FIND OUT

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 1988 as an Employment Assessment firm, Hiring Solutions LLC has grown to offer unparalleled Human Resources expertise.

Since our inception, we have expanded our services in response to our clients’ needs. As economic conditions and Human Resource practices changed, we continue to adapted our methodologies and approaches to adhere to high quality and performance expectations. We keep abreast of industry changes and implement best practices utilizing proven methods and years of industry experience. We look beyond standard solutions to develop new insights and make recommendations that drive targeted results.

We look beyond standard solutions to develop new insights and make recommendations that drive targeted results. 

We work with leading organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors to guide them toward strategic ways of leveraging their Human Capital. We assist clients pursue comprehensive Human Resources strategies that integrate talent, leadership and culture with organizational objectives. We offer research-based insights to help clients address their current and future Human Capital needs.

MEET

THE TEAM

PRESIDENT
TODD C. SURLINE
EXPERIENCE

Mr. Todd Surline is President of Hiring Solutions. His previous role was Vice President of Capitol National Bank where he was responsible for the development, implementation and administration of various areas of the bank including business development, operations, client relations, credit administration, special projects, and human resources.

Mr. Surline previously served as Capitol Bancorp Ltd. Chief Administrative Officer where he was responsible for leading the Human Resources, Staff Development, Marketing, Communications, Bank Accounting, and Risk Management divisions of the bank holding company.

Mr. Surline has also been Vice President – Human Resources for Michigan State University Federal Credit Union where he contributed to making MSUFCU an “employer of choice.” He developed and administered a variety of programs to recruit, retain, reward, motivate, train, and develop outstanding staff members. In the years since, MSUFCU has grown from $150 million to over $1.3 billion in assets and from 160 to 325 staff members.

 

EDUCATION

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
B.S., Social Science / Pre-Law, Economics, Psycology, and Political Science

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Mr. Todd Surline is President of Hiring Solutions. His previous role was Vice President of Capitol National Bank where he was responsible for the development, implementation and administration of various areas of the bank including business development, operations, client relations, credit administration, special projects, and human resources.

Mr. Surline previously served as Capitol Bancorp Ltd. Chief Administrative Officer where he was responsible for leading the Human Resources, Staff Development, Marketing, Communications, Bank Accounting, and Risk Management divisions of the bank holding company.

Vice President
Dione Peña
EXPERIENCE

Ms. Dione Peña is Vice President of Hiring Solutions. Her previous role was Vice President Human Resources and Marketing at CASE Credit Union where she was responsible for the oversight, leadership and strategic direction in the areas of human resources, learning & development, marketing, financial education and community development.

With over 20 years’ experience working mostly in the credit union industry, Dione has gained knowledge and expertise in recruitment, employee recognition, leadership development, organizational development and performance management. She has proven success in creating cultures of collaboration and implementing change to achieve workforce excellence.

In her spare time, Dione loves attending concerts, live theater, traveling, spending time near any body of water and exploring new and interesting places in Michigan.

 

EDUCATION

Spring Arbor University,
Spring Arbor, MI
B.A., Management and Organizational Development
Central Michigan University,
Mount Pleasant, MI
M.S., Human Resource Administration

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Dione has a passion for volunteering and making a difference in the lives of others and in her community. She takes advantage of any opportunity she can to get involved.

Dione is a member and current Member Relations Chair for the Junior League of Lansing. JLL is a nonprofit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community.

She is also a board member of the Greater Lansing Society for Human Resource Management (GLSHRM) and has served in various capacities from Treasurer to Board President since joining in 2003.

Client Services Specialist
Devon Klomp-Mao
EXPERIENCE

Mrs. Devon Klomp-Mao is a Client Services Specialist with Hiring Solutions LLC and possesses a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Art from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI.

During her time at Aquinas College, Devon was highly involved with the Campus Life Office and their Programming Board. She designed advertisements and planned various student events to enrich their experience on campus.

Prior to working for Hiring Solutions LLC Devon utilized her education in business and her marketing experience by working as a Business Consultant and Office Manager at Gadd Business Consultants. She assisted businesses to move to the next level through business assessments, business and financial analysis/forensics, strategic planning, website/social media management.

EDUCATION

Aquinas College
Grand Rapids, MI
B.A., Business Administration and Art

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Devon has prior community involvement working with Aquinas College’s Programming Board, serving on the Executive Board as Marketing Representative. She was honored to speak at her Aquinas College graduation ceremony. Devon has also previously served three years on her church’s council board.

Human Resources Intern
Kiera Hamada
EXPERIENCE

Ms. Hamada is a Human Resources Intern with Hiring Solutions LLC and is currently working towards a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Resource Management from Michigan State University. She is on the executive board of MSU’s Human Resource Association serving as the President for the 2019-2020 academic year.

During her time at Michigan State University, Ms. Hamada has been actively involved in various student and volunteer organizations. She currently serves as the Treasurer of MSU’s Stand Tall Project, an organization dedicated to providing free self-defense seminars to girls in at-risk neighborhoods in Michigan. During the summer of 2019, she worked as an ITA Undergraduate Assistant helping the STEM PHD students learn the best practices and methods for teaching undergraduate students in America.

Prior to working at Hiring Solutions LLC, Ms. Hamada completed a Marketing and Human Resources internship with Lettuce Live Well, a non-profit organization that provides free programs aimed toward healthy living.  She aims to combine her passion for business and philanthropy in her future career path.

EDUCATION

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
B.A., Human Resource Management
Anticipated Graduation: May 2020

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Ms. Hamada was a member of the organization Students Today Leaders Forever at Michigan State University, where she spent a week traveling and volunteering throughout different communities in the United States. She also has held a variety of leadership positions in her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta.

Consultant
Mark Dobias
EXPERIENCE

Mr. Mark Dobias most recently served as the Superintendent of the Allegan Area Educational Service Agency (AAESA) from 2008-2016 until he retired at the end of the 2015/2016 school year. In this role, Mark was responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the district, including educational leadership, career/technical, special education, finance, transportation, operations and human resources.

Prior to his position at AAESA, Mark was the Superintendent of Fennville Public Schools, leading the district in a successful bond campaign and significantly improving the organizational culture by focusing on students first. In his thirty-nine years in education, Mark has extensive experience as a classroom teacher and as an elementary and middle school principal.

As a Consultant at Hiring Solutions LLC, Mark is responsible for projects relating to talent acquisition, policy and procedure development, compensation, performance management, and employee relations. Mark will be leveraging his K12 expertise to assist school clients and other clients identify and implement best practices in the field of human resources.

EDUCATION

Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI
B.S., Special Education
M.A., Educational Administration

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Mark served as President of the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators in 2014-2015.  He was also a member of the organization’s Board of Directors for four years.  Mark was a member of the Allegan County Community Foundations for eight years and has been an active member of the Allegan Rotary Club, spearheading a lawn care project for the local Wings of Hope Hospice home.  Mark was named the Educator of the Year by the Allegan Area Chamber of Commerce and has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from West Shore Community College.