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Meghen Underwood, SHRM-CP

Human Resource Management 


Meghen is a certified human resource professional. She has a wealth of experience with organizational development, compensation and benefits, payroll, employee relations, regulatory and legal compliance, and talent management. Meghen is an approachable innovator with a passion for problem-solving. 

Work History

July 2016Present

Senior Human Resource Generalist

International Greetings USA 
  • Managed termination process including but not limited to facilitating exit interviews, final paycheck and termination paperwork
  • Managed recruiting/staffing for the organization including sourcing candidates, working with agencies, scheduling interviews and negotiating candidate offers
  • Managed multi-state payroll and benefits programs for exempt and non-exempt employees
  • Successfully organized employee engagement program to increase employee morale and business productivity
  • Organized corporate employee health and safety program
  • Provided excellent consultation to business leaders and employees regarding human resources policies and procedures
  •  Processed year end audits to ensure legal and regulatory compliance
  • Managed life-cycle processes for new hires including but not limited to job postings, pre-employment screenings, offer letters, I-9 verification, completion of new hire paperwork, new hire orientations, etc. to ensure legal and regulatory compliance
Mar 2015July 2016

HR Coordinator

Peak Campus

March 2015-Present

  • Designed and delivered human resource training program for new hires and current managers using the blended learning approach to ensure a uniform understanding of human resource processes and compliance
  • Rebuilt leadership development program develop talent and meet strategic human resource initiatives
  • Managed life-cycle processes for new hires including but not limited to job postings, reference checks, background checks, drug screenings, offer letters, I-9 verification, completion of new hire paperwork and all other on-boarding activities
  • Developed new workflow processes to optimize on-boarding workflow using iCIMS applicant tracking system
  • Assisted HR Director with complex employee relations issues
  • Managed on-boarding process for new acquisitions  
Oct 2014Mar 2015

Executive Assistant 

  • Provided administrative support to the Chief Human Resource Officer and Chief Talent Advisor
  • Managed multiple projects for the CEO, CTA, and VP of Administration relating to benefits administration and human resource processes
  • Assisted in scheduling and administering corporate interviews
  • Successfully managed day-to-day office operations
  • Managed company space planning and organization to accommodate the company’s growing workforce
Jul 2014Dec 2014

Account Coordinator (Contract)

CoCa-Cola Refreshments 
  • Established multi-faceted business relationships with senior sales executives and customers
  • Scheduled installations, exchanges, parts buy-backs and removals of assets using Coca-Cola information systems
June 2013May 2014

HR Coordinator

Payroll Management Corporation
  • Performed multi-state payroll and tax administrative duties for 1700+ employees
  • Answered employee inquiries concerning benefits, payroll, time and attendance, and government regulations
  • Processed employee new hire paperwork (E-Verity, I-9, W4, G4, A4, Direct Deposit Enrollment, etc.
  • Provided human resource consultation to C-suite Executives


Feb 2016Dec 2019

SHRM Certified Professional

Society for Human Resource Management

The  SHRM Certified Professional is a professional credential that qualifies credential holders to be recognized as an expert and leader in the HR field—and a valuable asset to any organization, keeping  human resource professionals and organizations more competitive in today's economy. 



Bachelor Business Administration

Georgia College & State University

Business Management 

Awarded May 2014