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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


  * SAP-HR Super-user

  * Systems-related team subject matter expert.

Work experience

Feb 2009Present

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.

Oct 2005Feb 2009

Human Resource Generalist handling Busch Agricultural Resources, LLC

Jan 2003Oct 2005

Regional Manager, HR

Busch Agricultural Resources, Inc.
Jul 2000Dec 2002

Supervisor, HR

Busch Agricultural Resources, Inc
Jun 1997Jul 2000

Personnel Specialist

Project work for VPHR and Director, HR

Budgeting for 22 cost centers within HR division


1998Jun 1999


1993Aug 1995

Bachelor of Science

National Louis University


Jul 2010

Senior Professional Human Resources

Society for Human Resources