A dynamic people executive with 13 years of demonstrated success.  A blend of long term vision mixed with day to day pragmatism.  A people first HR leader that uses humor and a serious nature combined to teach and impact employees. Excellent operational prowess with the ability to forecast and foresee business challenges.   

Responsible for driving profitability, operational excellence and market reputation simultaneously. Trained in neuroscience for business and organizational design for business optimization. A hybrid HR/People and operations executive.  

Executive Tool Kit 

  • Federal, California and New York state compliance expert

  • Benefits, compensation and retirement negotiations and management

  • Turnkey builder and implementer of culture initiatives

  • Diversity, equity and inclusion thought leader

  • Engineer of highly engaging employee training and hiring programs

  • Terminations, layoffs and complex legal matters

  • Competent on all major HRIS systems and IT architectures

  • Leaves including FMLA, LTD, STD and more

  • Expert at employee performance management and metrics

  • HR business partner with tax, finance, operations and legal knowledge

  • Author of learning management systems including Articulate 360

  • Expertise in wellness, emotional intelligence, company communication, sexual harassment and other soft skills

  • Employee relations, mediation and conflict management

Career Highlights 

  • Featured on NBC Smart Money on crafting a healthy workplace

  • Member of McKinsey and company’s human capital global insights online panel

  • Featured presenter at Northside Innovation, DELL and Microsoft Future of the American Workplace

  • Co-Founder of Disrupt Human Resources Los Angeles

  • Author of Living at Thirty Thousand Feet Insights for Post College America

  • Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

  • Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Council on Diversity in the creative industries


Stanford University, Course in Organization Analysis, March 2018 

UCLA Extension, Neuroscience for the 21st Century, December 2016 

MITT, Emotional Intelligence Leadership Academy, March 2015

Oklahoma State University, B.A. Political Science, 2002