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HR Business Partner

Cedar Hill, Texas, United States
June 26, 2019

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Human Resources Business Partner with a proven track record of serving clients, collaborating cross functionally and leading teams in identifying opportunities to improve overall organizational effectiveness, drive change and create customer and employee value. Experience in public and nonprofit sectors, across various industries, with global, multi-unit locations and team members.


Human Resources Consulting• Strategic Planning & Execution • Succession Planning • Executive Development •Talent Acquisition Process and Productivity Improvement• Talent Management • Team Building• Leadership Training & Development • Employee Engagement Culture and Brand Ambassador • Organizational Design • Employee Relations• Executive Coaching • Learning and Development • HR Technology Performance Management• Change Leadership • Recruiting • Employer Branding • Business Development• Onboarding Mentoring •Behavioral Interviewing • Profit and Expense Management • Human Resource Business Partner •Customer Service •Servant Leadership


North Texas Leaders and Executives Advocating Diversity (LEAD)

Fort Worth, TX March 2017 – May 2019

Diversity Recruiting Program Consultant


Served as key recruiting and Human Resource Business Partner of the HR leadership team in a fast paced, dynamic work environment

Partnered with senior management to develop strategies and programs that support the company’s values, culture, rewards philosophy and business objectives to align interests of partners, board and program participants

Built a strong team consistently delivering flawless execution and top performance in program participation (30% increase)

Led hiring initiatives for 35 partner members in the organizational support of diversity recruiting, Program Development and Delivery, Executive Management Advocacy, and Partner Ambassadorship

Successfully led transition of company recruitment efforts by collaborating to increase breadth and reach of partner requisitions to active program participants through eliminating potential gaps in delivery of partner opportunities

Ensured the ongoing compliance of policies and procedures while meeting business objectives

Communicated with team members, partner organizations, candidates, board members, external organizations and all levels of partner executive teams on HR matters, especially diversity recruitment and program delivery goals


Led development of recruiting branding materials to market employment value proposition to all candidates, transforming interactions from administrative to engaging, educational and promotional

Transform ATS efficiency by generating cross-functional reports that allow for an increase in requisition delivery by 70%

Create HR communication plans including Human Resource Executive Board meetings to share information

Recognized by team members in efficiently streamlining current processes for posting of requisitions and organization of data

Led business development meetings to engage new partner organizations as members of the LEAD diversity initiative

Implemented migration of new applicant tracking system to promote a more seamless participant engagement flow

Strategy & Development

Managed partner engagement in strategic design and delivery of key programs to attract and hire talented candidate participants

Pioneered companies first ever partnership for training curriculum designed to address gaps in development for current program participants

Organized companies first ever LEAD alumni group designed to raise funds, provide an adequate volunteer base, and provide executive coaching

Led growth efforts through delivery of Board of Directors and Advisory Members meetings on a quarterly basis


Dallas, TX December 2014 – March 2017

Senior Talent Development Consultant

Designed, implement, and facilitated multi-purposed orientations and programs; enhancing employee experience and empowering staff to successfully contribute to business goals

Collaborated and partnered with the recruiting department, employers, community establishments, and key leadership to implement various recruiting processes to pre-screen and refer qualified candidates for employment placement

Resolved escalated client issues, review and approve SOW contacts for services from inception to resolution to demonstrate quality customer service and inspiring innovation that affects change

Established companies first Talent Development and High Potential programs

Developed communication and implementation materials to foster support and understanding of offerings and maintain

competitive pay position within high tech market


Dallas, TX October 2011 – July 2014

Executive Development Program Manager

Managed a team of 20 training professionals at 10 regional and international campuses to ensure excellence in program delivery.

Recognized for contribution to AT&T’s #1 Learning Company (Learning Elite) awarded by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for 2013

Led consultative strategic program design meetings with clients, subject matter experts, and executives to develop and execute a comprehensive suite of both in-person and virtual executive curriculum programs

Developed server based automation tools used in communicating program information including logistics, materials and program follow up to participants

Ensured diversity in training programs and advancement opportunities by managing an extensive portfolio of vendor partners and conducting market research analysis reports to remain up-to-date with current job market trends

Blane Smith & Associates

Detroit, MI January 2011 – September 2011

Training & Organizational Transformation Consultant

Managed departmental trainers and evaluated performance measures to achieve optimum program results

Utilized assessment tools to track and determine effectiveness of training programs being used to promoted district-wide change initiative to improve school restructuring processes

Managed evaluation, improvement, and roll-out of learning products used throughout school districts

Consulted school administration and initiated change initiatives for effective usage of learning, development and change management strategies that were incorporated in the school’s processes

Urban Health Outreach

Detroit, MI September 2009 – July 2011

Client Support Manager

Served as project manager of developing programs

Created proposals and identified over $700K in funding for new programs

Cultivated and maintained connections with affiliated organizations to increase level of behavioral health services provided to clients

Monitored delivery of services and care of patients with qualified mental health professionals.

Facilitated 40% increased engagement of mental health professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team promoting the overall well-being of developmentally disabled patient clients

Greektown Casino & Hotel

Detroit, MI November 2006 – June 2008

Learning and Development/Employee Relations Coordinator

Coordinated and executed employee related initiatives and events geared for employee motivation and advancement

Created and facilitated new hire orientations, trainings, Human Resource policies, employee relations and leadership development programs

Partnered with department executives to improve performance appraisals

Headed company-wide diversity efforts to offer additional development opportunities for both current and potential employees

Assisted labor relations with employee grievances and contracts with new and existing affiliated vendors, employees and consultants

Served as liaison and built client relationships between casino department leaders, external affiliates, and vendors serving as the casino Employee Engagement Representative

Charles R Walker III

313-***-**** Cedar Hill, Texas


Masters of Arts- Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts- Psychology

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI


Advisory Board Member- Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce

Advisory Board Member- Community Hospice of Texas

#1 Learning Company- Chief Learning Officer Magazine (2014), AT&T


Extraordinary Leader 360 Debrief and Coaching

Organizational Development

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