Ronda Wakefield


Ronda Wakefield, SHRM-SCP, SPHR has over 15 years of diverse human resources and management experience that spans a variety of industries including human services, retail, manufacturing, staffing, restaurant, and restoration services. She has extensive hands-on experience leading HR initiatives including policy design, handbook development, recruiting and onboarding, talent management, training and development, employee engagement, performance management, complex employee relations, and safety.

Ronda partners with employers to provide flexible and customized human resources solutions and services that work for both the employee and the employer. She works with small organizations in a variety of industries that don’t have a dedicated HR department, as well as larger organizations that are seeking a collaborative HR business partner for retained services or project based work.

In addition to being a business owner herself, Ms. Wakefield’s employment history includes human resource management roles for a large Montana based manufacturing company specializing in emergency communication platforms, a restaurant franchise, and a service based fire and water damage restoration company.  Serving as a Staffing Consultant for a global staffing service, Ronda became an expert at the nuances of recruiting in the Flathead Valley.  

Outside of the office Ronda is very active in the Flathead Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), serving on the local Board of Directors for the past 12 years, including a term as President. She currently serves as the Montana SHRM State Council Workforce Development Director and in 2016 and 2017 was selected by SHRM National to participate in special expertise panels for HR Disciplines and Talent Acquisition. Ronda is an adjunct instructor at FVCC, teaching various HR courses, she serves as an ESGR Volunteer, and serves on several non-profit boards.  

Graduating Cum Laude from Montana State University Billings, Ronda has a Bachelor’s degree in LS/Human Resources and Organizational Communication and she is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, holding both SHRM-SCP and SPHR certifications.    

What our customers are saying

If I were to sum up my experience with Ronda in three ways I would say she has unmatched passion for the welfare of the employees with a company; guides though inventive, inspirational, and effective leadership methods; and has the relentless (yet gregarious) tenacity to ensure the goals get accomplished.  It was a joy to watch Ronda transform the culture of my team. 

Chris Oertle,  Production Manager, Tungsten Parts