Our Team

Harry C. Franzheim President

Harry has decades of experience in human resource management, organizational development, and training.

He holds a graduate degree in whole systems design from Antioch University and an undergraduate degree from Ithaca College’s School of Health and Human Performance. Harry is certified in organizational systems renewal, advanced employment law, Kaizen breakthrough methodology, demand-based manufacturing, and the Myers Briggs type indicator.

Harry frequently speaks at seminars throughout the Northwest. His achievements include organizational design and development with Continental Mills, Inc. (Krusteaz) and Mikron Industries, where he helped create and lead cutting-edge work systems that increased the bottom line.

Margie J. Franzheim Vice President

Margie has over 19 years of strategic management experience, having worked with Northwest retail powerhouses such as Eddie Bauer, Nordstrom, and Frederick & Nelson. Margie holds a BS degree in Management and Marketing from Ithaca College.

As the Vice President of New Era HR Solutions, Margie is responsible for the leadership and overall direction of the organization as it relates to client service, staffing, training, organizational development, and quality control.  She is a business leader focused on driving innovation and business results through integrated talent management and supply chain strategies.

Chance Brimhall, SHRM-CP General Manager

Chance has held various leadership positions in his more than twenty years of HR consulting and workforce solutions experience, supporting clients of all sizes and virtually all industry verticals. He is a certified HR professional through SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) and has served on the South King County SHRM, Washington State SHRM, and the Northwest Human Resource Management Association board of directors. Chance specializes in evaluating business needs, as well as designing and implementing solutions. As New Era HR Solutions’ General Manager, his role is to understand clients’ workforce objectives and align industry resources, technologies, and programs to deliver best-in-class solutions.

Leslie Allen Recruiter

Leslie is an experienced, full-cycle recruiter with expertise in filling hospitality, light industrial, and customer service roles. She is passionate about discovering the perfect job match for our candidates through honest communication and active listening. Leslie has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Tourism and Event Management from Central Washington University. Her experience in the hospitality industry enables her to easily connect with candidates and provide excellent customer care. She is very determined and is constantly growing her knowledge as a Staffing Professional. Leslie is currently pursuing her Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) certification through the American Staffing Association. Other than recruiting, she loves to have fun! If she’s not recruiting, she’s kickboxing, playing ping pong, or binge-watching Tik-Tok.

Nina Belay Talent Acquisition Specialist

Nina is an experienced recruiter with expertise in sourcing and nurturing talent for various industries and skill sets, including skilled trades, light industrial, customer service, sales, and finance & accounting. As an RPO Specialist at New Era HR Solutions, Nina works with our clients daily to build a pipeline of highly qualified talent to build their workforce in a way that supports their company culture and goals. She enjoys collaborating with hiring managers to develop and implement strategies to attract top talent. “There’s nothing like the thrill of a candidate’s enthusiastic “Yes!” to an offer and an equally pleased hiring manager who just landed a top performer.” If Nina is not busy recruiting, she is probably enjoying the outdoors with her kids, watching a documentary, or playing with her dogs.

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Nai Saelee Talent Acquisition Specialist

Nai is a dedicated Talent Acquisition Specialist with over eight years of full-cycle recruiting and recruiting support experience. She has extensive experience sourcing qualified talent at various skill levels in the skilled trades, aerospace, manufacturing, light industrial, and logistics verticals. Nai is passionate about her work and takes pride in delivering quality results as a team.

When she is not working, she spends time with her kids or enjoys her hobbies as a lash artist, traveling, and fitness.

Shellie Brighton HR Business Partner & Benefits Analyst

Shellie has been working in Human Resources for over 20 years in a variety of industries including real estate, construction, hospitals, manufacturing, child-care, and distribution.

Shellie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from San Jose State University and a Master of Science Degree in Human Resources from Chapman University. She holds certifications both as a Professional Human Resources (PHR) and as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). She taught Master level HR classes at Keller Graduate School, was a board member of the South King County Chapter of SHRM in Kent, WA for the years 2013-2018, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Pacific Northwest International Society for Certified Employment Benefits Specialists.

Shellie specializes in benefits management/administration, worker’s comp, leave administration, and employee relations.

Susan Morgan Senior HR Business Partner

Susan has 20+ years of experience working in human resources in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, hospitality, and non-profits. She has worked in both union and non-union organizations ranging in size from 20 to 2000+ staff members.

She is actively engaged with all aspects of human resources to assist clients in achieving their mission and goals. Some areas of specialization include safety, labor & industries, full-cycle recruitment and selection, employee relations, and career development.

Susan has a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Chapman University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Consumer and Family Sciences from Purdue University. She also holds certifications as a Professional Human Resources (PHR) and a Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

Kristie Duggan, SHRM-CP HR Business Partner

Kristie has been in the Human Resources profession for over 20 years, with expertise in logistics & distribution, and manufacturing industries. Kristie has a bachelor’s degree from Central Washington University in Business Administration with an emphasis in HR and completed the training certification program from the University of Washington. She is a certified HR professional through SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management). She is the Membership Co-Chair on the Board of Directors for the South King County SHRM chapter.

Kendra Brimhall Recruiting & HR Coordinator

As a member of the New Era Staffing & HR Solutions team, Kendra plays a vital role in the recruiting process by providing coordination & support and collaborating closely with our recruiting team, hiring managers, and candidates. She has a passion for delivering a superior customer experience and consistently providing service excellence.

When she is not working, Kendra likes to spend time with her dog, enjoys the outdoors, and crochets.

Haley Bammel HR & Recruiting Coordinator

Haley has been working in Human Resources for two years. She has done full-cycle recruiting for various industries, ranging from facility maintenance to corporate roles, union, and non-union. She is very familiar with leave administration, including FMLA and WPFML.

Her experience with companies that rely on customer satisfaction, such as Nordstrom, State Farm, and Microsoft has given her a high customer care level. She is very curious and is continuously developing new skills to grow as a Human Resources professional.