◆ Certified Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) offering over 13 years of diverse experience in human resources and additionally skilled in administration and operations.
◆ Specialized skills in HR generalist areas include employee recruitment, HR department startup, training and development, benefits, orientation and on-boarding, payroll and benefits administration, employee and labor relations, records management, HR policies development, and legal compliance.
2005 to Present
Currently provides generalist consultation for the Finance and Administration Department/Purchasing Division with responsibilities in the disciplines of labor, staffing, compensation, benefits, and learning and organizational development; Highly values and provides excellent customer service to all clients.
Lead Volunteer, Opening and Closing Ceremonies
June 2004 to August 2004
2004 Summer Olympic Games - Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
◆ Liaison between management and volunteers in the costume department.
◆ Scheduled volunteers and created a database to record hours for payroll.
◆ Operationally directed volunteers for the ceremonies.
HR Manager/Office Manager
2002 to 2003
◆ Formed the HR department for a new business.
◆ Recruited nurses and home health aides, on-boarded them and provided orientation.
◆ Structured and implemented programs and policies in the areas of training, benefits, incentives and new-employee orientation.
◆ Trained staff on HIPAA regulations and the importance to be in compliance.
HR Manager/Office Manager
1999 to 2002
Recruited and on-boarded new designers, drivers, and office staff; wrote orientation program.
◆ Started a health benefits program; handled unemployment compensation claims.
◆ Brought the workers' compensation program into full compliance.
◆ Authored employee handbook outlining company policies and procedures.
◆ Created a training program and cross-trained all staff.
◆ Performed payroll; introduced a performance review program including a bonus program.
Manager, Hotel/Marine Operations
1993 to 1999
◆ Developed strong liaison network with government agencies (Immigrations, Customs, Public Health), keeping the organization in compliance.
◆ Produced product plans, operational manuals, presentations, and training programs.
◆ Trained employees on new procedures and policies, task training, and cross training.
◆ Recruited and scheduled ship staff, specialty hires, security, and sub-contractors.
Master of Science in Human Resource Management
Certificate in Human Resource Professional
Bachelor of Music in Music Management
Winner of Area 23 Toastmasters International Speech Contest
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
State of Florida - Notary Public
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)
Human Resource Association of Broward County (HRABC)
Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society - Alumni
Crossroads Toastmasters Club
◆ Continued training in the areas of strategic human resource management, talent management, training, organizational development, compensation and benefits (total rewards), employee and labor relations, HR information systems, employment law, and workplace safety.
◆ HRIS applications (CYBORG, HR Recruiter, ADP).
◆ MS Windows 7; MS Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, Publisher, Outlook, Project).