Career Advisory, Speaking & Workshops, Management Consulting Expert
Damali Rhett has been helping clients and corporations since 2004 find their approach to successful careers and lives.
After graduating from the Tuck School of Business, Damali worked as a sought-after strategy adviser to energy companies specializing in business process transformation.
Since 2004, Damali has helped numerous people find success in their careers, particularly in management consulting. Since 2006, Damali has worked with several consulting firms on recruiting at various levels in the recruiting process. She has led numerous national sessions on successfully navigating the consulting case and behavioral interviews. She has over a 95% success rate for clients she has coached one-on-one in the case interview process. Additionally, since she led MBA recruiting for the Tuck School for Deloitte Consulting, Damali understands what drives the consulting process. My experience with the case interview isn't just because I spent eight years in management consulting. During my time as a consultant, in addition to working as a consultant, I led the recruiting team for a top MBA. I gave dozens of candidates cases, gave case feedback to the national recruiting team and led workshops on how to succeed in the case interview.
Damali has also helped dozens of people achieve their career goals through her insight coaching approaching. She is able to offer both an empathetic ear, and a pragmatic approach.
Damali is the Managing Partner and Founder of Amendment Nine Consulting. She lives in Washington, DC and loves to travel and cook.
2014 - Present
Enviva is the world's largest producer of industrial wood pellets used for biopower and bioheat generation. As Commercial Director, my role examines new market opportunities, improve current processes and work with senior executives to lead Enviva to become the world's largest supplier of bioenergy. • Lead P&L for two new nascent businesses • Lead new market development domestic and internationally • Analyze new federal and state policy and determine impact to commercial business • Create and maintain relationships with stakeholders • Create and analyze business cases • Executive communications and analysis • Represent Enviva at various conferences • Work with Communications department to create strategies to increase business • Subject matter expert - utilities, renewable energy and sustainability
IBM Global Business Process Services
Washington, District Of Columbia
• Develop and facilitate workshops for future state business process for regional electric utility for key strategic customer facing initiative impacting +1mm residential and small business customers. • Lead electric utility based trainings for IBM practitioners. • Manage technical team to support implementation of new digital customer experience for large utility impacting over +2mm customers. • Prepare presentations and facilitate executive meetings including C-Suite level executives. • Manage cross-functional relationships across organizational silos in a highly volatile environment. • Mentor and provide development opportunities for junior staff members. • Identify key risk areas and develop mitigation plans for business process and technical risk. • Build relationships with key client contacts and executives to increase sales opportunities. • Manage revenue and monthly billings for client projects and IBM executives.
2006 - 2013
Mclean, District Of Columbia
2011−present Senior Sector Specialist - Selected to participate in two-year Management Development Program • Led and developed team to produce two whitepapers on electric vehicle infrastructure. • Lead cross-functional teams to identify additional revenue opportunities from clients. • Prepare period financial reports for period reporting. • Develop relationships with industry associations and organizations to promote business opportunities. • Monitor and prepare industry trends 2008−Present Manager, Strategy & Operations • Lead and coordinated workstream tasked with redesigning Forecasting, Planning & Budgeting team • Led extensive client workshops to develop current state analysis and process maps for post-merger integration of cost accounting procedures/systems. • Developed and coordinated analysis for $3 billion industry, examining current infrastructure, barriers to entry, financial risks, and effects of macro-economic conditions. • Analyzed and assessed current state of financial systems by reviewing Sarbanes-Oxley procedures, examining finance documentation, and conducting client interviews. • Developed and led trainings, workshops and podcast. • Selected from national nomination board to serve on the Women’s Initiative Manager Committee. • Former Co-Captain, Deloitte's MBA recruiting team, for Tuck School of Business. • Founder & Former Chair, Greater Washington Energy & Resources Council. 2006−2008 Senior Consultant, Strategy & Operations • Interviewed key personnel and recommended new Close, Consolidate & Report strategy • Helped client select Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting software by performing current state analysis, identifying and prioritizing requirements, and leading vendor demonstrations. • Reviewed Sarbanes-Oxley controls and made recommendations to ensure accuracy in financial reporting. • Led Project Management Office that facilitated communications, scheduling and issue resolution for ten client departments and outside consulting firms.
Dartmouth College - The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Career Conversation(30 minutes)
I spent eight years in consulting, leading several MBA recruiting teams while working as a management consultant. During my time at major firms. I mentored younger consultants, both formally and informally.More about Career Conversations
Resume Critique(60 minutes)
A resume is in essence a sales document. It has to communicate your skills, your values and your accomplishments in less than a minute. I offer real feedback on how to shape your resume to appeal to both the recruiter and the business.More about Resume Critiques
Mock Interview(60 minutes)
I offer two kinds of mock interview services. The first is a consulting case interview. I have been called the Consulting Trainer to the Stars by some of my former workshop participants. The case interview and group interview is a requirement of consulting firms. I have led sessions for top firms, at national conferences and on campuses for hundreds of students. On an individual basis, not only have I interviewed more than 100 candidates for roles at consulting firms, but I have also successfully helped numerous students achieve their goal of working for a top consulting firm.More about Mock Interviews
Consulting Mock Interview
Damali gave me feedback on almost every aspect, from my CV to my performance in the case study. Her approach was very constructive and helpful. Thank you Damali!
Consulting Mock Interview
Consulting Mock Interview
Damali is an expert in the field. She provided me a case-study with great structured feedback and hints for my interview. I highly recommend her.
Consulting Resume Critique
Damali was very helpful, providing excellent advice and feedback, as well as steering me in the right direction for my preparation
Consulting Career Conversation
Damali is very good at asking questions which helps you think more about yourself and how you can fit into the corporate world.