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Human Resources Manager

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
December 23, 2015

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Daniel Adkins, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Human Resource Professional

*** ********* **. ***********, ** 70592 / 225-***-****


Experienced Human Resources professional

Strong interpersonal skills, capable of working within various settings

Effective trainer for both peers and employees

Strong analytical skills, capable of assessing items and implementing appropriate measures for correction


Highly proficient with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Highly Proficient with HRIS systems including Kronos and Ceridian

Experienced with designing and maintenance of SharePoint environments

Charismatic and confident public speaker

Work Experience

Stuller, Inc.

Human Resources Director 2012-Present

Currently charged with the continuing enhancement of our culture and human resources functions for our 1200+ associates. Perform employee relations and counseling across the organization. Charged with modifying, reviewing and enhancing the benefits and recruiting department along the updating of company policies and procedures. Assisted with the creation and implementation of the company's first wellness program. Created and implemented a new performance management system which included the training of all managers on performance management best practices. Work with the executive team to review employee trends to forecast the company’s needs and deficiencies to eliminate waste and place the right associates in the right place to optimize processes. Manage the training and employee recognition budgets. Report monthly to the executive team, president and owner on the status and effectiveness of the Human Resources department.

Iberia Bank

Human Resources Corporate Benefits Administrator 2008-2012 Responsible for the administration of all benefits programs within the organization and multiple subsidiaries. Assisted with merger and acquisition activities which included employee interviewing, hiring and terminations. Conducted new plan RFPs, implementations and plan terminations. Performed merger and acquisition activities which included reviewing acquired companies benefits plans, merging plans and policies, onboarding newly acquired associates and terminating unneeded associates. Charged with administering the company’s FMLA and leave programs, compensation research and recruiting events. Investigated FMLA abuse claims from initiation to closure of claim. Conducted new hire onboarding and traveled extensively across the country to meet with new hires, convey company philosophy and culture.

Northwestern Mutual

Manager 2008

Responsible for the writing, reviewing and processing of all insurance policies issued. Coordinated the completion of underwriting with main Northwestern Mutual office. Resolved any questions and/or discrepancies in client policies. Managed all office functions which included budgeting, payroll and scheduling. Obtained Health and Property Insurance License.

Global Crossroad

US and Latin America Director 2005-2008

Brought on to manage US programs in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. After setting up and managing relief efforts was asked to stay and head up all US and Latin America programs along with US company operations. Managed as part of US company operations the employees and operations for service programs globally. Under my direction program managers were responsible for their respective areas around the world and in-country coordinators for their programs. Researched and implemented new service programs globally and traveled extensively throughout program countries to ensure program compliance. Responsible for continual employee development and performed coaching and counseling globally. Responsible for recruiting staff for global programs and placing them in programs in their country. Worked with foreign governments to establish programs and build goodwill. Managed the payroll process along with office operations for US operations.

Community Coffee

Multi-Unit Manager 2003-2005

Initially brought on as an assistant manager to one location. Within 3 months promoted to manager and field trainer. After 6 months promoted to multi-unit manager. Responsible for the onboarding of all new employees into the organization. Complete P&L responsibility for all 5 locations I was assigned to. Managed a staff of 150 employees which included scheduling, counseling, coaching, performance management and terminations. Worked with local companies to secure vendor agreements and contracts for new locations being developed.



University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Bachelor in Business Management 2003

Senior Professional in Human Resources

Human Resource Certification Institute 2014

SHRM Senior Certified Professional

Society for Human Resource Management 2015


Society for Human Resource Management

Acadiana Society for Human Resource


Community Involvement

Volunteers of America

Chairman, Advisory Board 2009-Present

Acadiana Society for Human Resource


HR Certification Director, Board of Directors 2015-Present

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