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Human Resource Resources

Seabeck, Washington, United States
June 13, 2018

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Wendy K. Brant, SPHR

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Transforming Cultures, Empowering Leaders and Building Infrastructure -Learned Human Resource Management Business Partner with over 15 years’ experience.


Human Capital Management

Compensation Analysis

Federal Contracting

Employee Relations

Legal Compliance

Diversity & Inclusion

Strategic Partnership

Talent Acquisition

Benefits Administration

HR Policy Development &


Mergers & Restructuring

Training & Development

Integration and Change

Risk Evaluation & Aversion

Organizational Development

Multicultural Business Acumen

Data Analysis


Human Resource Manager 2009 -2018

SAFE Boats International, LLC, Bremerton, WA

• Served as the HR Business Partner to the Chief Executive Officer and the leadership team of this agile business to meet fluid goals.

• Led the human resource department in strategy and goals execution, oversaw department operations for a company of over 450 employees with multiple sites.

• Consulted and collaborated with administrators and key stakeholders to guide policy development and compliance.

• Analyzed data to meet organizations short and long-term goals.

• Lead compensation benchmarking and salary structure building, fostered increased retention in a volatile employee driven market.

• Streamlined talent recruitment, on-boarding and operations management by championing and implementing a new HRIS system, reducing 25% of administration time.

• Confidently developed and delivered orientation, training, and performance managements programs.

• Managed the HR functions of site expansion, for a four-year $25 million project for the US Navy.

• Successfully defend against wage and hour, EEOC and other employment related claims across the locations.

• Facilitated mandated training, informational and organization reviews with the leadership team.

• Managed legal compliance for change management initiatives transitioning employees from locations, leadership groups and re-organizations.

• Achieved Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) goals by focusing on recruiting strategies and succession planning.

• Coached, mentored and counseled managers on the application and interpretation of company policies, procedures, state and federal HR laws and regulations such as FSLA, EEO, ERISSA.

• Championed positive ongoing employee relations, responded with urgency to team member concerns and conducted investigations.

• Partnered with regional HR Professionals, Educational Directors, Business Leaders and Government Officials to identify key attributes, educational requirements and future employment opportunities to broaden knowledge on career pathway development.

• Nimble human resource professional and project manager. Wendy K. Brant, SPHR

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Transition Assistance Program Facilitator 2005 - 2009 Native American Management Services, Inc. / Inverness Technologies Inc. Korea, Japan & WA Facilitated U.S. Department of Labor Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Employment Workshops for Service Members assigned to military installations worldwide. Provided military to civilian career coaching to identify short and long-term goals. Delivered readiness workshops focused on career interests and search strategies, verbal communication, appropriate dress, image and interview skills. Coordinated travel and workshop requirements worldwide.

National Recruiting Consultant 2007 – 2008

Priority Solutions International, Calgary, AB

Specialized in military to civilian career placements. Recruited in the areas of electrical, mechanical, technical and engineering fields. Represented major industries nationwide. Human Resource Generalist 2002 - 2003

Attention Plus Care, Honolulu, HI

Guided human resources functions for approximately 200 employees in licensed and certified home healthcare organization to meet business goals and client needs from recruitment to exit interviews. Instrumental in JACHO accreditation.

Human Resource Generalist

Thermo Electron / NESLAB Instruments, Newington, NH 2000 – 2002 Owned employee recruitment through retirement, for a 40% company growth in manufacturing with 600 employees. Managed benefits administration including health, dental and life insurances, stock option program and 401K programs. Led employee engagement activities. Worked to ensure ISO compliance. Collaborated on restructuring and transition through corporate acquisition. EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, MEMBERSHIPS & IT

Executive MBA February 2019

Washington State University Pullman, WA

Bachelor of Science Business Administration: Marketing January 1995 Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu, HI

Walt Disney World College Program & General Motors Internship 1990-1992 Disney University Orlando, FL

HR Certification Institute 2017

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)

Professional Affiliations

• Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

• Advisory Board, Center for Excellence in Marine Manufacturing and Technology

• West Sound Human Resource Management Association (WSHRMA)

• Washington Maritime Federation

Computer Skills

• Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Adobe

• Web, internet, email, database

• Solomon, Access, MS Dynamics, HRIS, ADP Workforce Now

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