The HR Matrix, llc is a full-spectrum consulting firm with expertise in Human Resources, Organization Development and Recruitment. Founded by Brenda Gilchrist and Gary Hochman, two nationally recognized experts in the field of HR and OD, The HR Matrix has decades of experience helping organizations achieve their potential.

About us


With corporate offices in Santa Rosa, CA, our consultants serve organizations throughout the nation. Our clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. The industries we serve include manufacturing, technology, healthcare, professional services, non-profits, and public-sector. We employ a matrixed approach to scale up for large, complex projects and scale down for smaller immediate needs.

Our Team- Experience, Expertise & Insight

The HR Matrix supplements your own team with our seasoned professionals and experts. Our principals are recognized experts in the fields of human resources and organization development, and frequently appear as keynote speakers, panelists, session facilitators, and workshop presenters. Our diverse team of consultants supplies expertise in all facets of HR and OD.

Community Commitment

The HR Matrix team enjoys various levels of active community participation:

  • Redwood Empire Food Bank
  • Northern California Center for Well-Being
  • The Human Race
  • Earle Baum Center

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