Mildred is a national speaker, best-selling author, and SHRM-certified senior HR professional. Mildred Black Hooks is the Founder of People Optimum Consulting. She began her career in HR leadership over 20 years ago as an HR leader for Target Stores.
She has lead HR operations in large organizations, developed workforce training programs, facilitated strategic initiatives, and managed major organizational changes. Mildred’s clients include medium and large-sized companies, Fortune 100, and Government. Healthcare, automotive, food processing, manufacturing, and other service-based industries. She approaches every engagement with a customized approach, a passion for human potential and the possibilities of what could be.