Trusted by the world’s leading organizations
We transform human resource strategies, organizations, practices and people to create high performance.
Meet the Team

President
Marc Effron
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Chief Operating Officer
Zac Upchurch
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Associate Consultant
Ashley Keating
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Marketing Lead
Diego Cuadros
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OPTM360 Director
Beth Ann Murray
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Managing Editor, TalentQ
Bill Phillips
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We advise the world's leading organizations
across industries, sectors and geographies

Financial Services
Financial Services
  • Leading charge, credit card, and travel services company
  • Two top 5 asset management companies
  • Top 5 world sovereign wealth fund
  • Numerous venture capital and private equity firms
  • Three credit card companies
  • Top 5 global bank
  • Global investment bank
  • Middle East regional bank
  • Northern Europe regional bank
  • US-based top 5 insurance and bank company
  • 2 top five global insurance companies
Consumer Products
Consumer Products
  • Two global beverage companies
  • Global telecommunications company
  • Two top 3 computer hardware companies
  • Global jewelry company
  • Global tobacco company
  • Global confectionery company
  • Four global food companies
  • Global restaurant company
Technology
Technology
  • Global technology company
  • Top 2 chip manufacturer
  • Global specialty chip manufacturer
  • Global semiconductor company
  • Leading internet company
  • Leading PC manufacturer
  • Global information services consulting company
  • Two global outsourcing/digitization companies
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
  • Global consumer products and pharmaceutical organization
  • 4 global pharmaceutical companies
  • Global biopharmaceutical company
  • Global science company
Services
Services
  • Big Four accounting firm
  • Big three management consulting firm
  • Global consulting and insurance organization
  • Regional health insurance organization
  • Outsourced surgical services provider
  • Top 5 global life insurance company
  • Top 3 global property and causality organization
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
  • Global steel company
  • Large medical devices company
  • Global manufacturing conglomerate 
  • Global paint and coating organization
Entertainment
Entertainment
  • Top 3 computer gaming company
  • Top 10 gaming company
  • Indoor waterpark company
Transportation
Transportation
  • Top 5 airline
  • Global transportation company
  • National railway company
Retail
Retail
  • US-based, 400+ store, vertically integrated retail firm
  • Top 3 department store
  • Global casual retailer
Not-for-Profit/NGO
Not-for-Profit/NGO
  • Top 3 charitable foundation
  • World’s top two global financial organizations
Media
Media
  • Leading news and financial information company
  • Global news and media company
Oil/Gas/Chemicals
Oil/Gas/Chemicals
  • Top 5 chemical company
  • World’s largest chemical company
Radically different.
Proven effective.

We approach the challenge of building better talent faster with fresh eyes and a radically different, proven effective approach. Our clients are among the world’s largest and most successful companies in financial services, consumer products, technology, media and more.