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Strategic, innovative, and high-performing senior Human Resource Professional with 10+ years of experience.  Results-driven business partner with proven record in developing and implementing HR best practices in growing and developing organizations, along with a flair for creating work environments that attract and hold top-notch talent. Effective hands on leader and counselor to senior management and an engaged and supportive employee advocate who can be trusted and relied on to champion the needs of the employee while serving the best interests of the organization. HR expertise in the areas of coaching & development, talent management, performance management, employee relations and HR policy interpretation and improvement. Experience supporting business groups including IT, sales, consulting, and marketing within professional services, marketing/digital & entertainment industries. Fluency in Spanish contributes to superior communication, strong presentation skills, and sensitivity to multicultural situations. 

Work experience

Jan 2013Present

Human Resource Business Parter

Fruition Partners, a CSC Company

Developed people strategy across US, Canada, and the United Kingdom for professional services firm in order to drive business performance. Coached mid-level supervisors through senior management in areas of employee relations, recruiting, employment law, workforce planning, and organizational development while acting as employee advocate & change agent.  Supported all phases of human resources activity including onboarding, learning and development, retention, performance management, metrics and reporting, and exits/termination actions.  Managed outside vendors, contractors, and agencies.

  • Business Partner for Sales, Technical Shared Services, Architecture, and Solutions Design & Development Teams: Partnered with business unit leaders to provide coaching and leadership in areas such as employee relations, compensation, talent development, and workforce planning.
  • Implemented HR programs and solutions with an emphasis on talent and organizational development, underlying talent problem identification and recommended solutions, employee relations, and talent/skills enhancement.
  • Revamped & managed company intern program, developing formal curriculum and on the job training, culminating in the hiring of multiple skilled entry level consultants.
  • Redesigned and managed annual company-wide performance review process to include formal manager training.
  • Provided guidance and support to client organizations during 2 global acquisitions.
  • Designed & implemented recruitment process and strategy across the US by developing close partnerships with business units. Created and implemented employer recruitment branding strategy, as well as the selection and implementation of Jobvite, ATS system.
  • Delivered full recruitment services including hiring and on-boarding highly skilled employees in a competitive market, successfully recruiting 110 highly skilled employees in 2013, 74 in 2014, and 40 in 2015.
  • Developed and delivered employee training on various topics; recruitment & interviewing, management skills, systems, processes & policies.
  • Assisted design and executed a training retreat for leadership team. Owned, created and presented on leadership topics and facilitated conversations to solution pain points.
May 2011Dec 2013

Sr. Corporate Recruiter

Hudson RPO

Full-cycle recruiter dedicated to clients to include Starcom Media,, and Caesars Entertainment.

  • Managed 13-34 middle though senior level salaried role requisitions at a given time for search, planning, buying, sales, operations and analytics job functions utilizing sourcing strategies designed for each client.
  • Able to develop strong talent pipelines through social networks, job boards, professional, and academic associations.
Jan 2010Jan 2011


Paladin Recruitment & Staffing

Responsible for efforts on a national scale to recruit candidates in multiple disciplines including: creative, interactive, marketing, instructional design, executive and technology industries. Consulted with clients regarding hiring and recruitment strategy, employee relations, and provided client services.

May 2006Oct 2009

Recruitment Manager

Semper International

Accountable for creation of recruitment strategy, candidate sourcing, on-boarding, performance management, training, payroll administration, sales, and marketing tasks. Established search objectives and job descriptions though partnering with client's senior leadership to determine company business model, positioning, and culture.

  • Doubled total revenue in the Chicago market through effective candidate pool creation, networking, and successful staffing of qualified candidates.
Oct 2005May 2006

Healthcare Recruiter

Total Nurses Network

Accountable for the recruitment and placement of temporary healthcare professionals in per diem and contract positions. Performed HR administrative functions: reference and background checks, skill testing, drug screens compliance, new hire orientation.

  • Placed average 70-80 nursing shifts per week throughout Chicagoland nursing homes and hospitals.




University of Illinois

Human Resource Development



University of Phoenix

Strategic Human Resource Management



Northwestern University

Communication Studies


Mar 2015Mar 2018


Society of Human Resources
Jan 2015Jan 2018


HR Certification Institute

Certificate in Instructional Technology 

San Diego State University


Recruitment Tools

LinkedIn Recruiter, various career sites and networking groups/events

Human Resource Tools

Ultipro, ADP Workforce NOW

Business Software, , Concur, ServiceNow, Microsoft Office

Applicant Tracking Systems

Jobvite, Taleo, Hodes, PeopleClick, and Vurv