Meet Our Members!

All HRIC Network members are invited to post their professional profile and photo on our website. Since member profiles and attendance at our meetings (social hours) are the primary ways that members can communicate their services and availability, maintaining an up-to-date profile can be very helpful to your business.

Several members have posted their profiles and photos below. As members join, they are encouraged to submit their profile and photo as soon as possible to our Technology Advisor, Luke Aoe, at New members may use existing profiles as samples and they may update their profiles when desired.

Non-members reviewing our website who are looking for HR consulting assistance may use these profiles to help determine which independent consultants may best serve their needs. Profiles will include the consultants’ preferred contact information.

Some of the specialties included in these profiles are:

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Compensation, Payroll and Benefits
  • EEO, Affirmative Action & Diversity
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Employee Recognition
  • HR Generalist
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Legal & Regulatory Compliance
  • Organizational Development
  • Outplacement
  • Safety & Health, Environmental Safety
  • Security
  • Strategic HR Consulting
  • Talent Acquisition & Recruiting
  • Technology/HRIS
  • Training & Development

Becoming a member

Potential new members must meet the criteria for membership and agree to abide by our code of ethics. Membership criteria include: must be an HR professional who is self-employed in the HR field or is currently employed in the HR industry and contemplating self-employment.

New members are welcome to join this group, subject to the above criteria. Requests for membership should be sent to the HRIC Network via e-mail at Applicants must provide their full name, company name, preferred mailing address, e-mail address and phone number.

The requesting member will be sent information about the Network and must agree to all of the requirements for membership. Providing requested information will constitute consent that this information may be shared with other Network Members and may be posted on our website (subject to member review).

All membership requests will be reviewed by the HRIC Network Advisors.

This is currently a “no dues” organization.

Our Members & Profiles

Luke Aoe

HR Professional

Specialty: HR Generalist, and HR Software Development
Cerritos, CA 90703
(310) 706-8788

Linda Christine Blasko, SPHR

HR Consultant

Specialty: EEO, Affirmative Action & Diversity
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 770-1949 Phone
(949) 705-7857 Cell

Stephanie L. McMackin, JD

HR Consultant

Specialty: HR & Risk Management
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 815-2452
SLM Solutions LLC.

Wendy Garcia, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP

Enlightened HR Services

Speciality: Employee Handbooks, legally compliant Sexual Harassment Prevention Training, Employee Relations, HR Department Set-up, HR Policies & Procedures Development
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 607-8055
Enlightened Human Resources Services

Sharon Canfield

Canfield Resource Associates

Speciality: HR Management/Generalist (Retired)
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 548-8057

Jeremy M. Eskenazi, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMC

Riviera Advisors, Inc.

Specialty: Strategic Talent Acquisition Optimization Consulting, Talent Acquisition & Recruiting Training
Long Beach, CA
(562) 856-5787

Jim Stedt

Hartley & Associates

Specialty: High Tech and Health Care Recruiting
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(949) 476-8656

Lori Heffelfinger, MSOD, PCC

Leadership Consulting

Specialty: Executive Coaching, Senior Team Alignment, Leadership Development (Exec Planning Sessions & Retreats, Business Simulations, Workshops, and Mid-Market Leadership Academy; Leadership, Team, Selection Assessments)
(310) 543-7632

James R. Gettys

International Staffing Consultants, Inc.

Global Recruiting and International Staffing Services since 1979
(949) 255-5857

Anthony Vultaggio CLU, ChFC

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Specialty: Retirement, Succession, Estate Planning, Charitable Giving
(949) 456-8120

Jon Simon

HR Staffing Consultant

Specialty: International Transportation Recruiting
JCS Recruitment, LLC
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
(310) 371-2554

David Brodeur

HR Professional

Specialty: HR Generalist
Irvine, CA 92620

Kathy Ruffino, MS, HR, SPHR-CA /

Staffing Consultant

Specialty: HR Generalist
Esprit Human Capital Consulting
Huntington Beach, CA 92615
(949) 478-4615

Don Dressler /

HR Consultant

Specialty: Insurance & Risk Management, Legal & Regulatory Compliance, Safety & Security
Don Dressler Consulting
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 533-3742

Tenny Poole /

HR Consultant

Specialty: Management/Employee Development & Communication
Positive Talent Strategies
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 353-5232

Lee Love /

HR Consultant

Specialty: HR Generalist
L3 Associates, Inc.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 374-5683

Cindy Williams /

Human Relations Consultant

Specialty: Safety & Human Resources
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 413-6821

Rob Moore

Staffing Consultant

Specialty: Technical Recruiting
Dawson-Moore Associates
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 305-8358