Rey Ramirez

Rey Ramirez is co-Founder of Thrive HR Consulting, a Silicon Valley, Austin, TX and Denver, CO-based HR advisory firm that seeks to augment HR needs for organizations, providing fractional HR services for leading, managing, or providing guidance in all facets of HR. Thrive provides a unique model that is helpful for companies that don’t need full-time support but need expertise and guidance in the areas of executive coaching, mergers and acquisitions, employee relations, diversity inclusion and belonging, compliance, payroll, global HR expertise, talent acquisition, and digital workforce transformation.  


Rey is a versatile HR Leader with entrepreneurial passion, diverse industry experience, and a strong track record of success in HR. He is adept at working in a demanding, fast-paced environment with key strengths in building relationships and delivering results. Rey has direct experience in managing complex mergers, acquisitions & divestitures, start-up organizations, consulting services, and fast growth operations.  He also specializes in Change Management, Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development, Strategy and Execution and Total Rewards. 


Rey’s speaking topics include Mergers & Acquisitions, Diversity Inclusion & Belonging, Future of HR, Developing High Performance Teams, How to get things done! 


Rey has also held key roles with significant wins at Dietrich & Company LLC, Deloitte Consulting, RGP Consultants, Francisco Partners, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Cable and Wireless Communications, BMC Software, Electronic Arts, and Cisco Systems, among others. Rey has completed over 50 transactions in his career. 


Rey holds a Masters Degree in Human Resource Development from Amberton University and a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) from St. Mary’s University. He is also a Prior Board Member of Avance Dallas.