MEET THE TEAM
Glen Drouin - PHRca
President
Glen Drouin had a 13-year career with his family owned business and followed that up with a 20-year career in Human Resources with a national company before starting his own HR consulting firm Harbor HR. Glen’s extensive knowledge and skillset has assisted numerous businesses throughout his 20-year career in Human Resources, employee and management development, and company culture shaping.

Glen enjoys playing ice hockey (go Sharks!), exercising and playing just about any sport. Glen has run the New York City Marathon, twice run the California International Marathon, and countless half marathons (he especially loves and highly recommends the Disneyland half marathon). He loves to laugh, quote movies and always be learning. Glen prides himself on his integrity, loyalty and work ethic and has earned a strong reputation as someone you can trust and rely on. One of Glen’s favorite quotes…“Life’s like a movie, write your own ending.” – Kermit the Frog, The Muppet Movie
Jill Cody - PHRca, SHRM-CP
Senior HR Consultant
Jill joined the Harbor HR team in early 2020. She holds two industry certifications: Professional in Human Resources – California (PHRca) from the Human Resources Certification Institute and Certified Professional from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-CP). Jill also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, with a specialty in Human Resources Management, from California State University, Chico. She brings over 15 years of HR experience working in a variety of business settings from a giant corporation to a small nonprofit agency. As a Senior HR Consultant with Harbor HR, Jill’s skills in California labor law, policy and procedure development, handbook creation, job analysis, employee relations, recruiting, interviewing and hiring are all well utilized. While raising her children, Jill took her career into education and earned two teaching credentials with the state of California. Her teaching background gives Jill a unique perspective on how individuals learn, train and grow in the workplace.

Doing business in California is definitely tricky with regulations changing frequently. Jill enjoys helping her clients take care of those fine HR details that nobody has time for, and excels in bringing calming structure to overwhelming chaos.

Jill is a bookworm, enjoys yoga, loves visiting local breweries, and cycling with her husband. She is a dog lover and volunteers her time at her local church. Jill is a big baseball fan (Go Giants!) and seeing every MLB ballpark in the nation is on her bucket list.
Amanda Jones – PHRca
Senior HR Consultant
Amanda is a true lover of animals and originally dreamed of a career in animal rehabilitation, which lead her to graduate from CSU Long Beach with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. It didn’t take long for Amanda to realize that her extraverted ways needed more personal interactions, so she turned her path to Recruiting and Human Resources. Amanda spent 7 years in the recruiting industry which is where she learned a lot about the tricks to recruiting, onboarding, employee retention and so many other HR related employee requirements. Her HR passion perfectly aligns with her HR Consulting role with Harbor HR because it enables her to help her clients excel each and every day.

When Amanda isn’t kicking butt in the HR realm, she is teaching Taekwondo, currently holding the rank of 5th Degree Black Belt in ITF and a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kukkiwon. Amanda also loves spending time with her family, practicing martial arts, fostering dogs and enjoying a nice glass of vino from one of many local amazing wineries.
Dana Tafoya – PHR
Senior HR Consultant
Dana has over 20 years of HR experience working with a myriad of businesses in all industries. 15 of those years were spent in an HR Consultant role supporting California based businesses. As a Senior HR Consultant with Harbor HR, Dana’s skills in navigating employee labor laws allows her to create an HR infrastructure that is second to none. Dana helps business owners, HR managers, office managers, and managers in developing policies and procedures, creating job descriptions, employee handbooks, employee benefits, compliance trainings, performance management, leave management, and all the other HR related requirements. Dana earned her B.A. Degree in Psychology, with a Minor in Human Resources Management from California State University, Sacramento.

Dana’s passion in life is her love of spirituality and practice in mindfulness, meditation and presence. She enjoys spending time with those near and dear to her. Her favorite pastime is spent in nature, connecting to all the magic and beauty the planet offers. She enjoys reading books that bring awareness to self, creating growth and expansion with life experiences. These passions also help her when working with her clients to develop the best company culture.
Courtney Castro
Recruiter/HR Consultant
Prior to docking at Harbor HR, Courtney developed her skills in recruiting working alongside recruiting experts with a local recruiting firm near Sacramento. After many years developing her own expert skills, Courtney joined the Harbor HR team and is now helping our clients navigate the challenging and tedious process of recruiting. Courtney’s skills help her connect with and recruit the best candidates so her clients can have the best company culture possible. Courtney is a firm believer that a great company culture starts with recruiting the right candidates for the right job.

Courtney grew up on a Ranch in West Bend, Wisconsin where she married her high school sweetheart. She traveled extensively nationwide during her husband’s 9-year military career. After her husband’s departure from the military, Courtney and her family settled in California where she was able to focus on her career. Courtney is a dedicated mother and enjoys spending time with her two children biking on the trails and swimming at any of the local lakes. Courtney is passionate about health and wellness and is always looking for new ways to keep her family active.
Ally Smith
Administrative Assistant
Ally is a recent graduate from Pacific University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Chemistry. She interned in the Federal Public Defenders office and was in the FBI teen academy and criminal justice club. These settings have allowed her to master an attention to detail and helped create her strong written and verbal communication skills. Her organization and focused attention to completing tasks have made her a strong addition to the Harbor HR team.

Ally has a passion for sports too. She played collegiate softball and was a varsity team captain during her high school softball career. When she is not working, she likes reading books, watching movies (especially horror films) and catching up on her favorite criminal shows like CSI or Criminal Minds.

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