Red Zone HR Solutions provides human resources management solutions for your business. If you don’t have the in-house human resource professional or when you need to supplement your HR function or department, Red Zone HR Solutions will be there to fill the void.

We help you achieve your business strategy, improve productivity, grow sales, increase profits, control costs, develop employees and create work environments where you’re people excel.

Our Team

Mike Cooney
Mike Cooney
President

Mike founded Red Zone HR in 2009 and serves as the president but Mike is very much a hands-on HR consultant to our clients. Mike has over 20 years in human resource leadership positions in manufacturing, software and hardware development,...
Kristel Meisner
Kristel Meisner
Recruiting Specialist

Kristel has over 12 years of experience in Human Resources, specifically within Staffing/Recruiting. Her experience ranges from working in the staffing industry, to auto insurance in a more HR Generalist role, to recruiting and staffing in the health insurance industry...
Sara Thorn
Sara Thorn
Recruiting Associate

Sara brings manufacturing, quality engineering, and training experience to her position as a Recruiting Associate. Sara has over 10 years in the engineering and technical training field in the Hi-Tech industry. She enjoys the process of matching candidates with a...
Tara Kirin
Tara Kirin
Recruiting Specialist

Tara has five years of experience in dedicated full cycle recruiting and onboarding roles that included recruiting for positions ranging from sales, operations, tech to executive level roles. She has over 25 years of experience building out, leading and developing...
Veronica Franco
Veronica Franco
Payroll/Benefits Associate

Veronica have over 16 years of payroll and benefit experience with a heavy emphasis in the restaurant and construction industries including multi-state and multi-site franchise restaurants. Veronica is bilingual in English and Spanish with extensive experience translating employee forms, handbooks,...
Nancy Scheps
Nancy Scheps
HR Consultant

Nancy is a seasoned HR business partner and generalist and has been with us since 2014.  She has over 17 years of hands-on experience spanning every critical function of human resources including employee relations; training and employee development; compensation planning;...
Karyn Vorhees
Karyn Vorhees
HR Generalist

Karyn is a HR Generalist who joined Red Zone in 2019 with 10 years of experience providing HR support to various types of manufacturing; from biotech to residential wood products.  She has also worked as a recruiter and trainer in...
Jeanine Williamson
Jeanine Williamson
Payroll & Benefits Lead

Jeanine has been part of our team since 2015 serving as a payroll and benefits consultant to our clients.  Jeanine is a certified payroll professional through the American Payroll Association and has 30 years of payroll and benefits experience including...
Michelle Long
Michelle Long
HR Business Partner

Michelle has over 25 years’ experience both as a consultant and as an internal HR Professional in global organizations as well as domestic small businesses.  She brings extensive experience working in industries such as financial services, entertainment, Charter Schools, Insurance...
Helen McKee
Helen McKee
Recruiter

Helen has nearly 10 years of experience in Human Resources.  She has worked both internally and externally with companies ranging from high tech to retail to nonprofit.  Helen is passionate about organizational culture and how individuals fit into this.  Using...