Michaelene George has joined BPI Group, a global HR and management consulting firm, as director of business development. George comes to BPI from The Forum Corp., where she also was director of business development. Before that, she held executive positions with Drake Beam Morin and R.R. Donnelley & Sons. George also founded Life Designs, an executive career coaching practice. George has a B.S. in speech communication, from Ithaca College in New York and an M.S., in counseling and personnel from The State University of New York at Albany.