Talent Fairy Godmother| Owner, Calista Phair LLC
Calista Tucker is a native of Seattle, WA and CEO & Founder of Calista Phair, LLC-Talent Fairy Godmother. Calista has a zeal for business coaching, while possessing a work matrix combination consisting of Talent Acquisition, Change Management, Business Sales Generation, Workforce Training to recruit top talent and mentoring others who desire to advance in their careers, grow a business and maximize their potential. With over 15 years of expertise in recruitment and consulting, Calista has strong social-media experience and has become a networking guru, which led to successful ‘grass roots’ recruiting and implementing community outreach in filling various company’s one to two years vacant positions within three to six months. Calista is a graduate of Bennett College, in Greensboro, North Carolina and a member of Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity Inc. Calista has been a speaker consecutively for the last few years at Alpha Kappa Psi Regional Conference the Principled Business Leadership Institute in Atlanta, GA and she speaks to youth in various youth programs, colleges and universities across the county. Calista is a recipient of the 2016 CMBCC (Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce) “30 under 30” recognition honoring Charlotte’s brightest young business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals. She also was Prosocialites July 2017 Women of the Month #WCW (Women Crush Wednesday) and featured on Fox 46 News Good Day Charlotte and recognized for being an impactful woman in business. Calista was Woman of the Month for Autumn Magazine based out of Phoenix, AZ August 2017. In May 2020, Calista earned a certificate at Cornell University under the Bank of America Institute program entitled Women’s Entrepreneurship. August 16th, Calista was featured in Pittsburgh Post Gazette sharing stories of four working women called “Losing Ground To COVID.” Calista was speaker at PowerToFly Allyship to Impact Summit September 10th & 11th bringing over 10,000 registrants from around the globe speaking about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and how companies can combat racism at work on a daily basis. Calista lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her husband and one year old son.