Bob Poole, M.A.
Bob Poole is a Senior Consultant for The Hayes Group International. Prior to The Hayes Group, he was Vice President with Kimmel & Associates, a national recruiting and search company. Bob worked for ten years with ENR ’s top 400 General Contractors. His clients have included the Opus Group (Opus West & Opus East), Opus Architects & Engineers, Swinerton Builders, Davis Reed Construction, DPR Construction, Summit Builders, Kitchell Construction, McCarthy Building, Soltek Pacific, as well as other design and development companies. He has worked with these companies in assessing staffing needs, forming strategic plans for recruitment and succession planning, as well as interviewing and hiring practices and procedures.
Prior to specializing as a search and recruitment consultant, Bob was a Human Resources and Management consultant specializing in organizational development, management consulting and training, and employee assistance consulting for ten years with the Office of NC State Personnel as well as the Department of Commerce and NASA in Washington, DC.
Bob was a Manager with Duke Energy in Charlotte, NC for five years, working in the Human Resources Department. He developed the company’s Performance Management Program for FLSA exempt employees and directed the training program for managers and supervisors in implementing and assessing the performance improvement strategies for all of Duke Energy’s major departments.
Bob began his career as a School Psychologist and Educational Consultant in NC, working for six years in North Carolina with five area school systems.
Bob holds a BA degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University, a MA degree in Psychology from East Carolina University, and did post graduate work in Clinical Pastoral Education in Louisville, Kentucky. He has 30 years of experience in assessment, facilitation, strategic planning, conflict resolution, and organizational planning and development.