Consulting Team

 

Hayes Stevens
Senior HR Technology Consultant, Team Lead

Hayes supports BTR brokers and their clients with their HR technology initiatives and serves as the team lead for BTR’s consulting division. With over 10 years in the HR Technology industry, he provides unparalleled expertise to clients through a strategic, long-term success framework and approach. His background includes project management, data management, system configuration, and utilizing cross-functional teams to support technology transitions.  Hayes’ ability to effectively align client needs with technology solutions comes from his thorough understanding of the HR ecosystem.  He is highly motivated and committing to BTR’s mission of bringing excellence in HR technology to our trusted partners and delivering a superior experience.

 

Amy Wilson
HR Technology Consultant

Amy works with BTR brokers to assist clients in creating more efficient HR department strategies. She is committed to strong partnerships, communication and is passionate about helping clients streamline processes and gain efficiencies with their current vendors and helping them find new HR technology solutions to meet their needs. Amy has spent over 20 years leading implementations and providing ongoing support for several major technology platforms.  Amy earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Drake University.

 

Hana El-Amin
HR Technology Project Manager

Hana supports and facilitates broker and vendor relations.  She is passionate about relieving the daily hardships of HR and payroll professionals through automation and optimized efficiencies, with an emphasis on client satisfaction.  Hana has spent ten years in the payroll industry where she managed and maintained full-cycle payroll processes and time management, specializing in analytics.  She has her bachelor’s in Business Administration from SUNY College at Buffalo State.  Hana holds her Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) and Fundamentals of Payroll Certification (FPC) designations.

 

Holly Larson
Senior HR Technology Consultant

Holly manages one of BTR’s prominent national advisor relationships.  She is responsible for driving the overall strategy and delivering successful outcomes for her partners and clients through creative solutions and in-depth market analysis. Her multi-faceted, 20+ year background includes sales, sales training, leadership, technology implementations, and team development. Holly is a key contributor to BTR’s Consulting team because of her unique market perspective. She is also a long-standing member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and received her bachelor’s from Clemson University.

 

Jannette Kresser
Strategic Initiatives Project Manager, Vendor Relations

Jannette coordinates BTR’s vendor relationships and supports operational efficiencies for the Consulting Division. She has over 20 years of experience in project management, contract administration, process improvements, and new technology implementations. Because of her background and growth mindset, she easily adapts to the ever-changing HR technology vendor landscape. Her support in vetting new technologies and managing critical intel directly translates to client success. Jannette holds her B.A. in Sociology from New Mexico State University and has certificates in Continuous Quality Improvements from SUNY-Buffalo.

 

Jessica Daily
HR Technology Consultant

Jessica supports clients’ HR technology projects for BTR’s key advisor relationships. She leverages over six years of experience in technology project management, benefits consulting, and data analytics to successfully “meet clients where they are” during their technology transformation journeys. Her vast knowledge of the industry, both domestic and globally, allows her to successfully guide organizations of all sizes and industries to a more strategic technology state. Jessica is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Middle Tennessee State University. She earned her Project Management Professional certification through the Project Management Institute in 2020 and is an active member of the Chattanooga PMI Chapter.

 

Samantha Bates
HR Technology Project Manager

Samantha supports one of BTR’s prominent national advisor relationships.  She is a tenured HR professional with over 10 years of experience in managing payroll, customer service, leadership, and financial accounting. Her wealth of knowledge across the industry allows her to bring a true consultative approach to any engagement to maximize technology’s return on investment for her clients.  Samantha earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Management, from Strayer University.

 

Stephanie Berzai
HR Technology Project Manager

Stephanie supports key BTR advisor partnerships and their clients on a wide array of HR technology consulting engagements.  She has over 14 years of employee benefits experience, including risk management, project management, and business operations.  Her strong, strategic background, couple with her detailed approach, provides a best-of-both-worlds consultancy approach.  Stephanie obtained her bachelor’s from Indiana university and her Master’s in strategic management from Indiana Wesleyan.  She holds her Michigan agent’s license in Life, Accident, and Health.

 

Theresa Kuta
HR Technology Project Manager

Theresa is responsible for carrying out all aspects of HR Technology projects from conception to execution and feedback.  She joined BTR two years ago, after having served in account management and employee benefit administration at a national broker.  Theresa has a B.S. in Business Management and an MBA in HR Management and is dedicated to working alongside her team to ensure all project milestones are met.