Astute, solution-oriented professional offering expertise in a diverse range of disciplines.  An effective communicator and team-builder with strategic foresight and a talent for synthesizing new and familiar concepts to achieve optimal results in any environment.  

Work History

Work History

Information Governance Analyst

Aug 2013 - Feb 2016

Responsible for the governance and oversight of compliance activities on behalf of the Finance Department's Operational Risk Manager.  Assisting with Risk Management activities including control testing, monitoring and mitigating risks, issue management and reporting.

Policy and Procedures Governance Owner: Ensured that all Finance in the Policy and Procedure Manager (PPM) application were compliant in accordance with Corporate Policy and Procedure Governance framework.  Selected to provide system support to Finance teammates as a Sub-Document Control Administrator (Sub-DCA).  Designed and implemented a new approach to providing training and support to Finance teammates, effectively reducing the QC error rate from 38% to 13% in 2015.

Records Coordinator:  Ensured the Finance function's compliance with the Corporate Records and Information Management (CRIM) policy and program. Served as first point of contact for Finance records owners.  Provided monthly status updates, conducted CRIM training for new records owners and served as the Finance Change Ambassador during the implementation of OnPointe for Messaging. Ended 2015 with 100% compliance rate for Finance.

Business Continuity (BC) Assistant Coordinator:  Worked with the Finance Coordinator to facilitate the timely execution of each phase of BC Planning (Program Review and Initiation, Business Impact Analysis, Vulnerability Assessments, Plan Development and Maintenance, Plan Testing). Provided guidance and coaching to the Finance Planners on navigating the Archer GRC application.  Instrumental in meeting Finance's goal of 100% compliance for 2015.

Compliance Training Coordinator:  Learning portal administrator.  Established the Annual Finance Compliance Training schedule, deployed the required courses in the Learning Portal, created the annual calendar for distribution and disseminated all compliance training related communication to Finance teammates.  Monitored courses for completion, escalating any non-compliance issues to senior leadership. Ended 2015 with a 99% completion rate and a 100% compliance rate.

Contracting Officer

Feb 2013 - Aug 2013

Performed the full range of contract administration responsibilities for services contracts over $100,000 in value in compliance with the City of Atlanta's Procurement code.  Managed formal contract procurement projects through all phases of the City of Atlanta's procurement process, from solicitation to contract execution.  Appointed to serve as the contracting officer for the Atlanta Streetcar Project and procurement liaison to the Federal Transit Authority (FTA); assisted with the creation of a new Standard Operating Procedures for the Atlanta Streetcar Project in accordance with FTA standards.

Project Coordinator

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
AEROTEK | Atlanta, GA

Project Coordinator (Contract) Risk Analyst in the Financial Risk Department at SunTrust Bank. Assisted with the coordination and execution of the annual testing of all Finance Operational Controls. Primary responsibilities included communication with process owners, data collection, analysis, testing and documentation, performance monitoring and back testing according to regulations to determine if existing controls were operating effectively, ineffectively or needed improvement. Managed the project timeline, coordinating the efforts of the risk analysts to maintain data integrity.

HR Project Manager II

Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
AEROTEK | Atlanta,  GA

HR Project Manager II (Contract) in the Human Resources Department at SunTrust Bank. Worked independently as a project manager and team lead for two internal Human Resources projects: the coordination and completion of the Rewards and Recognition Scoping Project and the completion of the Performance Management Pilot Project. Developed and proctored a series of focus group discussions to gather and analyze the data needed to build reports and present findings to senior leadership.

Project Lead, Software Implementation

Apr 2009 - May 2010

Drove full life cycle implementation for Payroll and HR software for medium and small businesses. Applied functional and technical expertise to effectively manage and execute full cycle software implementations. Frequently traveled to client sites in support of Go-Live as either the lead or the assistant lead on several projects. Collaborated with the project team, internal partners, external clients, and third parties to ensure successful delivery.  Assisted with the development of SQL database scripts for data migration.  Swiftly resolved complex issues by mobilizing internal and external resources to meet demands within the scope of the project timeline and budget.

International HR Advisor/Generalist

Nov 2004 - May 2008
DELOITTE | Boston, MA and Atlanta, GA

Specialized in international assignment management, with a focus on effective relocation support, onboarding and repatriate retention. Orchestrated all aspects of the inter-company transfer process from hire to termination for employees traveling to the United States for short and long term assignments. Closely monitored payroll processing to ensure accuracy and compliance with federal regulations for work visas.  Maintained data integrity for eRooms, SharePoint, Global Advantage, etc. Conferred with management on employee relations issues. Led virtual Orientation training sessions, created and distributed all training materials, forms and guides/manuals.

eLearning Systems Specialist

Jul 2003 - Nov 2004

Responsible for maintaining the Learning Website content and supporting all classroom and web-based training activities for more than 35, 000 employees within the U.S. organization. Learning system administrator (Saba platform).  Managed vendor relationships, created and distributed all brand-compliant internal communication (including a quarterly newsletter). Created training materials for learning team staff, led training courses (classroom and web-based) and quarterly conference calls. Created and/or contributed content for various job aids and user manuals. Authored flash tutorials with voice over for new users using ViewletBuilder. Provided 3rd level Help Desk support to end users.

Professional Development Coordinator

Mar 2001 - Jul 2003
DELOITTE | Atlanta, GA

Partnered with the Audit and Assurance Learning Director and senior leaders to design and implement the annual learning plan for over 800 employees in the Southeast USA. Responsible for communication, event planning and logistics (meeting space, hotel accommodations, speakers, vendor support, catering, etc.). Tracked, documented and reported Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for over 500 professionals in Atlanta and Birmingham.





Minor: Ethnic Studies