Kaletta Lynch is a powerful and positive force to be reckoned with. She is a poet, family woman of faith, public servant, community activist, project manager, and the first Chief Equity Officer for the Salt Lake City Mayor's Office. Kaletta is a native of Decatur, GA. She attended Dillard University in New Orleans, LA. Due to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina during her senior year, Kaletta transferred to the University of Maryland (College Park, MD) where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics. She is passionate about empowering people to live their best life and to be successful doing it.
From 2016 until 2019, Kaletta served in the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff. Under Mayor Mendenhall’s leadership, Kaletta returned to the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office in 2020 to serve as the Special Projects Manager in charge of managing the newly formed Racial Equity in Policing Commission, internship program, bill tracking legislative process, and ACE (Arts, Culture, and Events) fund. In 2021, Mayor Mendenhall appointed Kaletta as the first Chief Equity Officer of the Salt Lake City Mayor's Office of Equity & Inclusion. In addition to her public service in Salt Lake City, Kaletta has over 15 years of experience as a former federal background investigator, legislative executive assistant, contract agent, and intergovernmental liaison.
As the first Black woman to run for office in West Valley City, Kaletta garnered a lot of the community’s support during her grassroots campaign. After her campaign ended, Kaletta was inspired to start K Consulting Services in order to use her gifts, experience, talents, and expertise to push her clients towards excellence. She believes that GREATNESS IS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS and would like to help clients maximize their potential to achieve their goals. Kaletta specializes in time management and organization techniques, resume building, social media branding, developing and refining website content & layouts, life coaching, and image management.
In 2020, Kaletta received the Community Servant Award from the Iota Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc and the Sister Called to Serve Award from the Greater Salt Lake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Kaletta is an active member of the YWCA Utah (Board Member & former Chair of the Young Women’s Council), Greater Salt Lake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and various other community organizations.
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The power to be great is one touch away. What are you doing to activate excellence in your life? Are your mind, body, and fingers idle? Or, are you using your full self to network, learn, and excel to higher heights? Schedule a one on one 45 minute coaching session with Kaletta today to find out how to activate excellence in your personal and professional life. Email Kaletta at firstname.lastname@example.org.