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Manager Microsoft Office

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
January 16, 2018

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“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.” Lawrence Bossidy, GE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Passionate, success-oriented professional skilled at collaborating with senior executives to identify corporate needs and develop and implement plans that align HR initiatives with current business strategies. Entrepreneurial spirit with strong business acumen who has successfully facilitated corporate culture changes, designed and executed continuous improvement programs and developed recruiting and engagement strategies. Dynamic leadership skills that include:

• Exceeding goals through strategic talent acquisition and key employee retention

• Strong communication and interactive skills at all organizational levels

• Strategic problem solving skills that incorporate past, present and future requirements

• Making persuasive presentations to employees, management and potential clients

• Exceling in fast-paced environments and meeting objectives amid competing deadlines AREAS OF EXPERTISE

• Employee Engagement

• Talent Acquisition

• Employment Law

• Conflict Resolution

• Performance Management

• Change Management

• Professional Development

• Succession Planning

• Project Administration

• Compensation Plan Development


Talent Acquisition and Retention Manager – Whelan Security, St. Louis, MO (December 2016 – December 2017)

• Evaluated current HR processes to identify efficiency opportunities and developed plan to reallocate resources to maximize output while remaining inside budget guidelines

• Devised and executed a consistent, effective and efficient full cycle recruiting strategy using multiple sourcing tools, which was instrumental in transitioning a 250 person distribution center for a Fortune 100 company in less than 60 days with 100% of positions filled

• Developed and initiated career path program for new hires to improve employee engagement and reduce turnover

• Safeguarded against unfair labor and hiring practices and made sure all proper documentation was collected during worker’s compensation, FMLA and employee dispute investigations

• Ensured that the HR team continually supported the business strategy, goals and shared philosophy of the organization

• Advised senior management on all aspects of human resources, including workforce assessment, succession planning and performance-based incentive programs Page 2

Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Business Development – Fallon Security Design, St. Louis, MO (May 2015 – November 2016)

• Analyzed client business processes and made recommendations for improvements to IT and physical security procedures and design implementations

• Developed change management plans to allow for smooth transitions from pre-existing methodologies to newly designed systems

• Presented recommendations and achieved approval from multiple business units for innovative approaches to current business challenges

• Identified new business development opportunities at the executive level and implemented marketing strategies

• Recruited IT and security professionals to develop a service network, ensuring uniform delivery throughout the United States.

• Established and maintained relationships with OEMs and negotiated reduced pricing to stay within budget constraints

General Manager/HR Strategic Partner - Loomis, St. Louis, MO (November 2008 – May 2015)

• Developed creative staffing solutions that reduced overtime by 20% and allowed cross training between departments

• Formulated and implemented business plans that resulted in 100% year over year profit improvement for 4 consecutive years

• Using engagement and change management skills, established a new branch culture which resulted in higher productivity, greater worker satisfaction and a reduction in employee turnover from 62% to less than 30%

• Investigated and documented all worker’s compensation claims, employee disputes and employee misconduct reports. Ensured all guidelines were followed per EEOC, OSHA and FMLA regulations.

• Increased customer retention from 65% to nearly 100% in less than 3 years

• Utilized lean methodologies to maximize route efficiencies, resulting in a 15% reduction of routes, while decreasing wage and fringe costs by 25%


Senior Event Coordinator - American Diabetes Association, St. Louis, MO District Manager - Fidelity Mortgage, St. Louis, MO Branch Manager – Beneficial, O’Fallon, MO


SPHR Certification HRCI

Lean Logistics Certification John Cook School of Business, SLU, St. Louis, MO BA, Industrial/Organizational Psychology Baker University, Baldwin City, KS Clayton Area Chamber of Commerce

National Association of Professional Women


Microsoft Office Suite (All Versions), PowerPoint, Outlook, Illustrator, Oracle, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, ACT, Taleo, Brass Ring, CareerBuilder, ZipRecruiter, Indeed, LinkedIn

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