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M. Tamra Chandler

2019 Speaker

M. TAMRA CHANDLER is the founder and CEO of PeopleFirm LLC, one of Forbesmagazine’s 2019 America’s Best Management Consulting Firms. A nationally recognized thought leader, author, and speaker, she has twice been named one to Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants (2007 and 2014). Chandler has spent most of her thirty year career developing new and effective ways for people and their organizations to perform at their peak. In 2016, she wrote the acclaimed book How Performance Management Is Killing Performance— and What to Do About It, which has been published in four languages. In 2019, she published Feedback (and Other Dirty Words: Why We Fear It, How to Fix It, and partners with clients to build cultures where healthy feedback thrives. Before founding PeopleFirm, she was managing partner for Arthur Andersen’s Business Consulting practice in the Pacific Northwest, and executive in charge of People and Solutions at Hitachi Consulting. @mtchandler