Our Personal Approach
With team members specialized in HR, training , and executive coaching we are able to provide you with a full service strategic approach. We work with both domestic and international clients for companies of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Our desire to build continuing relationships with every client ensures that the personal attention provided by The Simmons Group doesn’t end when our engagement is complete.
Ann Simmons Nicholson
Ann has over thirty years of Organizational Development, Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Operations and Training experience. Her work has included a broad range of technical functions such as human resources, employee training and development, management and supervisory training, executive coaching, strategic planning, public speaking and communications. Simmons is recognized as a professional who has the unique ability to develop partnerships with clients to obtain maximum results for individuals and the organization.
Amy has worked for over fifteen years in the areas of Organizational Development, Human Resources, Training and Coaching. Her work has included a broad range of technical functions such as human resources, employee, management and supervisory training, HRIS systems and strategic improvement initiatives. She is recognized as a professional who becomes invaluable very quickly to every client she engages with. She quickly evaluates and assesses strengths and challenges within an organization and develops partnerships to guarantee maximum results.
For almost two decades Tim has refined his techniques as a Speaker, Trainer, Executive Coach, and Strategic Partner to create maximum results for individuals and organizations committed to excellence in the hyper-accelerated era of modern business culture. A nationally recognized speaker Tim spends over 200 days on the road delivering high impact sessions around Succession Planning, Executive Development, Presentation Skills, Teambuilding, Sales Training, Organizational Communication, Coaching, Leadership and Emotional Intelligence.
One of Simmons-Groups newest members, Brittney has her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and her Master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, where she found her passion for organizational development and human resources. Driven by helping individuals find their ideal place to work, Brittney wrote her Master's thesis on corporate social responsibility (CSR), specifically, how CSR affects an individual's fit in an organization. She has presented her thesis at Cal State San Bernardino's 5th Annual "Meeting of the Minds" Student Research Symposium and the 31st Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Since joining Simmons-Group, Brittney has found her fit, and is excited to implement and execute the knowledge she's gained.
Karyn has worked in the area of leadership training and human resources for 20 years. Gaining management experience in the gaming and hospitality industry early in her career, she quickly connected with her passion for developing people. With vast experience in design and development, Karyn brings energy and enthusiasm to each training session designed to achieve organization results. Her ability to convey complex topics in a relatable way is one of the reasons she is highly sought after by organizations. Karyn speaks and delivers a message that resonates with the participant long after the training has ended. She is Master Certified in Emotional Intelligence.
Keath is a motivated self-starter who has a passion for working with startups, developing products, teams, and most of all people. She consults businesses across multiple industries including Beauty & Skincare, Jewelry, Activewear, Lifestyle, Education, Coaching, and Human Resources on how to optimize operational framework, drive aggressive revenue growth, and spearhead strategic development. Over the last 13 years her work has included a broad range of functions including sales, business development, marketing, strategic planning, brand building, licensing, product development, merchandising, curriculum building, leadership training, and executive coaching.
Maggie has more than 15 years’ experience developing individuals and teams. As a former Partner at an Advertising Agency, she is familiar with fast-paced, demanding organizations that thrive when individuals and teams are performing at their peak. Maggie is a strong believer that the most productive workplaces are made up of people who are able to do what they do best every day and environments that embrace differences. As a Gallup-Certified Strengths coach, Maggie works with her clients to identify talents and advance strengths.
Amy has over fifteen years of experience in the areas of human resources, organizational development and training. Having worked for broad ranges of organizations including a Fortune 500 Company with over 70,000 employees as well as specialized private practice consulting firms. In these capacities Amy’s responsibilities included a broad range of expertise including talent management, human resources, employee training and development, management and supervisory training, strategic planning, change management and large-scale communication initiatives.
Jennifer brings more than 25+ years of experience working for highly reputable, publicly traded and privately held global technology and entertainment organizations. She has personally led HR operational and transformational efforts for Companies that were start-up, fast growing and supported multiple mergers and acquisitions in both due diligence and integration planning.
Bringing with her, 30 years of experience in commodity and small business accounting as well as office management, Christine Kissler, moved to Las Vegas with retirement on her mind.
She tried her hand at college right after high school, but found she enjoyed working and getting down to business much more so then college life. Christine married and became the bookkeeper and office manager of the growing family commodity grain business in Colorado. During her tenure, she accumulated several continuing education hours in accounting, and business management as well as many specialty certifications.
A tech and new media enthusiast, Jonathan found his niche in branding and collateral management at Simmons Group. Formerly known as the “Media Man” at a prior Downtown Project startup called Qualifyor (which aimed to bridge the gap between education and employment through leadership and career development), Jonathan has brought that same passion for media and design which lead to the Simmons Group rebrand that is present on the site today. Jonathan also brings with him knowledge in IT, having been a PC Tech at a Vegas casino and through technical support for one of the world’s most admired brands.
Edwin is an accounting intern at Simmons Group and Las Vegas native. In addition to his focus on accounting, Edwin also partakes in special projects work for Simmons Group, using the tools and resources he is bringing to us from his schooling; Core, a program he's involved in; and his current work experience to complete anything that comes his way.
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