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HR Experts On Demand ~ HR Consulting, Greenville, SC
Jill M. Vales
President and
Sr. Consultant

35 Years Experience
Debbie Spearman
Debbie Spearman,
Senior HR Consultant

30 Years Experience
HR Experts On Demand ~ HR Consulting, Greenville, SCBeth Love
Sr. Analyst

15 Years Experience



Ellen Clement
HR Generalist; Accountant

10 Years Experience

HR Experts On Demand ~ HR Consulting, Greenville, SC
Melissa Nipert
HR Consultant, PHR
10 Years Experience

Jill M. Vales, President and Senior Consultant, has over 35 years of senior management experience in human resources, finance, accounting, and corporate operations and administration. She has earned the national Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification and the national SHRM-SCP certification. She is also a licensed Florida CPA.

Prior to beginning HR Experts on Demand, Vales was Vice President of Human Resources with ScanSource, Inc., a leading South Carolina employer with approximately 1,000 employees.  In three years under her leadership, the HR team transformed virtually every HR-related program and process.   Vales has made many presentations and facilitated training programs on a variety of human resources topics for small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

She also has been a senior finance, human resources and operations executive with national travel distribution companies, including being Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Resources of a start-up company that completed an IPO and acquired 20 entrepreneurial companies in less than two years. Vales began her CPA career as an auditor with a “Big-Four” accounting firm, where she advanced to senior management. She served clients in services, manufacturing, hospitality, real estate, auto-rental and government industries. 

Active in the community, Vales has served the community in the following roles: 

  • Greater Greenville Chamber Commerce
    • Board of Governors
    • Small Business Advisory Council
    • Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Greenville Women@Work
    • Chair, Small Business Owners Forum,
    • Chair, Sales Roundtable Steering Committees
    • Chair, HR Leadership Forum Board
    • Small Business of the Month Awards Committee. 
  • Board Member, Treasurer and Chair, Compass of Carolina
  • Board Member, Greenville County Workforce Investment Board
  • Board Member and Treasurer,  The Greenville Rotary Club (Downtown)
  • Board Member and Treasurer, Centre Stage Theatre-SC
  • Board Member and Treasurer, Dining for Women
  • Board Member and Treasurer, Greenville Professional Women’s Forum Board
  • Chairperson, New Beginnings Job Transition Support Ministry
  • Greenville American Red Cross Finance Committee
  • Upstate Girl Scouts Councils’ HR Realignment Committee. 

Vales is also a member of the Greenville and national chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management and the national American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Debbie Spearman, Senior HR Consultant, has extensive human resources experience in technology, manufacturing and logistics industries.  Spearman served as Vice President of Human Resources for NuVox, a telecommunications business with locations in 16 Southeast, Midwest and Gulf Coast states.  

Spearman has a deep understanding of employee relations and the importance of sound policies and procedures, well-trained managers, clear communications, rewards and recognition and performance management.  She has extensive expertise in start-ups, mergers and acquisitions and the myriad transition activities involved in these business transactions.  She knows how to work at both strategic and tactical levels and understands the challenges that can occur with differing cultures, value systems, and management philosophies. 

Spearman has served on the Board for the Greenville Society of Human Resource Management (GSHRM), the Board of the Simpsonville Chamber of Commerce, the Board for Greenville Technical College’s Technical Scholarship Program, and the Greenville County School-to-Work task force.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina. Spearman joined the firm in 2011.

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Beth Love, Senior Analyst is a Certified Public Accountant with over fifteen years of accounting experience. She worked for over seven years in public accounting with two “Big-Four” accounting firms in Greenville.  Love holds a Masters of Accounting degree, with a focus on taxation, from the University of Georgia and earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Presbyterian College.  Love has served as Treasurer for Pendleton Place Children’s Shelter and The Alliance for Quality Education.  In her role as Compensation Analyst, Love applies her analytical and spreadsheet skills and works with HR Consultants to research and analyze market pay and to develop salary administration systems and incentive compensation plans.   She has taken compensation course work through the World At Work organization. In her role as Financial Analyst, Love applies her analytical and spreadsheet skills to prepare monthly journal entries to accurately close out clients’ books on an accrual basis, reconcile bank accounts, analyze clients’ preliminary monthly financial results, develop financial packages for owners and boards of directors and prepare detailed budgets and projections. Love has been with the firm since February 2008.

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Ellen Clement, HR Generalist and Accountant, has over 10 years of business experience focused on accounting, payroll and human resources.  She has worked for the firm for three years.  She received an Associates’ degree in Business Administration in 2015 from Greenville Technical College. Ellen has experience in many industries including construction, landscape contracting, property management, engineering, retail, government and nonprofit. 

At the property management company, Ellen was Payroll Administrator, responsible for all payroll using the Evolution payroll system for 200 employees in over 40 states. Ellen has also served as an HR Manager.  She is well versed in employment and wage and hour law and benefits administration.  She also has extensive experience in recruiting and selection and employee relations.

Ellen also has extensive accounting experience, working primarily with QuickBooks.  She has managed accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, credit card accounts, inventory, journal entries and grants for several organizations.

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Melissa Nipert, HR Consultant, has been nationally certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) since 2001 and is a national member of the Society for Human Resource Management.  Prior to her years of experience as a Human Resources Manager, she was a Manufacturing Supervisor giving her a unique perspective on human resource management.  In her role as HR consultant, she applies her expertise in the areas of employment law compliance, supervisor training, performance management, and safety and health program development.  Nipert has a B.S. in Engineering from Georgia Tech and is twelve credit hours shy of completing her Masters in Human Resource Management.  She joined the firm in 2011. She also volunteers in various capacities in her community and with an Employment Support Group of a local church.

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