Crypto People Operations Leader
1+ years of experience within the crypto industry.
Experience with recruiting and doubling headcount.
Creates HR departments from the ground up and implementing policies and proedures.
Experienced with managing the employee intergration experience durring M&A activities.
December 2021 - Present – Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Exchange
Human Resources Manager
Implemented a Health Benefits program in a startup environment resulting in significant cost savings.
Oversee a robust hiring plan in the US doubling headcount during my first three (3) months resulting in key Executive Global hires.
Obtain state registrations in multiple jurisdictions based upon remote hires.
Collaborate with Global teams to ensure alignment with corporate initiatives.
Responsible for extensive employee relations issues including PIPS and promotions.
Create new policies and procedures to ensure compliance and successful audits.
Process the semi-monthly payroll.
Administer corporate training initiatives and programs.
Manage US recruiter and full cycle recruiting process.
September 2018-May 2020 – Regional Bank
Human Resources Operations and Compliance Specialist:
Responsible for extensive internal and external audits with stellar results.
Provided technical support, troubleshooting and guidance to all employees for HRIS system (ADP Workforce Now).
Approved permissions, access, personalization, and settings for multiple internal systems.
Appointed as the "Bank Specialist" with the highest level of approval authority for wire transfers and limits bank wide.
Collaborated with Executive leadership to identify and implement system improvements, upgrades, and enhancements.
Responsible for the approval of the bi-weekly and off cycle payroll (prepared by the payroll manager) prior to submission to ADP and the corresponding wires.
Successfully contributed to a team project for the automation of annual performance reviews from a manual paper system.
Contributed to the successful integration of two consecutive mergers/acquisitions.
Handled sensitive employee relations issues in support of the bank and the employees.
Collaborated with benefits consultants to select new plans in support of acquisition integrations.
Assisted with sudden remote work policies and deployment of employees/equipment in response to COVID.
Identified an a "key employee" and granted immediate work from home access due to COVID.
Provided coverage for a team member on extensive FMLA while also performing my full time duties.
(Contract) Feb 2017-April 2017-Non-Profit Land Preservation and Conservation
Human Resources Generalist:
Hired as a temporary contractor to assist with the recent departure of 3 permanent HR Employees (entire HR team) within a month’s timeframe.
Responsible for Employer/Manager Performance Appraisal Training, Employee Relations, Exit Interviews, New Hire Orientation, Annual Merit increase program and preparation for Fiscal Year end processes (April 2017.)
Wakefield, MA 2013-2015 –Digital Communication Services
Human Resources Generalist:
Partnered with HR Director in managing overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the Americas region during a time of extensive change: outsourcing, divestiture, acquisition, reduction in force, office closures and rebranding.
Provided extensive employee relations support for the Americas and interim support for CALA to include dispute resolution, performance issues, policy violations and skill gaps.
Oversaw US compliance initiatives to include EEO-1, Vets-100, AAP and ISO to reduce legal risks and ensure regulatory compliance.
Selected as a member of the global HRIS team responsible for the design and implementation of the upgrade to Oracle (R12 vs Fusion.)
Highly regarded as trusted business partner supporting clients in achieving both company and personal goals.
Monitored employee engagement to build/sustain morale and increase/maintain productivity in an ever changing and unstable environment. (Created, promoted, and chaired an employee engagement committee.)
Redesigned and upgraded the new hire orientation/onboarding program for the Americas.
Responsible for the successful and seamless onboarding of all senior leaders.
Facilitated the coaching and counseling of managers in best practices during extensive reduction in force programs.
Oversaw 80 plus RIF meetings with direct managers and employees in a calendar year.
Partnered with the legal team to ensure compliance and reduce company risk regarding access to proprietary equipment and databases (specifically Verizon prototypes).
Worked across multiple time zones to accommodate both clients and team members as needed.
Performed data analysis from HRIS to identify trends and make recommendations to senior leadership for process improvement and policy change.
Liaised with the Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition (France) to ensure regulatory compliance of all US regulatory mandates for the company’s ATS system (ADA, gender, religion etc.)