High-energy human resources professional with over 20 years experience as a human resources generalist. Served as the corporate head of Human Resources for 12 years.


Major strengths include:

- Acquisition Integration
- Compensation and Benefits
- Organizational Development
- Regulatory Compliance
- Employee Relations
- Information Systems
- Recruiting
- Training


KLP Consulting, Inc., Dallas, Texas 2007 to Present

President

KLP Consulting, Inc. (KLP) provides a wide range of human resource services for small to mid-size companies. KLP services include marketing to find competitive benefit plans, coordinating the processing of payroll, employee relations issues, HR assistance with complying with federal and state laws and government, unemployment management, form I-9 administration, customized employee handbooks, employee training related to HR compliance, performance appraisals, personnel file administration, benefit file administration and supplying Federal and State compliance posters.





Prime Income Asset Management, Dallas, Texas 1999 to 2007

Privately owned real estate advisory company to two publicly traded real estate entities with $2.5 billion in assets.

Vice President, Human Resources/Administration

Responsible for the Human Resources and Administration functions. Reported directly to the Chief Executive Officer. HR responsibilities included: compensation, payroll, benefits, regulatory compliance, employee relations, recruiting, training, and organizational development for 1,200 employees nationwide. Administrative functions included: public relations, marketing, corporate travel, office services, mail room support, office supplies, telephone and other office equipment.

- Integrated a strategic communication campaign throughout the organization which increased morale and strengthened the company’s corporate culture.

- Worked closely with the senior management team in change management as it dealt with the company’s lenders and investors.

- Enhanced the company’s performance evaluation system by redesigning the evaluation forms and making the overall process more realistic and simplistic for both the supervisor and the employee.

- Reduced turnover by implementing a bonus incentive program vs. a year-end Christmas bonus. This not only changed corporate philosophy, but empowered all employees to be more productive and creative rather than expecting a perceived entitlement.

- Developed a national benefits plan for Regis Hotel Corporation, which included centralizing benefit plans for over 500 hotel employees in 7 locations.

- Developed a national benefits plan for Carmel Realty Corporation, which included centralizing benefit plans for over 300 apartment portfolio employees in 23 locations.

- Managed a staff of 9 HR professionals with multiple locations.




EmCare Holdings, Inc., Dallas, Texas 1995 to 1999

Leading provider of physician practice management in hospital emergency departments and other practice settings.

Director of Human Resources


- Created human resources function and grew employee base from 150 to over 5,600. Included converting 4,500 physicians from independent contractors to employee status.

- Recruited technology and software employees to run the Company’s new software package for Emergency Rooms called EMCIS. The Company designed and implemented the software in several of the large emergency room hospitals in order to streamline the patient flow and make the ER physicians more efficient with time management.

- Managed benefits, compensation, recruiting, training, and regulatory compliance plans. Compliance management included 5500 reporting, 401(k) audits, and the annual enrollment process.

- Developed, implemented and managed salary and incentive programs.

- Provided HR due diligence for acquisitions. Coordinated integration of personnel, compensation, and benefits for 14 separate acquisitions.


Directed employee relations including:
- Developing and implementing employee relations programs such as Lifeline Award, lunch with COO, business casual dress code, employee focus groups and subsidized DART bus passes.

- Hiring and terminating employees
- Counseling both supervisors and affected employees regarding personnel problems
- Directing the performance evaluation system
- Managing employee and physician personnel files
- Developing the Employee and Physician Handbook and HR policies and procedures
- Implementing succession and career development program for all employees
- Managing training and professional development programs





Hunt Oil Company, Dallas, Texas 1991 to 1995

Private company with approximately 2,500 employees and over a $1 billion in revenue.

Human Resources Representative

- Directed international compensation and administration of merit increases and bonuses for expatriate employees.
- Managed Human Resource Information System.
- Served temporary overseas assignment in Republic of Yemen.
- Managed expatriate compensation packages.
- Traveled to domestic field locations to provide benefits seminars and supervisor workshops.
- Directed domestic and international relocations.
- Researched and recommended to senior management a new life insurance provider which produced significant savings.





Clark/Bardes, Inc., Dallas, Texas 1988 to 1991

Benefits Analyst for a consulting firm that specialized in employee benefits for Fortune 500 companies.





EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Economics – The University of Texas at Austin, 1988



AFFILIATIONS

- Member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas
- Dallas HR Association
- Society for Human Resource Management
- Committee Member for 2000 HR Southwest Conference