We work with super smart people who care about human beings in the workplace.

Meet them below. Do you have expertise in something culture-related and want to join the fam? Contact us and tell us about yourself.


Paula Batt - svp, business development

Paula is the person you’d prize in all settings…magnetic, effective, funny and kind. Whether on stage, keynoting the conference; across the table leading the discussion; counseling; conferring; or managing time in support of objectives while taking time always, to consider what and how to make a positive difference. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University (Go Cowboys!) and has had extensive professional training in the areas of sales, relationship building, and public speaking. She lives in Washington, DC and enjoys traveling, entertaining, and learning new things.


Ted Bauer - writer-in-residence

Originally from New York City, Ted Bauer currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas. He’s a writer and editor for RecruitingDaily who focuses on leadership, management, HR, recruiting, marketing, and the future of work. His popular blog, The Context of Things, has a simple premise — how to improve work. Ted has a Bachelors in Psychology from Georgetown and a Masters in Organizational Development from the University of Minnesota. In addition to various blogging and ghost-writing gigs, he’s also worked for brands such as McKesson, PBS, ESPN, and more. You can follow Ted on Twitter @tedbauer2003, connect with him on LinkedIn, or reach him on email at tedbauer2003@gmail.com.


Joe Henry - culture consultant

Joe Henry, a native Washingtonian, is a strongman competitor turned consultant. He aims to use the lessons he’s learned about leverage, creative thinking, and prioritization to help you transform your companies’ people and culture. Joe Henry is a graduate of Towson University where he studied Sociology and Anthropology.

As a consultant, Henry helps companies develop collaborative creative cultures and effectively engage their multigenerational workforces. Work is changing; it’s about time we changed the way we think about the workplace.


Maggie McGary, digital strategy consultant

Maggie is CEO & Chief Strategist at McGary Associates, a consultancy that provides online community strategy, content creation and web development services. She’s led digital communications at several prominent associations, including the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and the American Psychological Association. Widely recognized as a technology leader and innovator in the association space, She is a frequent presenter at association events and a blogger whose articles have been published in The Washington Post, Association Trends, Associations Now, Signature Magazine and Social Media Today. You can connect with her on Twitter @maggielmcg and read her blog at MizzInformation.com.


Leah Notter, marketing intern

Leah is a senior at the University of Tennessee, where she is majoring in Communication and minoring in Retail and Consumer Sciences. In addition to full-time studies, Leah works two jobs, yet still manages to have a life and hang out with future NBA stars. Proof that Human Workplaces does not have a policy against hiring relatives, Leah is tall just like her Dad.


Jared Weintraub, culture consultant

Jared holds a Master’s degree in I/O psychology and a certification as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR). He has worked with start-ups and organizations across various industries, providing internal and external consulting, coaching, and managing marketing and sales teams. He is currently, a Ph.D. Candidate in Applied Organizational Psychology and an Instructor at Hofstra University, where he is conducting research on Flow Theory - how, when, and why individuals, teams, and organizations can get into “the Zone”. His over ten years of experience include: designing and implementing training programs, coaching, employee engagement, and performance management.