Mike Hamilton
Mike Hamilton


(919) 882-6500

Mike Hamilton has many years of managerial and consulting experience, and a track record of accomplishment in individual and organizational improvement. Mike’s “People Practices” work includes: strategy; organizational design; executive development, search and outplacement; employee and customer surveys; all forms of compensation and general Human Resources policy and practice support.

Mike has extensive experience in the financial services industry, and has worked with entities throughout the United States. Mike’s broad functional experience includes line and staff side involvements with both small and large organizations. He has consulted on a wide variety of change and improvement projects, supporting start-ups, acquisitions, divestitures, and reengineering initiatives. Mike enjoys assisting senior management in dealing with the “people” issues related to execution of an organization’s unique strategic objectives.

Mike has earned numerous professional designations, including the Society for Human Resources Management’s Professional of Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR).

Mike holds a degree in economics from North Carolina State University.

Heather Gaudaur
Heather Gaudaur

Senior Compensation Associate

(919) 882-6500

Heather has been performing compensation analysis since 1999 for a number of organizations in a variety of industries. From banks and credit unions to nonprofits including higher education and healthcare, Heather has served in a variety of different analytic roles for organizations. Her hands on experience ranges from executive compensation and salary structure design to employee opinion surveys and merit pool distribution.

She holds a few industry designations as well - the Certified Compensation Professional certification from World at Work, the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from the HR Certification Institute and the SHRM Senior Certified Professional certification from the Society for Human Resources Management.

Heather lives in Cary with her husband Brian and their son Samuel.

Beverly Freeman
Beverly Freeman

Affirmative Action Specialist

(919) 882-6500

Beverly is a Sr. Certified Affirmative Action Professional (Sr. CAAP) who for over 15 years has helped federal contractors and subcontractors design and implement fully compliant affirmative action plans, as well as develop procedures related to recruitment, applicant tracking, outreach and other affirmative action compliance obligations as required under Executive Order 11246, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act. Her goal is to help navigate the ever-changing and challenging regulatory requirements affecting federal contractors and subcontractors while keeping them out of harm’s way during government audits initiated by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). She works with businesses in banking, agriculture, pharmaceutical, technology and engineering, just to name a few.

Beverly is President of the local Triangle Industry Liaison Group (TILG) and is one of four elected board members from the Southeast Region serving on the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) board. ILGs across the country provide training and networking opportunities for federal contractors. Beverly has served on the planning committee for two statewide conferences, was on the executive committee for a regional conference and was a committee chair for the 2016 ILG National Conference held in Charlotte, NC.

Beverly is a Raleigh, NC native and a graduate of North Carolina State University with degrees in Economics and Business Management.

Leaders in successful Strategic Execution. At Hamilton Management Consulting we take the time to think about your challenges. Hamilton Consulting brings experience, knowledge and a fresh, objective and practical perspective to your tough issues.

The key obstacles to successful strategic execution often have little to do with market data or analysis. The main road blocks to creating and moving your company’s “road map to the future” typically are: corporate culture and people’s attitudes and mindsets. We work with the data and with the “hearts and minds” …

We provide process that helps you ask the right questions. We offer respectful but honest assessments of corporate capabilities. We keep what works, and identify and help address what does not. We provide expert analysis, measures and hands-on involvement to link strategy and vision with successful execution.

Philosophy and Approach

We believe in working with client Boards and Management to develop and implement successful strategies/tactics. We hold ourselves accountable for understanding client vision and for achieving results, not just making recommendations.

We work to help clients clarify and achieve corporate vision and strategy, and everything else we do is in support of the client’s vision or strategy. We help develop or clarify strategic plans, design organizations, locate and develop qualified people to fill organizational slots, clarify accountabilities and attract, retain and motivate a sufficient number of people to achieve the clients' strategies. We help develop policies, practices and systems to allow clients to plan and control their costs and revenues within affordable budgets … All with the intent of assisting clients in achieving their short and long term corporate goals.

We sell no product other than our ability to think about your problems. We believe that each client is unique, and that there is no standard answer to an organization's needs.

We are honored that our clients trust us with confidential and complex issues, and work hard to earn that continued trust every day.

We develop customized solutions that “fit”. We apply our expertise and problem solving abilities to help clients attain their unique vision and/or strategic intent.

The client is always right … we work to avoid surprises, and prefer long term mutually healthy relationships.

We offer a range of consulting services, all designed to help your company reach it's potential. Whether you're looking for a small tweak or a complete overhaul, we have you covered.
Each company is unique. One-size-fits-all approaches will never help your business reach it's full potential. We deliver custom solutions, tailored to you and your industry.