Large Scale Organizational Transformation & Change Management, Corporate Restructuring/integration, Performance Management & Succession Planning, Organizational Design & Development, Executive Coaching/Mentoring, HR Compliance, Strategic HR Business Partner, Mediation/Arbitration, Associate Engagement & Retention, Career Pathing & Competency Modeling, HR Metric Design, Incentive Compensation Design & Implementation, Acquisitions, Divestitures, Consolidations, Workforce Planning & Staffing.

Professional Summary

A highly accomplished and business focused Human Resources Professional with extensive experience in market leading organizations in the Financial Services, Marketing, Information and High Technology, Government Aerospace, Field Service, Distribution and Direct Sales industries. A proven track record of success in setting the HR strategic direction and aligning human capital strategies that drive individual, team and organizational performance. Strong experience in delivering increased productivity and profitability through effective people initiatives that include; change management, succession planning, organizational development, M&A integration, talent acquisition, workforce management, employee engagement and compensation design strategies.




Michigan State University


University of North Texas

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Present

VP Human Resources

Kostial Company/Audience Innovation
Responsible for providing HR leadership and strategic direction for an innovative, entrepreneurial, and fast moving executive leadership team. Lead all aspects of Human Resources in the support of a dynamic and fast growing business that spans the U.S. and international markets.
Jul 1999 - Mar 2009

VP Human Resources


Overall responsibility for leading all human capital strategies, programs, and initiatives for a geographically distributed, multi-site business consisting of more than 2,000 employees. This included leadership and oversight for creating organizational capability, talent management, compensation plan design, leadership and organizational development, succession planning, employee engagement, talent acquisition, M&A, and HR compliance.

Aug 1995 - Jun 1999

Director, North American Human Resources - Managed Services


Responsible for directing the human capital practices and programs for the North American Managed Services organization. Developed strong, collaborative working relationships and partnerships with the business leaders to create strategies to maximize individual and organizational effectiveness and improved financial performance.Some of the key strategic initiatives included strengthening the leadership pipeline and developing critical diagnostic, technical and customer service skills of the field service technicians working in 42 US states, Puerto Rico and across Canada.

Apr 1993 - Jul 1995

Human Resources Manager

Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc.
Responsible for leading the Distribution Human Resources team for Mary Kay’s five domestic regional Distribution Centers located in Texas, New Jersey, Georgia, Illinois, and California. Served as a trusted advisor, coach, counselor and business partner to senior business leaders in the areas of talent management, employee relations, organizational design, leadership and workforce planning.
Sep 1980 - Apr 1993

Senior Human Resources Manager

Texas Instruments, Inc.

Senior Human Resources Manager - Information Technology Group 1991-1993

Provide HR leadership and strategic direction for TI's global information technology organization that provided information systems and services, resources, and technology tools throughout the entrprise and to its global customers.

Human Resources Manager, Defense Systems & Electronics Group 1981-1991

Strategic HR leader for multiple business segments within TI's Defense Systems and Electronics Group (DSEG). These defense related business segments included: Electro-Optics Division, Avionics Division, HARM Division, and the Advanced Technology Division.

Manufacturing/Assembly Supervisor - Semiconductor Group 1980-1981


Department of Defense