Who We Are

Talitha Beverly, Principal Owner of HR Strong LLC, was raised in Orange Park, FL, and is a graduate of The Florida State University, where she received a BS in Biology and Chemistry.

After graduation, Talitha launched her career in food manufacturing as an Operation Supervisor at Anheuser Busch, Inc. and Coors Brewery where she gained experience in Front Line leadership, Labor Relations, and Supply Chain Management.  This eventually led to Human Resource Leadership roles with major Fortune 100 Companies such as Coca-Cola Enterprises, Nestle USA, and Borden Dairy.

Over the past 15 years, Talitha has served as a reliable, competent HR Practitioner in local and international markets.  She holds a Global Professional Human Resource Certification and is also a Certified Master Trainer. Talitha is a strategic business partner with strong business acumen, prudent critical thinking, attentive employee relations, and executive leadership alliance.

After becoming a mother, Talitha re-entered the market place as an entrepreneur, providing professional human resource consulting and employment services.


Talitha Beverly, Principal Owner


Carla Newkirk, HR Consultant

Carla Newkirk, HR Consultant of HR Strong, LLC, was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL and is a graduate of Florida State College at Jacksonville, where she received a AS degree in Business Administration.

Carla has more than 15 years of human resources experience and has worked in a variety of industries including financial services, e-commerce, maritime, transportation and manufacturing.

Over the span of her career, Carla held senior human resources positions at JAXPORT, Fortegra Financial, Fanatics, and Trend Offset Printing.  Her areas of expertise include recruitment and staffing, employee relations, benefit administration, payroll, compliance, and HRIS/payroll system implementation.

Carla is a certified Labor Relations Professional from the Florida Public Employer Labor Relations Association (FPELRA), a Florida Notary and active member of Society of Human Resource Management.