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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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.