Bio

IMG_1668-169x300Katafa Hall-Reed is President and Senior Consultant of Troppus Consulting Services,LLC.For the past seven years, Katafa Hall-Reed
has been consulting on various legal matters and business matters for Troppus Consulting Services, LLC. Katafa also has experience in the financial market as a trader for the forex and stock market. She has worked with many large firms, such as Jones Day, aiding in litigation. She has served as a paralegal for the Ohio Aerospace Institute and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company. At Toledo Public Schools, Ms. Hall-Reed worked as a home and special education instructor. Additionally, she was a regional sales coordinator for Lancome and an account coordinator for Erno Laszlo.

Mrs. Hall-Reed has training and education in business and finance. She currently sits on the Board of the Women’s Congressional Golf Association and on Hayven::org’s Advisory Board. She is a member of the American News Women’s Association.Mrs. Hall-Reed received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University (1996), and a Post-Baccalaureate in Legal Studies from The University of Toledo (2005-2006). In 2005-2006, she completed coursework in Political Science at Case Western Reserve University. Mrs. Hall-Reed interned with the City of Cleveland’s Department of Law, served as Editorial Coordinator for National Paralegal Reporter (2007-2008), served as Director of Professional Development of the Cleveland Association of Paralegals (2007-2008), served on the 3Rs Committee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Women in Law Section, and the Corporate Law Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association. She participated in a mock trial arranged by Toledo University, and sat on the Board of Directors, and served as Council Placement Adviser of the Junior League of Cleveland. She attributes her success to her dedication, hard work and passion for learning. Looking ahead, she intends to expand her consulting business and grow in her profession.