Bushue HR, Inc.

Located in Effingham, Illinois


About Us

Bushue HR, Inc. assists in managing the complex human resource business and administrative functions for your organization. Our team of professionals provides employers with support in all of the human resource, risk management, and insurance-related elements. Our clients receive many benefits including our comprehensive programs, administrator support, along with regular updates as laws, regulations, and risks change. We assist with developing and implementing risk management programs to decrease worker’s compensation and liability risks and improve overall safety.

Our Commitment to you-

  • Our professionalism is shown through our words, actions, and business practices.
  • Selecting and training people with the core values of our business to ensure our service commitment.
  • Fairness and honesty in our business practices and ensuring confidentiality of client information.
  • Continuous learning, openness to new ideas, and creativity in serving client needs.
  • Excellence in service by being proactive and responsive to client needs and expectations.
  • The health and welfare of our people, our families, our clients, our community, and our country.
  • We always give more than the client expects!

From a small beginning, we have grown to become a leader in Human Resources, Risk Management, Insurance, Background Screening, and Fingerprinting consulting services for businesses, organizations, and school districts in the Midwest.



As founder and CEO of Bushue HR, Inc, Steve Bushue brings over 30 years of human resource, risk management, and insurance consulting experience to your table. He has a deep understanding of the challenges that organizations and HR professionals face. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Management from Eastern Illinois University, Steve’s career started as a Human Resource Manager for a high-quality commercial printing company. After further developing human resources and management skills, he moved on to be Director of Human Resources at a soft-drink bottling and distribution company. In February 1996, we ventured into what later becomes a successful human resource, risk management, and insurance consulting business, Bushue HR, Inc.

Steve has since continued to develop several other businesses and local associations. He has served as a member on Greater Effingham Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Effingham County Community Foundation, Effingham Community Unit School District #40, Society for Human Resources Management, and is also one of the original visionaries of CEOCreating Entrepreneurial Opportunities Program.


Travis Bushue is the President of Bushue HR, Inc. He thrives on assisting organizations and HR professionals with a hands-on approach to policy development, compensation, performance management, and much more to ensure alignment of HR strategies and program designs. Following the completion of his education with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University, Travis worked for a major national telecommunications company and in sales for a leading foodservice distributor bringing extensive experience in human resources and recruitment when he joined Bushue HR, Inc. as a Partner and President in 1999.

Travis co-owns and operates other business ventures in addition to Bushue HR, Inc. He also serves on the board of Illinois Association of School Boards, Effingham County Chamber of Commerce, Effingham Country Club, and the Teutopolis Community for Progress.  His professional affiliations include Society for Human Resources Management, Illinois Association of School Business Officials, and the Professional Background Screening Association.

In 2007 we began our journey into the background screening business. Bushue Background Screening provides fingerprinting and background screening services for every kind of industry.  We serve schools, hospitals, nursing facilities, non-profits, private companies, municipalities, higher education institutions and so much more.

We have enjoyed the opportunities to assist many clients in achieving their human resource, risk management, insurance consulting, and background screening needs.

Learning through hard work, family, small community values, education, and entrepreneurial passion has allowed us the opportunity to build many successful business ventures.