Avery Associates HR Management Team
Dee Schabot, Kelly Menehan and Erwin Young make up our HR Management Team providing human resources consulting services to public agencies.
Erwin Young has 25 years of experience as a Human Resources Director for the City of Sunnyvale and the City of Santa Cruz. Erwin is skilled in negotiations, research, policy and procedure development, organizational development, and discipline.
Kelly Menehan has 25 years of public sector human resources experience, having worked as a recruitment and classification analyst for cities and counties, as the Assistant Director of Human Resources for the City of Santa Cruz, and as the Employee Relations Manager for the City of Sunnyvale. Kelly is skilled in recruitment, classification, research, policy and procedure development, employee and supervisor coaching, performance improvement plans, discipline, and performance evaluations.
Dee Schabot has worked as a Benefits Manager for the City of Santa Cruz and the City of Sunnyvale and has 24 years of experience in the area of employee benefits, leaves of absence, workers’ compensation and CalPERS retirement. Additionally, as a consultant with Avery & Associates, Dee has experience performing classification and compensation studies, advising managers about employment issues, facilitating recruitment and selection processes and policy and procedure development.