Lori Dubuc, MA, ACC

Lori Dubuc heads the company’s strategy and business development operations and personally provides human capital leadership and coaching for organizations seeking an experienced HR professional. Lori’s approach to business allows her to offer practical and creative strategies to optimize human potential. Her 20 years of experience with both Fortune 500 and startup companies includes leadership positions in human resources across a variety of industries.

Lori’s areas of expertise include: strategic human capital optimization; identification and development of high performers; cross-functional project management; organizational design and effectiveness; talent restructuring; change management; personal and executive coaching, training and development for executives and mid-level leaders.

Lori graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from the University of Missouri.  She also has a master’s degree in human resources and management from Webster University. Lori holds an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) designation from the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is an active member of both ICF and the Georgia Association of Coaches.

Human Resource Consulting Services

In today’s fast-paced business environment, small and medium-sized businesses are faced with a host of demands—how to grow market share, the impacts of globalization, continuing to innovate—all while trying to build an engaged and thriving workforce. HR departments are strapped for time and resources and often find themselves firefighting issues, rather than executing a well-thought out plan.

At The Startup Store, we can help you bridge the gap. Our experienced HR professionals have the skills and knowledge to serve as your HR department, or an extension of it, providing counsel and guidance that goes beyond problem solving to address the strategic HR needs of your business.

We pride ourselves on providing quality work at a high level of service, coupled with the flexibility you expect for new and our many repeat clients. We offer a variety of services, tailored to the needs of your business. Examples include:

HR Operations

  • HR leadership and adjunct leadership
  • Recruitment process design
  • Employee handbook development
  • Risk avoidance strategies
  • Operations review
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Employee relations support


Organizational Development, Transformation and Strategy

  • HR strategy and planning
  • Training and Leadership development
  • Change management and associated communications plans
  • Performance review plan and alignment
  • Succession planning and development programs
  • Employee retention
  • Compensation analysis and alignment
  • Leadership assimilation
  • Leadership and high potential coaching programs
  • Customized training and sustainable implementation


Change Management and Mergers

  • Change management and associated communications plans
  • Merger and acquisition human capital review and process
  • Talent gap analysis pre and post merger


*Other services available, please contact us at (404) 381-1550 to inquire about services not listed.