Summary

Human Resources professional with experience in consulting and high technology professional environments focusing on staffing, international HR, compensation and benefits, and managing employees. If it involves a challenge, the chance to learn something new and the chance to make the business better, count me in.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2008 - May 2009

Human Resources (contract role)

HomeAway.com
Compensation and benefits managment role
Jan 2004 - Dec 2008

Senior Manager Human Resources and Staffing

PulseWave RF (formerly PropheSi Technologies)
Managing the human resources and recruiting functions for the company. Reporting to the CFO, I spend about half of my time recruiting highly-specialized semiconductor IC and RF design engineers, from the sourcing and initial contact through the screening, interview, offer and onboard processes, along with reporting and administration. I spend the remainder of time on general Human Resources duties, such as managing HR processes, drafting policies, counseling managers and employees, and coordinating company activities.
Sep 2002 - Jan 2004

HR Specialist Compensation and Staffing

Legerity
Recruiting for all levels and types of semiconductor engineers, as well as administrative and support personnel. Managing the compensation programs and structures for the company.
Aug 2001 - Sep 2002

Senior Manager WW Sales and Global HR

Cirrus Logic
Provide primary HR support to the sales and sales support organization, as well as act as the lead resource on all HR issues for company groups outside the US.
Jan 1999 - Aug 2001

Human Resource and Recruiting Manager

Dell
Act as primary Human Resources contact for internal IT Infrastructure employees (over 400 employees). Worked closely with Recruiting group to identify and interview candidates and developed programs for group managers and employees to increase performance, internal promotions and retention, and team spirit.
Jan 1997 - Jan 1999

Senior Manager International Compensation

Dell Computer
Manage compensation programs and practices for groups outside the US. Manage company's expatriate program. Act as liaison between international HR leaders and domestic HR program owners on a broad range of HR issues.

Education

Education
Sep 1980 - Mar 1985

Business Administration