HR Pals, LLC, Los Angeles based Human Resources Consultants © Copyright 2016, HR Pals. All Rights Reserved.
After dozens of years leading several organizations through major changes including: start-up, high growth, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and organizational restructuring, we set out to create a company that would provide smart HR solutions to businesses facing similar challenges. Our approach is to clearly understand your goals and priorities, embed ourselves as a member of your team, and provide high quality, cost effective Human Resources and Recruiting solutions which will enable execution of your strategy.
Jamie's career started as an entrepreneur and small business owner over 20 years ago, when she took her savings and bought a struggling restaurant. After turning the business around, Jamie went on to run a doughnut shop, a flower shop and a video store. After getting her Bachelor's degree in HR from California Polytechnic University, Jamie embarked on her career in HR starting out at an HR outsourcing firm that catered to small businesses and professional services firms. Following that assignment, Jamie worked as an HR Generalist in a manufacturing environment before moving to Vivendi Universal as the HR Manager for the Games Division. Following Vivendi, Jamie was recruited to Public Storage (an $8 billion real estate management company) as their Employee Relations Manager before being promoted to Compliance Officer. From there, Jamie moved on to key HR leadership roles at Scripps Networks (Parent Company of The Food Network) and TBA Global, a 350 employee marketing firm. Jamie also spent time at AECOM Technology and Verengo Solar in key leadership roles. Jamie is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
Jamie's areas of expertise include: employee relations, HR compliance, recruiting, development of employment policies and practices, investigations, M&A, compliance, employee benefits and wellness, management coaching, company culture development, and HR administration.
Rob has 20 years of HR leadership experience in large global corporations, mid-sized fast growing companies, and small privately held businesses. Prior to co-founding HR Pals, Rob was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Verengo Solar, a rapid-growth residential solar business where he built a recruiting function that filled over 100 positions per month. Before joining Verengo, Rob spent several years as the Vice President of Human Resources at MedAssets, a 3,000 employee healthcare services and technology company, where he oversaw 600% growth in the Company's employee population and helped guide the Company through several acquisitions and its IPO process. His additional experience includes five years as an HR leader at EarthLink during the dot.com era, Fortune 500 experience at Toyota and AECOM Technology, and head of HR for a 150 employee privately-held software company. Rob holds a Bachelors in Psychology from UC Berkeley and a Masters from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. He has also been certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources since 2001.
Rob's areas of expertise include: recruiting, HR strategy, leadership development, succession planning, compensation, training, M&A, compliance & policy development, organization design, performance management, employee engagement, surveying, workforce planning, and executive coaching.
Founder and Managing Partner
Founder and Managing Partner