Our skilled and passionate team members bring a
diversity of perspectives, talents and experiences
to provide expert advice and support
At HR Strategic Partners, we provide customized HR solutions for complicated employee issues, backed by sound business principles. We include coaching with every service – from interview preparation, employee relations, policy development, or termination, we know how to effectively prepare, execute and put a proactive plan in place for the future.
Andrea MacLean, CHRP – Managing Director
Andrea MacLean is an accomplished HR executive with experience leading Human Resources strategy and initiatives, to build high-performance cultures. A skilled HR Advisor for over 20 years, she has extensive experience and consistent success in HR Consulting, leadership coaching, talent development and workplace investigations. With a history of HR Audit and Risk Mitigation, Andrea has helped many employers navigate the complex waters of compliance, policy development, and employee relations. A Certified Human Resources Professional, Andrea studied at York University in the Bachelor, Human Resources Mgmt. program, and has sat on the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Board of Directors.
While Andrea draws upon her educational experiences to support her clients, she believes that her most valuable learnings have come from practical experience and her resourceful partnerships. She enjoys giving back to her community through Board positions, Mentorship, Coaching, and Subject Matter Expertise for various groups, such as the Regional Municipality of York, Toronto Regional Immigrant Employment Council, Ontario Minor Hockey Association, and Small Business Centres in York Region and Barrie.
Akiko Takagi, CHRP – Senior HR Consultant
Akiko Takagi is a seasoned HR Business Partner with experience supporting leaders in their people strategies and initiatives. A skilled HR Advisor for over 11 years, Akiko has had extensive experience with talent spotting and development, leadership training and development, workforce planning, team management, HR compliance, workplace investigations, HR analytics, and providing day to day guidance to business leaders and employees.
A Certified Human Resources Professional, Akiko studied English at York University and completed a post graduate program at Humber College in Human Resources Management. She has also studied GROW model coaching, situational leadership, change management, workshop facilitation, and life purpose coaching. Akiko is also certified in MHS EQ-I (Emotional Intelligence) and DISC Assessments.
Tammy Humphries, CPP – Senior Payroll, Time & Attendance Consultant
Tammy Humphries is a seasoned Payroll and Time and Attendance Professional in leading payroll strategy and initiatives. A skilled Payroll and Time and Attendance advisor for over 20 years, Tammy has extensive experience and success with talent spotting and management, designing and developing of system support teams, Payroll, Wages and Hours compliance and audits, building high-performance teams and talent management. With significant experience in system implementations, Tammy has helped multiple employers plan and execute system implementations, upgrades and optimizations, including the development of sustainable training strategies and curriculums.
A Certified Payroll Professional, Tammy studied History, Political Science and Law at the University of Windsor and is currently completing a Master’s Degree at the University of Guelph. She has also studied Project Management at Humber College, situational leadership, and change management. She also has extensive experience delivering training to varied groups.
Other Business Partners
HRSP works with other multi-talented collaborators, who use their unique professional backgrounds and experience from a wide variety of industries, in order to build on the client’s strengths and achieve customized solutions. These strategic partnerships give our clients access to highly specialized guidance when they need it in areas such as Employment Law, Benefit and Retirement Programs, and Outplacement services.