Result driven, Human Resources executive who provides strategically prioritized plans that drives innovation to support revenue growth. Partner with business leaders to assess, create and facilitate integration of best practices for optimizing human performance to support the strategic imperatives, goals and objectives. Highly skilled in directing transformational change and culture blending actions that engages employees, drives efficiency improvements; and provide discretionary effort leading to the bottom line. Certified executive coaching skills that builds relationships with all levels of the organization with special emphasis in helping the organizations achieve success thru servant leadership.
Organizational Development Change Management Leadership Development
Strategy Development Talent Management Employee/Labor Relations
Mergers & Acquisitions Relationship Building Benefits/ Compensation
Precision Partners Inc. (PPI) Charlotte, NC 8/2017 - 11/2018
Private Equity owned company Medical devices and Metal fabrications sites.
Vice President of Human Resources
Supported 4 sites, completed an overall assessment of the Leadership Teams at each location, highlighted value -add opportunities for leadership development to maximize the impact on the bottom line. Reported to CEO to develop a multi-year strategic plan to align HR actions with company’s objectives.
Developed and implemented centralized HR service model.
Total rewards: Redesigned compensation and benefit programs to drive valued behaviors which reducing overall cost by 3% without interruption of service.
Served as member of 401k Fiduciary Board.
Health & Safety compliance and risk management, WC saving of 25%
Designed and implemented compliant employment policies and procedures, standardized onboarding and training activities designed to integrate the lean manufacturing standards and culture foundation to improve retention and skill ramp-up.
Developed balanced approach to organizational design to support reconsolidation and reduction in force for indirect cost management which building health direct employee pipeline.
Valspar (VAL) Charlotte, NC 2/2015 - 8/2017
A leading Paint & Coating Company
Regional HR Leader
Provided HR leadership to the South East and West region for Coil, Packaging, ESP, PSP, Consumer, and GI (13 sites). Supervised 4 HR professional who supported 1,300 employees and $ 300 million in annual revenues. Oversaw HR processes including hiring, training, performance evaluating, providing compensation recommendations, and determining disciplinary actions when necessary. Partnered with Sr. leaders on business, organizational, and human resources programs; provide advice, guidance and serve as a member of the senior management teams.
Successfully established a Training and Development Program for three segments of Leadership population, that included professional profiles, 360 feedback, coaching and mentoring to build the organization’s bench strength.
Served as a liaison to Executives Operational team regarding human resources questions, direction, and strategies.
Acknowledged throughout the company as a trusted advisor, often sought by senior leaders to provide coaching and guidance on employee relations issues.
Administered and monitors the departmental budget including allocating resources and approving expenditures.
Streamlined processes and eliminate waste by the installation of continuous improvement processes.
The Clorox Company Aberdeen, MD 1989 - 2015
A consumer goods company
Global Strategic HR Change Leader 3/2013 - 2/2015
Led Clorox’s Organization Empowerment initiative, a World Class Manufacturing process to accelerate cultural or behavioral changes to meet the organization vision. The cultural change required the organizations to continually challenge the status quo. Provided expert input into the design, development, and implementation of human capital infrastructure processes, tools, measurements related to KPI, succession planning, strategic talent pipeline, competency model development, employee engagement for 7 tier one sites including three South American countries. Coordinated vital people planning process, continuous improvement and employee engagement activities. Developed and delivered tools and training in support of feedback sessions, action planning, and progress evaluation.
Increased the accountabilities and engagement of both the management and associate’s levels by 15%.
Acted as top consultant and subject matter expert (SME) on all aspects of leadership and organizational development programs or a significant and complex field support program to grow, motivate, and retain field leaders both domestic and international. Defined business objectives for new applications or enhancements to existing programs to support the field. Contributed to cross-divisional and functional programs, pilots and projects.
Assessed, design and facilitated team interventions. Provided conflict resolution and change management services to address organizational needs and acquisition integration. Strong working knowledge of large-scale change, group level change, and individual behavior change.
Divisional HR Manager 5/2007 - 3/2013
Provided HR leadership and support to over 3,000 employees in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Planning, and Operational Services. Led and participated in design strategies that bridged corporate initiative to field locations. Drove positive employee relations within the plants by assisting leaders in identifying/addressing areas of concern and action planning to impact development/coaching of employees/management team members. Supported interpretation administration policies, conducted investigations, and managed claim resolution. Ensured leaders drove positive labor relations activities and maintained a union-free status at all existing union free sites/any new acquisitions.
Successfully negotiated labor contracts in 3 locations with the International Chemical Workers, The United Food & Commercial Workers International AFL-CIO, CLC served as second chair during the negotiations.
Member of the acquisition team of Burt’s Bee and Aplicare successfully transitioned 400+employees into Product Supply.
Selected to participate in a cross-functional Cultural Diversity Team to achieve diversity and inclusion in the Product Supply organization.
Travelled to 85% sites with senior leadership to connect with employees to communicate and confirm employee engagement survey results.
HR Manager 2/1998 - 5/2007
Provided site responsibilities for three (3) Manufacturing Plants. Played a leadership role in strategic implementing of World Class Safety Culture.
M.S., Behavioral Science, Johns Hopkins University
B.A., Psychology, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Right Path, MBTI, Crucial Conversations, Executive Coaching Certification, Situational Leadership Trainer, Encore Manager Certification Trainer
Outstanding Performance Award
Acquisition Team Award
Clorox HR Work to Win Award
Clorox HR Special Achievement of the Year
Clorox HR Change Agent of the Year