Who We are

gloria

GLORIA SOUTHERLAND

PRINCIPAL

Gloria has more than 27 years of management consulting experience, primarily in the areas of leadership development, talent, performance management and customer service. She specializes in developing and implementing customized learning programs, tools, and training, all designed to address the unique business drivers and culture of each client. Her in-depth subject matter expertise, keen strategic insights and effective communications skills uniquely qualify Gloria to help companies and leaders convey what needs to be said in ways that people inherently understand and embrace.

With a background in Human Resource management and consulting, Gloria has taught Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior for the schools of Business Administration at a number of universities in Georgia, and is guest lecturer for Kennesaw State University’s Executive MBA program. She holds a BBA and an MBA degree in Human Resources/Organizational Communication from the University of Georgia, and certifications in the Judgment Index, DISC Inventory and Hogan Assessment Systems. Gloria is also the co-author of Roadmap to Remarkable! which brings to life the key messages and formulas for being a Remarkable leader and creating Remarkable cultures.

What our clients say about us

Gloria is a life member of the "A" team in communicating for results. Besides her creative talents and her professionalism, she brings energy, enthusiasm and a vast knowledge base to every challenge, making her a delight to work with. We could always depend on her to deliver on-time results that exceeded our expectations.

While many consultants make efforts to customize their approach by client, few go to the lengths that Gloria does. In particular, she makes a significant effort to uncover the unique business drivers behind our learning requirements and draws on her own substantial experience to ensure a product that delivers on our key objectives and is customized to the culture of the company.

Gloria’s experience, design prowess and partnership approach have ensured the achievement of our desired results. Working with her is a true pleasure.

Gloria's work has not only contributed to the expansion of our learning culture, but also enhanced it. I would recommend her as a business partner without reservation.

Gloria has proven she can deliver results-oriented, talent management solutions even in the most challenging environments.

Why hire Gloria? Because she is an exceptional blend of HR talent and analytical skill. Her penetrating clarity has vastly improved our internal business interactions.

Human Resource Design has proven to be a partner that delivers beyond expectations.