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Sister | Wife | Keynote Speaker | Human Capital Executive | Chief Organization Designer

Kaydian Comer, who calls Columbus, Ohio home, is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Promise Box, LLC, a strengths-based company designed to enable individuals to navigate change and thrive at work. The firm delivers keynotes, change management solutions, consulting, and differentiated leadership programs.


Previously, Kaydian held executive roles in the corporate and non-profit sectors focusing on Human Resources, Organizational Development, and Operations. As a Gallup-certified CliftonStrengths Coach, certified Prosci Change Practitioner, IBM Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner, and trusted leadership development strategist, Kaydian is committed to helping organizations develop thriving, future-ready leadership pipelines.


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In the community, Kaydian is actively involved in accelerating gender equity, advancing economic justice, and advocating for family safety and healing. She accomplishes this by serving in the following roles:


  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® Psi Eta Omega Chapter Member, Connection & Social Action Committee Chair

  • National Coalition of 100 Black Women Incorporated, Central Ohio Chapter Member

  • The Center for Family Safety and Healing Board Member

  • United State of Women (USOW) National Ambassador

  • WELD Columbus Executive Women Series Chair


Previously, Kaydian served on the YWCA USA National Board, YWCA USA Global Relations Committee, WELD National Board, and as WELD Government Boards and Commission Co-Chair.


Kaydian was the recipient of the inaugural JPMorgan Chase Sojourner Truth Award for the Advancement of Women of Color. In 2019, Kaydian was selected as an African American Leadership Academy Fellow. Most recently, Kaydian received the 2022 Psi Eta Omega Chapter Sister of the Year award during her first year as a member.

Kaydian earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a specialization in Education from the University of Florida. She is a graduate of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute. Kaydian successfully completed the Cornell University ILR School Organization Design program and the Bank of America Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship Certificate program at Cornell University.

Kaydian and her husband, Wes, love to travel, enjoy the best sushi restaurants, and attend football games.


Filled with promise,


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Our Vision

We're building a future in which all people can design their best lives to thrive.

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Our Mission

We equip individuals and organizations to thrive through strengths-based resources and people-centered design solutions.

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