Lynne Curry, Ph.D., SPHR (senior professional in human resources) leads the Professional Acceleration Alaska office for the Avitus Group and serves as Regional Director of Training and Business Consulting for Avitus Group.
Prior to joining Avitus Group, Curry founded and led The Growth Company, Inc., a 39-year management consulting, training, human resources and organizational strategy firm. Curry has provided more than 55,000 consulting projects to more than 4200 organizations in Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, California, Connecticut, Arizona, Arkansas, Michigan, Washington D.C., Illinois, New York, Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Japan, Korea, China, Guam and England.
Curry’s clients include a diverse variety of private sector companies (oil & gas; construction; finance; medical & dental; real estate; retail & hospitality); professional services firms (legal, engineering, architectural, accounting & other service firms); utilities; Alaska Native corporations; governmental organizations (federal, state, municipal & tribal) and non-profit corporations and agencies. Curry trains in front of groups with audiences of two to three thousand. Her clients include notable organizations such as the World Bank (Washington D.C.), the Young Professionals Organization, the U.S. Department of Defense (Hawaii) and the U.S. Army (Japan).
Curry has authored four books, Beating the Workplace Bully, AMACOM, 2016, Managing Equally & Legally (McFarland & Company, 1990); Won By One, 2002 and Solutions 2006 and 2012, Communication Works, Inc. If you’d like to see Curry in action, here’s a “live to tape” 30 minute television interview, on workplace bullying.
Curry has an active social media presence (involving 11,000 connections). Her articles appear nationally and internationally, in publications such as U.S. News and World Reports, inc.com, Yahoo!News, CBS MoneyWatch and the American Management Association Playbook. Curry’s weekly business column has been published since 1983 in the Anchorage Daily News).
Curry and her Alaska-based team provide training sessions, facilitated and team-building sessions, senior-level HR services and other consulting services. Curry chaired Alaska’s Labor Relations Agency under two governors.