Marguerite is seasoned senior level human resources professional with experience in successfully improving business performance through the design, alignment and timely implementation of strategies, programs, action plans and business processes that support an organization’s strategic plan. An expert at designing strategies that meet organizational readiness needs by quickly reading context and audience to flex to transformational solutions.
Considered by peers as a thoughtful, trusted sounding board so that colleagues and associates seek out her advice. Able to engender trust and executive confidence. A demonstrated track record of excellence, delighting clients with solutions that exceed expectations. Industry experience includes retail, manufacturing, real estate development, healthcare and professional services. She has deep experience of working within privately held, family owed business as well has privately held companies going public and the accompanying problems.
Notable Client Achievements
Editor and major writer for Great Lakes HR Now, e-publication aimed at human resources professionals in southeastern Michigan
Researched, installed, and directed business television network; broadcasting to over 200 locations, 3 days a week, every week. The result was improved employee morale, increased product knowledge and documented increase of sales.
Created an external Executive Coaching process to serve the needs of directors and officers within the corporation. Process included creation of a preferred provide pool of coaches, tracking mechanisms, and coaching plans tied to strategic business initiatives. Was able to demonstrate the ROI of coach use, which resulted in the total acceptance of the process by the CEO and below.
Project Lead for Inventory Management Reengineering project resulting in a $75 million decrease in inventory and taking inventory turn from an average of 1.56 to 1.83 (17.6% increase).
Designed, coordinated, and administered succession planning strategies for the organization for the first time within a family-owned company.