J.D. Grogan and Terri Etheredge, intHRaction (North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 250)
Performance reviews are typically dreaded within most organizations by both managers and employees alike. J.D. Grogan and Terri Etheredge, Co-Founders of intHRaction, have launched a SaaS-based service which turns performance reviews into a crowd-sourced, collaborative, and continuous process providing real-time feedback. “North Fulton Business Radio” is produced virtually by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.
intHRaction is a company crowd sourced data platform that captures the day to day interaction of employees and provides visibility to all levels of an organization. It is a quantum shift in the Performance Management process. Engagement, Objective and Career metrics paired with intHRaction feedback from connected members of an organization provides critical information to proactively and frequently assess and communicate employee and organizational performance. It’s the tool that every employee deserves!
intHRaction gathers daily real-time information about employee performance by capturing small data points at the completion of meetings or intHRactions with peers regarding meeting participation and collaboration.
This information is in turn used to periodically gather performance information about employees through goal and objectives feedback from their co-workers. It simplifies the information gathering and reporting associated with the traditional Performance Review process and ensures that all members of an organization provide feedback on the individuals they intHRact with.
Employees, Managers, Human Resources and Senior Leaders all have the ability to see real-time feedback and gauge where everyone stands within the organization. Managers have the ability to understand the intHRactions that are taking place in daily meetings and use that information in 1 on 1’s, Coaching Sessions and Performance Reviews.
Goal and Objective tracking paired with feedback from all members of the organization that an employee intHRacts with provides the critical information needed to proactively and frequently assess and communicate employee performance.
To learn more, visit the company website.
J.D. Grogan, Co-Founder and CEO
J.D. Grogan is the C0-Founder and CEO of intHRaction. An experienced and successful entrepreneur, business developer, IT leader and mentor with significant experience in systems and process design and development, process automation, financial services, fin-tech, risk management, field-force automation, sales and sales force management, marketing, vehicle remarketing, data center management, business re-engineering and value creation. A dynamic and visionary force for change, innovation and growth.
J.D. is currently building intHRaction, a collaborative performance management platform striving to make the Performance Management process fair and easy for all through a subscription based SaaS model. The platform addresses the needs of employees, managers, HR and leadership to provide realtime feedback addressing the needs of all users in the organization.
Prior to the founding of intHRaction, he was a senior executive with DataScan, located in the city center of Alpharetta. Prior to joining JM Family Enterprises / DataScan in 2013, J.D. co-founded both Launch Technologies and Field-Logic located in the Crabapple Business District. Both companies focused on Risk Management in the Wholesale Finance Industry. Launch built Floorplan Audit Technologies and Field-Logic provided Floorplan Audit Services with a company employed nationwide field force. Launch was started in 2005 and Field-Logic in 2007. In December of 2013, DataScan purchased both Launch Technologies and Field-Logic. As part of the transition, J.D. served as Assistant Vice President of Field Services overseeing operations of both DataScan Field Services and Field-Logic’s Floorplan Audit Services. Early in 2015, J.D. was asked to take responsibility for DataScan’s Technology Operations and Wholesale Management System’s development as the Vice President of Technologies.
In 1998, J.D. served as the co-founder and President of AutoVIN, The Automated Vehicle Information Network, which provides floorplan auditing and vehicle inspection services to banks, wholesale finance companies, automotive OEMs and wholesale auctions. J.D. maintained overall responsibility for AutoVIN from 1998 until 2004. Under his direction, AutoVIN became the leading provider audit and inspection services in North America, serving more than more than 20 nationally recognized customers with a staff of 250 employees. In 2000, AutoVIN was sold to ADESA Auto Auctions.
Prior to the creation of AutoVIN, J.D. served as Director of Operations for Aucnet USA, where he held a number of management positions over a five-year period. Aucnet USA was a satellite-based wholesale auto auction company that originated in Japan. J.D. began his professional career in Los Angeles as a Real Estate Manager for Shimizu Development Corporation, a Japanese International Construction and Development Company.
Terri Etheredge, Co-Founder and President
With over 20 years of experience in the HR profession, Terri Etheredge is driven to elevate the value-add capabilities of Human Resources. Areas of expertise include Strategic WorkForce Planning, Organizational Design, Organizational Effectiveness, Strategic Consulting, Leadership Development, Talent Planning, Change Management and Performance Management. Professional highlights include Mergers, Acquisitions, Organizational Transformations, Risk Mitigation, Technology Implementations and multiple ROI Human Capital Initiatives.
Her HR career includes 18+ years at Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Enterprises and 10 years at Fortune ranked, JM Family Enterprises ($16.3 billion diversified automotive company- 2019 Fortune rankings include Top 100 Companies to Work For (#17), Best Workplace for Millennials (#29), Manufacturing & Production (#2), Women (#42), Parent (#28), Diversity (#23). She is an active SHRM-ATL and SHRM-National member, a mentor for HR professionals and leads a Women In Leadership team.
She has supported operations teams in all 50 States, as well as all Provinces in Canada. Her experiences in all levels of HR are what helped create the intHRaction product you will come to love! From an HR Business Partner to an HR Manager to an HR Strategist, she understands the work of HR, the value of HR, the challenges of HR and the potential of HR.
Terri’s inspiration for Co-Founding intHRaction began with the idea that we are “more” in our work-lives than what can truly be captured by traditional performance review processes and we have hindered our ability as Business Leaders to maximize the skills, abilities and talents of our Greatest Competitive Advantage- Our People- due to a lack of performance data!
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