Bronda Silva provides support and human resources services to local government agencies in the areas of general human resources support, classification and compensation, recruitment and testing, policy development, executive search, negotiations preparations and support, performance management, organizational development, discipline, and other employee relations activities. She is a highly experienced and skilled human resources professional who is well known and respected in the human resources field.
As an HR professional and manager/director in the public sector, Bronda has developed the ability to come into an organization and quickly assess problems and issues with its HR practices and zero in on those solutions that directly address the situation. She is very good at helping managers and supervisors navigate the myriad and complex employee and HR management issues that arise in the public sector and to focus on the issues at hand so that acceptable, appropriate, and effective resolutions can be found and implemented.
Prior to affiliating with MRG, Bronda held key positions with the City of American Canyon (Human Resources Director for eight years), Sacramento County (Personnel Manager for three years), CPS Human Resource Services (HR Consultant for over three years), and the City of Sacramento (Personnel Services Manager for 13 years). She has worked most of her career as an HR manager/director. Bronda has been a professional HR Consultant for over 8 years. As a consultant with both MRG and CPS, Bronda has worked on a variety of HR projects for cities, counties, utilities, and special districts ranging from classification/pay to recruitment projects. She has also testified in federal court and before Administrative Law Judges and Adjustment Boards.
In addition to her significant experience in the public sector human resources field, Bronda earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University, Stanislaus, where she graduated Magnum Cum Laude, and a Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from California State University, Sacramento, with honors. Bronda is past president, board member, and/or conference chair of IPMA, North Bay Chapter, IPMAAC conference in Alexandra, Virginia, the Personnel Testing Council of Northern California, and the Western Region Intergovernmental Personnel Assessment Council. Bronda has presented on several topics at workshops and conferences, such as on classification and compensation, training development, interviewing techniques, and the current state of the human resources field.