Daisy M. Jenkins, Esq., is the president of Daisy Jenkins & Associates, LLC, specializing in human resources consulting, executive and developmental coaching, and a leadership adviser in the THEO Executive Group headquartered in Irving, Texas. Jenkins previously served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Carondelet Health Network and a number of human resources executive positions with Raytheon Company.
Jenkins published articles locally and nationally and authored two books, “Within The Walls, A Journey Through Sexism and Racism in Corporate America” and “The Green Machine.” She has received numerous awards: Women Who Lead from the University of Arizona (UA) Gender & Women’s Studies, the Phenomenal Woman of the Year from the UA Black Alumni Association; 2007 Tucson Woman of the Year, Distinguished Alumnus from the UA James E. Rogers College of Law, and recognized in Ebony Magazine as one of the African American Women at the Top in Corporate America.
Community service includes the University of Arizona National Leadership Council, chair of the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona Board of Directors, member of the Tucson Airport Authority, UA James E. Rogers College of Law Board of Visitors, and Pima County Health Care Benefits Trust Board. Jenkins is a dedicated education advocate for African American student achievement.
Jenkins holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication from the University of Hawaii and a juris doctor degree from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. She is a member of the State Bar of Arizona.