Vice President, Human Resources • Spacenet Inc. • Jan.2010 - present
Provides senior leadership and counsel to the CEO and
C-suite officers on the organization's Human Capital responsibilities. Strategic hands on leader managing the full scope of the corporate Human Resources department servicing employees nationwide. Strategic partner during the due-diligence process for three corporate acquisitions
Strategic Business Partner & Vice President of Human Resources • Career iNet • May 2007- Jan-2010
Cultivated and led a newly established organizational team dedicated to branding, marketing and selling large digital communication services to university clients. Strategically developed and delivered a full scale Human Resources Department. Established organizational policies and practices, manage compliance, compensation & performance reviews, benefits programs and provided senior direction to administrative functional areas.
Senior Manager Employment and Employee Relations • The CNA Corporation • June 2004 – May 2007
Served as principal advisor to the Senior Management Team and staff in the area of the Employment and Employee Relations for a High Tech Research & Analysis, DOD Contracting firm. Instituted cost-effective recruitment strategies to attract graduating Masters and PhD level candidates interested in working with highly sensitive high profile projects. Developed preventative approaches to reduce employee concerns and develop positive employee and management relationships.
Director, Employment and Employee Relations • AARP • Sept. 2002 – June 2004
Provided Senior Leadership and comprehensive counsel to managers
and staff on issues relating to discrimination, harassment, performance
management and grievances. Executed cost-effective recruitment strategies that attract and retain high quality, diverse candidates. Effectively researched and provided expert guidance on employment laws, including ADA, FMLA, ERISA, COBRA, FLSA, WARN and local state regulations. Served as Senior Leader to oversee the corporate Affirmative Action Program and liaison with the Diversity and Minority Initiative leaders. Consulted regularly with internal and external legal counsel to respond to civil law suits, charges of employment discrimination and harassment.