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Manager Employee Relations

Bringhurst, Indiana, 46913, United States
May 29, 2018

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**** * ** ** **, Bringhurst, IN *6913 (C) 765-***-****

Professional Summary

High performing, strategic-thinking professional with 6-year background in employee management,

hiring, training and benefits. Highly detail-oriented and organized. Driven to improve morale, decrease

turnover and improve productivity.


Fluent in English/Spanish

Interviewing expertise

Staffing and recruiting professional

Diplomatic and objective

Employee relations

Trustworthy and discreet

New employee orientation

Flexible and adaptable

Work History

Mortgage Loan Officer 08/2017 to Current

Self Employed – Bringhurst, IN

Sold mortgages including new purchase, refinance, home equity lines of credit, and government- sponsored loans.

Achieved aggressive sales goals per month

Served as the primary liaison between the borrower, the underwriter, and the processor.

Utilized DU Underwriter to determine the eligibility for granting loans.

HR Generalist 01/2017 to 07/2017

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics – Lafayette, IN

Identify sources, build pipelines, and create recruiting strategies.

Develop and administer program for comprehensive onboarding and training across departments.

Participate in the investigation, guidance and documentation for disciplinary actions and terminations.

Manage all aspects of leave administration, including employee notifications and vendor management, disability programs and health benefits.

Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance, staying informed of State and Federal employment law changes.

HR Director 04/2015 to 11/2016

Right Steps Child Development Centers – Lafayette, IN

Guide and manage the overall provision of HR services, policies, and programs for the organization.

Designed an employee engagement strategy that improved morale, retained talent, and business continuity through multiple changes with the executive leadership team.

Updated recruitment processes, encompassing sourcing, screening, interviewing, selection, and onboarding.

Spearheaded the annual employee performance appraisal process.

Developed and taught extensive training programs for management/employees on diversity inclusion, leadership, change management, sexual harassment, legal compliance and best practices.

Performance Manager/HR 06/2014 to 04/2015

Morales Group – Kokomo, IN

Liaison between Patriot Porcelain and Morales Group, Inc. (MGI)

Managed MGI employees: Tracked various performance metrics: Defined and developed all pre-training technologies.

Managed employee turnover and retention: Oversaw time and attendance including: timekeeping system, reconciliation, invoice comparison and payroll activities.

Prepared and scheduled evaluations for contingent labor: Counseled employees: Conducted internal audits to ensure compliance.

Managed all phases of recruitment, including: defining hiring management needs, interviewing and selecting applicants.

Plant HR Manager 12/2010 to 06/2014

Protein LLC – Logansport IN

Responsible for managing the HR functions within the facility, partnering closely with the Floor Manager and Plant Manager on issues regarding employee relations, recruitment, benefits, payroll, compensation and training.

Act as a strategic business partner in order to maximize facility productivity.

Advise senior management regarding the proper application of policies, procedures and legislative requirements.

Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and help resolve work related problems.

Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff.

Refereeing disputes, terminating employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.

Identify staff vacancies, recruit, interview and select applicants.

Regional Manager 07/2001 to 10/2010

Transition Resources Corporation – Kokomo, IN

Supervised and coordinated staff activities to ensure effective operations in the local office.

Provide access to educational services and job training, support, additional services suited to the customer’s career goals such as: Assistance with finding a job, assessment of skills and interests, Career counseling, Classroom training, Customized training programs, Emergency services, English as a second language, Job placement, Job training, Remedial education and GED preparation, Skill upgrades and Work experience.

Served as a corporation’s principal representative of local boards and councils: Participated on One-Stop consortia and Workforce Investment Boards.


Associate of Science: Human Resources Administration Expected-2018

Ashworth College

Certificate: Human Resource Management 2014

Villanova University


Notary Public

Mar 2012 – Mar 2020

Commission #634010

Resident Producer Title Insurance

Nov 2016 – Jan 2019

License 8887111

SHRM-CP Certification

May 2015 – Jan 2019

Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification

Feb 2018 – Jan 2021

Mortgage Loan Originator License

NMLS #1617858

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