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Manager Service

Fleming Island, FL
March 18, 2019

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RESUME OF: Kim Peri Lambert

PO Box ****

Fleming Island, Florida 32006

Email: Telephone: 904-***-****


Drive, determination and perseverance. Integrity is first. Can do attitude. Fast learner mixed with a keen sense of business acumen.

Supportive team member. Cooperative and customer oriented.

Self-started, detail-oriented, out-side the box thinker and investigator.

Articulate, insightful, inquirer, perceptive and organized.

Excellent communication, planning and presentation skills.

Great computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, SAP, iCims, CareerPlus, ADP and Zoom to name a few.

Excellent communication skills both written and oral.


Current Employer : The Florida Times-Union and St. Augustine Media (GateHouse Media)

Position : HR Manager

Period of Service : March 2019 to Present

Assignments : Full HR accountability for The Florida Times-Union and St. Augustine Media. Duties include recruitment, payroll, employee and management relations, policy administration, benefit consultative review, onboarding and strategic management.

Position : HR Generalist/Recruiter

Period of Service : February 2012 to March 2019

Assignments : Full HR accountability for St. Augustine Media and support role for Times-Union Media. Recruitment, payroll, employee and management relations, policy administration, benefit administration, onboarding and planning. Developed practice for applicant’s initial interview via Zoom for management and HR efficiencies.

Employer : ING (formerly CitiStreet, now Voya)

Position Held : Advocate/Case Manager

Period of Service : April 2007 – February 2012

Accomplishments : The client’s employee point-of-contact. Supported employees and beneficiaries in understanding their retirement and/or survivor benefits. Managed 150 or more individual on-going cases per month. Developed communications for new clients.

Employer : The Florida Times-Union (Morris Communications)

Position Held : HR Generalist

Period of Service : April 2005 – April 2007

Accomplishments : Main Role: Recruitment Additional responsibilities in Payroll, FMLA, communication with employees and management, conducting annual benefit meeting and facilitating employee meetings as needed.

Employer : MHF INSURANCE ADMINISTRATORS, INC. (formerly Reinsurance Management, Inc.)

Position Held : Human Resources Manager (part time)

Period of Service : February 2002 – September 2003 (requested by CFO to return)

August 1998-September 1999

Accomplishments : Managed and developed strategies in support of company’s mission from a Human Resources perspective. Created, implemented and enforced policies and procedures to support company long-term goals, prepared payroll, directed recruitment activities, benefit and compensation programs.

Employer : S.A.M., Inc. (now CCM, Inc.)

Position Held : Human Resources Administrator (part time)

Period of Service : September 2001 – January 2002

Accomplishments : Newly created position on corporate staff. Developed the HR role for 38 sites.

Employer : Snack Attack

Position Held : Owner/Operator

Period of Service : September 1996 – October 1999

Accomplishments : Retail vending business. Responsible for all aspects of running a small business including quarterly tax and income reporting, securing locations, and supplying merchandise for changing customer base.

Employer : Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (now Florida Blue)

Position Held : Sr. Benefits Analyst HRIC Supervisor

Compensation & Benefits Analyst,

HRIC Supervisor

Period of Service : July 1985 – March 1997

Accomplishments : Design, implementation, administration and communications of the defined benefit and defined contribution retirement programs. Worked with outside record keeper and program manager to ensure that programs remained within legal compliance. Played key role in the resolution of various compliance issues for multiple retirement programs.

: Designed and presented retirement planning seminars for employees at all levels of company and phases of individual planning.

: Managed and supervised the HR systems including the staff support. Key in development of reports designed to assist company management in delivering operational efficiencies. Liaison representative for HR to the in-house Systems Development Team and corporate management regarding HR system operational necessities.

Employer : Unijax, Inc.

Position Held : Compensation & Benefits Administrator (started in college part time and worked into full time role upon graduation)

Period of Service : October 1979 – April 1985

Accomplishments : Various responsibilities in the Compensation & Benefits department. Liaison for HR to the Systems department. Assisted in the development, design and testing of in-house systems for the newly implemented benefit programs (401(k) and FSAs).

Non-Business Experience

Employer : Clay County School Board

Position Held : Classroom Teacher and Substitute Teacher

Period of Service : February 2001 – October 2004 (various times)

Accomplishments : Prepared and delivered appropriate classroom instruction to students following the appropriate state driven standards. Met with parents to discuss student’s educational plans and progress. Follow assigned protocols for each location.


Goal-oriented, personable and friendly with a good sense of humor. Adaptable in rapidly-changing conditions with the ability to learn new skills and material quickly.

Nationality : American (Natural born)

Relocation : Yes


SPHR Certification, June 2013 – June 2016; currently pursuing recertification

Florida Licensed Insurance Agent – 0215 Health, Life and Annuities (October 2018)

Bachelor of Business Administration: University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Associate of Arts: Florida Junior College

Computer Knowledge: MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Google Suite


Books by audio, tennis, health and fitness, yard work, SCUBA diving (certified), healthy cooking and concerts.

REFERENCES – Furnished upon request

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