InTandem is a nationwide team of experienced consultants led by Winston Tan. InTandem works as a team bringing on the right providers and talents for each specific client engagement.

Winston TanWinston Tan, Managing Principal

Winston Tan is the Principal of Human Resources and Rewards. He has worked in a variety of public and private industries providing management consulting and assistance in the United States and overseas. He specializes in total compensation solutions (including base pay, variable pay, and benefits analysis), strategic planning, organizational design, and human resource performance development. For the past 20 years, Winston’s management consulting career has been earmarked by millions of frequent flyer miles accrued throughout the U.S. and overseas.  Prior to establishing InTandem, Winston was the Principal of Human Resources for the National Consulting Group, a management consulting organization within the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Since 1989 he has provided compensation, organizational development, strategic planning and other consulting services to utilities nationwide. Prior to NRECA, Winston worked for Austin & Lindberg International, a strategic consulting firm based in Brussels, Belgium.  He worked throughout Europe assisting clients in performance improvement, operations assessment, market analysis and in the development of feasibility studies evaluating expansion and investment. Winston holds a master’s degree in International Management from Boston University’s International Management School in Brussels and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Covenant Life College, Alaska.  He speaks frequently at industry conferences on compensation and HR issues. On a personal note, Winston has homesteaded in Northern Canada, dabbled in ultralight flying, and relocated from Georgia to Washington in 2006 (it’s a great story).  He spends spare moments capturing memories with his wife, Julie, two children (Michael and Madison), and “dog-ters” Mollie and Ming.

 
Steve Tan, Operations Manager

Steve Tan is the Operations Manager for InTandem where he oversees market research, analysis and client reporting. He has worked in a variety of organizations specializing in project management, budget and finance oversight along with operation logistics, both in the U.S. and internationally. Steve holds a degree in Business along with credentials and certificates as a past educator. As a Teacher, Instructor and Organizer, he has helped vendors stream lined protocol, procedures and reporting requirements to achieve timely, accurate and consistent results in their operational systems. Steve is recognized for his ability to identify individual competencies, develop personal skills and create a blueprint for success. He resides in Sacramento, California where he also serves as a community chaplain and resource liaison. He and his wife, Bernice have two children and two adopted grandchildren from Ethiopia. One of his favorite past times is always on the lookout for the “Best Deals”.

 
Josh Roe (professional)Josh Roe, Associate

Josh Roe is a performance consultant with 13 years of experience in organizational development, executive leadership and management in start-up and multi-national organizations. Josh has a rich background in both non-profit and major corporate environments. From his organizational experience and educational background, including his Masters in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University and Change Management certification from Prosci, Josh has developed exceptional analytical and assessment skills with the ability to identify organizational challenges and implement solutions that add value, enhance organizational integrity, viability, sustainability and growth. Josh is an engaging leader who prioritizes building relationships as a vital factor in the foundation of a successful organization. He is an adept communicator, facilitator, and presenter. Josh lives with his wife Lindsey and dog Lucy in Spokane,WA. where they enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures including downhill skiing, cycling, backpacking and mountaineering.

 

PlunkettJohn Plunkett, Associate

John Plunkett has vast insight and invaluable experience in all aspects of human resources. Recent credentials include Senior Vice President of Human Resources with Cobb Electric Membership Corporation, an electric utility in Cobb and four surrounding (Georgia) counties. His 25 years of leadership and responsibility with Cobb EMC provided strategic guidance for over 450 employees. Under his direction, Cobb EMC was among the first to become a Certified Provider member of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Mr. Plunkett has served in many positions with IACET, including President. John holds a lifetime designation as Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute, is a Certified Professional Development Trainer (CPDT) from the Chauncey Group International, achieved Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) from Toastmasters International, and holds a master’s degree in Education from the University of Georgia. He enjoys time with his wife, biking, volunteering and fundraising for the American Diabetes Association, teaching English as a Second Language, and is a Christian serving in the First Baptist Church in Fairburn, GA.

 
Kathleen BioKathleen Mixon, Associate

Kathleen Mixon has over 20 years’ experience as a Human Resources Professional with 7 of those years as Vice President of Human Resources for Central Rural Electric Cooperative. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Organizational Leadership and has received her designation as a Senior Professional in Human Resources as well as SHRM-SCP which is the Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional. Kathleen created a full service Human Resources Department at CREC. While at the cooperative she developed an employee handbook, a robust leadership program for the cooperative as well as the community and a wellness plan that included activities that the community could participate in. Kathleen currently consults with businesses in all areas of Human Resources and Leadership. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, volunteering for various charities and reading.

 
Susan Clotfelter, Associate

Susan Clotfelter has expertise is in all Human Resource areas and specializes in compliance, performance management, employee relations, and management coaching. Susan has extensive Human Resource experience, including over 20 years in management and consulting roles in the Cooperative utility industry. Susan has worked in a variety of HR management roles in the corporate world, as well as an independent Human Resources Consultant. Susan holds a B.S. degree with a major in Human Resource Management and an MBA from Auburn University. She is a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and Human Resources Certification Institute certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Susan enjoys spending time with her husband Burt, serving in her church and enjoying Auburn sporting events.