Brent Mesick, M.S.
Brent has more than 15 years of senior level management and consulting experience within manufacturing and service environments. His career includes managing his own consulting company specializing in competency development, directing the Training and Development department for a financial services company, and acting as an inside consultant conducting organization redesign and strategy.
Brent successfully partners with clients to develop organizational strategies which strengthen leadership, enhance workforce effectiveness and improve process efficiency for increased profitability. His expertise in team dynamics, leadership development, succession planning, organization diagnostics and strategic planning provides him with a broad perspective to leadership challenges. Brent graduated Summa Cum Laude in Adult Education from Northern Illinois University. He studied Workforce Education and Training at Southern Illinois University for his undergraduate.
Rena Sokol, M.A.
Rena specializes in helping organizations better leverage their human capital. She has over ten years of human resources experience including positions both in industry and consulting. Rena specializes in developing competency-based systems, management coaching, organization redesign and strategy, strategic staffing and succession planning, employee and customer surveys and teambuilding.
Prior to the People Consulting Group, Rena was a senior consultant for Discover Financial Services. She provided consulting services to internal clients in organizational effectiveness, competency modeling, management coaching, succession planning, individual and team development and strategic planning. She was a management consultant for Vernon, Roche & Hodgson where she provided consulting in selection and development and organizational effectiveness. Rena has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Purdue University and a Master of Arts in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Roosevelt University where she is presently employed as an Adjunct Professor in Industrial Organizational Psychology.