Thelia Puryear

Founder and CEO - StrategyLINC Consulting


Advisor Biography

Thelia Puryear is an accomplished Senior Executive and Consultant with more than 20 years of success across the defense, government, and technology industries. Leveraging extensive experience in organizational and business development, she is a valuable advisor for an organization struggling to establish an effective HR department or seeking guidance in leadership and/or talent development. Her broad areas of expertise include HR management, leadership, change management, policy development, and process and procedure development.

Throughout her executive career, Thelia has held leadership positions with StrategyLINC Consulting, IntelliWare Systems, the United States Army, and NATO.


2017 - Present

Founder and CEO - StrategyLINC Consulting - StrategyLINC Consulting

  • Spearhead management consulting solutions to private industry and federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Developed a two-pronged approach to growth that implements both organizational and business development strategies
  • Lead the implementation of innovative and flexible solutions to drive growth and profitability
  • Incorporate industry best-practices into management strategies and business processes to gain and maintain a competitive advantage

2018 - 2018

Relationship Manager – FBI - IntelliWare Systems Inc. - IntelliWare Systems Inc.

  • Acted as a trusted advisor and advocate in the relationship between the FBI and the private sector
  • Collaborated with private sector Chief Security Officers to enhance communication and promote the effective exchange of information in order to prevent, detect, and investigate criminal acts

2015 - 2018

Project Manager – FBI - IntelliWare Systems Inc. - IntelliWare Systems Inc.

  • Managed a $1.9M government contract providing subject matter expertise in strategic workforce planning, data analytics, and intelligence human capital strategy
  • Utilized extensive data analysis to provide optimal training and career opportunities

Advisor Skills


Executive Coaching

Global HR Management

Enterprise Risk Management


Advisor Industries

Corporate Services