Deanna Baumgardner has a HR generalist background and extensive experience in creating and establishing the Human Resources function for an organization. Prior to starting Employers Advantage LLC in 2010, she has proven successful in her field by providing solid Human Resources guidance and leadership in various industries, for both small and large organizations. Her industry experience includes, but is not limited to, commercial & residential construction, real estate development, hospitality, and distribution & manufacturing.
Deanna graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management and became a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) shortly thereafter. Deanna is also certified in Mental Health First Aid, qualifying her to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses.
She has been an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) since 2003 and is an active member of LakeNormanHR, the local SHRM chapter. She is a member of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce serves on the Parks and Recreation Commission for the Town of