Makiyah Moody

Makiyah Moody, Founder and President

Kairos & Heart LLC

Makiyah Moody (she/her) is founder and president at Kairos & Heart LLC where she helps organizations ask and answer critical questions about how to deliver on their missions more effectively. A skilled facilitator and governance specialist, Makiyah launched Kairos & Heart LLC in August 2021 after realizing that being and doing are different and she wanted to explore different design choices for partnering with organizational leaders.   

For five and a half years, Makiyah sharpened her consulting skills at La Piana Consulting, a national management consulting firm. Prior to joining La Piana in 2016, she directed governance initiatives for the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools, was founding executive director of the New Orleans regional office of Leading Educators and held various roles over six years with the KIPP Foundation. Additionally, she was a 2013 participant in the Aspen Institute’s Roundtable on Community Change Racial Equity Leadership Development Seminar, is a Pahara Institute NextGen Fellow, an Executive Scholar with the Center for Nonprofit Management at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a BoardSource Certified Governance Consultant.  


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