Jamie HeadshotJamie Nabers founded HR Designs because she is passionate about HR and desires to share her HR expertise with others. She loves working with leaders who are willing to take risks and have a heart for their employees.

After years of experience working for General Electric (GE), a company recognized for world class HR leadership, and completing their competitive Human Resource Leadership Program, Jamie decided to start HR Designs to inspire business leaders to build organizations that are effective, productive, healthy and sustainable. Jamie’s passion is to brainstorm, coach, and ultimately help business owners and managers be successful.


Jamie earned her Master’s degree in Human Resources at The University of South Carolina and her B.S.B.A in Finance and Business Management at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Go Carolina Gamecocks and Charlotte 49ers!

Jamie is a national member of the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a local member of the Chattanooga SHRM chapter, and has earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) and Society of Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM – SCP) certifications which are recognized as professionally relevant credentials for those who have mastered the strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management.

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She has worked in multiple states in non-union and union manufacturing environments and has supported corporate functions such as global sales, marketing and commercial sectors. She has in-depth experience building and maintaining self-directed work forces in a teaming environment.  Jamie is Green Belt certified through GE’s rigorous Lean Six Sigma training. She has had extensive training and experience in employee relations, investigations, leadership development, coaching, organizational design, recruiting and performance management, amongst others. Jamie  has supported Executive Vice Presidents, mid-level managers, and employees at all levels in an organization and can effectively change her style and approach accordingly.

She has a drive for helping others whether professionally or in the community. Jamie and her husband have recently relocated to the Chattanooga, TN area and are excited about exploring all that TN has to offer.


Through the network Jamie has made during her master’s program and her corporate experience, she has selected some of the top HR managers in the industry to be on the Advisory Board for HR Designs. Jamie stays connected to the ever-changing HR trends and laws through seminars, conferences, books, and HR news…. and the Advisory Board is just one more way HR Designs is on the forefront to some of the leading and most forward thinking Fortune 50 company trends.

Jamie loves to learn and she is continually seeking ways to improve herself professionally and personally.