As an entrepreneurial professional, Elicia Pegues Spearman is skilled at bridging gaps and inspiring others in the interest of solving problems, achieving goals, and meeting objectives. When facing challenges, she is never afraid to explore creative ways to overcome whatever obstacles are in the way.
Elicia believes that all tough times are a trial. During such challenging times, she strives to help others work through their issues by turning feelings of despair into renewed hope.
As a C-Suite Executive with expertise in Legal and Human Resources, Elicia is an enthusiastic and motivated strategic business partner. Having managed and directed diverse client groups, she excels at change management, organizational redesigns, and leadership development. This has put her in a unique position to help the individuals and organizations with whom she works.
With a distinguished law career, Elicia has soared in public, private, and governmental organizations as well as in various industries ranging from Healthcare, Defense, Manufacturing and Higher Education. Her prior employers have included the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Children’s National Medical Center (DC), Aetna, Hubbell, General Dynamics Electric Boat and now Quinnipiac University. She is licensed to practice law in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Recognized in 2019 among the “Most Influential Women in Corporate America” by Savoy magazine and featured in the GetFive Executive HR series, Elicia strives to give back to the community as a board director, panelist, public speaker, and facilitator. She is an active member and local, regional and natonal leader in many of her organizations including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Links, Incorporated, Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church, and Jack & Jill of America, Inc., to name a few.
Dependable and loyal, Elicia firmly believes that the best leaders are those who help to empower and develop future leaders. Elicia has assisted others in working through their current challenges, gain momentum, and move to the next level so that they can achieve their next personal or professional goal – and redesign their teams for high performance.