Human Resource Generalist/Manager who is an expert communicator and negotiator with strong conflict resolution skills. Extensive background in recruitment, benefit administration, mediation and records management.
Staffing and recruiting professional
Performance management strategies
Employment law knowledge
Manager coaching and training
Employee handbook development
Introduced the first online Open Enrollment process.
Achieved the highest on record of "Days without lost Time"
HR Generalist / ManagerOct 2006 to Current Dake － Grand Haven, MIGuided the startup and management of all HR operations, systems and programs for a new location within the company. Reviewed federal and state laws to confirm and enforce company compliance. Conducted benefits administration for 102 benefit-eligible employees. Designed the employee performance evaluation process and merit program. Addressed inquires from employees and management regarding new-hire activity and ongoing employee relation issues. Created and modified job descriptions within all departments. Worked with senior-level management to create fair and consistent HR policies and procedures.
HR ManagerOct 2000 to Oct 2006 The Synergetic Group － Grand Rapids, MIGuided the startup and management of all HR operations, systems and programs for a new location within the company. Supported 120 employees at six different location, at all levels, including executive leadership. Addressed inquires from employees and management regarding new-hire activity and ongoing employee relation issues. Created and implemented the exit and interview program process.
UnderwriterApr 1999 to Sep 2000 Hartger & Willard － Cascade, MIAdhered to all federal and state compliance guidelines relative to retail mortgage lending. Assisted senior-level credit officers with complex loan applications. Analyzed applicants' financial status, credit and property evaluation to determine feasibility of granting loan. Created financial analysis reports of commercial real estate, borrowers' financial statements, lease reviews and market research. Executed the loan origination process, including ordering credit reports, appraisals and preliminary title reports.
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration/Finance1998Central Michigan University － Mt. Pleasant, MIEmphasis in Finance and Risk Management Insurance
Master's Degree, Organizational Management2002University of Phoenix － Grand Rapids, MIStrategic Leadership course Coursework in Business, Management and Communications Graduated Summa Cum Laude