About Us


Experienced HR Consultant and Mediator

NEXT HR Consulting and Mediation, LLC, is headed by Amy Allison, a former HR director with more than 20 years of experience in human resources and labor relations. She is a trusted HR consultant and mediator when it comes to addressing common issues, including workplace conflicts. Whether helping to streamline day-to-day operations or mediating civil disputes among individuals, Amy has the skills, competencies, and expertise to help you and your organization succeed. Request a free consultation today to learn how NEXT HR Consulting and Mediation, LLC, can help!  


  • Certified Practitioner of the MBTI® Step I and Step IIInstruments
  • Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator, Tennessee Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) Certification from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI)
  • Society of Human Resource Management-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®)
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Graphic Packaging International / Training through Lean Methods Group
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-Hour Training from Eastern Kentucky University

Amy Allison


  • Organizational Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Leadership Development / Enhanced Coaching
  • Conflict Resolution / Workplace Investigations
  • Lean Six Sigma / Project Management
  • Mediation / Negotiation
  • Health & Safety / Workers' Compensation
  • Employee Engagement
  • Team Building
  • Labor Relations / Collective Bargaining


  • Master's Degree in Human Resources from Lipscomb University
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and Accounting (double major) from Defiance College


  • Lominger/Korn Ferry Voices 360s and Interview Architect
  • Development Dimensions International Targeted Selection Administrator
  • DuPont STOP for Each Other Implementation Assistance Workshop


  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Upper Cumberland SHRM Chapter
  • Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
  • The Biz Foundry

Let us know how we can help

"I worked with Amy for over 9 years when she was HR Manager at Graphic Packaging International. She is a highly professional individual and was always very helpful and approachable. Amy was very well respected and a pleasure to work with." 

Martin Poston, Senior Graphic Services Specialist at Graphic Packaging International