Director Of Benefits & Compensation resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Dedicated and results driven rewards professional with 18+ years of progressive experience in human resources. Passionate about designing benefit plans and compensation to align with company goals and enhance employee experience.
  • Communication
  • Strong Technical Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Process Improvement
  • Leadership
  • Vendor Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Problem-Solving
  • Compassion
The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX Expected in Bachelor of Science : Business Administration - GPA :
Work History
Public Storage - Director of Benefits & Compensation
Ashburn, VA, 06/2021 - Current
  • Strategic partner to CHRO and Executive Management to design, implement and communicate benefit plans, policies, and programs to control costs and attract and retain top talent
  • Consult with auditors and legal to ensure compliance of all plans
  • Evaluate market data, trends, and best practices to ensure competitive and equitable benefit & compensation programs
  • Provide expert support in M&A related due diligence and integration processes
  • Manage external salary surveys, review market data & administration of company bonus plans
  • Continuous process improvement in partnership with all departments to reduce errors and increase effectiveness
Wolters Kluwer - Benefits Director
Van Buren, AR, 06/2017 - 06/2021
  • Designed and implemented benefits integration and centralization strategy in shared services environment of 5 business units
  • Managed all benefit and leave programs across company portfolio (40+ plans) balanced to market benchmarks and kept program costs competitive and in compliance
  • Partnered with CHRO and executive management teams of each organization on benefits strategy, development, communication & execution to meet overall company objectives
  • Evaluated and selected data vendors, consultants, brokers, and advisors and fostered strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Member of Retirement Plan Committee and active participant in committee & fiduciary actions
  • Administration of 401(k), pension and retiree benefit plans
  • Responsible for submission of all compliance activities (5500s, 1095Cs, non-discrimination testing, PCORI, annual funding notices, SARs)
Bering Straits Native Corporation - Benefits Supervisor
Fort Belvoir, VA, 05/2013 - 06/2017
  • Management of benefit programs for 2,000+ employees nationwide (union and non-union); including health and welfare, HSA, FSA, life, and disability plans
  • Led open enrollment process – planning, presentations, and communication
  • Leave of absence management in accordance with company policies and state & federal laws including FMLA, ADA, USERRA
  • Member of acquisition team providing expert knowledge on benefit plans, integrations and onboarding/offboarding of impacted employees
  • 401(k) Plan Administrator responsible for testing, plan amendments, QDRO, & plan mergers
  • Ensured compliance with mandatory regulations including COBRA, HIPPA, ERISA and ACA
  • Educated and advised diverse employee population on all benefit plans and created online benefit training program and communication strategy
Olin Corporation - Human Resources Generalist
Plaquemine, LA, 03/2013 - 05/2013
  • Delivered full scale HR support in benefits administration, compensation, communications, recruiting, compliance and HRIS management and led process improvement efforts focused on automation of manual activities to improve productivity & efficiency
Lear Corp. - Assistant HR Manager
Duncan, OK, 07/2007 - 02/2013
  • Support to VP of HR and influential in overall HR department vision and unique company culture as evidenced by Best Places to Work designation
  • Managed full-cycle recruitment effort attracting quality talent, implementation and management of Applicant Tracking System, key role in shaping candidate first impressions resulting in low turnover and high morale
  • Provided daily guidance, coaching and assistance to employees at all organizational levels concerning performance management, policies & procedures, compensation, change management and employee relations issues
  • Leadership and design of company Wellness Program resulting in proven successes towards lowering employee and company costs while positively impacting employee health
  • Designed and implemented several new benefit offerings resulting in reduced costs; created comprehensive total rewards program for attracting talent and improving employee satisfaction
  • Management of day-to-day HR operations including onboarding, benefits administration, compliance, HR data analysis and reporting
  • Special projects: 401(k) plan conversion, payroll/HRIS conversion, implemented online onboarding and benefits enrollment platform, implementation of applicant tracking system, revised performance management program
Wal-Mart - HR Office Manager
Independence, MO, 08/2000 - 07/2007
  • Responsible for employee relations, benefits administration, payroll, performance management, compliance, and recruiting

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas at Dallas

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  • Director of Benefits & Compensation
  • Benefits Director
  • Benefits Supervisor
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Assistant HR Manager
  • HR Office Manager


  • Bachelor of Science

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