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Employee Relations Sales

Marlton, NJ, 08053
December 26, 2020

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An accomplished and adaptable HR executive with demonstrated experience in sales and marketing, high performing team development and management, organizational development, change management, performance management, employee relations, talent acquisition, training and development, succession planning, public relations, labor relations, and best in class onboarding. Demonstrates a proven aptitude for identifying and growing talent of the future. Excels at cultivating an environment which promotes diversity, equity, access, inclusion and continuous learning and development of all employees. A resourceful and forward-thinking leader who presents innovative solutions and change initiatives that foster passion and an engaged culture delivering against business objectives.


JONES LANG LASALLE AMERICAS, INC., Chicago, Illinois Managing Director, Senior HR Business Partner, 2007-2020 Created and implemented HR best practices while identifying and growing talent of the future by expanding organizational development plans that built critical capabilities, relationship building, and influenced company culture goals for 18,000-plus transitioned employees from 800-plus clients in life sciences, healthcare, public institutions, manufacturing, distribution centers, technology, food and beverage, higher education, banking and finance, and oil and gas industries. Led and managed team of 45-plus HR professionals supporting day-to-day HR activities, including employee relations, labor relations, change management, talent acquisition, learning and development, and total rewards. Served as strategic business advisor to executive leadership team for global operations, mergers & acquisitions, and outsourcing sales. Drove, supported, and modeled service-oriented culture focused on employee engagement, quality, safety, people care, and fiscal responsibility.

Defined and delivered total rewards for new business pursuits and led HR strategic workstream in partnership with solutions development and sales executives.

Delivered best-in-class onboarding and culture alignment for new business and acquisitions while supporting organizational compliance, and management strategies. Realized a 98% employee retention rate with transitioned and acquired talent.

Collaborated with leadership teams to establish sound plans of succession and development management that ensured a strong bench of talent for key roles.

Strategized and implemented global HR initiatives which effectively communicated organization’s strategic vision, and achievement of overall business operations objectives.

Received HR Credible Activist of the Year Award.

Partnered with compensation to execute career mapping to ensure compensation equity that attracted and retained best- in-class talent and built sustainable client staffing plans.

Cultivated environment and functional framework to support and promote continuous learning and development of all employees while creating career development opportunities with direct reports. TRAMMELL CROW COMPANY/CB RICHARD ELLIS GROUP, INC., Dallas, Texas Senior HR Manager, 1992-2007

Oversaw implementation, communication, and administration of nationally developed HR policies and programs within the tri-state market. Established and implemented performance management, policy and practices, and benefits administration. Created and delivered training and orientation programs as well as succession planning. Served as subject matter expert and leader in outsourcing services and contracts. Forecasted annual staffing needs and audited staffing and production needs on monthly basis. Developed onboarding programs ensuring cultural alignment of the firm’s values. Grew and implemented employee training programs focused on retention and growth.

Developed open enrollment process for annual benefits selections for new business and acquisitions.

Partnered with finance to develop a cost center tracker for recouping HR costs from reimbursable clients.

Initiated a “One HR” Team globally connecting HR from EMEA, APAK, LATAM, Mexico, and the U.S. DeeAnn C. Kelly, Page 2


ELJO PRODUCTS, INC., Pennsauken Township, New Jersey, Marketing and National Sales Associate, 1989-1992. Provided marketing and administrative support to executive vice president of marketing, national sales manager, and sales representatives. Scheduled and participated in new client pitch meetings. Coordinated travel and organization of trade show exhibits. Oversaw system administration of company computer network and trained field office staff in its operations. Inventoried and distributed sales literature. Prepared and distributed sales reports and maintained co-op advertising budget. Compiled and distributed marketing and sales bulletins to 500-plus dealers. Supervised administrative assistants and receptionist. Maintained confidential department records and office files per company procedures. Administered benefit programs. UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO FOUNDATION, INC., Denver, Colorado, Associate to VP of Development, 1988-1989. Prepared and implemented budgets for university foundation. Interacted with major philanthropic organizations as well as alumni to solicit gifts and foster interest in the university. Tracked and distributed incoming gifts to the appropriate departments within the university. Allocated funds for scholarships and program spending. Coordinated fundraising events and mailings. NBI INC., Boulder, Colorado, Executive Marketing Administrator, 1984-1988. Managed heavy workloads and schedules for CEO, EVP of sales and marketing, VP of marketing, and VP of product marketing. Communicated sales strategies and product information to sales representatives and tracked annual sales. Managed all executive administrative duties along with supervisory functions over major accounts program. Supervised administrative staff for marketing department. HARRIS CORPORATION, Melbourne, Florida, Program Management Office Assistant, 1983-1984. Provided administrative support to program manager and staff of five. Coordinated budget, records management, customer service call routing, calendaring, and scheduling of contractor events. Maintained confidential files for government project work. EDUCATION


SPHR Certification, 2006

PHR Certification, 1999

Employee Relations Law Certificate, 1999


The Art of M&A Integration, M&A Leadership Council, 2016 The Management Institute at Rowan University, 1999 AFFILIATIONS


Tri-State HRMA


Workfront Project Management, Workday, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Office Suite

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