PROFILE

Performance-driven human capital and engagement specialist who helps multicultural companies optimize and retain high-potential talent. 14+ years' experience with progressive responsibility. MBA in International Human Capital Management. Certified teacher / trainer. Multilingual.

Looking to leverage my knowledge and experience into an HR management role: training / development and employee engagement, aligning human capital with business and organizational results.

  • Human Resource Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Teaching English to Foreign Employees
  • Business Management and Strategy
  • Workforce Planning


SKILLS SUMMARY
  • Recognized for leadership, project completions, and willingness to assume additional responsibility.
  • Self-motivated with passion to achieve objectives through dedication, integrity, and hard work.
  • Excellent communicator with strong speaking, writing, and technology talents.
  • Natural ability to build and direct cohesive, productive groups.
  • Outgoing personality; able to work in diverse environments independently or in teams.
  • Native / fluent English; conversational French; elementary Spanish, Romanian, and Bulgarian.
  • US citizen; authorized to work in Ireland for any employer (stamp 4 resident with work permit).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013 – 2015 Director of Special Projects at Corporate Payroll Services Norcross, GA USA
  • Improved productivity, morale, and retention by holding weekly training sessions.
  • Implemented "The Four Disciplines of Execution" employee engagement program.
  • Created automated, Web-based CV management system, reducing overhead.
  • Conducted interviews and psychometric assessments to improve employee quality.
  • Administered time and attendance product (sales, support, and training).
  • Managed marketing material design, operations auditing, and process development.

2001 – 2012 Operations Manager at Fire Consulting International, Inc. Atlanta, GA USA
  • Performed daily and special management and organizational development duties.
  • Directed human resources, talent acquisition, and employee relations.
  • Increased profit margin 316% by automating operations and reducing overhead.
  • Created extensive Web-based operations platform (PHP, HTML, and MySQL).
  • Conducted ongoing cost / volume / profit and project analysis, optimizing resources.
  • Centralized information management and communications by installing / maintaining computer networks and telephone systems.
  • Independent contractor 2006 - 2010.

2006 – 2010 Freelance Consultant / Independent Contractor Atlanta, GA USA
  • Provided project management and organizational development consulting services.
  • Performed peer review / copy editing for nonprofits, individuals, and small businesses (operations manuals, scholastic and business writing, marketing materials, etc.).
  • Contributed to small business growth through Website design and IT support.
  • Coordinated public relations, fundraising, and membership activities for nonprofits.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2015    Teaching English as a Foreign Language / TEFL Certification
TEFL Toulouse (IATQuO accredited)
Toulouse, France
  • Business English concentration
  • One-to-one and classroom teaching experience (pre-intermediate / intermediate)

2014    MBA: International Human Capital Management
Bellevue University
Bellevue, NE USA
  • Related Courses: Management of Organizational Relationships, Strategies for Recruitment, Regulation / Ethics for International Business, Management of People in Society, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Organizational Management, Global Operations Management Strategies

2006    BS: Business Information Systems
Bellevue University
Bellevue, NE USA


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Computer Skills:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and Windows platforms
  • Expert in HTML and PHP Website design
  • Easily adaptable to new software and systems
  • Microsoft Certified Professional: Support and Troubleshooting

Volunteer Experience:
  • Promoted performing arts as a Customer Service Attendant for the Atlanta Shakespeare Company in Atlanta, GA USA (2014 – 2015).
  • Promoted adult education and provided cultural advocacy, public relations, fundraising, sales, and vendor management at a variety of festivals and events for Alliance Française d'Atlanta and Atlanta Greek Festival in Atlanta, GA USA (2006 – 2015).

Awards / Honors:
  • Bellevue University Dean's List Scholar
  • Chaplain's Leadership Award (for volunteer work)
  • School of Instruction Excellence Award (for volunteer work)
  • U.S. Private Pilot's License
  • U.S. Space Academy Certificate of Graduation
  • 5th Place: Concours National de Français
  • Multiple scholastic French awards

Disciplines of Success:
  • Focus on clear, simple, and wildly important goals.
  • Concentrate on leading measures / behaviors that affect results.
  • Engage employees and guide their ownership of organizational goals.
  • Drive motivation by holding employees accountable to each other.