Director of Sales & Marketing
Veteran journalist and award-winning community advocate, Kristi Tedesco has enjoyed a 23-year career in broadcast journalism and has now joined Focus HR, Inc. in its ongoing mission to support small and medium-sized businesses in 29-states plus the District of Columbia.
“Our mission is to deliver a trusted full suite of human resource solutions to Arizona Businesses with excellence and integrity,” said Tracy Cole, Founder and President of Focus HR, Inc. “Kristi is an elite marketing leader with superb talent. She will drive value and success for our team and clients!”
Kristi grew up in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. She will help refine Focus HR, Inc.’s public message and will work directly with new clients.
Partners in Prosperity
Ms. Collins has 30 years of management consulting, organization development and executive recruiting experience. She earned a Master’s in Organizational Development from Cambridge College and a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University. After her first year working at Bain & Company management consultants in 1987, our fearless leader spearheaded organizational change initiatives in dozens of companies to date ranging in size from the Ritz-Carlton, Blue Cross & Blue Shield and BMW to start-ups she helped “grow up” like eBay, PayPal, and Google.
Owner, Chief Renovation Specialist
Jennifer Phelps: Organize. Design. Reinvent!
Jennifer Phelps, the owner of Jennifer Phelps: Organize. Design. Reinvent!, creates beautiful, organized and inspiring spaces for her clients. She understands that your Story, your Stuff, your Space and your Vision are the keys to creating a home or office that supports your success and reflects your very best self – a place you love and can thrive in, both personally and professionally. She helps you reinvent your space and reinvent yourSELF!
Known for her humor and down-to-earth approach, Jennifer is a speaker, a monthly feature on KGUN9’s Tucson Morning Blend and contributor to Houzz and the Vail Voice. You can also read her simple tips on her blog “Because Life Is Messy: A Survival Guide.”
To be successful, you have to have a vibrant brand that is authentic and be comfortable being seen. Arlene channels her passion and magnetic energy into everything she does, from brand development to one-on-ones with her private clients and speaking in front of hundreds of people. Her superpowers lie in her listening for what is not being said, and her innate ability to distinguish how her clients need to be branded and what is missing in their marketing message. This together with her ability to listen for what is currently holding her clients back in their own mindset has her be a powerful resource for growing your business.
With a fine art background, retail merchandising, interior design, graphic design and work with energy and feng shui, she brings 20 years experience and a unique skill set to the table. She not only understands service-based businesses but also products, as she has created her own line of cycling apparel that has been sold globally for almost 4 years. Aside from these artistic and creative aspects, growing up a farm girl also gave her practical skills of efficiency and she always looks for ways to maximize her client’s resources and dollars.