Felicia D. Harris is a professional with experience in developing and implementing innovative fundraising programs; community organizing and working with constituent groups including boards, committees, volunteers and external audiences; identifying opportunities for growth and achieving results; and building and retaining highly motivated teams with her strong leadership skills and motivational management style.
Areas of Expertise
- Project Management
- Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution
- Budget Oversight
- Quality Control Management
- Event Planning
- Business process enhancement
- Database management
- Relationship building with regional business, nonprofit & political leaders
- PR, Marketing, Communications & Digital Media
Since graduating from Howard University in 2008 with a BBA in Marketing, Felicia has lived and worked in New York City, the District of Columbia and Philadelphia, working with various businesses and nonprofit organizations to strengthen their impact across the region through organizational development, brand strategy, fundraising and marketing. She founded HiTouch Enterprises in February 2016, a full service Strategic Development and Marketing Firm based in Philadelphia. HiTouch works with nonprofits and corporations of all sizes providing fundraising, event production, growth development, marketing and communications services. Over the past 3 years, Felicia has raised over $3 Million for nonprofits, planned over 200 events, festivals, seminars and youth programs, and led various strategic marketing and rebranding campaigns.
In addition to her professional career, Felicia works every day encouraging families, students and other leaders to use their voices to advocate for quality education, reduce violence, hold government agencies and businesses accountable, bring women to full equality and provide equal access to jobs and resources for minorities.
Felicia is Founder and President of the Influencing Action Movement, Chair of the Philadelphia Commission on Women and 3rd Vice President of the Philadelphia NAACP. She currently serves as a Deacon at Salem Baptist Church of Jenkintown; Member of the Finley Recreation Center Advisory Council; Co-Founder and Chair of the Youth Advisory Council at Finley; Member of the Sunday Breakfast Club and SCH Creative and Performing Arts, Inc. Board Member. She was recently named one of Philadelphia’s Most Influential African American 10 under 40 to Watch by The Philadelphia Tribune and was one of 55 individuals in the City of Philadelphia named a 2014 Connector and Keeper by Leadership Philadelphia. She has been named a 2016 Community Leader by Billy Penn, 2015 Developing in Excellence Community Service Award Recipient, and 2016 Unity in the Community Women’s HerStory Award Recipient. She is also the co-founder of Philadelphia Voter Education Week.
In addition to holding a BBA in Marketing from Howard University, she also holds a Certificate in Content Strategy from Northwestern University and a Masters in Adult and Organizational Development from Temple University.