Jody Grutza is Principal and CEO of GPS Consulting Group. She is a savvy strategist and proactive change champion with over 15 years of expertise in planning strategic initiatives and mobilizing high-level teams to execute them seamlessly.
She has a proven track record of delivering on national system and policy overhauls as well as leveraging an established network of relationships with executive and legislative government leaders. Jody also has a history of maximizing support and funding for key projects and has managed up to 125 personnel with budgets up to $70M. GPS is leading strategic growth for BAYS Florida and AMIKids as they diversify their business model and expand juvenile justice and child welfare services in Florida and beyond.
Jody is also a subject matter expert consultant for the Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for States. She has been deployed to Hawaii and Louisiana to support communications related to FFPSA implementation and Washington to support service array development.