Work History

Work History
2012 - Present

Project Manager – Human Resources & Special Projects

WEIRTON AREA PORT AUTHORITY Inc.
Aug 1994 - Aug 2012

Program Director as HR Business Partner

RG Steel Inc

Direct all functions for training programs and building administration including: Human resources, educational programming, strategic planning, financial management, career counseling/academic advising, administrative management, internal communications and marketing functions.

1994 - 2000

Adjunct Instructor/Community Education/Special Projects

West Virginia Northern Community College

Multiple Business Courses through Sophomore Level as well as Business and Industrial Training and Special Projects Administration

1997 - 2000

Adjunct Instructor

West Liberty University

Multiple Business Courses through Senior Level

1993 - 1994

Personnel Assistant - Compensation & Benefits

Consol Energy

Employee benefit plans enrollment, employee orientation, and investment plan administration, management of severance package benefits for union and nonunion mines; additional areas of responsibility included: wellness initiatives programs, United Way and other charitable programs, educational reimbursements, drug testing, regional newsletter production, workers’ compensation, internal auditing, and other HR special projects administration

Education

Education
2012 - 2012

Wharton Business School

Completed Group Health Plan Design and Group Benefits Management (2 of 3) courses for Group Benefits Associate (GBA) designation. The final course, GBA 3 Health Care: Financing, Quality and Reform was revised in October 2011.

1999 - 2000

Higher Education

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Completed courses in Models of Teaching and Philosophical Studies in Education for continuing education.

1992 - 1993

Masters

West Virginia University

Worked full-time in a hospitality position and as a part-time graduate teaching assistant to self-finance education expenses.

1991 - 1992

MBA

West Virginia University

Worked full-time in a hospitality position and as a part-time graduate teaching assistant to self-finance education expenses.

Aug 1987 - Dec 1990

Bachelors

West Liberty University

Skills

Skills

Project Planning

Public Relations

Strategic Planning

Employee Relations

Labor Relations

Employee Training

Operations Management

Employee Benefits

Interest

Exercise, Cooking, Interior designing, pets, reading, fashion