Human Resources Director Manager in San Antonio TX Resume LaVella Perry

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					                                      LAVELLA PERRY

                                                                                     Home: 210. 413.6142
San Antonio, Texas 78229                                                             E-mail:

*Highly skilled human resources leader with multi-state experience offering strong problem-solving and consulting
skills *Extensive experience with change management, training, and staff development in multiple industries
*Adept at dealing with subject matter experts, needs assessments, and performance gap analysis *A quick learner
and creative thinker skilled at adapting resource deployment to changing priorities *Empowering team builder and
coach with outstanding facilitation, and platform presentation experience *Strong relationship builder skilled at
managing sensitive employee relations issues with diplomacy *Experienced with union avoidance initiatives
*Comprehensive knowledge of HR and training issues with ability to influence performance gains *Skilled process
improvement and project management professional with Six Sigma Greenbelt knowledge

                                      PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS
Leadership Development                       Project Management                                 Business Partner
Talent Management / Retention                Performance Improvement                            Strategic Initiatives
Policy and Procedure Design                  Needs Assessment                                   Facilitation/Training
Change Management                            Team Building                                      Employee Relations

                                      SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS
  Developed and implemented multiple policies, including but not limited to, time off, attendance, progressive
  corrective action, dress code, safety, badge, visitors in the workplace, and work-related injury. RESULTS: 52%
  decrease in unemployment cases, 24% decrease in work-related injuries, and an attendance policy enforced by
  100% of leadership team.
  Part of Taleo project team. Lead the process mapping of the recruiting/applicant tracking system. RESULTS:
  project was rolled out to the entire corporation and recruiters were able to fill positions an average of 20% faster. .
  Delivered consultative support to senior leaders. Successfully coached leadership team on employee relations,
  FMLA, FLSA, EEO, ERISA, USERRA, Title VII, and compliance with company policies. RESULTS: Bi-annual
  employee survey indicated a 34% rise in employee morale and satisfaction.
  Recruited high quality management, service, skilled trade, and professional sales positions. Conducted
  comprehensive preliminary interviews and evaluated capabilities of diverse candidates. Coordinated interview
  processes with management staff for final candidate decisions. RESULTS: Decreased recruiting costs by 15% in
  12 months and reduced turnover by 50%.
  Performed HR and training needs analysis as HR project lead for the facility service businesses in four major
  start-up locations in the sports/entertainment industry, three with revenue in excess of $6 million annually.
  Designed and implemented training curricula, programs, and materials for each location. Developed and
  implemented HR processes and procedures. Directed team that interviewed, hired, and trained over 2,000 front-
  line employees, 160 front-line supervisors, 90 managers, and three on-site General Managers RESULTS: All
  four projects were completed on time and under budget by up to 12%. Well-trained staff provided excellent
  service to sold-out crowds at all four grand opening events.
  Performed HR Generalist functions for a 300-person staff in the hospitality industry. Developed and implemented
  HR tracking system for OSHA (safety), EEO (equal employment) and I-9 (immigration) information. Created and
  implemented formal employee feedback program. RESULTS: Reduced worker’s compensation lost time claims
  by 15%; reduced employee turnover by 20%.
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                                    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
GABRIEL HOLDINGS, LLC                                                                             4/18/2011 –
   Human Resources Director                                                                       7/30/2012
Oversee HR department supporting 54 locations throughout Texas. Strategic HR Business
Partner, ATS/Recruiting, compensation, benefits coordination, employee relations, union
avoidance, safety, policy & procedure development, training, training program development,
discovery/implementation of new ATS (Open Hire), consultant, project manager

TEXAS MACHINING ENTERPRISES, San Antonio, Texas                                                   2010- 2011
     Human Resources Manager
Oversee HR department supporting manufacturing plant location. HRIS/ATS/Recruiting, part of
project management team implementing HRB from ADP, HR Business Partner, compensation,
payroll, benefits coordination, employee relations, union awareness, safety, policy & procedure
development, training, training program development

G&K SERVICES, San Antonio, Texas                                                                  2006 – 2010
  Human Resources Representative
Operate as HR Generalist/Manager. ATS/Recruiting, compensation, benefits coordination,
employee relations, labor relations, business partner, union awareness, safety, policy &
procedure development, training, part of project management team on-boarding Taleo (discovery,
process mapping, implementation), lead for process mapping segment, payroll

Short-term positions with Staffmark and Career Education Corporation while working on PHR         2004 - 2006
and Master’s Degree
   On-Site HR Manager
   HR Consultant
   Admissions Representative

CANCER THERAPY AND RESEARCH CENTER, San Antonio, Texas                                            2002 – 2004
   Assistant Meeting Planner

                          EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION / TRAINING
M.A., Curriculum Design, American Intercontinental University, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
B.A., Business Administration (HR/OD emphasis), Texas Lutheran University, Sequin, Texas
33 Credit Hours, B.S. Computer Science, University of Phoenix, Westminster, Colorado
SPHR, Senior Professional in Human Resources

Description: LaVella Perry is a highly skilled human resources leader with multi-state experience offering strong problem-solving and consulting skills.