HR Business Solutionz - About Us

HR Business Solutionz provides human resource expertise, strategies, and solutions for companies with five employees to hundreds of employees so management can concentrate on their core business. With HR Business Solutionz on your team, you have the confidence knowing your company is in compliance with the myriad of State and Federal employment laws and your employee or organizational issues will be effectively brought to resolution. HR Business Solutionz will also craft human resource initiatives to meet your business needs optimizing employee productivity, creating a great place to work.

Put our more than 20 years global human resource management experience to work for your company. Areas of expertise are employee relations, legal compliance for State and Federal employment laws as well as wage and hour laws, workforce planning including reductions in force, performance management, mergers and acquisitions, communications, benefits and compensation. Specific industry experience includes entertainment, hi-tech, insurance and manufacturing for publicly traded and privately held companies in entrepreneurial and conservative environments.

We pride ourselves on being highly effective communicators and motivators; diplomatic and tactful at all levels with demonstrated ability to implement innovative and cost effective benefit programs and staffing plans.

HR Business Solutionz - About Karen

Karen served as Executive Vice President Human Resources for Datasat Digital Entertainment where she directed all aspects of Human Resources including leadership development, creation of human resources policies and practices, as well as employee health and safety and managing payroll. Prior to the sale of the Digital Cinema Division to Datasat Digital Entertainment, Karen was the Director of Human Resources for DTS, Inc. where she led the human resource efforts in business strategy and several acquisitions and mergers. She joined DTS from VPA, Inc. where she supervised the daily operations of the human resource department including training and ergonomic evaluations.

Karen held the position of Human Resource Develop Representative with Intel for the Mobile Communications Division, formerly Xircom, Inc. Karen brought Intel’s corporate initiatives to the division and provided coaching, guidance, training, and support in addition to managing several, legally sound reductions in force. At Xircom, she was responsible for managing benefits, compensation analysis, HRIS, as well as generalist duties. Prior to Xircom, Karen was the Senior Human Resource Generalist for Price Pfister, a Black and Decker Company where her primary responsibility was employee safety. Karen has held generalist positions at the Amador Ledger Dispatch a McClatchy Newspaper, Cameron Newell Advertising, and Valley Presbyterian Hospital.

Karen earned her SPHR designation in 2005; she is a Board Member for the Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). She volunteers for SHRM supporting students studying the field of human resources and for the Women’s Economic Ventures of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. She previously served as Treasurer for NPHS Baseball Boosters and held various leadership roles with the Boys Scouts of America.