Apr 2005 - Jun 2008
Human Resources Executive
Leading provider of natural stone slabs and dimensional stone to both the commercial and residential markets with operations in the United States, Brazil, Italy, India and China. Innovative Stone’s key customers include Home Depot, Federated Department stores, Limited Brands, Gap, Saks 5th Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, etc.
Built new organizational capability at Innovative Stone by executing extensive change management initiatives and communications. Established performance management criteria; developed responsible compensation programs; bolstered the quality of first-line leadership and “bench strength,” and resolved employee and organizational issues.
- Provided coaching for company’s executive management by developing a business partnership
- Identified employee values and behavior that support an entrepreneurial culture, and incorporated them into a pay-for-performance compensation program
- Developed talent management and recruitment programs to meet aggressive growth needs in multiple U.S. locations, particularly high volume recruiting for call center/customer service roles