With big city amenities and a small town vibe, Portland, OR is a natural hub for entrepreneurship and growing businesses. With the expansion of The Rose City’s economy, our Partners, Mike and Ashleigh Gunter, saw an opportunity to bring a fresh approach to Portland’s consulting market built upon true partnership with clients and meaningful engagement in the community.
In 2011, The Gunter Group was born. It didn’t take long for our listen-first philosophy to catch on. From strategy development and program leadership to change management and technology implementation, our range of services helps organizations and individuals lead transformation and build an effective and engaged workforce that gets results. With proven track records in consumer goods, retail, technology, health care, government, energy, education, and more, our team of consultants represent a diverse range of skills and experience. The Gunter Group offers a full suite of management consulting and enterprise solutions for public and private sector clients throughout the greater Portland area.
EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENTBy Ashleigh Gunter and Laura Magrone | People
If you could improve your company’s profits by 21%, reduce attrition by 24% to 59%, and improve your employees’ morale—all without significant cash outflow or investment—would you do it (1)? It is doubtful anyone would answer no to the above question, although that is what many are essentially doing when they don’t make employee engagement a priority in their organization.