Meet Our Team

Tracy Peterkin

Tracy Peterkin


Tracy Peterkin is the President and Owner of TJ & Associates. She brings over 25 years of Human Resource Management experience in manufacturing and consulting organizations. Tracy graduated from Purdue University in 1986 with a degree in Organizational Leadership/Supervision. Prior to joining TJ & Associates in 2003 as an HR Consultant, she worked for The Quaker Oats Company and Solvay Chemicals (formerly Solvay Interox).

Tracy has been certified through the Human Resource Certification Institute as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) since 2003. She achieved the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation in 2015. Areas of strength include HR consulting, recruiting, training and employee relations. Tracy is a member of the Nonprofit Network of SW WA, the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and 100 Women Who Care- SW WA. She was on the Board of the Southwest Washington Society for Human Resource Management for four years.

Emily Jackson has 20 years of experience in a broad range of HR disciplines. Emily has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a specialization in Human Resources from Central Washington University, as well as designations as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

Emily began her career in a generalist capacity at a small aerospace manufacturing company in the Puget Sound area. Following layoffs in the aerospace industry, Emily was hired by an insurance and financial services business to start their HR department. When Emily’s family relocated to southwest Washington, she turned to specializing in Health and Welfare Benefits in the corporate office of a self-insured manufacturing corporation. Desiring to return to a generalist role, Emily left to manage the HR department in a unionized manufacturing plant. Now, Emily is offering her talents as a consultant with the TJ & Associates team.

Emily Jackson

Emily Jackson

HR Consultant

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