WaypointHR, LLC, a boutique HR consultancy, specializes in administrative and strategic human resources services. 


Our mission is to navigate the human resources needs of non-profits, small businesses, and entrepreneurial startups so they can achieve their business goals.

We provide HR solutions to help non-profits, small businesses, and entrepreneurial startups stay focused on their course.  We enjoy stepping in, rolling up our sleeves, and learning how we can best serve their HR needs.  No HR business problem is too small or too big for us to solve. Let us navigate your HR uncharted waters.  Whether you need day-to-day, project or short-term interim support, we are available to work onsite or remotely.  Through our Services, we provide HR expertise and the know-how to build and enhance your HR department. 

Our creative approach, passion for human resources, and technical knowledge is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful.

Founder and HR Consultant

Only have five minutes... here is Kristin's short bio...

Kristin Ballas is a two-time award nominated HR leader who’s passionate about helping small businesses and entrepreneurial startups navigate human resources. Kristin has experience building HR departments from the ground up. Her prior Head of HR roles have provided her hands-on experience she draws on when solving small business and entrepreneurial startup HR business problems. She founded WaypointHR, LLC in January 2019.

Understanding the importance of staying involved in the HR community and paying it forward, we think these are some of her notable accomplishments:

  • HR Board Committee Member for Montgomery Early Learning Center (MELC) since 2017. 

  • Member of the Human Resources Executive Alliance (HREA). 

  • Member of both the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and Philadelphia SHRM (PSHRM).

  • Governing Body Member for the 2018 Philadelphia Chief HR Officer (CHRO) Leadership Summit

  • Judge for the 2018 HR Department of the Year Awards for three of the HR Excellence categories: Benefits, Compensation, and HR Technology.

  • Co-founder of HR Leadership for Investment Management networking group

  • Attendee at the 2017 GE HR Alumni Conference which took place onsite at GE's Management Development Institute in Crotonville.

  • Programming Committee Member for the 2014 PSHRM Symposium

We are proud to share her hard work has been noticed.  

  • 2018 nominee for the HR Person of the Year Award.

  • 2017 nominee for HR Department of the Year Award.  


Kristin holds a BS degree in communications media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Philadelphia University. She also earned a certification in Professional Human Resource Management from Villanova University and holds designations as a Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR) and a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).

Kristin lives in Montgomery County with her husband, two small children, and her family dog Walter Joseph.  When she isn't busy navigating human resources, she loves spending time with her family and practicing hot yoga. She isn't very good at standing on her head yet but she can stand on her shoulders. Does that count for something?!

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