Summary

Mr. Harris is a Management Consultant, strategic thinker, and objective decision maker. He leverages an MBA with hands-on experience at an international level in commercial and Federal sectors. Mr. Harris is an aggressive self-starter and team player with an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to produce quality results under pressure.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2009 - Present

Owner & Chief Style Consultant

Image Granted, LLC
We are a Washington, DC based Image Management company dedicated to solving the complex image, style & fashion issues of individuals, groups, & organizations of men. Our goal is to provide practical and affordable advice to help men dress for the life they want!
Oct 2009 - Present

Men's Style Consultant

A Tailored Suit
Mr. Harris provides image, fashion, and style services to the President of A Tailored Suit. Mr. Harris adds value to his client by marketing, creating awareness, and positioning A Tailored Suit to become the online leader in men's custom clothing.
Apr 2008 - Present

Management Consultant

Sektor Solutions, Inc.

Mr. Harris facilitates an international workforce Developmental Assignment Program (DAP) for US Army Civilians. He provides opportunities for employees to broaden their skill set, increase their strategic perspective, and improve communication skills. Mr. Harris coordinates multifunctional training to strengthen the experience of employees and prepare them for broader responsibilities and improved organizational communication.

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

·Action officer with facilitation responsibility for international US Army civilian workforce development (WFD) program

·Partner with HQ Installation Management Command (HQ IMCOM) government client to identify human capital required to meet organization-wide goals

·Perform management advisory service to military and civilian directors, managers, supervisors, and other officials

·Develop strategic workforce planning models for Senior Executive Service (SES) staff members and managers to assess and analyze

·Conduct surveys, analyze workforce relationships, and evaluate effect of change initiatives

BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION

·Introduced benefit cost saving techniques including Roth 401K, Commuter Reimbursement Account (CRA), and Health Savings Account (HSA)

·Designed and implemented Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) benefit program

·Created cost savings of approximately $8,000 on company business cards

STRATEGIC PLANNING

·Coordinate and integrate human capital strategic planning initiatives with management and HR specialists providing program guidance, oversight, and evaluation

·Initiate special studies, pilot programs or other actions and follow-up to assure that command maintains progressive personnel support

·Assure that all policy, regulatory and program issuances related to human capital management are properly integrated with other staff actions

·Develop corrective action including new or revised program requirements of policies, procedures, guidance, regulations, and training

·Co-authored award winning white paper outlining IMCOM strategic planning, organizational climate program models

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

·Representative to external clients in efforts to build and foster profitable strategic alliances

“Grant is what I consider to be the sage advisor, the all knowing person who is the learned counsel, the person who researches the right approach and recommends what is best for IMCOM”- Branch Chief, Government Client

May 2007 - Apr 2008

Account Manager

Lancesoft

Mr. Harris provided technical recruiting services to Fortune 500, 1000, and mid-size IT companies. His efforts resulted in a promotion to Account Manager where he developed and refined business process methodologies to enhance clientele solution portfolio. Mr. Harris recommended specific actions to C-level management to increase organizational performance and effectiveness and played an integral role in the success of his clients.

·Promoted to Account Manager within five months of service

  • Developed and refined business process methodologies to enhance solution portfolio
  • Recommended specific actions to C-level management to increase organizational performance and effectiveness
  • Presented innovative verbal and visual sales and marketing presentations to C-Level management

·Identified, sourced, and managed full life-cycle hiring process of technical consultants

“I've come to know Grant as a determined professional. He has been impactful and a positive participant in all aspects of our processes”- Sales Manager, LanceSoft Inc.

Jun 2006 - Feb 2007

Technical Recruiter

Apex Systems

Mr. Harris provided technical recruiting services to Fortune 500, 1000, and mid-size IT companies. His efforts resulted in earning “recruiter of the Week” on several occasions. He also led and managed a innovation team to create and implement employee motivation tactics.

·Earned multiple “Recruiter of the Week” awards for outstanding performance and commitment to success

·Led innovation team to create and implement employee motivation and retention tactics

  • Negotiated contract terms and conditions with all clients and consultants
  • Initiated security clearance process using finger printing techniques

·Serviced federal clients such as DOJ, DHS, DoD

·Identified, sourced, and managed full life-cycle hiring process for Fortune 500, 1000, and mid-size corporationsnationwide

“Grant is a highly motivated, hard worker. He puts 110% into everything he does. He is aggressive and assertive in his work and gets the job done”- Account Executive, Apex Systems

Education

Education
2007 - 2007

MBA

American InterContinental University
2002 - 2006

BA

Virginia Military Institute

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