Highly motivated, personable and results driven Human Resource professional offering over 20-years of business acumen. Proven success executing Human Resource activities, including HR start-ups, planning and integration resulting from M&A's, business reorganization, and implementation of strategic downsizing initiatives. History of leading HR functions for several different industries and for businesses employing 50-500 employees throughout multiple locations and states (up to 12) and Canada.
Senior HR Executive for community based critical access hospital, physician practices and Connecticut Valley HomeCare and Hospice. Support multiple locations and oversee multiple departments including Environmental Services, Nutrition, Telecommunications and Voluntary Services with 6 direct reports and 32 indirect reports. ♦ Designed and implemented process changes within the organization, focusing on communications, policy and procedure development and implementation, employee relations, employee satisfaction and employee recruitment. ♦ Redesigned Employee Benefits by selecting a benefits broker that met the requirements and needs of the organizational goals, resulting in an increase in benefit offerings while reducing overall costs. Implemented an online benefits enrollment system. ♦ Implemented a Workers' Compensation Return To Work Program which resulted in lower claims cost. Reduced work place injuries over 45% within one year by providing communications, trainings, investigations and department reviews,♦ Pro-actively prevented litigation cases through development of consistent use of positive human resource policy, procedures and best practices. Trained and coached managers on the importance of communications and documentation. ♦ Implemented a more thorough yet streamlined recruitment process resulting in better hires, less turnover, financial savings and less time to fill openings. ♦ Implemented a new wage structure built upon local and industry market data, bringing consistency to salary and wage practices along more achievable recruitment and retention efforts.
Senior HR Executive for North America's premier provider of solar energy solutions for residential and Commercial applications. Supported multiple office locations with 6 direct reports (HR & Administrative). ◆ Successfully completed HR due diligence and implemented change management strategies for business mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations. ◆ Designed and implemented process changes within the organization, focusing on reporting structure, communications, performance management, policy and procedure development, employee relations and employee satisfaction. ◆ Created and implemented strategic recruitment and selection plan during a period of fast and high growth into a total of 15 states and Canada. ◆ Created and implemented several different compensation plans including sales, management, operations and administrative. ◆ Designed and implemented a Performance Management System that connected business planning and organizational targets to employee goal setting and results measurement. ◆ Completed a full Employee Benefit Package redesign, resulting in an increase in benefit offerings while reducing overall costs. ◆ Proactively prevented litigation cases through development of consistent use of positive human resource policies and procedures, sound performance management practices, and proactive management training programs. ◆ Redesigned and updated job descriptions for all positions within the company. ◆ Ensured compliance with all state and federal laws ◆ Selected and implemented a new payroll and HRIS package resulting in better reporting and more effective and efficient data processing. ◆ Implemented a new Safety program resulting in a reduction of workers' compensation insurance costs.
Managed all HR functions and 4 direct reports (HR & Administrative) for 6 locations with over 250 employees Providing 24 hour Nursing and Rehabilitative care. ◆ Designed and implemented organization-wide communication strategies and was an active member in facilitating leadership training and management to achieve progress towards strategic objectives. ◆ Successfully addressed high volumes of employee relation issues including low employee engagement and morale, poor productivity and high turnover through areas of development of training, focus group sessions, employee survey tools, leadership development plans and individual coaching. ◆ Designed and implemented a comprehensive Salary and Wage Administration Program to address inconsistent pay practices, recruitment and retention barriers. ◆ Created and implemented Employee and Safety Manuals and HR Policies and Procedures. ◆ Reduced workers' compensation costs by over $150,000 annually by creating and leading an active Safety Program and Committee, Safety Training, Implementation of a Return-To-Work Program and by close claim management practices. ◆ Developed and implemented comprehensive recruitment sourcing strategy to increases applicant pool and future planning.
Non-profit agency serving people with disabilities in their home communities.
Non-profit agency providing services and support to individuals with developmental disabilities.
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