Terch & AssociatesMeet Our Team

Meet Our Team

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Human resources experts

Having provided human resources expertise to hundreds of organizations in Duluth, MN and across northern Minnesota and Wisconsin, our team of experts works hard to deliver you the best services in the region. Our portfolio, knowledge and extensive experience allows our team to approach, diagnose and provide solutions for any human resources problem you may have.

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Justin TerchPrincipal & Managing Partner

Justin L. Terch is Principal of Terch and Associates. He has provided human resources expertise to organizations of all sizes for over a decade.

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Merle A. PetersonHR Consultant

As an accomplished human resources practitioner with over 30 years of advanced HR practice experience in a variety of settings, Merle has worked in the field of HR management at all levels and in multiple sectors.

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Maria Stalzer Wyant CuzzoOrganizational Development Consultant

Maria Stalzer Wyant Cuzzo is an organizational development consultant with Terch and Associates. Maria has practiced varying forms of organizational development for over twenty-five years.

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David ZimmelPartner, Talent Acquisition Lead

David Zimmel is a founding Partner of InPursuit, a Twin Cities-based partner firm of Terch and Associates, and leads the practice efforts in talent acquisition. He specializes in developing strategies to locate top talent in the marketplace by industry and company research.

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