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Our People

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Reggie Hall - President/CEO, Organizational Strategist, Technology Architect

 

Throughout his more than 30-year career, Reggie has provided clients with strategic direction and support on a wide range of topics including:

 

  • Human Resource Design/Operation

  • Benefits/Compensation Communication

  • Change Management/Communciation

  • Outsourcing Implementation

  • Talent Acquisition/Retention

  • Employee Research

  • Executive Listening and Facilitation

  • Employment Branding

 

Always intrigued by technology, in 1996 he helped launch the use of Internet technology in the benefits arena when he worked with Dell Computer on the first fully interactive web benefits enrollment tool for new hires. That application was followed by what most believe was the first real time and transactional online Total Rewards Statement in 1997.

In 2015, in response to a client need, Reggie architected the Career Transition Center web portal used by clients in North America and Europe to facilitate communication with employees impacted by a layoff. 

In 2016, he led the design of the Talent Reduction Impact Modeling System, (TRIMS®), which facilitates integrated, real-time  financial modeling of staffing in anticipation of potential layoffs or restructuring. 

 

Reggie has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and Business Insurance magazine on the subject of expanding technology applications for Human Resources. He also authored an article in Workspan Magazine on Breaking Communication Myths. 

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Maddie Coe - Digital Content Manager

 

Maddie Coe has more than 10 years of experience in strategic communication and design and follows a meticulous, purpose-driven approach to creating content that is compelling, accessible, and effective.

For eight years, Maddie served as the Director of Communications for Melissa ISD where she built the Communications department, working alongside veteran educators to position and facilitate the delivery of district and school communications. In addition to public education, Maddie has previously worked in book publishing and local news media.

Maddie has worn many hats in each of her professional roles, all of which have strengthened her commitment to ingenuity, authenticity, and excellence as well as her overall expertise in web design, graphic design, copywriting and editing, and photography.

Maddie earned her bachelor of arts degree from the University of North Texas, having studied at the nationally accredited Mayborn School of Journalism with a focus in advertising and strategic communication.
 

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Amanda Pistor - Communications Consultant,
Writer

 

Amanda Pistor is an experienced business writer and editor with strong content and messaging capabilities in marketing, corporate communications, internal communications, sales and HR/employee benefits in both agency and in-house roles.

 

In her 20-year professional career, Amanda has worked in several different roles and industries. The common thread in her work history is her commitment to quality content that is used to enlighten and inspire its audience. Her career history has included publishing, employee engagement, academia, B2B marketing services and HR and benefits. She leads teams in communications and marketing as an independent contractor, agency-aligned consultant and in-house resource.

 

Amanda spent over 10 years as a consultant for agencies such as PartnerComm, Inc. based in Arlington, Texas, and Ascende, Inc. (acquired by EPIC Brokers) in Houston, Texas. Her in-house roles include Communications Director positions at ISS Facility Services based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and SBM Management Services, based in northern California.

 

Amanda holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Texas Christian University. She is based in central Texas.


 

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Marcy Granger - Social Media and Graphic Design Specialist

 

Marcy brings over a decade of rich experience in social media management and graphic design, further strengthened by her unique blend of creativity and strategic thinking. She has a deep understanding of branding, digital marketing, and leveraging the power of social media to connect with audiences.

 

Over the last eleven years, Marcy has showcased her expertise in both social media management and graphic design. In her most recent role, she led the development and implementation of highly successful social media marketing strategies, consistently delivering compelling content tailored to the target audience. This significantly augmented brand visibility. Concurrently, Marcy demonstrated her creative prowess in graphic design, producing visually striking materials that heightened the impact of her campaigns.

 

Before joining GCP, Marcy spent five years as a Graphic Designer at a well-regarded agency where she fine-tuned her skills in crafting eye-catching designs across various platforms and media. From print ads to digital banners and social media graphics, Marcy's work effectively communicated desired messages, laying a solid foundation for her subsequent role in social media management.
 

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Melinda Balezentis, PhD, MHA Senior Consultant,  Implementation Specialist

 

Melinda has over 20 years of experience providing project management, Implementation leadership and designing HR systems and operational approach.

 

She has delivered value-added results in large multi-national and global organizations facing challenges due to organization changes, mergers & acquisitions, and Medicaid waiver expansion.

 

Melinda has led the development and execution of multi-year health program strategies for actives and retirees that address care delivery and management, program costs, employee health promotion, as well as total rewards and workforce management strategies.

 

Her clients represent a broad range of industries including healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, consumer products, government, and non-profits.

 

She has advised clients on: 

 

  • Assessing market competitive position of Total Rewards offerings

  • Managing large scale bid processes for health benefits

  • Documenting HR policies and procedures

  • Contract management, ACA compliance and leave administration

  • Integration of major technology outsourcing initiatives 

Melinda has authored and co-authored several articles on the strategic issues of employer health and ACA compliance, most recently writing a wellness program "How To" for WorldatWork workspan magazine and on Accountable Care Organizations impact on Behavioral health for Benefits Quarterly.

Melinda earned her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University, her master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Texas Woman’s University and her PhD in Organization & Management from Capella University. She is an active member of SHRM and holds a Life/Health Agent license with the State of Texas along with other US states.

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Beverly Gadient - Communications Consultant,
Writer, Digital Media

 

Beverly has been in the HR/Benefits communication field for more than 30 years and is an expert in legal and compliance communications.

 

She is passionate, energetic and meticulous when it comes to technical accuracy. Her focus is on writing engaging content to help employees make informed choices, embrace organizational change and take desired actions.

 

Her commitment to both creativity and effectiveness in communications has resulted her work winning multiple awards.

 

Beverly understands that communicating how a benefit plan or compensation program works can be as important as the plan itself. Combining the soul of a copy writer with the “nitpickiness” of a proofreader, she guards technical accuracy while making complex ideas easy to understand.

Today Beverly blends both traditional communications with electronic as she manages the web content for GCP clients.

 


 

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