Our Team:


Peter Albrecht -- has more than twenty years experience following his lifelong passion of growing and developing people. His expertise includes managing major corporate initiatives including selection, retention, team building, sales growth and organizational performance.

During his career Pete has provided training and development services for a wide variety of businesses and industries including educational, sales organizations, automotive, medical, manufacturing, transportation and industrial distribution.

He has written and delivered multiple training programs nationwide and trained thousands of executives, managers and employees throughout his career. He also is an adjunct instructor at Wayne State University in the business development division.

Pete obtained a degree in Education from Michigan State University, and a Masters in Educational Psychology from Wayne State University.


G. Nadine Haridy – has more than ten years of extensive front-line experience as a human resource professional managing related processes. G has worked for - and with - small and large companies including Cintas; 7-Eleven; CVS; Sara Lee, and has partnered with hundreds of employees and applicants at multiple organizational levels.

G’s areas of interest and specialty are training, recruitment, and employee relations. She has spoken on various topics to college students throughout the U.S. and has personally spent time conducting her own job searches, gaining an empathy for those going through their own “transition.”

G has a passion for personal growth, exhibited by her commitment to fitness, reading and writing (including the rise, fall – and rise! – of her blog, “G’s Good Chi!”). She has a Bachelor’s degree from Oakland University and a Master’s degree from Central Michigan University.


Curt MacRae -- has 30 years of business experience, managing teams in sales/marketing, customer support, and administration. His IBM management training prepared him to run his own business for 15 years, where he continued to screen, interview, hire, fire, and manage departments and people.

He has conducted his own job-searches in 1990 and in 2008, and empathizes with the challenges involved. In 2009, he began conducting GET TO WORKshops for people who are unemployed, under-employed, or who are looking to change careers.

Curt has been a speaker at multiple jobs groups and he collaborates regularly with authors who write about the techniques for finding jobs. He has numerous articles published on job-searching, as well as other topics, and writes his own blog. His broad base of contacts provides access to many job opportunities.

Curt graduated from Michigan State University, with a degree in Journalism, and has participated in numerous management development programs with IBM and beyond.


Phil Tarchala -- has been a private business owner for 17 years. His business is providing financing and business expertise to businesses that are new or looking to expand. He provides guidance on financing projects, equipment purchases, building expansions, and marketing.

Philip is on the zoning board of appeals and planning commission for Antwerp Township in Michigan. He works with businesses to increase sales and also trains salespeople to close more sales and increase their income. He has 32 years of sales experience selling tangible and non tangible products and services to a large customer base, throughout Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana. His customer base includes small businesses, Fortune 500 companies and also Municipalities. Phil understands what business owners are looking for in employees and vendor relations.

He has been a member of Professionals for Success, which is a leads exchange and business development group in Kalamazoo, Mi. sponsored by the Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce for 15 years
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