After 40 years of experience as a Human Resource Professional and Business Partner, Alice is able to share decades of tips, tools, resources and solutions to help strengthen your HR Systems and Group Culture. Strong HR Systems and an understanding of group culture contribute to award winning organizational cultures. HR Systems and group culture drive every aspect of your business success. If they do not, or if they are a barrier to your company success, there exists a challenge to overcome.
Alice has demonstrated success at blending HR initiatives and programs to the overall business mission and goals of an organization thus creating a positive impact to the overall bottom line. She is often called upon to “transform the organizational culture” as she expertly explores group culture. Alice has focused her work on strategic management, organizational development, employee relations and mindful communication, mediation and conflict resolution, performance management; and assisting the leaders, managers, supervisors, and direct reports at every level to “work better together.”
As a popular speaker and workshop facilitator, Alice has engaged audiences in the topics of cultural transformation, conflict management, enhancing communication and several topic areas of human resource management and HR professional competency. She is skilled at taking a very difficult topic and making it understandable to audiences at all levels within an organization. Noted for her success as a keynote and public speaker, Alice was a 2014 inductee into the HR Southwest Conference Speaker Hall of Fame. In 2016, Alice was named as a Blazing Star by the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
Alice has contributed to the advancement of the HR profession and serving over 20,000 HR professionals throughout Texas as State Director of the SHRM Texas State Council (2007&2008), Member of the SHRM Texas State Council (1999-2010), Austin Human Resource Management President (1999) and AHRMA Board Member (1995-2001). In addition, Alice has served as President or member of many nonprofit boards such as The Dispute Resolution Center, Peoples Community Clinic, Seton Northwest Community Advisory Board and The Down-Home Ranch to name a few. In 2019, Alice began serving as an Ambassador for the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) serving and supporting HR professionals worldwide.
From 1980 to 2002, Alice served as an HR leader within varied industries. In 2002, she launched the Alice Dendinger Alliance Group providing HR Consulting, Coaching and Mediation services, and in 2014, she launched PivotU – A Training, Learning and Transformation Company. After seventeen successful years, The Alice Dendinger Alliance Group became the Austin Alliance Group (AAG) led by Lisa Blanton. Today, Alice is a consultant, facilitator, mediator and business coach branded as The HR Alchemist.
Alice has an undergraduate degree in Business Management and a Masters in Communication. Additional education/certifications include: Coach University graduate, Texas Certified Mediator, DiSC® Behavioral Analyst, Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Accredited Facilitator, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), Emotional Intelligence Profile 2.0, and Future Search Strategic Planning Facilitator. Alice has continued education in organizational development, strategic planning, communication, group facilitation, conflict management, team development, interpersonal skills, leadership development and 360° assessments. Alice has had over 28 years as a trained mediator and continues to pursue mediation as a business and passion.
You may reach Alice by calling 512-779-3236 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.