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5417 SAN CARLOS WAY 916-626-9562

Human Resources professional (SPHR certified) with extensive broad, diverse expe
rience in all areas of people management and development in communication and hi
gh-technology manufacturing industries. Human Resources emphases include Staffi
ng, Compensation, Employee Relations, Organization Development, Training, Labor
Relations, and Benefits Design & Administration. Areas of experience and expert
ise include:
Employee Relations Negotiations Program Management
Business Partner
Change Management
Contract Management
Vendor Management
Budget / Cost Controls

THOMSON GRASS VALLEY, Inc., Nevada City, CA 4/2009 - 6/2010
Manager, Human Resources
Provided Business Partner Human Resources services for locations in Nevada City,
Salt Lake City, Beaverton (500 employees)
* Developed and delivered New Supervisor Training program to 20 line managers
* Updated Leave of Absence Policy incorporating new FMLA regulations
* Delivered Open Enrollment program via on-site presentation meetings at multipl
e locations and webinar sessions
* Completed successful national recruiting searches for Sourcing Manager, Produc
t Engineering Manager, and EH&S Manager positions
NEC Electronics America, Inc., Roseville, CA 1999 - 4/2009
Manager, Human Resources
Human Resources Manager for 24/7 high technology semiconductor manufacturer. Ke
y areas of accountability are full range of HR functions including staffing, com
pensation/salary administration, benefits administration, organizational develop
ment and training, employee relations/conflict resolution, internal investigatio
ns, and employment law compliance. Supervised 3
* Developed and implemented contingent workforce program of 150 production worke
* Conducted semi-annual college recruiting program; 6-8 colleges, targeting Engi
neering graduates
* Developed and implemented a Variable Pay Program, covering all employees and s
hifting focus from base pay to incentive pay based on individual and company per
* Developed and delivered various training programs, including New Supervisor Or
ientation, EEO Issues in the Workplace, Workplace Violence Prevention, Harassmen
t Prevention, Avoiding Wrongful Termination Claims, New Hire Orientation
* Conducted organizational assessments of several key technical groups, successf
ully implementing corrective actions to address employee and operational needs
* Developed and implemented an employee roundtable communication program. Condu
ct meetings with groups of 8-12 employees throughout the company
* Developed and implemented multiple resource reduction programs impacting 55% o
f the employee population (over 700 employees); ensured compliance with WARN Act
and other applicable legal standards as interpreted under ADEA, DFEH, EEOC, FEH
A, etc.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (formerly J&W Scientific) Folsom, CA 1995 - 1999
Manager, Human Resources
Corporate Human Resources Manager for high technology manufacturer of scientific
instruments. Key areas of accountability included staffing, compensation/salary
administration, organization development, training, employee relations, benefit
plan design/administration, and facilities management. Supervised staff of 5
* Developed and implemented new organizational compensation plan encompassing va
riable pay plan (profit sharing bonus). Developed and introduced a new annual e
mployee recognition program
* Actively involved in the acquisition process of three (3) companies from due d
iligence to their effective integration into parent organization
* Developed and put into service a new performance appraisal/career development
* Sourced and selected a new 401(k) plan administrator for company's savings pla
n. Sourced and selected a new medical, dental, and disability benefits program
with significantly greater coverage to employees and savings to company. Attain
ed 90% participation in this new plan
Weir Pumpsystems (formerly EnviroTech Pumpsystems), Sacramento, CA
Manager of Human Resources and Administration
Site Manager for Human Resources and Labor Relations functions ISO 9001 manufac
turing company. Key areas of accountability included organization development,
compensation and salary administration, staffing, labor relations, training, wor
kers' compensation, benefits administration, employee relations, and environment
al health and safety. Supervised staff of 6
* Labor relations liaison with bargaining unit representing production employees
(45% of employee population). Investigated issues pertinent to work rules, cont
ract language, negotiate grievance and arbitration sessions. Conducted monthly
Labor-Management Committee meetings
* Responsible for Employee Relations, including counseling, EAP, administration
of substance abuse policy, progressive discipline, organizational intervention,
outplacement, Plant Closure
* Site Environmental Coordinator; administered compliance programs for city, cou
nty, state and federal safety and environmental regulations. Conducted monthly
Safety Committee meetings. Monitored workers' compensation claims, costs and mis
sed time
* Site project manager for the closure of the Sacramento facility. Ensured comp
liance with WARN regulations. Planned and facilitated the phase out over a 150
day period. Responsible for entire administration efforts; i.e., media relation
s, security, effects bargaining, environmental regulatory compliance, reduction
in force schedule planning, and outplacement efforts
National Broadcasting Company, Inc., Burbank, CA
Manager, Organization & Management Resources Planning
Responsible for the planning, implementation and administration of Staffing, Co
mpensation, Organization and Human Resources Management, Labor Relations, and Em
ployee Relations strategies and functions for a 1,500 employee population.
* Partnered with management on organization development, training, and successio
n planning projects
* Advised management on matters of labor relations specific to Company's largest
union. Investigated grievances, interpret issues of contract language and imple
mentation, analyze and monitor manpower planning needs
* Created recruiting strategies to assist operating management in staffing open
* Annually prepared and administered company-wide Merit Plan
* Evaluated and arbitrated exempt and non-exempt position evaluations using Hay
point system
* Responsible for administration of HRIS functions; including a corporate Payrol
l/HRIS system conversion
B.A. Degree, History, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
M.A. Degree, Education, U.C. Irvine, School of Education
SPHR Certification