Welcome to HR Foundations.

HR Foundations is a human resource consulting firm that works with small and large employers in the Buffalo New York area. Our firm focuses on working as partners with our clients to create effective base and incentive compensation plans as well as performance management systems that align employee performance with organizational strategy.

Company News

HR Foundations will launch the 2015 WNY Compensation and Benefits Survey
Data collection begins June and is open until September. This marks the thirteen consecutive year of this survey of local employers in the Western New York region. The survey includes over 200 benchmark job titles and 15 key benefits and pay practices.

HRF Chosen “HR Partner” by Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association

This award is given to a "partner that works hand in hand with HR practitioners in implementing their HR strategies, and that demonstrates a high level of quality in creating effective and innovative solutions for their clients." Learn more


  • Base compensation
  • Salary structure development
  • Job evaluation
  • Market pricing
  • Internal equity analysis
  • Incentive (Variable pay) programs
  • Human resource audit
  • Sales compensation
  • Executive compensation
  • Compensation & benefit surveys



  • Performance appraisal and management systems
  • Employee quality of work life surveys
  • Pay for Performance
  • Workforce competency models
  • JOB FIT Selection Assessment tools



  • Human resource strategy
  • Organizational review
  • Leadership development
  • Policy development and communication


HR Foundations PO Box 1016, Buffalo NY 14207, Phone: (716) 898-0720