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HR professional/USN vet with maritime focus


To obtain a role within the maritime industry as an HR primary POC.


Kelly Services, Inc.

Outsourcing & Consulting Group (OCG)

Field Screening Consultant

2010 – Current

Field consultant in screening processes for candidate selection within client’s ATS (StepStone). Collaborate with on-site recruiting team in client’s needs for “hot” positions throughout North America (US and Canada). As a field consultant, I work remotely and independently on multiple open requisitions requiring intense multitasking abilities as well as attention to detail, correlating potentially transferable skills in industry-specific positions. Screening process includes selecting key candidates from a massive database and conducting initial phone interviews then forwarding recommended candidates to Account Manager with my input on said candidate.

Goodman Networks

Plano, TX

Kirkland, WA

Full Cycle Recruiter

2007 - 2010

Full cycle technical telecommunications (wireless, OSP, E911, wireline) industry recruiting for multiple national projects. Collaborate with Hiring Manager and/or Client to assess the requirements of a vacancy and to determine the hiring channel. Manage internal and external posting process, including creating job descriptions and networking. Manage the full-cycle recruitment process, to include sourcing, screening, coordinating interview schedule and ultimately presenting offer letters to candidates. Consult with managers on selection process. Utilization of MaxHire, Ceridian, and Oracle. New hire training and guidance: payroll process, time entry, policies and procedures. On national staffing campaign which had the highest hire and retention ratio in department 2008 and 2009. Only recruiter in company offered transfer to Seattle for start-up branch. Positions placed: field technicians, construction management, project/program managers, coordinators, engineers, site acquisition professionals, IT/technical professionals.

PDS Technical Services

Sourcing Specialist/Jr. Recruiter

2006 - 2007

Perform technical sourcing for various positions utilizing multiple networking strategies as well as internet resources and associations. Primarily responsible for all maritime sourcing needs utilizing unique networking strategies with an average 85% accuracy/placement ratio. Responsibilities included but were not limited to the following: identifying and utilizing traditional and alternative internet recruiting sources, preliminary candidate screening and selection. Conduct staffing progress review meetings with staffing managers. Represent to prospective employees, outside agencies and various academic, professional and community organizations. Knowledgeable in strategic corporate recruiting and external talent acquisition efforts. Support of one or more functions/programs in a total recruiting process. Utilization of creative problem-solving skills; detail oriented with ability to follow through and bring critical action items to closure. Proven effective communicator with demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as a team member. Composition of training materials for internal staffing, as well as educating prospective employees and contacts on organization. Positions placed: skilled maritime professionals (aquatic plumbers, welders), aviation professionals (mechanics, engineers), and IT/help desk.

PDS Technical

Payroll Processor


Process payroll utilizing Lawson program for 1000+ 1099, temporary, and staff employees on a weekly basis. Manage state/federal deductions for employees, garnishments, calculation of per diem. Transferred to Sourcing specialist role within same organization.

Transportation Security Administration

Department of Homeland Security (Federal)

DFW Airport, TX

Supervisory Security Officer/Level 1 Screening Manager

Passenger and Baggage/CTX

2002 - 2005

Managing multiple security checkpoints and screening force while ensuring the performance and ongoing training of personnel who provide the front line security and protection of air travelers, airplanes and airports; regular patrol of airport terminal; use of explosive detection devices; clearing alarms on IED equipment; daily logging of all federal and local law enforcement officers that must clear security; primary POC for aiding in resolution of HR/Payroll issues for team members experiencing minute problems requiring immediate attention; working as liaison for team members for day to day communication with management; continuous training to non-exempt employees regarding procedural modifications as well as operational changes; daily personal contact with thousands of air travelers making both passenger safety and customer satisfaction my ultimate goal; reporting in daily briefings to team members the latest information from management; daily maintenance of passenger and baggage checkpoint equipment. Use and maintenance of x-ray and CT equipment. Security Clearance: Confidential. Awards: Customer service for Southwest region. Research and assist staff in confidential HR matters pertaining to federal laws (FMLA, FLSA, EEOC). Point of contact for new hire training and orientations. Detail position (1 year) in HR Generalist role: Project management of Department of Labor Worker's Compensation claims, including coordination of on-site medical staff, reorganization of procedures pertaining to baggage handling, and assigning detail positions to injured employees.



MCSE certification - Southern Methodist University;

HAZMAT certified - US Navy

Certified firefighter - US Navy


ATS used: Oracle 11i, Ceridian, Taleo, Maxhire, Lawson, VMS, NORAD, Siterra, MAS90, Step Stone, TEMS


Working knowledge of federal employment laws: FMLA, FLSA, EEOC, DOLWC (Worker's Comp); currently obtaining CEBS certification

Seattle, WA,
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