Over the years, Alternative HR has become a trusted advisor to small businesses, not just in York, PA, but throughout surrounding Pennsylvania counties, as well as, Maryland. Through providing responsive, reliable, realistic and reasonable services, Alternative HR continues to build solid business relationships with loyal customers that trust us.
Kellie Boysen, a certified professional in Human Resources (PHR, SHRM-CP) has nearly 20 years of valuable Human Resource experience with organizations of many sizes, including three successful start-ups. She is the Owner of Alternative HR that specializes in partnering with small businesses to fulfill their HR responsibilities. Through her experiences, Kellie was able to learn from the success of some, and the mistakes of others. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an HR concentration. She is a member of both the local and national chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management. Kellie has been honored by receiving the HR Professional of the Year from York SHRM for 2014. She also enjoys volunteering as a member of the Junior League of York, SCORE, and as a York County Economic Alliance Ambassador.
Maria has 15+ years of diverse human resources and management experience in a variety of industries including IT, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Construction. She has extensive hands-on experience leading HR initiatives including policy design, compensation, performance management, recruiting, compliance reporting, training and development, and benefits administration.
Maria earned her Associate in Arts Degree in Business Administration and Management from Harrisburg Area Community College. She has obtained her SHRM-CP certifi¬ca¬tion from the Society of Human Resource Management in 2015 and her aPHR cert¬ifi¬cation from the Human Resource Cert¬ifi¬cation Inst¬itute in 2016.
She is a member of the Human Resource Professionals of Central PA (HRPCPA) as well as the national chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Her passion is providing HR support to her clients and helping them meet their HR goals.
Jessica Schneck is a professional people person. She provides pragmatic HR advice and creative HR solutions. Her experience includes staffing and recruiting, onboarding and new hire orientation, training and development, and employee relations. She has a communications degree from Mira Costa College, and she is currently pursuing a degree in Wellness and Health Promotion from Harrisburg Area Community College. She is passionate about workplace wellness and employee engagement.
Above all, Jessica is a lifelong learner. She helps clients stay on top of current HR issues with thorough research and timely communication, and she works to ensure clients’ HR needs are met through analysis and action – with an emphasis on action.
Ben Allatt is a local executive in Harrisburg, PA with over 15 years of experience in the Human Resource field. Additionally, he is devoted to serving the community at large. This passion has driven him to become more involved in local government. Ben is an HR Consultant with Alternative HR where he works with clients on building, maintaining, and growing their HR functions. Additionally, he provides training and strategic guidance on growing their human capital. Ben earned a degree in Human Resource Management and a minor in Speech Communications from Messiah College. One of Ben’s passions is working with diversity and inclusion programs. He has played an integral role in making diversity a priority both in the workplace and in the community. He has also developed diversity recruiting strategies for organizations to implement.
Alternative HR is a highly professional and reputable company. Kelly and her team have always answered the call and delivered great results when we had a vacancy in our Human Resources department. We have enjoyed working with several Director level consultants in the last 5 years, and they were all knowledgeable and professional. They made the transitions seamless, and supported our teams very well. Just recently Maria Yaremchack filled the Director of Human Resources vacancy in our organization. Thanks to her technical and people skills, she made the transition seamless. She helped us recruit staff and providers, and also recruited and trained the new Director of Human Resources. We value the relationships we’ve built with Alternative HR throughout the years, it’s great to have a partner you can count on.
At Visiting Angels, we have been working with Kellie Boysen and her team at Alternative HR for 3 years. Throughout this time we employed over 300 part time employees in various capacities. They have assisted us with 19 audits, recruiting, handbook updates, part time onsite HR help and reviewed our new hire process. We have found them to be reasonable, professional, and always quick to respond when we need their assistance. We highly recommend utilizing Alternative HR for onsite part time HR assistance.