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Senior Manager, Employee Engagement and Events

Seasoned professional and Certified Employee Engagement Specialist prepared to offer nearly 20 years of experience in a role dedicated to developing and driving the overall strategy for in-scope internal events at Zillow Group by crafting and driving the overall strategy for how the organization engages the distributed workforce—committed to implementing innovative training programs and engagement initiatives, fostering growth in others en masse, and improving the employee experience and lifecycle to drive organizational outcomes. Proficient in partnering with cross-functional teams in matrixed structures while building meaningful relationships with stakeholders at every level to align strategies with organizational goals. A mega-influencer empowered to envision solutions, develop others, lead teams, and collaborate with individuals from diverse backgrounds and intersectionalities while promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, engagement, values, and cultural norms—a proven track record of stepping into roles and making positive shifts to drive global success.

Pepperdine University Pepperdine, CA, Expected in Master of Science : Organizational Leadership and Adult Learning - GPA :
California State University Northridge, CA, Expected in Bachelor of Arts : English, Creative Writing and Chicanx Studies - GPA :
  • Employee Engagement Specialist
  • Crucial Conversations
  • Global-Team Leader
  • Strategic Human Resources
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in a Global Enterprise
  • Emerging Leader Ascent
  • Effective Team Member

Additional Coursework: Inclusive Leadership, Leading from Marginalized Identities, Embracing Authenticity and Vulnerability, Utilizing Emotional Intelligence in Leadership, Building Strength through Diversity, Stand Up Against Street Harassment, Ending Interpersonal Violence in the Workplace


Technological Literacy

  • Office: Google, Adobe, and Microsoft suite
  • Collaboration: Jamboard, Padlet, Retroboard, Mural, Mentimeter, MindMeister, BOX
  • Survey: Qualtrics and Willis Towers Watson
  • Data Analytics: Tableau Public
  • Conferencing: Zoom, Google Meet
  • Presentation: Google Slides, PowerPoint, Prezi

Hard Skills

  • Precise Qualitative and Quantitative Data Collection for Data-Driven Decision-Making
  • Eloquent Internal and External Communicator
  • Compassionate Listener and Influential Communicator
  • Inspirational Presentation and Motivation Skills
  • Strategic and Mega-Influential Leader

Soft Skills

  • People Champion, Niche Contributor, and Force Multiplier
  • Creative and Innovative Bespoke Solutions
  • Transparent, Confident, Articulate, and Professional Delivery
  • Enthusiastic Collaborator
  • Workplace Culture Architect and Change Agent
  • Employee Value Proposition and Brand Amplifier
  • Intrinsic Motivation and Dedication to Social Impact and Significance
  • Stakeholder Relationship Builder and Manager
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging and Engagement Focused
  • Trusted Subject Matter Expert, Advisor, and Coach
  • Provided the necessary information and resources for employees to manage their careers effectively by developing virtual toolkits and delivering virtual coursework, thereby increasing career development scores by 5% in one year.
  • Led team to develop and implement learning and development sessions geared toward work-specific and individual growth, earning recognition from Campus Leadership for high participation and survey results of a 90% beneficial rating.
  • Created a highly effective first-year experience program that significantly broke down communication silos, impacted new employees' efficiency, retention, and improved operations.
  • Designed and distributed in-depth and accessible toolkits for managers and employees within 3 weeks of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in supporting the University shift to remote work.
  • Drove University employee engagement scores to 80% in 1.5 years, the highest score in the UC Systemwide, through aggressive data analysis, strategic planning, evaluation, and campus-wide collaboration efforts.
  • Negotiated with the Chancellor of UC Santa Barbara to provide an ample and consistent budget for employee engagement, resulting in a commitment of $30,000 annually, an 85% increase.
  • Recipient of the Kevin McCauley Outstanding Staff Award for being supportive and inclusive of staff, encouraging equity, diversity, and inclusion, forward-thinking, and not compromising quality in the UC Systemwide.

Conference Speaker: UC Systemwide HR Institute, UC Systemwide Administrative Management Professionals, UCSB Town Halls, Student Affairs Professional Development, NASPA Undergraduate Fellows, Channel Islands YMCA Recognition Awards, YMCA of the USA Facilitator and Lead Trainer of LIVESTRONG Certification Training for the West Coast

Professional Experience
Rockwell Automation, Inc. - Adjunct Faculty, Part-time
Appleton, WI, 04/2023 - Current
  • Lead in-depth educational programs serving diverse adult population that advance career and life skills
  • Create lesson plans and develop instructional materials covering subject matter and learning objectives
  • Source appropriate course materials to support variety of student learning needs and deliver content in an accessible manner
  • Integrate variety of multimodal technologies and instructional methodologies to keep courses fresh and engaging
  • Maintain learners engagement through accessible subject delivery and learning activities
  • Encourage learners to actively participate in class through positive reinforcement and psychological safety techniques
  • Encourage learners to submit course evaluations; using feedback to improve course delivery
University Of California - Employee Engagement Specialist
City, STATE, 08/2019 - Current
  • Report directly to the CHRO and collaborate with central campus HR leadership, while working in unison with Senior Leadership Cabinet, including Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, and Associate Vice Chancellors; create sustainable and impactful Employee Experience through initiatives for staff of 12,000 concurrent employees by accurately forecasting need backed by research; leveraged as the sole subject matter expert by UC Santa Barbara, consulting for departments seeking localized efforts across campus locations and support sister campuses when needed
  • Actively lead all phases of the creation, research, data collection, production, and facilitation of training and education offerings: the New Employee Orientation, First Year Experience Program, New & Existing Manager Orientation, Campus-Wide Learning Experiences, Annual Engagement Calendar, Shoreline Employee Engagement Platform, Staff Engagement Survey, and all Staff Engagement Workgroup Initiatives
  • Actively collaborate with campus partners to create inclusivity and accessibility via newsletter, website, and training offerings with coordinating marketing, and technological upgrades
  • Serve as sole advisor to 16 UC Santa Barbara Staff Resource Groups and UCSB IT Staff Engagement Workgroup; advise UC Systemwide IT Staff Engagement Workgroup, when needed

Leadership Positions: President and Founder of UCSB Super Group; President: Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council, Staff Engagement Workgroup, LGBTQ+ Staff and Faculty Collective; Co-Chair: UC Management Development Program Workgroup; Active Member: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Executive Board; UCSB Accessibility Group, Staff Assembly, United Way Campus Steering Committee, Vice Chancellor Academic Services Division Leadership Cabinet

YMCA Of Greater Whittier - Executive Director of Engagement & Healthy Living
City, STATE, 01/2018 - 12/2018
  • Oversaw 3 branch locations, reported directly to the CEO; led a team of 10 directors with a combined staff of 400 concurrent employees
  • Actively led all phases of strategic planning, shaped organizational culture and alignment, grew community partnerships, evaluated existing programs, created programming based on community needs data metrics and KPI, managed contractual agreements, provided hands-on training to staff on sales/service strategies, scaling existing service offerings/pricing, event coordination, increased fundraising efforts, lead engagement initiatives
Channel Islands Family YMCA - Engagement & Wellness Director
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 01/2018
  • Reported directly to the Executive Director and worked in partnership with Headquarters and the C-Suite
  • Engagement & Wellness Committee Lead Facilitator; supported 7 branch location directors by leading training and development and engagement efforts
  • Created and rolled out organizational-wide initiatives and programming for staff and community-at-large

Prior to 2011, I managed multi-million-dollar budgets, and focused efforts on engagement, training and development, retention, and customer service for Coach Leatherware, Bath & Body Works, and PacSun.

English, C2 Proficiency :
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated :
Spanish, C2 Proficiency :
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated :
Awards & Recognition
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • The Kevin McCauley Memorial Outstanding Staff
  • United Way of Santa Barbara, Outstanding Committee Member of the Year
  • Spirit of the YMCA; Program Excellence; Rookie Director of the Year

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School Attended

  • Pepperdine University
  • California State University

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  • Adjunct Faculty, Part-time
  • Employee Engagement Specialist
  • Executive Director of Engagement & Healthy Living
  • Engagement & Wellness Director


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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