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About Devan Graham
Devan is a thoughtful and effective facilitator whose goal is to empower leaders with the tools and strategies they need to effectively lead their teams. With a background working with clients to deliver and implement key HR projects to support organizational objectives and strengthen workplace cultures, she understands the tremendous impact good leaders have on an organization and its employees.
An analytical thinker and active listener, Devan is also known for her ability to analyze and transform complex employee situations, organizational design and HR business needs into actionable strategies for her clients.
Expertise & Services
As a Partner with Acuity HR, Devan co-leads the Training and Leadership Development Division. In addition to delivering Acuity’s 4-day Intentional Leadership Program, our Ignite: Women @ Work Program and other customized training workshops, she is also responsible for content development, implementation, and delivery.
Having previously led the HR Consulting and Projects Division, Devan focused on a variety of customized projects including Employee Handbooks and Policy Development, External HR Reviews, Leadership Analytics, Organizational Design & Development and Workplace Assessments. In addition to executing on the above, she actively built and enhanced Acuity’s processes and service offerings in these areas.
Background & Community Involvement
Prior to Acuity HR, Devan has held HR roles in both the financial and manufacturing sectors. Her experience includes HR strategy and process, employee relations and policy development, compensation analysis, performance management and staffing and recruitment. Her leadership of the development and implementation of an automated in-house performance management system incorporating 360-degree feedback is one of her many innovative in-house career successes.
Devan has served on numerous committees and in leadership roles for organizations including the Young Associates, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and United Way’s GenNext Summit.
Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR)
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) – Human Resources, University of Manitoba (Asper School of Business)
Member: CPHR Manitoba
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