Fractional HR | Project Based Human Resource Consulting

Fractional HR

Project-based consultants can help with fractional HR services to fill in where you have longer term gaps in bandwidth.

Fractional HR

Increase Your HR bandwidth 

Introducing Fractional HR


ASE has experienced HR professionals available for specialized and complex projects or on-going fractional HR needs.  Expand your available human resources expertise with the peace of mind of working with your trusted partner for Everything HR.   

Our fractional HR professionals can serve as a higher level on-demand extension of your HR department, available and prepared to step in during a vacancy or leave of absence, to provide temporary or part time help with complicated HR situations, or to deliver on-going HR support for your organization.

Fractional HR can provide:

  • Intermittent or longer term HR management from VP to supervisor
  • Strategic level HR consulting
  • Project management from development to implementation

Our fractional HR consultants fit your need:

  • Onsite or offsite
  • Full-time or part-time
  • Short-term or long-term

Sample projects include:

  • HR needs assessments
  • Employee benefits and leave management
  • HR compliance and process development
  • Employee relations
  • Strategic HR workforce planning and structure
  • Performance management implementation and tracking
  • Recruiting and talent management focused on specific needs
  • HR annual planning and budgeting
  • Risk management
  • Facilitation of leadership and executive retreats


Our Consultants

James Bailey

James is a highly experienced HR Labor professional who held full accountability for human resources functions at nine manufacturing facilities in U.S., Canada, and Mexico that generated over $30B in revenue for the organization.  In his various roles, James broke down barriers between different departments of HR to create a customer service centric HR organization.  James' specialties include employee/labor relations, reduction of EEO liability, North American HR issues and solutions, and building HR organization from the ground up.

David Bomzer

David has over 30 years’ experience working in public and private equity backed firms in both internal and external roles in mid-markets, global Fortune 500 organizations, and has board experience. David works with teams to deliver large, complex projects that help organizations realize the full value of their human capital as well as with individuals as an executive coach and consultant to help them progress in achieving their career and business goals. Whether as a consultant or an Interim Head of HR, David effectively partners with all levels of clients, from the Board to the floor, to develop solutions that address their business needs.  David has held leadership roles in domestic and global as well as union and non-union environments. His deliverables include the development of a nationally recognized integrated succession planning - leadership development framework, a sales coaching initiative optimizing sales representative time driving enhanced revenues and margins, and successful integration of acquisitions and mergers.

Mireille (Me-Ray) Holt

Mireille (Me-Ray) Holt is a proven leader with expertise in all human resource functions including Talent Management, Employee Relations, Compensation & Benefits, Safety, Employee Engagement Practices, Training, Leadership Development & Coaching, Organization Changes, Legacy Planning, and Consulting with Global Affiliates. Me-Ray has worked for many years with Hirotec Corporation as the Human Resource General Manager and understands the ins and outs of Japanese owned and managed auto-tier suppliers. Me-Ray has designed and directed all HR programs for a workforce that grew from 80 to more than 700 in the USA. Me-Ray has excellent communication skills and knows how to apply analytical reasoning and conceptual thinking to persuade people at all levels including Owners and C-Level. She has an in-depth knowledge of employment law and risk management with a successful track record managing/advising on complex/sensitive legal issues.  Me-Ray specializes in foreign-owned HR organizations but also in how to build and grow an employer’s HR department.

Karen Humes

Karen is a human resources professional with over two decades of dedicated experience and a diverse background in HR domains, with a specialization in HR processes and procedures, HR projects, performance management, succession planning, UAW, and HRIS systems. With a wealth of knowledge and practical understanding,  Karen has successfully navigated various HR challenges and complexities.  With a deep understanding of the ever-evolving HR landscape, Karen has consistently leveraged her skills to foster a culture of growth, engagement, and compliance within organizations. She has successfully executed numerous HR initiatives, from revamping onboarding procedures to spearheading HRIS system integrations. 

Terri Lies

Terri has a very successful tenure in the talent and HR space, supporting automotive manufacturing, tech/consulting companies, and the staffing business.  She has experience in all aspects of talent acquisition and recruiting including both hands-on and leadership roles as well as managing talent programs and vendor relationships.  She is also well versed in the talent management space including employee engagement, career mobility, and L&D.  Her passion is helping all people, ensuring the business has the right talent, and doing the right things to make the business and culture successful.  Her positive attitude makes her stand out along with her ability to drive results.

Linda Moore

Linda is a long-time strategic and innovative leader experienced in human resources, organizational development, and strategic planning. She has worked in non-profit and for-profit organizations as well as corporate and manufacturing environments. Linda has the knowledge and skills to align HR practices with business goals, manage complex HR issues, and foster an inclusive and productive work culture. She can collaborate with all levels of the organization resulting in the delivery of comprehensive solutions that can be welcomed and sustainable. Her key areas of expertise include strategic planning, succession planning, talent development, performance coaching and management, compensation, talent acquisition, and employee engagement which includes employee surveys and action planning. Linda has a unique skill set as she has 20 years' experience working for Japanese-owned organizations leading their HR functions where she understands the challenges that can arise with such companies in the US. She welcomes the opportunity to work with you on what you need for your organization to retain top talent and thrive.

Sarah Orwig

Sarah Orwig is a strategic global human resources executive with a remarkable career spanning over three decades. With expertise in multiple organizations including product development, manufacturing, IT, software engineering, finance, legal and labor relations, Sarah has established herself as a trusted consultative partner to C-level and senior executives worldwide. Her visionary leadership and proven track record of delivering strategic, scalable HR solutions have consistently achieved remarkable business results. Sarah's impact extends beyond the United States. As the Director of HR Business Operations for Product Development in Asia Pacific, based in Shanghai, China, she effectively managed HR operations across 11 markets, supporting a team of over 3000 engineers. Her leadership was pivotal in facilitating the first-ever India union/management negotiations charter, which laid the foundation for future bargaining in Chennai, India. In addition to her impressive accomplishments in HR operations, Sarah has been at the forefront of organizational design and restructuring efforts. She directed large-scale organization design projects, demonstrating her ability to navigate complex challenges and leverage collaborative tools within virtual environments. Her expertise in leading voluntary and involuntary workforce reductions, resulting in the elimination of thousands of positions, showcases her adeptness in managing organizational change.

Shelley Riebel

With more than 20 years of helping clients design and implement programs that drive measurable improvements to performance, Shelley brings strong business acumen and creative energy to high-performing teams. Shelley creates customized solutions for clients, taking them to their next level of performance. Shelley's experience and expertise include talent management, leadership development, professional coaching, employee development, instructional design and program development, strategic facilitation, leadership assessments, and 360 feedback. She has delivered leadership training to 10,000+ employees.

Ron Watson

Ron is the retired Vice President of HR for Oakland University, responsible for the strategic direction of University Human Resources (UHR) that included training, development, diversity, equity & compliance, benefits, compensation, employee/labor relations, employment, compliance, and human resources information systems.  Ron has designed and implemented new compensation structures and benefit packages and led labor negotiations for the university.  Before that role, Ron was Vice President at Compuware and integrated 16 acquired companies into Compuware’s compensation and benefits programs and overall culture by developing a comprehensive process. Ron's specialties are HR organizational design, compensation and benefits, M&A, and succession planning.

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