Meet Vicki

Vicki Grove, Founder & CEO

With over 30 years serving clients and individuals, Ms. Grove has a solid reputation for inspiring transformation and delivering quality results. Her background includes a mix of executive leadership, operational management, 1:1 coaching, training facilitation, business development, strategic planning, project leadership, employee engagement and communication strategies.

Prior to establishing Grove Strategies, Ms. Grove served as Chief Operating and Marketing Officer for DuffyGroup, Inc. She joined Duffy in 2005 after 22 years in employee communications and branding organizations that included over 15 years as Senior Vice President and Southwest Regional Manager for Bernard Hodes Group where she was responsible for 6 offices, 40+ employees and over $20 million in billings. Before joining Hodes, Ms. Grove worked for 6 years at JWT Specialized Communications progressing to Branch Manager. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

Ms. Grove’s passion and commitment to making a difference for individuals, teams and organizations is her trademark. She has successfully coached hundreds of professionals and facilitated leadership and soft skills training for thousands of participants. She is a certified Trainer of Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and author of a global Purposeful Coaching Program for Managers.

As a consultant partner with many organizations, she has been a valuable resource for highly regarded companies in a variety of industries including technology, energy, healthcare, non-profit, financial, recruiting, consumer goods and retail. For a list of partner organizations, refer to “Our Clients” page.

Ms. Grove has served as a proud member of the American Heart Association’s 2012 & 2013 Go Red Executive Team and continues to support this important cause. In addition, she is a current member of, and past Board Member for, the Arizona Human Resource Executive Forum (AzHREF) and SHRM of Greater Phoenix (SHRMGP). She’s a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Planning Society (HRPS).

With her unique combination of skills, expertise and attitude, Ms. Grove has established herself and her work with the highest levels of integrity and service.


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