About Ty

Ty Ekelemu knows what it takes to land your dream job and navigate the corporate world. With over a decade of experience in Corporate America, Ty has successfully led projects and diversity and inclusion initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. She has also provided the roadmap for women and minorities to perform at their highest levels and reach the C-Suite


Ty is a Vice President, Senior Audit Manager  specializing in risk management, governance, and reporting. Prior to , Ty led audits and special reviews at GE Capital, Exelon Corporation, and Deloitte.

After noticing a lack of diversity at the management level, Ty became a champion for diversity and inclusion efforts beyond the workplace. In 2017, Ty founded Corporate Career Strategists, a boutique professional development and coaching firm designed to give women and people of color the real CAR (coaching, access, and resources) they need to accelerate their career goals. Corporate Career Strategists has helped hundreds of underrepresented professionals harness their strengths and win in the workplace.

Ty’s corporate success and leadership involvement have helped her become a highly-sought after speaker for many conferences, events, and workshops. She has delivered numerous speeches all over the United States for both corporate and non-profit organizations, GE Capital, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), Summer Search, Bottom Line, The Roxbury Innovation Center and Boston Speaks.. Ty currently serves on the Executive Board of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and is a former Board member of the NABA Chicago Chapter. 

Ty is a Certified Internal Auditor. She earned a Bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Northeastern University. She also received a Spanish Language Certificate from the Universidad Pan Americana in Mexico City and completed the Harvard Executive Leadership program.

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