Lylianna Barnette is Research Analyst with The Barthwell Group. Since joining The Barthwell Group, she has worked on several strategic assessment and planning engagements for higher education institutions, nonprofits, and healthcare organizations with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Before joining the Barthwell Group, Ms. Barnette was a Teaching Assistant for the Introduction to Managerial Accounting undergraduate course and a Project Manager for Hexadoon Studios, an open-source software start-up company. Her studies and work experience have centered on strategies to create environments conducive to high levels of performance and innovation.

Ms. Barnette is a graduate of Boston University, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management with concentrations in Strategy, Management & Organizations, and Global Business. In the spring of 2023, she will obtain a Master of Business Administration in International Human Resource Development from National Taiwan Normal University.