Phone: (804) 240-0148 Email: valerie@foxfireconsulting.net

We help people feel good about change so the best change can happen; and so organizations can achieve better project outcomes more quickly, with less cost and fewer headaches.


VALERIE MCCLOUD

B.S., Prosci Certified Change Practitioner, PMP, PMI-ACP

Valerie is the founder of Foxfire Consulting, a Richmond, Virginia based SWAM & MBE certified change management consulting company serving mid-sized businesses and the public sector in Virginia and South Atlantic states.

The name Foxfire was inspired, in part, by an innovative approach to teaching, originating in the Appalachian Mountains in the mid-60’s, that still exists today.  It involved students co-creating their learning experience which became so successful, it has been modeled internationally.

With over 20 years of diverse, industry experience including organizational change management and project management (successfully managing change initiatives and projects from smaller operational changes to large-scale, complex enterprise-wide change), Valerie has worked with individuals / groups from executive leadership, to elected officials, to frontline employees and every level in between.  She is excellent working with diverse teams and building a sense of collaboration.

Valerie has considerable knowledge of government operations with over twenty years of local and state government experience.  She has worked in the private sector as well, and has a passion for working with mid-sized businesses.

Valerie has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and minor in Spanish.  She is a certified Prosci® Change Practitioner.  She’s held the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification since 2005 and has earned the Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP). She is a proud graduate of the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute and a certified yoga instructor.  Valerie is a consignment shopping buff and a true Renaissance soul enjoying healthy eating (most of the time), reading, traveling, dancing, aromatherapy, tea and the occasional glass of wine.

She has proudly served in the United States Army Reserves.

MISSION-DRIVEN:  We listen to our clients and are committed to their success, first and foremost
INTEGRITY:  We conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity
COLLABORATIVE:  We foster an environment of collaboration, teamwork, understanding, trust and mutual respect
SIMPLICITY:  We make use of simplicity in the face of complexity, because "simple is usable"
AGILITY:  We understand organizational agility and are flexible in adapting to the changing needs of our clients
EXPANSION:  We bring together ideas, thoughts, and techniques from a variety of sources, providing “richer” engagements for our clients
FOCUS:  We focus on creating success for our clients and deliver the highest in quality and value
PARTNERSHIP:  We’re interested in creating partnerships and lasting relationships
PEOPLE:  We understand that with technology, processes and people, people matter most

Meet our Strategic Partners

Daisy Weaver, B.A., MBA
Chief Consultant, Weaver Brown Consulting
Developing organizational structures and motivating staff to effectively meet demands of changing environments. Daisy served as the first Chief of Staff for Richmond City Council after the City's restructure. She has over 25 years of experience in public & private sector financial and budgetary management.


Christine Fuselier, Ph.D.
Chief Learning Officer, PEC-INK
Whether leaders are born or made, they have to continually grow. Dr. Fuselier provides training and tools for that growth.  She analyzes, designs, develops, delivers and evaluates leadership development strategies, programs and workshops for organizations and individuals committed to develop and enhance their strongest talent.

Sue Owens, B.A., MBA
Change Management Practitioner
Sue Owens is an Organizational Change Management Practitioner, specializing in organizational transformations (mergers, reorganizations, outsourcing, new roles, business processes and technology).  She is Prosci certified and has worked in a variety of industries during the last 15 years at the project, program and portfolio levels.

Daniel Selby, Ph.D., CPA, CISA
Founder and CEO - Daniel Selby PLLC

Dr. Daniel Selby is a Certified Information System Auditor and a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Virginia, California, and Florida. Daniel has over 20 years of experience in audit, internal controls, risk management and assessments, governance, compliance, financial reporting, and SOC reporting.

 

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