Founder and Principal

Mildred Black Hooks, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Mildred is the Founder and Principal Consultant of People Optimum Consulting, LLC.  She is “America’s #1 People Optimizer.”  She launched the company in 2019 with one mission in mind - partnering with individuals and businesses to help them optimize resources to realize exceptional results.  Mildred has over 20 years of experience in human resources, technology, and business development. She continues to be a trusted advisor to the C-Suite. She holds an Executive MBA from Georgia State University and a BS in Finance from the University of Alabama.  Mildred is a Senior HR Professional, holding both the SHRM-SCP and SPHR national certifications. She is a keynote speaker and presenter, and a two-time entrepreneur. Mildred has facilitated workshops, trainings and courses for government and corporate audiences.  Her experience includes heading up people operations in public and private sectors in healthcare, technology, retail, and professional service industries.
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Mildred Black Hooks

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People Optimum Consulting believes in the power of synergy. Working with People Optimum Consulting means gaining access to a team of experienced and knowledgeable partners, specializing in all aspects of human resources, technology, business development, project management, and more. We are your strategic business partner.



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