People and Talent Development Officer
Janet serves as People and Talent Development Officer, responsible for all Human Capital Management (HCM) operations and performance, as well as executive leadership for strategic initiatives. Reporting to her are leaders and staff for recruitment, benefits, employee relations, training and talent development. She supports HCM functions in the Cleveland, Lansing and Kansas City offices.
Janet has worked with Human Arc for more than 25 years in a variety of capacities including consultant on strategic planning, continuous improvement, software implementation, succession planning, and leadership development. She has served in her current role for approximately seven years.
In addition to her role as People and Talent Development Officer, Janet is founder and President of Berkshire Group, Inc., an Ohio based national consulting firm that provides a full range of organization development services including strategic planning, process and profit improvement; training and development; executive coaching, and facilitation. Janet holds an MBA from Hofstra University and has completed post-graduate work at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and National Training Labs. She is a Certified Professional Consultant (CPC) and is certified in a number of leadership and assessment instruments. Janet speaks nationally on leadership, entrepreneurship, process improvement and organization change, serves on several boards and is past President of the Women’s Endowment Fund, a local philanthropic organization.
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