Human Resource DirectorATLANTA ATHLETIC CLUB Platinum Country Club of America － Creek, GA
Amenities include two championship golf courses, a 42,000-sq.
Olympic sized pool, tennis center, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and over 7,000 sq.
feet of event space within main clubhouse.
Recruited by search firm to direct all facets of the HR function and to design and deploy human resource initiatives for over 500
Served as a member of executive team and trusted advisor to senior staff and department heads.
Active participant in
operational reviews and strategic planning meetings.
Implemented corporate values identified by senior leadership which led to a highly motivated and engaged workforce.
Strategically incorporated all corporate values into all talent management practice areas, along with introducing an
accountability matrix which clarified roles and responsibilities which increased the level of commitment from mid-level leaders.
Identified gaps within recruitment process and rapidly deployed new sourcing strategies that promoted the employee brand and
dramatically increased hiring manager satisfaction.
Action led to an annual savings of 10K in job based advertising fees.
Created monthly HR metric reports for each 1:1 monthly meeting with each department head.
Reviewed report with leader and
provided recommendations based on clear data driven analysis.
Designed and delivered interactive management-training programs ranging from first-line supervisors to senior- management
teams to facilitate understanding of employment relations, diversity issues, employment law, recruiting, and organizational
Program received excellent evaluations from all organizational leaders.
Introduced high-level HR initiatives via a written document that outlined rationale, goals, resources, time lines, and details of
importance, along with an authorization section for executives to sign off upon review.
This resource elevated HR projects and
maximized communications efficiencies, effectiveness and consistency internally.
Orchestrated the design and implementation of a communications protocol that strengthened employee engagement and built
consistency into corporate communications.
Protocol resulted in an aligned organization from top to bottom.
Led, mediated and accomplished compliant internal investigations which thwarted all legal action
Piloted an innovative on-boarding program aligned with core values which addressed three critical components -
orientation, performance management, and development.
Post pilot survey and discussion secured executive buy-in
04/2013 to 10/2015
Human Resource DirectorATLANTA BREAD COMPANY & BAKE ONE ATLANTA BREAD CO - Bakery/Café Restaurant － Smyrna, GA
70 franchised stores and 9 Company Stores - 200+ employee's
BAKE ONE - 30MM Private Label Manufacturing Bakery Company-120,000 sq.
foot facility - Costco, Sam's, Wal-Mart (customers Recruited to revamp HR functions, for two sister companies.
Directed all talent management functions as a department of
Member of the executive team and trusted senior advisor to CEO.
Served as a strategic HR resource and coach to all
managers and leaders.
Slashed recruitment/temp agency fees by $250K by bringing recruitment strategies in house
Authored the first company Safety Manual to ensure compliance within our 120,000-sq foot facility to comply with OSHA
regulations and training mandates
Transitioned PEO vendors (for café personnel) to comply with ACA mandated benefit standards reporting
Authored company's first Policy Booklet, detailing over 30 policies to ensure compliance and understanding of company procedures
Realigned benefits program upon switching insurance brokers based upon market conditions and new ACA mandated reporting
Spearheaded Company's first formal performance review program, creating a flexible and well-received tool.
Orchestrated a successful Wal-Mart safety audit, along with serving as the Company 401K trustee and audit point of contact for two
Transitioned in house multi-state payroll to outside vendor to ensure compliance, along with accurate new hire reporting and tax
10/2012 to 02/2013
Human Resource DirectorJGI GROUP INTERNATIONAL STARTUP COMPANY － Atlanta, GA
International management start up consulting firm providing services in construction, environmental, energy, and facilities
Short lived start up due to geographical and financial restraints which resulted in permanent shutdown in Atlanta market Recruited by entrepreneur to help open a new office in Atlanta, Georgia; Led the startup and management of a full spectrum of HR
operations, systems and programs; Worked with senior management to create HR policies and procedures and new hire curriculum.
Recruited and on boarded ALL employees in the organization
Developed orientation, training and incentive programs
Managed personnel records, benefits, payroll and budget
Negotiated salary offers and bonuses/relocation packages at both the exempt and nonexempt level.
10/2008 to 09/2011
Corporate TrainerSTRATIX CORPORATION － Norcross, GA
An enterprise mobile computing solutions innovator delivering the full range of platform independent mobility solutions Served as a Corporate Trainer/Project Lead who led teams of over 20 employees during project term
Capitalized upon HR training experience and newly acquired project management experience to bring real time sales and delivery data
Pepper facilities nationwide.
Served as Lead for first roll-out which was a huge win and resulted in the prestigious "Over and
Above" award at the company luncheon
Seamlessly integrated/trained Stratix Mobile field service software within back-office systems to rapidly optimize a wide variety of
business processes in the field including: Sales Order Management, Invoicing, Inventory, Asset Management, and Customer
Management, resulting in a successful 3 year, 100% travel project; a $150 MM savings initiative.
09/2005 to 08/2008
Benefits ManagerRYAN'S RESTAURANT GROUP － Greer, SC
Nationwide buffet-style restaurant group Recruited to design and administer all corporate benefit plans and programs for over 23,000 employees within 340 restaurants in 23 states.
08/2003 to 08/2005
Assistant Director of HRTHE LOVETT SCHOOL － Atlanta, GA
Elite Atlanta independent, coeducational day school serving children from Kindergarten through Grade 12 Provided high-level support to 600 school faculty and staff.