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Dr. Alena Zachery-Ross
Consulting Services


Meet Dr. Alena Zachery-Ross

Dr. Alena Zachery-Ross, a native Detroiter, has 20 years of leadership and coaching experience. Her leadership experiences as a Superintendent of Schools, Pastor, Coach, and Consultant set her apart to be relatable and relevant to various clientele. Dr. Zachery-Ross launched Alena Zachery Ross, LLC and AZR Leads to help leaders transform, understand, and lead themselves first, then their teams and organizations towards successful outcomes even during these unprecedented times.

Dr. Zachery-Ross' passion is to see organizations and teams transformed by first developing the leader.  She has hosted and presented at seminars, conferences, and revivals across the nation. Alena focuses on leadership development, self/identity development, team building, and group member capabilities in workshops and lectures. She brings researched-based practices and strategies through humor and storytelling.

Dr. Zachery-Ross received a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education/Psychology,  a Master's of Arts in Educational Psychology, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Michigan State University. She earned her National Superintendent’s certification from the AASA National Superintendent’s Certification Program.  She is a member of the Forbes Business Council and is a prominent speaker, educational consultant, and transformational coach who facilitates professional learning throughout the United States.

Dr. Zachery-Ross is the Pastor of Lane Memorial CME Church in Jackson, Michigan, the Superintendent of Schools at Ypsilanti Community Schools in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

How to Become Unstoppable!


All DESERVE to reach their leadership goals and with the proper support

and guidance, IT IS POSSIBLE!

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Leads individuals, teams, districts, and churches in growth and development and helps each reach new heights both personally and professionally.

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Coaching and consulting with organizations through speaking engagements and workshops to provide versatility and assist with the unique needs of organizations. With the potential to provide several additional coaching to support organizations utilizing their unique niches. I will be “THE Leader of Leaders”.


I use an energetic, storytelling approach to teach the principles of leadership to individuals across cultures, classifications, and industries. My training is researched-based, yet, simple and applicable to employees or executive influencers.


Leadership and Coaching

I provide clients with more service than what they pay for and expect. With 20 years of leadership and coaching experience and a background in education, ministry, and consulting in various roles and arenas, I bring a broad lens with proven problem-solving strategies and approaches that impact both individuals and teams alike.

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