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Human Resources Employee Relations

Round Rock, Texas, United States
February 22, 2018

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Proficient in Microsoft Office, ADP, Visio and HRIS.

Well-organized, detail-oriented, resourceful individual with excellent interpersonal communication.

Over 10 years experience in Human Resources, as well as, Payroll environment.

Certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and through SHRM (SHRM-CP).

Knowledgeable in current employment laws and regulations.

Current member/volunteer of SHRM, the Austin Human Resource Management Association (AHRMA)


Employment Law


360 Degree Feedback

HR Department Startup

Employee Relations

Training and Development

Recruitment and Retention

Performance Management/Coaching

HRIS and Payroll

OSHA/Workers’ Compensation

New Employee Orientation

Annual Testing and Reporting

Immigration Stock Option Plan Administration


HR Consultant

Ottobock Healthcare 2017-Current

Manage the Benefits/HRIS function

Actively involved in the acquisition and post-merger activity of a Northeast technology company to ensure a timely and smooth transition while minimizing disruption to engagement and productivity.

Deliver HR reporting and analytics

Oversaw competitive benchmarking project of Paid Time off program

HR Business Partner 2015-May 2017

Absolute Software, LLC Austin, TX

Operates as the sole HR professional outside of Absolute corporate headquarters (Vancouver, Canada). Responsible for providing strategic and tactical support to the U.S., U.K. and EMEA organizations.

Work closely with the Business Leaders, both local and remote, and corporate HR to align business and HR strategies.

Initiated benchmarking analysis to ensure competiveness of benefit programs

Develop new initatives for both US and UK offices to encourage employee engagement and support corporate culture

Provide leadership and guidance on a global scale for the full scope of Human Resources functions including all aspects of employee relations, performance management, training, change management, benefits and management coaching with the purpose of encouraging a high performance work culture.

Monitor and ensure compliance with federal and state laws; initiated and oversaw job analysis project to ensure compliance with the FLSA.

Partner closely with corporate Recruiting team and hiring managers to ensure recruitment needs of USA and EMEA operations are met; participate in sourcing, interview & selection process as required

Facilitate and helped revamp employee onboarding and orientation programs

Handled recruiting for various sales and administration roles.

Human Resources Manager 2013-2015

Mozido Inc. Austin, TX

Responsible for building and overseeing the Human Resources Department of a fast-paced, dynamic global technology start up company headquartered in Austin, TX. During tenure the company raised over $250 million in funding to support its merger and acquision strategy across the globe.

Iniatiated and administered a new 401K Plan and Benefits program

Drove the design, execution and delivery of the annual Performance Management Process and Annual Bonus Program.

Executed the roll-out of a new Stock Option Plan in partnership with the General Counsel.

Responsible for M&A due diligence.

Ensured HR compliance with local and global laws.

Managed on site HR Assistant

Oversaw all global recruitment activities.

Managed ongoing relationships with Recruiting agencies to renegotiate rates and ensure compliance with contract agreement

Handled employee relations issues. Identified issues and recommended solutions. Provided coaching and training where needed.

Managed visa and immigration matters, interfacing with immigration attorney as needed.

Designed and delivered HR reports on a regular basis; created ad hoc queries and reports as needed.

Initated internal audit process for I-9 information, employee files, Employee Handbook and ERISA.

Participated on the Executive Leadership Team and on the Compensation Committee for the Board of Directors.

Human Resources Generalist 2001 – 2008

Wilshire Homes Austin, TX

Solely responsible for all areas of the human resources department of a local residential construction company including the administration of all benefits, employee/supervisor training, employee relations, HRIS, worker’s compensation, OSHA recordkeeping, compliance with state/federal laws, recruitment, exit interviews and the design/implementation of policies and procedures.

Managed the human resources function for about 300 employees across several cities.

Responsible for semi-monthly payroll on ADP.

Responsible for the creation and generation of monthly/yearly reporting that included turnover analysis, employee census information, 40lk testing, etc.

Trained/coached managers and supervisors in performance management, recruitment techniques and conflict resolution.

Developed several training presentations in the areas of Behavioral Interviewing, Recruiting, Performance Appraisals and New Hire Orientation. Implemented an online Harassment Training Program.

Coordinated the recruitment process including the advertising of open positions, interviewing and assessment of applicants, extending job offers. Further expanded this role by developing a relationship with School of Construction Science at TX A&M and implementing an internship program for students of that program..

Handled the design, implementation and communication of a new, competitive benefits program that included a 401k, Health, Life, dental, disability and Section 125 Plans.

Responsible for Open Enrollment and the annual renewal process which included adjusting plans and negotiating for more affordable rates.

Responsible for all Group Benefit Programs along with all annual reporting and testing.

Implemented a successful 360 Degree Assessment Program for company managers and leaders.

During tenure, company was named Best Places To Work in Austin for 2 years in a row.

Human Resource Generalist 2000 - 2001

Liaison Technology Austin, TX

Responsible for various HR generalist duties for this local technology startup including administration of all benefits, reporting, recruiting, management training and coaching and employee relations.

Responsible for semi-monthly, multi-state payroll on ADP.

Responsible for the implementation of policies and procedures. Developed and presented company’s first Employee Handbook.

Human Resources Specialist 1996 - 2000

Austin Regional Clinic / Covenant Management Systems Austin, TX

Responsible for the recruitment, testing, placement and training of various applicants. Utilized various recruitment techniques such as, advertising via the newspaper and internet, as well as, attending job fairs.

Coordinated new employee orientation on a bi-weekly basis.

Served as HRIS Administrator. Familiar with various HRIS databases, as well as, various payroll systems.

Responsible for all benefit administration and enrollment involving medical, dental and life insurance, the 401(k) Plan and flexible spending accounts.

Assisted in the development and management of the company’s self-insured group health plan.

Responsible for unemployment and worker’s compensation claim, as well as, OSHA Reporting

Conducted exit interviews. Created and analyzed turnover reports to determine trends.

Participated in the search for a new and compatible HRIS.



Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology

Completion of the Human Resource Management Certification Program

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