When your people excel, your business excels.
Passionate about inspiring others
Having spent (a few) decades working with and for a diverse group of organizations, we bring a range of best practices to each of our clients. Our experience positions us to meet the needs of our customers in the core areas of culture, leadership and strategy.
Rusty Bozman, MSIOP, CCP
For over twenty-five years, Rusty held senior leadership roles in all aspects of Human Resources for large publicly traded and private organizations. He built his career establishing human resources strategy in the information technology, healthcare, and real estate sectors, with organizations including Computer Associates International, The St. Joe Company, and Blue Cross Blue Shield.
During this time, he developed expertise in the areas of strategy development, executive team alignment, organizational and leadership development, talent assessment and effectiveness, survey development and total rewards.
Rusty is a Certified Select Partner with The Predictive Index. He is also a Certified Compensation Professional and is certified in Talent Optimization. He holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida, and a M.S. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from the University of Baltimore, and is active in civic, educational and charitable activities.
Jennifer has broad experience in customer service, corporate communications, technology and technical writing. For over ten years, Jennifer held positions of increasing responsibility at Choice Behavioral Health Partnership, Life of the South Insurance Corporation and within Alltel’s mortgage software division. In 2011, Jennifer joined Rusty as the president and co-founder of Workplace Synergistics.
Jennifer holds a B.S. degree in Public Relations from the University of Florida, and is active in civic, educational and charitable activities.
Michael has 25 years of marketing and sales experience – including 17 years in Higher Education software and publishing. He has held roles ranging from National Sales Manager to Product Specialist. During this time, he helped launch multiple new products and services and also assisted in transitioning the companies he worked for from a traditional print publisher to a digital software and services provider. In 2020, Michael joined Rusty and Jennifer as Vice President, Talent Optimization with Workplace Synergistics.
Michael holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from Minnesota State University and is active in various civic and charitable activities.
For over 25 years, Dr. Avinger has worked in and around human resources, organizational development, training, and leadership both in the public and private sectors. She has expertise in coaching for performance and building effective leadership programs. As a partner in strategizing with senior leadership to deliver innovative training solutions for the workforce, she has succeeded in increasing people capacity around communication, supervision, using values to drive the bottom line, maximizing the potential of teams, and many other areas of management. Since 2006, Rita has taught higher education courses - both graduate and undergraduate - in human resources, management, and organizational development. She occasionally publishes for the training industry. In 2020, Dr. Avinger joined Workplace Synergistics as an Executive Business Management Consultant.
Dr. Avinger holds a Ph.D. degree in Business Management from Northcentral University in San Diego, a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida, and a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems also from University of Central Florida. Rita has also been an avid supporter of the Florida Poodle Rescue for over 30 years.
Rita Avinger, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP
WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY
“Stellar has consulted with Rusty Bozman of Workplace Synergistics, and we have found the Predictive Index to be a good tool to understand workplace personalities and build functioning teams. We also use the tool to assist in recruiting new talent. I would highly recommend Rusty to anyone seeking to improve their workforce efficiency.”
— Mike Santarone, President/COO, Stellar