Kella Price named Top Ten Business Woman in America
The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) named Dr. Kella Price, SPHR, CPLP, SHRM-SCP, CEO and HR/Training Consultant with Price Consulting Group and Fitness and Nutrition Coach with Kella Price Fitness, one of the Top Ten Business Women of the Year. The Top Ten Business Women of ABWA is a national program that honors 10 outstanding members for achieving excellence in career, education and community involvement.
Price has 20 years of experience in human resources, training and development, and talent management functions. She has published on training delivery; social media; diversity; expatriates; and stress, job satisfaction, and employee turnover. In addition, she has designed numerous virtual training and development tools. She regularly posts via twitter: @kellaprice and authored Twitter for Trainers, QR Codes for Trainers, More than 111 Twitter Twips, and QR Codes Made EZ. She is also a contributing writer for T&D magazine's Learning Blueprint column, in which she has covered Google Plus and Pinterest for Learning.
She is also a fitness and nutrition coach with Beachbody/Kella Price Fitness and a homeschool mom of four boys, ages 7, 8, 11, and 16.
Price is an active member of the community, participating in Rotary, Toastmasters, the Officer's Spouses' Club of MCAS Yuma, American Business Women's Association (ABWA), Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), and many philanthropic organizations including Arizona Children’s Association, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Children's Museum of Yuma County, and Yuma Community Food Bank.
Price has a DBA and MBA from Nova Southeastern University in Business and Human Resources Management. She also holds a BA from the University of Pittsburgh in French, Spanish, and Business. Other education has included American Sign Language/Interpreter Training Program, and nutrition and exercise science. This is a second national recognition Price has received this year; she was named MCAS Yuma Military Spouse of the Year by Military Spouse Magazine earlier this spring.
Currently a member of “The Territorial Charter Chapter” founded April 22, 1971 with current membership of seventy woman. Over the past 44 years the league has awarded over $250,000 in Scholarships within our community.
For more information on the local Chapter go to www.abwayuma.org.
“Top Ten candidates are a paradigm for ABWA members who strive for excellence in their careers, their communities, and in the Association,” says René Street, ABWA Executive Director. “It was a privilege to recognize these outstanding women this year at the National Women’s Leadership Conference and to gain inspiration from their accomplishments.”]
“Getting recognized by ABWA as a leader in business is a great honor. As a military spouse and working mom, I hope that I encourage others to get involved, make an impact, and excel in their profession. Lead the way for the next generation, because they are watching you and taking notes,” Price says. She encourages women to find mentors and give others opportunities to grow and develop, because it’s about giving back.