Andrea "AJ" Riley, BSPH, MPA, Ed.S
Hybrid Compliance &
Andrea J. Riley is a multi-subject matter expert who serves others thru a Participative and Transformational professional leadership style. Ms. Riley is fluent in the development, revision and upkeep regarding policy development, policy vs. practice analysis, revision, and implementation aligning with Federal and State levels as well as nonprofit organizations and businesses. Ms. Riley is an International Speaker, 4X Best Selling Author and International Best-Selling Author with five published works, including her personal testimony, “Valley to Victory,” regarding her journey in mental health, food addiction and trauma recovery.
Ms. Riley is also a Veteran, Mental Health Professional, Advocate, and conceptual reformist. She is the CEO and founder of AJRileySpeaks LLC., a platform providing an array of services such as support and advocacy, author coaching, peer review and other services. She is also the Founder and CEO of Metamorphosis Employee Relations, a human resources and employee relations hub where she provides hybrid and virtual services helping businesses and organizations lay the foundation and maintain it as well to ensure an effective, seamless relationship between an employer and those they serve to employ. From documentation to laws and regulations, she ensures the very best practices for her clients so they can focus on the services or products they provide.
She has served in various capacities with several professional and nonprofit organizations both locally in Mississippi, Nationally and Internationally. In 2021. She served as Keynote Speaker internationally for the TriBase Annual Diversity and Inclusion event at RAF Mildenhall in England, UK as well as a part of their planning committee during the time she was there.
Her formal Education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health, a Master’s degree in Public Administration, with a Human Resources concentration and Organizational Management certification, and a Doctoral Education Specialist degree in Adult Education. She is a Mississippi Statewide Autism Training Initiative instructor. She is a board-certified Advocate thru the National Advocate Credentialing Program. She is Mental Health First Aid Certified thru the National Council of Behavior Health as well as Suicide First Aid Certified enabling her to provide crisis intervention support and direction to needed services. She is also a Board Certified DOD Sexual Assault Victim Advocate.
Ms. Riley has presented at conferences and trainings over the years on various subject matters including Leading in the workplace, Conflict Resolution in the workplace, Diversity and Inclusion, Effective Management and leading, Working with your supervisor for subordinates, Parenting a child with Special Needs, Best Practices in Trauma recovery and many more.
Her integrity, servants’ heart, attention to detail and commitment will serve as an integral avenue in the world of employee relations as she continues to pour into organizations and businesses ensuring their ability to primarily focus on clients/customers they serve and the quality of products they provide.