As President of East Tenth Group, Michelle Tenzyk leverages her 25 years in business to bring insight, perspective, and experience to all aspects of human resources. Her work with senior leaders as a strategic advisor and executive coach enables her to present human capital solutions and direction on business strategy. She and her team provide services to support, strengthen, and revitalize organizations to help them attract, retain and develop the right talent. Because when people thrive, business thrives, which serves as the mission of East Tenth Group.
Michelle’s strength lies in her breadth of experience. She has coached CEOs and top-level executives to create and sustain company cultures that attract and retain key talent at all levels. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies and others to develop talent management solutions that improve communication, encourage productivity, and increase engagement. And she has guided organizations through mergers, downsizings, and turnarounds. As an executive coach, Michelle works with leaders and their teams to maximize their potential, realize their true greatness, and deliver their best performance, just as any world class athlete does.
In addition to owning and managing East Tenth Group, Michelle has held senior HR and executive team positions at wide range of companies—from financial services firms to marketing communication agencies. She most recently served as EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer for Healthcare Consultancy Group, part of Omnicom, where she led the talent function for 9 companies and served as trusted advisor to the companies’ presidents and the group’s CEO.
Michelle received her MBA in HR Management and HR Systems from the University of Albany and her Executive Coaching Certificate at City University of New York’s Zicklin School of Business. She also holds a BS in Music Education/Piano from the College of St. Rose where she is a distinguished prominent alumna.