Fara Elizalde

Fara Elizalde is a Human Resources Consultant with Holden Law Group.  She partners with clients to develop the most effective human resource policies and customized personnel documents. She also provides practical advice and solutions for a wide range of human resource issues.

Human Resources Experience

Ms. Elizalde has over 10 years of human resources experience in the high-technology and healthcare industries.  As the HR Director of a fast-growing, multi-location psychiatry practice, she developed an HR infrastructure to support rapidly changing business goals.  Working in Silicon Valley, she specialized in Compensation Management where she designed and developed base salary, stock option, and cash incentive programs to reward performance and support business objectives.  Ms. Elizalde strives to understand the specific needs of each client to customize HR solutions that balance compliance requirements with day-to-day business realities.

Professional Activities and Interests

Ms. Elizalde was a founding member of the Folsom Lake Symphony and performs regularly as a member of the first violin section.  She began her violin studies at the age of 11 and has performed and volunteered with symphony orchestras throughout Northern California.  When she is not at work or practicing the violin, Ms. Elizalde enjoys spending time with her family, walking the local trails, volunteering in the community, and discussing books with her book group “WORPT”:  Women who Only Read Page-Turners.

Education

M.B.A., Boston College, Concentration in Human Resource Management
1991

  • Edgar F. Huse Award for Excellence in Human Resources and Organizational Development

B.A., Psychology, Duke University
1989

  • Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology

Paralegal Certificate, University of the Pacific
2018

Employment History

Holden Law Group
2018 – present

TMS Health Solutions
2011 – 2015, 2017

Full-Time Mom, Community Volunteer, and Violinist
1999 – 2011

Cisco Systems
1993 – 1998

Read-Rite Corporation
1991-1993