President & Founder
Delise West holds over 20 years of experience in the field of human resource management in a variety of industries, including biotechnology, manufacturing, staffing, and healthcare. As a Human Resource Generalist, she has experience in all areas of the HR function.
Her most recent corporate position as U.S. Human Resources Director allowed her to demonstrate her strong project management skills during mergers and acquisitions as well as her ability to deliver results on time and within budget. She has provided coaching and consultation to CEOs and corporate management teams, enabling them to make appropriate employment-related decisions that were both legally defensible and right for the organization's workforce and culture.
Delise understands that in order to meet her clients' human resource objectives, it is essential that she have an in-depth understanding of her clients' needs and company culture, then providing flexible solutions to meet those needs. Her calm, professional and knowledgeable approach in the midst of challenging and sometimes volatile employment situations fosters the trust of her clients.
Delise received her Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University and completed SDSU’s two-year Human Resources Certificate program. She is a member of several professional organizations, including The Society for Human Resource Management, National Human Resources Association, Greater Dover & Greater Concord Chambers of Commerce, New Hampshire High Technology Council and Leadership Seacoast class of 2014.
Delise’s desire to bring HR expertise to small and medium-sized businesses is what drove her to found Human Resource Partners in 2003. Her expertise at developing HR programs that support diverse industries and unique companies has made her an effective HR advisor to her clients. Her practical advice and focus on the big picture enables her clients to make informed decisions that are right for their business.
Key Skills and Services
- HR compliance
- Employee performance and retention programs
- Employee relations
- HR training
- Mergers & acquisitions/due diligence
- Workplace investigations