About Tanisha

Speaker, Author, Success Coach, Engineer

Tanisha Holliday is a wife, mom, engineer, requested conference and seminar speaker, author, and entrepreneur. A native of Kansas City, MO and a graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla, Tanisha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management. She has worked for Cargill, General Electric, and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. In 2014, she joined ISK Biocides as the first African American, and first female Operations Manager in the history of the company. Tanisha is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Holliday Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, founded by her and her husband. Their mission is to to provide resources to engage, build and sustain healthy communities across the globe. With an emphasis on mobilizing leaders and future leaders, Holliday Foundation connects individuals and families to related measures that empower them to achieve in all aspects of life.


​Tanisha is also no stranger to hard work and relentless determination. She currently serves as the Chaplain for Feed the Needy of the MidSouth where she helps to hand pack and deliver over 5,000 boxes to needy families each year. As an experienced and accomplished leader in the marketplace and her surrounding communities, Tanisha is passionate about inspiring people to lead in every arena of life. She is the author of LEADer Formation: Positioned to SOAR. Her words empower others to thrive wherever their purpose leads them.  She enjoys life by her husband Kenneth’s side and making memories with their 3 children, Kristen, Edward and Kenneth II.