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Human Resources

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
October 28, 2016

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**** ************ ***** • Woodbury, Minnesota • 651-***-**** •


Proactive professional with 4+ years of diversified experience and exposure in many facets of human resources, Reporting/HR metrics, risk management and organizational development/training. I am recognized as a result driven professional in process improvements. Possesses a B.A.A – Bachelor of Business Administration with some M.B.A. coursework.


•HR Laws & Compliance • HR Metrics • Orientation & Training

•HR policies, Processes & Procedures • HRIS • Quality & Performance Management

•Compensation Administration • Benefit Administration • Payroll

•Learning & Organization Development • SAP • PeopleSoft


HR Consultant/Compensation/Training – at Tennant Company Mar 2016 – Sept 2016

Robert Half Management Resources/Consultants - Minnesota


Provided support and recommendations to managers in administering company policies and procedures related to HR best practices. Aligned projects and initiatives and drove their implementation to align with the business strategy.

•Developed analysis for policy changes including an occurrence program for all manufacturing plants organization wide; cost savings of approximately $6,200 annually and 488 of production hours while aligning with organizational goals and strategy.

•Created analysis on employee turnover, employee salary compensation and performance appraisal ratings within different departments and identified areas of gaps within the organization salary structure.

•Provided analysis of all recruiting vendor agreements for the entire Americas region which built transparency of all current active agreement’s and identified cost, risk and a new organizational strategy to staffing.

•Responsible and completed an I-9 audit for the Minneapolis location and took corrective action to ensure compliance for other locations.

•Participated in Business Continuity risk management team to help ensure compliance in the organization and identified external and internal threats to the organization. Managed and coordinated the Club 25 employee recognition annual event.

Compensation & Benefit Administration:

•Prepared compensation survey submissions, position evaluations, job classifications and compared with market industry salaries.

•Provided analysis to meet compliance requirements and proposed regulatory changes, including gender inequality and FLSA.

•Participated in implementing global job leveling project, including job descriptions for all North American region jobs. Assisted with the Benefits team on any new policies/initiatives.

Learning and Organization/Career Development:

Collaborated with Learning and Development on matrix organization communication projects including; job design and supported the business needs by applying organizational frameworks, structure and people systems.

•Administered online 360 trainings for the entire North American region and took on initiatives – including providing analysis on organization internal trends and made suggestions for improvements.

•Ensured the development of communication plans and coordinated employee communications on company intranet site to bring employee awareness; including global traveling alerts. Assisted, coordinated and scheduled Global Talent Reviews. Coordinated 360 training and surveys and provided detailed analysis on organization internal trends and made suggestions for improvements.

HR Information Systems:

Interfaced with HRIS/IT on compensation related SAP requirements.

•Ensured the integrity of the data in the HRIS system and facilitated the use of the system by ensuring that manager and employee information can be retrieved and utilized effectively and efficiently – Including employee salaries, job positions and terminations. Created and analyzed data queries from SAP to support data analytics for the organization.

Data Analyst – at Prime Therapeutics LLC Eagan, Minnesota Feb 2016 – Mar 2016

Insight Global – Minnesota

•Accurately logged testing findings throughout the testing process and utilized pivot tables for coding purposes.

•Responsible for identifying and compiling errors throughout the testing process.

•Analyzed and completed over 325 reports ahead of deadline and under budget. Coordinated workflow with other testers for better efficiencies.

HR Generalist – at the YMCA, Rochester, MN Aug 2015 – Jan 2016

•Collaborated with CFO on a variety of projects including budgets, implementation of new programs and forecasts.

•Recommended and implemented payroll software efficiencies which had a direct projected cost savings of over $3,000 annually.

•Responsible and processed payroll for over 215 employees, including semi-monthly and weekly payroll.

•Filed annual and quarterly reports including state and federal taxes, sales tax, unemployment and Form 941.

•Processed and managed all Leave of Absence, unemployment claims and benefit enrollments.

•Provided employee relations guidance and assistance to improve employee morale and motivation.

•Developed and implemented an employee rewards program for employee empowerment and to reduce turnover.

•Researched and implemented a health survey to decrease employee medical premiums by 3%.

•Maintained pay scales and developed positions based on the needs of the organization.

•Implemented and conducted exit interviews to improve employee turnover.

•HRIS data reporting

•Implemented and managed full cycle recruitment processes and hiring retention strategies.

•Proactively implemented staffing strategies to fit budgets and identified vacancies within the organization.

•Conducted credit collections for all YMCA memberships on a monthly basis.

•Initiated and implemented policy changes needed and communicated them on a consistent and continual basis.

•Managed and participated in risk management and employee rewards committees.

•Supported and actively participated in community involvement and participated in programs and events.

-Voluntarily left the YMCA due to personal reasons – moved to the Twin Cities.

Talent Acquisition Coordinator – at Andersen Corporation, Oak Park Heights, MN April 2014 – Jan 2015

Express Employment Professionals

Provided counseling/training to internal employees within department on talent acquisition processes.

Was part of a team who improved it’s time to fill from an average of 90 to 60 days.

Managed and delegated responsibilities based on the needs of the department.

Implemented process of cutting down spending on shipping costs for drug screening supplies of over $1,000.

Organized, managed and supported the campus recruiting program for 20+ colleges.

Managed and coordinated the Andersen intern Program for 50+ interns company wide.

Provided counseling/training to managers on staffing processes and legal compliance.

-Voluntarily left to pursue MBA full-time– Unclear timeline of contract to hire.

Human Resources Coordinator – at Andersen Corporation, Bayport, MN Oct 2013 – April 2014

Express Employment Professionals

Managed all Leave of Absence communications and unemployment claims for all of Bayport operations.

Assisted employees who have returned to work from leave and recommended accommodations.

Conducted new hire orientations weekly, while fostering the policies and procedures and promoted overall awareness of a respectful workplace at Andersen Windows.

Administered and assisted ongoing staffing processes, including the selection techniques and methods of assessments to identify the most suitable candidates for multiple departments.

Provided insights on policies and procedures for staffing processes, including the selection process for return to work employees.

Assisted in the temporary employee layoff process.

Handled employee relation issues and or funneled up to appropriate Human Resource Generalist; including the awareness of tobacco use within the company.

Conducted exit interviews.

Compiled raw data from temporary production associate exit evaluation forms which improved production and training improvements.

Completed and corrected over 300 employee’s gender, race and ethnicity classes in exceptional timing, which provided accurate information in regards to Equal Employment Opportunity.

Worked with HR Managers regarding HRIS reporting for a variety of projects including:

oCompensation analysis on internal salary statistics for ongoing configuring pay grades.

oCollected retirement analysis that affected hiring plans and company goals.

Human Resources/Administrative – at Maplewood Toyota June 2012 – Sept 2013

Conducted HR activities at two different locations for over 425 employees including; benefits/compensation administration and HRIS within the company.

Responsible for the payroll of one dealership with 24 employees

Provided HR support and maintained employee personnel files, managed and accurately adjusted all employee deductions in ADP payroll systems on a monthly basis.

Accountable for two 401K yearly audits and analyzed 401K contributions quarterly.

Recommended and implemented improvements within the ADP system and created a spreadsheet for all UNUM participants for billing rate changes based on age which reduced errors by 4%.

Improved benefit data accuracy including 401K Principal, HSA, Medica, Delta Dental & UNUM - reducing errors by 5%.


Master of Business Administration, Capella University, (Overall GPA 3.5) Nov 2014 – Aug 2017

Courses Completed:

Financial Accounting – Finance and Value Creation - Leading Innovation in the Global Organization - Foundational Skills for Business Leaders – Integrated Global Marketing - Global Economic Environment – Data Analysis for Business Decisions – Entrepreneurial Ventures – Financial Markets & Institutions – Strategic Operations MGMT – Org. Strategy

B.S., Business Administration, management (minor), Winona State University, Winona, MN May 2012

Accreditation by the distinguished Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

The Dean’s College of Business Student Advisory Board – Vice Chairman Spring 2012

Delta Sigma Pi (Business Professional) Fraternity - Vice President of Community Service Spring 2010 – Fall 2011

Dean’s List (Fall 2011 & Spring 2012) GPA 3.56


Proficient in SAP, PeopleSoft, ADP, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel; including pivot tables, Centerpoint, Taleo, Word, Visio and Lotus Notes

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