Profile

Professional summary

Solange Charas is a senior Human Resources expert with over 25 years experience as Consultant, Practice Leader, Top Corporate Executive, and Board Director across several industry sectors. Adept at the strategic C-Suite/Board level, as well as “roll-up-your-sleeves” tactical level. She specializes in working to enhance the effectiveness of the board and the C-Suite.

She is about to complete her PhD in Management from Case Western Reserve University, focusing on

Engagement overview

Team Coaching fees range from $5,000 to $10,000 per coaching session, based on team size.  Typically 6-8 sessions recommended. Progress against goals are monitored and if improvement not realized, will refund a portion of fees.

Clients

Media/Marketing/Advertising
• Dot Com Advisors
• Havas Advertising
• Panoramic Communications

Communications
• Oxygen

Insights

Having just completed my PhD research on the impact of top management team impact of financial performance, I can report that there is a direct and material impact of the quality of the team dynamic on performance.

In my research, I collected information from 123 public companies and with statistical significance (i.e. 99% certainty) could explain 20% of a firm's profitability by understanding th... Read more

The most recent research has shown that focusing on culture may not be the best way to engage employees and gain their support for the organization. In many instances, the experience you are having regarding the conflict between culture and change initiatives is common.

By focusing on "climate" of the organization, you bring the "experiencing" of the firm to the present (versus focusing on the... Read more

Testimonials

Solange is a true HR professional who adds real value to program and project development or business initiatives. She is a delight to work with and she can be counted upon to deliver superlative results, from concept to final output.

Ed Boks, Management Consultant

Thanks to the work we did with Solange, our board has made great progress in the past two years. Her work with us was very helpful in articulating and quantifying what we needed to do -- and in giving us a push forward!

Isaac Hurwitz, Creative Director, Fox Stage Productions Twentieth Century Fox

Solange worked her magic in our due diligence process not only to identify hidden liabilities that would have cost us over $35 million and significantly change the economics of the transaction, but allow us to realize financial success in the deal based on the seamless post-acquisition strategy she developed and implemented for us.

Havas Worldwide

Solange is a true HR professional who adds real value to program and project development or business initiatives. She is a delight to work with and she can be counted upon to deliver superlative results, from concept to final output.

Animal Care & Control of NYC