Donda Combs is a leading expert in utilizing appreciation for organizational health. As CAO, Chief Appreciation Officer, with Applied Appreciation™ she serves: Corporations, Non Profits, Educational Organizations. Her role as an appreciation strategist involves creating an organizational blueprint for incorporating appreciation to maximize success, increase satisfaction ratings, extend tenures, attract top talent and facilitate organizational rejuvenation. A top 20 ranked business coach and trainer in a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary with over 20 years experience in coaching, she draws on an extensive background in Adult Learning Principles, personality preferences and the latest neuroscience research to transform lives through an empowering program. Donda is also a member of the National Speakers Associations. A survivor many times over, many of her strengths result from dealing with life’s tribulations including battles with Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer. She provides inspiration and techniques to allow others to transform their lives and organizations, through the use of Applied Appreciation™. As a Florida State University, Phi Mu alumni, and past chair for 6 years of The Second Harvest Feed America Food Bank, The Big Bend area, she travels from Florida.