Precious Williams Owodunni
A trusted strategist for business and law firm leaders, Precious Williams Owodunni advises, coaches, and trains emerging and senior leaders, because she believes everyone in a business can contribute to profitable growth. Her client roster includes Boston Consulting Group, Shell Oil Company, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Lionstone Investments, Halliburton, Lime Rock Resources, Johnson & Johnson, King & Spalding LLP, and other leading financial services, law, and private equity firms.
Before establishing Mountaintop Consulting, Precious was a Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where she made private equity investments in high growth companies. She led her group’s investing and business development efforts in key Southern markets and served on the board of several portfolio companies. Precious began her Goldman career as an investment banker in the Mergers & Strategic Advisory Group, where she advised energy, retail, and industrial companies on mergers, acquisitions, and corporate finance matters.
Precious graduated with honors from Yale University and received her J.D. from Yale Law School. She currently serves as a board member of Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE), the Houston Parks Board, and the Episcopal Health Foundation and as an Advisory Board member of Amazing Place. A Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, she is a member of the exclusive Forbes Coaches Council and speaks frequently on business development, personal branding, entrepreneurship, strategic career management, and leadership. Precious has received a Houston Business Journal Women Who Mean Business Award for Professional Services, in recognition of her career achievements, community involvement, and leadership.
What Clients Say About Precious
Precious has been a vital thought partner for me over the course of my career. My progress and her impact have been supercharged by her ability to quickly earn the trust of the entire C-Suite at my company.
Leslie D. Hale, President and Chief Executive Officer, RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ)
Precious worked hard to understand what makes our firm tick and how to explain that to the outside world in a simple and compelling way. She nailed it.
Mike Oldham, Partner, Reynolds Frizzell LLP