Our Team

Valliant Consulting Group is a small team of experts that is simply the most experienced group of consultants serving tribal organizations.  When you work with Valliant,  the “A” Team is always on the project!  We tailor our approach with every consulting assignment to the unique needs and requirements of the client and we are known for our commitment to the organizations we serve. The bottom-line is that Valliant believes a strong, experienced, cohesive team is the secret behind delivering IMPRESSIVE results.

Michael Canfield, is Valliant’s President & Owner and has over 40 years of leadership in varying industries.  He started Valliant Consulting Group in 1997 in response to the needs of New Mexico tribal communities but has grown to serve diverse organizations across the 48 contiguous states.  He is member of the Pueblo of Laguna.

Shannon Mick, MBA, CCP is Valliant’s Senior Human Resources Consultant and VP of Compensation. She has over 25 years of experience in turn-around organizations in health care, education, retail, banking, tribal governments, and tribal gaming enterprises and has been with Valliant 2006.

Kelly Steingreaber is Valliant’s Operations Manager and Human Resources Consultant with over 25 years’ experience in management, human resources, and organizational development. She holds a BS from Purdue University and has been with Valliant since 1998.

Amanda Ross, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is Valliant’s Training & Human Resources Consultant with over fifteen years’ experience across multiple industries including tribal government, risk management, benefits & insurance, and retail. She holds a BS from New Mexico State University and has been with Valliant since 2015.

Chitoni Wilson is Valliant’s Bookkeeper and Administrative Coordinator.  She is a member of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe and has supported all of  Valliant’s projects since 2003.