Sam Bolen

SHRM-SCP, THRP | Director of Human Resources Consulting



Total Experience




Specializing In:

  • Human Resources Consulting
  • HR Compliance
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Relations


Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Florida

Meet Sam

Sam Bolen joined REDW in 2022 to lead the firm’s thriving Human Resources Consulting practice. She is an accomplished and versatile professional who guides clients in all functional areas of HR, including talent acquisition, compliance, policy administration, employee relations, investigations, performance management, training, and ongoing HR support. Her deep experience spans industries, employee cultures, and organizational complexity, from start-up/high growth businesses to large, well-established companies.

An expert in analyzing current client needs and developing and implementing programs to support organizational objectives, Sam provides excellent project management and resource planning that help her team deliver exceptional services, including:

  • Developing policies for recruiting, hiring, onboarding and off-boarding
  • Change management, including acquisitions, mergers and reduction-in-force to ensure successful integration and transitions
  • Drafting and implementing employee handbooks in compliance with state and federal legislation
  • Creating job descriptions for compensation surveys to drive effective talent acquisition processes
  • Assisting clients in nurturing employee relations, engagement, and retention
  • Creating and delivering HR training to client teams on many different topics
  • Conducting complex and confidential HR investigations.


An outstanding communicator, Sam is able to tailor messaging for audiences ranging from C-suite executives to hourly team members. In previous positions, she has also implemented and maintained popular client HRIS and payroll systems, including Netchex, Paycor, Ultipro, and ADP.

Professional Qualifications

Sam has earned the Senior Certified Professional credential from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP), as well as the Tribal Human Resources Professional (THRP) credential from the National Native American Human Resources Association (NNAHRA).

Community Involvement

Sam supports a variety of sports events as a volunteer and is a passionate advocate for women in cycling.

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