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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

An accomplished Human Resources & Risk Management Director with over fifteen years of combined expertise in policy and procedure development, recruitment and retention approaches, employee development, labor relations, federal, state, and local legal compliance, benefit administration, mentoring, and managerial support.

  • Recruiting and Onboarding
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Human Resources Management Systems
  • Harassment Investigation
  • Negotiation Tactics
  • Company Organization
  • Compensation and Benefits Administration
  • Labor Relations Coordination
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Management Consulting
  • Policy and Procedure Writing
  • Exit Interviews and Processes
  • Administering Disciplinary Procedures
  • Hiring Trends and Analysis
  • Health and Safety Programs
  • Human Resources Department Processes
Work History
Founder & CEO, 11/2011 - Current
SAHR Consultants, LLC City, STATE,
  • Assisted and guided clients on HR procedures and program development by devising performance evaluations, job descriptions and industry-standard salary ranges.
  • Facilitated onboarding sessions and on-the-job training for new hires, bolstering employee job position knowledge and skillset.
  • Partnered with senior leadership to establish and develop corporate and HR policies and procedures.
  • Provided guidance on policies and procedures to harmonize responses, provide appropriate investigation actions and reach resolution of grievances.
  • Reduced workers' compensation claims by instituting corporate safety training program.
  • Provided human resources, recruiting and resource allocation guidance in commercial consulting environment.
Director, Risk & Corporate Compliance, 05/2022 - 08/2022
Vetus Foundation City, STATE,
  • Developed short-term goals and long-term strategic plans to improve risk control and mitigation.
  • Advised senior managers on policy strategies for reducing liability and preventing losses.
  • Reviewed contracts and agreements to identify potential risks and ideal mitigation strategies.
  • Kept operations in compliance with OSHA, state and federal regulations through regular safety inspections and hazards management strategies.
  • Oversaw legal compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations in addition to compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Recommended, initiated and finalized HR actions regarding faculty and staff position management, compensation, and employment postings, hiring proposals and new hire onboarding.
  • Managed employee disputes by employing conflict resolution techniques.
  • Guided leaders and employees on company policies, programs, benefits, and salary administration.
  • Implemented standardized programs and policies, driving smooth operations, employee retention and engagement.
  • Supervised and mentored direct reports and developed talented HR teams.
Director, Human Resources & Risk Management, 10/2010 - 11/2021
City Of Ocala City, STATE,
  • Maintained City compliance with local, state and federal laws, in addition to established organizational standards.
  • Directed each phase of hiring process, encompassing employment verification, employee relations investigations, criminal background checks and onboarding.
  • Collaborated on hiring and training of new employees, professional growth of staff and team building and motivation.
  • Structured compensation and benefits according to market conditions and budget demands.
  • Developed succession plans and promotion paths for staff.
  • Coordinated and worked with management on performance evaluations, supervisory practices, dispute resolution and employee accountability.
  • Drafted and implemented policies, procedures and employee handbook for over 1,150 employees.
  • Tracked and reported metrics to identify trends and establish goals to meet the City's strategic goals.
  • Managed the medical, dental, short and long-term disability, life insurance, workers compensation and risk management insurance programs for the City.
  • Designed employee engagement strategies to improve morale, retain talent and maintain business continuity.
  • Interpreted and advised on labor relations policies and previously negotiated agreements.
  • Mediated discussions between City and employee representatives in attempt to reconcile differences.
  • Oversaw investigations into discrimination, sexual harassment or other workplace claims.
  • Negotiated collective bargaining agreements.
  • Spearheaded negotiation of union contracts as City representative.
  • Influenced appropriate risk management prioritization on front lines to promote strategic objectives while meeting operational risk program expectations.
  • Engaged in complex data analytics, quality assurance and database management to quantify and substantiate observations and lend credence to proposed operational enhancements.
  • Applied subject matter expertise and industry knowledge to provide independent oversight to operational risk management activities.
  • Established and oversaw application of operational risk policies, technology and tools and governance processes to create lasting solutions for minimizing losses.
  • Served as subject matter expert for development and implementation of corrective action plans where substantial unnecessary loss resulted regularly from current policy.
Juris Masters: Human Resources & Risk Management Legal Compliance, Expected in 08/2019
Florida State University, College of Law - Tallahassee, FL,
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Bachelor of Science: Business Administration And Management, Expected in 05/2008
University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL
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  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Credential ID# 041218
  • Florida Certified Labor Relations Professional

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School Attended

  • Florida State University, College of Law
  • University of Central Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • Founder & CEO
  • Director, Risk & Corporate Compliance
  • Director, Human Resources & Risk Management


  • Juris Masters
  • Bachelor of Science

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