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At Plan To Action, our values are at the core of everything we do. Through our 'T.I.I.P.S.' values, we embrace teamwork, intentionality, integrity, practicality, and support. These principles guide our actions, ensuring that we collaborate seamlessly, act with purpose, uphold ethical standards, prioritize practical solutions, and provide unwavering support to our team and clients alike. Together, we strive to make a positive impact and drive meaningful change in diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Collaborating synergistically across departments, functions, and levels to achieve common goals, leveraging diverse skills, perspectives, and strengths to drive collective success.


Acting with purpose, clarity, and mindfulness in all endeavors, ensuring our actions are deliberate, thoughtful, and aligned with our values and objectives.


Upholding the highest ethical standards, honesty, and moral principles in all interactions and decisions, building trust, credibility, and accountability within the organization.


Emphasizing practical solutions and approaches that are efficient, effective, and realistic in achieving our goals and objectives.


 Providing assistance, encouragement, and resources to empower individuals and teams to succeed and foster a culture of collaboration and mutual aid.


Meet the passionate team behind Plan To Action! With a shared commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in every workplace, our dedicated professionals bring a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to the table.

Sertrice Shipley, CEO

Prior to leading Plan To Action, she made significant contributions as Co-Owner & Chief Consulting Officer of Mattingly Solutions. Her dynamic consulting has benefited clients like the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Koppers, and American Humane, delivering comprehensive DEI solutions ranging from executive advising to behavioral change strategies.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Sertrice is deeply committed to community service. She holds prestigious positions such as Chair of the board for Blacks in I/O, serves on the Board of Directors for the Lucy Daniels Center, the Board of Advisors for GoBe Kids, and the Radford University IO program Board of Advisors. Additionally, she contributes her time and insights to national organizations like the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.

A respected DEI thought leader and public speaker, Sertrice has been invited to speak at prominent events like the Society for Human Resource Management, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and various city Chamber events across the United States. Residing in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband Abraham and their dog Winston, Sertrice continues her mission through Plan To Action, leveraging her deep-rooted knowledge and commitment to foster inclusive workplace cultures and drive meaningful change in DEI implementation.

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