Latricia Davis

Latricia C. Davis, M.S., is the founder of Power To Emerge, a global leadership and event production management company. As a transformational speaker and personal development coach, Latricia specializes in entrepreneurial leadership development and is known as an industry trendsetter and visionary leader. With a passion for empowering women and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Latricia has hosted leadership conferences across the U.S. and Canada and launched The Girl Get Your Breakthrough™ Network to unleash “The Power of the Now Woman.” Latricia holds a Master of Science degree and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Creative Leadership, Innovation, and Change.

Latricia is a trailblazer who has worked across various industries, including corporate, county government, not-for-profit, and higher education. She was the first African American woman appointed as the Erie County Executive Director of the Commission on the Status of Women, where she promoted gender equality and the empowerment of women. With her transformation mindset formula “S.H.I.F.T,” Latricia guides clients to personal and professional satisfaction. In her work, she continues to advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion as the Director of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity at West Herr Automotive Group and is dedicated to creating a more inclusive world.

Latricia has received numerous recognitions for her contributions, including the 2022 Black Achievers Award and being named one of Buffalo’s Power 100 Business Leaders of Color. She is a devoted wife to her husband, Apostle Garney Davis Jr., and mother to their adult children. Her motto is “Leave No Dream Unfulfilled.”