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Proven results-oriented Talent Acquisition Leader and HR Consultant

  • Accomplished Talent Acquisition Leader,  Executive, Technical, Engineering, Financial and Corporate Recruiter
  • Partnered with senior management to develop and implement cost-effective workforce plans to maximize human capital assets and sourcing strategies while proactively updating management with recruiting progress
  • Proven track record of successfully locating, identifying and closing top candidate talent and attracting qualified candidates while positioning the organization as an “Employer of Choice”.
  • Experience encompasses start-up companies to Fortune 100 and seasoned in several multinational corporate environments
  • Over 7 years in HR Management and over 15 years in HR Talent Acquisition Leadership
  • Over 28,000 LinkedIn connections; skilled in “Boolean Black belt”
  • Seasoned in researching/sourcing target key candidates through Social/Professional networking including pro-active market research and on-going relationship management
  • Effective development and implementation of Talent Acquisition strategies to support overall business objectives
  • Ability to grasp and provide enterprise-wide perspectives and anticipate long and short term goals
  • Led EEO/Diversity Planning strategy and tactical workforce development/implementation execution at Teledyne.
  • Increased diversity hiring for non-exempt service worker by 27% at Southern California Edison (SCE).
  • Skilled at behavioral interviewing and technical skills assessment and experienced in Full Cycle Recruiting
  • Well experienced in: Taleo, Vurv, Resumix, Restrac, Personic, Employ!, Openhire, Webhire (Kenexa), RecruitMax
  • Consulted with Disney as Vurv Administrator for all Disney companies throughout the US.
  • Demonstrated experience in full cycle recruiting for diverse and hard-to-find skilled professionals 
  • Successfully managed 3rd party vendor relationships
  • Utilize distinctive behavioral interviewing techniques to evaluate candidates and implemented metrics reporting
  • Led University Campus Recruitment program; exceeding Rocketdyne Division hire expectations by 250%.
  • Hired over 300 diverse Engineering, IT, and financial candidates for SCE

Client List:

Answer Financial

Boeing – Rocketdyne Division

Candle Corporation (Now IBM)


DS Waters


Eclipse Aviation


Hughes Space and Communications

J2Global Communications, Inc.

LifeCare Family Services




Skyworks Solutions, Inc.


Southern California Edison

Studio Park Partners Architecture

Telezone (Irwin Naturals

The Walt Disney Company


Total Care Landscape Architects (TCLA)

Troll Systems Inc.

Western Asset Management

Other clients include: MGM/UA, International Rectifier, Micropolis Corporation, Power-One, Lincoln Financial Planners, Security First Group, and Disney - Buena Vista Home Video

Work experience

Successful Corporate Career includes:

Successful Corporate HR Generalist Leader and Seasoned Multi-State HR Manager
  • Extensive experience in Talent acquisition, internal talent development, and outplacement
  • Organizational Development/Training including seminars/workshops (Teledyne)
  • Extensive experience in Employee Relations including policy revision, mentoring, counseling/resolution
  • Extensive experience in compensation/rewards leading/executing performance appraisals and bonus’ guidelines (designed an automated compensation tool with Candle)
  • Experienced in company PR/Community Relations (March of Dimes – Moorpark, SCE Diversity Fair)
  • Experienced in Multi-state Payroll/Benefits Administration
  • Served as a Corporate Change Agent and an active participant in ISO9000
  • Served as Divisional Corporate Ethics Officer
  • Served as Safety Manager, SME with creating innovative safety incentive program and cutting loss time accidents and saving the Division over $600,000 in premiums over three years. Experienced in Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), HSMAT design/execution, ERISA, Workers’ Compensation, COBRA/ HIPPA.
  • Solid understanding of California labor laws, Diversity planning and Affirmative Action.

Human Resources Supervisor (Promoted from HR Generalist)

Served multiple Human Resource departments in multiple state offices including: R&D, sales, marketing, and legal and finance. Successfully developed that companies first monthly-automated employment requisition list that enhanced recruiting responsiveness and communication with hiring managers. Organized an applicant filing system for improved organization and applicant skills inventory. Created an automated tool for mangers to determine compensation rewards.

Aug 2010Present

Talent Acquisition Consultant


Primary responsibilities include recruiting Executive High Level positions to support the Marketing, Compliance, Legal, HR and IT Technology departments.

Previously responsible for high-volume sourcing/recruitment of non-licensed, previously licensed, and currently licensed financial services representatives to support the firms National Call Centers.  (Series 6, 7, 63, Life, Health, and disability) Successful efforts contributed directly to increases in customer service levels. 

Oct 1993Dec 2009

HR and Talent Acquisition Consultant/Technical Recruiter Services

Campbell Executive Services, Inc.
  • Talent Acquisition Leader
  • Technical Recruiting Expert
  • HR Generalist Consulting
  • Training/Speaker

Consult with business and functional leaders to define competencies for specific roles. Interview, pre-qualify, negotiate offers and close hires. Perform reference checks and coach hiring managers on reference techniques. Prescreen candidates with detailed phone screens, evaluating candidate’s compatibility with specific job requirements, ensuring a “right fit” prior to submission to client.Participate in the support of Human Resources initiatives including, selection and training of employee processes, employee relations programs, safety procedures, and diversity.

Full cycle recruiting in multiple business sectors including:

Aerospace, Avionics, Banking, Broadband Technologies, Broadcast Engineering, Consumer Products,e-Business, e-Learning, Engineering, Fiber Optics/Photonics, Finance, Financial, Financial Operations,Financial Services, Information Technology (all), Marketing, Media & Entertainment, Sales, Semiconductor, Telecommunications, Technical Sales, Wireless/Broadband Technologies

Feb 2003Sep 2003

Human Resources Corporate Recruiter

Answer Financial

Primary responsibilities include recruitment of financial, accounting and IT professionals. Including high volume recruitment of sales representatives (20 every six weeks). Full-cycle recruiting, applicant tracking, evaluation, and background investigation. Primary responsibilities include recruitment of financial, accounting and IT professionals.Other HR Generalist activities and HR projects performed as assigned.

Oct 1993Nov 1994

Human Resources Manager

Served as Regional Human Resource Manager for seven Southern California Divisions and the Nevada Division serving an employee base of over 1,200 employees. Provided support in employee relations, training, recruiting, strategic planning and safety/loss management to the Corporate and Divisional Management Staff.

Oct 1990Sep 1993

Manager, Human Resources

Teledyne LAARS

Provided a full service Divisional Human Resource with multiple-state locations. Responsibilities included employee relations, compensation and benefits, training, safety, recruitment, payroll and strategic planning. Company Ethics Officer and an active participant and facilitator in the Total Quality Management program.


Ferris State University

Personnel Management/Industrial Relations


Simon Swart

"I have known Patrick Campbell as an associate and colleague for more than twenty years. He has great people skills, an outstanding work ethic and creative vision which are critical to innovative leadership in the Human Resources function. He is very progressive in his ability to find and develop talent while aligning the appropriate individual with the appropriate opportunity. Patrick has a talent for recognizing individual strengths and weaknesses and leveraging the former while proactively addressing the latter. He truly understands that people are a company's greatest asset and has the ability to ensure that an individual reaches their full potential to the benefit of the organization. He is always on top of industry trends, researching and analyzing talent acquisition techniques and putting them into action. Mr. Campbell would be a valued contributor on any team."

Timothy Hogue

“Patrick worked for me on two separate occasions as a Sr. Technical Recruiter at Western Asset. He consistently delivered high-quality results while working in alignment as a strategic business partner with business units being supported. Patrick builds winning relationships with candidates and is a dedicated, committed individual.” July 6, 2009