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MacKay Brooklyn, NY 11235
Cell: (203) 291-9699
SUMMARY Senior Human Resources Business Partner with extensive experience in employee relations, organization design, talent and change management. Strong record of accomplishments in top tier organizations such as Prudential, UBS, General Electric, Nestle Foods and Kraft Foods. Confident in startup, entrepreneurial settings as well as in corporate and shared services centers of excellence. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT (June 2011-Present) Brooklyn, NY Member of a senior HR team providing strategic support to a startup company in the alternative energy field. In process of developing HR strategy and organizational capability to respond to rapid growth on a global basis after investor funds are received. Led search for CIO candidates, including development of a competency model and screening methodology and process. NEW JERSEY WOMEN’S NEWS (August 2010-June 2011) Glen Gardner, NJ Senior Sales Associate Business development for niche newspaper targeting women throughout Hunterdon and Somerset counties in NJ. Increased sales revenue and created articles for advertisements and editorials. Assisted with distribution.and marketing. PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL (March 2009-June 2010) Shelton, CT Director Human Resources, Annuities Sales Senior HR Business Partner to the External Wholesaler organization. Implemented a competency model for performance management, training and recruitment to upgrade talent in response to significant growth of business. Conducted various organization redesigns and restructurings to better accommodate growth. UBS (January 2007-September, 2008) Stamford, CT Manager Training and Development - ITI Transitioned from Perot Systems after contract ended resulting in continuous service credit. Facilitated the start up of the training and development function for the newly created ITI organization within UBS to allow access to all internal and external training resources for developing technical and non-technical competencies for a 4,500 global employee population. Developed processes and procedures for accessing training and manage the administrative services provided by an external third party outsourcer. Formulated KPI metrics and SLA’s to monitor activity and performance of services. Conducted Learning Needs Analysis (LNA) to determine training needs and associated business drivers for developing an annual training strategy and internal course offerings. Managed a training budget of over $3 million. PEROT SYSTEMS CORP (December 2000-December 2006) Stamford, CT Region Manager – Human Resources/Global Training and Development Manager Managed staff of three HR Generalists and operating budget of $2 million for the America’s region on the UBS account. Responsible for all Human Resources activity for a population of 400 employees and 100 contractors. Activities included being a member of the region management team, conducting employee investigations, downsizings, performance management and compensation reviews as well as all employee relations. Assumed additional responsibility for global training and development in 2001 to streamline administrative functions, expand professional and leadership training opportunities and develop a succession planning process. Established Executive Coaching guidelines and resources for hipotential individuals. Managed global compensation review for over 1,000 employees to include use of external vendors and consultants, development of strategy and implementation of project plans. Prepared bonus pool recommendations as well as salary and promotional spend for all employees.
Managed third party outsourcing firms for both contractor recruiting and training administration to significantly reduce headcount and associated costs for each area. GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL (1994-2000) Stamford, CT Manager Human Resources – Business Credit (1999-2000) Top HR Generalist supporting fully autonomous business unit of 250 employees nationally with revenue of $30 million. Reported to General Manager of rapidly growing new venture. Developed HR strategy for all areas of employment, focusing on staffing, new hire assimilation and compensation. Manager Organization Development and Leadership – Commercial Finance (1997-1999) Developed and implemented a competency based performance management and development program to include competency models, position profiles, performance planning process and tools. Introduced concept to European subsidiaries in England, Germany, France and Italy. Designed and delivered customized training programs to support organizational competencies in areas such as credit and risk management, loan documentation, account management. As designated Compliance Champion, led task force to develop a compliance training strategy including design and delivery of all training material. Manager Human Resources – Commercial Finance (1994-1997) HR Generalist responsible for approximately 300 domestic employees that eventually grew to 1500 employees globally. Participated in due diligence activities for potential acquisitions subsequently purchased. Provided support to management in all region offices including recruiting, compensation, training, performance management and employee relations. Team Leader for various CAP and Quality initiatives (i.e., recruiting and onboarding). Green Belt trained for leading process improvement teams and developing/maintaining various dashboards and metrics. Certified in advanced facilitation. EEO/AAP Officer including plan documentation, training and resolution of complaints. Sponsored Employee Council to focus on inclusiveness and rewards and recognition programs. Winner of Numerous Awards: 2000, 1999 and 1995 Stock Option winner; 1997 Prism Club winner; 1996 Pinnacle Club winner. KRAFT GENERAL FOODS, INC. (1992-1994) Director Human Resources NESTLE FOODS CORPORATION (1980-1992) Manager Human Resources CERTIFICATIONS Myers Briggs, Six Sigma Green Belt, Advanced Facilitation, CCL Leaderview Executive Coach EDUCATION PACE UNIVERSITY MBA-Human Resources, Graduated with distinction BROOKLYN COLLEGE BA-Anthropology, Graduated Magna Cum Laude White Plains, NY Brooklyn, NY White Plains, NY
ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS Member of the national and local chapters for the Society for Human Resource Professionals Member of the national and local chapters for the American Society for Training and Development Enjoy travel, running, tennis, gourmet cooking and time with family