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We are people investors committed to re-envisioning hiring, workplace culture, and talent strategy that embrace diversity as a "value-add" to innovate and propel an organization forward

while building authentic connections.


Founder and Consultant

Michelle Kemp is the Founder & Consultant of MK Consulting Group LLC and an accomplished consultant with over 20 years of expertise leading human capital and community engagement initiatives in the education, non-profit, and private sectors. Michelle's extensive experience in diversity recruitment and employee engagement for start-up and turnaround schools has resulted in substantial retention rates and increased academic performance 3X the national average for schools' sustainability. Her work has also supported organizations through change management, scaling talent, talent acquisition, leadership development, community engagement campaigns, and focus groups with an equity lens. Her goal is to support organizations in creating expansive and equitable workspaces by identifying and strategically leveraging diverse talent to advance our workplace ecosystem.

Michelle holds a Master of Business Administration in Project Management, Bachelor's Degree in Communications, DEI certification from Northwestern University, and is a MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Certified Practitioner. She's a Surge Institute Fellow, Chicago Urban League IMPACT Leadership Fellow, an Associate Board of Golden Apple Foundation, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and SHRM Chicago. Learn more about Michelle's professional experience via her LinkedIn profile. 

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