Richard Rossignol

Summary

Graduated from UCLA in 1980 Richard has spent 7 years in operations before embarking on a career in Human Resources. He has spent the last 20 years years managing Human Resource in small to medium sized companies.He has a proven track record of success. Expertise in: organizational development, training, compensation, employee/labor relations, compliance, policies and procedures, safety, benefits, conflict resolution, employee selection/retention, and recognition programs. Strengths in: developing and implementing strategic plans for human capital that drives corporate strategy; visualizing and developing proactive solutions to complex problems, and providing innovative and creative solutions. Skilled in mergers & acquisitions and the integration of the entities.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Present

Consultant

RTR Consulting HR Experts
2002 - 2007

Vice President Human Resources

Ventura Distribution/FirstLook Studios

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Vice President Human Resources

Responsible for designing, developing and implementing the strategic human capital plans necessary to support and meet First Look’s fast growth as a full service entertainment company. Design programs that enable the company to attract and retain employees. Managed a budget in excess of $1 million and a staff of 3 employees

  • Developed and led programs to communicate the company vision, direction, and to encourage employees to function as a team.
  • Led a comprehensive restructuring initiative that resulting in $4 million in annual cost savings.
  • Developed and implemented policy for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Reduced manpower by 20% with zero litigation.
  • Reduced company’s exposure to litigation by designing, and implementing employee relations training programs.

·Developed benefit plans without increase in cost that improved utilization of plans and employee satisfaction.

  • Designed and managed the first workforce plan to meet the company’s growth of 25%. Managed the workforce plan to save $850k.
  • Reduced workers compensation cost by 30% within one year.
  • Develop a total compensation program to achieve our talent management and retention goals.
1995 - 2002

Director Human Resources

Cerwin Vega
May 1993 - Jul 1995

Princpal

Richard Rossignol & Associates
Mar 1991 - May 1993

Regional Human Resources Manager

Aug 1987 - Mar 1991

Director Human Resources

Education

Education
Sep 1977 - Apr 1980

BA

UCLA