusion solutions that include diagnosing cultural challenges and facilitating conversations, ideation, and implementation to leverage diversity and create the best organization possible.

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