Board of Directors
A broadly experienced business executive who has been remarkably successful in bringing high-performance organizational design and talent management expertise to the people and leadership teams of a variety of organizations, including Coca-Cola, Philips Healthcare, Hermanson, LOUD Technologies, Jorgensen Forge, Weyerhaeuser, Group Health.
• A natural systems thinker.
• Able to craft high-performance cultures using a potent mix of solid people science, memorable storytelling and artful persuasion.
• A sought-after coach at all levels, adept in the power and art of the question.
• A world-class HR operator.
Championed the creation of an award-winning (Bersin and ASTD recognition) leadership development initiative which was cited as a key factor in a remarkable business turnaround.
Directed the people elements of integration in numerous acquisitions and new business launches, as well as the restructuring of business operations in NA, Europe and Asia.
Crafted high-performance cultures that unleashed human potential, retained talent, boosted engagement, minimized litigation, and achieved business objectives.
Champion for best practices such as 1:1′s; global partnering competencies; behavioral performance management; and innovative recruiting, succession/continuity planning and compensation programs.
Achieved world-class employee engagement survey scores.
Used advanced process design & automation to craft 3 different user-friendly HR functions from the ground up, featuring optimal workflow and compelling value propositions.
Assembled/developed HR teams comprised of SPHR and MBA- level HR business partners who were routinely promoted to leadership levels.
Decertified 12 bargaining units. Negotiated labor contracts & handled arbitrations that secured management rights and built strong employee relations.
Specialties: Organizational Development; HR Business Partner and Shared Service functional leadership; merger and acquisition; international HR; performance management; talent management and succession planning; leadership development & coaching; compensation and benefits costing and design; HR value proposition and strategic planning; union avoidance, negotiations, arbitration; facilities & fleet management; regulatory compliance/minimization of litigation; global team building and partnering; worker’s comp