Keisha cultivates an inclusive, innovative, purpose-driven employee experience, actively ensuring equality of opportunity, where every individual brings their whole self to work and thrives.
Keisha Olinger is a Partner and the Mercer Atlanta Office Leader. She servers as a trusted advisor to client leaders driving measurable and meaningful business impact. Keisha is responsible for assembling the right team of Mercer colleagues to develop and flawlessly execute the appropriate solutions for each client’s unique objectives.
As the Atlanta Office Leader, Keisha cultivates an inclusive, innovative, purpose-driven employee experience, actively ensuring equality of opportunity, where every individual brings their whole self to work and thrives.
Keisha is an accomplished change leader with over 20 years experience. She has successfully partnered with organizations on a variety of strategic initiatives. She is an expert on providing trusted, strategic and tactical advice – from the Board and C-suite executives to frontline managers and employees – across a variety of industries to attract, inspire, engage, motivate and retain current and future talent. Her business transformation experience includes diversity, equity and inclusion, the employee experience, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, organizational restructuring, technology implementation and leadership and culture alignment.
Education and Advocacy
Keisha is a graduate of Miami University (Ohio) with a bachelor of arts in English Literature. In addition to holding graduate certificates in programs from the University of Michigan and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), she was awarded the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Gold Quill Award for excellence in change management and communication in 2014 and 2015.
Keisha is also an advocate at heart, serving as the chairwoman for the Metro Atlanta American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Circle of Red, focused on engaging with executives and businesses raising money and awareness for the American Heart Association.