The Team

Sue HilgerSue Hilger

Sue has 25+ years of corporate experience, having worked for major national and international corporations, start-ups, and small family-run companies. In her senior-level roles, she has a consistent record of creating a team environment and achieving the business goals – and always understanding and stressing the value of Human Resources.

Sue received her MBA from NYU Stern School and a B.A. degree from Connecticut College.




kelly_brooksKelly Brooks
Vice President of Operations

An entrepreneur in her own right, Kelly has established a career of helping individuals. A skilled speaker and trainer, she has developed a reputation of assisting professionals personally or with their businesses to achieve their goals. As the daughter of the founder, Kelly has watched Spectrum HR Solutions expand over the years firsthand, making her the ideal individual to run the day-to-day operations.

Kelly graduated from UMBC with a B.A. degree.




Brenda McChriston, SPHR
Founder & Chairman

With over 20 years of Human Resources experience with some of the nation’s leading organizations, Brenda founded Spectum HR Solutions in 2004. In that time, she has grown the organization to be a full-service, premium provider of high-touch human resources management solutions. In 2015, Brenda participated in Leadership Maryland, which was transformational for her personally and professionally. As a result, she is the Director of the Office of Human Resources for the Maryland State Mass Transit Authority and has assumed the role of Chairman of the Board to provide strategic guidance for Spectrum HR Solutions, as needed.

Brenda received her M.A. in Business Management/Human Resources from Central Michigan University and a B.S. degree from Michigan State University.

Brenda McChriston recipient of the 2017 Enterprising Women of the Year Award