Matthew Rosen

Matthew Rosen

Objective

To utilize my human resources and legal experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to the benefit of an outstanding organization and its employees.

Summary

Senior level Human Resources professional with 22 years of international experience.  Bar Association Certified Labor and Employment Attorney.  Senior Professional of Human Resources ("SPHR") as certified by the Society for Human Resource Management ("SHRM").  Hands-on union avoidance experience with major international companies.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2007 - Present

International Human Resources Director

Schiller International University

International University with 7 campuses in 6 countries owned by a leader in the education industry.  Reporting to CEO, position is responsible for international level staffing, benefits and compensation, strategic planning and implementation, immigration, legal and regulatory compliance.

  • Responsible for all Human Resource and Legal functions nationally and internationally.
  • Developed of hands-on familiarity with foreign employment laws regarding closures, reductions-in-force.
  • Performed due diligence in acquisitions, both as acquiring and acquired entities.
  • Traveled internationally to further staffing and staff reduction activities.
Feb 2006 - Oct 2007

Corporate Human Resources Director

Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa

World renown hotel, spa, golf club and tennis facility with free-standing restaurants. Reporting to President and CEO, strategic planner and driver of all human resource, legal and compliance activities for 300 employee resort, spa, restaurant, tennis and golf facility.  Accomplishments included:

  • Reducing turnover by 80% within first year.
  • Creating and implementing “Belleview Biltmore University” employee development program.
  • Membership in Resort Executive Committee.
Sep 2002 - Jan 2006

Vice President of Administration

THK Manufacturing of America, Inc.

International manufacturer of linear motion guides and automotive components.  Reporting to President and CEO, responsible for highest level strategic planning, recruiting and retention, employee relations, benefits and compensation, training, legal and administrative functions on both a national and international level.

  • “Greeted” by union organizing effort which was defeated 73-42
  • Engineered productivity turnaround, taking company from seven figure losses to a break even status.
  • Consulted internationally on employee relations, performance management, organizational matters.
Jul 1997 - Aug 2002

Corporate Human Resources Director

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc.

International manufacturer of electric and electronic automotive components, with two manufacturing and two sales facilities.  Reporting to President and CEO, responsible for all recruiting and retention, training and development, benefits, payroll, employee relations, litigation management, legal compliance, and community and government relations.

  • Initiated and negotiated over $1 million in tax incentives for expansion
  • Planned, recruited and staffed a new line of business that doubled employment and won consecutive General Motors Supplier of the Year awards.
  • Selected for cultural development program at Mitsubishi International Headquarters.

Education

Education
Aug 1978 - May 1981

Juris Doctor

Chase College of Law

Earned Federal Judicial Internship with Judge William O. Bertelsman, Dean's List, American Jurisprudence Award for High Grade.

Sep 1972 - May 1976

Bachelor of Arts

http://www.skidmore.edu

Senior Class President, Commencement Speaker (shared the stage with Carl Sagan), Varsity Tennis

Certifications

Certifications
Nov 2005 - Present

Labor and Employment Law Specialist

Ohio State Bar Association
Aug 2005 - Jul 2012

Senior Professional of Human Resources

Society for Human Resource Management