Innovative Career Consulting, Inc. Colorado
Innovative Career Consulting, Inc. (ICC), an OI Global Partner and certified women-owned business enterprise, strives to lead in the development and delivery of innovative resources and market knowledge through our core competencies in executive search, leadership & talent development and career transition. Whether it is breeding business sustainability through identification, development and engagement of your talent or mitigating your legal risks associated with departing employees, we take our cues from you – our clients. We trust our colleagues and clients as valuable members of our team and pledge to treat one another with honesty, loyalty and respect.
We are your trusted partner in the changing world of business.
With this in mind, we have built a team of talented professionals with unique abilities to deliver personalized service and unmistakable results. Please meet our amazing team:
Susan Ruhl – President and CFO, Innovative Career Consulting and Managing Partner, OI Global Partners
With more than two decades of operational and management experience, Susan has developed a sharp eye for how businesses get bloated with inefficiencies, cross-purposes and miscommunication — and how they can retool for a sleeker, smoother, strategically-focused organization. As an entrepreneur who quickly built her own successful business, she also empathetically helps other business leaders to discover the power of their teams. Previously, Susan held the position of Director of Financial Operations for Resnik Partners, a Career Partners International firm. As a Financial professional she brings broad experience to her clients in all aspects of consulting including accounting, financial management, business planning and entrepreneurship.
Susan holds a Board position at OI Partners and currently serves as Secretary. She also oversees Operations and Quality.
Susan earned a B.S. in Finance from Marquette University.
Shawna Simcik, CMP – President, Business Leadership, Innovative Career Consulting and Managing Partner, OI Global Partners
Shawna focuses on her passion to drive business excellence by staying abreast of cutting-edge research relating to organizational and career-related best practices. Working in partnership with clients, Shawna designs custom career transition, executive coaching and leadership development solutions for individuals, teams and corporations to address and attain sustainable business results.
Shawna has consulted across a broad range of industries including government, healthcare, transportation, business and professional services, retail, and oil, gas and energy. She has also held executive-level positions with several Denver- and Nebraska-based consultancies.
Shawna is Board Director and President-elect of the Denver Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (Mile High SHRM), a 2011 Outstanding Woman in Business nominee, and a four-time 40-Under-40 nominee. She is a career writer for the Colorado Business Magazine (www.cobizmag.org). Shawna holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Colorado and a Master’s degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is certified as a Career Management Practitioner through the Institute of Career Certification International.