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Willow Creek Consultants, Inc.


Vicki WilsonVicki Wilson

The 26 years experience Vicki has in human resources includes 16 years in the steel industry in Canada and the United States. As Manager of Compensation and Benefits for IPSCO Inc. in Regina, SK, she was responsible for administering compensation and benefit plans for over 1200 employees at Canadian and U.S. locations. Vicki had the opportunity to move to Northern Kentucky to work in human resources for the startup of Gallatin Steel Company, a Dofasco/Co-Steel partnership. While in Kentucky she attained her Masters Degree in Administration from Xavier University and Professional Human Resource (PHR) designation with the Society for Human Resource Management. Vicki is Past-Chairman of the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Membership Outreach Committee, Past-VP, Education of the local Toastmasters Club. She has served as an instructor for Junior Achievement, and donates time and other resources to local charities.

Steve WilsonSteve Wilson

Steve is the founder of Mid-States Technical Staffing Services, an engineering services company that provides technical support to over 100 companies in 7 Midwestern states. In 1991, INC Magazine recognized Mid-States Technical as one of the 500 fastest-growing companies in the U.S. Today, the company operates under the name “Entegee,” a division of Modis Professional Services (NYSE: MPS). Modis is one of the nation’s largest professional staffing companies. Steve received his B.S. Degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and his M.S. Degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. He was employed with John Deere and Company in manufacturing and engineering management positions. Steve was an Engineering Manager with the Newell Corporation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He left Newell in 1986 to start Mid-States Technical. Under Steve’s direction, Mid-States Technical has been nationally recognized as a successful example of “Open-Book Management.” Steve is the author of “The Bucket Bonus Plan,” which describes an innovative bonus plan used by many open-book organizations.

In 1996, Vicki and Steve, founded Willow Creek Consultants to help companies implement a systematic selection and promotion process that is guaranteed to reduce employee turnover and improve productivity. They have over 50 years of combined human resource experience. We work with companies of all sizes and industries. We are also endorsed by a variety of trade associations including, Idaho Fire Chiefs Association, Washington Fire Chiefs Association, Electronic Security Association, Nemeon, StarNet, and CSAA.

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