WrightWay Consulting, Inc. is A NATIONAL Leadership AND strategy DEVELOPMENT FIRM Since 1984.

We help public and private organizations strategize in changing situations and develop the leadership, managerial, relationship and operational skills to achieve success.

Our customized workshops, planning, mediation and consulting attain results:

  • Creating cohesive organizations with renewed commitment to goals and priorities
  • Facilitating organizational alignment around a clear strategic direction and plan
  • Enhancing leadership capacity to anticipate and address employee challenges
  • Reducing turnover, absenteeism and complaints
  • Clarity on changing roles & responsibilities
  • Increasing productivity and financial performance
  • Resolving new or festering conflicts 


Adena Wright Williams

CEO, WrightWay Consulting. Inc.


In her 20 (plus) year career, she has developed and taught over 500 courses on a range of topics including Leadership Resilience, Managing Conflict, Employee Engagement, Managing Differences, Emotional Intelligence, Team Develop- ment, Delegation and Empowerment, Leading Change and Dealing with Difficult Employees. She has taught Leader- ship, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Conflict Resolution and Strategic Thinking and Planning courses at CDC University and throughout CDC since 2010. Participants credit her facilitation style, varied teaching modalities, depth and breadth of experience with providing a learning experience that they both enjoyed and will use.

Prior to launching WrightWay Consulting, Adena held corporate and university management positions. She was Asso- ciate Director and faculty member of UCLA’s School Management Program for nearly 14 years where she specialized in leadership, collaboration, planning and conflict resolution. She is former co-chair of the Operations Committee of the Los Angeles County Children’s Planning Council and served on the Advisory Board of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. As faculty of the Center for Reform of School Systems (CRSS) in Houston, Adena taught institutes on reform governance and coached school boards from urban districts around the country.

Adena received her Bachelor’s degree from Spelman College, her MBA from UCLA and is a doctoral candidate in Human and Organizational Systems at the Fielding Graduate University. She received mediation and negotiation certifications from the Harvard Program on Negotiation and the Center for Conflict Resolution in Santa Monica, CA. Her radio show “Adena Wright on Change” was broadcast from Phoenix to a listenership across the country.