About Hite Consulting, Inc.

Hite Consulting, Inc. (HCI) is a woman owned and minority owned, 8(a) certified small business, specializing in management consultation, technical assistance and professional services.  HCI prides itself in exceeding customer expectations.

Founded by Thelma Hite Harris after a 35-year career in the federal sector, including leading the internal Revenue Service’s nationwide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Diversity Field Services operation, HCI leverages Ms. Harris’ past experience designing and executing leadership development programs, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes, EEO and Diversity programs and Human Capital systems to deliver high-quality client service.

HCI’s experienced and trained professionals, hand-picked and led by Ms. Harris, deliver exceptional service in the following areas:

Major services

  • Grants Management
    • Customized Training Services
    • Administrative Grant Life Cycle Support – pre-award through closeout
    • Performance Monitoring
    • Financial Reporting, Records Management, and Closeout Support
    • Help Desk and Technical Assistance
    • Application Review Process development and execution in compliance 2 (CFR) 200 – Appendix 1
    • Technical Subject Matter Expertise
  • Human Capital and Human Resources (HR) Consulting Services (NAICS code 541612)
    • Workforce Management (Recruitment, Hiring, Retention, Succession Planning)
    • Staffing, Position Management and Position Classification
    • Human Capital Strategic Services
    • Performance Management Programs
  • Training and Development Programs (NAICS code 611430)
    • Strategic Leadership for top-level and executive leaders
    • Executive coaching and mentoring
    • Mid and senior level management training programs
    • Entry-level training programs, including off-the-shelf courses such as:
      • How to lead in a 21st century workforce
      • Secrets to successful leadership while avoiding pitfalls
      • Navigating corporate and federal agency cultures for new leaders
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EE0) and Diversity Services (NAICS CODE 923130)
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes
    • Leadership strategies for EEO/Interpersonal complaint prevention
    • Prevention of Sexual Harassment and other discrimination prevention strategies
    • Diversity and Inclusion strategies
  • Organizational Design and Change Management
    • Change Management Support and Training
    • Team building and facilitation of meetings
    • Business process re-engineering and systems analysis
    • Facilitation of strategic planning sessions at the executive level

Contracting Vehicles


NAICS codes

Ms. Harris and her cadre of former federal senior level and/or executive level consultants can also deliver services in the following NAICS codes:

  • 541611 Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541612 Human Resources
  • 541990 All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • 561110 Office Administrative Services
  • 561410 Document Preparation Services
  • 561920 Convention and Trade Show Organizers
  • 611430 Professional and Management Development Training

Past Performance

Guidehouse LLP — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Subcontract: Consultation support including processing HR actions, tracking management operations, developing documentation and supporting the DEHSP PMO with tasks related to personnel.

Human Capital Projects

  • Structured Interview Selection Process for Federal Government Senior Executive Service (SES) Candidate Development Program–Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Strategic Planning Consultation and Training–Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Workforce Planning Design and Development–Department of Transportation
  • Evaluating the Recruitment Process for Senior Career Positions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Personnel Reform Effectiveness Assessment at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Strengthening Federal Human Capital: Innovative Means for Managing Civil Servants and Contractors across the Federal Government–National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)
  • Workforce Planning: Organizational Assessment for the Maternal and Child Health Section, State of Georgia Division of Public Health
  • Strategic Recruitment Consultation–National Science Foundation

General Management and Consultation

  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Managing Change Consultation and Training, Zambia, Africa Revenue Authority

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Script writing for Webinar for Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Investigators Continuing Professional Education
  • Webinar: Inclusion as the New Diversity

Golden Key Group — Environmental Protection Agency

  • Subcontract: Selection Process for Federal Government SES Candidate Development Program.

McKing Consulting Corporation

  • General Management and Consultation contract
  • Subcontract: Organizational Assessment for the Maternal and Child Health Section, State of Georgia Division of Public Health
  • Subcontract: Administrative functions in support of the NCEH GRASP Communications and Program Evaluation Support with Focus on Management and Operations Activities.

Carter Consulting, Inc.

  • General Management and Consultation contract
  • Conference planning subcontract– National ALS Conference

Workplace Group USA, LLC

  • Contract: Script writing for Webinar for Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Investigators Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

National Academy of Public Administration

  • Subcontract: Evaluating the Recruitment Process for Senior Career Positions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Subcontract:  Personnel Reform Effectiveness Assessment  at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Subcontract: Serve on Panel to oversee and guide the Comprehensive Assessment Study for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

D-U-N-S Number

  • 07-941-6185


  • 75B98
Thelma Hite Harris

Thelma Hite Harris

Senior Executive

Ms. Harris is a senior executive recognized for establishing new organizations, developing systems, providing advice and consultation, and delivering exceptional customer service. She has experience with the Federal government, non-profit organizations, academia, and for-profit organizations. Some of her major accomplishments include:

Participation in a major reorganization (the IRS Modernization)

  • Team Member with IRS and Booze Allen Hamilton professionals
    • Conducted Customer Service surveys and analyzed results
    • Designed new positions and organization structures for HR organization
    • Designed relationship strategies for labor and management
  • Team Leader of EEO and Diversity team, leading to the design, development, and implementation of a new organization. Became the first executive leader of this organization

Federal Executive

  • Managed nationwide organizations in the IRS and the Department of Treasury
  • Supervised three levels of management, over 200 full-time employees, and over 200 part-time EEO counselors and mediators
  • Managed a Treasury Department-wide formal complaints process
  • Designed and implemented dispute resolution processes
  • Provided advice and consultation to IRS business unit leaders

Consultant on Business Process Reengineering and Quality Systems Analysis

  • Consulted with business leaders to determine how to implement quality improvement projects
  • Trained systems analysis consultants on process improvement techniques
  • Trained management and union representatives on quality improvement processes and the strategies for leading such processes in a union environment

HR Consultant

  • Provided HR consultation to the Inspector General and her top leaders at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Founding Partner in a Leadership Development Consulting Firm

  • Career Strategies Connection was founded to assist college students in navigating through government and corporate cultures and to help employers find the right talent to meet their human capital needs and foster a diverse workforce
  • Taught leadership strategies to high-potential college students for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund
  • Consulted with universities on methods to assist students in entering the employment market
  • Served as mentor for college undergraduates and graduates entering the workforce

McKing Consulting Corporation

  • Marketed products and services to Federal agencies
  • Developed business opportunities
  • Assisted in the development of proposals in response to Federal contract solicitations
  • Worked with Deloitte Consulting Corporation to obtain a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the IRS

Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. (CASA) Interim Executive Director

  • Managed a non-profit organization focused on advocating for abused and abandoned children through the Fulton County Juvenile Court system

IRS Corporate Education Senior Manager

  • Managed the Executive Services Program for IRS current and aspiring executives
  • Coordinated Executive Candidate Development selection and training programs
  • Assisted executives with the development and execution of their Executive Development Plans
  • Worked with contractors to deliver training content and administer assessment instruments
  • Coordinated executive mentoring and coaching processes
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