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talent strategy & development
employee engagement & retention
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change strategy & enablement

we optimize your workforce by always putting people first

Enspira Enterprise Solutions delivers customized solutions from some of HR's brightest minds to elevate your number-one resource: your people. Through high-touch, feedback-based listening, we ensure that the workforce driving your business is primely positioned to engage, excel, and innovate.

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individuals drive your company’s value

Great businesses are built on great people--but engaging, retaining, and growing talent in a rapidly evolving marketplace presents
complex challenges.

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engaging people is a
full-time job

Companies often exhaust their in-house HR approaches and capacity, and require an experienced outside perspective to move beyond a traditional approach.

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the landscape is radically changing

Organizations are operating within an ever-shifting landscape of stakeholder expectations, regulations, and technology, exacerbated by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Enspira creates visionary solutions for your enterprise

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we help make people your
top priority

Enspira's people-first perspective informs HR strategies that help you engage and retain top talent, generate new ideas, and drive measurable results across
every facet of your business.

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our industry-leading expertise sets us apart

Our customized solutions for your unique workplace challenges are rooted in decades of expertise, cutting-edge knowledge from the industry frontlines, and countless implementations.

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additional services

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talent strategy & development

Creating innovative talent management strategies to help build and retain a world-class workforce.

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employee engagement & retention

Developing comprehensive employee engagement and retention strategies to improve productivity, reduce turnover, and foster innovation.

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total rewards analysis

Identifying optimal combinations of benefits, compensation, rewards, and recognition to enhance employee engagement and performance.

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change strategy & enablement

Guiding organizations through complex and challenging evolutions to keep employees engaged throughout the journey.

our consulting team

Cara Dunaway

Vice President, Head of Change Strategy & Enablement

Cara brings a unique blend of more than 25 years of strategic change management consulting and Human Resources program leadership and implementations to Enspira. Previously, Cara was President of Change Forward Consulting, where she helped organizations embrace change through a compassionate understanding of human and business impacts. Her previous experience includes leading enterprise change programs and an HR transformation at Blue Shield of California, including leading the company's headquarters relocation to Oakland in 2019. Her early career focused on cross-industry Human Capital consulting with firms like Deloitte and Andersen Consulting. Cara graduated from Lafayette College in with a degree in Economics and Business. Although she calls Philadelphia home, Cara has enjoyed living in and exploring many different states and regions of the country with her husband, Matt. They currently live outside of Denver with their two children, Ellie and Derek, and their English Bulldog, Francis.

Jes Valentin

Vice President, Head of Client Experience & Accounts

Jes Valentin is a seasoned expert in human resources, organizational psychology, and talent. With more than 20 years of global experience, she has helped leaders at both Fortune 50 multi-national and not-for-profit organizations achieve growth, lead through change, and engage diverse workforces. Jes holds an MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and a BA in Journalism & Political Science from Rutgers University. She's a professional/career coach, and is completing her International Coaching Federation certification through the College of Executive Coaching, the premier institution for masters-level executive coaches.

Lydia Tuch

Director, Change & Program Management

Lydia has more than 10 years of experience in project management, change management, and communications—working to ensure a positive employee experience, on-time results, and alignment with company mission, culture, and industry trends. Lydia has served in a variety of roles at Blue Shield of California, Caterpillar, and San Diego Gas & Electric. She is known for being an “activator” and “maximizer”: she turns thoughts and ideas into action and takes projects from good to great. She has a strong knowledge of leading projects, setting goals and requirements, facilitating effective change, managing risk, and communicating effectively. She holds a BS in Business Management from North Carolina State University, an MS in Communications and Mass Media from San Diego State University, a Professional Certification in Project Management from Google, and her PMP certification from the Project Management Institute. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina (Go Pack!) with her husband Aaron and son Ethan.

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Enspira reimagines and revolutionizes the human-work experience with innovative HR solutions that put the power of business purpose in the hands of your people.

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