Human Resources ~ Staffing ~ Policy Development Customer-focused, results-oriented professional experienced in operational oversight and human resources within the recruitment and staffing industry. Holds over 12 years of experience in the staffing and human resource field and more than 17 years within a high-level, professional customer service environment. Proven ability to drive business and manage contract negotiations with government entities and companies within public and private sectors. Extensive industry knowledge, serving as an active member and leader within various organizations including the Society of Human Resource Management, MSEC / Job Service Employer Committee, and ASTRA / WBENC. Fluent in English and Polish. Recruitment Initiatives Contract Negotiation Team Leadership Consulting Operations Client Relations Business Development Process Improvements Portfolio Management
Business Partner and Shareholder - A2Z Staffing Solutions Spearheaded business development and operational initiatives resulting in a 500% growth over the last five years.
Nominated in 2014 by the Small Business Administration for Women-Owned Business in Montana.
Appointed Leadership Forum Co-Chair for ASTRA / WBENC, spearheading the planning of the inaugural conference in Montana in 2013, participating in the Mentor-Protégé Program upon selection by Board of Directors, and initiating corporate events and networking opportunities throughout the state designed to engage women-owned suppliers.
Recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2010 with the Certificate of Pride in Public Service and awarded Diplomat of the Year in 2004 by the Helena Chamber of Commerce.
Engaged in public and private nominations over the last four years for Women Shattering the Glass Ceiling Awards by the Interagency Committee for Change by Women (ICCW).
Chief Operating Officer / Vice President January 2007 to CurrentA2Z STAFFING SOLUTIONS － Helena, Montana
Woman-owned, independent, small business providing a wide spectrum of staffing services for clients across multiple industries.
Manages operational functions of business including contract review, public relations efforts, HR administration, and overall portfolio oversight comprised of clients within federal, state, and local government sectors, corporations, and small businesses.
Oversees and actively participates in recruitment and employee placement based on client contract requirements for technical and high-level vacancies, including Financial and HR Directors, Scientific Program Managers, Epidemiologists, Biologists, Laboratory Technicians, and Medical Professionals.
Generates business opportunities by cultivating strategic alliances to support contracts.
Developed media kit containing company information, presentations, and capability statement to secure financial loans and credit lines and facilitate attainment of corporate and government contracts.
Established and implemented new HR policies, procedures, and position descriptions for internal staff and temporary contract associates.
Oversees and maintains a federal government contract through a Tier-2 supplier chain, directing all administrative and recruitment functions for over 30 high-level contract position employees.
Branch Manager January 2001 to January 2007WESTAFF OF HELENA & PERSONNEL PLUS － Helena, Montana
Temporary and permanent hire staffing and human resources consulting firm.
Directed daily operations of firm and managed provision of services for business clients and personnel.
Increased client retention within private and public sectors by providing consulting and training services.
Assistant HR Consultant
advising external clients on issues related to internal human resources and conducting applicable training.
Customer Service Lead January 1996 to January 2001X-RAY REINA IMAGINE － Crystal Lake, Illinois
Provided service and superior customer support operations for international clients within the X-ray hardware industry.
Represented company at international industry tradeshows to display and demonstrate innovative products and solutions to attendees.
Collaborated with vendors and suppliers to offer expanded supplemental services to clients.
Bachelor of Science : Business Administration, 2005HELENA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY － Helena, MontanaBusiness Administration
UNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, Washington, District of Columbia
Emerging Leaders (e200) Initiative Program : 2012GOLDMAN SACHS at BABSON COLLEGE － Wellesley, Massachusetts10,000 Small Business Program, National Cohort 2 Scholar, November 2014
Past President, 2007 - 2008 President, 2007 - 2008 President-Elect, 2007-2008 (moved into President officer position year in advance) Vice President, 2006-2007 Secretary, 2004-2006
WOMEN'S FOUNDATION OF MONTANA, Helena, Montana Member of Startup Women Montana Initiative, November 2014 MONTANA S.T.E.M., INNOVATE MONTANA, MONTANA.GOV, Helena, Montana Registered Mentor, February 2015 MONTANA BUSINESS ASSISTANCE CONNECTION, INC. (MBAC), Helena, Montana Loan Review Committee Member, approved by Board of Directors, January 2015 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES PROGRAM, GOLDMAN SACHS at BABSON COLLEGE, Wellesley, Massachusetts National Cohort 2 Alumni Member/Scholar, November 2014
SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF HELENA, Helena, Montana Past President, 2007 - 2008 President, 2007 - 2008 President-Elect, 2007-2008 (moved into President officer position year in advance) Vice President, 2006-2007 Secretary, 2004-2006
administrative, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, hardware, consulting, contracts, credit, client, clients, customer support, directing, Financial, government, human resources, HR, local government, personnel, policies, presentations, public relations, recruitment, Scientific, staffing, strategic alliances