Fully Integrated Team



Amanda Mayo

Founder / CEO, Sr. Consultant

Amanda has earned a place among the most recognized and respected HR experts in the Pacific Northwest.

For 20 years, she has dedicated herself to helping business owners, managers and employees achieve job satisfaction and productivity. Her efforts have paid off in fulfilling her own ambitions and, more important, in the consistent satisfaction of her clients.

A trusted resource for nearly all sizes and ranges of business, companies seek Amanda out for her extraordinary level of knowledge, integrity and ability to identify and address even the most complex HR challenges. Clients rave about her approachability, confident communication style and ability to resolve conflicts. Using a pragmatic approach, Amanda comprehends fully the priorities required for business success, including the empathy and compassion necessary for people to achieve their best.

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Matt Brantley

HR Consultant

Matthew’s 14+ years in HR includes building a professional HR organization from the ground up while growing a start-up software company from 15 to 125 employees. He is skilled in the full gamut of HR activities, with particular strength in benefits management and 401k design/administration. Matthew is adept at coaching, counseling and mediation, bringing excellent listening skills and great empathy to all professional relationships. He has a strong background in operational management of mergers and acquisitions — domestic and international — from both sides of the fence. Additionally, he is skilled at integrating process, policy and benefit packages and has a keen eye for detail, with excellent organizational and time management skills.

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Raj Vhan

HR Consultant

Raj’s areas of expertise include employee relations, performance and leave management, coaching and mentoring, and training and development. This diverse and dynamic skill set has been refined over the 20+ years Raj has spent in executive and management roles in industries

ranging from transportation to aerospace. He earned the trust of C-level executives, middle managers and non-managers alike because of his approachability, and ability to see operations holistically, filtered through an HR lens.

Raj likens successful businesses with winning sports teams, both of which assemble talented, collaborative individuals, incentivize them and lead them with sound training and strategies.

When he is not helping companies, Raj enjoys spending time with his family. He enjoys coaching his children’s sports teams, cycling, and watching the latest detective show with his wife.


Doug Schlicter

Vice President - Operations

Doug is a specialist at increasing business efficiency while reducing expenses. He earned his expertise over 20+ years occupying director and management roles in a number of businesses, including four start-ups. Doug’s had a leading hand in virtually all aspects of modern business, including operations, cost control and senior management.

Doug understands the big picture, and the importance of balancing employee needs with business requirements to achieve long-term goals. The result is a record of success assessing and remedying inefficiencies and designing streamlined management processes.

In addition, Doug has several Microsoft and CompTIA certifications and experience in non-profit and public-sector business environments.


Lolly Welch

Vice President - Administration


Lolly brings to FITHR clients the benefits of over 15 years of experience in business and executive administration. She has excelled in such roles as executive assistant, office manager, operations manager and as the owner/operator of her own professional organization business.

Lolly dedicates herself to providing clients with a patient, individualized touch, helping them organize their lives in a way that gives them more time for personal enrichment and enjoyment.

When not occupied helping clients and keeping FITHR organized, Lolly enjoys time and travel with her husband, exploring culture, music and the arts.


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