When the objective is to build, improve, merge or create meaningful change in an organization, a systemic approach is the key to ensuring long-term, sustainable results. The team at Graves Consulting strives to deeply understanding the organization’s vision, culture, and current state before recommending customized solutions, building transitional bridges from current processes and performance to intended future states and outcomes. Areas of expertise include:
- Strategic Planning & Operational Execution/Accountability
- Structure, People, Process Alignment
- Process Mapping
- Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
- Performance Measurement & Assessment
- Process Redesign/Improvement
- Communication & Training Strategies
Founder and Principal
Graves Consulting was founded by Laurie Graves. Laurie has more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources leadership and a proven track record of success in building high functioning teams, people focused strategies and processes that deliver effective, engaged team members and measurable financial results.
Previously, Laurie was the head of People Systems (Human Resources) for The Bama Companies for over 15 years. Bama is a global manufacturer of bakery products and employs 2000+ team members globally.
Laurie’s expertise includes Compensation, Organizational Culture, Employee Retention and Engagement Strategies, Leadership Development and more. She has worked with dozens of clients across multiple industries to build customized solutions for her clients.
Partnering with Laurie and her team at Graves Consulting as truly been invaluable for the City of Northglenn this year. The team worked to support us through a very challenging year and we believe that they really took the extra steps to ensure we landed in a good place. Their consistency, thoroughness and diligence in producing an excellent work product is why we look forward to continuing our partnership.
HR Director/Chief Diversity Officer, City of Northglenn, CO