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DR. DIANE DANIELS ADOMA
Dr. Daniels Adoma is the current owner of Diane Adoma Consulting LLC a professional management woman owned firm who specializes in training, communications, and marketing. She is the former owner of Adoma & Associates DBA H&R Block in Rockdale County and was the first Black American to own franchises in the southeastern united states. She is currently a Public Information and Communications Coordinator subcontractor for the largest project that GDOT has awarded in DeKalb County and this year her firm reached a major milestone in growth.
Her past work experience spans more than 25 years with fortune 500 firms such as CNN, AT&T, and others. Diane Adoma Consulting LLC is currently certified through SBA as a Woman Owned Small Business and is certified as a Minority Woman Owned Business and a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in five (5) states. Dr. Adoma has a doctorate degree with an emphasis in Human Resources Management, a master’s with an emphasis in eCommerce and a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She is also a published author and an expert in small business research in Georgia with her writings available in libraries across the nation.
With a passion for small businesses, Dr. Adoma launched the “100 Women 100 Million Dollar Project” to help women become government contractors. Her community involvement spans across not just Georgia but around the world. As Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the largest chamber for people of color in Georgia she is also the membership chair for the Tucker Rotary Club. She has volunteered with Georgia Greater Black Chamber and ATL Airport Chamber and the Conyers Rockdale Chamber. In addition, as a member of National Council of Negro Women she hopes to one day be president to continue to inspire and motivate women that failure is simply a “stepping stone to success”.
She has formerly volunteered with United Way, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Be Someone Inc, Beverly Cunningham Foundation, American Businesswomen’s Association, Eastern Star, NAACP member, ACLU and many more. Dr. Adoma is often referred to as “Little Shirley Chisholm” and she is a former Stonecrest City Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem and a graduate of Leadership DeKalb and Leadership Rockdale, Georgia Economic Development Academy, Minority Women Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, recipient of global Rotary Five Avenues of Servicer, two times congressional recognition from Congressional Hank “Henry” Johnson, Bold and Courageous Award, Titan Award and the James P. Culpepper Volunteer of the Year Award and many more.
Dr. Adoma has two children; a daughter who is a graduate of Stanford University who is a pediatrician and a son who is a local business owner and is a member of Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church and chairs the business ministry.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, walking, cooking, reading, traveling, and attending the opera. Her passion for quality education is exemplified in her journey from “GED to PhD”.