Mary Beth is a trusted colleague and adviser who has become my firm’s go-to Human Resources (HR) consultant for the clients we serve. I have had the pleasure of working with Mary Beth on several occasions and I proud to recommend her to any employer in need of a proven HR leader and strategic adviser who delivers on her promises and produces results. With over 25 years in the human resources field working for Fortune 500 companies, as well as developing human resource departments for small businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurial ventures, Mary Beth is an outstanding human resources professional and leader. Recently, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released research and a report that ranks business knowledge as the most important business skill senior HR leaders need to succeed. As a senior leader in the HR Profession, Mary Beth has consistently shown clients and colleagues that she understands the broad operations and processes that drive businesses. Mary Beth is a no-nonsense leader who provides practical advise and counsel that literally transform organizations. Mary Beth is a trusted adviser to CEO’s, Business Leaders and Attorneys, who thinks independently and gives candid advise that her clients need to hear, not necessarily what they want to hear. Mary Beth is often called upon to think critically about a problem that an employer faces and analyze it from a variety of perspectives. She then guides management through appropriate processes and procedures that decisively address the issues presented in a manner that invariably adds value to the company. Mary Beth is an effective communicator who is has demonstrated courage and candor when she has had given advise to her clients. I have always been impressed with Mary Beth’s drive and determination for excellence. While there are many who talk about cutting edge issues and strategy in HR, Mary Beth is one of the few business leaders who can execute on those strategies and deliver on her promises to add value to the companies that she serves.