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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
  • Innovative, high-energy, strategic, driven and insightful professional with extensive, multi-faceted experience, eager to contribute to a demonstrated record of success leading student programs and resources development to further the goal of a world-class academic institution
  • Passionate about and highly-skilled in student development & wellness, resource management, team-building and communications. Equipped with the wit, wisdom and leadership talent to pull it all together for measurable and optimized results.
  • Organized leader with a highly collaborative mindset, outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to relate to students; focused on understanding, assessing and responding to students' diverse needs and proven ability to obtain the buy-in of peers, colleagues to create high-impact change and deliver needed resources
  • Drive large-scale transformational changes that directly impact the institution. Institute methodologies and metrics for attaining student engagement, providing resources that fulfill academic, experiential learning and wellness needs and attain true diversity and inclusion
  • Skilled thought leader adept at integrating diverse teams around a common vision. High EQ and thirst/aptitude for change management
  • Career counseling & professional development
  • Experiential learning & student programs
  • Big picture thinking/decisive leadership
  • Leader with exceptional business acumen, team-building, mentoring
  • Strong student focus
  • Strategic planning
  • Organizational development & cultural transformations
  • Diversity & inclusion initiatives
  • High EQ & outstanding interpersonal skills
New York University New York, NY Expected in 05/2017 Master of Science : Human Resource Management, Organizational Development - GPA :
Polytechnic Institute Of New York University Brooklyn, NY Expected in 05/1998 Bachelor of Science : Business & Technology Management - GPA :
Work History
Trident Seafoods - Associate Dean, Career Services
Various, AK, 04/2017 - Current
  • Built NYU Tandon Career Services from the ground up, define and lead the vision and direction to deliver high-impact career and professional development resources, services and opportunities previously unavailable to NYU Tandon students. Increased placement outcomes by 45% since 2017 and reduced placement time by 4 months
  • Developed impactful communications for NYU Tandon students, and created strong student engagement reflected by record student outreach and the highest email open rates of all NYU Tandon departments
  • Organized large-scale student events, including the largest recruitment events held at NYU, with more than 5,000 Tandon students and recent grads attending, in addition to record numbers of employers (100+)
  • Developed and cultivated strong partnerships with hundreds large employers in the banking, technology, research and engineering industries to increase placement of NYU Tandon students
  • Created the first standalone bi-yearly Diversity Career Fair offered by a university (starting in 2017), an invitation-only event for URM, female students and first-generation college students. These events yielded tremendous employer engagement and resulted in increased placement of URM Tandon students. Resulted in outreach from peer institutions to obtain guidance on replicating these initiatives
  • Focused on providing tailored, impactful and highly-popular programming, resources and events to all students (undergrad, grad, URM and international)
  • Maintained a strong student-first approach, creating listening sessions, surveys to assess needs and cultivating strong relationships with the student population
  • Created strong internal partnerships with department heads, leadership team members, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Tandon Admissions, IT, K-12 STEM, Alumni Relations, and HR to ensure that the ever-evolving needs of Tandon students are met and exceeded
  • Worked with McKinsey to create and re-imagine a large-scale professional development (PD) initiative for the NYU Tandon community; spearheaded the deployment and facilitation of high-impact transformative professional development programs to thousands of NYU Tandon students & recent grads since 2018
  • Managed the Career Services team, creating a positive and can-do atmosphere. Provided ongoing training, guidance and resources to Career Services staff ("coach the coach"), to ensure that tailored and impactful counseling and resources are consistently provided
  • Leveraged NYU Tandon and Polytechnic alumni relationships to create internship, job and mentoring opportunities for students
  • Created and launched an extensive online portal and a virtual recruitment platform for NYU Tandon students, providing them with access to career resources, internship & job opportunities
  • Designed and implemented clear goals and metrics for Tandon Career Services, to ensure that organizational goals are aligned with NYU Tandon's Strategic Plan
  • Reported initiatives, placement outcomes & planned initiatives to NYU Tandon's Board of Overseers and Poly Alumni Association
Acronym Media - Senior Manager
New York, NY, 01/2014 - 03/2017
  • Learning & Development (L&D): Supported the Board's strategic initiatives by developing and launching multiple L&D programs for the company's senior leadership (VP level) and management employees (15,000 employees). Organized and facilitated Senior Leadership development program & retreats. Reported progress, outcomes & recommendations to the Board on a quarterly basis.
  • University Recruitment: Led the campus recruitment team to identify strategic institutions partnerships for entry-level recruitment purposes. Tasked with the development of a K-12 STEM program, with outreach to URM high-school students (Energy Tech HS, Bronx Technical HS, etc.) for talent pipeline purposes and early engagement. Developed a highly successful summer internship program for high school students from underserved populations
  • Change Management: Implemented the transformation of the HR group towards a more consultative organization by offering more value-added services and programs intended to align closely with the business strategy & meet employees' needs
  • Strategic Planning: Worked closely with internal stakeholders (employee relations, compensation, legal, strategic planning and corporate communications) to ensure alignment of the strategic initiatives set by the Board
  • Onboarding: Developed and implemented a highly engaging & impactful onboarding program for all new hires (union, management, leadership development program, coop, interns & entry level)
  • Employee Engagement & Retention: Worked with senior leadership and the Board to develop retention strategies & employee engagement programs tailored to the various employee segments
  • HR e-Learning: Led the creation of e-Learning web-based modules, online HR library & in-person employee training programs, supervised the Instructional Design team
  • Recruitment: Redesigned the HR recruiting model and strategy which improved the quality of candidates and reduced the Time to Hire by three months in the first year of implementation
  • Diversity & Inclusion (D&I): Parterned with the VP, D&I and Office of EEO to ensure diversity in recruitment efforts and create employee programs fostering inclusion and belonging
M.X. Data Group - Vice President, Human Resources
City, STATE, 06/1998 - 01/2014

HR management consulting (onsite long-term/1 year+ assignments at clients' headquarters) for large/global French companies:

  • HR Organizational Design for Paris-based Luxury Companies (Louis Vuitton, Lacoste, Longchamp, Dior, Marc Jacobs, Hermes, etc.): Established HR functions & strategic HR organizational planning from the ground up for large French companies establishing/expanding U.S. operations, including sourcing, HR policies & processes, workforce planning & development, learning & development initiatives
  • Talent Management: Created Employee Development Programs as an onsite management/HR consultant (1+ year assignments) for the company's clients
  • Cross-cultural initiatives: Developed & delivered cross-cultural training programs (in-person and web-based) with the company's clients headquartered in Paris, to be delivered in the Americas (Canada/USA/Latin America) to all employees to ensure alignment with Headquarters' strategic objectives. Assessed initiatives' success through industry/peer benchmarking, staff surveys & metrics set by Corporate
  • Employee Training: Led the instructional design initiatives, working with offshore dev teams (Morocco & Costa Rica), coordinated the development with the clients' Corporate offices (Paris) development & delivery of professional development programs and initiatives, both in person and online
  • Executive Coaching: Created internal coaching resources for executives. U.S. cultural training delivered to French leadership teams
  • Workforce Development: Led creation/adaptation of performance management systems & processes in highly complex/matrixed organizations (LVMH, Hermes)
  • Talent Sourcing: Identified the strategic HR capabilities for U.S. talent sourcing to competitively position the company's clients in the marketplace and ensure alignment with Headquarters' strategic goals
  • Strategic HR Planning: Identified operational areas in need of improvement and introduced training programs to optimize internal training, retention, employee engagement, and HR processes.
Of Note
  • Senior mentor & transformative career coach to first-generation college students - America Needs You
  • Weekly guide runner for visually impaired runners (Achilles International)
  • Weekly volunteer & mentor at Xavier Mission soup kitchen & incoming board member
  • Certified yoga instructor in training
  • Pro-bono career mentor to under-represented low income high schools students
  • Nominated by McKinsey to the Global Executive Leadership Program (2020 Cohort)
  • Languages: French & English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), Mandarin (Beginner/Int - 2 years)
  • Citizenships: USA, France & Canada

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  • New York University
  • Polytechnic Institute Of New York University
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  • Associate Dean, Career Services
  • Senior Manager
  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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