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Human Resources Manager

Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
October 06, 2016

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Mark I. Dudko

*** ******** ***.

Park Ridge, IL. 60068

Home Phone : (847) 823–6039

Cell Phone : 630-***-****

Summary Solid background in Human Resources during which I have demonstrated my outstanding listening, exceptional interpersonal communication skills and creative problem solving to identify the root cause of a problem at any and all levels of an organization's diverse workforce and taking the appropriate steps to confront and resolve the situation/issue. Among my accomplishments:

Formulated and implemented: various HR policies/procedures including benefit programs such as medical/dental/vision, 401K, flexible spending and transportation, retention, welfare, discipline, safety and security, workman's compensation, OSHA compliance, coaching and counseling, and employee activities programs.

Developed and initiated: strategic planning, corporate communications, recruitment, regulatory compliance, risk management and change strategies.

Developed and instituted: policy and procedure manuals, employee handbooks, employee relations programs, employee compensation and evaluation procedures, hiring and termination programs and time-off policies.

Coached: Managers and Supervisors in talent and leadership development as well as all training programs for the entire company.

Formulated and designed: company HRIS system from initial conception to final implementation.

Supervised and administered: all company payroll/benefit functions.

Investigated and advised: all company grievances/complaints and prepared litigation materials as well as represented the company in all such matters.

I am a hard working, honest and very well respected person - sought out for advice by my superiors, peers, and subordinates: a "change agent" to whom everyone comes for answers and direction as well as the ability to collect/organize data, formulate plans, and make decisions in a fast paced work environment.

Professional Experience

M I D Consulting (Chicago, IL.) 12/2010 - Present

Human Resources Business Partner / Consultant

Offering both Short & Long Term answers and solutions to all Human Resources ( including : Policy and Procedure Manuals, Employee Handbooks, Employee Relations Programs, Employee Compensation and Evaluation Procedures, Hiring and Termination Programs and Time-off Policies, etc. ) issues and needs, Benefits ( including Medical/Dental/Vision, STD, LTD, Life & AD&D ) plans, Retirement ( 401K & Pension ) plans and all areas of the HR profession.

Office of the Special Deputy Receiver (Chicago, IL.) 01/1992 - 11/2010

Human Resources Generalist (Off–Site Manager)

Reported to Senior Management of this organization (insurance consulting), which administers insolvent insurance companies on behalf of the Director of Insurance for the state of Illinois. Responsible for the development, implementation and administration of all HR and payroll (ADP) functions for the OSD and all companies under its control in addition to all the rest of the functions stated in the description of the previous job. Presently the company is in the process of being liquidated itself and I am looking for another opportunity to utilize my considerable knowledge, education and experience.

American Warranty Corp. / United Equitable Ins. Group 08/1989 - 01/1992

Human Resources Manager

Responsible for the formulation, interpretation and enforcement of company policies to reflect the philosophy of the organization within the confines of government laws and regulations, recruitment, employee benefits administration, wage and salary ( including executive compensation ), payrolls, compliance, safety and security, personnel records, government reports, preparation of court cases for litigation, employee counseling, supervision of staff, employee activities, welfare and discipline.

As a result of a drastic downsizing of the organization I was responsible for, in addition to my original duties, most general office and office service functions since other managers were terminated.

John Nuveen Company, Inc. (Chicago, IL.) 01/1988 - 08/1989

Internal Auditor / Secondary Market Funds

Responsible for financial reporting of secondary market trusts, worked in conjunction with outside auditors and accountants to audit activity reports, performed confidential “ Security Audit “ of company’s municipal bonds and house kept bonds held in the Chicago office ( responsible at that time for all incoming and outgoing transactions ), helped coordinate computerization of balancing trusts from old manual style to full automation reflecting income and principal proceeds, correlated distribution and redemption of units in trusts, prepared trust updates for previous year’s activity, including par value, cost, interest paid, gain / loss ( information gained from tracking sales of past year). Assisted in coordinating printing of current year’s prospectus with company’s printing firm.

Knowles Electronics, Inc. (Franklin Park, IL.) 12/1978 - 01/1988

Human Resources Generalist

Handled all Human Resources duties needed in a multiple site international electronics manufacturing company dealing with union & non-union employees/issues.

Intern (December 1978 - September 1984)

Summer and school (high school & college) break jobs in various departments (predominately in HR) throughout the company gave me an excellent understanding of how the product was conceived, developed, manufactured and marketed.

Professional Affiliations

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) 1999 to present


Roosevelt University; (Chicago, IL.) Masters Program (Finance)

MacMurray College; (Jacksonville, IL.) 01/1985

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Human Resources & Business Administration

Minor in Finance & Economics

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