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  • + years of experience in Manufacturing / Distribution as a Human Resources Manager, Business Partner, & Safety Professional
  • Broad generalist experience including Employee / Labor Relations / Training / Performance Management / Recruitment / Benefits
  • Experienced in Union & Non-Union contract negotiations / Expertise in Labor & Employee Relations (plant & office staff)
  • Managed multiple sites in the US & Global locations / Aligned HR service delivery model to provide hands on operational & strategy HR
  • Knowledgeable of labor law & employment laws, able to research, influence & advise leaders at all levels to support business initiatives
  • Utilized prioritization skills to show flexibility in meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Ensured legal compliance state, federal, local laws/regulations - EEO, AA, NLRA, FLSA, DOL, Title VII, OSHA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, COBRA
  • Managed benefit renewal, selection, design & review process / Performed comp analysis, surveys, job evaluations & classifications
  • Managed performance management process / Partnered with leaders to counsel, resolve issues & develop solutions
  • Strong communication & leadership skills, developed training programs & maintained positive relationships on all levels
  • Ensured consistent application of policies, procedures, corrective actions, performance improvement, & terminations


Follett/Baker - Taylor, LLC, Momence, IL - Human Resources Business Partner Manager

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Client-driven warehouse and distribution center of books, video and music products delivered to libraries, education institutions and retailers

  • Created a cross-functional team to facilitate change management & transition into Follett’s culture and values
  • Researched & interpreted employment laws to aid in development, implementation & enforcement of HR policies & practices
  • Managed employee relations issues – Employee complaints reduced from + per year to less than % over the last months
  • Developed full cycle recruitment, orientation & onboarding process for + hires in less than weeks while maintaining COVID Safety
  • Implemented pre-shift and mid-shift COVID Safety procedures – which enabled B-T to maintain a less than % positive COVID Rate

White Wilson & Associates, LLC, South Holland, IL - HR Project Manager / Consultant (Contract)

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Full-service Accounting Firm - provides a variety of services from tax preparation to HR processes

  • Established mission & vision statement – Created strategic direction
  • Created Human Resource Department which resulted in a standard operating procedure manual
  • Formed full cycle recruitment, orientation, onboarding, and performance assessment processes
  • Implemented HRIS databases, payroll, attendance & timekeeping systems
  • Oversaw benefit renewal, selection, design, enrollment & review process

Specialty Steel Works Inc., Hammond, IN – Human Resources Manager / Safety Manager

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Niagara LaSalle Corp., South Holland, IL - Corey Steel Company, Cicero, IL


Client-driven manufacturing and distribution center – produced and delivered cold finish steel bars – Created HR & Safety Dept-Unionized

  • Partnered with Management Team to identify annual Strategic Goals & Objectives for HR and Facility
  • Organized the talent acquisition process, including full cycle recruitment, orientation and onboarding that reduced turnover by %
  • Assessed HR processes to ensure alignment with organizational structure
  • Formed compensation review process via market data analysis to maintain competitive market pricing
  • Maintained an active seat at the table during labor contract negotiations
  • Managed labor / employee relations via effective coaching / counseling – Reduced grievances by % for consecutive years
  • Implemented benefit strategy that increased wellness compliance by %
  • Improved safety by reducing OSHA recordables by % & maintained Worker’s Comp cost under $k for consecutive years
  • Trained management & safety committee on WHY Root Cause and Job Safety Analysis
  • Created engagement via on-demand training and development Center - used monitors in hi visibility areas to recognize employee success
  • Developed industry specific toolbox topics and incentives to establish engagment and enhance safety culture

White Wilson & Associates, LLC, South Holland, IL - HR Project Manager / Consultant (Contract)

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Employment and Employer Services, Chicago, IL - Career Coach

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Client focused Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program that assessed participants for job readiness

  • Communicated as a business partner with + employers weekly to identify talent & recruiting strategies to ensure hiring goals were met
  • Managed a caseload of + job seekers; placed % within - days via multiple employer groups
  • Research & identified employers based on participant job needs
  • Participated in job fairs, sourced, recruited & designed curriculum to facilitate technical training for: resume writing, & job search skills


Chicago State University, Chicago, IL – HR Management Adjunct Professor (Contract)

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Coursework - instructions and training to increase knowledge & understanding of the HR role & responsibilities

  • Taught and evaluated Students; organized, designed and modified technical training delivery as needed
  • Utilized instructional design techniques, such as role playing, group discussions, videos, lectures, etc.
  • Advised Students on academic and career matters; enforced rules and policies governing student behavior
  • Monitored and evaluated training curriculum effectiveness via pre and post testing – increased knowledge base by %

White Wilson & Associates, LLC, South Holland, IL - HR Project Manager / Consultant (Contract)

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Tollway Authority, Downers Grove, IL - Employee Services / HR Manager (Contract)

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Government agency - construction, operations, regulations, and maintenance of tollway/highway-managed unions (Contract)

  • Public Sector full cycle recruitment more than days – reduced process to less than days which resulted in plus hires
  • Created job descriptions and conducted compensation review process for over positions
  • Built onboarding process & standard operating procedures – Increased performance & reduced corrective actions by %
  • Participated in vendor selection process to implement an e-Recruit System to track applicants
  • Labor union point of contact - all activity including grievance & contract administration, union meetings, & contract negotiation preparation

UGN, Inc., Chicago Heights, IL - Human Resources Manager / Safety Manager

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Tier automotive supplier that manufactures interior trim & thermal products

  • Created recruitment process -included screening applicant via assimilated pre-employment work setting - reduced turnover %
  • Developed orientation, on-boarding, & performance assessments over -month period – reduced turnover by %
  • Filled positions within days with less than % turnover for months
  • Managed Employee/Labor Relations issues - grievance responses
  • Established metrics to measure effectiveness of goals/objectives, i.e., workforce planning, safety, employee relations, training, etc.
  • Created partnership with management to apply continuous improvement via S, lean manufacturing, & process improvement

Sugar Steel Corporation, Chicago Heights, IL - Human Resources Manager / Safety Manager

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Customer driven manufacturing & steel distribution center with Material Handlers & CDL- Drivers

  • Created HR / Safety Dept via hands-on tactical skills and knowledge / HR expertise
  • Converted personal, sick & vacation time into Paid Time Off (PTO) this reduced unscheduled call-offs by %
  • Consulted with management to assess succession planning, and change management to strengthen organization capabilities
  • Shaped Performance Management System which improved overall employee engagement, quality & production by %
  • Managed Employee Relation issues - benefits renewal, selection, design, enrollment & review process
  • Trained safety committee on -WHY, root cause & job safety analysis - responsible for coordination of regulatory requirements
  • Launched Leadership & Employee Development Program – included -hour OSHA training
  • Reduced the number of positive drug test results from % to less than % within year
  • Decreased companies worker’s compensation claims from $.M to less than $k annually for years
  • Cut lost time to less than days for consecutive years


National Louis University, Evanston, IL

Master of Science – Management and Human Resources Development

Concentration:     Training and Development

Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science – Applied Psychology – Minor: Biology

Concentration:     Employee & Labor Relations

Internship – Labor Relations Manager (during active strike)

-Hour OSHA General Industry – Certification

Worker’s Compensation – Certification

Behavior Based Safety Training – Safe Start

Ergonomic Program Management - Certification


Peoplesoft / Kronos / Ceridian / Paychex / ADP-Payroll / Timetrak / UltiPro / EPIC / NEOGOV / SAP

Microsoft Office / Microsoft Outlook / Microsoft Word / Microsoft Excel / Microsoft PowerPoint / Microsoft Access

Resumix / Taleo / NuView / ADP-RM / ADP-Vantage / Skillsoft / Intelex Safety Management System / SiteDocs / Navex - Ethicspoint


Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)

National Association of Safety Professional NASP)

South Suburban Cook Human Resources Association (SSCHRA)

National Safety Council (NSC)