Meet the Team

We founded our company to bring best practices and the latest research to workforce and succession planning programs.  In addition, we consult, are available for conferences and speaking engagements as well as publish books and research papers.  We look forward to hearing from you and initiating a dialogue.

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Jeff Gross

is the CEO and Co-founder of and recognized as a thought leader in strategic workforce planning, Jeff has consulted for over 25 years to Fortune 500 organizations, governmental agencies and family owned enterprises.  He is the co-creator of, a strategic workforce planning software solution for small & medium sized businesses.  Author of Workforce Planning 90 Day Action Plan Handbook and Workforce Planning 90 Day Action Plan Field Manual, two ground breaking books written for the HR practitioner.  He has recently co-authored Workforce Planning 2020 with Fran Gross.  This latest book is the result of a their cumulative research and insights on workforce planning and will set the stage for the next decade on how companies view strategic workforce planning.  In addition, he has become  a sought after speaker on strategic workforce planning.


Fran Gross

Co-Founder and President

is the President and co-founder of Workforce Planning 90 Day Action Plan LLC (MyPeoplePlan) and co-author of Workforce Planning 2020 a ground breaking book on strategic human capital planning.  She has an expertise in delivering seminars and class room training on numerous human capital topics including selection, promotion, 360 degree feedback, and performance / promotion techniques as well as counseling executives on talent management strategies. Fran formerly was the Senior Industrial/Organizational Psychologist for a global manufacturing firm, taught business classes at The University of Akron, and was a mediation expert and OD specialist for a major university. She has successfully developed programs that actually predict business success by asking the right questions and measuring relevant variables using advanced statistical techniques. Fran has her M.A./A.B.D. (Ph.D.) Industrial/Organizational Psychology University of Akron.


We look forward to working with you.