There are many facets to human resources. At WhyHR, we focus on helping business owners grow strategically through compliance, policies, and people strategy.
We’re all about helping you create the culture you want for your company and making sure you’ve empowered employees at all levels to understand and embrace that culture.
We serve as an HR partner for businesses across many industries and in many states. If you have questions about your people strategy, we have answers.
Matt has a demonstrated history of helping owners and managers be strategic about the people management side of their business. A native Oklahoman and proud graduate of UCO, Matt started working in HR from day one of his career. With more than 15 years in the profession, he worked in large corporations and small businesses before starting WhyHR in 2014. He’s passionate about seeing businesses succeed and is always happy to help educate fellow business owners on key aspects of HR, whether that means answering one quick question or creating a full-on people strategy.
Ashley Siegman, PHR, SHRM-CP
With a degree in organizational communication from UCO and more than 10 years of experience in HR, Ashley is the go-to person for all HR questions. She can help with questions about compliance, employee relations, performance evaluations, documenting policy violations, and much more as she advises companies on how to move forward strategically. Prior to joining the WhyHR team, she worked at multiple companies in the energy sector and spent five years working in HR at a nonprofit.
Nina Utsey, PHR, SHRM-CP
With an MBA in human resources and more than 10 years of experience in HR, Nina is equipped to handle any HR question or concern. In her role as an HR consultant at WhyHR, Nina serves as a first line of support for our clients and can help them strategically navigate decisions about benefits, employee relations, workplace conflicts, strategic people growth, and much more. Her experience includes working as a consultant, leading an HR department, and serving in various HR roles in the restaurant and food and beverage industries.
Linda is passionate about helping others, which is what first drew her to the field of HR. She assists with employee orientations, helps new hires complete their paperwork, and answers client questions. She’s great at putting people at ease and helping them understand the forms they’re completing, and she can serve as a confidential resource for any employee conversations that need a Spanish translator. A Texas native, she studied psychology at Southwestern Christian University and previously worked as a case manager for a behavioral health company.
In her role as an HR assistant, Jordan helps answer client questions and assist with onboarding for new employees and answering any questions employees might have about their new hire paperwork. She also assists with background checks, training, and other client needs. A native Oklahoman, Jordan attended the University of Oklahoma and earned a degree in Human Relations. She previously worked in a recruiting role.