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About Us

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.

Team

Matt Tipton

Matt Tipton

Owner

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

Ashley Siegman, PHR, SHRM-CP

HR Consultant

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.

Crystal Schultz

Crystal Schultz

HR Generalist

Crystal supports clients with a variety of HR needs, from policy writing and compliance issues to formulating company handbooks and answering questions about employee relations. She has more than 15 years of experience in executive assistant and HR roles at a telecommunications company and social services nonprofit. She is currently finishing an organization leadership degree at the University of Oklahoma and is a member of the Oklahoma City Human Resources Society. Her favorite part of working in HR is the opportunity to build relationships with employees.

Nina Utsey, PHR, SHRM-CP

Nina Utsey, PHR, SHRM-CP

HR Consultant

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 Roberts

Linda Roberts

Bilingual Assistant

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.

Aj McGee

Aj McGee

HR Assistant

As an HR assistant, Aj works with clients on a wide range of HR tasks, including answering questions about policies, creating offer letters, updating paperwork, and processing change of status forms. His diverse professional experience and extensive volunteer work gives him insights into how people think and respond to each other in professional situations. Aj holds associate degrees in both Spanish language and public service, a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and a master’s degree in human relations.

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