Transform Your CultureSince 1991
Carver & Associates is an international management consulting firm that has delivered transformational results by combining learning opportunities, customized classroom solutions, and coaching to accelerate and deepen development and provide sustainable internal support.
A key point of differentiation of Carver & Associates is our ability to selectively deliver the right consulting, facilitating and coaching to your organization at the right time.
To ensure maximum impact and relevance, we work with you to create a specific curriculum for your associates. Understanding your emerging organizational context enables us to create a program targeted to create value and bottom line results.
Relationships & Emotional Intelligence
Leading Teams & Managing People
Diversity & Inclusion
Business Transformation & Innovation
“The Will-Burt Company has been using Carver & Associates for over thirty years and I have personally worked with Dr. Joy for seven years and Ty Miller for a couple years now. Their knowledge and experience in employee training has aided in the coaching and development of both our emerging leaders and supervisors; as well as our senior management staff.” – Michael Hart, Director of Human Resources, The Will-Burt Company
“Dr. Joy and her team of learning and development professionals have been working with the Hansgrohe organization since 2007. The Carver & Associates team’s comprehensive knowledge of customized curriculum and content development combined with the professional facilitation has always exceeded our expectations. The C&A teams learning and development expertise coupled with their collaborative approach with our organizational members makes Carver & Associates the go-to expert for our most significant L&D projects. Dr. Joy and her team are not only thorough but also easy to work with and always willing to take the time to discuss any concerns and respond to questions.” – Renee’ Maxwell, Director of Human Resources, Hansgrohe, Inc.
“MaineHealth is Northern New England‘s largest healthcare system with over 22,000 employees. This past year we committed to enhance our culture by more deeply imbedding DEI within our system‘s values. We have engaged Dr. Joy to assist with the education/awareness building of more than 160 volunteer Trustees, our top leadership team, and eventually our entire care team. Dr. Joy has demonstrated great skill in both group and individual interactions with these leaders. Dr. Joy approaches her DEI consulting work with a deep knowledge and experience base. She listens and makes people feel comfortable in an area that is uncomfortable for many of us as we wrestle with personal bias and the need for change. And, she brings an incredible sense of humor and humility to her work.” – William L. Caron, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, MaineHealth
“Cox Media Group has had a great experience with Carver & Associates and would recommend to any organization without reservation; they have been a valuable partner to our company. I had the pleasure of working directly with Dr. Joy and her team to design our first diversity training initiative which was developed based on feedback from Human Resources and business leaders. Her background and expertise in diversity allowed us to successfully launch the training across our entire organization of over 7500 employees.” – Mary H. Robert, Group Vice President Human Resources, Cox Media Group
“We are extremely fortunate to have found Dr. Joy, Carver & Associates, to provide leadership consulting and coaching for our executive team. Most notable is Dr. Joy’s ability to repeatedly exceed our expectations. Her ability to provide teams with the necessary assessments, goal identification, and coaching to become more effective as both individual and team contributors is commendable. Any leadership project Carver & Associates is engaged in will undoubtedly be a huge success!” – Kim Anderson, Director, Center for Perpetual Training & Protocol, Alabama State University
“Carver & Associates workshops on Executive Coaching, Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Diversity and Performance Measures have embedded themselves into the core of every planning session my executive team and I embark. The quality and long-lasting impact of their training continues within the infrastructure of this department.” – James G. Cagle Jr., Director, Delaware Department of Labor
“Carver & Associates consulting team have played a pivotal role, in moving our organization closer to achieving its people vision. Their proven integrity, deep subject matter expertise and genuine care have helped them establish unprecedented credibility among our employee population, enabling them to provide formal and informal coaching to employees and executives. C&A have delivered big consulting firm thinking, with custom solutions and flexibility.” – Chuck Rose, Vice President, Talent Management, Atlanta Housing Authority
“Combining both extensive business experience with extraordinary abilities as a motivator and communicator, Dr. Joy has proven to be an invaluable asset in developing strategic plans, defining messages and designing effective communications systems that build consensus and achieve maximum “buy-in” from very diverse constituencies….I have seen Dr. Joy achieve consensus and real paradigm shifts among people who started out as adversaries and/or who felt trapped by insurmountable obstacles.” – Linda M. Fuselier, President, The Capital Group, Inc.
Over the past 29 years, we have worked with private and public organizations ranging from Rolls Royce to the public school system, from casinos in Las Vegas to every branch of the US Military, and from Fortune 100 companies to small, family owned and run enterprises.
We have worked across this country and around the planet. Our only requirement of a client is that they understand the initiative they undertake and exhibit a strong commitment to change.
We deliver transformation, not just training.
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