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Why Choose P3HR as a Business Partner?


P3HR is, first and foremost, about People and have been for most of our careers as Human Resource professionals.


We are also about Performance. Your performance, our performance and the performance necessary to be effective in today’s changing business and service environments.


At P3HR we place a high value on relationships such as those with our Partners. No individual performer can be as effective, or achieve the level of success they can with the synergism that develops within a group.

Operations Savvy

Networking is an important part of our business and it can also benefit yours. It keeps us in touch with what is going on and allows us to anticipate future needs and change


Communications is not just a casual part of our projects. We always consider how the message and the content will be presented.


P3HR consultants collaborate on projects; you know your business, we know ours. Working together brings the best results.

Our Team 

We are a company of seasoned professionals with a broad range of experience in business.  Consulting careers were chosen because we want to work with a variety of clients and the mixture of interesting environments they bring.  Also, we enjoy the challenge of fixing and creating, not just maintaining.

Ardon Schambers

Ardon has over 40 years of professional HR experience, including 7 years establishing and operating HumancO Resources, before the company was acquired by Varnum Law to establish Varnum Consulting. At Varnum Consulting, he served as the Executive Director of the HR practice group until 2007. Prior to forming HumancO, he worked for world class companies including General Telephone, Bell & Howell and Steelcase, where he was the Director of Compensation, Benefits and International Human Resources.

Ardon has served on a variety of local and state level committees and boards associated with Human Resources issues. He has also held director and officer positions for a number of profits and not for profit organizations.


Compensation Expertise (incentive & executive)


Strategic Process and Tools


International Employee Management

Jane McGrath

Jane has over 30 years of professional human resources experience, 25 of which was acquired at Spartan Stores, Inc., in various roles within HR, including employment, labor relations, compensation, benefits, HRIS, policy/administration and also serving on corporate reengineering and acquisition teams. Her final responsibility at Spartan Stores was Director of Compensation, Benefits and HRIS.

As a senior consultant with Varnum Consulting, Jane worked with non-profit, distribution, government, utility, and management clients. Jane is also a Certified Compensation Professional and has earned a SPHR from the Society of Human Resources Management.


Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)


DB and DC Benefit Plans


Workflow, Process & Systems Development

Mary Ann Sparks

MaryAnn has over 25 years of Human Resource administration and technical experience with a major Grand Rapids employer.  During her tenure she managed employee records for both union and non-union personnel which included the development of HRIS skills utilizing the PeopleSoft system while playing a key role in a multi-year, corporate conversion project.  Change management, workflow processes and user training accompanied her expanded responsibilities.

In addition, MaryAnn has been involved with manufacturing, real estate and mechanical service organizations which have broadened her scope of business software utilization including accounting applications, internet/web development, MS Publisher and Constant Contact.  Troubleshooter, problem solver and ‘go-to’ person aptly describe MaryAnn.


Senior Level HR Administrator


Experienced in payroll and general accounting practices


Business software expertise