Work Experience: People Smart Florida LLC – May 2010 to Present
Managing Director. Provide Human Resource services to organizations focusing on leadership, employment training, investigations, mediation, policy creation, talent acquisition planning, and all other employment strategies.
Florida Power and Light Company – 1997 to 2010
Human Resources Project Manager -2007 to 2010
Deliver HR projects on time and under budget. Business Project Lead for the implementation of a new recruiting system (Taleo).
Recruiting and Selection Manager – 2005 to 2007
Managed the recruitment, selection and internal placements of 2200 exempt, nonexempt, and bargaining unit positions within the company of 13,000 employees, to ensure timely placement of qualified candidates. Manage a staff of 30 recruiters and a budget of $3.1 million.
Talent Management Manager - 2004 – 2005
Developed talent assessment and succession planning program corporate wide including 1000 managers and above. Led SAP Succession plan technology implementation to ensure talent was utilized through out the enterprise.
HR Relationship Consultant/Manager, 2000 to 2004
Responsible for the employee relation activities of a national Independent Power Producer with 220 multifunctional employees. These activities include providing HR strategy to line management , leading the implementation of HR plans and products , conducting all employee complaints and investigations, mediating employee and management relationship issues , and providing practical interpretation to employment laws .
EEO Consultant, 1997 to 2000.
Responsible for the development and implementation of Equal Employment and Affirmative Action policy, along with facilitating Office of Federal Contract Compliance facility audits for a utility company, employing 10, 000 employees.
Service Transport Company
Human Resource Manager, April 1992 to August 1997.
Responsible for all human resource activities for a hazardous chemical transportation company with five locations and 300 employees.
Education: University of Houston
Masters of Arts, August 1997 Major: Human Resource Management
University of Florida, College of Business
Bachelor of Science, May 1988 Major: Business Administration
Personnel Appeals Board for Palm Beach County, 2011-present
Appointed by Palm Beach County Commissioners and responsible for the adjudication of adverse action appeals involving discharge and layoff , and for rendering final and binding decisions for Palm Beach County in the appellate process
Professional Human Resource Certification, May 1994
Budget Advisory Committee for Palm Beach County School Board, 2011-present
Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator, Oct 2010
Certified PDI 360 Profiler Independent Contractor
Leadership Palm Beach Class, 2010