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Employee Relations Executive

Huntersville, NC
July 29, 2020

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Gina Bridges-White Charlotte, NC 980-***-****

Senior Human Resources Executive

Adaptable, enthusiastic professional recognized for significant accomplishments championing guidance of human resource programs on a global scale. Solutions-driven, personable leader with a passion for serving as core member of senior teams to design strategies that enable attainment of business objectives. Proven talent for interpreting and translating abstract goals into workable plans that enable organizational success. Recognized as a dedicated change agent who leverages expertise in human resource best practices to revitalize business growth and profitability.

Areas of Expertise & Technical Skills

Human Resource Management

Employee/Labor Relations

Staff Onboarding & Training

Performance Evaluations Benefits & Compensation

Continual Improvement


Budget Administration Engagement & Retention

Strategic Problem Solving

Talent Management

Organizational Development

Professional Experience

Kindred at Home (Hospice Division), Mooresville, NC

Director of Human Resources (Sept 2019 – Present)

Spearhead full-spectrum leadership of human resources operations, with an emphasis on department development and long-term strategic planning. Provide excellent guidance to 12 team members responsible for managing sites throughout the United States. Maximize workplace productivity and retention through implementation of creative strategies to enhance performance and job satisfaction. Integrate employment policies compliant with regulations.

Key Achievements:

Boosted leadership performance by authoring informational guides and directing training workshops.

Enabled 6% improvement to retention by executing in-depth site analysis to research turnover rates.

Developed new onboarding and training processes focused on company culture and skills development.

Grow Thru People, Charlotte, NC

Sr. Human Resources Consultant (Mar 2019 – Sept 2019)

Delivered comprehensive leadership for organizations to create human capital strategies aligned with their interests and long-term goals. Designed and implemented detailed human resources models tailored to the company’s needs.

Key Achievements:

Introduced solutions that helped companies operate at higher levels of productivity and efficiency.

Enabled the effective utilization of personnel to help companies achieve organizational objectives.

Precision Partners Inc., Charlotte, NC

Vice President of Human Resources (Aug 2017 – Nov 2018)

Transformed practices at four sites, conducting in-depth evaluation of leadership for each location to identify opportunities for major improvements. Enabled fulfillment of business objectives through introduction of leadership development solutions. Initiated strategic alignment of human resources with company mission by partnering with the CEO. Directed entire range of human resources activities with emphasis on streamlining onboarding, benefits and compensation, and employee relations practices. Augmented information exchange and marketing of strategies.

Key Achievements:

Produced 25% savings through management of health/safety compliance and workers compensation.

Restructured rewards compensation and benefit program to reduce costs 3% with no service interruption.

Streamlined human resource policies and programs for region and created centralized service model.

Valspar, Charlotte, NC

Regional Human Resources Leader (Feb 2015 – Aug 2017)

Delivered exemplary planning, organizing, and direction to teams at 13 sites, and managed four human resource professionals responsible for 1,300 employees and $300 million annual revenue. Amplified employee relations processes across every site, including hiring, training, performance evaluations, and disciplinary action. Acted as an expert consultant for key business decisions in collaboration with senior leadership. Safeguarded financial stability by administering and meticulously tracking department budget, allocating resources, and reviewing expenditures.

Key Achievements:

Launched a training and development program for three segments of leadership that incorporated professional profiles and individualized coaching to enable leaders to take on greater responsibility.

Mediated with executive operational team to resolve complex issues related to human resources.

Received companywide recognition for expertise and sought out as a trusted advisor and mentor.

The Clorox Company, Aberdeen, MD

Regional Human Resources Leader (Mar 2013 – Feb 2015)

Governed Organization Empowerment Initiative centered on driving cultural and behavioral transformation. Acted as subject expert for the ongoing design and implementation of human capital infrastructure processes. Provided strategic direction for succession planning and employee engagement across multiple countries. Forged partnership with Talent Management and Human Resource Business Partners to tackle ambitious objectives.

Key Achievements:

Bolstered professional accountability at all levels by 15%, from associate to senior management teams.

Designated as primary program consultant for the growth of domestic and international field leaders.

Applied multifaceted talents for the execution of numerous divisional/functional programs and projects.

Divisional Human Resource Manager (May 2007 – Mar 2013)

Coordinated and managed all aspects of human resources for over 3,000 employees across multiple departments.

Emphasized continual improvement of employee relations through active partnership with plant leaders to uncover and eliminate issues impeding performance. Introduced policies to substantially improve coaching and enable team members to fully embrace their roles. Safeguarded union-free status for existing sites and new acquisitions.

Key Achievements:

Co-led Cultural Diversity Team to promote diversity and inclusion within Product Supply Department.

Enabled flawless transition of 400+ employees with acquisition team for Burt’s Bees and Aplicare.

Contributed to labor contract negotiations with International Chemical Workers, United Food & Commercial Workers International, and American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.

Education and Certifications

M.S. in Behavioral Science and Organizational Development, Johns Hopkins University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, West Virginia Wesleyan

Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Society of Human Resources, Aug 2020

Right Path & Myers-Briggs Type Indicators

Executive Coaching Certification

Crucial Conversations

Encore Manager Certification Trainer

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