Leadership and Management Team


beautyplus_20161001134448_saveNichole M. Brownlee, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is the Owner and President of Penn Talent, LLC. She is a highly accomplished Human Resources professional known for providing leadership in the recruitment and selection of top talent, development of optimal staff performance, policy development and interpretation, advising on recruitment plans, and consultation on general HR issues of varying complexities. As President, she actively oversees all aspects of the company by providing leadership and oversight.  She is the chief point of contact for employers, candidates, and strategic business partners across the U.S.

With an extensive HR background in the effective leverage of staff and corporate resources, Nichole’s consultation services have been instrumental in providing businesses with a spectrum of high caliber operations, systems, and programs. She has worked with several senior executives and managers to develop a range of policies and procedures; recruit highly effective top talent; create optimal performance management systems; and provide counsel on general HR workplace issues. In addition, through her expansive network of experts, she is able to deliver a comprehensive range of high-impact solutions for client challenges.

Nichole holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management and  served several years as a volunteer leader for the Garden State Council (GSC)– SHRM in several capacities which include: chairing various committees, being elected to serve as Secretary, Garden State Council (2014); and being selected to serve as the 2011 Chair for the GSC-SHRM annual conference and exposition attended by over 700 Human Resources professionals and vendors.  

Currently, she is an active Board Member for The Power of the Dream which is a non-profit organization with the mission to create jobs and advocate for adults with autism and/or intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD).  She also works as a volunteer career coach for Dress for Success Triangle NC.

Email Nichole at nichole@penntalent.com.

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tetzlaffJoseph A. Tetzlaff, is an advisor for Penn Talent, LLC. He is a highly accomplished Information Technology professional known for influential leadership in companies relying on technology to gain market share, improve internal efficiency and provide better overall service to customers. As Executive Advisor, Joe oversees all technology aspects of Penn Talent operations and a variety of IT engagements.

With an extensive IT background in Software Development Process (waterfall and Agile), IT Infrastructure Management delivering technology as a service (ITIL) and Change Management in small and large IT environments, Joe has the ability to help companies align on best practice and improve productivity is short time frames. With a personal passion for process improvement, Six Sigma Black Belt, combined with a love of technology, Joe relishes helping companies overcome barriers and deliver working software to customers and internal staff.

Joe holds a Master’s degree in International Business/Finance and Computer Applications/Information Systems, and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Economics. With a passion for continuous learning he stays current on the latest technology and process trends.

Email Joe at joe@penntalent.com.

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We have assembled a dynamic team of experts with extensive expertise in Human Resources, Recruitment, Business Operations, Project Management, and Technology. Our consultants have the requisite knowledge, training and certifications pertinent to their fields so our clients can be assured they are receiving quality service in support of business requirements.  In addition, we partner with a team of qualified vendors in order to provide additional services.

Our clients can be confident that we are prepared to provide consulting services that will positively impact the bottom line.  Whether it is taking ownership of a particular function or providing resources to increase capacity, Penn Talent, LLC will help to achieve the desired results.