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By women. For everyone.

From the beginning, we've intentionally built a diverse and inclusive team that is reflective of the profoundly diverse, constantly evolving, world we live in.

Our Have Her Back team is made up of folks who represent different genders, race, ethnicities, ages, generations, family constructs, relationship status, religions, beliefs, geographies, astrological signs and economic statuses.

We each bring different life experience, expertise and passion to the work we do every day. And it is our collectively unique experience that allows us to do our best, most impactful work -- acting as an extension of, and an outside-in perspective to, every client team we support.

Pamela Culpepper
Founding Partner

Seasoned in the art of understanding people, culture and workplace diversity, Pamela is a powerfully experienced human resources expert and executive coach. Before starting HHB, she held senior People, HR and Talent roles, including Chief Global D&I Officer at PepsiCo. A culture conversationalist, Pamela has a superpower of disarming...everyone.

Caroline Dettman
Founding Partner

A PR Week Hall of Femme(er), Caroline’s industry background as a Chief Creative Officer now finds her using that craft to develop bold actions that inspires behavioral change in the journey to realize diversity and inclusion. And while she is highly awarded for her creative craft, she’s still waiting on an award for her most important role… mother to three teenage boys. That deserves some serious hardware.

Erin Gallagher
Founding Partner

This career mom of two boys is a dedicated change agent who is fiercely committed to creating places where people feel supported to live out their personal and professional goals. They should not be mutually exclusive. Erin knows that the struggle is real, but the juggle is worse. Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. Empathy is mandatory.

Michelle Castle
Senior Strategic Insights Advisor

Michelle has partnered with global clients to drive organizational progress, profitability, and growth through custom insights for over 25 years. As a former CEO and CSO at market research agencies, Michelle led collaborative, cross-functional teams to translate consumer understanding into successful brand and marketing strategies. She is thrilled to leverage this experience with new purpose at Have Her Back, helping to solve workplace and culture inequities differently and authentically.

Cole Hawthorne
Project Manager

Living her best agile inspired life, Cole is a self proclaimed servant leader who believes in uplifting people over process. As a Project Manager that has been the jack of all trades and master of none, Cole has worked for 5 startup's over the past 10 years including one of her own with her 5 year old daughter. Cole is well versed in controlled chaos and desires to create environments where laser focused teams and iterative approaches thrive.

Hertha Meyer
Chief Researcher

Hertha does research. With almost 30 years of experience in brand, competitive and consumer research, Hertha has developed novel research approaches for thousands of companies and brands across multiple industries. Hertha brings that experience and unique ability to develop strategy out of research findings to HHB clients every day.

Nicci Morris
Senior Advisor

With a mind for business and a heart for people, Nicci Morris cultivates human-centered, empathy-infused leadership within teams of all sizes. Leading with a combination of grit and grace, she is convinced the key to a happy, healthy workforce is to work smart and play always.

Susie Rashid
Head of Finance

Susie has the ability to create a strategy and understand what it takes to get it implemented successfully across an organization. Her stints as COO, CFO, and CHRO in a variety of professional services companies in the US and abroad give her a unique skill set which she uses to help HHB internally and its clients externally.

Pat Williamson

With interest in human psychology and behavior change, Pat is a holistic wellness & mindfulness facilitator. Before working with Have Her Back, Patrick was in the recruitment and retention of male teachers of color in NYC. Patrick's professional passions include physical & mental fitness, health & life coaching, organizational development, and DEI&B strategy. Pat looks forward to growing in this garden, together. 

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