a strategic business partner of Profiles International

a strategic business partner of Profiles International

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Provident Enterprises

Helping Executives Build Positive, Productive, Change-Ready Workforces

Strategic Business Partner Sue Porretto, President, Provident Enterprises, has led, trained and supported people for 35 years of a career that spans administration, education, communications, and health care. Ms. Porretto utilizes approaches widely recognized for helping countless organizations survive and thrive, including Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” and “Principle-Centered Leadership,” Dr. Joseph Juran’s “Making Quality Happen,” Dr. Michael Hammer’s “Reengineering the Corporation,” and a complete array of Profiles International Talent Management Assessments

Ms. Porretto has experienced the challenges facing organizations and made significant efficiency and quality gains for her clients and in the bottom line of the operations overseen by Ms. Porretto at a large academic health institution — public affairs, television, community relations, a national health letter with 90,000 subscribers, and a Texas Medical Center-wide arts program. For clients in for-profit & not-for-profit sectors, Provident Enterprises specializes in organizational and professional development with:

Respected for her competence, creativity, motivational abilities, integrity, and customer responsiveness, Ms. Porretto brings knowledge and experience that helps organizations achieve positions of strength and viability.

Joining Sue Porretto in ensuring that you achieve the results you are seeking is a collaborative team of Strategic Business Partners with strong expertise in talent acquisition, management and organizational development. With operations in Texas, Minnesota, Missouri, Maryland, and Florida we work to serve needs that are unique to our clients in multiple and disparate locations throughout the United States.


Strategic Business Partner Valerie Oldre, President, Human Capital Advantage & Certified Profiles International Partner, has been working with businesses for over 25 years to help companies strategically maximize employee performance and productivity. As one of Profiles International's top strategic business partners for over 12 years, she uses validated employee assessments in her business as tools to identify talent capacity needs, and has made significant efficiencies and quality gains for clients.

From 1983 to 2005, she cultivated her expertise by helping CFG Insurance (Acquired by Associated Banc in 2003) grow to becoming one of the top insurance agencies in the United States. A key to the agency's outstanding sales and support staff was the hiring and selection system, which she was instrumental in developing: and a critical aspect of this system was using an assessment. This assessment helped CFG hire the best of the best, eventually creating a sales staff and organization with a customer service orientation that was deemed top in the industry. While at CFG, she:

As a partner with Profiles International, she provides her services to a variety of companies, with a special focus on insurance agencies, insurance companies, property management firms, health care, and sales organizations, helping them use assessments for hiring, management, and employee development. She conducts several training sessions throughout the year, from basic use of the assessments in hiring and employee management, to advanced training sessions. From selection and hiring to training, coaching and management performance, her work results in increased productivity and profitability time and time again. She believes in developing long-term business partnerships with ongoing specialized consulting and evaluation for consistent results over the lifetime of a business.

She holds the SPHR Certification from the Society for Human Resources, Profiles International Certified Trainer, and has her degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Strategic Business Partner Colleen Officer, President of The Assessment Source, has more than 30 years of experience in human resource management, training and development. Currently, Colleen is specializing in implementing customized, validated, online tools to complement, support and improve the selection, assessment and development of employees across all levels within organizations both large and small.

Colleen has worked with more than 100 different organizations of all sizes in a wide variety of industries. Examples of her work include:

As a Strategic Business partner with Profiles International, Colleen is certified to use and train others in the ProfileXT, Profiles Sales Assessment, Profiles Performance Indicator, Customer Service Profile, and the CheckPoint 360 competency feedback system. These tools are used by more than 44,000 companies globally for their selection, development and talent management programs.

One of Colleen's strengths is the breadth of her experience. She has worked in a variety of industries including financial institutions, utilities, manufacturing, insurance, consumer products, federal and state agencies, healthcare, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Her ability to meet the unique requirements of a broad spectrum of clients has proven to be a key to her continued success.


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