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Lee Grande

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Lee Grande

Lee works with clients to build individual competencies in leadership and in developing high performance teams. She specializes in assisting organizations in the development of strategic human resources strategies and executive coaching during major change processes including merger and acquisition transitions or turnaround business initiatives. These strategies include the design of performance enhancement systems and tools, team building processes, and compensation, benefit and work environment initiatives. Prior to joining Traversa, Lee was Senior Vice President for People Services and Development for AFC Enterprises, a 2.4 billion dollar world premier restaurant and specialty foods company. She played a key role in leading an extensive reengineering effort mapping the strategic vision for the enterprise including the financial, human resources, technology and business processes, and the acquisition of two major operating companies. As a member of the company’s five-person executive management team, Lee led the organization’s position in developing a unique culture titled “New Age of Opportunity.” This culture established AFC’s reputation as a leading place to work with an inclusive, family friendly, high performance team of people sharing in the success of the company.

Lee also held prior positions as a development and organizational consultant for Coca-Cola USA and as Vice President of Human Resources for Arby’s Incorporated. She holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Valdosta State University. She has been a member of the American Society for Training and Development, the National Society for Performance and Instruction and the Women’s Foodservice Forum. Lee was the recipient of the 1995 Eliott Associates Hospitality Motivator of the Year Award and the 1998 Professional Excellence Award from the Atlanta Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.