Summary

HR Leader with strong operational experience, business acumen and bottom-line focus. Skilled at aligning the Human Resources vision and strategy to achieve business objectives to impact people development and talent acquisition. An accomplished professional with a proven ability to lead effectively, strengths include delivering business value through the design and implementation of sound people management practices and processes.

Progressive Responsibilities in the following areas                              July 2000 - February 2009                     

Compensation and Benefits  * Strategy   * Market pricing 

  * Incentive plans   * Job descriptions / analysis 

  * Incentive plan payouts  * Wage and salary surveys

  * Wellness programs

  * Benefits administration/ Health care claim issues

Talent Acquisition

  * Sourcing, recruiting and assessment  * On-boarding / Off-boarding

  * Reduction in force and outplacement assistance 

Training and Development

  * HR functional skills

  * Succession planning   * Organizational restructuring  * Corporate mandated training:  Respect in the Workplace, Violence in the Workplace

  * Personal development and leadership training  * NewsletterPublication Performance Management

  * Coaching  supervisors and managers 

  * Performance improvement pPlans

  * Performance appraisal and development programs

Positive Employee Relations

  * Strategy

  * Employee communication  * Employee climate survey 

  * Progressive discipline, conflict management and terminations

  * Total Reward communication

Compliance and Compliance Audits

  * Drug testing

  * Affirmative Action Planning

  * Training/Process auditing:  AAP, FMLA, FLSA, ADAA, Title VII, I-9  * Oversight to Substance Testing program

 HRIS

  * SAP-HR Super-user

  * Systems-related team subject matter expert.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Managing Partner

The New Face of HR

Providing Human Resource programs and processes to small-medium sized companies to maximize Company profits and improve Employee Satisfaction.  Training, Climate Surveys, HR Audits.  www.newfaceofhr.com

Oct 2005 - Feb 2009

Human Resource Generalist handling Busch Agricultural Resources, LLC

Jan 2003 - Oct 2005

Regional Manager, HR

Busch Agricultural Resources, Inc.
Jul 2000 - Dec 2002

Supervisor, HR

Busch Agricultural Resources, Inc
Jun 1997 - Jul 2000

Personnel Specialist

Project work for VPHR and Director, HR

Budgeting for 22 cost centers within HR division

Education

Education
1998 - Jun 1999

Masters

1993 - Aug 1995

Bachelor of Science

National Louis University

Certifications

Certifications
Jul 2010

Senior Professional Human Resources

Society for Human Resources