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J N Gruber Group
Jeff Gruber
Human Resource Consultant

An experienced human resources professional and consultant, J N Gruber Group principal Jeff Gruber started the company in 2014 after a long, diverse professional career. His practical expertise as a C-level senior human resource executive with over 30 years of experience includes Fortune 500 companies and small and medium-sized organizations engaged in change and transition.

J N Gruber Group brings a breadth of consulting knowledge and practical expertise in all areas of human resources and across many industries. While we specialize in working with companies in the midst of major transition that impact the human resources, we often assist small and medium-sized organizations that need to assess their Human Resources needs as they evolve or grow. As needed, we collaborate with colleagues whose expertise in certain areas complement our own and offer depth of knowledge for clients with particular needs.

If you’re the owner or on the leadership team of a small to mid-size, growing company who needs consultative help in the human resource elements of your business, or don’t already have an HR department, we can fill the gap, handle your overflow or consult to help you get back on track.

Consulting Philosophy

We believe in partnering with the leadership of the company with integrity and with straightforward counsel. The success of our relationships is founded in the consultant and the leadership team achieving sustainable, measurable performance improvements over time. Improving talent, enhancing HR processes and the organizational structure often means changing the way things are done inside the organization and how the company is led and managed. Transforming the company and instituting more effective plans and strategies can achieve sustained long-term improvement.

Industry Expertise

Our broad consulting experience in assessing all areas of human resources and across many industries allows us to determine the strengths and developmental opportunities within your organization. Let us assess the relationship between your organization’s business requirements and present and future talent needs.

Our industry experience includes:

Consumer products and marketing
Food service
Trusted Advisor

When you choose the J N Gruber Group, you choose a human resources team with experience in well-known industries and companies. From manufacturing and distribution to telecommunications and healthcare, our team has the experience you need to optimize your businesses operations. Our team has earned its expertise through affiliation with many respected organizations, including:

Bell and Howell
CVS Caremark

All our clients value our expert counsel, collaborative process and the concrete plans we develop for managing the human resources function, especially in times of change or transition.

Professional Memberships & Certifications

To assess talent and improve selection, Jeff and J N Gruber Group have earned and maintain many certifications and professional memberships. These connections give our team access to state of the industry best practices and the most qualified team members, wherever your company’s operations are located.


Certified Professional Coach (CPC)

Certified Predictive Index assessment analyst. The Predictive Index is a science-based assessment that provides managers with accurate, actionable data quantifying the unique motivating needs and behavioral drives of each employee and potential employee.

Jeff is a member in good standing of:

New Mexico Chamber of Commerce
The Society for Human Resource Management
The Human Resources Management Association of New Mexico
The Northern New Mexico Human Resource Association
Center for Coaching Certification
Center for Coaching Solutions
Hogan Assessment Independent Consultants Network
Trusted Advisor Network


Indiana University, Bachelor of Science in Business, Personnel and Industrial Relations

University of Saint Francis, Master of Business Administration in Management

Community Involvement

J N Gruber Group believes that active involvement in the community enhances our work with clients, and makes where we live more vibrant. As such, Jeff supports a variety of local charitable organizations, both with monetary contributions and donations of his time.

Jeff advises the clients of the Santa Fe Business Incubator, providing business expertise to start-up companies as they develop their business plans and build their organizations.

J N Gruber Group is a member of the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, where it connects with a variety of small, medium and large businesses that make up the vital Santa Fe community.

Hunt Roman Group

Jeff also serves on the Human Resource Leadership Team of Hunt Roman Group (HRG), an organization of senior HR executives dedicated to providing timely virtual support to small and medium sized businesses. HRG specializes in associations, multi-site employers and multi-unit franchise organizations. HRG’s consultants have world-class experience in all HR disciplines in companies ranging from Fortune 50 to small businesses across multiple industries including government, manufacturing, technology, health care, marketing, non-profit, utilities and start-ups. Jeff’s clients benefit from the vast experience of these allied professionals.

Find out how we can help your business. Call 505.780.8405 today.

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