Herman Davenport

President and Chief Executive Officer, Davenport Group

Herman Davenport is owner and principal consultant with The Davenport Group Inc., an independent consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, project management, and program planning and development targeting corporations, foundations, government and non-profit organizations.  He has more than 35 years of experience in strategy and policy development, non-profit management and philanthropy.

Earlier in his career, he was a regional manager with Levi Strauss & Co. responsible for overseeing the company’s philanthropy, impact investments, corporate giving and corporate engagement activities within the Mid-South Region.

He was a founding member of the Little Rock Public Education Foundation, the Little Rock LISC Local Advisory Committee and was a member of the inaugural admissions committee of the Clinton School of Public Service. He is a former board member of the Arkansas Community Foundation and the national Rural Community Assistance Program, a network of organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life in rural America.