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Who We Are 2018-08-01T12:51:45+00:00

HR Consultants Charlotte, NC, Roanoke VA, Charleston, SC, Fort Myers FL

What Makes Our HR Consultants Different?

 

Our HR Consultants don’t just tell you what to do, we’ll handle HR Functions for you, or help you handle HR yourself based on your company’s needs. We’ll work with you to find the right solutions for your company’s unique needs and culture.

SMALL BUSINESS FOCUS. WORLD CLASS RESULTS.

Deanna Arnold Employers Advantage DEANNA BAUMGARDNER, PHR and SHRM-CPOWNER & HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Deanna Arnold is an HR Consultant with a solid generalist background and extensive experience in creating and establishing the Human Resources function for an organization. She has proven successful in her field by providing solid Human Resources guidance and leadership in various industries, for both small and large organizations. Her industry experience includes, but not limited to, commercial & residential construction, real estate development, hospitality, and distribution & manufacturing.

Deanna graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management and became a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) shortly thereafter. She has been an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) since 2003 and is an active member of the Charlotte Area Society for Human Resources Management (CASHRM), the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, the Lake Norman Executive Group, is serving as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the LakeNormanHR SHRM Chapter and is on the HR Advisory Committee for the Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners.

Roanoke-HR-Consultant-982x1024LINDSAY COOBS – REGIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT (ROANOKE, VA)

Lindsay is a dedicated Human Resources Consultant and Advisor who partners with small businesses and non-profits in the Roanoke Valley and surrounding region. Her areas of HR expertise include: compensation structure and planning; employee relations; coaching; training and development; performance management; recruiting; talent management; onboarding/termination; and all areas of HR administration and implementation.

Lindsay earned her Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She is a member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Roanoke Valley SHRM chapter. She is dedicated to partnering with local businesses and working to improve the health of Roanoke’s small business community.

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jennifer-k-low-res-10JENNIFER KENNERLY, SPHR and SHRM-SCP – HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Jennifer is a Charlotte Human Resources Consultant and is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). She has practiced in the Human Resources field for over 20 years, providing her with enough experience to be one of Charlotte’s most seasoned Human Resources Consultants. Her background has exposed her to many generalist aspects of human resources including strategic management, organization change/design, recruiting, benefits strategy and management, employee services, employment practices, training and continuing education. Her intuitive people skills, sharp business acumen and excellent leadership and coaching skills have driven her success in critical roles with increasing responsibility throughout her career.

Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Appalachian State University. She is a member of the National Society of Human Resources Management and the President of Kickstart for Character, a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to training Martial Arts to children who are not otherwise financially able to train.

 

zinaZINA EGILSSON, PHR – HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT & RECRUITER

Zina has 20 years of experience in Human Resources. She served as an HR Director for a Structural Engineering firm for 10 years where she was responsible for operations, budgeted labor costs, benefits, payroll, organizational & strategic planning, as well as recruiting & hiring for PE Civil/Structural & PHD level engineers and all the other positions within the company. She ran a Staffing Agency in South Park for 6 years. Prior to that she held the position of HR Staffing Specialist for the U.S. Department of Defense. She held a Top Secret Security Clearance while running the Civilian Personnel Office where she staffed all the facilities on the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine base for 4 years in Japan.

SHANNON CURTIS – HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Shannon Curtis is a Human Resource Business Partner with her Professional in Human Resources credentials. She has served in a Human Resource capacity for over 15. Until recently, she has functioned as an in-house Business Partner for organizations in nearly all industries, spanning from a nonprofit to a mortgage company to a newspaper to a financial institution. Whether recruiting for a specialized IT position, or implementing benefits open enrollment for 500 employees, she has become comfortable navigating the challenges of serving as a representative for both the employees and upper management.

Shannon graduated from Ohio University with a specialization in Human Resources and she and her family recently moved to Charlotte from Chicago.

Tammy Medico, PHR and SPHR-CP - HR CONSULTANT & RECRUITER TAMMY MEDICO, PHR and SPHR-CP – HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Tammy is an extremely experienced and highly capable Strategic Human Resources professional who has excelled in a diverse set of industries. She shines at implementing strategic initiatives while integrating balance between progressive solutions and consideration of employee and management needs. She served as the VP of Human Resources for a mid-sized bank, a Senior HR Consultant for the Industrial and tech sectors, a VP of Human Resources for 25 airport locations across the US and in leadership positions in the non-profit and financial sectors. Tammy graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Granite State College.

KATE BARAN – HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Kate comes from Chicago with extensive experience supporting large organizations in their HR functions. From Professional Development to recruiting, Kate excels at identifying areas of improvement and facilitating efficient and streamlined processes. She has a passion for helping individuals navigate the corporate world for career growth and organizational benefit. In her spare time, Kate enjoys teaching and practicing yoga, hiking in the mountains, and a strong cup of coffee.

DAISY ANAWALT – HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Daisy is an experienced and highly capable multi-lingual (Spanish) Strategic Human Resources professional who has excelled in a diverse set of industries and circumstances over the past 14 years. She has extensive hands-on experience in employee relations, benefits, HR processes, performance management, workers’ compensation, injury and illness prevention programs (IIPP), and more.

Daisy is a well-rounded HR Generalist who enjoys creating, streamlining and improving HR processes and procedures and is passionate about providing outstanding customer service with quality work.

She graduated with Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management and a minor in Marketing/Business Administration from Cal Poly Pomona. Daisy is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and is currently working towards her Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certificate.

“Deanna Arnold is a leader in the field of human resources. She is someone I genuinely trust which is essential when it comes to business policy. As a business owner I frequently speak to Deanna about certain situations and the proper way to address them. Deanna has always been forthright and thorough in her responses when it comes to how my company should conduct ourselves. Deanna’s partnership would be an asset to any business.”
SCOTT DONAGHY • OWNER OF BEST IN TECH

“Great service! Great people! Great results! The employee placement was awesome and he has been a great addition to our team!”

NON-PROFIT • LOCAL TO CHARLOTTE

“I approached Employers Advantage LLC because I needed help with recruiting for a new employee. Tammy Medico with Employers Advantage LLC helped me by handling the details of the recruiting from start to finish. She quickly presented me with screened and qualified candidates resulting in a great fit hire for the firm. I found the experience to be a great alternative to doing it myself, which allowed me to continue to focus on running the business.”

JOSHUA T. KNIPP • KNIPP LAW OFFICE, LLC

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