HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE
Expertise in Corporate Culture Change and Organizational Performance Improvement
For Start-Up, Turnaround and High-Growth Organizations
Dynamic Human Resources Professional who has created strategic business partner HR organizations in North America and Internationally. Recognized for creating innovative HR policies, programs and processes that have delivered strong and sustainable results in executive and college recruitment, employee relations, succession planning, compensation and benefits, expatriate coordination, training and organization development. Change agent for cultural integration and managing due diligence, compliance and integration of acquisition and mergers. Experienced in working with diverse corporate cultures.
Organization Design & Development Union Contract Negotiation Leadership
Process Design & Benchmarking Change Agent Management/Shared Service Model
Start?Ups Mergers & Acquisitions & Pre IPO Multinational Workforce Planning & Management
Executive Coaching/Succession Planning Compliance Audits, OFCCP, ISO Certifications
Extensive qualifications in the full range of HR generalist functions:
Human Resources Policy Executive Recruitment & Selection
Compensation & Benefits Plan Design & Administration Employee Relations
HRIS ADP Ceridian - Training & Development Grievance Policy & Proceedings
Additional administrative responsibilities:
Manufacturing plant safety and environmental compliance management
Public relations and legal representation
Consulting Group Phoenix, Arizona 2003 to Present
Provide a full line of HR consulting services to client organizations from start-ups to multi-national organizations. Conduct HR department audits to ensure legal compliance, evaluate and recommend changes to compensation and benefits plans, develop strategic HR plans that align with the overall business vision. Recently completed an 18 month contract developing human resource, administrative, operational infrastructure support for a technology start-up. Offer executive coaching and recruitment services.
Avnet, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona 2001 to 2003
Vice President Human Resources United States, Canada, Mexico
As a strategic HR consultant to the division President, acted as a change agent to build competitive organizational strengths; assure leadership continuity; protect company values; and drive the alignment of individual performance and company objectives.
? Supporting the Electronics Marketing distribution/service division restructured HR as a business partnership in support of the division strategic directives. Identified core competencies, corrected deficiencies, established performance metrics.
? Working with the business unit President identified organizational restructuring issues; consolidated business units; reorganized call center increasing GP margin 1.8 points and implemented $5,000,000 in cost reduction measures.
? Utilizing Six Sigma methodology drove alignment of employee critical performance factors and performance measurements with strategic business imperatives to increase productivity. Implemented new Shared Services model.
Sumitomo Sitix of Phoenix, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona 1995 to 2000
Corporate Director of Human Resources & Administration
High profile, senior level management position directing the administration of full scope of HR/Administrative programs required to support the start-up of a Japanese owned wafer manufacturing facility. Scope of responsibility includes organizational design and administrative functions.
? Delivered strong performance results by directing the establishment of functional areas to supported strategic business plan for a new semiconductor wafer manufacturing plant.
? Drove corporate-wide consolidation and unification of HR policies and procedures, identifying deficiencies and restructuring employee welfare plans.
? Organizational design and development initiatives to address rapid growth and infrastructure requirements, i.e. organizational restructuring, succession planning and team building. Performance improvement achieved with the innovative design and implementation of executive, sales and production productivity incentive plans.
? Liaison with legal representation to ensure new policies and programs comply with statutory requirements and proper representation of issues that improved media and community relationships. Extensive governmental interfacing due to significant air quality emissions issues from manufacturing plant. Managed successful State and Federal Air Quality audits and community opposition.
Artisoft, Inc., Tucson, Arizona 1993 to 1994
VICE PRESIDENT HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Spearheaded turnaround team for a global LAN software design and manufacturing company. Surpassed all turnaround objectives and delivered unprecedented gains in performance.
? Instrumental in initiating comprehensive organizational audit identifying problem areas and implementing change management that resulted in:
o Annual savings of $360,000 by restructuring;
o Savings of $124,000 resulted by changing insurance carrier;
o Significantly controlled spending by establishing HR and administrative policies and procedures; and
o Optimized benefits by managing 401k and employee stock option plans.
? Customized staff development and training programs to meet organizational needs, training employees in various quality and productivity modules including call center customer service.
? Cross-functional leadership in managing administrative services including legal, security, safety and office support.
The Advisory Group, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona 1990 to 1993
Provide strategic OD consulting services to client companies such as Honeywell, Electronics Supply Inc. and Del Webb.
? Conducted operational audits and established comprehensive strategic business plans.
? Benchmark development of marketing strategy and sales tactics to exploit the presence of products and services.
? Delivered innovative solutions to meet client reorganization requirements; provided training and development programs: team building, time management, problem solving, project management, customer service and conflict resolution.
ST Microelectronics, Phoenix, Arizona 1982 to 1990
VICE PRESIDENT HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION
Entrepreneurial leadership and drive in start-up of a worldwide semiconductor manufacturer that grew to over 3,500 employees. Performed due diligence for acquisition and merger activity at Inmos, Mostek and Thomson Semiconductor. Proactive member of initial management team, made significant contributions to the corporate strategic business plan which grew business from $40 million to over $1 billion in 8 years. Developed global HR strategic plan for expansion in Europe and Asia. Provided leadership during union contract negotiations in European operations.
? Successfully initiated due diligent tactical plans during merger of SGS and Thomson that consolidated functional activities and implemented department budget reviews identifying over $4.8 million in savings.
? Distinguished performance in developing human resource and administrative policies and procedures to facilitate business plan objectives, including sales and production incentive plans, staffing and succession plans and comprehensive training. Implemented cost-effective employee benefits plans including 401K and pension plans.
? Significantly reduced merged corporate benefit expense for an 8% reduction in contrast to 15% increase from the preceding two years.
Masters of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Science in Management, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES Served as Board member and Chairman Elect North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, and Board Member Maricopa County Community College Foundation