Stacey Bledsoe

HR Consultants of Denver was founded by Stacey Bledsoe, an HR executive with over 20 years of human resources expertise, serving companies that range from $20 million – $10 billion in revenue. Spending the majority of her career in business operations, she is more than an HR professional, she also understands how business is done. Most recently, Stacey served as a trusted advisor for executive and leadership teams across the United States for a large corporation, giving her first-hand experience into the c-suite. She understands the HR competencies required to effectively manage the human resources of your organization and she has a strong command of the leadership skills necessary to develop talent.

Stacey is adaptable having worked in both white and blue-collar environments. She has worked in varied industries including services, construction, mining, banking, hospitality, not-for-profit and healthcare supply. Her experience spans all types and sizes of business including Fortune 500, family-owned, employee-owned, public and private. The organizations she has served are among Fortune’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, Best Places to Work for Millennials, Fit Friendly Employer, Healthiest Companies in America and among the best companies in the markets where they are located. Whether your business need is core HR, leadership development or coaching, Stacey is here to serve.

Dr. Karen S. Whelan-Berry, HR Practice Partner

Dr. Whelan-Berry is a positive psychology scholar/practitioner with extensive corporate and higher education experience. She focuses on research and practice at the intersection of strengths-based individual, team, and leader performance excellence and resilience; instructional design that cultivates immediate and long-term skills and habits; and individual and organizational positive change. Karen has over 20 publications, and numerous presentations at national and regional positive psychology and management conferences, and her research has won awards.  Karen has taught undergraduate, graduate, and certificate courses, and has provided training and facilitation in corporate, non-profit, government, healthcare, and higher education organizations.  Karen holds a PhD in Organizational Studies from the Carroll Graduate School of Management at Boston College, an MBA from Bentley College, and BS Degree from Franklin Pierce College and a Certificate in Positive Psychology, and a Certification in Wholebeing Positive Psychology Coaching.  Karen is the Director of Faculty Development and Programs for the College of Natural Sciences, University of Massachusetts – Amherst.  Dr. Whelan-Berry serves as Practice Partner.