Experience HR simplified by our experts

Outsourced HR Services for Midwest Businesses & Professional Organizations

About Synergy HR

Effective HR.

Whether solving people problems, instituting effective policy, or simply keeping up with compliance regulations, effective management of your HR needs has never been more important. 

We help you think strategically about HR.

Trust us to handle your HR needs while you focus on the demands of your business. Plus, we always work to keep you compliant with the latest labor laws and legal requirements.

Mike Bourgon
Synergy HR Managing Partner

HR Services We Provide

HR Advice Line

HR Projects

Outsourced HR

Workers Comp Problem Resolution

Discrimination & Harassment Prevention

Diversity & Inclusion

HR Resources Library

Live HR Events & Training


Synergy HR Care Plan Subscriptions

Our annual subscription service provides access to our HR Advice Line as well as an HR Checkup.

Also includes your choice of a HR service for your company, as well HR training resources and discounted hourly project rates. 

This service addresses an employer’s compliance issues as well as provides a resource for tough employee situations.

Note: You do not have to be an HR Care Plan Subscriber in order to hire and utilize Synergy HR’s services.

We are experienced HR Professionals that have served in corporate roles as HR Business Partners, HR Managers, and HR Directors.

Our team members also have served as HR Project Leaders and provided extensive HR consulting to other HR professionals, CEOs, Company Owners, CFOs, and other senior leaders.

And we are backed by expert legal counsel in employment law. Our managing partner has practiced as a lawyer and HR consultant for over 35 years. We ensure that any legal risks you face are reviewed from his unique perspective.

Mike Bourgon

Managing Partner

As an employment and labor law attorney and HR Director in the financial services sector, Mike Bourgon spent years involved with integrating broad-based business issues with the management of human resources. Mike works intimately with corporate management and business owners to integrate HR solutions with business goals. He also helps HR managers to solve all types of HR issues.

Connie Voorhees

partner & senior consultant

Connie has a 30+ year Human Resources career working for both large corporations and small businesses. She has broad HR experience with an emphasis in Employee Relations, Policy Development and Implementation, Management of HR Staff, Legal Compliance and Recruiting and Staffing. Connie enjoys assisting employers navigate HR and employee issues and developing solutions to enhance business operations.

Gretchen Thompson

Partner & Senior Consultant

Gretchen started her career as pricing analyst for mutual funds in 1999 and transitioned into HR leadership in 2006. As a result, she is skilled in a wide variety of HR disciplines and has served across many industries as well as small and large organizations. Gretchen has been responsible for driving change, coaching leaders, and building high performing teams.

Michael Conroy

Partner & Business Manager

Michael Conroy works as an independent business consultant for small and medium sized businesses in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. As a consultant, he helps his clients maximize the value & profits of their company through interviews, research and leadership. His HR experience focuses on corporate training and investigations.