Summary

Driven, goal-oriented business professional with over 18 years progressive Human Resources experience partnering with business leaders to achieve corporate excellence and drive human resource initiatives. Strategic HR management in the execution of salary management planning, performance management, talent management, employee relations, coaching, job audit analysis, compensation analysis, workforce planning, HR metrics, training and development, and organizational development. 10 years management experience. Strong presentation, process improvement, and decision-making skills.Top Secret Clearance.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2014 - Present

Architecture Program Analyst

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. MTSI

Huntsville, AL -  Serving as a Program Analyst responsible for analyzing and integrating on-going programs-of-record in all services, coordinating the development of system-of-systems across selected Special Operations Command and Office of the Secretary of Defense(Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) programs. Identifies and tracks inter-operability, system-of-system requirements, capability gaps, and ongoing mitigation activities. Tracks program execution, including the expenditure of resources and the execution of contractual tasks. Applies previous Human Resources experience to the development of program plans and budgets, including the identification and costing of critical skill sets in support of cost estimation.

Responsibilities Developed an extensive Basis of Estimate staffing plan for a large scale, on-going project proposal, employing a mix of program analyst and HR-related skill sets. Supports multiple programs in projecting, tracking and applying cost controls to effectively manage established budgets. Participates in business development activities including creation of ROM's(Rough Order of Magnitude Estimation), schedules, SOW's(Statements of Work). Assists in the preparation of proposals.

Nov 2012 - Jun 2014

HR Business Partner 

Integration Innovation, Inc. i3

Human Resources Business Partner Provided day-to-day performance management guidance to line management-coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions. Managed and resolved complex employee relations issues.:

Accomplishments Assisted with creation of compensation plan, created employee job descriptions, career paths, analyzed salaries, allowing company to maintain internal pay equity.  Created supervisory training using PowerPoint and Camtasia.  Successfully led company through DOL audit.  Contributed to proposal efforts by determining labor rates, salaries, preparing market analysis as well as writing and editing HR related sections.  Created resume database for use by managers and business development.  Created mobile application prototype for internal company use.

May 2008 - Nov 2012

Director, Human Resources

Qualis Corporation

Responsible for management of all HR functions including compensation, policy administration, compliance, employee relations, safety, benefits administration for 300+ employee company. Led team of up to four HR professionals in 2 locations focusing on employee retention, recruitment, and training.: 

Accomplishments Created company's first compensation plan.  Restructured policies & procedures bringing the company up to HR standards and compliance.  Successfully upgraded employee recognition program saving company over 10K and improving employee engagement and participation.  Saved the company over 300K in turnover cost with new HR initiatives.  Transitioned exit interviews and benefits administration to self-service allowing for more efficient process and reporting functionality.  Led team through internal HR audit in order to streamline processes and assess compliance. 

May 2006 - May 2008

Production Manager & HR Representative

Verso Technology

Managed a staff of 25 technicians, solderers, assemblers, shipping and receiving personnel for providers of network products to telecommunications service companies.

Accomplishments:

  • Successfully decreased returned merchandise authorization (RMA) turnaround time from 150 to 17 days.
  • Initiated a cross-training program for production personnel resulting in a more flexible workforce and faster production times.
  • Maintained work flow by monitoring steps of the process; identifying bottlenecks in the production flow; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points.
Sep 2002 - Apr 2006

HR Supervisor

Intergraph Corporation

Madison, AL 

Jun 2000 - Sep 2002

HR Representative

Benchmark Electronics

Huntsville, AL 

May 1997 - Jun 2000

HR Representative

SCI Manufacturing(Now Sanmina)

Huntsville, AL 

Training

  • Karrass Effective Negotiating
  • Mediation Training, through Florida Supreme Court
  • Supervisory Certificate, "Effective Supervision", UAH
  • SharePoint Administration, UAH
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Excel 2013, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Project;  OpenHire recruitment software, PeopleSoft, ADP, Deltek, QuickBooks, Camtasia, Prezi, Google Docs

Affiliations & Community Involvement

  • Current Board Member, CASA of Madison County                                
  • Past Board Member & President, North Alabama Chapter of Society of Human Resource Management (NASHRM)
  • Past Board Member, Madison/Marshall County American Red Cross      
  • Member, North Alabama Chapter of American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)      
  • Member, FOCUS Class 22 through Huntsville Leadership Institute
  • Previous Board Member, Research Park Toastmasters

Education

Education
1996

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 

University of Alabama at Huntsville

Area of concentration: Human Resources