Our Staff

Diane Biersteker

Diane Biersteker serves as Owner/President of Human Resources Consulting. Over 30 years of experience as a Chief Officer in a growing company along with her experience starting two Human Resource departments provides HR Consulting clients with a strong business mind first. Diane’s expertise in Strategic and Tactical support provides “turn-key” service in all aspects of Human Resource Audits, Policy and Procedure, Recruiting and Hiring Practices, Personnel Development, Retention Approaches, Legal Compliance Issues, Managerial Support, Labor Relations, Executive Coaching & Guidance, as well as significant experience with Mergers & Acquisitions.

Diane previously served as Chief Administrative Officer for a top printing, packaging and promotional manufacturer, originally joining the company as a consultant, and creating its first Human Resources Department. She grew Human Resources to a team of 15+ HR professionals across the United States and Mexico to include 18 plants and 1900 employees. Working with the Executive team, a contemporary Human Resource organization was formed, serving as a true “strategic partner” with the Operations team of the corporation. She also held acquisition responsibility for due diligence through transition to full integration into the corporation for over 15 successful acquisitions.

In prior roles, Diane held the position of Vice President of Human Resources for a recreational boat manufacturer, initially hired as the first Human Resource professional to build an HR team servicing the corporate office, and three manufacturing plants.

Diane also served as Personnel Manager for a heavy construction equipment company with responsibilities to include all Human Resource functions and labor relations.

Diane graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Work. She has attended post-graduate classes, and Executive Training programs relating to Employment Law, Compliance, Strategic Planning, and Mergers & Acquisitions. Diane is a National member of SHRM, serves on the Board of Harbor Credit Union, and actively supports several local charities.

Anne Wettstein

Anne Wettstein joined Human Resources Consulting in 2012 as a Human Resources Consultant. Anne’s broad-based HR support includes expertise in hourly and technical Recruitment for our clients, Job Descriptions, Employee Manuals, Pre-Screening, Offer Letter , Background/Reference Checks, On-Boarding, Implementation of HR Processes & Procedures and Ad Hoc HR management, both on-site and remotely. She also coordinates, organizes, and manages Job Fairs for clients.

Anne graduated from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul MN with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management, and a minor in Business.

In her prior full-time positions, Anne focused on recruitment for a technical service company, planned Job Fairs, utilized HRIS system, and Payroll/Benefits Administration. She also worked for a commercial contracting company in payroll and as project expediter and project support.

Nick Erler

Nick Erler joined Human Resources Consulting in 2013 as Human Resources Consultant. Nick is responsible for a variety of business support functions to include hourly and technical Recruitment, Job Descriptions, Employee Manuals, Pre-Screening, Offer Letters, Background/Reference Checks, On-Boarding, and Implementation of HR Processes & Procedures. Nick’s work flexibility allows him to assist clients, both on-site and remotely, in the area of Ad Hoc HR management and Employee Relations.

Nick graduated from UW-Oshkosh with high honors with a Bachelor Business Administration – Human Resource Management.

In his prior full-time position, Nick served as senior recruiter for a company specializing in long-term recruitment for the industrial sector. His focus was sales and account management, full service HR support to the staff and clients, use of HRIS systems to document and track new and existing applicants, and career counseling. He also worked part-time as an HR intern while attending college.

Penny Aubut

Penny Aubut joined Human Resources Consulting as Administrative Assistant. She offers over 35 years of executive administrative experience reporting to CEO’s and other top management in environments ranging from human resources and marketing/sales for a recreational boat manufacturer, records retention specialist for a gas/electric utility, to the legal department of a top printing/packaging manufacturer. She uses varied skill sets acquired from her previous unique type of support positions to make the lives of the HR Consulting team easier. She has the opportunity to exercise her versatility to provide support with a wide range of projects such as Employee Manual edits, creation of applications and forms, Marketing and Promotional Material, and Power Point Presentations.