A finance degreed, human resource professional, enjoy partnering with management to create strategically aligned HR process & procedures with business goals and tactically implement efficient programs to minimize costs while maximizing results. Extensive experience in all facets of Human Resource function and office management. Near native Japanese bilingual fluency with over 5 years experience in international Human Resources and 8 years in international finance, combined with 7 years domestic (US) HR Generalist experience. Competencies include:

  • Strategy Planning & Development
  • Candidate search & selection methodologies
  • Compensation & Benefit Analysis, Design and Administration
  • Coaching & Mentoring from Senior Level Management to Shop Level Employees
  • Performance Management design and Coordination
  • Policy and Procedure Audit and Review
  • Expert Knowledge of State and Federal Employment and Safety Laws and Regulations
  • Leadership Development / Succession Planning
  • Employee Relations / Labor Relations
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • ┬áSkills Training Design and Delivery
  • ┬áConsensus Builder

Work History

Work History
Feb 2008 - Oct 2008

General Manager

Shikosha Dental Lab
Jul 2001 - Jan 2008

HR & Office Manager

TCI America
May 1998 - Jun 2001

Senior Staff - HR International

Kao Corporation
Sep 1990 - Apr 1998

Assistant Manager

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation




Lincoln-Way Community High School
1986 - 1989




Japanese Language

Passed Japanese Language Proficiency Test (level 1 - highest)


Jun 2000 - Present

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)

Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI)