Jaime Ehrhardt is a seasoned consultant who works with clients to help make sure they don’t get stuck trying to move their organizations through transformation. Jaime works to find and utilize the talent fuel to help companies achieve their strategic objectives, helping create performance-driven, people-powered cultures while strengthening the “corporate agility muscle” so adaptability becomes the norm. Her demonstrated ability to successfully migrate the Human Capital capability from an administration support mechanism to a strategic and organizational change partner has helped companies achieve the very best in human performance. Jaime runs the People & Culture and Change Management Practice for The ROIG Group.
A Sample of Jaime’s Accomplishments at ROIG:
Co-led the transformation initiatives of a financial services company with significant people and cultural challenges. As interim EVP & Chief People Officer, she co-developed the change strategy, installed new Communication organization, helped transition CEOs, worked to create and implement new culture and values, led cultural integration, installed performance management process, overhauled compensation program
Co-developed “Get Real,” a diversity & inclusion program that met the client’s objectives of increasing female talent at the senior level. Female talent increased from 0% to 30% through talent system strategy
Led change plan to install a new sales model at a multi-billion-dollar company and reduced high-levels of resistance to enthusiastic acceptance, resulting in increase in ASP, higher attach, better labor efficiency & effectiveness
Jaime’s work of developing a world-class leadership training center was featured in Australia’s Boss magazine.
Prior to The ROIG Group, Jaime was the EVP & Chief People Officer for The Good Guys, a ~$2B Australian appliances & household goods retailer where she worked with the executive team on a dual-track process of IPO and attracting a Trade Sale, resulting in the company’s acquisition at a premium price. She overhauled the HR capability, led the large transformation of franchisee buy-back program (including the recruitment for a subsequent 70% loss of talent) by re-engineering the selection process, installing a leadership boot camp. Jaime is the co-author of ROIG’s 26 Laws for Managing Transformational Change. Before her executive role at The Good Guys, Jaime worked as a consultant and was employed by retail powerhouses Best Buy and Target, serving in several H.R. and Operations leadership roles.
Jaime earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Grace College & Theological Seminary. She successfully completed graduate work and certifications in Executive Coaching, Gallup StrengthsFinder, and Change Management.