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I am an HR professional who not only knows her employment law but who enjoys having fun within those boundaries. I believe in making people smile and pride myself on getting back to people quickly. I am extremely polished and professional, taking pride in the level of work I put out and the relationships I develop with my colleagues. I am a supporter of working to live and not living to work.

Work experience

May 2007Present

HR Business Partner

Vistage International

* Leverage employee development tools and assessments through both recruiting and ongoing engagement. - Including: Covey’s 7 Habits, Myers Briggs, Thomas-Kilmann Instrument (TKI), FIRO-B, Personal Strengths, StrengthsFinder, Predictive Index (PI), Objective Management Group (OMG) sales assessment, Lominger, and the Caliper Profile Employee Assessment.* Contributed to placing in San Diego Business Journal’s 2011 and 2012 Top 75 Best Places to Work* Collaborated on the application that placed Vistage International in Training Magazine’s Top 125 Training Companies in the World (2011 (117th), 2012 (81st), and 2013(57th)).* Recognized with a Vixie Award for Major Accomplishments achieved in FY 2012, including 48 filled requisitions (April 2012).* Recognized with the Team Spirit Award for Collaboration (Social Media Street Team - December 2010).* Recognized with a Vixie Award for “WOW” internal customer service by an employee survey via write-in nominations (August 2010). * Won the Team Spirit Award for Collaboration (HR - June 2010).* Oversee the entire recruiting process from posting jobs, sourcing candidates, interviewing, and onboarding. * Assist with performance evaluation program, employee relations issues, benefits, HRIS, employee development, and inquiries regarding policies, procedures and programs. * Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment. * Oversee employee recognition initiatives, handle workers' comp, leaves of absence, and maintain personnel files.

Jul 2005May 2007

Recruiting Coordinator

Hawthorne Machinery Co.

* Nominated twice for the monthly MVP out of 250+ employees (April 2006, September 2006).* Oversaw the entire recruiting process, managed the employee referral program, coordinated employee events, and was responsible for maintaining the HRIS system and personnel records for 650+ employees in 11 different locations.* Helped coordinate the move from paper applications to a full online employment center, and proficiently managed the backside of the website.

Oct 2004Dec 2004


The Mark Gordon Company
A production company headed by Mark Gordon who is most famous for producing TV shows Criminal Minds and Grey’s Anatomy, and movies Speed, Saving Private Ryan, and The Day After Tomorrow. *Composed script coverage and provided administrative support in an effective and skillful manner.
Mar 2004May 2004


Emmett/Furla Films
*Effectively researched projects, updated press kits, completed script coverage, proofread treatments, and performed data entry.




San Diego State University

PHR (Professional in Human Resources)

Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)


Chapman University

***Completed four year program in three years***• Graduated magna cum laude• Awarded the gray key at commencement• Attended on prestigious Presidential scholarship• Made the Provost’s List three times