Senior human resource professional offering 15 years of experience in employee relations and ethics investigations, compliance, policy development, performance and talent management, and compensation and people trend analysis. Talented at building solid partnerships with internal and external strategic business leaders. Proven ability to work effectively in high pressure, time sensitive situations while successfully managing concurrent assignments. Known for displaying professionalism and high levels of integrity.
PeopleSoft Suite (HR), Lawson Suite (HR), Workday, ADP, and Microsoft programs, to include Excel, Outlook, Lync, PowerPoint, Word, and Access
Vencore, IncChantilly, VASenior Manager
Responsible for leading change within assigned group related to The SI Organization acquisition of QinetiQ North America Services and Solutions Group in April 2014.
Consult with senior-level executives to create and execute change initiatives and programs.
Primary business partner to all Program Managers, Senior Vice Presidents, and the General Manager, providing company updates on all Human Capital matters.
Regularly perform recruiting and turnover analysis, and provide action-oriented recommendations to ensure proactive measures are taken.
Brief the CEO and all other company executives on a monthly basis related to all Human Capital people trends and action items within the group.
Manage two HR Generalists providing guidance, coaching, and leadership to respond to day-to-day questions and issues.
Support escalated issues, such as employee relations matters and investigations, as well as involuntary terminations.
Work with employment attorney and Ethics Officer to respond to legal matters and internal complaints, and provide reports and documentation in support of these matters.
Selected Accomplishments Regularly travel to 6 offices around the country to connect with staff, provide onsite HR support, and attend meetings related to integration updates and human capital initiatives and programs Participated in regular meetings with the Human Capital leadership team to address staff concerns and questions, ultimately improving communications related to the integration and new company policies Supported over 6 employee Town Hall meetings in various locations around the country, engaging with staff, answering questions, and providing support related to significant company changes.
Partnered with leadership to strategize on messaging and execution of these Town Hall meetings, as well as collecting feedback to implement future improvements Led a manager and employee workshop in the San Francisco office to address employee morale and help facilitate action items to address those issues.
Oversaw the HR Generalist in creating the content and approach, and provided leadership and guidance in support of the execution of the workshops over a 2-day period.
Survey results yielded positive feedback from 100% of the participants Facilitated talent management meeting focused on senior-level managers and provided next steps to engage with those managers on continued development areas and actions Recruited 2 HR Generalists in two different locations in the country, assessing qualifications, experience, and potential success to provide superior HR support to the group.
Booz Allen HamiltonMcLean, VASr. Human Resource Business Partner
Managed senior-level human resource programs at Booz Allen Hamilton, a management and technology consulting firm with over 25,000 employees.
Responsible for consulting with Executive Leaders and client groups, managing and delivering full scope HR consulting services on people-related business needs, providing analysis and insight of internal and external people trends, and delivering people programs and processes in a highly matrixed organization.
Leveraged functional knowledge to address employee relations issues and mitigate risk to the firm.
Worked closely with key leaders and stakeholders on implementation strategies and preparing leadership and staff for change.
Selected Accomplishments: Selected out of a HR team of 5 to lead, design and implement a year-long mid-level and senior-level manager educational program to mitigate risk for the firm focused on key policies and procedures, the disciplinary action process, compensation and salary planning, capacity management, performance management, engagement and retention, recruiting, onboarding, and resource management Selected to lead a compensation analysis for a client team of 900+ focused on identifying overall market salary adjustment spend trends and themes.
Formulated recommendations for senior-level executives to more efficiently and effectively manage staff salaries while still meeting business needs and demands and also ensuring affordability, market competitiveness, and internal equity Selected out of a HR team of 30+ to manage the review and approval process for promotions from non-exempt Consultant to exempt Senior Consultant for a team of 3,000+ employees over a 2-year rotation period.
Trained managers and senior staff on the change rationale and process, analyzed demonstrative role changes, and made promotion determinations based on the criteria Selected out of a HR team of 30+ to lead a team of 3 HR specialists over the course of 3 months to create and employee-relations section of a manager toolkit and provide related subject matter expertise to the resulting interactive online and classroom course implemented firm-wide Selected out of a HR team of 40+ to facilitate bi-weekly performance and talent management calls for over 100 HR professionals across the firm to discuss and increase understanding of the firm's talent planning and performance management programs and processes, formulate solutions, and generate best practices Designed and implemented a process within a team of 3,000+ employees and executives (which was subsequently rolled out firm-wide) to help ensure client positions are retained and backfilled despite staff departures, which helped to increase position retention by 30% and reduce loss of revenue Designs and facilitates various management development workshops to increase understanding of new firm-wide performance management processes/systems and people-related issues, including employee relations/compliance, assessment writing, and compensation Collaborates with Executive Leaders to address staff and senior staff capacity and also senior staff talent and succession planning in support of advancing business needs and success Provides career management and mentoring to junior HR staff in the areas of relationship building, goal achievement and professional development.
Grant Thornton LLPMcLean, VASr. Human Resource Generalist
Responsible for full range human resource consulting services for 500+ employees and executives at Grant Thornton LLP, a Public Accounting firm with over 6,500 employees and partners nationwide.
Selected Accomplishments: Led the education and training efforts to implement the firm's new performance management program and tools office-wide, to include the development of training materials, training facilitation and technology demos, and ongoing program and tools support.
Served as an onsite resource for all offices on the East Coast during first-time performance assessment meetings under the new program Member of a 3 person national firm training initiative that successfully researched available HR-related training options, presented those options to the HR leadership team, and ensured delivery of selected training to HR professionals within the firm on time and under budget Led the creation of an office-wide dress code policy and detailed manual that was rolled out firm-wide Performed confidential investigations into matters involving ethics and employee relations Partnered with internal and external counsel to advise senior management on the human resources/people implications of matters related to employment law Assisted in the delivery of leadership training, to include Workplace Harassment Training Performed exit interviews and presented turnover analysis related to trends leading to unwanted turnover Enhanced and administered the new employee onboarding program for 20+ new employees weekly to ensure new employees were successfully integrated into the firm Responsible for overseeing the Leave of Absence process, to include FMLA and Short-Term Disability, and partnered with payroll to ensure accurate pay and continuation of benefits.
George Mason UniversityFairfax, VABachelor of Science: Social WorkSocial Work
Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) - Professional Member
High 5 and Performance and Team Awards Recipient - Booz Allen Hamilton
Performance Awards - Grant Thornton
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