Accomplished management professional with proven ability to plan, manage, and oversee the execution of projects and responsibilities. Excel at working collaboratively with people at all levels in an enterprise.
Project Management Human Resource Management Corporate Travel and Events Management
Executive Administrator Contracts Administrator Grant Administrator
Project Administrator and Executive Administrative Assistant
2010 to 2018
Project Administrator Executive Administrative Assistant
Master Packaging Master Packaging Foundation, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Provide all administrative functions for the CEO of two companies, including corporate and personal needs.
Develop and market philanthropic projects at the local and international levels. Improve employee engagement in philanthropic projects.
Corporate travel agent for three companies
Corporate event planner for 4 annual events for three companies
Written Correspondence & file maintenance
Expense account processing
Executive Human Resource processing
Personal travel secretary for International and Domestic travel with the CEO
Corporate Travel and Events Management
2010 to 2011 (contract)
Travel Destinations Management, Owings Mills, MD
Oversee data entry quality in the SABRE reservation system.
Enter and proof data in the proprietary data base.
Resolve data entry issues.
Coordinate Professional Association Trade Show
Event Planning and Management
2010 to 2012 (contract)
American College Professional Association, Washington, DC
Coordinate the exhibit hall for the 2011 National Conference.
Manage exhibit hall registration.
Sell exhibit space and conference sponsorships.
2008 -2011 (contract)
Audit Team Coordinator
Danya International, Silver Spring, MD
*Plan, staff and support Head Start Monitoring Review teams
*Plan assigned reviews, identify review team members who meet criteria, contact and confirm participation
*Arrange travel logistics for review teams
*Provide 24 hour support to auditors, grantees and Danya Staff
Human Resource Management
2006 - 2007
Human Resource Manager
Home Depot, Frederick, MD
Personnel management (all phases) for 210 team members (exempt and non-exempt).
Manage labor forecasting and scheduling for 24/7 day personnel.
Manage store training, district supervisor training, and district human resource captain.
Coordinate regional hiring events.
Lead the retention program, resulting in a 30% decrease of seasonal turnover.
Benefits and payroll administration.
2002 - 2006
Human Resource and Workforce Development Consultant
Goodwill Industries International, Rockville, MD
Consulting advisor on human resource management and policy implementation for national members.
Marketing aimed at increasing utilization of Goodwill’s community needs assessment, resulting in a 50% increase in utilization.
Conduct intensive labor market, social services assessment, and demographic research of member communities. Utilize the research findings to develop comparative analysis for workforce development, strategic planning, and program implementation.
Facilitate collaborative program opportunities with community stakeholders.
Market member organizations’ efforts for workforce development programs and services to community stakeholders.
Lead a team of 5 workforce development professions in coordinating a national workforce development and human resource conference for 500 attendees.
Lead a team of 3 to coordinate and market a conference on Department of Labor workforce innovations.
2001 – 2002 (Promoted to International Office)
Human Resource Manager
Horizon Goodwill Industries, Hagerstown, MD
Manage personnel functions for 17 operations in 4 states.
Implement applicant flow process at multi-site locations to meet Affirmative Action compliance for government contracts.
Benefits administration, including Federal Health & Welfare plans to meet Federal contract compliance.
Coordinate and facilitate safety training to maintain OSHA compliances, resulting in a 10% decrease in worker’s compensation claims.
Team member on a HIPAA implementation, resulting in a promotion to the national member support center.
Manage and implement all phases of an employee recruitment, onboarding and retention program.
1999 - 2001
Human Resource Manager
Stultz Air Technology Systems, Frederick, MD
Manage a team of 8 human resource professionals to provide personnel support services to more than 400 non-union manufacturing team members.
Recruitment, onboarding and retention
Budget, payroll, and benefit administration, including negotiations of contract renewals.
Implementation of new employee orientation program, resulting in a 20% decrease in turnover in the first year of employment.
Implementation of a specialized skills training class to achieve certification and to meet Federal contract compliance.
Facilitate supervisor training and peer mentoring program to aid in retention and career progression.
Coordinate corporate events.
Executive Administrative Assistant
1996 – 1998
Executive Administrative Assistant Government Contracts Administrator
Werres Corporation, Frederick, MD
Administrative support to Executive Vice President of Government Sales and 4 Sales professionals.
Administrator of government contract and procurement process for Government Sales department.
Provide customer service, including contract timeline and fulfillment based on contract specifications.
Lead team of 4 people to coordinate corporate events, including providing marketing assistance for national sales conference.
Project management for several corporate facility improvement and compliance projects.
1990 – 1996 (relocated to US)
Executive Administrative Assistant Human Resource Management
Indian River Farms Master Packaging, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Project management for business expansion, including: construction site management, engineering contracts compliance, purchasing of machinery and equipment, installation contract compliance and installation oversight, and international installation coordination.
Organization and implementation of human resource department for international export company.
Staff recruitment and training for new facility, including implementation of all personnel functions.
Implementation of bi-lingual safety and equipment training programs.
Corporate event coordination, including: Navy frigate christenings, sales conferences, training conferences, and philanthropic events.
Leadership and Management (Covey Leadership)
SHRM PHR Certification courses and exam
Conflict Resolution; Disarming Workplace Violence (Padgett Thomas)
Fundamentals of Government Contracting & Procurement (highest test score in class)
Fundamentals of Employment Law (Frederick Community College)
OSHA Forklift Train and Trainer and HazMat Training (Skillpath)
OSHA Ergonomics Training (Padgett Thomas)
ISO Training; MRP Training (National ISO Board)
HIPPAA Training (Department of Labor)
Consultative Competency (Bianco-Meyers)
Toast Masters Award recipient
Eastern Christian College, Bel Air, MD Business
Frederick Community College, Frederick, MD Business Compliance and Project Management
University of Maryland, Shady Grove, MD SHRM Certification course
Mary-Jean Irving, Chief Executive Officer
Master Packaging & Indian River Farms
1990 – 1996 & 2010 – 2018
Dr. Eleanor Mower, Executive Director
Goodwill Industries International, Danya International & American College of Professionals
2002 – 2012
Ken Reid, Vice President