Top-performing, accomplished, and entrepreneurial professional offering wide-ranging experience in all aspects of human resources management; coupled with strong background in hospitality, sports entertainment, retail, and residential.
Exemplifies proven expertise in accomplishing prioritized duties and responsibilities within fast-paced and ever-changing environments by applying keen attention to detail and problem-solving, multi-tasking, and decision-making abilities. Demonstrates leadership capability by collaboratively building relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds through outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills toward corporate advancement. Exhibits solid understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Wage and Hour Division. Possesses articulate communication aptitude, with bilingual fluency in English and Spanish.
Demonstrated Human Resources (HR) capabilities in providing service to 4,600 team members at company-owned assets across the U.S., including the renowned Aventura Mall and Fontainebleau Miami Beach, as well as the following:
Retail Division: Destin Commons, Town Center Aventura, and Sole Mia mixed use project in North Miami under development;
Hospitality Division: Hilton Nashville, Turnberry Isle Resort, Hampton Inn Hallandale, Aventura Courtyard, Residence Inn Aventura, and two properties under development –
JW Marriott Nashville and Courtyard by Marriott Boston;
Residential Division: Turnberry Tower Arlington and Turnberry Ocean Club (under construction);
Fontainebleau Aviation; and
Four Harley Davidson Dealerships in Colorado, Florida, California, and Ohio
Strategically established plans and policies in all aspects of HR, which involved benefits administration, talent acquisition, training and development, corporate compliance, employee relations, and cyber security.
Guaranteed compliance in partnership with the Legal Department of all procedures with legal regulations and best practices.
Earned promotion from Vice President of HR at Fontainebleau to Executive Vice President of HR for all company-owned assets.
Effectively directed a team of 14 HR professionals to accomplish property and departmental goals for 1,504-room resort.
Successfully negotiated a five-year contract by building and maintaining relationships with local union Unite Here Local 355.
Brought substantial contribution on the implementation of employee engagement surveys and enhancement of workplace environments for about 2,200 employees in 40 departments, which led to creation of annual action plans for continuous satisfaction.
Efficiently optimized the performance and effectiveness of each discipline by defining measures of accountability.
Served as driving force behind the multi-talented workforce through development and implementation of comprehensive human resource management policies and strategies.
Offered active involvement in acquisition and takeovers to ensure successful onboarding and retention of qualified talent.
Exhibited technical proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, HR Systems including Kronos, Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Infinium, UltiPro, Taleo, and Cognos.