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Management Executive Assistant

Santa Monica, CA, 90404
March 30, 2018

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A: **** Centinela Avenue, Unit *, Santa Monica, CA 90404

T: 714-***-****




• HR leader with holistic experience ranging from people strategy to day-to-day operations, including organizational planning, change management and communications, talent acquisition, performance management, compensation and benefits, onboarding and training, and employment law

• Global experience delivering strategic organizational effectiveness projects, including workforce planning, restructures, mergers and acquisitions, process redesign, and regulatory initiatives to provide tailored solutions and embed change

• Intuitive problem solver with a proven ability to balance conflicting priorities, adapt quickly, and liaise with a range of stakeholders in sensitive environments EXPERIENCE Director, People & Culture (HR) Western Office Los Angeles, California September 2015 to Present

• Head of the HR function (reporting to the CEO and presenting to the Board) with a focus on building infrastructure and succession planning for scalable growth within a commercial furniture project management organization

• Managed the merger and acquisition of a competitor and integrated the two organizations, including managing a public relations firm, internal and client communications, leadership coaching and messaging, functional and role alignment, and the administrative merging of the HR function (e.g., payroll, benefits, policies and procedures, employment and commission agreements, compensation practices, etc.)

• Notable achievements: created and rolled out a career pathing and knowledge transfer mentorship program, an annual performance evaluation process, and an annual employee survey process; revised diversity and inclusion attraction and retention program; updated policies in compliance with current applicable federal and state employment law across the organization and 3 states; and implemented greater controls for payroll and benefits administration processes

Senior Consultant CAST Management Consultants

Los Angeles, California August 2013 to August 2015

• Management consultant in the organizational effectiveness and transformation practice area for the banking, financial services, and entertainment industries

• Extensive project management experience, including resource allocation and management (with teams located locally, nationally, and internationally), status and milestone monitoring, risk mitigation, issue resolution, data gathering and analysis, metrics reporting, and presentation to an executive audience

• Notable achievements: led the design, creation, testing, delivery, and syndication of a tailored data gathering tool, including team management, executive liaison, bank-wide training of 120+ users, and ongoing tool performance metrics Associate The Futures Group

Perth, Western Australia October 2011 to May 2013

• Management consultant in the human capital practice area for the public sector, oil, energy, and resources industries

• Execute cross-functional initiatives, including organizational reviews, succession planning, attraction and retention programs, policies and procedures in compliance with relevant legislation, performance management, and global mobility projects

• Notable achievements: led the development of a business case for the consolidation of an IT division with 70+ FTE located across 9 offices, including an implementation road map, position descriptions, work value analysis, and compensation tiers Executive Assistant to the Managing Director Supercrane Perth, Western Australia September 2010 to September 2011 EDUCATION University of Notre Dame Bachelor of Business Administration South Bend, Indiana Double Major in IT Management and English Literature COMPUTER


• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including VLookup, Pivot Tables/Charts, Macros, and VBA), Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint (including SharePoint Designer and InfoPath), Word, and ADP Workforce Now

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