HPGM launched this new program, the Consortium of Leading Employee Organizations (CLEO), in 2015.  In partnership with Dr. Robert Rodriguez, we work with corporate employee resource and diversity groups to select talented individuals to participate in programming with a focus on best practices and engagement.  CLEO meetings are held once a quarter and hosted by an HPGM corporate member. a quarter and hosted by a local corporate partner.


Robert RodriguezDr. Robert Rodriquez is the founder and president of DRR Advisors LLC, a boutique management and diversity consulting firm that specializes in enhancing employee resource group performance, Latino talent initiatives, and diversity strategy formation.

Robert has worked with close to 100 organizations as a consultant on their various diversity initiatives. Robert is the creator of the 4C ERG Assessment Model™ which is widely used by organizations to assess the impact, health, and overall effectiveness of their employee resource groups. He has been named one of the top rising diversity executives by Diversity MBA magazine, was named one of the top Latinos in the country age 40 and under by Latino Leaders magazine, and Hispanic Business magazine recently named him one of the nation’s “100 Most Influential Latinos in the Country.”

He is a columnist for Diversity Executive magazine and has published over 100 articles on diversity & inclusion in the past 10 years.  Dr. Rodriguez is also the author of the book, “Latino Talent: Effective Strategies to Recruit, Retain & Develop Hispanic Professionals.”


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