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The Best Change Happens When People Are Ready For Change

Foxfire Consulting is a Richmond, Virginia based change management consulting company serving mid-sized businesses and the public sector in Virginia and South Atlantic states. Our mission is to help people feel good about change so you achieve project goals more quickly, with less cost and fewer headaches. We provide the expertise and support you need to achieve project success when that success is dependent on people embracing change.

Change Management

Better success with change.
Change happens; and if you're not moving with it, you're getting left behind. Employee readiness is critical for success with change. With a transition-ready workforce, you're more agile and flexible, and better able to quickly respond to changing customer demands and dynamic market conditions.

Transition Coaching

Make change happen.
Want to make a change in your life? Have you struggled with making change stick? Or, have your efforts failed to get results? Whether it’s change you want to make or change you need to deal with, the secrets to success are the same: 1) get clear, 2) get perspective, 3) get support. We’re here to help.

Training / Development

Build your capability with change.
Learn how to manage workplace change for greater success, with our valuable on-site workshops. Designed for managers, leadership development programs, project managers, and employees who might need help navigating or facilitating change. We customize our training to meet your needs.

We provide support for projects whose success is dependent on managing the people side of change.


We are 100% committed to your success, FIRST and FOREMOST!

We offer fractional change management services that fit your short-term or part-time needs.

Our proprietary IIEE Change Management approach is powerfully simple, because simple is usable.

Our rates are structured so you can engage us at set times or throughout the duration of your initiative...and beyond.

We have over 20 years of diverse industry experience; and are certified in both change and project management.

We engage quickly, so you can start achieving results.

Free Lunch & Learn session - Managing Change: Fundamentals for Success


Our change management strategies create positive results so the best change happens!  And the best change means:

Increasing productivity by reducing the depth and duration of the change curve.

Reducing chaos, confusion and complaints around change while garnering greater understanding...and cooperation.

Lowering costs by eliminating old systems and outdated processes sooner as employees transition.

Minimizing project risk and failure.

Increasing 'organizational agility' (speed and flexibility), while decreasing 'organizational drag' (slowness and inertia).

Managing resistance and measuring results!

We provide solutions that help you achieve project goals more quickly, with less cost and fewer headaches.

Change Won't Wait for You...So Why Wait for Change?

Fractional Change Management provides short-term or part-time consulting to fit your needs.


Confronted with fast-paced change?  Or are you experiencing chaos, confusion, or complaints with your change efforts leading to 'organizational drag' on making the kinds of progress you'd like to achieve?  As the pace of change increases, organizations must remain relevant, satisfy customer demands, and maintain a competitive advantage.

We can help you lead successful workplace change by: making sure you're set up for success from the very beginning, getting your troubled projects back on track, providing learning to increase change management capability, and offering advisory services to enhance your chances of success.

Uncover gaps that might hinder project success, identify impacts of change, and use our change management strategies to effectively engage and communicate change to minimize resistance.


Everyone goes through transitions. Have something you want to change in your life? Perhaps you want to show up differently in your business, on the job, or in your relationships.  Maybe it's moving in a new direction, losing weight, or dealing with a situation that requires you to change. Being confronted with change can mean feeling overwhelmed, frustrated or stuck -- making forward motion difficult.  No matter the change, the secrets to success are the same:

1.  Get Clear.  Decide what you want.  Get a crystal clear vision for "ultimate success". The more clarity you can put around your goal, where you're headed, and what you need to do to make it happen, the more likely you are to achieve it.

2. Get Perspective.  Gain greater understanding and awareness of who you are, uncover hidden challenges that could be sabotaging your ability to change.

3. Get Support:  Design the right strategies specifically for you, that will help ensure success; and, engage a Transition Coach to be your guide, cheerleader and accountability partner so you reach your goals.

Transition Coaching --  the difference that makes the difference.


Learn how to manage workplace change and achieve greater project success, with our valuable onsite workshops.  Designed for managers, as a supplement to your leadership development programs, for project managers who need a better understanding of when and how to incorporate change management activities, and for employees who need help in navigating the "C's" of change.

Full-day and half-day sessions can be customized to fit your needs.

Get Your Complimentary 30-Minute 'Real Change' Coaching Session

"I've known Valerie more than 20 years. In her work she has demonstrated that she is an excellent facilitator, planner and strategist. Valerie always pursues excellence in all that she undertakes."
Daisy Weaver, Consultant and Former Chief of Staff, City Council, Richmond, VA  Daisy Weaver, Consultant and Former Chief of Staff, City Council, Richmond, VA