FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACTS: Julie Harrison, Dan Pinger Public Relations, 513/564-0700
Nancy Bunn, Burke, Inc., 513/684-7509
BURKE STRATEGIC CONSULTING GROUP
HIRES GABRIELA PASHTURRO AS CONSULTANT
Newton, Mass. (April 13, 2000) Burke Strategic Consulting Group (BSCG), a division of Cincinnati-based Burke, Inc., an international leader in customer satisfaction management and business consulting, has hired Gabriela Pashturro as consultant.
Gabriela joins BSCG with a strong background in many areas of business management consulting, including assessment, organizational analysis, group moderation and facilitation, program planning and statistical analysis. She has developed work/life needs assessment strategies, online surveys and benchmarking best practices for Merrill Lynch and EMC Corporation. Further, she has completed similar work as a Johnson & Johnson graduate fellow for Rutgers Universitys Office of Organizational Quality and Communication Improvement.
"Gabriela brings a fresh perspective in business consulting to BSCG," said Diane (Salamon) Surette, Burke senior vice president and managing director of BSCG. "Im confident that her diversified work experience, combined with her organizational psychology training and skills, will be a valuable asset to our team and our clients."
In her new role as BSCG consultant, Gabriela will be partnering with clients to improve organizational effectiveness through a broad range of BSCG offerings including strategic assessments, organizational surveys, performance management, and program design. She also will be assisting clients with implementing change using fact-based assessments.
Gabriela will be working in the Boston office of BSCG. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the Rutgers UniversityGraduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology and holds a master of arts degree in Community and Social Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and a bachelor of arts degree from Michigan State University. Gabriela is involved in a number of professional, academic and civic organizations, including the American Psychological Association, the Greater Boston Organizational Development Network and the New Jersey Organizational Development Network. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
# # #
Editors Note: Founded in 1931 and based in Cincinnati, Burke, Inc. is one of the premier international business research and consulting firms in the world. The Cincinnati-based firm has offices and affiliates in 40 countries, offering business solutions through the following strategic divisions: Burke Customer Satisfaction Associates, Burke Marketing Research, Burke Strategic Consulting Group, Internet Research Group and The Training & Development Center.