Our Team of HR Specialists
Tami Wiersma, President/CEO
Tami Wiersma is a multi-faceted Human Resources-based entrepreneur dedicated to helping small California business owners effectively grow, coach, and properly compensate their staff. Her goal is to protect the business owner and their bottom line from employment-related claims by first supporting and managing the staff in a proactive, friendly, and compliant manner.
Tami holds a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources. She maintains a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification and a SHRM-CP designation, as well as a Paralegal certification from UCLA and a professional Mediator certification from CSUDH.
She uses her experience and education as a paralegal, mediator, investigator, and HR director to guide her clients through compliance, policy, employee relations, payroll, and wage and hour compliance.
Tami currently lives in Orange County, CA, with her husband, 2 sets of teenaged twin girls, and 4 exotic rescue kitties. In her spare time (who’s kidding who…she has no spare time!), if she can find a free evening, she enjoys catching a live music show or watching ice hockey.
Jennifer Patterson, HR Specialist
Jennifer Patterson has more than 11 years of HR experience that has varied from small businesses to global corporations within legal, manufacturing, information technology and direct to consumer sales. She holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology. She also holds several certifications: Professional in Human Resources, California (PHRca), Senior Certified Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Society of Human Resources Management, Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).
Jennifer excels in employee relations, labor relations, California law and is well versed in multistate regulations.
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys traveling, cuddling with her French Bulldog, and going to Disneyland.