"We are providing Latino professionals the opportunity to gain self-awareness and cultural intelligence to support their career journey while being true to their values and identity."
- Maryanne Piña Frodsham
Claudia has a background in both Human Resources and Market Insights and over 20 years of organizational experience in multinational companies such as PepsiCo, Holderbank, and Gallup. She is fully bilingual in both English and Spanish and able to coach present or lead seminars in whichever language her client chooses. She also has vast experience in multi-cultural and diverse environments.
Claudia provides clients with a broad vision, that combines her corporate and practical customer and market-based approach with a profound humanistic-psychology sense. The combination of these approaches drives results for her clients to access self-awareness and positive self-image in a unique and individualized way. She has been in the International educational area for the past 8 years and currently is part of the faculty for Psychology and Nursing at SUAGM, a private dual-language institution in the Dallas area.
Claudia’s expertise includes:
Career Path Planning
Claudia has a BA in Psychology, a Master’s in Humanistic Psychology, a certification in Market Research by the American Marketing Association, a Graduate Certification in Executive Coaching, and a credential as PCC from the ICF. Her additional certifications include MBTI, Conversational Intelligence, as well as various leadership, career, and personality assessments. Claudia is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and of the Hispanic Women Network of Texas.
Frances (Frenchie) is currently leading CMP’s Southern Louisiana presence, in the past working as a member of CMP’s talent management team and as a senior consultant. As a human resources executive, she has more than 20 years of experience with small, medium, and large-sized companies and consulting firms, including Ameritech (now AT&T), Entergy, Navigant Consulting, eLoyalty, PepsiCo, Glazer’s, JPMorgan Chase, Invensys, the American Heart Association, as well as consulting on her own.
With an extensive background in the organizational and talent development functions of HR, Frenchie focuses on corporate transformation, HR strategy development, change, and communications, organizational development, leadership development, coaching, learning & development, and employee engagement. She has won numerous awards for leadership development and learning & development programs. In addition, she has coached individuals at all levels of organizations and in varied industries to guide them through exploring and successfully managing career changes and transitions.
She is bilingual in Spanish and earned a B.A. in psychology from the University of Notre Dame of Maryland. She has participated in Columbia University’s executive development program, Principles and Practices of Organizational Development, as well as Entergy’s Wharton School of Business Executive Development Program and PepsiCo’s Latino Leadership and Women of Color Development Programs. She was adjunct faculty for Ameritech’s Breakthrough Leadership Institute. She is certified in Korn/Ferry’s Leadership Architect, Voices and Interview Architect, Hogan’s Interaction Styles, and as a DDI and Achieve Global/Herman Miller Facilitator.
Frenchie recently moved to the greater New Orleans area from Dallas. She has been a long-time member of an all-women’s Mardi Gras organization, supports numerous Down Syndrome associations, and is becoming involved in community initiatives and activities.
For over a decade, Joe led JBKF Group, consulting with companies across industries on issues of talent and careers. In 2014, Joe merged JBKF Group with Career Management Partners (CMP), a talent and transition firm focused on recruiting, development, career transition, and outplacement solutions. CMP has the national and global delivery capability and is recognized as a DFW 100 fast-growth company.
Prior to moving into the consulting world, Joe served as the Vice President of Talent and Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Tenet Healthcare, the largest publicly owned hospital chain in the United States. Before Tenet, Joe was the Global Director of Leadership Development at Whirlpool Corporation, helping the company achieve a national ranking as the 11th best company for leaders according to the annual Hewitt study. Joe also worked with Compaq Computer Corporation from 1996 to 2002, assuming a series of progressively larger roles, ultimately leading the staffing and organizational effectiveness functions.
Joe earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and his master’s degree in organizational behavior from Brigham Young University. He has published a number of articles, co-authored two seminal books on careers––Make It Work and Don’t Dread Monday: Your Guide to Career Success, and is a speaker and recognized expert on careers, employee engagement, leadership development, organization development, and talent systems.
Joe has consulted with a number of private and public company Boards and served on key community Boards. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board for the American Diabetes Association of Dallas Fort Worth, and the Tour de Cure.
John Hernandez is the SVP Client Strategies for Career Management Partners (CMP). He has over 25 years of experience and is well-versed in 6 different industries, including Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Wealth Management, Non-Profit Management, Construction, and Manufacturing. His diverse yet distinct experience has enhanced his ability to bring a holistic approach to various aspects of business and professional development.
A key component to John’s success is his ability to foster and maintain relationships. He works relentlessly to promote community engagement efforts and serves the business community by working closely with stakeholders, partner organizations, community leaders, and elected officials.
John is an alum of Southern Methodist University (SMU) where he earned his MBA in Finance and Strategy. He received his BA in International Trade from Midwestern State University (MSU). During his time at MSU, he was selected to participate in an international internship to study at one of Mexico’s most prestigious private universities, Tecnologico de Monterrey in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Sandra Lopez Garza
Sandra Lopez Garza combines her 18+ year’s leadership experience with her solid bottom line career coaching approach. Her own career has given her a series of administrative and coaching experiences, leadership training, and mentoring, and conflict resolution training.
With Sandra’s background in education and leadership development, she has developed new leaders and worked with many individuals as an internal career consultant. Sandra’s passion and mission provide a guiding light to job seekers and career changers as they navigate the waters of an ever-changing world of work. She works collaboratively, in partnership with her clients to identify the real issue(s), match values with career choices, gain more self-awareness, explore options, overcome obstacles, and set goals with accountability.
Sandra has been a member of the United Way Leadership Society, Texas Principals and Supervisors Association, MANA Fort Worth, and The Hispanic Women’s Network. She currently serves on various boards, holding leadership roles within the community. She has volunteered in mentoring middle/high school students while assisting in raising over 1/4 million dollars in college scholarships.
Areas of career consulting specialties include Career Transition; Career Change; Career Decisions; Retirement, Life and Career Options; Leadership Development; Program Management; Performance Coaching; and Training and Development.
Sandra earned her M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her post-graduate studies have been at the University of North Texas and attended the Harvard School Urban School Leaders Program.