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Charles C. Crews, Co-Founder and President

Charles serves as our principal consultant and actively leads all consulting engagements across a broad spectrum of management issues.  He has assisted clients with capital deployment strategies, performance benchmarking, leadership development, workforce optimization, decision-analysis, and business acquisition strategies.


Charles has worked in the utility industry in both front-line leadership and executive management positions for the past three decades.  Prior to starting FPH, he was vice president of one of the nation’s largest investor-owned utilities where he led the strategy, operations, maintenance, and construction of the company’s natural gas operations division.  Under his leadership the organization achieved best-ever performances in employee safety, emergency response, customer satisfaction, and employee engagement.

 

He is highly regarded as a thoughtful and engaging leader with a demonstrated track record of achieving results and building inclusive leadership cultures.  As a corporate leader or management consultant, he believes building high-performing teams is essential to delivering consistent and sustainable world-class results.

Charles earned a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Ohio University and an M.B.A from Capital University where he graduated with top honors.  He has attended executive leadership courses at Carnegie Mellon University, Rice University, Gap International, and the American Gas Association.

Stacey will serve as our content and strategy advisor.  As our firm’s chief strategist, she is responsible for identifying and executing growth opportunities.

Stacey assists clients in building organizational capabilities by leveraging our consulting team with competitive intelligence on short-cycle business-critical needs. 

Prior to FPH, she was an internal consultant for a Fortune 500 firm and worked with a range of business partners from front line to Executive Suite.  She was instrumental in shifting the company’s mindset from "it's always been this way" into "what else is possible?"

Stacey’s work ethic and inclusive nature positioned her as one of the company’s rising talents which she used to become a voice for diversity and equity.  She led and participated in key discussions on the advancement of minority women in technical fields at the company.

 

Stacey is a graduate of University of Michigan with a Bachleor of Science in Industrial Engineering.  She also received her MBA from the George Washington University.

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Stacey S. Crews, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

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Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Senior Consultant

Sydnee is responsible for executing FPH’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy and assisting clients in developing customized plans to build more diverse teams and inclusive cultures.

She previously worked for Columbia Gas of Ohio as a social media content strategist focused on brand equity.  Prior to that, she was team lead of customer care and regulatory compliance where she championed advocacy efforts to connect low-income customers with self-sufficiency resources.

Her passion for DEI was recognized when she was appointed to Inclusion and Diversity State Leader, guiding efforts, creating initiatives, and plans to encourage a more inclusive and diverse workplace.

She was co-founder and Community chair of NiPRIDE, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group. In June 2020, she was featured in American Gas Association’s “Making a Difference” spotlight for her tireless dedication to creating a safe and inclusive workplace.

Sydnee earned her Bachelor of Social Work at The Ohio State University and received her Diversity & Inclusion Certification from Cornell University.