Laura’s corporate career began at Patagonia Sportswear, a company recognized for its unique and highly successful approach to employee engagement, quality products and service, She managed a Human Resources office and carried-out employee relations and cultural assessment for over 500 retail and corporate staff. Upon leaving Patagonia, Laura moved to Seattle and began work as a consultant for Drake, Beam, Morin, Inc., a global consulting firm specializing in change management and career transition.
Upon leaving Drake, Beam, Morin Laura started her own consulting firm where she has facilitated board development, executive coaching and strategic planning in a range of companies. Clients have included City of Bellevue, Nordstrom, Port of Seattle, Microsoft, Starbucks, and Philips Medical Systems to name a few. Laura moved back to Wyoming in 2008 and expanded her consulting practice. In early 2015 Laura was asked to join the leadership team at Sheridan Memorial Hospital as their Chief Strategic Officer and in July 2017 returned to work full-time with Peak Consulting.
She is an active community volunteer and has served on the board of directors for the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and Society of Human Resource Management. She is currently board president for SAGE Community Arts and is a member of the Civil Service Commission for the Sheridan Police Department. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Northern Arizona University and studied in the master’s program at the Leadership Institute of Seattle.
Click here to read the Forbes article that Laura was featured in, sharing tips on building organizational morale and improving team work.
Stacia has over 20 year’s experience in the human resources field. Over the past 11 years she has been providing consulting to both for profit and non-profit organizations. She has held human resources and management roles in industries spanning retail, communications, hospitality, and food and beverage.
She recognizes that businesses often do not have the means to hire a full-time human resource person or maintain an HR department, yet so many have employee-related needs and challenges. In these situations, she provides clients with innovative HR solutions that are easy to implement. Her passion for human resources is clear, as is her down-to-earth realistic approach to assisting clients in solving their workplace issues.
Stacia received her bachelor of science degree from Iowa State University and is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM-CP. She has served as the president of the board of directors for the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Camden has 20 years of experience in communications and marketing along with expertise in leading teams. She has worked with organizations ranging from local startups to national companies, serving in roles including consultant, in-house strategist, team leader, and project manager.
For Camden, strong companies are built on solid strategy and clear communications. She listens closely to what clients need then devises solutions rooted in strategy and communication while also ensuring clients have what they need to implement their plans. Camden is mindful of both clients’ possibilities and their real-world limitations. She thrives on seeing clients, teams, projects, and processes functioning seamlessly.
Camden previously served as the marketing andcommunications director for Vacutech LLC in Sheridan. She has also worked with marketing and communications agencies in Sheridan and Bozeman. She most recently managed the content marketing team for a national environmental consulting firm. Her clients have included Clarisonic (later purchased by L’Oreal), Montana State University’s Western Transportation Institute, Ahnu footwear (later acquired by Teva), the City of Sheridan, First Federal Bank and Trust of Sheridan, and countless small businesses. She began her career writing for daily newspapers in Montana and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University.
"Ms Lehan convened a strategic planning session for Forward Sheridan, a local economic development entity. She used a three tiered approach with baseline, board interviews, and a final group session. Getting our board to be more active was a subtle, but key element of the process. Her approach blended professional structure with encouragement and generated solid results from the perspective of clarification of mission, work objectives, and board engagement."
"Laura provided excellent executive coaching, invaluable advice and respect when I needed it most. She also worked with my team and her guidance and training gave them a fresh perspective on their career objectives."
"I contacted Laura because I wasn't comfortable dealing with poor employee performance issues. She is a highly skilled executive coach, has a keen intuition, and brings a level of caring to each situation that goes beyond addressing the obvious issues with which she is presented. Thanks to Laura's insightful advice, I can sleep at night now!"
“Stacia has become our ‘go-to’ resource on all key decisions my company has made related to our employees, training and benefits. We’d recommend Peak Consulting to every business owner – as a matter of fact – we already have.”