Our Team

RJ SWARTWOOD

President

Through the years

In his first year of college, Rod knew he wanted a career in business that had real impact and influence.  Starting as an HRIS Specialist with the North County Transit District, he worked his way into all facets of Talent Management.  After running HR for UpperDeck, he realized that business acumen was very important to become an HR Leader so he went back and got his MBA.  What followed was back to back stints at a Fortune 300 Company and a top 1000 Fastest Growing company where he made incredible strides in People Productivity, Engagement and HR Metrics.

Where he got book smart

Rod completed his BA in Industrial Psychology at San Diego State University. He also completed studies in organizational psychology at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia. Rod obtained his MBA from California State University in San Marcos.

Where he got street smart

  • Profit Recovery Partners
  • First American Corp.
  • ProFlowers
  • Avexus
  • Upper Deck

MEGAN BENAK

Senior Consultant

Through the years

After completing college at the University of Iowa, Megan moved to New York City where she worked in administration and HR for 3 years at a pharmaceutical research company, ProPhase, LLC. Megan then transitioned to Motion PT Group where she worked as the Director of Human Resources across multiple East Coast states for almost 4 years.

Where she got book smart

Megan completed her BA degree in Psychology at the University of Iowa, and continues to broaden her knowledge as an HR professional by attending seminars and trainings on employment and HR law.

Where she got street smart

  • Tanager Place
  • ProPhase, LLC
  • Motion PT Group

MIRANDA SWARTWOOD

Executive Assistant

Through the years

Miranda has excelled at every job or task she’s taken on.  From Sushi restaurant to teaching to Executive support, she rocks it…oh yea rock climbing too!

Where she got book smart

Miranda has her AA in History from Palomar College and is working toward her BA at Cal State San Marcos.

Where she got street smart

  • Rock ‘n Roll Sushi
  • Cogito Debate
  • Strategic Information Group

KAYA LEILANI

Culture Dog

Through the years

When she first joined us, she obviously had great people skills.  Not so much “other dog” skills but great people skills.

Where she got book smart

Kaya never did learn to read…books that is!  She does know how to read people extremly well.  We all try to learn from her on that front.

Where she got street smart

  • The Street
  • The Dog Park

CONTACT

CONTACT

CONTACT

 Cell: 442.291.0744

  • Email: mirandas@hrprimellc.com

CONTACT