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Human Resource and Employee Engagement Manager

San Jose, California, United States
May 30, 2017

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Andrea Vu Chasko

***** ********* *****, ********, ** 95070

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Human Resource and Talent Management Profile

Human Resource and Employee Engagement Professional experienced working in fast-paced environments particularly leadership, diversity/inclusion, sales/marketing, operations, talent management, succession planning, and disability accessibility demanding strong organizational, technical, and interpersonal skills. Confident and poised in interactions with individuals at all levels including coaching and facilitation. Analytical with attention to detail, task-orientated, self-motivated, and possesses the inherent ability to multitask, work under pressure, meet deadlines and work as a team member as well as a team lead.

Core Competencies

HR, Project & Program Management

ADA and FMLA Laws

Budget Management

Diversity and Inclusion

People & Business Analytics


External Partner/Stakeholder Management and Engagement

Accommodation and Accessibility

Translating Data into Strategy & Business Development

Diversity & Inclusion

Employee Relations

Vendor Management


Google, Mountain View, CA February 2011 – 2016

Program Manager, Leadership Development and Diversity

Program managed 2 of the largest and most successful cohort Leadership Programs at Google reaching over 2,000 Googlers mid to senior level managers and leaders across all functions (Tech, HR, Sales) including one day workshop programs such as Building Authentic Relationship, Trusted Advisor, Influencing up & above, and Trusted Advisor. Beginning to end program design and development. In-depth program metrics and analysis along with people and business impact analysis,

In total over 150 programs and events managed and coordinated for Google. Some included 1 day events to multi-day events, to cohort program events that in total occurred over 6 months.

Managed vendor relationships, $2 million dollar budget, and stakeholder expectations. This included handling of RFPs, Vendor contracts, security background checks and clearances, and vendor onboarding.

Learning formation strategy and roadmap development. Talent Management and succession planning through programs. Specialized in creating, designing, implementing, coaching, facilitating, and scaling programs from 4hr workshops to 6 month cohort programs globally.

Successfully launched and scaled programs across 20+ Google offices globally while leading teams of 3-30 people. Which included Curriculum and feedback analysis, design, impact analysis and rationalization.

Collaborated and partnered closely with LDBPs, HRBPs, and leadership to identify top development priorities and potential talent for programs. Designed talent review and success planning processes and collaborated with HR Business Partners to develop calibration and roll-up sessions

Partnered aside Diversity, Women’s Leadership, & Disability programs. Key partner regarding ADA and Section 503.

Genzyme Biosurgery, Boston, MA 2010 - 2011

Project Coordinator

Provided an array of logistical and administrative support for the Medical Affairs Division. Reviewed, formatted, prepped and circulated materials for the Scientific Review Committee, Medical Review Board, Peer Review Board, and Publications Tactical and Literature Update Meetings. Products supported were Synvisc, Carticel/MACI, and Sepra Film.

Managed a $2 million dollar grant budget using the MyGifts Grant Application System for Medical Affairs, which included compiling completed grant applications for approval, conducting initial review of application prior to Vice President, follow up communication with vendors, and distributing declinations or approvals/checks.

Assisted in all aspects of onboarding new team members which included coordinating training sessions and assisted with creation of training materials, Chicago, IL, 2008-2009

Account Executive/Recruiter

Served various roles due to the multiple priorities. Performed sales functions by analyzing and creating online recruitment solutions targeted towards mid-size companies. Supported marketing by delving into the client relationship and discovering their priorities; therefore what marketing campaign would be most effective. Worked closely with Accounts Receivables to ensure that client’s accounts were current.

Achieved 110% of quota, 80% of quota achieved through new clientele

Troubleshooted client issues and ensured clients were satisfied with their ROI.

Prepared project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

Led bi-weekly team meeting to collaborate and coordinate on sales/marketing strategy

Worked with clients, all necessary recruiting, screening and where indicated, testing. Participated in the interview and selection process. Worked with hiring managers to develop appropriate job descriptions for each position.

Super Kids Center, Oakland, CA, 2002-2009

Founder/Program Director

Directed, planned, and led the day to day operations of this non-profit organization. Directed a 12-person team, partnered with educational professionals both public and private to develop individual student goals. Recruited, trained and coached a dependable staff on disability specifically autism related issues, Applied Behavior Analysis, Discrete Trial, Augmentative Communication, and Facilitated Play. Provided academic and social services focused on skill development, inclusion and integration. Coordinated across multiple functions, disciplines, and organizations to ensure maximum progress for students. Tracked and monitored student goals and provided training for colleagues.

Updating and training school staff, organizations, and administrations on American Disabilities Act, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and appropriate accommodations and accessibility for students with disabilities.

Duties and responsibilities included formulating policies, managing daily operations, and meeting with clients/families on various sites

Developed assessment tools to determine appropriate IEP goals for students.

As a consultant, developed a community program which included elementary, middle, and high school students along with educators, university and community volunteers.

Instrumental in development and adoption in multiple school districts of facilitated play programs, social skills programs and integrated swim programs. Worked closely to identify and provide accommodations necessary for success.

Helped coordinate events that secured both private and public funding to provide scholarships for children to attend program.

Sun Microsystems, Santa Clara, CA, 1999-2000

Intern, Organizational Effectiveness – Information Technology

Integrated with existing team to provide core services and support organizational vision as well as design services; provided support for team and executive/management development services.

Researched possible strategic changes to Sun’s HR Programs to allow them to manage the globally distributed talent that technology can bring together.

Core project consisted of performing market research, market analysis, and market survey on Sun’s products versus their competitors

Education and Credentials

BA, American Studies, 2007 University of California, Berkeley, CA

Concentration – Human and Community Development

Culture-Driven Team Work Certificate, 2017 University of Pennsylvania

Human Resource Management Certificate – In progress Q3 2018 University of California, Berkeley, CA

CTI Coaching Certification – In progress May 2017 Coaches Training Institute, San Rafael, CA

Skills / Software

MHS 360 Certification, True Colors, Insights, MBTI, FIRO B, Strength Finders, Google Docs, Microsoft Office Suite, LMS, Quickbooks, Adobe Professional, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Flash, Pivotal, HRIS


Starkey Hearing Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2016 -present


Participated in a global mission to Vietnam with a team of audiologists and volunteers to help fit 2,000 patients with custom hearing aids.

Head of the events team in the Bay Area for a Hearing Health Campaign & Charity on November 4, 2017. Responsible for speakers, entertainers, venue, sponsorship and 2,000+ hearing and hard of hearing guests.

Partner to design and deliver “Listen Carefully” campaign to Seattle school districts to teach children about noise inducing hearing loss. This will also be a fundraiser event for Starkey so that they can continue to provide free hearing aids and assistive technology locally to Washington School for the Deaf and globally on missions.

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We All Matter Consulting, San Jose, CA 2017-present

Founder, Leadership and Diversity Consultant and Coach

Created an organization that serves nonprofit organizations as well as minorities, people with disabilities and veterans regarding leadership, diversity & inclusion, cross-cultural communication, and career coaching. Services are pro bono.

In addition, we are partnered with San Jose State University and Cal State East Bay as their preferred vendor to assist graduating students with disabilities transition into the workforce via career counseling and coaching. Services are pro bono.

Recruited a team 8 experienced coaches to donate their time to minorities, people with disabilities and veterans.

In addition, we educate organizations as well as students regarding the law and their rights under the ADA, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and their rights regarding accessibility and accommodation in the workplace., National 2017-present

Northern California Partner/Volunteer Diver

Collaborated with original chapter located in IL to secure facility space in the Bay Area with the VA in Palo Alto

Negotiated Facility usage with the Veterans Affair Palo Alto location

Recruiting sponsorship from local dive shops for equipment

Recruiting and assisting in training volunteer divers to work with people with disabilities

Building relationships with local organizations that support people with disabilities and vets to recruit participants

Pacer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2017 -present

Disability Consultant

Assisting CEO to bring initiatives such as Pacer’s Anti-Bullying Campaign to the Bay Area.

Drive sponsorship and creation of a Bay Area Assistive Technology Center for people with disabilities.

Providing L&D services and coaching to PACER employees.


1.Kathrin O’Sullivan, Executive Development Manager

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2.Linda Castillo, Leadership Manager

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3.James Gilliam, Director of Enterprise Solutions

Qwalify 248-***-****

4.Tony Reilly, Organizational Development Consultant

Anthony Reilly Consultants 303-***-****

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