Talent Optimization

MOHR Retail provides Talent Optimization Services

TALENT: The natural endowments of a person, a special often creative or artistic aptitude, mental power & ability

OPTIMIZATION: An act, process or methodology of making something as fully perfect, functional or as effective as possible

TALENT OPTIMIZATION: The ability and power to develop the best, optimal performance and results from your team and your organization

Talent Optimization is a client focused, results oriented consulting and training resource partner. We leverage over 30 years experience in building human performance and achieving high productivity, engagement and financial results for our diverse and respected clients.


Client Focused First

Client Focused First: The Talent Optimization team is diverse, experienced and talented by design. Our team is composed of experienced independent consultants, instructional designers and facilitators who are dedicated to providing superior client service that is crucial and aligned to our client partner’s needs.


Our eBook outlines 7 practical reinforcement strategies to help your participants internalize the learning and turn it into daily practice so they can get sustained performance results.

Mission Statement

Talent Optimization’s success is measured by the value, performance results and relationships sustained through our client partnerships. Our work is deemed a success when we are our clients trusted partner and advisor; and when the services we deliver enhance our client’s business objectives, and financial and human performance growth is improved over time.

“The MOHR Retail team has been a pleasure to work with over the years. They truly understand the day-to-day challenges of the ever-changing retail environment. I certainly appreciate their partnership in our training and development efforts for our retail district managers and store managers at James Avery.”

Marilyn Price, Vice President of Retail Operations | James Avery

Our Promise

We promise to be “Client Focused First” and treat your organization and employees with respect, act consistently with integrity, and manage your business professionally and with a keen focus on delivering the best return on your investment.

About The Principal

Mary Beth Garcia, Founder and President of Talent Optimization is a seasoned professional business development and training consultant. She has expertise in strategic and tactical development and optimization of talent. She has a proven track record in client satisfaction and organizational results.

She brings 20 years’ experience in retail leadership and 12 years as a business development and client service expert in the training and development industry. Mary Beth has worked with Fortune 500 companies in the retail, government, medical services, hospitality, food service, manufacturing and distribution industries.

She has developed and maintained productive, loyal and trusted relationships with clients and internal partners at organizations such as:

  • Advanced Auto Parts
  • Belk Department Store
  • BCBS
  • Body Central
  • Cardinal Health
  • Champs Sports
  • Compass North America
  • Darden
  • Dollar Tree Stores
  • Family Dollar
  • Footlocker
  • JC Penney
  • Radio Shack
  • Stien Mart
  • Wal-Mart

Mary Beth has the strategic leadership ability to create a collaborative environment, positive influence and high performance results for her clients.

Consulting Capabilities

  • Retail Industry Expertise
  • Facilitation and Speaker Services
  • Training Implementation and Strategy Consulting
  • Transformational Development
  • Focus Group and Qualitative Field Research
  • Diversity and Inclusion Consulting
  • Client Development, Sales and Service, Client Relationship Management

Training Capabilities

  • Retail Specific Training through MOHR Retail specializing in leadership from Front Lline supervisor through C-Suite development for Feld, Multi-Unit and Store Support Center and Logistics leaders
  • Negotiation and Merchant development customized solutions and MOHR Retail Negotiation training
  • Click on the following link to learn more about the specific training solutions: MOHR Retail
  • Customized Training Solutions based on specific client needs
  • Transformational development
  • Diversity and Inclusion and Generational training
  • Full line of Retail, Service Industry Training through strategic partnership with MOHR Retail
  • DiSC assessment included with all MOHR Retail training solutions


Talent Optimization will work with you and your teams to ensure the top success factors in sustaining results are in place and ensure the highest return on your training investment.


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