BOSTON, December 11, 2018 – MCG Partners, a Greater Boston-based management consulting firm today announced Gretchen O’Brien has joined the firm as Director of Consulting Services. O’Brien will be responsible for working with clients to optimize their talent and organizational needs.

“MCG Partners’ culture of commitment and results and passion for making a difference for clients has me very excited to join the team”, said O’Brien. “I’m looking forward to working with an organization that genuinely lives our shared values and helps people and businesses optimally achieve.”

As a Human Resource professional for over 15 years, Gretchen has empowered employees at every level to thrive. Most recently, Gretchen worked at Not Your Average Joe’s Restaurant Group as the Senior Director of Human Resources, where she aligned HR strategy with the organizational vision, objectives, brand and culture.  Gretchen provided advisory and consulting services delivering customized training programs. She utilized the Predictive Index® (PI) ® for selection, onboarding, succession planning, team building, management effectiveness and performance management. Earlier in her career, Gretchen built a successful recruitment and staffing business.

“Because our clients entrust us with the wellbeing of their leadership, talent, and organizations, it’s essential to us that we continue to build a team that reflects the significance of that responsibility,” said Chuck Mollor, MCG Partners founding and managing partner. “At MCG Partners, we counsel our clients to invest wisely in their most valuable assets – their people – and that’s exactly the kind of investment we’ve made with hiring Gretchen, a true business professional and leader.”

About MCG Partners

MCG Partners is a woman-owned, Greater Boston-based consultancy specializing in executive coaching, leadership development, assessments, organizational effectiveness, career management and talent management solutions. MCG Partners works with organizations across all industries including Fortune 500 companies, venture capital start-ups, mid-sized firms, non-profits, academic and executive education institutions.  MCG Partners is also a Predictive Index® (PI®) certified partner. For more information, visit or call (508) 279-0400.

Contact: Ryen McGinn, MCG Partners | 508-279-0400 |