Karen A. Fuqua, founder of Fuqua Consulting Group, a firm specializing in helping both individuals and organizations improve performance and profitability by creating measurable and sustainable results. Areas of expertise include over 20 years of successful experience working with small and medium size firms, non-profits, public entities, as well as many Fortune 500 organizations, in human resources, workforce and career development, risk management and mental health and substance abuse issues in the workplace.
Karen is in demand conference speaker as an expert in workforce and career development, leadership and successfully navigating the challenges presented by the changed climate presented in today’s business world. She has been quoted in a variety of on-line and print publications to include: The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, CareerBuilder.com, The Orange County Register, Inc. Magazine, The Orange County Business Journal, Monster.com, The Society for Human Resource Management and The American Staffing Association.
Her professional credentials include a MBA from William Carey University. Industry certifications include a Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification (SPHR), Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and a Certified Staffing Professional
Additionally, she serves as the Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for
the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – the leading patient-directed
national organization founded in 1970 focusing on improving the condition of
mental health consumers through education, advocacy and support in the quest
for recovery and wellness.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Our mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources, and to advance the profession by promoting HR’s essential, strategic role. Founded in 1948, SHRM represents more than 225,000 individual members in more than 125 countries, and has a network of more than 575 affiliated chapters in the U.S., as well as offices in China and India.
The International Coach Federation (ICF) is the largest worldwide resource for business and personal coaches, and the source for those who are seeking a coach. The ICF is a nonprofit, individual membership organization formed by professionals worldwide who practice business and personal coaching. The ICF exists to Build, Support and Preserve the integrity of the coaching profession through programs and standards supported by the individual membership.
Fuqua Consulting Group, LLC, is registered with the U.S. Small Business Administration under the following certifications: Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (SDBE) and Woman Owned Small Business.