People Pinnacle

Certified Partner

About People Pinnacle

People Pinnacle helps clients articulate where they want to go and how they need to get there. We design and implement solutions that ensure organizations have the strategy, people, processes, and culture required to achieve their desired results.

Team Leaders

Susan Rogers

Susan Rogers


"Susan Rogers, founder and CEO of People Pinnacle, helps create extraordinary organizations by designing people-based solutions that support her clients’ goals and propel bottom-line results. An organizational change expert, Susan specializes in facilitating strategy, designing HR processes, developing leaders and teams, and managing the “people” side of change initiatives.

Susan has over 25 years of experience partnering with leaders to implement value-added organizational and HR strategies. She spent the early part of her career as a classically trained management consultant at Deloitte Consulting and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. For nearly a decade, Susan worked internally for Lexmark International, where she designed and implemented global HR programs focused on developing leaders and enhancing employee and organizational performance.

Susan’s consulting work spans the business, government and non-profit sectors with clients including: The Coca-Cola Company, SAP Ariba, Link-Belt Cranes, Recall Corporation, Marriott International, Traditional Bank, NASA, the IRS, the American Cancer Society, Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass, the Kentucky Bar Association, the YMCA of Central Kentucky, Horse Country, and the Community Action Council.

A business graduate of Miami University in Ohio, Susan is a Bregman Partners Executive Coach, a Predictive Index Certified Partner and her certifications include: Prosci Change Management Practitioner, Development Dimensions International’s Targeted Selection, Maximizing Performance and Facilitation, and Employment Learning Innovations. Susan is located in Lexington, Kentucky."

Strategic Partner

Strategic Partner

Bethany Denning

"Bethany Denning, strategic partner at People Pinnacle, provides strategic organizational design and development solutions to support client growth and success. A management consulting expert, Bethany specializes in solving client problems through a human resources focused lens to ensure leaders, managers and employees are aligned in their pursuit of company goals.

Bethany has over 15 years of experience across many areas of human resources and organizational development, including strategic planning, recruitment, compensation, performance management and employee relations. She is skilled at redesigning organizational structure and people processes to support strategic goals.

Bethany has worked both internally and externally for a variety of organizations and is passionate about ensuring a high performance culture. As a consultant, she has driven HR strategy and process improvement focused on centralization and globalization efforts, as well as guided localized HR efforts within franchise concepts. She has expertise with the hourly workforce, professional employees, executives and boards of directors for both publicly traded and privately held companies. She worked internally to build a shared service center for a global law firm as an HR director and spent the past 5 years with Lexmark International leading their global compensation and benefit teams and driving diversity and inclusion efforts. Her recent work at Lexmark included management of short and long-term incentive programs, benchmarking, merit pay and executive compensation.

Bethany’s consulting portfolio includes clients within the legal, hospitality and education sectors, as well as others. Bethany is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resource (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute and holds a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University as well as a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from DePaul University. She is located in Lexington, KY."