Team

HR Partners, a woman-owned regional human resources consulting firm located in Topeka, Kansas, specializes in human resources outsourcing and consulting services, audits, compliance, training and organizational development, as well as executive recruitment.

Our professional team has extensive knowledge and experience to develop customized solutions to fit your organization's needs and culture.

Our customization will allow your organization or business to implement Human Resources outsourcing strategically, cut costs, boost efficiencies, and leverage in-house core competencies.


Kristina Dietrick smallKristina Dietrick, PHR, SHRM-CP

President and Owner, HR Partners

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Kristina has over 30 years of experience in Human Resources, and prior to acquiring HR Partners, she held several executive-level Human Resources positions in the agricultural, behavioral health and health care industries.  At HR Partners, Kristina provides Human Resources support and solutions to a variety of businesses, professions, organizations and municipalities throughout the Midwest and is often invited to address large corporate conventions on Human Resources issues throughout the United States. 

Kristina received her Bachelor of Arts from Washburn University and holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation. Kristina also holds the Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation.


John R. Dietrick

CEO and General Counsel, HR Partners

Managing Partner, Dietrick Law

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John received his Bachelor of Arts from Washburn University and Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law.  He also received his Master of Public Administration from the University of Kansas.  John has extensive corporate, insurance, employment and labor law experience spanning more than 40 years, and offers legal services through The Law Offices of John R. Dietrick, P.A. John is admitted to practice law in Kansas and Louisiana and is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, American Bar, Kansas Bar, Topeka Bar, and the Louisiana State Bar Associations. John is also a veteran who served two tours in Viet Nam as a helicopter pilot.


Allison Zerbe

HR Advisor, HR Partners

Partner, Dietrick Law

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Allison received her Bachelor of Science degree from Washburn University, summa cum laude, and subsequently graduated from Washburn’s School of Law in December 2018, where she was initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Allison clerked for the Law Offices of John R. Dietrick, P.A. during her final year of law school and served as an HR Advisor for HR Partners.  Allison passed the February 2019 Missouri Bar Examination and is now a Partner with the Law Offices of John R. Dietrick, P.A. where she focuses on labor, employment and corporate law. Allison is admitted to practice law in Kansas and Missouri, and her application for admission is pending in Iowa. Allison continues to serve as an HR Advisor with HR Partners.


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Lisa Zerbe, SHRM-CP

HR Advisor, HR Partners

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Lisa received her Bachelor of Arts and her Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees from Kansas State University and her Master of Business Administration degree from Baker University.  Lisa also earned her Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation.  Lisa joined HR Partners in January 2020 from Go Modern, LLC, where she served in various capacities including brand awareness and integration, product structure and offerings, management and graphic design and digital program skills.  As a Human Resources Advisor, Lisa plans, directs and coordinates human resources management activities for various clients.


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Marcia Blair

Office Manager, HR Partners and Dietrick Law

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Marcia joined HR Partners in December of 2008.  She has over 30 years of office management and administration within a variety of industries including mental health and health care. Marcia is responsible for the day-to-day operations of HR Partners, including accounts payable and receivable, income and expense reports, payroll, office supplies, client services (including background checks), and federal and state tax reporting.  Additionally, Marcia prepares legal documents, PowerPoint presentations, investigative reports and other word processing duties. She received her Computer Office Technology (COT) certification from Topeka Technical College and is also a licensed Notary Public. 


 

The HR Partners Holiday Video - 2023

We appreciate your business, and we wish you nothing but the best for Christmas and the New Year holidays.

2024 will be an epic year and we can’t wait to work with you to continue the magic.

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 Christmas Video 2023

 

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What our clients say...

Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (“WCEC”)

Debbie Robinson
CEO and General Manager 
Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (“WCEC”)

"We have recently used the services of HR Partners to coordinate the evaluation of our CEO. I found their services made the process convenient and easy to administer.

HR Partners also helped us to analyze the results of our CEO evaluation survey offering unique perspectives we may not have otherwise picked up on. I’m very happy with the services I received."