MEET OUR TEAM:

Kathleen Frank

Kathleen Frank

Kathleen Frank

Founder and CEO of AUGUR INC.

A spirited entrepreneur and gifted facilitator, Kathy Frank is President and Founder of AUGUR INC., an organizational and strategic management consultancy firm with offices in Bedminster, New Jersey. She is an author and developer of numerous proprietary training modules designed to optimize team performance in organizations—from small startups, nonprofits, and educational institutions, to members of the Fortune 500.

Kathy’s experience is a synthesis of education, training and real-world business savvy. She is a graduate of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, where she earned a BS in Accounting, magna cum laude. She is a popular guest lecturer and speaker at business forums and has served as a member of the advisory board for several companies.

Kathy is an entrepreneur in the purest sense. She built a million-dollar consulting practice from scratch. She is a dynamic visionary, connector, and strategist, known for her warmth and resilience in the face of challenges..

kfrank@augurinc.com / ext. 701



Joan Marshall

Joan M. Marshall

Joan M. Marshall, SPHR

Executive Consultant

Joan Marshall, SPHR, has 20 years of diverse experience in executive Human Resource functions. Her most recent position was Director of Human Resources for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Red Cross. Her focus during the past eight years has been in designing and building Human Resource functions for emerging and growth-oriented companies.

As Vice President of Human Resources for eCal Corporation, she helped a software development company grow to more than 250 employees globally by implementing creative staffing solutions, designing cost-effective benefits programs and competitive compensation structures, facilitating several mergers and acquisitions, and creating an employee-friendly corporate culture. Previously, as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for American Business Financial Services, she created the company's first Human Resource function and provided the infrastructure which enabled the company to more than quadruple its size in less than 18 months.

In Human Resource leadership roles with companies such as Towers Perrin, Grant Thornton LLP, and Butcher & Singer, Joan provided technical leadership and functional support to management and employees in areas of HR Management including, recruitment & retention strategies, employee relations, policy & procedure development, training & development, compensation and benefits plan design and administration, work & family initiatives, as well as operational functions such as facilities management and construction, office services, security, telecommunications and purchasing.

Joan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Human Resource Management from Temple University . She is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). This highly respected certification encompasses the disciplines of Management & Employment Practices; Training & Development; Compensation & Benefits; Staffing; Health, Safety & Security; and Labor Relations. She has served on the Board for the National Human Resources Association (NHRA) as Vice President of Communications and as President of one of its Affiliates. She was also named National Member of the Year for the NHRA in 1992.

jmarshall@augurinc.com / ext. 709

Jeanne Walsh

Jeanne Walsh

Jeanne Walsh

Consultant and Technology Leader

Jeanne Walsh is an AUGUR INC. Technology Leader and Consultant with over thirteen years experience working with the Predictive Index®. She holds a BA degree in Finance from Suffolk University, and her background includes six years in the financial services industry working as technical liaison and trainer in emerging products and technology. She was a college instructor for thirteen years, where she taught Business Organization, Systems Analysis and Design and Computer Applications.

jwalsh@augurinc.com / ext. 704

Ed Dougherty

Ed Dougherty

Ed Dougherty, CLU, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Consultant

Ed is an experienced Human Resource and Management Consultant serving small and mid-sized organizations, providing: HR audits, compensation planning and analysis, job descriptions / FLSA analysis, performance management systems, policy design & development, organizational effectiveness assessments. Certified Predictive Index (PI) Analyst.

Specialties: Predictive Index (PI) applications. Organizational Design & Effectiveness; Compensation; Policy Development, Facilitation.

edougherty@augurinc.com / ext. 705

Julie Ann Duffy Hagovsky

Julie Ann Duffy Hagovsky

Julie Ann Duffy Hagovsky

Consultant

Julie Ann Duffy Hagovsky has been a Human Resources business leader for 18 years, with a primary focus in the Consumer Package Goods (CPG) industry. With extensive experience in Talent Acquisition, Organizational Design & Development, Change Management, Employee Engagement, Compensation and Benefits, Julie brings to organizations the strategic ideas and solutions needed to drive quantifiable business results.

Julie has also worked as an Adjunct Professor teaching Industrial Psychology for Fairleigh Dickinson University and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management. She holds BA and MA degrees in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and Human Resources Studies Certificate from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

jhagovsky@augurinc.com / ext. 715

Joanne Clifford

Joanne Clifford

Joanne Clifford, PhD

Customer Relations Manager

Joanne has over 20 years of experience in training, instructional design and organizational development. She earned a PhD in Business Management, with extensive study in adult learning, and a dissertation exploring the impact of competency models on employee engagement at UPS-Information Services. Joanne owned a training consulting firm, Professional Directions, where she developed training, conducted workshops, and advised clients about their career directions. She provided training solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Joanne worked in Organizational Development at UPS, and was an Instructional Designer at UPS and Mercedes-Benz of North America. She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Services from Montclair State University, and a B.A. in English/Education. At Augur Inc. she enjoys putting her skills and education to use in the role of Customer Relations Manager.

jclifford@augurinc.com / ext. 703

Kathy Phelan

Kathy Phelan

Kathy Phelan

Director, Project Management and Technology

Kathy is the Director of Project Management and Technology for AUGUR INC. In this role, she provides the oversight necessary to optimize AUGUR INC.’s customer service and project development flow through the management of our state-of-the-art technology resources. She brings a variety of professional experience to AUGUR INC. including 30 years experience managing people and projects both in “bricks and mortar” and virtual environments.

Kathy is skilled in developing CRM strategies, implementations, and analyzing business requirements and deliverables to increase productivity. Kathy holds an Associate Degree from Mercer County Community College, and has been a member of the Toastmasters International Organization and the American Business Women’s Association.

kphelan@augurinc.com / ext. 711

Alexis Sutton

Alexis Sutton

Alexis Sutton

Executive Assistant

Alexis Sutton brings a variety of professional experiences to AUGUR Inc. including 8 years of experience in the hospitality & customer service industry. In addition, her experience in leadership and event organization prepared her to take responsibility for office management. Alexis manages the Augur Inc. office while providing an extensive level of support to the Augur team. She helps with project management and organization of day-to-day business correspondence. She is a strong leader with excellent problem solving skills complemented by a positive ‘can-do’ attitude. She is very tech and data-savvy and serves as a technical consultant to the team. Alexis will graduate from Rutgers University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a Business Administration minor.

lsutton@augurinc.com / ext. 708