President | CEO — Uplift, Inc. | Automation Workz Institute
Ida Byrd-Hill is an urban futurist, economist, educator and tech guru. She is President of Uplift, Inc. and CEO of Automation Workz Institute,
Ida has 33 years of business experience including —
14 years piloting public – private partnerships that led to the turnaround of 6 Detroit Public Schools and the creation of a post-secondary AI video game powered cybersecurity certification school .
14 years as President of the Harvard Group Wealth Management where she led the growth from zero to 353 million dollars of Assets Under Management and trained 1000 hourly UAW/ Chrysler with SMART MONEY- Financial Fitness Course.
5 years in Human Resources culminating with a position as an Executive Search Consultant for F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants of Detroit where she placed 72 corporate executives including 30 Diversity hires.
Ida Byrd-Hill is a graduate from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor with a BA Economics,1989; and Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University with an MBA, 2014.