ABOUT IGNITE HR

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Businesses with fewer than 200 employees rarely require a full-time HR expert on staff. However, professional guidance will be essential at some time for every business. Ignite HR was founded with a distinct purpose, to proactively address the inevitable challenges that businesses, regardless of their size, are bound to encounter. Beyond troubleshooting, our mission extends to ensuring that employment practices remain consistently compliant with evolving regulations. In essence, Ignite HR aspires to be the go-to expert for our clients when they seek experienced counsel, someone well-versed in employment law, and capable of providing solutions seamlessly aligned with the unique culture the business owner aims to foster.

At Ignite HR, we present a comprehensive solution that transcends the conventional limitations of HR support. We understand that businesses need more than just a reactive approach; they require a strategic partner capable of anticipating and navigating the complexities of human resources. Ignite HR positions itself as the definitive answer to these diverse needs, offering a nuanced blend of expertise, business acumen, and a commitment to preserving the cultural fabric integral to each client’s business identity.

SAY GOODBYE TO HR CHALLENGES AND WELCOME IGNITE HR—AN UNPARALLELED SOLUTION CRAFTED TO EMPOWER BUSINESSES WITH THE RIGHT SUPPORT AT EVERY STEP OF THEIR JOURNEY.

Ignite HR offers tactical everyday HR operations and strategic planning in NE Texas, including McKinney, Greenville, and Longview, Texas.
Laura Davis, SPHR, SHRM-SCP,Founder and President

Our team

Laura Davis, SPHR, SHRM-SCP – President and Founder

Laura founded Ignite HR in 2016 to provide small to medium-sized businesses with an HR partner whose expertise is normally only available to large organizations. She believes in the power of igniting performance and efficiency to fuel an organization to reach its greatest potential. Laura has served in human resources since 1996 and holds dual, senior-level certifications. (SPHR and SHRM-SCP) She has been a part of well-respected organizations such as SuperiorHR, BenefitMall, Snelling Personnel Services and Park Place Dealerships.

SARAH WORKMAN, PHR – SR. HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Sarah is a certified HR professional (PHR) who joined the Ignite team in 2020. With a Master’s degree from Texas A&M University at Mays Business School and proven HR experience with a Fortune 500 Company, she brings valuable HR expertise to the team. She believes in supporting our businesses and their people to reach their best potential and is constantly involved in the HR community to gain insight in the latest HR best practices.

BRENDA RIVAS-LAPARRA, PHR – LEAD HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Brenda received her BBA in Management and dual minor in business administration and Spanish from Texas Woman’s University. She also holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification. Brenda joined Ignite HR in August of 2020. In her current role as an HR Operations Consultant, she focuses on developing efficient processes for clients using her knowledge of talent management, compensation, and benefits administration, and leave management. Her background in customer service and administration has fueled her commitment to providing clients and their employees exceptional service and formulating solutions that align with business objectives.

AIMEE VALDERRAMA, SPHR – HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Aimee, a seasoned HR professional and graduate of the University of North Texas, joined Ignite HR in April 2022. With over two decades of experience as the Director of Business Services and Human Resources at Chick-fil-A, she brings invaluable expertise to the table. As a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), her approach is characterized by a commitment to fostering meaningful connections and a personalized, at your service, philosophy. Beyond HR consulting, Aimee excels in full-cycle recruiting, payroll services, benefit administration, and leave management.

TANYA MENDOZA, PHR – HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

Tanya has served in Human Resources roles of increasing responsibility since 2017, including a specialist position with one of the largest school districts in Texas. As a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), she is passionate about building strategies and initiatives focused on solving business and people challenges. She is exceptionally strong as a practitioner in process assessment and streamlining, talent management, benefits administration, leave management, onboarding, and employee retention. Tanya has demonstrated success in working with employees and businesses at all levels developing trust and building effective partnerships.

OUR TEAM IS READY TO SERVE YOU

Whether you are navigating complex workforce challenges, exploring innovative HR solutions, or seeking guidance on the latest technological advancements in the field, we invite you to reach out to us.

Our team of experts is here to answer your questions, provide insights, and tailor solutions to meet your unique needs. At Ignite HR, we prioritize your success and are eager to collaborate on strategies that elevate your human resources practices.

Don’t hesitate—reach out today and let’s ignite the path to HR excellence together.

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