Resume - Rhode Island SHRM - Society for Human Resource
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T A B I L E
, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
78 COLDBROOK DRIVE, CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND 02920
Highly skilled Human Resources Executive with career expertise in General Human Resource Management
inclusive of designing, developing, and overseeing the implementation of innovative programs and initiatives to
support the company culture with business strategies to enhance company growth. Strategic approach in surpassing
obstacles and maximizing return on investment. Proven track record of leading a motivated, high-performing,
results oriented team through a collaborative yet decisive management style.
Leadership and Mentoring
Value Based Initiatives
Strategic Succession Planning
Training and Development
PET FOOD EXPERTS, Cumberland, RI
Director of Human Resources
Business Partner and Consultant to Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating
Officer for a 230m dollar business.
Directed all human resources activities for a tri-state operation during a high growth period.
Sourced, interviewed and hired quality talent for 50 new positions in 6 months.
Handeled all facets of Employee Relations situations.
Identified and prioritized initial key areas of focus.
Designed and implemented compliance/support mechanisms and policies to enhance previous structure.
Built compensation structures for Inside and Outside Sales departments.
Enhanced company Wellness initiative through holding an on site event with a 50% participation rate.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (CCRI)
Supplemental Instructor (PACE -short term grant program)
Coached adult skilled and semi-skilled unemployed workers on resume revisions.
Conducted mock interviews with clients and provided critical feedback.
SWAROVSKI, Cranston, RI
National Human Resources Manager-Retail
Strategic Business Partner and Consultant to Vice President of Retail and three Directors of Retail for a
288m dollar business.
Directed all human resources activities for a multi-state retail sales/management team during a high growth
period from 80 retail stores to over 235 locations with over 1700 employees spanning 36 states.
Analyzed issues, trends and metrics to establish solutions, policies and procedures to ensure excellence and
compliance within the field organization.
Managed “top talent” development strategies and processes.
Managed all facets of complex Employee Relations situations to include timely objective investigations and
Project managed the design and development of a defined career progression program for retail.
Selected to participate as a team member for Global Initiatives (i.e. employee life-cycle; performance
review succession planning (PRSP).
Designed, developed, and executed supporting processes and resources for executives to use for
Networking, Recruitment and Hiring, Performance Management, and Employee Relations.
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Instrumental in customizing and implementing all components of a pre-employment assessment.
Conducted extensive analysis of Employee Turnover; determined root cause/established retention
strategies, reducing turnover from 72% to 54%.
Advisor for ensuring legal compliance; Labor Laws, EEOC, ADA; EEOC Officer.
Liaised with legal counsel on EEOC responses, subpoenas and sensitive employee relations situations.
Oversaw process for employment related decisions including employment, discipline and termination.
Worked closely with Compensation Director to establish fair and equitable variable comp programs and
realistic competitive salary structures to align with budget restraints.
Heavily linked with the Benefits department to resolve employee benefit issues, provide direction for
complex FMLA/LOA matters, and offer recommendations for policy modifications.
Mentored newly hired/promoted District Managers.
Provided leadership and development for direct reports, viewed as a mentor and resource by co workers.
MACY’S, Boston, MA
Director of Organizational Development (1998-2006)
Responsible for recruitment, coaching, training, development, career planning, issue resolution, and
discipline for 435 executives in 22 locations spanning six New England states.
Established and maintained college relations in over 20 sites; recruited at campus career fairs.
Provided strategic succession plans to Human Resources Vice President and Regional Vice President of
Stores for executive talent.
Designed and implemented strategies to strengthen the talent and maximize human resource impact to
achieve the desired business results.
Designed and facilitated training workshops to support continued executive development including
Workplace Violence, Diversity, Sexual Harassment, and Leadership.
Ensured compliance with human resource policies and procedures; EEOC, ADA, FMLA, Labor Laws.
Provided leadership and development for four direct reports resulting in two promotions.
Manager of Organizational Development (1997-1998)
Responsible for recruiting, hiring, and coaching support executives and executive trainees for 22 locations.
Managed all facets of an executive trainee program for 175 participants.
Conducted regional strategic planning sessions for talent placement.
Embraced a diversity initiative for the company and designed and executed a specific demographic strategy
focusing on 22 locations.
SHRM-SCP certification, SHRM SENIOR CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL, 2015
SPHR certification, SENIOR PROFESSIONAL IN HUMAN RESOURCES, 2014
Business Development Courses, BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Fall River, MA
Job Club Rhode Island- current member/facilitator, appointed to Board of Directors in 2015
SHRM Member, SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, Global and RI Chapter
ASTD Member, ASSOCIATION FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT, Boston Chapter
Workplace Violence Training, PARK DIETZ AND THE THREAT ASSESSMENT GROUP, INC. (TAG)
Certified Peer Group Assessment (PGA)
Certified Level 1 and Level 2 Diversity trainer for Federated Corporation
Certified Trainer for CentACS- Workplace Big 5- Personality Assessment
Lateral Leadership, SWAROVSKI ACADEMY PROGRAM
Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as HRIS- PeopleSoft, SAP and HR Online