Single-minded about helping you
take the next step in
your career

About Our Founder

Krystal Yates


Krystal Yates is a certified HR expert with a background in Human Resources and Operations. Prior to starting EBR, Krystal worked for several small businesses in DFW while overseeing responsibility for HR, Operations, Finance and Management. Additionally, she has been working with job seekers in all facets of job hunting since 2010.

In September 2018, Krystal published her first book, The Insider's Guide to Your Dream Career. Krystal holds both the SHRM-SCP and SPHR certifications and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council. She serves on the board of the Feral Friends Community Cat Alliance, is a Trustee for The Longhorn Group of Charities Unit Accounting Trust, and volunteers with DallasHR.

Forbes Coaches Council 2021


Krystal Yates

Our Team

DD Haines

Office Manager

If you ask Krystal about her thoughts on DD, she’d say she is the office glue that binds EBR Consulting at its core.

Amanda Mendoza – CPRW

Resume Writer

Without fail, Amanda delivers focused and professional resumes for EBR clients in all industries.

Alissa McKinney

Resume Writer

Alissa helps people craft resumes that showcase their transferable skills into a cohesive expression of their career intentions.

Steve Gamel

Resume Writer (Edit This, LLC)

Steve is a lover of all things “words” and prides himself on being the best possible storyteller for his clients.

Laresa Ficken

Talent Acquisition Manager

Laresa is an HR professional in the administration of Recruiting, Payroll, Benefits and Leaves of Absence.

Desiree Gordon

Resume Writer

Desi is a passionate wordsmith who loves the process of creating resumes that capture each client’s unique personality.

Mark Gooch

Talent Experience Strategist

Mark is a Career Transition Mentor, Executive Coach and People Operations Consultant.