About Us

We are a dedicated, talented team of professionals with a wide range of skills and experience across many industries. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We are committed to providing the highest level of service to businesses and non-profit organizations around New England, helping manage risk, and supporting the best possible outcomes for our clients. We take the time to develop a close relationship and understand each client’s unique needs.

Our team has years of experience in a wide variety of industries, collaborating with business owners, senior executives, managers, and human resources professionals. We believe in a positive, practical, and transparent approach with customized solutions, high-quality training and development, and processes to reduce legal exposure while promoting organizational performance and sustainability.

From an individual project to dedicated monthly services, we align the right expert on our team and provide the customized support that your organization needs. Working with an experienced HR pro offers you flexibility, efficiency, a budgeted, affordable option, fewer headaches and worries, and a partner during these chaotic times.

We look forward to working with you!

Our Leadership Team

Team member, Amy

Amy Cann, SHRM-SCP, SMS

Managing Partner & HR Consultant

Amy excels at legal compliance, solving people challenges with practical business solutions, executive and management coaching, and creating and delivering excellent interactive educational programs to a broad audience.

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She has been in the HR and Safety fields for over 24 years and has undergraduate degrees in Human Resources and Psychology, an MBA, and a Master’s in Organizational Leadership. She is a certified senior HR professional with the Society of Human Resource Management and an accredited safety management specialist with the National Board of Certified Safety Professionals. 

Amy teaches for the University of New Hampshire and has developed and facilitated hundreds of educational events over her career. In 2019, she enrolled at the Maine School of Law to focus on employment and privacy law’s growing and complex fields. Amy will be a practicing attorney in 2022.

She is a current Corporate Executive Circle Partner for the NH Center for Nonprofits, a Corporate Gold Sponsor for the Center for Wildlife, Treasurer for the Rochester Youth Soccer Association, and the past President and current member of the Seacoast HR Association. She spends time with her teenage daughter, family, friends, pets, and coaching and playing soccer.

Team member, Gayle

Gayle O’Connor, SHRM-SCP, PMP

Senior Partner & HR Consultant

Gayle excels at leading HR change initiatives through program development and project management, solves HR challenges with practical business solutions, and creates and delivers educational programs to a broad audience.  Gayle serves both for-profit and nonprofit organizations in New England and manages our Nonprofit Initiative, including our monthly peer-to-peer sessions. Contact her to learn more.

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She has been a human resource practitioner for 25+ years, has an undergraduate degree in Business Management, and a graduate certificate in Personnel & Industrial Relations. She is a Senior Certified HR Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). 

HR practice areas include job design and analysis, recruiting and staffing, HR compliance, organizational structure, training & development, performance management, human resource information system selection, design, and architecture, as well as employee engagement and communication. 

Outside of work, Gayle enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her adorable Fox Terrier, Henley, kayaking, skiing, golfing, and enjoying the outdoors in whatever shape it takes throughout the year in New England.

Team member, Tonya

Tonya Rochette, MBA

Senior Partner & HR Strategist

Tonya has over 26 years of experience in the Human Resources field that has been shaped by thriving in vastly different organizations throughout consulting for more than twelve years and working in-house wearing various hats. Industries supported have included large US-based manufacturing and supply chain, big-box retail, distribution, and global manufacturing.

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This experience has allowed her to gain exposure to several HR experiences and the obstacles presented, developing her background into some astonishing diversity. She is incredibly passionate and purposeful in the technical areas of HR technology, employee relations, performance management, and leadership development. Her MBA from the University of New Hampshire strengthened her understanding of business operations while her undergraduate degree in Pyschology, Management, and Labor Relations helped develop her knowledge of organizational leadership.

Parlay all of that fun stuff into the world of HR, and it has made for some fantastic learning opportunities! She looks forward to using what she has learned along the way, reflecting on both successes and bruises to serve as guidance while facing new challenges.

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Interested in working with us?

We are always open to speaking with dedicated, talented professionals who would like to enter the consulting world and help organizations thrive.