Boly:Welch HR Consulting

Putting the People in People Ops

Help your team go farther with budget-friendly human resources consulting, tailored for your success.

Why Choose Us?

Is HR causing more stress than success? Are you drowning in a sea of job descriptions or wading through sticky employee relations situations?

It’s time to bring in the experts.  

Boly:Welch HR Consulting is your local lifeline, ready to transform your workplace into a hub of productivity, compliance, and employee satisfaction.  

We’re one-part guidance counselor, one-part therapist, and, potentially, your organization’s new best friend. 

Our SHRM-certified Human Resources Consulting Team shows up impartial, honest, empathetic, and ready with the tools and resources to help your organization problem-solve and grow.

What We Help With

From minor policy tweaks to the most challenging internal conflicts, our HR Consulting Team has you covered. We can add bandwidth to your existing staff, serve as your external HR resource, or help you recruit your own in-house HR professional.  

Employee Relations

Smooth out workplace dynamics and cultivate a healthy team environment.

Legal Compliance

Navigate a complex landscape with confidence.

Handbook Updates

Craft or refresh your handbook to reflect your evolving organization.

Performance Coaching

Step-by-step guidance on getting the most from your team.

Succession Planning

Identify future talent gaps and safeguard your company’s future.

Policy Audits

Discover discrepancies, prioritize improvement, and adopt best practices.

Organizational Development

Foster sustainable growth and efficiency within your organization.

Management Training

Equip your leaders with the skills to drive business breakthroughs.

Talent Acquisition

Create a plan from date of hire through the first sixth months, tracking the fundamentals of success.

Compensation Benchmarking

Attract and retain top talent with competitive compensation packages.


Welcome new hires, teams, or executives into your organization.


Navigate tough decisions with empathy and legal care.

Our Offerings

We meet you where you are, with services and solutions tailored to what your team (and budget) needs. Reach out and we’ll work together to understand what will help most.

HR On-Call

Pick up the phone, send a text, or shoot us an email and get a quick response to all your questions from your dedicated HR point of contact at Boly:Welch.

Pay as you go, or invest in 10 prepaid hours of support that includes an annual review and recommendations for your employee handbook.

HR On Retainer

Get a consistent, strategic HR partner for a budgetable monthly rate. Much like HR On-Call, you can reach out and get a time-sensitive response to all your questions.

Projects & Trainings

The benefits of a sound training program will resonate across your organization. Our programs provide flexible options that add value — from cost-effective online classes to customized, scalable solutions.

  • Management Training
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Interviewing & Hiring
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Performance Feedback

Tailored Packages

Designed to meet your needs and budget.  

Build a solid HR foundation with an intake session, handbook, policy audit, and recommendations tailored to your organization.

Gauge your team’s engagement with culture surveys, focus groups, assessments, and action items that will help your organization continue to evolve.

Dive deep into comprehensive HR excellence with a document, policy, and process audit, custom benefits and compensation benchmarking, job descriptions, organizational charts, and a handbook update.

Nail the first impression for new hires and get them integrated and up to speed quickly with an orientation and onboarding checklist and plan designed for your team that’s scalable and effective.

Don't See What You Need?

We meet you where you are, with services and solutions tailored to what your team (and budget) needs. Reach out and we’ll work together to understand what will help most.

We Love to Work with B Corps and Nonprofits! 

We share your values and understand your unique needs.   

Please reach out for courtesy pricing; we’ll even answer one quick HR question for free!  

Meet Our Team

Abby is Director of HR Consulting at Boly:Welch, leading a bench of HR Consultants to help our clients solve their HR, hiring, and retention pain points. Building relationships and making work inclusive and fulfilling are what drives her – enough to leave her job as an attorney to pursue a career in HR. She’s a graduate of the University of Oregon’s School of Law and has been working in HR and recruiting since 2015.

Cory is a Senior Recruiter in the HR division of Boly:Welch, who has been working with business leaders to recruit HR professionals for over 15 years. He is known to be a trusted advisor in providing current and nuanced insight into job market trends and the hiring landscape, and specializes in filling HR leadership positions. A proud native of Portland (born and raised), Cory is a graduate of Willamette University.

Hannah is a Senior Recruiter in Boly:Welch’s HR division, where she’s supported clients with their direct-hire, interim, and consulting HR needs for over 11 years. Hannah sees the hiring process as an opportunity for positive growth for companies and candidates alike, and works to identify and honor the unique needs of everyone involved. She’s a graduate of the University of Puget Sound and an active member of PHRMA.

Karen is Chief People Officer at Boly:Welch, where she’s led Human Resources and Operations by prioritizing inclusion and fun (an official company value) for over 25 years. She knows that a commitment to client success must be matched by a commitment to empowering each member of the internal team to do their best work. With deep experience in and connection to the Portland business community, Karen has seen it all – and continues to keep a finger on the pulse of current best practices and what’s needed to face forward as a thriving organization. She’s a proud alum of Central Washington University and the Portland State University Human Resources Management & Services program.

Katie is the Contract Staffing Lead at Boly:Welch, helping clients find the best person to fill their short-term needs. With a masters degree from Colorado State University in Human Resource Management and six years of industry experience, Katie brings big-picture thinking to optimizing workplace strategies and goes deep into fostering positive organizational culture.


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