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Human Resources Manager

Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
February 03, 2019

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Certified Human Resources professional in the Environmental Sciences Industry with an emphasis on training, workflow management, accounting, employee engagement, and labor law compliance.


Suburban Testing Labs Reading, Pennsylvania

Suburban Testing Labs is a full-service environmental testing laboratory that specializes in the analysis of drinking water, ground water, wastewater, soil, and solid materials such as biosolids and sludge.

Human Resources Generalist (April 2018 – present)

As member of Senior Leadership Team, facilitates employee engagement initiatives including but not limited to regular reviews, corrective action/coaching sessions, and disciplinary hearings.

Administers employee recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and training while following all EEOC standards and requirements.

Proposes, develops, and mandates policies and procedures, including an overhaul of Employee Policy Guide (Handbook)

Reason for leaving: Spouse relocating to Paoli, Pennsylvania for employment purposes.

Garden Spot Foods New Holland, Pennsylvania

Garden Spot Foods, a wholesale distributor, offers over 1200 organic, natural, and specialty food and lifestyle products, ranging from top brands to small startup companies.

Human Resources Manager (February 2016 – April 2018)

Maximized personnel potential for a small business in terms of optimization, training, and retention by serving as a resource for company management and reports.

Implemented policies and procedures to remain in compliance with government regulations.

Proposed initiatives for growth, containing handbook updates, OSHA compliance communications, wellness activities, and evaluation techniques for manager usage.

Reason for leaving: Career advancement

Hope Logistics New Holland, Pennsylvania

Hope Logistics was a licensed and bond freight shipping and trucking company in New Holland, PA.

Human Resources Coordinator (February 2016-January 2017)

Advised transportation department concerning DOT regulations, including hours restrictions, truck freight compliance as defined by the CSA, medical testing.

Reason for leaving: Company sold January 21, 2017, combining with Garden Spot Distributors to create Garden Spot Foods (above). Remote and Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the online website for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity.

Website Administrator (April 2014 – January 2018)

Produced and maintained the website and social media platforms for Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Accelerated Trinity’s Outreach and Youth Ministry programs in addition to website.

Reason for leaving: Time restraints


Millersville University Millersville, Pennsylvania (January 2013 – January 2015)

MA, Psychology (partial completion)

Activities included PSCA membership

Messiah College Grantham, Pennsylvania (August 2006 – May 2010)

BA, Major in Public Relations/Minor in Religion

Activities included Messiah Colleges Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, WVMM Messiah College Radio, Special Olympics Volunteer

Attended the Tamale Institute for Cross Cultural Studies in Tamale, Ghana, West Africa in January 2010

Northern York High School Dillsburg, Pennsylvania (August 2003 – June 2006)

High School Diploma

Activities included Key Club, Brass Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Concert Band, Pit Band, Morning Announcements, Writer for “The N” (student newspaper), Northern York Lacrosse Club


Proficient with ADP, iSolved, Quickbooks, Microsoft Office Suite

Certified Predictive Index (PI) Practitioner

Member, Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), National and Local (Berks SHRM)

Studying for SHRM-CP Accreditation


R. Scott Sheldon

oPosition: Director of Seminary Advancement and Relations, New Brunswick Theological Seminary

oContact information: 609-***-****

oNature of relationship: Professional and personal

Robert Seagrist

oPosition: President, Momentum Brand Solutions

oContact information: 717-***-****

oNature of relationship: Professional (Former supervisor for Jesse, Garden Spot Foods)

Amanda King, SPHR, sHRBP

oPosition: Founder and President, Operam HR

oContact information: 717-***-****

oNature of relationship: Professional

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