About Penultimate People Consulting

PPC is dedicated to integrity first, excellence in all we do, and meeting our stakeholders' expectations. We're eager to provide business-specific strategies to optimize your company's goals and objectives. PPC is a single-shingle business. If you're seeking a management consulting firm that cares about your people first, like family, you've found the ideal business consultant at PPC.

Pillars to Success:

 Adapt, Overcome, & Persevere 

Fundamentally Sound

Mentally Tough

Being Bold & Brave

PPC specializes in working with Christian, Veteran owned, and family businesses. Our goal is to be wise counsel your family business is seeking the next great business success. Eating an elephant may seem impossible, but together we'll do it one bite at a time. Contact us today!

The PPC Approach 

PPC's collaborative approach, working jointly with clients and regional partners throughout the United States, ensures that our customized management solutions align with your specific business needs. When you decide to engage with Penultimate People Consulting as your management consulting partner, my dedication will help you:


the most effective business strategies to make the best use of your workforce


costs by identifying risks & more efficient processes for your business


your business strategy with your long-term business goals


a return on your investment (ROI) through robust results & customer intimacy

As a business owner or organizational leader there are many challenges you face daily. Having the additional support and engagement from PPC will help ensure business success. Often, executives and senior leaders feel trapped on an island and have to be a jack of all trades. Engaging with PPC will give you access to an expert consultant to help make your business goals, objectives, and even your stretch goals a reality.


As Principal Consultant, Greg has extensive experience overseeing multiple aspects of Human Resources management. With experience in a multitude of industries in the private and public sectors. Greg started his career in the United States Air Force, serving two tours in Iraq and one tour in Afghanistan. Greg's charisma, leadership style, and business acumen have led multiple organizations to see increased business revenue and decreased attrition.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan - Ross School of Business. Greg has served as Past SHRM Chapter President for the Livingston Area Human Resources Association and Greater Ann Arbor Society for Human Resource Management (GAASHRM), and former board President for Michigan Ability Partners. Greg was recognized as a Top HR professional in the state of Michigan in 2014 by the Michigan Council of SHRM.

With more than 20 years of executing HR practitioner duties with strategic responsibilities within the HR arena, Greg now leads PPC.

Rachel A. Modd

As Director of Business Operations, Rachel does the heavy lifting for Penultimate People Consulting. Rachel holds an Associate' of Business Administration from Baker College. Rachel has a diverse background in business. It began in retail at Dollar Tree Stores and Aldi. During college, she gained valuable customer service skills before entering the banking world at Bank of America.

Her true calling has always been Kingdom work. After six years in banking, Rachel transitioned to full-time ministry work. She organized volunteers, led worship, developed programs, and much more. Rachel's a mother of four children and is loving, nurturing, joyous, humble, gracious, and compassionate. Quick to forgive and always finds the best in people. She's an A-player and a true blessing to the PPC. 

Rachel's work ethic, thoughtfulness, and heart for service have impacted several individuals on a soul level. Rachel has served in ministries since she was a teenager. She truly has a heart of service as an Enneagram Type Two: The Helper.