Ross Sanders

Ross Sanders


Adaptable PHR Certified HR Professional (certified since '99) with fifteen years of progressive HR experience demonstrating success as a Human Resource Business Partner supporting different business units across various industries (Defense, Engineering, Quality, Consulting, Financial Services,Telecommunications, Healthcare, State & Local Government). HR Generalist experience includes Strategic HR Management & HR Administration, Employee Relations, Executive / Management Consulting, HRIS / HRIM, Social & Media Branding, HR Learning & Development, Talent Acquisition & Management, Benefits and Compensation / Pay Planning.


HR Business Partner, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Learning & Development, Executive Coaching, Talent Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Social & Media Branding, Organizational HR planning, Global Pandemic Planning & Organizational Readiness, Business Process Improvement, Management Consulting, Succession Planning, HR Information Systems & Management, HR Data & HR Metrics Reporting, Corrective Action, Dispute Resolution, SOx, FMLA, ADA, Benefits and Compensation.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2008 - Present

HR & Talent Acquisition Leader

Ultra Electronics

Ultra is an internationally successful defense, security, transport and energy company with a long, consistent track record of development and growth. I provide HR, HR Information Systems and Talent Acquisition support to several of Ultra Electronics' Business groups across North America to include Advanced Tactical Systems, Airport Systems, Nuclear Sensors & Process Instrumentation (NSPI) and ProLogic Inc. Responsibilities: Manage full life cycle talent acquisition and management initiatives for on-boarding Technical and Professional staff. Provide HR guidance in defining, developing and documenting workflow processes and programs related to branding, sourcing, acquiring, on-boarding, HR new hire orientation, compensation & pay planning, benefits, employee engagement & relations, performance management, HRIS & HRIM applications, terminations and off-boarding. *Engaged in development, documentation and delivery of the Lominger Leadership Architect solution ( for enterprise-wide integration of behavioral-based competency models into HR, talent acquisition, performance management and HR change management processes. *Leading Intellum LMS implementation effort ( for Ultra as well as an online Performance Mgmt System. *In early 2010 migrated Ultra ATS' Talent platform from Jobster to Jobvite ( to increase social recruiting, employment branding, communication, requisitioning and metrics capabilities.

Aug 2004 - Sep 2007

HR Generalist Consultant


HR Generalist with global and multi-site support for Dell's Financial Services, Supplier & Engineering Quality, Business Process Improvement, and Customer Experience organizations. Worked with regional HR Business Partners to provide support to over 1,100 executives, managers and employees throughout China, Singapore, Malaysia, Ireland, Brazil and multiple sites throughout the United States.

Mar 2001 - Aug 2004

HR Manager

Broadwing Communications

Broadwing, based in Austin, started off as IXC Communications back in the mid '90s before the Internet boom. During this period, Cincinnati Bell (CBB) bought IXC and became Broadwing Inc. and "The World's Most Beautiful Network" was born. Broadwing would eventually be sold by Cincinnati Bell to Corvis, one of its optical suppliers, in 2003. Corvis kept Broadwing's name and logo and would look to capitalize on its brand and increase its size and presence as a player in the telecom space. Broadwing acquired Focal Communications in 2004 and grew its customer base and became cashflow positive and then was bought by Level 3 Communications (LVLT) in 2006.


1991 - 1995


Texas A&M University



Employee Relations

HR Business Partner


1999 - 2011

Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI)