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Bettina Deynes

Vice President of Human Resources

Adelphi, MD

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Successful and proven human resources executive as profiled in two international periodicals late in 2010 (see "of note" below). Seventeen years of progressively responsible senior executive, problem-solving, and strategic planning experience in large private sector companies, including a multi-national company. Several years of experience designing and implementing HR policies and strategies in multi-national environment. Multi-lingual. Very strong integrity, imagination, and listening skills cultivated and refined while serving in vice president of human resources, director of human resources and administration, and general manager roles. Successful and collaborative problem solver with resourceful emphasis on team and consensus building. Superior written, oral, and presentation skills. Routinely successful in the practical application of analytical and problem solving competencies. Dual MBA in management and finance - anticipated completion Spring, 2012. SPHR Certification examination scheduled December, 2011.

Work Experience

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
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Washington, DC
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February 2011 to Present

2011 
 
Responsible to the chief operating officer for the effective and efficient management of all human resources responsibilities, programs, and projects. Developed and implemented an entirely new and comprehensive employee handbook, a detailed protocol for union grievance proceedings under a new union contract, and developed and delivered original seminar presentations on leadership and management, and communication and trust among diverse employee groups. Key executive responsible for the consistent reinforcement of an organization sensitive to multi-cultural values and needs.

FACULTY MEMBER

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
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Washington, DC
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2010 to Present

Young Executive Workshop for Graduate Students, Masters in Sports Management 
Prepares curriculum and delivers material on management and executive leadership,

VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES

THE WASHINGTON NATIONALS BASEBALL CLUB
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Washington, DC
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2006 to Present

Multiple reporting responsibilities to the Executive Vice President, and the President and Chief Operating Officer for the development and implementation of the entire organizational human resources operation at this newly formed Major League Baseball multi-national franchise. As the principal executive human resources officer for this 1,100 employee enterprise, I was accountable for all international HR policies and procedures, all processes involving the hiring and termination of employment of all employees, and the organizational compliance with all federal and municipal laws and regulations governing employment and employees within the firm. Responsible for the development and implementation of effective HR technology systems in direct support of company-wide performance goals and objectives. As a member of the senior executive team of the company I was directly involved in the decision making process for major management, finance, marketing, and customer service challenges.

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

WASHINGTON WHOLESALE COMPANY
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2003 to 2006

As the primary human resources officer reporting directly to the President of this large, multi-location regional distributor of wines and spirits with 300 employees, I was responsible for developing, implementing, and enforcing all HR policies, rules, and regulations. In addition my responsibilities included the strategic management of all HR functions including technical systems, federal employment law and regulation compliance, development and management of the HR division budget, and the support for all company initiatives and operations as a member of the executive management team.

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION

GLOBAL COMMERCE & INFORMATION
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Columbia, MD
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2001 to 2003

Responsible directly to the chief executive officer of this successful IT recruitment, staffing, and outsourcing firm for all human resources functions including, but not limited to corporate compensation, benefits, hiring, training, employee relations, and employment termination policies. As the senior human resources professional with GCI, I was also responsible for legal requirements and government reporting regulations (e.g. EEO, TEFRA, ERISA, COBRA, Wage & Hour, etc.) affecting the firm.

GENERAL MANAGER

ALLEN HOLBROOK
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Rockville, MD
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1999 to 2001

As general manager of this firm I was directly responsible for the development & implementation of the Corporate Business Plan, as well as the establishment of a comprehensive Human Resources Department. Responsibilities included the design and operation of an in-house compensation and payroll system, personnel database, company benefits, company handbook, INS compliance, and general HR policies. Also as general manager I developed and installed a complete accounting system, as well as an extensive database of current customer and potential prospects to target specific markets.

MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES

PMM COMPANIES
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Rockville, MD
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1993 to 1999

As human resources manager, I was directly responsible for the management and supervision of all facets of the Human Resources Department. In addition I was accountable for a 400 employee database, the recruiting, hiring, terminating, training and development of all new and existing employees, and I functioned as the Workers Compensation Administrator as well as the Unemployment Administrator (MD, DC, and VA). While employed at PMM, the unemployment rate decreased by 21% and the workers compensation decreased by 49%. I also served as English/Spanish translator and interpreter. 
OF NOTE 
 
Subject of a two page profile and internet interview in the 2010 May issue of HR Magazine, with a circulation of over 250,000 (http://www.shrm.org/Publications/hrmagazine/Pages/BettinaDeynesInterview.aspx) 
Subject of cover page profile in the 2010 November issue of the University of Phoenix Focus Magazine, with a circulation of over 300,000 (http://www.phxfocus.com/2010-11/index.html 
Delivered 2010 Keynote Commencement address at Chelsea School in Silver Spring, Maryland 
Co-author of The Wolf is Always at the Door, a full-length novel. Anticipated publish date of Winter, 2010

Education

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX -
Columbia, MD

2004

MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE -
Adelphi, MD

Additional Information

SKILLS 
 
Ability to write clearly, accurately, and logically. Strong computer knowledge (i.e. Professional Microsoft Office, Mac Environment, accounting software, payroll software, multi-media presentations, internet and intranet, etc.). Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with top management, company officials and employees. Ability to deal tactfully with the clients and the public. Excellent organizational skills. Extremely motivated and passionate about career.