Human Resources Consultant Biographies

Sharon Jeffries

Human Resources Manager

Sharon Jeffries brings to Young & Associates, Inc. over 20 years of experience and expertise in the area of Human Resources Management. Her experience and expertise is broad and covers the following areas: employment law, employee relations and problem resolution, recruitment and hiring, labor relations, compensation and benefits, onboarding, employee satisfaction and retention, policy development, and employee communications. She has developed, communicated, and administered human resources policies, served as a resource and counseled employees and management on human relations issues, including ADA, FMLA, harassment, EEO, performance, and termination. She has also developed and managed human resource programs designed to help companies attract, motivate, and retain a highly skilled workforce.

Sharon is currently involved in the oversight and administration of the human resources efforts for Young & Associates, Inc. In addition, she can provide expertise to financial institutions in all areas of human resources management, including offering solutions related to balancing the business needs of the financial institution with the needs of the employees. She also assists clients with executive searches and interim management staffing needs.

Michael Lehr

Human Resources and Sales Consultant

Mike Lehr brings to Young & Associates over twenty years of practical application of HR principles. At Young & Associates, Inc., Mike assists client banks with not only the more compliance-oriented aspects of human resources, but also with the implementation of those aspects that will directly impact bank profitability and standing in the community. His financial services experience includes five years at a national insurance/investment firm and thirteen years at a large regional bank where he helped develop the infrastructure to define, reward, manage, and coach a more revenue-oriented banker. He also developed an expertise in the training and coaching of soft skills in a variety of disciplines including the management of cross-selling and product rollouts.