About Us

Strategic HR Solutions, LLC is a certified service disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB). We help our clients meet their human resources goals and objectives by being their strategic partner.

Strategic HR Solutions, LLC has been certified by the Department of Veteran's Affairs as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), which allows us to work closely with federal and government entities to help them meet their human resources goals and objectives.

We are also a seasoned member of the Society for Human Resources Management, which puts us in contact with over 2000 human resources professionals across the United States.

Strategic HR Solutions, LLC is a human resources consulting and training company that services both for profit and non-for-profit organizations of all sizes. We primarily focus our attention on small to medium-sized businesses who either do not have a human resources department or who have an entry-level or junior-level HR professional, accounting manager, CFO, etc. who are completing the organizations HR-related tasks.

We assist these organizations with the day-to-day HR tasks from setting up an HR infrastructure within their organization through those one time projects that need to be completed.

Our services include assisting organizations with their HR-related challenges to include: employee relations, employee handbooks, HR compliance, compensation, performance management and training and development. We also assist larger organizations with their one time projects in these same areas when their current HR staff may not have the time or expertise to complete them.

Our primary focus is always on collaborating with organizations to attract, motivate, retrain and retain their biggest asset, employees. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you to see how we may be able to assist with your HR-related needs.

Our goal with all clients is to build a long-term trusting relationship. With this in mind, our services are priced according to the needs of the organization and the time commitment on behalf of Strategic HR Solutions.

We will accommodate clients with hourly rates, monthly retainer fees and/or project rates. As mentioned in our company’s mission statement, while engaged with an organization, our focus is to find solutions that improve the businesses internal HR-related practices while increasing results at the same time!

Joseph E. Boone, Jr., MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPC - Human Resources Business Partner

Joe Boone

Joe has over 40 years of leadership, business management and human resources experience, in various industries. He received his MBA degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2017, and his Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Hawaii.

He has continued his education in human resources by attaining his Senior Professional in Human Resources Management (SPHR) and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designations from the Society for Human Resources Management.  He also received his Certified Professional Consultant (CPC) designation from the state of Indiana in 1997.

He also had a distinguished career in the Marine Corps, retiring in 1995. He received numerous decorations and awards during his military career.  Joe can be reached anytime at:  joseph.boone@strategic-hrsolutions.com

Crystal Graham, BBM - Business Development Specialist


Crystal Graham is a graduate from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Marketing. She brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm into her new role as our Business Development Specialist. She will be responsible for fostering beneficial relationships with business partners, potential clients, and business contacts in order to attract new business and enhancing organization reputation. We are excited to have her as a member of our team.  Crystal can be reached anytime at:  info@strategic-hrsolutions.com

Melanie Francis, PHR, SHRM-CP - Human Resources Consultant

Melanie Francis has over seven years of human resources management experience, and is a graduate of Indiana State University with a degree in Human Resources Management. She is passionate about employee relations, team building, benefits and compensation and training. We are excited to have her as a member of our team.  Melanie can be reached anytime at: melanie.francis@strategic-hrsolutions.com

Areas of Expertise

◾Employee Relations 

◾Employee Handbooks 

◾HR Compliance 


◾Performance Management 

◾Recruiting and Staffing

◾OFCCP Compliance

◾Compensation and Benefits



◾Compliance and Employment Law

◾Employee Relations

◾HR Audits

◾Training and Development

◾HR Strategy and Planning

◾HR Policies and Procedures

◾Organizational Development

◾Performance Management

Industries Served


◾Customer Service 

◾Financial Services 

◾Health Care 

◾Hospitality and Entertainment 

◾Information Technology (IT) 


◾Municipalities and Utilities


◾Bloomington Chamber of Commerce

◾Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

◾Wabash Valley Human Resources Association

◾National Marine Corps Business Network

◾National Small Business Association

◾Knox County Chamber of Commerce

Company Data

• Company founded in 2011

• Corporate HQ in Sandborn, IN

• SBA-certified:  SDVOSB

• DUNS Number:  079158345

• CAGE Number:  75AA0

• NAICS Codes:   541611, 541612, 541618, 561110, 561311, 561312, 561320

• SAM Registered