K eith Hicks is a seasoned business leader with deep knowledge and experience in Human Capital Management. He has an outstanding record of creating companywide talent management strategies, transforming corporate culture, providing business direction and coaching executive management teams. Founder of Keith Hicks Consulting, Keith provides executive coaching, leadership development and talent strategy consulting.
Keith’s corporate career is distinguished and impressive. Starting with Accenture as a consultant, Keith learned the value of the client relationship and how to manage engagements and cross functional teams. He progressed to Partner and was the top Human Resources executive for Accenture across the United States.
He then joined Radiant Systems, a global technology provider to the hospitality and retail industries. As Executive Vice President – Human Resources, Keith helped lead the organization through a period of global growth and acquisitions and eventual sale to NCR Corporation. Prior to forming his consulting firm, Keith was the Chief People Officer for MedAssets, a publically traded, healthcare performance improvement company. Again, Keith was instrumental in the growth of the organization and eventual sale to a private equity firm.
Throughout his career Keith has been a thought and business leader. He has worked for dynamic organizations through periods of organic growth, led human capital for numerous acquisitions and two company sales, managed culture and organization integrations and guided management teams on business issues. His experience spans public and private companies, professional services, technology, financial services, hospitality, retail and healthcare.
Keith earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Computer Science. He is passionate about his family, his faith and serving others. He is actively involved in several non-profit organizations in Atlanta and around the globe. He and his wife reside in Atlanta, Georgia.