Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Present

Change Management Consultant

Nike

  • Built Change Management capability by establishing common methodology, toolkit and engagement model
  • Developed strategic partnerships with Nike leaders, affiliates and other internal clients to support change efforts worldwide to achieve business portfolio benefits
  • Planned, designed and facilitated change management learning forums across Nike to share best practices across multiple strategic initiatives
  • Provided coaching and consultation to project teams developing change management strategies and assessed business impact on processes and behaviors
  • Responsible for developing Global learning strategy and overseeing 150K community budget
  • Presented at the 2010 Prosci Change Management conference on the role of storytelling and change
  • Managed Transition Management Practice Pipeline and development
  • Directed the resourcing, talent identification, onboarding, coaching and stretch assignments for the Change and Transition Management Practice
Jun 2011 - Present

HR Transformation Consultant

Nike

  • Developed change management strategy for large scale HR Transformation; effort: People, process and tools. 
  • Designed  global organizational readiness plan that impacted 35,000 employees, 6,000 managers and 600 HR Professionals across Nike's Geographies and Business Units
  • Led world-wide Change network in partnership with HR Business partners to drive changes across business units
Aug 2003 - Jun 2007

HR Manager - LDP Program (Selected for accelerated high potential 2-year rotational program that involved hands-on experience in key projects/stretch assignments in the areas of leadership development, compensation and HR consulting)

AT&T
  • Co-designed leadership training program for mid-level mgrs aimed at developing key competencies for future AT&T leaders (Leading yourself, Leading Others, Leading Leaders)
  • Conducted research on identifying and developing High-Potential employees and presented key findings to Executive Leadership Team  
  • Designed and executed new enterprise-wide performance management program that streamlined processes to focus on greater coaching and feedback to drive business performance    
  • Collaborated with multiple geographies to build the framework for Global Telework policy to improve business effectiveness 
May 2003 - Aug 2003

HR Manager (Nominated for international fellowship program through the Center for HR Strategy at Rugers University - an innovative corporate-academic collaboration that brings together Senior HR Leaders)

Lucent Technologies
  • Compared benefit strategies across EMEA in collaboration with key HR partners to study viability of standardization and e-enablement that resulted in recommendation for greater cost-savings and efficiency
  • Collaborated on regional technology solution, collected data regarding organizational readiness and interviewed and selected external vendor
  • Acquired critical knowledge regarding employment law and benefits administration in France and Germany
Feb 2003 - May 2003

Change Consultant

Avon

  • Developed change leadership training modules and tools that helped HR Managers and Business Leaders understand the phases of change Identified key success factors and obstacles in leading change to influence major corporate transformation
  • Conducted best practice research on current trends and methodologies
Jun 2002 - Dec 2002

HR Manager - International Development Programs

Johnson & Johnson
  • Conducted retention analysis on expatriates and international development program participants that was presented to senior leaders which resulted in robust assessment of expat and inpat strategies to balance cost control and value creation
  • Designed online performance management process for employees on short-term international development assignments that captured feedback and aligned performance discussions with business goals
Jan 2000 - Apr 2001

Talent Acquisition Manager

Corestaff

Proven experience in designing, integrating and customizing recruiting models and strategy

for Fortune 100 companies and small entrepreneurial technology firms

  • Developed long-term business relationships with client companies and maintained excellent rapport with applicants to consistently generate high quality referrals to meet performance objectives
  • Recruited, interviewed and placed applicants in entry to senior level sales & technical positions
Nov 1998 - Aug 1999

Program Manager

Peace First
  • Facilitated innovative conflict resolution program in the Boston Elementary Schools
  • Established the administrative framework (HR systems, recruitment strategies, communication plans) to support the shift from a start-up non-profit to a sustainable organization
  • Mobilized and coached a group of 20 college volunteers from Harvard and Boston University
  • Developed organizational culture survey and presented results to strategic planning committee

Education

Education

Non-Profit Management

University of Washington

Completed 24 graduate credit hours and participated in research project on program evaluation through CARE

2001 - 2003

Masters Degree

Rutgers University, School of Management and Labor Relations
  • Winner of James R. Chelius Research Fellowship, Center for Human Resource Strategy
  • Honored with Merit Award for academic excellence and outstanding service to department
  • Pioneered new student-alumni mentoring program called Mentoring for Success
1996 - 1998

Bachelors Degree

Brandeis University
  • Awarded Abraham & Mina Newman Scholarship & Dorot Foundation Grant

Summary

Innovative leader, coach & facilitator with over 12 years of demonstrated proficiency in aligning talent acquisition, talent development, change leadership and HR planning strategies to achieve business results. Creative thinker with a global mindset who leverages diverse view points to inspire a cohesive and results-oriented global team.

Industries: Consumer Products, Telecommunications and Pharmaceutical

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Change Management                          Leadership Coaching

Cross-cultural Relations                      Stakeholder RelationsTalent Development                            Talent Acquisition

Interest

  • Women's Center for Leadership (WCL.com) - Board Member
  • International Rescue Committee - Volunteer
  • International Business
  • Bollywood Indian Dance Troupe (Crystal Lotus Dance)

Certifications

  • Leadership Coaching Certification (Georgetown University)
  • Advanced Change Management Certification (PROSCI)
  • Train the Trainer - Managing Personal Transition (MPT), Managing Organizational Transition (MOT)
  • Global Professional Human Resources Certification (GPHR)
  • Human Resources Certification Program (University of Washington)
  • LEAN Coach Certification (Nike- LEAN Enterprise)

Languages

  • Spanish (Basic conversational)
  • Hindi (Basic conversational)
  • Arabic (Basic conversational)
  • Hebrew (Basic conversational)