I am passionate about working with organizations to help them uncover their cultural DNA. With each assessment I conduct, I am working to uncover the true strengths and potential toward a healthy, motivating, productive environment that employees can be excited about. Each data set I analyze feels like deep sea diving and discovering parts of the world that have never been revealed. And I’m thrilled that clients trust me enough to ride along.

Amber Payton is a Senior Consultant for The Kaleidoscope Group, a full-service diversity and inclusion consulting firm dedicated to unlocking human potential. One of her responsibilities includes guiding strategic discussions with senior executives focusing on HR initiatives such as employee branding, C-Suite visibility, and using survey benchmarks. She also partners with clients to provide tangible business insights, therefore, enabling them to drive organizational change at all levels and positively impact business metrics.

Throughout her time at The Kaleidoscope Group, Amber has served a wide variety of clients across several industries such as retail, healthcare, finance, and higher education. Some of the clients that she recently worked with include TriHealth, HomeChef, Boldt, Metropolitan Group, and ASM.

She has experience in business and survey consulting and utilizes her leadership in guiding clients towards growth in their organizations. She has a knack for building trusting relationships with clients and using data to see the big picture. Something that led Amber to her current role is her desire to have a deeper understanding of the working environment and its impact on the psychological well-being of employees.

Prior to The Kaleidoscope Group, she served as a Smarter Workforce Consultant for IBM specializing in employee engagement.

Amber earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (NCAT) State University and a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She currently resides in Raleigh, NC.