Amanda Hurst | Gagen MacDonald

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Amanda Hurst

Director, Consulting

Amanda brings 16 years of experience in organizational systems restructuring, process development and improvement, change management, leadership and talent development, leadership alignment and partnership, curriculum development, competency modeling, crisis communication, project management, operations, and client relationship management to Gagen MacDonald. Her exceptional attention to detail and virtual team collaboration provides successful client engagement. She coaches organizations to become task oriented and produce results.

Prior to joining Gagen MacDonald, Amanda was the President of Development and Operations at Positive Eye Consulting, a strategy execution consulting firm that specialized in large-scale organization change management initiative, organizations systems and restructuring, leadership and team cohesiveness development, executive coaching, psychometric personality and competency assessments, human resources management, and leadership curriculum design and implementation in various modalities.

As a Director at Gagen MacDonald, Amanda has been instrumental in several digital channel projects, culture transformation projects, competency modeling, programmatic development focused on redefining employee career experiences, and crisis communications. Amanda’s human resource experience includes restructuring human resource departments, systems process improvement and implementation, leadership assessment, designing change and communication plans to support workforce transitions, and developing change management strategies focused on delivering impactful employee career experience frameworks.

Amanda is passionate about producing results to advance organizations. Utilizing her deep technical systems management skills, she transforms organizational accountability and effectiveness. She is certified in the Polaris® Universal 360 and Polaris® Global 360 competency modeling from Organization Systems International (OSI), holds a Power Communications certificate from the School of Leadership Development at Rapport Leadership International, Everything DiSC Certification and her Lifetime 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accreditation from Wiley International.

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Southern Utah University
B.S. Biology
Northwestern University
Orthotics Certificate Program