Reliantz Associates LLC

Austin, TX


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Sid Ferrales

Managing Partner


As a senior business executive, Sid has decades of experience building and scaling successful global businesses. As the first VP of Human Resources at Dell Technologies, Sid was a member of the executive committee which scaled Dell from a mid-size firm to a Fortune 500 business. While Sid has had the “big” company experience at Motorola, DEC and Dell, he also has led HR teams for early stage to mid-size firms. This includes private equity backed companies. He has been involved in no less than forty (40) global M&A transactions related to due diligence and integration.

Sid’s deep experience in HR/OD has facilitated his leadership role in driving major transformative change management initiatives. Most recently, Sid served as CHRO at CLEAResult, the premier leading energy efficiency consulting company. CLEAResult was recently named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers of 2019.

As a senior executive for public technology companies, Sid has extensive experience working with Boards of Directors which have included senior executives from Fortune 100 companies. As such, he has worked with Board committees related to Executive Compensation, Nominating & Governance, and Strategy.

Sid’s passion is engendering positive, productive environments by helping people reach their full potential. He first acted on this motivation early in his career by counseling troubled youth. Sid belongs to the Society for Human Resource Management as well as a member of HR People + Strategy. Sid holds an MA from Sam Houston State University specializing in social rehabilitation and a BA in Sociology from Texas State University.

Board Advisor to the McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University.

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