Kathy Bahrambeigian

Senior Advisor

Kathy is a highly experienced Human Resources Leader and Industrial-Organizational Psychologist with over 20 years in a large corporate setting overseeing and managing HR operations, talent management, leadership development, optimization/right-sizing of workforce, regulatory compliance, DEIB, hybrid/remote workforce processes, and managing social, racial, political, and pandemic impact on the organization.

She has led major transformations including reorganization of employee structures and process flows in HR to enhance client support and optimize Employee Experience by implementing a platform of tools.

After a successful corporate career, Kathy is now focusing on providing advisory and consulting services on development and execution of Employee Experience strategies helping organizations optimize the way work gets done and drive performance by connecting the demand and supply for talent. She also provides mentorship to senior leaders in corporations helping them rise to the executive level.

Career Highlights

  • Implemented integrated Talent Acquisition/Management strategy for clients in Fortune 500 companies.
  • Mentored high-achieving professionals to break into the Executive Suite.
  • Mitigated HR and regulatory compliance risks and built DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) capabilities and measurements.
  • Managed impact of social, racial, political, and pandemic disruptions.
  • Provided labor and employee relation advice and counsel.

Areas of Specialization

Talent Management:

  • Identifying competency gaps, creating competency models, determining staffing and training needs, launching skills development curriculum, creating bench strength for critical titles, creating vertical and non-vertical career progression path.
  • Creating and evaluating pre-hire assessment.
  • Creating and evaluating performance metrics.

Employee Life Cycle Diagnostic:

  • Assessment of the employee life cycle based on Design Thinking.
  • Implementing Employee Engagement Initiative with focus on inclusion.
  • Implementing Employee Engagement Surveys with focus on Culture.
  • Providing DEI-based coaching and development.

Leadership Development:

  • Helping clients position themselves in their organizations through mastering self, relationships, and business.

Change Management:

  • Leading transformation initiatives to enhance operational effectiveness and client experience.
  • Implementing reduction in force focusing on minimizing employment litigations through extensive raters’ calibration and bias training.
  • Leading the discussions and decisions related to policies, business continuity, employee safety, and workplace disruptions to include establishing ad hoc guidelines.
  • Leading integration of HR practices through several mergers and acquisitions.


  • Ensuring compliance with the laws and regulations that affect HR function to avoid potential risks and liabilities.
  • Optimizing workplace investigation process.

Unique Attributes

  • MA, Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification.
  • PTA President at Haynes Bridge Middle School.
  • Lived in 3 different countries in my teens.
  • Competitive ballroom dancer.
  • Hobbies

    Traveling with my family, ballroom dancing, interior design

  • Food

    Salmon, edamame, peanut butter, berries

  • Movie


  • Band

    The Sound of Music

  • Superpower


  • TV Show


  • Book

    The Thorn Birds

  • Quote

    "In looking for people to hire, look for three qualities: Integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.” - Warren Buffett

Consultant Insights

  • My ideal client is someone [an organization] that:

    Fosters an employee-centric culture, viewing its employees as the most valuable customer.

  • The highlight of my career so far has been:

    Helping clients understand how employees experience various touch points along the employee’s journey using multiple data points to define the problems and come up with a solution and metrics to measure interventions.

  • My superpower as a coach is:

    An enabler.

  • My philosophy on life is:

    Gratitude, agency and humility.

  • I hope my legacy is one of:

    Reach for the sky through conviction and persistence.