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Joe Ranzau




Executive summary


Joe is a back-office transformation leader, focused on performance and profitability improvement through; strategy design, operating model re-design, cross-functional process improvement, post-merger integration, and organizational change management. Joe drives value for clients by navigating cross-functional silos and boosting performance by bridging the gap between technology and the human side of operations.


Specialties include: Human Resources Transformation, Target Operating Model Design, Global Payroll Strategy, Workforce Optimization, Organizational Change Management, Program Leadership, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations, Executive Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Automation, Process Redesign, Organizational Development & Training, Mergers & Acquisitions, Culture Change, and Employee Relations.


Joe’s extensive background includes Target Operating Model Design, Global Shared Services Process Design, Redesign and Implementation, Portfolio and Program Management, ERP/ECM/HCM Implementation, Business Intelligence, Training Strategy, several dozen Systems Implementations, Vendor Management and Contract Negotiations.


Joe has been a key resource on both government and commercial projects. His most recent experience has been designing target operating models for Human Resources and leading large-scale finance transformation initiatives in the Global Payroll space (100,000+ FTE & 70+ countries), establishing strategy, technology infrastructure, operating model, employee experience, and cross-functional governance from the ground up.





  • Certified Change Management Professional – Association of Change Management Professionals
  • Certified in Prosci's ADKAR methodology
  • Emotional Intelligence Coaching – A Different Kind of Smart



  • BBA Human Resources Management, University of the Incarnate Word

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