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Life Insurance Human Resource

Houston, TX
May 19, 2020

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Angela Bryant

Houston, Texas • 713-***-****

Director of Human Resources

Dynamically results driven human resources specialist with a two-decade track record of translating business vision into HR initiatives that improve performance, profitability, growth, and employee engagement. Oversee new hire orientation and onboarding: coordinate the onboarding of new employees, deliver onboarding training content, update personnel databases, design and prepare orientation schedules, and process relocations, when required. Skilled at liaising with stakeholders at all levels from entry to senior management to communicate human resources policies, process & procedures, laws, and standards, motivating adherence through the creating/delivery of morale-boosting training programs.

Proficient in human resource management systems (HRMS) JD Edwards, Kronos, Insperity, Peoplesoft, Paychex, and Paycom, as well as Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.

•Recruitment & Retention

•Performance Management

•Employee Engagement

•Grievance Proceedings


•Human Resources Auditing

•Advanced Workforce Planning

•Claims Administration

•Performance Review Programs

Career Experience

Brazos Presbyterian Homes, Inc., Houston, TX

“Since 1963, Brazos Presbyterian Homes has set the standard for independent living among discerning retirees. As a not-for-profit organization serving persons of all faiths, we are committed to our mission to provide quality living and a continuum of care.”

Director of Human Resources 2011 to Present

Collaborate closely with executive leadership to ensure effective recruitment, training, and performance management of over 400 personnel alongside executing human resource procedures and policies in compliance with corporate objectives and federal and statutory laws such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Calculate payroll with combinations of human resource information systems (HRIS), including JD Edwards, Insperity, and Peoplesoft. Partner with legal teams to devise/implement new policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) and for processing performance improvement plans (PIPs) and terminations. Negotiate benefits through third-party administrators of medical, dental, vision, FSA, life insurance, and 403B plans.

Won Healthcare Facility of the Year awards for 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Developed novel on-boarding programs that quantifiably improved employee retention rates and conducted follow-ups with management to verify program effectiveness.

Staffing a new building and defining job descriptions for each position.

Calculating annual budgets.

Participated in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and unemployment hearings.

GSE Environmental Services, Houston, TX

“GSE is a leading manufacturer and marketer of geosynthetic lining products and services. We've built a reputation of reliability through our dedication to providing consistency of product, price and protection to our global customers.”

Human Resources & Benefits Generalist 2009 to 2011

Recommended new approaches, policies, and procedures to affect continual process improvements in departmental efficiency and services performed, including preparation of annual budgets, negotiations with third-party service providers, EEOC claims, track deductions, garnishments, workers’ compensation, and processing 5500s. Prepared employee separation documentation and performed exit interviews. Proficient in the standards of regulatory bodies such as STD, LTD, Life, and COBRA.

Learned how to develop quick rapport with colleagues and clients.

Additional Experience

Human Resources / Benefit Supervisor, Sava Senior Care, Houston, TX: Creating an expensive benefit packet to capture great candidates.

Education & Certification

Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS)

University of Houston, Houston, TX

Human Resources Certificate – Medical Terminology & Benefit Specialist


Society for Human Resource Management

Notary for Texas, CEBS, EE LAW

Career Highlights

Director of Human Resources

Created a new Employees’ Handbook

Won Facility of the Year for 2015, 2016, and 2017

On the Board of Directors for a large Staffing Agency

Staffed new Healthcare Tower in 2016

Commended for Best Nursing Facility in 2019

Notary for the state of Texas

Implemented new HRIS system 2018

Developing policies and procedures for new Compliance Officer

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