President & Chief Consultant
QUALIFICATIONS: Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Non-Profit Co-Founder, Leader, Strategy Master, Business Consultant and Coach, Facilitator, Executive Coach, Certified Human Resources Professional
Kendra Clements is the President of We The People Consulting, LLC, a native-owned business solutions consulting firm. Clements specializes in developing vision, building strategy, operational excellence, leadership development, executive coaching, and strategic human resources. Kendra provides C-level solutions for entrepreneurs, small businesses, government sector, Indian tribes, tribal enterprises. Clements has a knack for turnarounds and working with businesses who are positioned for growth.
In her previous role, Clements served as a Partner in the firm for The Mettise Group, a management consulting firm located in Oklahoma City. She led efforts in strategic planning, operational excellence, leadership and executive coaching and development, and provided CEO, COO, and CHRO expertise. In addition to her role as Partner, she led the firm’s government services and human resources practices.
Previous to joining The Mettise Group, Kendra spent 5.5 years in the Private Equity industry with Acorn Growth Companies. She served as a board member, Partner in the firm, and Vice President of Global Human Resources. She managed the firm’s global human resources operations, compliance, and health and welfare programs. She directed all leadership development and organizational development efforts for corporate office, domestic, and international operations. After 2.5 years, Clements found herself involved in the M&A side of the business, where she went on to lead due diligence and relationship management efforts for the firms domestic and international M&A activity.
Kendra has over 23 years of experience in human resources and has had global responsibility for strategy and day-to-day operations in executive coaching & transformational leadership, change management, policy and procedure development, regulatory compliance, staffing, organizational development, compensation and benefits, internal communications, employee metrics, management reporting and succession planning.
Clements has a strong business acumen focusing on operational excellence and has a proven track record of innovative human resources leadership and success in achieving exceptional business results. She has led transformational human resources teams for publicly traded and private companies from start-ups to Fortune 100’s and 500’s in mature and emerging markets, both in high-growth and turnaround environments. She has also been responsible for multi-site and multi-cultural workforces in union and non-union environments.
Clements is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and is dedicated to serving her tribe, her community, and all of Indian country.
She attended Oklahoma City University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Pre-Law and was an active Phi Alpha Delta member.
Kendra is an active Board of Directors member for Better Business Bureau (BBB) Oklahoma
Clements is Co-Founder and President of the Board of Directors for Matriarch, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization located in Oklahoma City, OK.