- Recognized expert in assisting job seekers, recruiters and employers achieve their goals and increase productivity. - Skilled provider of branding solutions to increase exposure. - Experienced in leading complex mgt and tech solutions. - Superb analytical, research, presentation and marketing skills. - Certified as Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). - Completed 20-years as Air Force officer; TS/SCI clearance. - High-energy, profit-oriented visionary with over 20 years of experience in HR and executive-level leadership.
Jun 2007 - Present
Jun 2005 - Jun 2007
Cofounder and Chief Operating Officer
Avetec is a research oriented not-for-profit corporation dedicated to advancing modeling and simulation for the aerospace industry through an advanced virtual engine test cell. As Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer: - Researched, developed, and implemented the numerous business activities necessary to help give life to the company. - Assisted in the development of Avetec’s research agenda and in retaining leading researchers in propulsion, modeling and simulation, and high performance computing. - Provided key business operations, human resources, administrative, marketing, and public relations support during concept development and business startup. - Led all operational and administrative support activities, researched and prepared numerous papers and presentations for use by key decision makers. - Recognized in Aviation Week Magazine for modeling and simulation activities for the aerospace industry and the military.
Sep 2002 - May 2005
Senior Management Consultant
The Greentree Group
Feb 2002 - Aug 2002
Human Resources Manager
The Home Depot
- Ranked in the top 1% of over 50,000 applicants nationwide for this new in-store position.- Aggressively took charge of all HR processes and initiatives in a fast-paced retail environment.- Motivated and retained talented and diverse associates while handling multiple projects. - Managed all actions regarding staffing, training, compensation and benefits, performance management, career development, inclusion and diversity, and community relations. - Implemented new position-based training system; directed and documented over 1000 training hours per month.