Arika Pierce, J.D.
Arika Pierce, J.D., CEO and founder of Piercing Strategies, is a leadership development expert with a passion for creating forward-thinking leaders. After 15 years of corporate leadership experience, her 360 view of leadership has empowered her to help organizations diversify and strengthen their leadership pipelines.
Arika brings a fresh and innovative approach that focuses on shifting the mindset, beliefs and actions that leaders need to thrive and succeed in their careers. She helps her clients create actionable plans that mitigate risks and open new avenues of opportunity.
Arika is a sought-after speaker whose interactive speaking style effectively engages audiences. She is also the author of the upcoming book “I Can. I Will. Watch Me: How to Not Be Overlooked, Underpaid or Undervalued” (June 2022).
Arika often mixes content with humor and leaves audiences with actionable and tactical tools to own their careers. Through her coaching, workshops, books, online courses, and membership community, she supports leaders across generations in their journey.
Arika holds a Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Louisiana State University.