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Amiee Andrzejewski, PHR

Amiee has over 20 years of experience as a human resource operations expert, as well as a human resource strategic partner. She has personally developed HR Departments from the ground up in several start-up environments. Amiee specializes in building the foundation of a robust HR department, HR organizational methods and training, local and global talent acquisition, and performance management/coaching, all while promoting the strategic needs of the organization to ensure management alignment.

Bernadette Johnson, CPT

Bernadette acts as a collaboration strategist and catalyst for organizations who want to create an environment that nurtures the human spirit while achieving award winning results. With nearly three decades in the learning and organizational development fields, serving numerous industries, her experience in the areas of culture alignment, leadership development, performance improvement, change/transition management, group process and intentional dialogues create fertile ground for developing greatness in others while achieving results in organizations.
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Gina Polce

Gina has over 15 years of human resources experience. She has a demonstrated history of progressive leadership experience in human resources, including talent management, employment law, compensation, benefits, organizational design, policy development, compliance, performance management, and talent acquisition. Gina has her Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources from Michigan State University and is certified as a PHR and SHRM-CP.

Emily Phipps

Emily Phipps has over 18 years of experience in human resources. She has served as a strategic HR business partner to leadership teams and led core HR functions such as talent acquisition, talent management, and performance management. She has a wealth of experience in compensation, employee relations, employee engagement and development, succession planning, and change management. She has supported both labor and non-labor organizations. Emily enjoys designing and delivering HR solutions that help businesses meet their objectives and create environments where employees can succeed.
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Dominica Palacio

Dominica has been working in Human Resources for over 20 years assisting businesses with improving operations and bottom line results. She has a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwood University. With a variety of industry experience, she brings innovative and creative solutions to maximize both short term and long-term benefits in the workplace. She has worked in talent acquisition of non-management positions, management/executive positions, succession planning, strategic planning, compensation, benefit administration, training and development, performance management, employee relations, compliance/auditing, and mergers/acquisitions, so she has a long list of experience to bring to our clients.

Heather Heckman

Heather has over 18 years of experience as a human resource professional. Heather has been successful in implementing changes to positively affect turnover and employee engagement. She has experience in leading high performing teams, solving employee relations issues, creating and implementing new policies and procedures, bringing on employees through acquisitions, and building reward and recognition programs to meet the needs of the business and individual manager. Heather has her bachelor’s degree from the Michigan State University Business College and her master’s degree in Labor and Industrial Relations also from Michigan State University. She is PHR and SHRM-CP certified.
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Courtney Woodruff, Human Resources Consultant for People Matters

Courtney Woodruff

Courtney has over 7 years of experience as a human resources professional. Most recently, she served as a strategic HR Business Partner for business units that spanned through several states. Courtney has experience solving complex employee relations situations and reducing turnover in challenging talent markets. Courtney graduated Cum Laude from Grand Valley State University with a bachelor’s degree in Management. She also holds a SHRM-CP accreditation.

Toni Howard

Toni is a Human Resource professional with a focus in leadership development and cultural success. She holds a graduate degree in Human Resource Administration from Central Michigan University and functioned as a Human Resource leader for 21 years. She is an outstanding college educator, speaker and coach who inspires change that transforms individuals, business relationships and organizations. Through coaching, consulting, leadership and managerial training, along with her effective listening and communication skills; Toni invokes her audience to think, change and be empowered. Combining her upbeat communication style, her encouraging spirit and her knowledge of professional leadership development she is impactful with her delivery and influence. Toni's greatest desire and deep passion is to equip those she serves with the knowledge and tools to become better people, professionals, teams and organizations. In addition, she believes it is her divine purpose to catapult others into great success. She shares this passion with audiences at conferences, retreats, workshops and seminars.
Toni Howard, Human Resources Consultant for People Matters