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Employee Relations Hr

Odenton, MD
October 18, 2018

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SPHR,SHRM-SCP 443-***-****

Professional Summary


Strategic and innovative HR Executive who translates business vision into HR initiatives that improve

performance, profitability, growth, and employee engagement. Empowering leader who supports companies

and top executives with disciplined and flexible problem-solving approach that balances business goals and

employee needs. Genuine HR Executive who thrives on tough challenges and translates visions and strategies

into actionable, value added goals.


Oral and written communication HRIS

Policies and procedures Change management

Conflict resolution Employee coaching

Benefits administration Performance management systems

Performance appraisals Interviewing

New employee training Payroll administrator

Work History

Director Of Human Resources April 2011 - Current

Kaiser Permanente Ventures Laurel, MD, Tampa,FL

Transitioned HR from traditional labor relations function into a comprehensive HR organization focused

on best-in-class HR policies, HRIS Technology, employee relations, staff and management training, and

support of strategic business goals.

10 direct reports.

HR Executive directing 10 HR Professionals in staffing, recruitment, benefits, leadership Development,succession planning, HRIS, and regulatory compliance.

Heavy emphasis on leading Kaiser through HR change management, workforce planning and


Provided HR leadership during a period of rapid growth with better than 18% increase in annual

revenues and 10% gain in profitability Introduced metric base performance management system with

heavy emphasis on operating results.

Spearheaded value addition to diversity inclusion program and recognition program.

Reinvented and implemented new recruitment, staffing, and succession planning programs to meet

advancement in product operations, technology and management programs.

Championed implementation of company wide paperless communication initiative.

Developed an incentive program for the hiring of and the retaining of employees.

Oversaw the workers' compensation program for employees who had been injured on the job.

Handled the on-boarding process for newly hired employees which included distribution of all paperwork.

Resolved employment-related disputes through proactive communication.

Provided immediate updates to the entire employee pool when policies/procedures were changed or


Corporate HR Recruiter June 2010 - March 2011

The Mergis Group Baltimore, MD

Contracted to manage recruitment and staffing for start-up venture.

Help to build company from zero to 85 employees 80 staff and 5 management / executive staff.

Created and implemented staffing models and recruiting strategies to meet each client unique


Implemented hiring policies, procedures and system integration.

Cultivated business partnerships in the C-Suite Of companies to align overall business goals with HR

functionalities Oversaw meditation of staff disputes and grievance procedures in accordance with state

and federal laws Created strategies for social media recruitment using LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Boolean


Scheduled interviews with potential hires.

Visited colleges and job fairs to inform people about job opportunities.

Completed paperwork and work authorization forms after hiring new employees.

Facilitated new hire orientation and scheduling.

HR Manager Jan.2006 - June 2010

Newell Brands Annapolis, MD

Transformed HR into a true strategic business partner in the aftermath of an end-to-end HR


Championed HR vision while forging sustainable HR infrastructure, systems, processes, and practices.

Managed a budget of $120K and a staff of 4 HR Representatives.

Drove transition from outdated HR systems into a fully integrated HRIS platform from Oracle.

Instantly improved analysis, reporting, and planning capabilities while streamlining daily HR functions.

Successfully rolled out the company's first HR shared services center for delivery of internal coaching


Bi- weekly payroll administration using ADP Designed employee performance evaluation process and

merit increase program.

Implemented training programs for new and existing employees.

Served as a representative in various civic and community functions to further enhance the company

image and develop additional business.

Conducted company-wide town hall meetings to convey updates.

Structured compensation and benefits according to market conditions and budget demands.

HR Generalist Jan.2000 – Nov.2005

Allfirst Bank Baltimore, MD

recruitment,training,orientation,compensation,benefits, employee relations Worked in partnership with,

to create,implement and manage improved HR strategies, services and programs to support workforce

during downward trend and large scale turnaround effort.

Integrated successful workforce planning, job realignment,employee involvement and team building


Involved with recruitment,benefits administration, and implementation of company's first HRIS


Initiated two key partnerships which resulted in 54% revenue growth.

Produced ad hoc reports and documents for senior team members.

Assisted various business groups with document organization and dissemination during acquisitions.


MBA Degree: Human Resource Management 2002

Howard University Washington, DC

BA: Organizational Development 1996

Bowie State University

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