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HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL Global Business Partner, Compensation and Employment Law Expert Creates bottom line impact through human capital initiatives, linked to business strategies


Human Resource Consultant


Minneapolis, MN

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Human resources professional with significant multinational experience in market-leading organizations across multiple industries: technology, defense, medical devise, manufacturing and financial services. Known for accelerating profitable growth, culture change and strategy execution. Have managed the human resource aspect of acquisitions, mergers and divestitures. Known for consulting with business partners in effectively resolving complex employee relations issues and for organization development. Expertise in advising and developing leaders, creating high-performance teams and driving business results through strategic development and talent deployment.




University of MN, Carlson School MA in HR 2013 Master Degree



As a Human Resources Business Partner at Seagate: • Led the annual graduate salary compression analysis for the United States and Europe, resulting in new graduate hire rates by degree and function, and adjusting graduates hired in the previous nine months to these rates. Processed over $650,000 in salary adjustments during the first year. • Partnered with VP’s during several major reductions in force, creating their Business Case, Business Plan, and passing the legal review. Headed project teams for a number of these reductions in force, reducing operating expenses and focusing resources on future technologies. • Revamped mentoring and summer intern programs, which were adopted in the US and Europe. • Conducted "Core Team Chartering" for new product teams ensuring they quickly formed effective working relationships with a clear charter and milestones. • Rolled out cultural change initiatives; enhancing teamwork, initiative, and faster decision-making. • Successfully resolved complicated and difficult Employee Relations issues. • Managed annual performance management, salary review, and succession planning processes. As an HR Manager at American Medical Systems: • Managed the successful human resources integration of the sales organizations after three acquisitions. • Responsible for all human resources aspects of the reorganization of the international business after the divestiture from Pfizer: identifying and resolving all country specific legal, contract, and employment issues; implementing new payroll services and benefits; and hiring employees across multiple geographies and at all levels. • Led team which redesigned and implemented new domestic and international sales compensation programs, aligning commissions with the sales objectives, and ensuring that appropriate activities were rewarded. • Planned and managed $1M annual recruiting and relocation budget, ensuring that all expenses were accurately forecasted and allocated to the appropriate departments. • Created programs for European sites complying with 2012 data protection rules, with consent agreements specific to each country. • Successfully resolved complicated and difficult Employee Relations issues. • During a complex jury trial in Tulsa, OK, was the Pfizer/Schneider USA representative. • Responsible for managing the annual performance management, salary review, and succession planning processes with business partners. • Managed organization development activities for business partners during the merger and reorganization of AMS and Schneider USA. • Redesigned performance management, compensation, and reward programs to align with business goals and objectives, and better differentiate based on performance; resulting in an improved focus on key company objectives. • Developed and implemented the “Do Something That Matters” Employee Brand, providing employees with a tool to “sell” AMS to applicants, customers and vendors.

Companies I like:

Med device and high tech





Provided the full range of human resources solutions on organizational and business issues: •Employee Relations •Coaching & Mentoring •Employment Law •Succession Management •Change Management •Benefits Administration •Organization Development •Mergers/Acquisitions •Talent Management