SPARKnU is an Industrial and Organizational Psychology based consulting firm focused on providing total Talent Management services and solutions that help organizations think differently about talent. From hiring to succession planning, we can help you identify inefficiencies, gaps and opportunities in your current approaches and processes to enhance performance. We will then work with you to identify solutions and create a seamless talent management approach that works.
Whether you're looking to hire more effectively or wanting to develop a company wide competency model, we've got you covered. Our mission is to create strong, trusting relationships - not transactions. We want to understand you, your aspirations, challenges and needs and then develop the solutions that work for you. Once we're done, we'll be there, every step of the way as questions or issues arise.
With over 20 years of experience in Psychology, Finance, International Business, and Human Resources, we thrive on sharing our experience and expertise to help you make the most of your talent resources.
"Michelle has been an incredible resource to our Worldwide Training Department and the impact we have on Leadership Development of Mid-Managers around the world. While meeting our current needs, Michelle has helped us to get creative and elevate our thinking to better impact performance levels of our future leaders.” Bob Boneau - Worldwide Training Department Leader - McDonald's
"Michelle is an engaging and dynamic leader who is passionate about how her work can transform companies. She thrives by applying her emotional intelligence to seemingly ordinary situations. Michelle is a pleasure to work with and able to provide deep insights on how to improve both individuals and entire teams at the same time." Kalen Lagerquist - Director of Operations Mayfield Robotics
"Michelle understands the complexities of using assessments in solving organizational pain points. Customers love her quick mind and ability to cut straight to the point. She is extremely conscientious in doing things right and has a clear sense of her values. I enjoy working with smart people and Michelle is beyond smart!" Becky Sandifer, Ph.D. - Executive Coach at Boeing
The Toro Company
University of MN School of Dentistry
University of St. Thomas
Merck & Co
City of Minneapolis Police Department
City of Minneapolis Department of Assessment
City of St. Paul Fire Department
City of San Diego
Army Corps of Engineers
CastleLake (TPG Credit)
North Country Business Products
Great River Energy
Short Elliott Hendrickson
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