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Julie L. Horn Escondido, CA 92026 760-747-2883/858-740-4528 thehorns1@cox.

net _________________________________________________________________________________ Summary Sophisticated and savvy Human Resources leader with the strategic vision to develop and implement comprehensive human resource processes for both start-ups and established companies. HR Generalist with specific concentration in performance management, employee relations, compensation, benefits and training. Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to deal with people of diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds. Human Resource Management Talent Manage ment Performance Management Recruiting and Retention Employee Relations Employme nt Law Change Management Organizational Alignme nt Project Manage ment Team Building Leadership Mergers & Acquisitions Training & Development Best Practices

Selected Accomplishments Start- up operation Developed employee handbook Established policy & procedure manual Created job descriptions for all employees Constructed and administered training and development programs Researched and implemented first HRIS system company wide Created and implemented RSC University for all employees Designed a culture in which diversity was celebrated

Professional Experience SIGNET ARMORLITE, Inc. San Marcos, CA Director of Human Resources

July 2006 March 30, 2012 (Company-wide Layoff)

Provide the overall leadership and direction for all HR Operations. Specifically focused on the delivery of core HR programs and processes in policies/procedures, performance management, organizational realignment/effectiveness, employee relations and long-range solutions for success. Continuously strive to develop and maintain an understanding of business objectives, operating environments and best practices to proactively deliver business and people strategy. Overview of Responsibilities Participate in day to day administration, communication and implementation of HR programs Partner with senior management to counsel and advise on HR matters including federal and state employment laws and compliance issues Resolution of employee relation issues to include complex investigation and recommendations for corrective action Supporting the organization with proactive short and long-term plans for both issues and problems

Julie L. Horn

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RESORT AT SQUAW CREEK Olympic Valley, CA Director of Human Resources

January 2003-July 2005 (some consulting afte r departure)

Provided the leadership and direction for all HR Operations on a day to day basis. Focused on assessment and process for organizational processes, aligning corporate goals with human capital, and moving the company towards the achievement of corporate objectives. Oversaw departmental budget and corporate operational procedures. Developed a team of 4. Managed employee relations, training, recruitment and retention including hiring candidates with a J-1 Visa, performance management, benefits, EHS, federal and state compliance issues and compensation. EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL LAKE TAHOE RESORT South Lake Tahoe, CA Director of Human Resources

May 2002-January 2003


1987-March 2002

Education and Professional Training Northern Arizona University- Flagstaff, AZ BS Journalism/Public Relations

Professional Associations Society for Human Resources Management - General Member North County Personnel Association - General Member California Chamber of Commerce General Member

Business and Computer Skills MS Office Word & Excel Timesaver HR Perspective PeopleSoft PowerPoint ADP E- Time Internet savvy Kronos MS Outlook HRIS Ceridian