advisory Team:

Pamela Hardy, Founder and Managing Director of Akida Consulting Group, LLC, has 20 years of experience working in Corporate America, initially as a senior leader in Human Resources and subsequently in management consulting. Pamela spent 15 of those years working with the Big 4 technology and human capital consulting firms of Accenture, Deloitte Consulting, IBM Business Services Group and most recently as a Director with KPMG Advisory practice.

During her career, she has utilized her vast experience to partner with clients in the design, 

Affiliations & Memberships

Dan Cohen is the Chief Executive Officer of Stuart Advisory Service Group and former Principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP. He has over thirty five years of experience consulting to and working in industry with a strong energy and public sector background. Recognized as a highly dedicated, critical thinker, Dr. Cohen provides strategic change advice founded on fact-based analysis and leverages his change leadership expertise to develop and implement sustainable solutions.​

During his 15 years at Deloitte Consulting LLP he developed the firm’s first global change leadership

development and implementation of key change initiatives to identify programs and streamline business process to elevate the capabilities of the workforce. In doing so, she has seen an average 20% efficiency gain due to the productivity increase and better alignment to business strategy. Pamela left ‘mainstream professional services’ to start her own consulting practice to pursue her passion and enthusiasm for providing her expertise in the capability areas in which she has a depth of experience. She continues to bring to clients the same level of service and skills. She’s worked across many industries and has been touted for her excellence in client delivery, relationship management and for being a trusted business partner.

Pamela is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources.

Akida Consulting Group, LLC, founded in 2013, is a boutique advisory and consulting services business that works with you to deliver human capital and business process improvement capabilities to align your organizational capabilities with your overall corporate strategy.

Leveraging years of experience gained working with Big 4 technology and human capital consulting firms, our team partners with clients to serve in a truly strategic advisory capacity. We support and drive the delivery of transformational initiatives foundational for organizational change. Partnering with our clients, we design and implement the most effective and appropriate solutions to achieve their organizational goals and improve their ROI by applying trusted methodologies and lessons learned from our wealth of experience. With our ability to analyze, develop, and execute robust strategies that coordinate with business needs, clients can achieve improved alignment of practices to deliver positive and sustained results to internal business departments.

The company embodies principles built on trust, delivery excellence, collaboration and partnership to provide lasting value to our clients.

Akida Consulting Group, LLC has a consortium of Consultants, each with more than 15 years of management consulting experience in senior-level roles, to address clients’ needs.

Our service delivery team was specifically selected based on their Big 4 consulting expertise, industry knowledge and ability to deliver true management consulting services. With diverse skills across the human capital and business process improvement landscape, each PHG consultant offers deep expertise in a specific discipline. By harmonizing the advisory services, the group provides unparalleled value in a flexible delivery model.

Executive Team:

Pamela Hardy:


  • Association for Strategic Planning

  • ​Society for Human Resource Management

  • Executives in Action-Pro Bono Consulting

  • International Association of Management Consultants

  • DallasHR

  • Dallas/Ft. Worth OD Network

Dan Cohen:

methodology, was the lead architect in the design of Deloitte’s Strategic Change methodology and led their Human Capital Energy practice. In addition, he is featured in Harvard’s Global Change Management Center. Dan co-authored The Heart of Change with Harvard Business School’s John Kotter and also authored The Heart of Change Field Guide.

Dr. Cohen obtained his Bachelor of Arts at Adelphi University in New York, Master of Arts at the University of Detroit in Michigan and Ph.D. at the Ohio State University.


  • Cohen, D.S., The Heart of Change Field Guide, Harvard Business School Press, 2005.

  • Kotter, J.P. and Cohen, D.S., The Heart of Change, Harvard Business School Press, 2002.