TALENT MANAGEMENT – TEAM BASED WORK SYSTEM (TBWS) SPECIALIST
Natural leader with a constant drive to be challenged and consistently deliver above expectations, while quickly creating and maintaining excellent relationships. Seeking to contribute my experience in project management, coaching, facilitation, and outgoing personality and enthusiasm to your team while effectively adapting to current demands and gaining industry knowledge, network contacts, and valuable professional experiences.
Six Sigma trained (two process improvement projects completed)
Public speaking and facilitation
Adult learning theories
Data analysis and process improvement proposal
Project planning and management
Talent Management – Team Based Work System (TBWS) Specialist, 09/2016 to Current Cummins – Columbus, IN
Delivered a wide variety of modules including topics on communication, team building, working effectively in teams, and TBWS tools in classroom trainings (~20 participants/session) and team workshops.
Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and recommend improvements to management and external vendor.
collect, and analyze TBWS annual survey and report findings to organization
Coach 15 TBWS facilitators in two organizations – build and maintain relationships, identify facilitation goals, and provide opportunities and feedback, while removing roadblocks, to meet goals.
Collaborate with 11 TBWS Champions in two organizations – promote the active usage of TBWS tools,
maintain high engagement levels across the organizations, and co-lead
org-specific projects based on findings from TBWS survey.
work – Talent Management/HR project leader and active team member of Chief
Technical Officer\'s project to help implement an on-going improvement of
communicating key information across the global technical function.
Marketing and Sales Functional Excellence (MSFE), 05/2015 to 09/2016 Cummins – Columbus, IN
Led Six Sigma project team of
marketing leaders to improve Cummins Brand Council – Scope and responsibilities
defined, processes, tools, training plan, and control plan created.
Council meetings and communication of the improvements to all members (14),
Brand MRG, and other stakeholders.
MSFE liaison to
Marketing Communications, Product Management, and Channel Management &
Development sub-functions - Attended monthly meetings, tracked and reported FE
progress, and provided FE support as needed.
Marketing & Sales Training Council tasked with gathering all relevant
trainings to help assess gaps and needs for each sub-function. Facilitated Global
OnBoarding of new hires as needed.
Update” article published in bimonthly Corporate MSFE newsletter (audience of
3,000 employees), gathered and edited other cross-BU content. Created communications
for other projects (Ex: Cummins Connect homepage stories, Executive
presentations, Brand Council announcements).
Value Package Change (VPC) Manager, 07/2013 to 05/2015 Cummins – Columbus, IN
Led and successfully completed Six Sigma process improvement project regarding managing projects that affect multiple entities.
to ensure all global parties were engaged in each step of the VPC process and
to address bottlenecks and other issues in the system.
Documented daily progress and maintained records for
over 200 design and customer tailoring projects from submission to closure.
Academic Associate, 07/2012 to 05/2013 Central Michigan University - Athletics – Mount Pleasant, MI
Created and implemented the Chippewa Athlete Mentoring Program to
acclimate 185 student-athletes by training 19 mentors.
Advised/mentored 19 diverse student-athletes scheduling classes,
mapping majors/minors, exploring career options, discussing time management,
study skills, personal and academic issues.
Assisted Student-Athlete Advisory Committee with event planning,
acquiring speakers, and program implementation.
Assisted in the administration of Tutoring, Study Table, and Athletic
Director\'s Leadership Program.
Student-Athlete Support Services Intern, 08/2011 to 05/2013 Mid Michigan Community College – Mount Pleasant, MI
Created, implemented, and maintained Student-Athlete Support Services
(SASS) program for new athletic department to increase retention and academic
performance among student-athletes.
Created content to develop a student-athlete handbook, forms, policies,
and procedures for SASS program while assisting Athletic Director with
essential duties, including website maintenance.
Led discussions between Athletic Department and Academic Advisors to
create a robust academic advising solution for student-athletes.
responsible for communicating and promoting adherence to the new process across
departments on two separate campuses.
Advised Student-Athlete Advisory Council (11 members) – semester long
service learning project, facilitated weekly meetings, created a
student-athlete voice on campus.
Master of Arts: Sports Administration, 2012 Central Michigan University - Saginaw, MI
BBA: Marketing and Management, 2008 Grand Valley State University - Grand Rapids, MI Seidman College of Business
Memberships, Activities, and Community Involvement
President, Board of Directors for Seymour Area Youth Football League
(120 players) – Led the conception, planning, and implementation of the
inaugural season in 2014. Led the planning and execution of the league
(2014-2017), wrote grant proposals, updated social media & website,
created/maintained league documents and information, and planned other related events.
Women\'s Affinity Group (Advocates for Change Committee – 3rd
year) – Leads two projects that drive
positive culture change within Cummins – heavily centered around the
hourly/union workforce. Participates in other Cummins networking and
development events sponsored by WAG.
PRIDE Affinity Group member and LGBT Safe Leader – Effectively responds
to LGBT issues in the workplace.
High School Athletics: Asst. Varsity/JV Softball Coach at Seymour HS (2013-Present),
Registered Basketball Official (2001-Present)