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People Factor is now a contract holder on the GSA Schedule! We are proud to offer services to the General Services Administration and look forward to serving the U.S. Government at every level and opportunity.

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Our Services

Business Continuity

Professional Coaching

Strategic Organizational Planning

DiSC Assessments

Professional Development Workshops

Team Building




“Culture exists whether it is intentionally shaped or not. We help our clients build a nurturing culture where employees and companies collaboratively drive toward one common purpose.”

 ~Sanya Strawser, Master Certified Coach
Founder & CEO of People Factor


What our clients say

People Factor worked with me to design a unique, engaging and memorable team building exercise to address the specific needs of my employees. It truly was a great experience, and it propelled my team to new levels of collaboration and performance. I highly recommend a custom team building event with the innovative folks at People Factor.

Ted D. IT Manager KAR Auction Services, Inc.

I have owned my company for 10 years and thoroughly enjoyed working with a great team until an employee issue arose. I was at a total impasse on how to work through this particular situation until I hired Sanya to assist me with some executive coaching. This was the best decision I’ve made in my company in a long time.

Melissa St. John CEO Relocation Strategies

Sanya and I worked on a few projects together at my previous employer, then I hired Sanya and People Factor when I switched companies and so ended up being her client. Additionally, Sanya has been my executive coach for over 3 years and still going strong. As a result, I have seen all the different talents that she possesses. Sanya was instrumental in assisting both CarDon and myself in putting an HR Strategic Plan together in 2017, working with my team on team-building, and she has been a phenomenal executive coach for me. She got to know my company and my team so well that I ended up hiring her to coach several of my direct reports. I highly recommend her and People Factor for your organization's culture and coaching needs.

Karen Murphy Executive Director of Human Resources CarDon & Associates

Sanya was a critical person in my career at KAR. She helped me to develop as a professional and pushed my limits to succeed. She was a coach and mentor, and I learned a lot in the talent acquisition space from her. She is a true game changer professional that is not afraid to talk about challenges and push for their solutions. She is an unconventional leader that possesses the skills that many businesses are struggling to find.

Roberto Carballido Human Resources IUPUI

Sanya’s value to an organization cannot be overstated. Her commitment to staff development and driving culture change make her a great asset not only to the organization, but also to the many people that she has counseled. She challenges stagnant thinking and helps others change their perceptions to facilitate much needed organizational change. Her ability to help transform and institute change has lasting results that have helped the organization be more agile from Senior Leadership to Middle Management and Individual Contributors. Sanya is a phenomenal asset for any organization that is fortunate enough to have her guidance in leading transformational change. I can’t say enough about how valued her vision and leadership skills are to an organization.

Stacey Stefanski ITSS Manager KAR Auction Services, Inc

Sanya is very detail oriented. She has a great understanding of Employee Engagement and how that can help in her strategies around employee and organizational development. She is able to take a project and build the strategy to get the required results. She would be an asset to any company.

Karen Chagnon Business Development Director BI WORLDWIDE

I've had the pleasure of working closely with Sanya over the past few years. She's a trusted advisor and strategic thinker. Sanya has excelled as a coach, advisor and mentor at all levels within the organization. Her versatility to develop programs for organizational growth or coach individuals for personal growth makes her a valuable resource.

One of the things that sets her apart from many others is her intuition. I've come to rely upon her to quickly gauge character or to get a pulse on our culture. Her insight has provided value in putting strategy into motion.

Sanya will be a valued resource for me for the rest of my career.

Dave Bemis Director ITSS KAR Auction Services, Inc

I have had the pleasure of working with Sanya at KAR Auction Services for the past four months and we are continuing to work together on an important initiative there. Sanya is a very talented and innovative Human Resources and organizational development professional. As an example, she has created a program that advances leadership development in the IT industry. She is also a valued coach and counselor to managers at every level of the organization. If you are looking for intelligent solutions to your organizational challenges, I highly recommend Sanya as a partner.

Dan Seamon OCM Consultant Dan Seamon Consulting, LLC

Sanya was hands down the best HR person I have ever worked with. She organized and streamlined our hiring process. Her changes helped improve the overall quality of candidates that made it into the office for consideration as well as increased general confidence that we were hiring the correct people for the correct positions.
She is definitely on my list of people I would work with again or reach out to for advice.

Jeff Lindholm Principal Engineer Cox Automotive

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