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What We Do
Strategic ConsultingCustom LearningLearning CurationManaged Solutions
In today’s dynamic business environment, people performance, now more than ever, has become a key strategic enabler and differentiator.
When you engage St. Charles, you can expect optimal people performance that results in a lasting, measurable impact.More About Stategic Consulting
It has long been said that an organization’s ability to learn may well be it’s only competitive differentiator. With that great responsibility in mind, St. Charles develops innovative, effective learning experiences that engage learners and enable improved business performance.More About Custom Learning
Information and content are being created at an alarming rate. This poses a daunting task to attempt to create relevant and up-to-date learning content; however, curating learning content from a wealth of available sources is a great opportunity. How will you design and implement an efficient, reliable and scalable curation strategy to provide your learners what they need, when they need it?More About Learning Curation
Whether unexpected opportunities present themselves or you just need to augment your team with talent you can trust, St. Charles can help you be more nimble and responsive.More About Managed Solutions
Co-Founder & Partner
As Partner and co-founder of St. Charles Consulting Group, Phil brings over 40 years of executive level expertise in human resources, training, and operations to his clients at large, global companies. Since its inception 15 years ago, Phil has and continues to apply his extensive financial and operations background to build and grow, St. Charles into a multi-million-dollar management consulting firm. His talent, leadership and commitment have resulted in a thriving, world class company that provides outstanding service to its clients.
In addition to building the business, Phil has also delivered client service on a variety of large scale, client assignments. One example was the design and creation of an entire workforce lifecycle, including all supporting developmental programs, for the start-up of a 50,000-employee enterprise. Phil has also developed and manages St. Charles’ coaching services and has designed customized programs through which these services are delivered.
Managing Partner, Firm Strategy
Larry is a visionary in the fields of enterprise learning and talent development. Over the last 25 years, he has worked with many Fortune 500 companies to co-create innovative talent development solutions that yield measurable business outcomes. In implementation, Larry is highly regarded for his ability to manage complex strategic transformation initiatives. His experience spans many industries, including technology, pharmaceuticals, financial services, telecommunications, media, hotel and leisure, utilities and energy, and retail and consumer.
As Managing Partner at St. Charles Consulting Group, Larry invests the majority of his time managing key client relationships. He also develops thought leadership on the future of organizational learning and helps create innovative solutions for St. Charles’ clients. Prior to joining St. Charles Consulting Group, Larry spent 10 years with PwC’s Human Capital Advisory Services, where he served as the Learning Practice Leader. In this role, Larry had responsibility for: 1) developing PwC’s point of view on enterprise learning, 2) helping clients identify and articulate their talent development needs, and 3) developing tailored solutions that met the clients’ resource development needs and delivered measurable business value.
Thomas Kupetis II
Managing Partner, Client Solutions
Tom has over 20 years’ experience providing management consulting and learning solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Throughout his career, he’s been committed to delivering value to his client’s in a meaningful and measurable way. Using his expertise in consulting and business development, Tom partners with clients to measure the business value that learning solutions can deliver to an enterprise. The result of this results-focused approach has been trusted advisor client relationships with large, global organizations.
As Managing Partner for St. Charles Consulting group, Tom has primary responsibility for new client acquisition and growth. Tom drives the overall advancement of the firm by executing a client-centric growth strategy focused on strategic learning services to address the client’s business issues and produce measureable results.
With nearly 30 years’ experience in training design and development, as well as corporate and broadcast communications, Laura has served a valuable role at St. Charles Consulting. Throughout her career, Laura’s abilities to quickly assess an issue and seek innovative, yet pragmatic solutions have given her clients’ confidence in her work, and in the St. Charles Consulting Group.
Laura takes great pride in being one of the original partners at St. Charles, and over the last 15 years has worked with her colleagues and consultants to build, sustain and grow a thriving management consulting business. During her career, she’s help to take the firm from a grassroots, start-up organization, to one that is nationally recognized and respected in the industry. Whether it’s setting company strategy, building infrastructure, cultivating client relationships, or delivering learning and talent development services, Laura’s engagement and commitment has been unwavering. Under her direction, she has led client teams in delivering large scale learning programs, and communication initiatives in professional services, retail, data & analytics, banking, healthcare, manufacturing, trade associations, and food service.
Gabrielle excels at client relationship management and team leadership combined with a strong background in learning and project management. Gabrielle brings over 24 years’ experience helping clients solve strategic business needs through learning and development solutions. She currently manages the delivery of our services to several key clients and focuses on opportunities to grow our business. Before her account leadership role, Gabrielle delivered solutions to clients. She was the project manager on a learning needs analysis for a global professional services firm leading a team of instructional designers as they gathered data, conducted analyses and developed recommendations for the client around a challenging area of their business. Gabrielle also provided design expertise to a client project whose goal was to deliver a creative learning experience to senior leaders.
Prior to joining St. Charles, Gabrielle worked with clients in various industries including energy, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, professional services, retail and telecommunications to help identify their needs and co-create innovative talent development solutions that yielded measurable business outcomes.
Throughout his 28-year career, Eric has built an extensive portfolio of practical and wide-ranging business consulting experiences yielding accelerated and profitable business growth as well as outstanding leadership, executive, and managerial effectiveness, both at the individual and team levels. Eric invests the majority of his time at St. Charles Consulting providing strategic talent development consulting and leadership coaching services to the firm’s clients. As an example of his work, Eric is currently serving as the executive coach for a senior leadership team of a publicly traded manufacturing company. In that role, Eric has implemented a series of 360-degree feedback assessments, individual development plans, classroom training sessions, and one-on-one and team coaching interactions. This program has produced a significant improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of the team’s inter-personal communications, decision-making, and strategic and operational business results. Eric recently organized and led a team of 50 professionals in 26 cities across four continents to deliver a values-based leadership development program to 9,000 employees of a global oil and gas company.
Meet Our Leadership Team
With our collective experience and constant focus on learning new ways to solve customer problems; you can trust that our leadership team will be able to provide solutions that will help achieve your business objectives.
What Our Clients Are Saying
“St. Charles has been a trusted partner of ours for years. They bring learning expertise with a business perspective. They understand our industry, work with us on strategic projects and create a custom design in all delivery modalities. They bring subject matter experts to the table to work side by side with our internal client teams.”
CLO, Professional Services
“The St. Charles team helped us execute a strategic program designed to onboard our in-store teams quickly and effectively. They managed all aspects of the program from initial design to facilitation delivery and logistics. As a result, we have seen increased net promoter scores and a positive impact on turnover.”
VP of Operations, Retail
“St. Charles Consulting Group have been a reliable and responsive partner while rolling out the Degreed platform to our global organization. They were instrumental in helping craft our curation strategy, training processes, and best practices for the Degreed platform. They have been a highly flexible partner throughout this journey.”
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St. Charles Consulting Group enables our clients to navigate change and experience success by delivering comprehensive talent development solutions that focus on Preparing Your People for Your Tomorrow.