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A Team of Transformers


Our Superheroes 

Our partners can run their own consulting firms. In fact, most of them did.

Meet the talent behind Icarus Consulting LLC. We are a team of thought-leaders that includes researchers, change agents, D&I gurus, and futurists who thrive in a culture of doing.

We all have our accolades, but we embrace the Icarus Consulting LLC approach of getting things done. We collaborate on the big and small stuff. Do you need help in finalizing that report or creating effective strategies? Everyone pitches in.

Meet the Team

Dr. Shelton Goode

Dr. Goode is a diversity and inclusion executive with more than 20 years of human resource, business, and university teaching experience. Goode has held executive human resource and diversity positions for companies ranging in size, from $300 million to more than $11 billion.

He has developed and implemented talent management programs, performance management systems, sales incentive plans, labor relations strategies, and large-scale culture change initiatives.

Marilyn Robinson

Marilyn Robinson is the president and principal consultant of RHR Management Consulting Inc. In her role, Robinson is responsible for business development and project management. She also oversees client needs fulfillment for the company, focusing on conducting organizational assessments, planning, facilitating multiday career and leadership development workshops, and designing curricula.

As the principal consultant, Robinson facilitates numerous management skills, technology, and diversity and inclusion sessions.

Anita Nahal, Ph.D., CDP

Dr. Nahal is a multidimensional diversity thought-leader and consultant with professional experience spanning countries, continents, and cities. Nahal has worked at various universities—historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and public and private schools—in the USA and in India.

Danielle Gruppo

Danielle Gruppo is the chief executive officer and founder of InternAlliance, an award winning human resources consulting firm with expertise in workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) supporting organizational effectiveness; social recruiting platform for diverse student interns.

Gruppo is an accomplished human resources executive with more than 25 years of experience in developing and executing talent management and human capital strategies. She does these for Fortune 250 companies and privately held companies in the energy, healthcare, service, and manufacturing industries.

Julius Pryor III

Julius Pryor III has held executive roles at Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), Russell Athletic, Abbott Laboratories, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Pryor was the vice president of Global Diversity at both J&J and at Coke. Most recently, Julius served as the head of innovation (diversity and inclusion) at biotech leader, Genentech.

Pryor combines a unique vision for the future of D&I. He has a strong grounding in sales and management and has insights into what works across different industries and sectors.

Robelyn McNair

Robelyn McNair has dedicated more than 25 years to serving in senior and executive human resources leadership roles. She has held a senior professional certification in human resources since 2001 and has both practical and strategic experience in all disciplines of the human resources function.

McNair provides advisory and consulting services to CEOs and business leaders of small and midsize, mature, emerging, and start-up businesses to help develop and address people strategies, processes, and procedures.

John Holly

Mr. Holly is a lifelong human resource professional with a passion for coaching for personal and professional growth and success.

Our Approach

We are a veteran-owned consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations create inclusive cultures that leverage diversity and inclusion for a competitive advantage. We accomplish this by developing strategies that enable our clients to attract, develop, and retain highly skilled talents from an emerging, diverse workforce. At the same time, we help our clients enhance the engagement, knowledge, and skills of current employees.

Our Value

Icarus Consulting LLC helps clients drive positive changes in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. We customize solutions to resolve our clients’ toughest challenges that relate to:

  • Developing and Delivering Training on Unconscious Bias
  • Establishing D&I Councils
  • Leveraging Our Proprietary BRG Leadership Academy℠ to Transform Resource Groups
  • Launching Executive Learning Programs
  • Implementing Mentoring Programs
  • Coaching Senior Executives, Emerging Leaders, or High-Potential Employees

Icarus Consulting LLC works with organizations to design and implement strategies that result in healthy cultures—often in the context of rapidly changing market and industry conditions. Our team is comprised of seasoned consultants with extensive operating experience in both the public and the private sectors. 

Our firm serves clients across multiple industries, including:

          • Energy

          • Manufacturing
          • Consumer Products
          • Financial Services
          • Healthcare
          • Higher Education
          • Insurance
          • Life Sciences
          • Logistics
          • Public Health
          • Retail
          • Technology

At Icarus Consulting LLC, we believe that everybody can fly! Let us help you defy gravity.

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