Suzi Alligood, SPHR

Title: Director, Training & Development

Years of Experience: 18

Education: B.A. in Psychology from the University of Oregon, Senior Professional Human Resource (SPHR) certification



Suzi's background consists of 18 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.  Prior to this, Suzi worked in the social services field, supporting children and parents.

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's employee development programs focused around employer compliance, employee performance, organizational and leadership best practices.   She regularly conducts workshops for clients, and she partners with local firms to produce seminars attracting Northwest business owners, managers and human resource professionals. 

Suzi is an active member of the Xenium’s Senior Leadership team and the XCITE culture team, serving as a technical resource for strategy development, planning, and implementation of HR and workplace culture initiatives. 

Education, Certifications and Associations:

  • B.A. Applied 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


Podcasts with Suzi:

Managing Employee Performance & Conducting Reviews

Articles by Suzi:

The Formula for Happiness in the Workplace

The Talent Challenge

Trends in HR Services

Work-Life Balance – An Employer Obligation?


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