Started in 2016, Denise Combs has brought to the world a HR Management company that supports leaders in building successful businesses, which creates thriving communities, strong economies, people that are fulfilled in their careers, and abundance beyond our wildest dreams.
We have rock-star level expertise in human resources management. With that, we partner with employers, business owners and leaders to provide human resources management, business education, and leadership coaching services to attract and retain an engaged and skilled workforce.
At Combs Consulting Group, we use these guiding principles and fundamental beliefs to help us make decisions to best serve our clients, our team, and our community.
We Provide Excellence in Service
We Act with Integrity
We Believe that Kindness is Key
We Have the Mindset of Abundance
We Work Hard to Earn Trust and Work Harder to Keep It
We Collaborate with our Partners and Work as a Team
About our Organization
HR Management services are provided through annual subscription-based service options, a retainer, or project-based work. Our HR consulting services are designed to provide support in compliance with employment laws and regulations, identify areas that may be at risk in areas of compliance or employee relations issues. We recommend best practices opportunities for employers to design and implement to create a work environment where employees are engaged in their work and embrace the company’s mission, vision, and values.
Business Education services are tailored for both client and local community needs. We offer training that meets compliance requirements and supervisory training. We are here for businesses interested in offering training and growth opportunities for employees as well as individuals seeking opportunities for career advancement. Training topics range from creating orientation and training programs specific to client needs, online training options, and public seminars and workshops.
Leadership Coaching is provided to leaders of our clients, small business owners, and entrepreneurs. We will also provide coaching via development of our On Track! program and to HR Professionals needing support, guidance, and collaboration.
Denise Combs, BS, SPHR, CTA
CEO and Executive Consultant
Denise provides the overall direction to the firm and client services. She has been in the human resource profession for over 25 years and has experience working in the wine industry, healthcare and non-profit agencies. Denise is active in the local business community working in a volunteer leadership position for city government and local business associations.
Paula Chenoweth, MA-HR/IOP, MA-MFC, C-HRM
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Consultant
Paula Chenoweth is a human resource professional with over 15 years of successful experience in all aspects of the employee lifecycle. Paula has experience in private and public sector HR departments. She specializes in human resource processes, policies, and training using her educational foundation from a BA in Management, an MA in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, an MA in Counseling, and a Certificate in Human Resource Management. Paula has successfully assisted companies in establishing the HR infrastructure and business administration operations including payroll, accounting, and operational procedures. As an HR consultant, Paula has helped companies avoid employment lawsuits based on investigatory recommendations.
Paula’s pastimes include swimming and watercolor painting.
Rebekah Dolby, BA
Business Operations Manager, Consultant
Rebekah is the Business Operations Manager for Combs Consulting Group. She is our central resource for all aspects of daily business operations. This includes project management, client services, and administrative support. Rebekah has a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts. She graduated from Mendocino Junior College in 2007 and from Sonoma State University in 2009.
Rebekah lives in Lakeport with her husband, Jeff, and their two cats, Lily and Domino. Rebekah enjoys show tunes, horror movies, Thai Food and is quite skilled at Tetris and Dr. Mario.
Erica Ramirez, BSBM and MSPA
Erica is a seasoned professional with over 13 years of experience in human resources management. As an HR Consultant, she provides technical guidance and support for Combs Consulting Group’s clients. She also serves as our payroll and HR software applications expert providing direction and project management support to implement new computer-based programs and technologies. Erica has her Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resources and a Master’s degree in Public Administration. Her human resource management experience includes working in leadership roles in for-profit and non-profit companies, as well as the public sector. She has also worked as owner/operator for her own company.
In her free time, Erica likes to be with her family and friends. She is also a painter and loves crafting.