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									CHERYL DALLOS, SPHR                                              31 Inverness Road, New Rochelle, New York 10804
                                                                 Email: cdallos@earthlink.net Cell: (646) 651-8216

HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE with a record of success of streamlining processes and reducing costs in
complex global organizations. Proactive change agent with a history of building functions from the ground up,
consolidating disparate teams and turning around problematic situations. Results focused realist and thought leader
with highly developed business acumen, who translates strategy into large scale execution.

CORPORATE MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE                   IN MULTIPLE INDUSTRIES: Multi-National Holding Company,
International Private Banking, Insurance, Real Estate, Broadcasting, Media Sales, Technology and Hospitality.


      Project Management                  Remote Staff Management                Benefit Plan Administration
 Contract & Vendor Negotiations           Executive & Staff Coaching                M&A Due Diligence
   Multi-Jurisdiction Payrolls             HR Department Startups                  Policies & Procedures
 Compensation Strategy & Design              HRIS Technologies                    Training & Development


LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORPORATION                                                                          2003 to 2011
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR (CORPORATE)
    FORTUNE 500 - MULTI-NATIONAL HOLDING COMPANY
     Oversight of all HR subsidiary reports and 14 direct HR and Operations reports from Corporate, managing
       multi-million dollar annual budgets with streamlined, bottom-line accountability and direct line of sight
     Consolidated 11 separate subsidiary payrolls into a shared services environment, migrating to one system and
       overseeing entire execution process, implementation, taxes and employee communications
     Implementation of online HR tools which dynamically improved reporting and employee engagement
     Reduced benefit costs at subsidiaries on various projects, netting over $2 MM in annualized savings
     Restructured Retiree Medical Plan reducing costs by $1.5 MM and plan to 100% cost neutral in 4 years
     Led HR due diligence for deals ranging in size up to $450 MM, controlling integrations and divestitures
     Right sized the outsourced vendors and redesigned functions saving over $583,000 in 2010/2011 alone
     Reduced annual legal fees by hiring in house HR expertise that slashed costs by 40% - saving $395,000
     As Plan Trustee and Administrator, expedited termination and annuity purchase of $40 MM Defined Benefit
       Pension plan from RFP to Annuity purchase saving $610,000 in annual plan expense costs
     Re-engineered compensation platform including: salary benchmarking, improvement of Total Rewards
       structure, creation of management guides, a universal online review format and employee training


HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTING                                                                             2000 to 2003

BCOM3 (PUBLICIS WORLDWIDE)
REPLACED SVP OF HR
    MULTI-NATIONAL ADVERTISING HOLDING COMPANY – 11 MONTH ASSIGNMENT
     Supervised layoff of 60 plus senior executives – executing the budgeting, planning and reductions
     Managed all onsite career resource centers for executive training and re-employment program
     Directed job realignment analysis for migration of US based job responsibilities to off shore locations

HSBC BANK USA
COMPENSATION ANALYST
    INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE BANKING DIVISION – 18 MONTH ASSIGNMENT
     Consultant supporting localization of compensation programs for 880+ Private Bankers in 14 countries
     Developed communication matrix for new Senior Executive Incentive Bonus program for Bank Leaders
     Delivered metrics for $18 MM in cash bonuses, plus options and deferred compensation in new program
     Facilitated offshore pay, currency conversions and research on compliance with local laws and restrictions
BBC WORLDWIDE AMERICAS                                                                            1998 to 1999

DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES & OFFICE ADMINISTRATION – NORTH AMERICA
  US & CANADIAN ARMS OF THE BBC ENGAGED IN LICENSING, BROADCAST AND MEDIA ASSET SALES,
  INCLUDING BBC AMERICA CHANNEL, BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS
   Headed HR in 5 states and Canada - payroll, benefits, compensation, employee relations and legal compliance
   Launched Cable, Publishing and Consumer divisions in rapid startup phase hiring over 90 staff in 9 months
   Slashed 15% of annual recruiting costs through applicant tracking, job hotline and paid referral program
   Blueprinted succession and targeted skill gaps with Balanced Scorecards to align pay for performance
   With targeted focus groups, implemented recognition program, reducing turnover by 18% in 9 months


CORBIS CORPORATION                                                                               1997 to 1998
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
  OWNED BY BILL GATES – SALES OF THE DIGITIZATION OF IMAGES AND LICENSING OF CONTENT MEDIA
   Established first HR function while increasing staff by 50% in 8 months due to new technology deployment
   Introduced website that was a highly successful platform for benefits, policies and new company vision
   Negotiated a 20% reduction in budgeted health care costs while also introducing FSA and EAP programs
   Designed an internal cross-functional training program of best practices across the organization
   Facilitated committee creating a safety program with 70% reduction of photo lab accidents in 10 months
   Handled two major acquisitions from due diligence to integration of employees, benefits and policies


R/GA DIGITAL STUDIOS, INC.                                                                       1993 to 1996

HUMAN RESOURCES/OPERATIONS MANAGER
  DIGITAL ADVERTISING & DESIGN FOR TV SPOTS, EDITING, EFFECTS, TABLETOP, PRINT MEDIA AND EVENTS
   Launched HR Department creating annual budget and all related functions for NY and LA offices
   Special designation by union to head arbitration panel between employee conflicts and union grievances
   Conducted seven offsite executive training sessions - focusing on building leadership skills
   Wrote company’s first Policy Handbook – creating and implementing all procedural processes and paperwork
   Supervised ADP payroll conversion and created job costing to process billable project time to clients


BACKGROUND                    New York University - Certificate in Executive Coaching
                              Coursework in Executive Coaching, Adult Learning and Education, Organizational
                              Development, Evidence Based Decision Making and Conflict Resolution processes

                              University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign - August 1987 to May 1991
                              Arts Administration and Technical Theatre Management


AFFILIATIONS            SHRM - HR/NY, Westchester HR Association, International Coach Federation,
                        American Payroll Association, American Society for Training and Development

RELEVANT SKILLS
     Expertise with Federal and State regulations covering: ADA, ARRA, ADEA, COBRA, DODD-FRANK,
      EEO, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, FCRA, HIPAA, LTD, STD, PPA, PPACA, USERRA, WARN, Section 409A,
      Section 415, Sarbanes Oxley, harassment, workers compensation, RDS subsidy, OSHA issues, Proxy
      disclosures and oversight of all nondiscrimination testing and 5500 filings for all benefit plans
     Comprehensive 401k and Defined Benefit Pension Plan Administration including: Annuity Purchases, AFN
      and AFTAP notifications, PBGC funding, SSA reporting, QDRO’s and QSLOB’s and all regulatory filings
     Extensive skills in: Windows Office, ADP and Ceridian Payroll Systems and associated report writer
      systems, PeopleSoft HRIS systems, employee benefits website implementation and MS Project tools

								
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