Don Helt, Principal


Don’s professional background includes industry experience as Director and VP of Human Resources for both public and private corporations, in a variety of industries, and as the principal in a Human Resource consulting practice serving mid-market and large-market clients. Client projects have included workforce, executive and sales compensation; technology solutions for human resources departments; and organizational planning, development and training.

Don is also the founder and President of Human Resource MicroSystems, Inc., a software development firm that provided human resources solutions to mid-sized organizations on a worldwide basis. Utilizing his broad background in human resources, Don managed the development, marketing and sales as well as the implementation and support services of comprehensive, customer driven solutions in a highly competitive market environment. Human Resource MicroSystems, Inc. was subsequently acquired as the software foundation for a growing human resource business process outsourcing firm.

Don has served as founder and chairperson for the Bay Area Compensation Association and as Board Member for the Northern California Human Resources Association, as well as having long standing professional memberships in both the International Association for Human Resource Information Management and the Society for Human Resource Management. He holds a BS degree in Industrial Relations from Rider University and an MBA from the University of Southern California.