RECOGNITION & AWARDS

Awarded Best Workplaces in NKY 2023

OUR VALUES

INTEGRITY. EXPERTISE. FLEXIBILITY. COMMITMENt

Meet the team

Tina Taylor

Owner + CEO | SHRM-SCP, MBA

HR Expertise, 30+ years
  • Executive leadership and Change Management Initiatives
  • Creation and Implementation of Best-in-Class HR Programs
  • Performance Management Strategies
  • Executive Recruiting
  • Leadership Development
Industry Experience
  • Director Human Resources, Global Big 4 Accounting Firm
  • Vice President of HR, Regional Financial Services Firm
  • HR Manager, National Service and Manufacturing Firm
Education/ Community Involvement
  • Bachelors in HR Management / Psychology, MBA in International Management
  • Board of Advisor and Program Committee, Goering Center for Family and Private Business (12 years)
  • Board Member, ToolBank USA Cincinnati (5 years)
  • Board Member, Blue Ash Business Association (2 years)
  • Co-Chair, HR Roundtable – European Area Chamber of Commerce
Unique Strengths: As an Enneagram 7, I thrive on spontaneity and adventure. I love trying new things and places. I am an INFP “Idealist” who puts passion and energy behind change initiatives. “Motivator” DiSC profile says I take creative ideas to make them practical.

Jamie Bierman

HR Expertise, 20+ years

  • HR Consulting
  • Recruiting
  • Benefits Administration
  • Training & Development
  • Performance Management
  • Change Management

Sales

  • Organizational Strategy
  • Customer Service
  • Employee Development
  • Kaizen/ Six Sigma

Industry Experience

  • Associate Vice President of HR, Regional Manufacturing
  • Human Resources Business Partner in Retail, Manufacturing
  • Business Services and Commercial Organizations (12+ years)

Education/ Community Involvement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management and Finance from Miami University
  • PXT Select Certification
  • Professional in Human Resources (HRCI)
  • Member Board of Directors for ToolBank USA Cincinnati Chapter (1 year)
  • Goering Center for Family and Private Business Program Committee Member (2 years)
  • Goering Center for Family and Private Business Program Committee Assistant Chair
  • Leadership Roundtable Member

Unique Strengths:

As a “reformer” type 1 Enneagram I’m motivated by the need to live rightly, and driven by longing for a true, just, and moral world. I am loyal, dedicated, conscientious, helpful, well balanced and good-humored. I love efficiency and looking for the best way for something to be done! I love to laugh and am an ESFJ on the 16 types scale and am a high I…it’s hard for me not to strike up a conversation with anyone.

Shannon Savage

Accounting and Operations Manager

Education/Community Involvement

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Business Management, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH
  • Volunteer with the Children’s Tumor Foundation

Unique Strengths:

I am methodical, logical, rational. I thrive on complex data, problem solving, and details. I am an ISTJ, High S and C on DiSC (Technician), and am Enneagram 2: The Helper!

Advisors

Ellen Shollenbarger

Manager, Talent Strategy | SHRM-SCP

HR Expertise, 28+ Years

  • Succession Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Career Development
  • HR Project Management
  • Talent Acquisition
  • HR Consulting
  • Employee Relations
  • Communication Strategy
  • HR Technology Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Industry Experience

  • HR Director in large equipment Manufacturing
  • Lead, Human Resources in Aerospace
  • Sr. HR Business Partner in Pharmaceuticals including Drug Development and Manufacturing
  • Senior HR Manager in First Aid and Fire
  • HR roles in Corporate setting, Call center, Marketing, Engineering, Sales, and Supply Chain

Education/ Community Involvement

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources Management from Miami University
  • Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Society for Human Resources Management, 2018 – present
Joy Fry

Joy Fry

HR Advisory Team Lead | SHRM-SCP, PHR

HR Expertise, 25 years

Industry Experience:

  • HR Director, Transportation and Distribution
  • HR Generalist Auto Manufacturing, Retail Store Manufacturing, Staffing Industry, Call Center

Education/ Community Involvement:

  • University of Cincinnati
  • Graduate of Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Leadership 23 Program
  • Community Volunteer
  • Member of GCHRA
  • SHRM
  • Butler Warren SHRM member

Unique Strengths:
Enneagram 8: The Challenger! I am motivated by the need to be self-reliant, strong and independent. I am a DI on disc and am very impatient.

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Jessica Ondrovic

HR Business Partner | SHRM-SCP

HR Expertise, 20+

  • Employee Relations
  • HR Compliance
  • Policy & Process Development
  • Compensation Administration
  • Benefits Administration
  • Training & Development
  • Change Management
  • Recruiting
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership Development

Industry Experience

  • Government
  • Non-Profit
  • Insurance
  • Financial & Investment Services
  • Banking
  • Information Technology
  • Retail
  • Call Center
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing

5 years Sr. HR Business Partner

Supporting 300+ employees in Banking Operations.

10 years as Lead Generalist and Talent Acquisition Specialist

Supporting 400+ employees in Client Service Corporate Divisions in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry.

Education/ Community Involvement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources & Development from University of Cincinnati
  • PXT Select Certification

Unique Strengths:
I am a 2 on the Enneagram – Considerate Helper. My strengths are building quick rapport with people and helping them solve problems.

Sjen Warner

Organizational Development Advisor | MS, Hogan, DDI and MBTI Certified

HR Expertise, 20+ years
  • Leadership Development
  • Training Design & Facilitation
  • Employee Engagement & Experience
  • Executive Coaching
  • Career Planning & Development
  • Culture & Values
  • People Analytics, Organizational Surveys & Employee Assessments
Industry Experience 
  • Vice President of People, Medical Device Startup
  • Director of Human Resources, Tech Startup
  • Program Manager of Leadership Development, Fortune 50 Company in Retail
  • Training & Organizational Development, International 3PL & Transportation
  • Adjunct Professor of HR, Organizational Behavior, and Conflict Resolution, multiple universities
  • Career Consultant, Private University
  • Talent Acquisition, Top-Ranked Medical Center
Education/ Community Involvement
  • Master’s in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Xavier University
  • Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management, Wilmington College
  • Board Member, Suzuki Cooperative of Cincinnati Public Schools (3 years)
  • Graduate Advisor, Xavier Center of Organizational Practice (X-CORP; 5 years)
  • Women’s EDGE Steering Committee & Professional Development Chair, Kroger (3 years)

HR Advisors

Lisa Mustapich

Sr HR Advisor | SHRM-CP, PHR

HR Expertise, 20+ years

  • HR Partnership
  • Talent Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Workforce Retention
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Relations
  • Investigations
  • Employment Law
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Development & Execution
  • Compensation and Equity Analysis
  • Benefits
  • Policy & Procedure

Industry Experience

  • HR Partner for Global Defense Contractor at the Corporate level; supported all IT-related executives
  • Director of Administration for a non-profit
  • HR Director for a public school
  • HR Manager for a private learning management company

Education/ Community Involvement

  • International Relations Bachelor’s from The American University in WDC
  • 12 years elected to Planning Board in MA
  • 12 years volunteer with the Municipal Housing Trust and Housing Partnership
  • Current board member for HOA
  • Current volunteer with a horse rescue
  • SHRM & SHRA Member

Unique Strengths:
I am an enneagram 7. My unique strength is that I see things differently, and come up with unique solutions. I am not afraid to fail.

Ryan Lytle

Ryan Lytle

Sr HR Advisor | PHR

HR Expertise: 16 Years

  • 11 Years of HR support for an International IT Management Organization
  • 11 Years of experience working with international immigration support for regional employee network
  • 9 Years of Performance Management experience and similar cultural initiatives

Industry Experience:

  • Sr. HR Advisor (2 Years)
  • Regional HR Manager for Global IT consulting firm (11 years)
  • HR Generalist for Nationwide bank (3 years)
  • Regional Recruiting for the Walt Disney Company (2 years)

Education/ Community Involvement:

  • Bachelors in Human Resource Management and Business Legal Studies from Miami University
  • Active Volunteer at Guardian Angels Church, Anderson Township

Unique Strengths:
Enneagram 6: The Loyalist – Motivated by the needs to find or create security. Knows how to combine holding on to sound traditions with the ability to blaze new paths. I love public speaking and giving presentations!

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Robin Fink

Sr HR Advisor | SPHR

HR Expertise, 12 Years

  • Recruiting and new hire onboarding
  • Compliance and policy writing experience
  • Business Partner
  • Payroll
  • Comp and Benefits
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Engagement surveys

Industry Experience

  • Banking
  • Finance and Investment
  • Non Profit
  • Manufacturing

Education/ Community Involvement

  • B.S. in Psychology from Transylvania University
  • M.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from NKU

Unique Strengths:
Enneagram 9: the peacemaker. I am accepting of others and a good listener. INFJ

Jessica Blakley

Sr HR Advisor | SHRM-SCP

HR Expertise, 10+ years

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Payroll
  • New Hire Onboarding
  • Employee Relations
  • Benefit Administration
  • HR Administration
  • Management Coaching
  • Diversity Initiatives
  • Employee Engagement

Industry Experience

  • Hospitality
  • Non-Profit
  • Healthcare
  • Legal Services
  • Private Education

Education/ Community Involvement

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a Management focus from the University of Cincinnati.

  • SHRM-SCP certification.

Unique Strengths:
Describing myself through my Enneagram “The Challenger,” I am loyal, caring, positive, truthful, straightforward, committed, generous, and supportive.

Debbie Fisher

Sr HR Advisor | SHRM-SCP, SPHR

HR Expertise, 20+ years
  • Full Scope HR Generalist
  • Recruiting and Retention Strategies
  • Performance Management and Employee Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Workplace Safety & Health
  • Benefit Administration (health and retirement plans)
  • Compensation Planning
  • Organizational Strategy & Change Management
  • HR Consulting
Industry Experience
  • Spans multiple industries from one person HR department to large matrixed organizations
  • Food Brokerage
  • Bridge & Marine Paint
  • Engineering – Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Flooring Distribution
  • Medical Device
  • Banking
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Cheryl Moura

HR Advisor, Comp & Benefits | SHRM-CP

HR Expertise, 16 years

  • Benefits Administration
  • Compensation Administration
  • Onboarding
  • HRIS

Industry Experience:

  • Compensation Advisor
  • Benefits Analyst, Healthcare
  • Compensation Administrator, Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Human Resources Specialist, Manufacturing

Education/ Community Involvement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • SHRM Member

Unique Strengths:
Enneagram 9 – the peacemaker. Teamwork energizes me, deadlines and commitments motivate me, and I thrive in an inclusive, encouraging environment where everyone’s input is welcomed & valued.

Recruiters

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Natalie Waymire

Talent Acquisition Advisor

HR Expertise, 6 years

  • High Volume Recruiting
  • Creating new interview/hiring processes for both business partners and candidates
  • Creating and editing interview guides
  • Build pipeline of candidates
  • Build and maintain relationships with both hiring managers and candidates
  • Create Offer Letters
  • Campus Recruitment

Recruiting- Industry Experience

  • Professional
  • Executive
  • Finance/Accounting
  • IT
  • Customer Service

Education/ Community Involvement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History from The Ohio State University

Kathya Suchan

Talent Acquisition Advisor

HR Expertise, 12 Years

  • Executive Recruiting
  • Build and leverage a strong network
  • Clear Communication
  • Exceptional candidate experience

Recruiting- Industry Experience

  • Professional
  • Executive
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • IT
  • Sales

Education/ Community Involvement

  • Bachelors in Communicative Disorders
  • Member, Recruitment Consultants and Staffing Professionals
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Erin Kitchen

Sr. Recruiter

Talent Acquisition Expertise, 11 years
  • Building and Maintaining Client Relationships
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Trusted by Talent
  • Targeted, hard to fill sourcing
Industry Experience
  • IT/ Health Care IT
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Sales and Marketing
Education/ Community Involvement
  • B.S. Business Administration, Wright State University