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Human Resources Mental Health

Trussville, Alabama, United States
August 10, 2018

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Leadership philosophy

Visionary leader; Organizational change is my expertise and focus. Respectably, I am also a good follower and team player. I am a flexible, purposeful leader; mission driven, transactional (motivator) and transformational (a leader who leads their followers to raise one another to higher levels of morality and motivation).

*Ten plus years in leadership working with the mentally and physically challenged*

Career Expertise

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and organization performance expectations

Policy and procedure development

Organizational and leadership training and


Developed onboarding new employee orientation program

Oversaw unemployment claims

Job description development

Oversaw FLSA and regulation compliance

Oversaw EEOC compliance

Provided OSHA training and compliance reporting

Ensure company expectations

Grant writing and management

Developed and implemented non-profit

board development training

Developed retention strategies and employee engagement

Taught undergraduate and graduate students Human Resources Development and Human Resources Management

HIPPA compliance management

Developed employee relations program

Oversaw Worker’s Compensation

Developed and managed employee benefits programs

Consulted to develop HRIS program

Developed employee handbook

Summary of Work Experiences

Change manager: Coaching expertise to employees, supervisors, managers, and directors. Human Resources partner with executive level staff, strategic planning, and organizational outcome development strategies

Executive Director: Cradles and Crayons, Inc. Medical child care for medically fragile children

Interim Executive Director: Minority Contractors Association, Inc. A membership organization for minorities and women in construction.

Interim Executive Director: Hospital Hill (Wee Friends) Childcare Center: Center for children whose parents worked in the Mental Health Center, and Hospitals in the areas.

Organizational assessment and evaluation, validator, legal mitigator: Assessed organizational needs and program develop. Validated 22 schools for the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

National consultant for Head Start programs. Monitored and recommended changes to improve Head Start programming 25% across the state of Missouri.

Ability to ensure fairness and equity across the organization: Developed employee evaluations, performance reviews, developed competency strategies for non-nursing staff, incentive strategies and decreased employee turnover 9%.

Strategic organizational development: Developed and implemented new strategies such as pay for performance, successfully developed organizational/union relations strategies.

Knowledge and experience of labor relations: Successfully resolved 7 pending employee law suits against the organization avoiding litigation and improving union and organizational relationship.

Quality Enhancement/Assurance: In a consulting role, monitored several organizations with compliance of state and federal laws and regulations with several organizations. Maintained mandated training of all employees including supervisors and directors. Assured comprehensive training was in place to comply with the spirit the organizations mission and purpose. Develop employee handbook, developed policies and procedures. Survey results found improvement of employee perception of the leadership 13%.

HRIS: In the role of consultant, developed HRIS system for reporting on the job injuries to OSHA. Reduced incidents of non-compliance 98% over 5 – year period.

Ten years’ clinical experience: Successfully treated, severely mentally ill, children, adults, and individuals and couples’ and group therapy

Work History

Doctoral Graduate Student – Doctor of Management in 2018

Organizational Leadership University of Phoenix

Webster University -- Kansas City, Missouri 9/2007 to 12/2014

Assistant Adjunct Professor – Human Resources Management

Human Resources Development

Bethesda Lutheran Communities – Olathe, Kansas

Regional Quality Enhancement Director 5/2006 to 9/2007

Vice President of Human Resources –Kansas a City, Missouri

Swope Ridge Geriatric Center 5/1998 to 12/2000

University of Phoenix – Kansas City Area 9/2003 to 5/2005

Adjunct Professor – Skills for Professional Development


Ottawa University

B. S. Day Care Administration 1984 - 1986

Certified Bowen Family Systems Professional 1986 Certification

University of Kansas

Master of Social Welfare 1990 - 1993

University of Phoenix

Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership 2018

Dissertation Topic:

Are for-profit employee engagement strategies right for non-profit organizations?


How Young Children Spend Their Time: Television and Other Activities (Contributing Author, 1999)

Some Interviewing Tips: National Alliance of Sentencing Advocates and Mitigation Specialists, a section of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (Contributing Author, n. d.)

Past Board Experiences

Wee Friends, Inc.

Minority Contractors Associations (Vice President)

Heritage College

Professional Organizations

National Alliance of Sentencing Advocates and Mitigation Specialists

Society of Human Resource Management


Catholic Charities

Trinity United Methodist Church Community Soup Kitchen

Democratic Convention – Staging Director 2016

Democratic Convention - National Fellow 2018

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