Meet Amanda Close

Hello, I am Amanda Close, the President of the Close Group. First of all, thank you for visiting the website. The Close Group is a small, women owned business that assists clients as they move forward. As the Close Group HR Consultant, I utilize my expertise to help organizations achieve strategic change and align the HR infrastructures to assure the strategic change is reinforced. As a consultant, I am able to help clients one person, one program and one organization at a time.

Below is an example of a few of the client's we have assisted:

  • Bowhead Transportation
  • Chef'n
  • Community Transit
  • FEMA
  • McKinstry
  • Northwest School
  • NW Hospital
  • Ocean Beauty Seafoods
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Providence Health System
  • West Coast Paper
  • World Vision


Instructor and Facilitator

When I am not consulting I am in front of folks teaching a variety of people related courses both as a Close Group instructor and for privately sponsored events. I have taught the HR Management certification prep course since 1997 and am extremely proud to say that the pass rate of those professionals who go through this course with me is 80%!

Education Training and Experience

  • Master's in Business Administration with an HR emphasis
  • BS General Science
  • 17+ years industry experience in HR, management, regulatory compliance and consulting
  • 10+ years experience as a trainer and facilitator of HR related topics
Professional Certifications

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