Meet our Tandem HR Executives and Leadership Team. Their expertise brings our clients a full-service HR department with the help of the specialists that work alongside them.
With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Bruce Leon specializes in identifying unique HR and benefit strategies that align with an organization’s goals and vision.
President & COO
Salo is responsible for Tandem HR’s overall operation, including, but not limited to Sales and Account Management. He manages the operating performance of the organization as it relates to Tandem HR’s client services and financial goals. He leads the vision, mission, and values of all functions of Tandem HR, as well as leads the talent strategy of the entire Tandem Family of Companies.
His professional experience spans across business management, organizational development, talent management and consulting. He has a vast amount of experience consulting with organizations ranging from large international, publically traded companies, to small local startups. He focuses on advising C-level executives on strategic talent management and organizational effectiveness initiatives across banking, manufacturing, healthcare, not-for-profit, transportation and construction industries.
Chief Financial Officer
Tanya began her career with the Tandem Family of Companies in 2010. Over the past 7 years, she has been instrumental in leading the transformation and evolution of the finance and operation teams. Her role was an integral part of an overall strategic company evolution, which led to significant growth. Her development of a shared services department and overhaul of the organization’s operations positioned the company for growth, in addition to creating efficiencies and streamlining processes.
As the CFO, Tanya oversees the company’s financial stability and promotes growth through exceptional service of all four of the Tandem Family of Companies.
Tanya earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and also holds a CPA certification. She is an active participant on the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) Accounting Practices Committee. She has a passion for supporting community organizations and is a member of the Board of Directors (Development Board) for the Kohl Children’s Museum. You’ll often find Tanya involved in activities that support growing organizations.