Suzi Wear,


VP of People Development & Culture

Education, Certifications, and Associations

  • B.A. Psychology, University of Oregon
  • Senior Professional Human Resource (SPHR) certification since 2004
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and American Society for Training and Development
  • Certified administrator and trainer of the DISC
  • Coursework in Positive Psychology

Suzi’s background consists of 20 years of experience with expertise in: management of human resource departments, compliance with multiple state employment requirements, coordination of mergers & acquisitions, resolution of complex employee relations issues, third party investigation of workplace complaints, and development of employee and management training programs.

Since 2002, Suzi has provided HR consultation to a large number of Xenium clients in varying industries including manufacturing, non-profit, retail and professional services. She is recognized for her direct communication style and ability to balance the business needs of the client while providing practical guidance concerning employer obligations.

Currently, Suzi oversees the design and delivery of Xenium professional development programs focused around employer compliance, organizational performance, and leadership effectiveness.   She regularly conducts workshops for clients and partners with local organizations to produce seminars attracting Northwest business owners, managers and human resource professionals.

Suzi is an active member of Xenium’s Senior Leadership team, serving as a technical resource for strategy, planning, and implementation of new products and business services.