Meet Our Team
Partners in Organizational Development and Talent Management
Employers Edge is a team of dedicated, experienced professionals who are long-term trusted partners to our clients. Our mission is to implement our unique Talent Management processes and programs to improve businesses worldwide in the hiring, selection, organization, and development of all personnel through Employers Edge Employees and Strategic Partners.
What puts your company ahead of the competition?
The answer is: Your people. How fast and efficiently they produce and deliver. How they treat their customer. How well they communicate. How motivated they are to reach your company goals and objectives. There is undeniable proof of links between employee opinion and business unit performance. Your people are your competitive “edge” in today’s business world.
Who we are …
CEO and Founder
Janet McCracken, Winner – Denver Business Journal – Small Business Owner of the Year!
Following a successful corporate career, Janet founded The Employers Edge in 1991 with the goal of maturing into a full width talent management organization. For 24 years Janet and her team have developed over 10,000 leaders in over 300 corporations, an achievement that earned her the esteemed award for Outstanding Women in Business by the Denver Business Journal. In addition to managing her company and re-sellers nationwide, Janet has personally coached over 2000 CEO’s, managers, and sales staff, and is currently leading a CEO Advisory Board in Denver where she mentors business owners who need to improve performance in sales, management, operations, and team dynamics. Janet is the author of The Sales Edge, The Leadership Edge, and Strategy Management for Teams. Her book “Getting into LeaderShip Shape” (Spring, 2016 release date) has leadership exercises that Janet and her team have been using for years to improve leadership performance.
What makes Janet a highly effective and sought-after coach, trainer, and speaker is that, at heart, she is a motivator with a contagious passion and enthusiasm for helping people accomplish their goals. Her mission in life is to be a positive pivotal person in others’ lives.
Regional Director - AZ
David Hoppa joins Employers Edge as Regional Director for the Arizona Market and brings extensive experience in all phases of personal and personnel development. With a true calling for mentoring and coaching, David has over 30 years of working for top Fortune 500/200 companies including AT&T, Canon Business Solutions, Staples, and Neopost. He has coached and mentored people from managers to executives, trained sales teams and sales organizations, and developed individuals for career advancement and succession planning. David has a heart and the energy to see people achieve their goals and see corporations blossom with excellent talent and employee satisfaction.
You can contact David directly at 303-478-4406 or David@TheEmployersEdge.com
Sheila McCann brings her extensive background in Office Management and Administration to the Employers Edge family joining the company in 2017. Originally from the Chicago area, she has been a resident of Colorado for over 30 years and her most recent position was 14 years at a large engineering firm. There she supervised the production of marketing and presentation materials and is meticulous in her level of professionalism. Her background in database management and office organization is a valuable asset to EE’s office, where she oversees the production of materials for all the in-house and on-site workshops, public events, and seminars. She also facilitates the Assessment Centers for our clients. In addition she manages Employers Edge office operations as well as providing support to company executives.
Corporate Offices in Colorado
Additional staff, strategic partner offices in:
- Southern California
- Northern California
- South Carolina
- Michael Dulion – CEO of Dulion Consulting
- Lisa Negri, former CEO of LT Environmental
- Suzanne Deremo, Vice President of HR for LPR Construction
- Laura Bennett, BC Group, CPA
What we do …
As an organizational development and talent management company, we help anticipate and solve employee-related problems by using and combining:
- Employee pre and post hiring assessments
- Executive retained search for director level to CEO positions
- Executive and management coaching
- Strategic planning
- Supervisory, management, and leadership training programs
- Sales training programs
- Team development training and problem solving
- Employee surveys