"Jeff Koeppel has brought clarity, insight and direction to Stern + Associates, a communications firm that fuses traditional media, digital, direct engagement and marketing strategies to yield measurable payoffs for its clients. As the business has grown from three to 30+ employees over the past three decades, Jeff’s clear strategic advice and thoughtful solutions have addressed a myriad of emerging HR needs. Whether recommending programs in leadership training, organizational effectiveness or requirements for an HR Leader search, Jeff’s direction has been invaluable to the success or my business."

Susan Stern, President, Stern + Associates: Public Relations + Marketing + Digital

2-3Human Resources Talent Building


  • Comprehensive evaluation of functional system for hiring, selecting, developing, rewarding and promoting Human Resource associates and leaders. 


  • Assessment of current HR talent vs. future business requirements.
  • Formal coaching/ mentoring and career development planning for identified HR High Potentials. 


  • Partnering with client’s senior HR Leadership Team to establish design criteria, short  and longer-term objectives for the HR function (strategic; operational and financial).


  • Actionable set of integrated recommendations for strengthening functional performance, contribution to the business and talent management practices for HR associates at all levels.
  • Significant opportunity to enhance both internal credibility and reputation in the market for HR talent.