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Manager Human Resources

Fort Mill, South Carolina, 29708, United States
May 28, 2010

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Elaine DeBonis Durrman

717-***-**** cell

Fort Mill, SC 29708

Summary of Qualifications: Multi-talented senior level human

resources leader with over 20 years experience in full range of human

resources functions specializing in Employee Relations and

Organizational Development with strong appreciation for the

relationship between good human resource management and profitability.

Enjoy excellent reputation for innovative programs designed to maximize

human productivity and overall organization effectiveness in union and

non-union organizations.

Career Highlights:

Jacobs Ladder Job Center, Charlotte, NC

02/2009 - 04/2010

Human Resource Consultant and Volunteer

Supporting unemployed and working poor clients by teaching life skills,

writing resumes, and advising on Human Resource related issues for

intercity job center; designed and delivered training programs to meet

client needs

Seaton Corporation

06/2002 - 12/2008

Business Partner/Sr. Human Resource Manager; Charlotte, NC

On-Site Single Point of Contact Senior Human Resources Manager for multi-

site manufacturing organizations with 1200+ employees where I managed day-

to-day interaction with client, and direct management of the office team

which includes payroll, recruiting, safety, security and operations.

Managed forecasting, financial and trend analysis, recruiting, strategic

planning and site action plans, and implemented and sustained best

practices and programs to help meet operational goals

. Successful start up of Seven (7) new operations

. Analyzed and Developed Organizational Training Programs with

curriculum and content designed to meet operational goals; including

documentation, training tracking and consistent methodologies designed

for e-learning and classroom delivery; facilitated training for all

levels of participants

. Delivered HR services including consulting, counseling, training,

employee relations, general employee communications and all aspects of

total rewards such as pay planning and position classification

. Authored, Designed and Presented Standard Operating Procedures and

associated training

. Created and implemented unique candidate assessment process credited

with substantial improvement in the quality and retention of new hires

resulting in the reduction of turnover by 37%

Arthritis Foundation of Central Pennsylvania (Non-Profit Organization)

09/2000 - 06/2002

Vice President, Finance and Development; Camp Hill, PA

Increased the visibility of the Foundation in the Central PA area with

fiscal responsibility for all aspects the Budget, financial analysis, bank

reconciliations, 5 year strategic plan, and Board Development

. Revamped accounting procedures resulting in immediate

cash flow and annual savings of $500,000

. Developed five year strategic plan which included

decreases in long-term debt and loan refinances

. Negotiated new health care plan for foundation

resulting in savings of $200,000

. Successful outcome of annual capital campaign

Elaine DeBonis Durrman

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Federal Express Corporation

09/1990 - 12/1996

HR Manager Airport Operations; Philadelphia, PA

Responsible for the operational management of the airport facility in a way

that provides maximum service to customers while maintaining a cost-

effective operation; supervised the loading and off loading of aircraft;

OSHA, DOT, Airport Safety standards; Human Resource Manager for a staff in

excess of 1000 employees in a 24/7 operation; prepared annual department

operating budget of more than $2.8 million dollars.

. Successful outcome of keeping the collective

bargaining unions out of this environment

. Delivered HR services including consulting,

counseling, training, employee relations, general

employee communications and all payroll


. 99.8% on time departures for flight operations

. Managed Logistics Warehouse for IBM and Defense

Distribution Facility (DDRE)

. Reduced OSHA recordable accidents to below industry


All Island Management d.b.a. Budget Rent A Car

01/1980 - 09/1990

Regional Director of Operations & HR Manager; Miami, FL

Multi-unit director of operations for airport and eastern seaboard city

locations for union and non-union rental car facilities where I sat as

First Chair Human Resource Manager for 3 union contract negotiations.

Resolved labor relations issues, performance management, and employee

retention in addition to preparation and facilitation of training and

development programs. Prepared and maintained budgets for multiple

locations including the wholesale and auction of depreciated vehicles

. Reduction in Labor Grievances through open door initiatives and employee


. Authored New Hire Orientation and Conflict Resolution Training Programs

. Set Up Standard Operation Procedures for new business start-up locations

Through 2001, I worked in family business with multi-site operations where

I gained the basic operational management experience to include general

ledger and budget reconciliation, customer service and employee relations.

Villanova University:

Currently enrolled and working on Masters Certification for Human Resources

and the Six Sigma Green Belt

Completion of Management Training Programs in all phases of my employment

to include American Management Association and American Society for

Training and Development


. Jacob's Ladder Job Center, Human Resources Advisor

03/2009 -Current

. Charlotte Career In Transition Groups

. Susan G. Komen - Breast Cancer Events, Volunteer

. American Cancer Society - Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Co-Chair

. Charlotte Jets AAU Basketball, Team Mom

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