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, Inc. over 27 years of practical application of HR principles by integrating his extensive sales and sales management experience into the discipline. In addition to the more compliance and defense-oriented aspects of human resources, Mike provides tremendous assistance in offensive areas such as revenue growth, profitability, marketing, and community outreach. Mike’s financial experience includes five years with a national insurance/investment firm and 13 with a large regional bank, which tapped into his sales experience by having him serve as an internal advisor of sales management to bank executives, a trainer of management and revenue growth techniques to bank employees, and a subject manager expert to technology integrations and product rollouts.