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Manager Insurance

Hicksville, NY
September 24, 2018

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Michele M. DiSanto * Mayflower Dr. Hicksville, NY 11801



Eataly USA, LLC New York, NY 7/16 – 8/18

Director Payroll / Benefits / Risk

Bouchard Transportation Melville, NY 6/15 – 6/16

Payroll / Benefits / HR Manager

Fresh Direct Long Island City, NY 3/13 – 6/15

Payroll / Risk Manager

Adecco Group NA Melville, NY 7/08 – 3/13

Payroll/HRIS Manager for Associate Payroll

Florence Building Materials, Inc. Huntington, NY 5/06 – 7/08

Human Resources & Safety Manager Carle Place, NY 10/00 – 4/06

Payroll/HRIS Manager

Natural Organics, Inc. Melville, NY 3/98 – 10/00

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Coinmach Corporation Plainview, NY 2/87 – 3/98

Payroll/Benefits/Insurance Manager


Oversee all payroll functions

Responsible for annual payrolls ranging from $3 million to $3.5 billion

Implemented payroll audit procedures & policies utilizing SOX requirements

Preparation of payroll journal entries

Processing and handling of garnishments; development of a garnishment manual


oHomebase Timekeeping System

oHrizon HRIS system. Project Manager for implementation of hosted Enterprise v4 and Enterprise eTime. Training of HR and payroll staff on operation of new applications. Training employees on use of eTime

o iPay at Fresh Direct– electronic means of accessing payroll stubs and w-2’s

oSuccessful implementation with separation of companies on 8.9 PeopleSoft Platform, integrating separated company onto 9.0 PeopleSoft Platform

oImplementation of The Work Number for the Specialty Brands at Adecco– employment and income verification

oPivot at Adecco– electronics means to access w-2’s

oPay Cards at Eataly

oInstant funding program at Adecco for pay cards and traditional direct deposit. This required modification of existing On-Line Check functionality within PeopleSoft to automatically record the payment history without the production of a paycheck.

Internal audits of state and local tax in employee profiles

Ensuring merit reviews and incentive compensations are being processed in accordance to company objectives

Successful integration of acquisitions


Oversee all Benefit functions

Responsible for renewals of multi-state benefit plans, implementation, administration & open enrollments of employee benefit plans for Medical/Dental/LTD/STD/Life

Negotiation and implementation of Disability carriers for NY

Responsible for 401k Audits:

Plan administration of two 401k plans within the company (union and non-union plan). Managed employee contribution transfers, employee loans and reconciliation of transfer, top-heavy testing

Successful negotiation and transition to new 401k vendor; education of all employees to new provider

Risk Management:

Responsible for Auto/GL/Crime/Travel Accident/Umbrella/Excess Umbrella/ Property/EPL / D&O/ Cyber / Earthquake/ BI/ WC renewals and administration of policies, which include processing of claims to Third Party Administrators and Insurance Companies

Ensuring fleet (approximately 350 vehicles) has appropriate insurance coverage and cards

Management of Certificates of Insurance and Hold Harmless agreements

Training and management of claims for workers’ compensation

Successful settlement of fleet accident claims


oWorkers’ compensation

oAuto insurance

oGeneral liability

Successful development of Business Continuity Plan & Emergency Action Plans

Continual review and manage existing workers compensation claims for closure thereby reducing experience mod rates

Responsible for all safety inspections of yards for compliance of OSHA regulations with emphasis on employee safety & training

Quarterly and annual inspections of premises with insurance companies and Department of Health in order to stay within OSHA compliance


Development and roll out of company Employee Hand Book, Safety Manual and Emergency Preparedness Plan

Responsible for developing and implementing of hiring procedures & policies for all Branch Managers and work closely with Branch Managers to drive HR strategies that support the business

Provide HR counsel to Managers on employee relation issues in areas of conflict, resolution, complaint handling, employee counseling, ensuring fair and consistent enforcement of policies and practices

Responsible for handling the Collective Bargaining Agreement and dealings with the union

Responsible for all safety inspections of yards for compliance of OSHA regulations with emphasis on employee safety & training


SUNY at Brockport, Brockport, NY

Credits completed

Poh’s Institute June 1993 – Insurance Brokers License

Certified in OSHA 30 hour General Industry

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel

Member of American Payroll Association

Proficient in ADP Enterprise, Work Force Now, Paylocity

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