Sign in

Human Resource Specialist

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
August 22, 2018

Contact this candidate


Human Resources Specialist

§ Qualifications Profile

Highly organized, performance-focused, and seasoned professional, with extensive experience in compensation programs, operations management, payroll, and human resource shared services. Equipped with demonstrated capability to foster and maintain collaborative work environment within the organization. Skilled at utilizing first-rate leadership abilities in effectively training and developing staff and collaborating with teams; Adept at organizing, planning, and managing projects from the design phase to implementation.

§ Core Competencies

Change Management

Conflict Resolution

Strategic Planning and Implementation

Recruitment and Orientation

Employee Supervision

Cross-functional Collaboration

§ Professional Experience

FreedomWorks Washington, DC

Human Resources Director 2013–2018

-Rendered expert oversight to 35–55 full-time employees as the sole human resource person in the organization; and to 3–8 interns in the full intern program every semester.

-Observed compliance of the company with all rules and regulations; while managing business and benefits insurances including life insurances, short-term disability (STD) or long-term disability (LTD), and worker’s compensation.

-Oversaw entire operational business insurances and deliberated all the risk management insurances including cyber, media, and liability.

-Managed the annual performance review process; while handling hiring and firing of staff and personnel records maintenance.

-Took charge of handling payroll system which include encoding and update on a bimonthly basis; as well as overseeing the transition from one pay system to other.

-Served as the 401k administrator responsible for all enrollments, out-processing, and information facilitation.

-Coordinated with a third-party administrator (TPA) in discrimination testing and census data collection needed to maintain and generate best funds for the 401K plan.

-Efficiently handled three healthcare plans to include an employer funded HSA plan; standalone vision and dental plan, and a separate health flexible spending account (FSA) plan.

-Worked collaboratively with the TPA in overseeing COBRA and maintaining ERISA compliance.

-Provided direct supervision to the Operations Department in sub tenant and rent payment management.

-Collaborated with the architect during build out process and with a management company during office move in the transition period.

-Managed corporate parking account and corporate AMEX card accounts.

-Fulfilled various HR tasks which included encoding changes in payroll such as address changes, benefits information updates with birth or marriages, management training of new managers, 401k account out processing, recruitment and reference check, website update, and job ad posting.

Career Highlights:

Attained the best rates and benefits plan yearly by closely working with a benefits broker in the market.

Succeeded in maintaining affordability of employee benefits for five years and developing an easy-access benefits portal.

Drove key efforts in executing management training and a successful intern program.

Identified potential candidates, observed budgetary track, and generated succession plans in collaboration with the president.

Demonstrated efforts in securing the Keyman insurance for the company principle.

Crown Consulting Inc. Arlington, VA (2001–2013)

Human Resources Manager 2008–2013

-Oversaw entire benefits and 401k plan while handling high-density recruitment daily to guarantee adequate staffing.

-Expertly administered approximately 125 full- and part-time employees across the United States by assisting a government contractor.

-Observed strict compliance with all regulations while managing worker’s compensation, benefit renewals, and STD or LTD.

-Diligently coordinated with comptroller and managed changes on employee payroll.

Earlier Positions Held:

Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Senior Administrator


§ Education

Coursework in Psychology

York University Toronto, Canada

Coursework in Human Resource

Capella University Minneapolis, MN, USA

§ Training

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), HRIS 2012

§ Technical Acumen

Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel) Google Docs Google Vault

Okta Deltek Payroll network platforms

Contact this candidate