The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) today announced a contract award in partnership with AE Strategies, LLC from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to provide assistance in implementing strategies and technology that will strengthen diversity within the BLM hiring processes.

For over eight years COE and AE Strategies have partnered together to deliver strategic workforce planning to the Department of Defense (DoD), and we are excited to bring together our combined acumen, expertise, and key personnel to help BLM achieve diversity in their workforce.

“We are excited to be working with BLM to develop an effective strategy for increasing diversity in their workforce,” said COE president and CEO, Steve Goodrich. “Team COE is aware of the strengths and benefits that a diverse workforce can bring to the success of an organization and hope to deliver a strategy that will strengthen the BLM hiring process.”

COE has extensive expertise in strategy, recruiting, workforce design, change management and communications, as well as HR operations that can be used to increase the quality and diversity of the candidates who apply and get hired at the Bureau.

About COE

For nearly 35 years, COE has been a trusted partner in helping our clients transform their organizations and programs to more efficiently and effectively accomplish their mission. We help our clients achieve meaningful and measurable outcomes by designing and delivering strategy and development consulting solutions in the areas of organizational effectiveness, human capital, information technology and data management. For more information, visit us at