Our Team of Experts

Suzan Sturholm, SPHR - Principal / President

Suzan is the President of All Things HR, LLC. Suzan has more than twenty five years of human resources, executive level management and business development experience.

Suzan is an innovative HR professional skilled at creating cost-effective solutions for complex business problems. She has been recognized for her vision, strategic planning and tactical implementation. Suzan is a results-orientated professional and has experience with both union and non-union settings.

Suzan believes that good HR helps provide a solid foundation for a growing company. Her passion is in facilitating the structuring of clients HR departments that will help to grow and nurture long-term and loyal employees which will in turn grow the client’s business.

Suzan received her Certificate in Human Resources Management from the University of Washington. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and Snohomish County Human Resource Association.


Karin Rasmusson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, GBA - HR Manager

Karin brings over 20 years of human resources experience to All Things HR in Lynnwood, WA and has enjoyed every bit through the satisfaction that comes with the success of her colleagues due to the contributions she's made.

Prior to joining All Things HR in Lynnwood, WA Karin was Director of Human Resources for Cruise West where she managed a team of six responsible for hiring over 200 employees per year. When Cruise West acquired Clipper Cruise lines in 2006, Karin oversaw the largest influx of new employees in company history. Her team processed over 100 Clipper employees in just under two days, which included managing two sets of personnel processes designed to introduce and encourage adoption of the Cruise West brand and values.

Karin has also held the title of Human Resources Manager for Personnel Management Systems Incorporated where her primary function was to help small to mid-size companies in a variety of industries establish or improve their human resources functions.

Karin has extensive experience in all aspects of human resources including compensation and benefits, and greatly enjoys helping her colleagues find creative solutions to complicated challenges. In her free time, Karin volunteers for an organization titled Outdoors for All, which offers kids with disabilities an opportunity to experience the great outdoors in a variety of ways. She too loves to run, hike and ski every chance she gets, and feels the same way about travel.


Angela Goto, PHR, SHRM-CP - HR Manager

Angela Goto is a collaborative human resource professional with fifteen years of HR experience gained in a fast paced, results orientated environment. She has worked with workgroups both large and small union and non-union environments.   

Before Joining All Things HR team in Lynnwood & Seattle areas, Angela was a Human Resource Business Partner at a WA based community bank. Her role as strategic partner in supporting forty-eight branches in western WA and northern CA included a string focus in employee relations, investigations, performance management and recruitment.      

Angela's career began in the northwest division of a national department store.  She served in several Human Resource positions of increasing responsibility in the stores, the Division Headquarters, and finally as the Regional Recruiter for twelve stores in western and central WA  

She demonstrates a commitment to building a solid partnership with managers and employees to meet objectives consistent with an organization's values and priorities. Angela likes to imagine the role of HR as helping leadership grow their business through the performance of people.   

Angela is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and a Society of Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). In her free time, you may find her outside enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, watching a hometown team, or indulging in some local cuisine.      


Angela Phillips, MBA - HR Manager / Recruiter

Angela Phillips brings over 12 years of Human Resources experience within the technology and hospitality industries working primarily with small and mid-sized companies throughout the United States.  She has been involved with numerous start-up HR departments.  Angela brings experience in multiple areas of Human Resources including: HR management, training and development, employee relations, performance management, recruiting, compensation and benefits.
Prior to joining All Things HR in Lynnwood, WA Angela was an HR and customer service consultant with On Target Consulting.  She began her HR career with Radisson Resorts moving from a generalist role to the Human Resources Manager.  From there she moved to a Corporate Trainer with Golden Bear Club Services and the Human Resources Manager for Apptix (formerly TeleComputing) and Midwest Resorts.  Angela also worked as a Congressional Aide helping constituents work through questions and problems with governmental agencies.  Angela is passionate about helping companies provide exceptional customer service (internal and external), deliver effective communication company-wide and create strong training and development programs that align to company growth objectives and deliver satisfied employees.
Angela received her Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Southern College and her MBA from Nova Southeastern University.  She loves to run, watch sporting events and spend time with her family. 

Aubrey Armes, PHR - HR Manager

Aubrey brings 10 years of strategic level human resources experience as well as a practical down to earth approach to elevating performance within organizations.  She’s very familiar with the unique challenges of smaller organizations as well has having successfully run large business units of up to $13M of responsibility.      

Aubrey is also a highly trained ontological coach and works with executives and business teams to increase productivity through a soulful leadership and transparent approach.    

Prior to joining the All Things HR team, Aubrey’s experience includes working with start-ups, non-profit organizations, multi-state employers of all sizes in all industries serving both as a consultant and in house HR as a Director of People & Culture.  Additionally, Aubrey has Operations and Sales experience so she understands the full range of business operations and how to effectively impact your organization.  Very experienced in strategic planning as well as leadership development, training, building an HR department and team from the ground up, employee relations, compensation and benefits and creating policies and procedures that are realistic and attainable.  

For fun, Aubrey leads bi-monthly Dance Parties, group and personal retreats.  She also loves to hike and travel with her husband, love up her aging pugs, write, garden, generally be out in nature and be in the company of authentic people having a great time. 



Stephanie McCarthy, PHR, GPHR, CCP - HR Manager

Stephanie has 13 years as an HR Manager-HR Generalist-Compensation Analyst, partnering with small to medium employers, as well as with Fortune 500 corporate organizations.  With industry experience in aerospace defense, IT, Higher Ed, and Healthcare Insurance, Stephanie brings experience in OFCCP regulatory compliance, Legal Case Management/Legal Compliance; Employee Relations; AAP; Compensation Analyst (pay and performance, base pay and incentive pay administration, market survey/benchmarking/job pricing); Recruiting & Retention; Onboarding; Exit Survey Analysis; and Training & Development.  Stephanie has HR certifications in PHR, GPHR, and CCP.  She is a graduate of the University of California-Davis with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Spanish.  Outside of work, Stephanie volunteers with the Seattle Job Initiative, with HR Associations PHR/SPHR certification teams, and with the Assistance League of Everett. 

Our Values

Our Mission:

All Things HR, LLC specializes in providing HR consulting services to small to mid-size companies. Our purpose is to provide high-quality HR services to clients in need of HR support and direction.

Who We Are:

All Things HR, LLC is a team of skilled certified Human Resources professionals and practitioners, who take pride in the quality of our work. Our clients expect us to arrive with the expertise needed to get the job done, and the flexibility to adapt to their unique environment.

Since 2006 All Things HR, LLC has been serving the Greater Puget Sound Area. Locations include: Lynnwood, Everett, Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland & surrounding areas in Washignton. The All Things HR, LLC team brings over 95 years of combined Human Resources experience to your company. You have plenty of things to be concerned about, managing your Human Resources functions and tasks doesn’t have to be one of them. Reduce your worries and ensure that all your people-related tasks get done by bringing in the experts.

How We Do It:

Each of our client companies has a different story. We work with our clients to design an HR relationship that meets their needs from the immediate and specific, to long-term support and consultation. Our professionals work on-site or off, and set a schedule based on meeting the goals of the client.

As a team we work together to provide you with the best Human Resources Management possible. You will have a seasoned HR professional assigned to work with you but there will always be a team behind them to support your company in anyway you need. We pride ourselves in making sure that our clients have the HR help they need no matter what. We design our services around your company’s needs so that you get a personalized HR program and not just a boxed program that doesn’t embody your company’s culture.

You are the decision-maker in how your company works with All Things HR, LLC. Our customized programs are molded to fit your company’s needs. Our team members work on-site or off-site and set a schedule based on meeting your goals. We offer both package pricing and hourly rates based on your needs and requests. Contact us today to learn more about our services.