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Betsy Irizarry


What Betsy brings to the table
  • Demonstrated experience in building successful human resource organizations and economic value strategies for emerging and progressive companies
  • Expertise in building value-based  human capital across multi-generational and multi-competency workforces
  • Solid brand presence in the Tampa Bay market with a powerful network of key talent and resources
  • Strong established partnerships with major local and national companies
  • Implementation of effective HR functions for a brand associated with excellence
  • Ability to build brand loyalty and equity with co-workers on all levels
  • Speaking engagement experience at recruitment events
  • Professorship at Hawaii Pacific University
  • Verbal and written communications skills in English and Spanish
  • Drive to bring results
  • Chief Human Resources Officer for PMSI, Inc., a mid-sized, Tampa-based, national organization with over 600 associates delivering solutions for workers’ compensation cost containment
  • Responsible for the company’s human and intellectual capital and facility management for three sites, including corporate headquarters
  • Implementation of competitive incentive plans for sales and management teams to attract top talent
  • Expertise in managing human capital through complex mergers and acquisitions
  • Experienced in creating restructure/reduction in force plans
  • Steered national crisis management team and plans
  • Led PMSI to receive the Gold Fit-Friendly Award, place as a finalist for the 2012/2013 Healthiest Employer Award and get a listing in the “Top 100 Healthiest Employers” in America
  • 2016 Tampa Bay Business Journal, Business Women of the Year – Finalist
  • 2013 Most Powerful and Influential Women, Florida Diversity Council
  • 2007 Innovations Operations Award – HR Sharepoint Core Value Award Winner – PharMerica Corporation
  • PDI Certified Trainer
  • Zenger Miller Global-Level Skills Modules Trainer Certification
  • Linkage, Inc. Organizational Development Certificate
  • BS, University of Puerto Rico
  • MBA, summa cum laude, Tampa College/Florida Atlantic University


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Vanida Potts



What Vanida brings to the table

Vanida Potts has over 5 years of progressive experience in the HR industry in benefits, payroll, recruitment and employee relations. She has a strong understanding of State and Federal Regulations assisting companies with staying in compliance. Vanida is able to quickly build relationships with candidates and clients allowing her to understand their needs and provide guidance on talent management, employee relations and recruitment needs. She is an experienced recruiter with an ability to find talent with very unique skills. Her industry expertise includes:

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services

Her excellent customer service and business acumen skills allows her to quickly create strong partnerships with our clients.

Vanida serves as an experienced HR Consultant assisting our clients with:

  • Benefits Administration
  • Payroll
  • Performance Management
  • On-boarding
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • FMLA administration
  • HR Compliance audits
  • HR Policies and Procedures

David Folsom

HRIS/Payroll/Compensation Consultant


David Folsom is  a results- driven and out of the box thinker who has extensive and demonstrated experience in supporting organizations through payroll conversions, HRIS systems integration’s, developing pay practices and compensation programs. His expertise in healthcare and professional services provides a wide range of knowledge in supporting organizations that are implementing payroll systems as well as strong and equitable compensation programs. David’s technology acumen and savvy system navigation skills provides clients with improved processes and efficiencies.