Garrett Sheridan

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Garrett Sheridan

Garrett serves as the President of Axiom Consulting Partners.   He specializes in working with leaders to align business strategy, organization design and talent management practices to deliver improved performance and results.  With over 18 years of experience, Garrett has partnered with clients in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific to address challenges related to strategy, organization design and people.   He has deep expertise in go-to-market strategy and sales force design and effectiveness. Garrett is known for his pragmatic style and passion for solving complex client issues. He has served clients across a broad range of industries including technology, telecommunications, consumer goods, healthcare/life sciences and financial services.

To reach Garrett by phone call 312.202.3009 or via email to

Prior to joining Axiom, Garrett was Vice President and North American practice leader for Hudson Human Capital Solutions. He also co-founded MPact Consulting, which was later acquired by Hudson. Garrett began his consulting career with Boyle & Associates and was a senior consultant at Sibson & Company.

Garrett is co-author of Shockproof: How to Hardwire Your Business for Lasting Success (John Wiley & Sons 2011). He also has been published in Management Review, HR Intelligence, Business Plus (Ireland), Human Resources Magazine Australia, and He is also frequently quoted in HR and business publications including Human Resource Executive Magazine, US News and World Report, Management Consultant International, Workforce Management and HR Forum.

Garrett has been a frequent speaker on Human Capital Management and translating strategy into results, under the aegis of Federated Press, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, the International Quality and Productivity Center and Institute for International Research (IIR). Garrett currently sits on the Human Capital Institute National Advisory Board for Talent Strategy, and is a former President of Ireland Network in Chicago. Garrett was a guest speaker at the 57th Annual SHRM conference in San Diego, CA in June 2005.

Garrett is a Partner at Social Venture Partners Chicago, a partnership of philanthropically minded individuals striving to make a significant impact on the lives of those in the Chicago community. Garrett also serves on the Membership Committee of the Economic Club of Chicago, and is active in the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and the Association of Management Consulting Firms. He is also a former President of the Ireland Network Chicago.

Garrett has a Masters degree in Organizational Psychology and a Bachelors degree in Psychology, both from University College Dublin, Ireland.

“When I moved to the United States from Ireland in 1994 I was initially planning to stay for two years to get some valuable experience. That seems like a long time ago now. The diversity of clients I serve and the people I meet is what continues to make the work we do fun and rewarding.”