HR Annie Consulting


HR Annie provides customized human resources solutions, training, and recruitment support. We are committed to understanding our client’s unique needs; achieving relevant, practical, and cost-effective solutions; working hard for the success of our clients.



HR Annie is a local, woman-owned business that provides customized human resource consulting, recruitment, training, and background checks. We understand that a one-size-fits-all approach does not allow a business to reach their fullest potential. Our experienced and passionate team has allowed us to provide smart, sensible, affordable HR solutions to our clients. We believe in continuous learning and improvement and are at the forefront of ever-changing HR regulations and needs; HR Annie is fully committed to applying practical updates to your business whenever needed. We provide quick, effective results and the highest quality of customer care to you and your employees. Our team is always committed to providing clients with top-notch HR support that consistently exceeds expectations.


““Our company has always prided itself on developing a strong culture, but it wasn’t until we worked with HR Annie that our culture was clearly defined and put into action. HR Annie was able to guide us through a process that enabled each of our team members to be a stakeholder in our culture and ultimately resulted in an Employee Led Code of Conduct. This Code of Conduct has become our commitment to how we serve our residents, our families and each other.”
— Anthem Memory Care
““Providore Fine Foods has been working with HR Annie for over 4 years. In that time, we have worked together on a comprehensive handbook, job descriptions, electronic record keeping, training procedures, insurance programs, and day-to-day HR presence. The work we’ve accomplished has been strategic to Providore’s needs and tactical in helping us maintain our HR programs. I’ve also found our consulting team to be trusted and practical advisors on delicate HR matters that need trained professional guidance. All in all, HR Annie has provided the support that I’ve been accustomed to while working in larger organizations, for a fraction of the cost. Talk HR with Cindy for 30 minutes and you will see what I’m talking about. They are the partners you’re looking for.”
— Providore Fine Foods
““HR Annie has been an outstanding resource for talent recruitment for my company. When I first approached them I was skeptical because I find our recruiting needs incredibly specific and technical. Then I began conducting interviews with candidates brought to us and it was one amazing candidate after another. I was floored. The candidates brought to us are strong and amazing members of our team. HR Annie has our gratitude for our partnership, and I look forward to partnering with them as we grow.”
— DaVinci Digital


We’re happy to offer our Tier 1 – HR On-Demand Consulting Services to EO Members at a discounted rate of $199 per month!


Invite us to speak at your Forum (contact info below)! Here are some potential topics:

  • HR Infrastructure and Strategic Planning

  • Recruitment, Hiring, and Onboarding

  • Wage and Compensation

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB)

  • Safety Programs, Emergency Response Plans, Worker’s Compensation, and Accident Response

  • Employee Handbook Policies and Compliance

  • Employee, Manager, and C-Suite Training

  • Team Building, Team Dynamics, and Effective Communication

  • Separations and Terminations

  • Performance Evaluation Methods, Feedback, Coaching, and Conflict Resolution

  • Mental Health and Accommodations

  • Pre-Employment Screening Best Practices and Compliance


The HR Annie Consulting team is privileged to work from a fantastic coworking space, Urban Office, located in Southwest Portland. We can help reserve conference room space as needed depending on the size of your group.

  • Forum Meeting: Yes

  • Accelerator Meeting: Yes

  • EO member company staff/team meeting: Yes

  • Seats available: Up to 25

  • Address: 4949 S Macadam Ave, Portland, OR 97239

  • Contact Cindy: [email protected]


Cindy Free (she/hers) has been in the HR industry for over 25 years, both as an employee, manager, and business owner. As CEO and owner of HR Annie Consulting, she gets to work alongside a team of experienced and passionate HR professionals so that together, they can provide companies the guidance and support needed to ensure they create workplaces where employees are happy; where culture is strong, and they don’t lose sleep at night wondering if they are doing things right.

Contact: [email protected]

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