Professionally Crystal is a Certified Safety Professional and expert in Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (EOHS) in the Construction Industry. She is a Leadership and Possibility Coach, Seminar Leader, Trainer, Author, Speaker, Panelist and Professional Consultant. Raised in Harlem, NY, she has broken down barriers in the construction industry as a safety professional and business owner.
Crystal is proud to be a trailblazer as a woman of color in a male dominated industry. She is “The Safety Diva™” because EH&S is her passion. As an EH&S subject matter expert Crystal has worked on multi-million and billion-dollar projects in multifaceted environments and industries for over 25 years. Crystal is CEO of CDT EHS Consulting LLC, a MWBE certified safety firm established in 2007. As a bridge to safety success, CDT EHS Consulting LLC, and The Safety Diva’s™ Academy offer expert, ethical, and passionate consultation.
Crystal is a Ph.D. student at Capitol Technology University. Crystal has a MS Degree from Hunter College. She has a BA in Psychology from Wesleyan University, and a Bioterrorism Preparedness Certificate from Hunter College. Crystal authored “The Power of Mentorship-Strengthening Women in Leadership Roles”. (ASSP PSJ Aug. 2019) She was the first black woman to be the ASSP Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) SPY (Safety Professional of the Year) and is a professional member of ASSP and a Founding Board Member of The USCBWB U.S. Coalition of Black Women Businesses, advocating for the power of SHEE (Social, Health, and Economic Equity).