Services for Employers Committed to Positive Employee Relations

Partnering with Employers to Ensure Their Human Resources are the Foundation of Their Organization’s Success

Helping Employers Maximize the Contribution and Potential of Their Most Valuable Asset:
Their Employees

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What Sets Us Apart

Putting Practical Knowledge and Expertise to Work for You

Given the deep and broad experience of our team, we are walk-on qualified to handle any human resources challenge – from the routine to the most complex. Our consultants have a combined 175+ years of experience driving results at a premier automotive manufacturing company. They have experienced firsthand the legal, labor, and employment challenges employers face in a lean business environment. We can put that expertise and value to work for you by partnering with you to maximize your organization’s human performance.

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“Our consultants are walk-on qualified to handle any human resources challenge – from the routine to the most complex.”

Our Services

Foundations Human Resources offers practical, tested, and effective services and solutions to maximize the contribution and potential of your most important asset: your employees.

  • Human Resources Assessments

    Human Resources Assessments

    Foundations will target an assessment to your company’s specific needs and/or conduct a comprehensive assessment to include all aspects of Human Resources.

  • Training & Development Programs

    Training & Development Programs

    Foundations’ hallmark solution is training. Our consultants can provide training modules and customized training and development programs to meet your organization’s specific needs.

  • Systems & Program Development

    Systems & Program Development

    Foundations Human Resources Consulting can develop systems and programs targeted specifically to your company that will support building trust and mutual respect through positive employee relations in lean work environments.

  • On‐Site Human Resources Support

    On‐Site Human Resources Support

    Foundations can provide on-site support for your HR professionals allowing your company to proactively engage employees and identify issues before they escalate.

  • Special Human Resources Projects

    Special Human Resources Projects

    Foundations’ consultants have many years of experience in all functions of human resources, which allows us to provide specialized knowledge and skill to just about any HR challenge you and your company may face.

  • Employment & Labor Law

    Employment & Labor Law

    Foundations Human Resources Consulting is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fisher Phillips, one of the country’s premier law firms specializing solely in labor and employment law. As such, we are able to partner with the firm to provide legal training and services.

Our Team

Our consultants have a combined 175+ years of experience driving results at a premier automotive manufacturing company. Let us put that expertise and value to work for your company so you can focus on your core business.

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Carol Sampson
Executive Director and Co-Founder

Carol Sampson has over 30 years of practical work experience at three automotive manufacturers and has implemented lean HR programs that have ensured stable and positive employee relations at Toyota’s North American manufacturing facilities. Carol applies her broad human resources experience to partner with clients who want to maximize their organizations’ human performance.

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Stephanie Prewitt
Executive Director and Co-Founder

Stephanie Prewitt is an attorney who has, for nearly 20 years, counseled HR departments on labor and employment matters and partnered with HR executives to implement systems and processes that are not only legally sound, but also further the principles of lean business operations.

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Cathy Decker Mills
Senior Consultant
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Jan Czochara
Senior Consultant
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Karen Combs
Senior Consultant

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The Blog

Beyond 2020: Three Steps to Refresh and Renew for 2021
Thank goodness 2020 is over, whew! If only it were that easy – we just flip the calendar and all the challenges we were dealing with just disappear along with the previous year. We know that the many issues that came to a head in our country in 2020 did not originate then. Of course, the pandemic did, for the most part, but other issues – political polarization, civil unrest, environmental disasters, and the dissemination of disinformation, for example –...

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Turning the Page to 2021 – Mental Health Should Be a Top Priority
As I sit in my newly converted home office, I see various Holiday cards I received from colleagues and business associates, all of which express best wishes for a happy and healthy 2021. Wishes for a healthy new year have taken on a whole new meaning these days. In the past, we might have wished that our business partners and their families stay well by avoiding unplanned surgeries, heart disease, or serious diagnoses like cancer. Of course, we still hope...

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News & Articles

Articles Published By Our Consultants

What’s Happening? I Can’t Find People to Operate My Business
Cathy Mills

Does finding and keeping enough talent to effectively operate your business keep you awake at night? You are not alone. Foundations’ Senior Consultant, Cathy Mills gives her insight into this issue.

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Common Sense Questions to Address a Host of Workplace Challenges
Carol Sampson

At Foundations, we talk with company managers every day who tell us that workplace instability is a top concern. Often, the solution is as simple as it is complex. Start with evaluating the work environment, and honestly answer some tough questions.

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"Human Resources is the foundation to any company’s success and my team and I build programs to enhance the work environment, promote trust, improve engagement, and strengthen management's relationship with their employees. Our work is done with a thoughtful eye to cost and compliance."

- Carol Sampson, Founder -
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