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Pamela A. W.
Farms Road, Wallingford, CT ● ●
and Benefits: Director/VP/Manager
I am an experienced
Human Resources Professional with progressive management experience
encompassing manufacturing, healthcare, and selfemployment/retail.
Having owned and operated a retail establishment and then moving into
the corporate sector, for the last years, I am well versed in business
operations. I am a relationship driven team player with strategic and
tactical decisionmaking skills, I am highly organized and detail oriented,
with a proactive management approach and a passion to make a difference.
Plan Design, Implementation & Administration employee orientation,
invoice reconciliation, enrollments/terminations/changes, annual contract
review/renewal, negotiation, and plan modifications to provide the best
possible employee coverage at the lowest cost to both the employee and
company. Employee open enrollment presentations, preparation of
insurance enrollment materials and administrative and annual reporting:
medical, dental, LTD/STD, LifeAD&D, FSA, HSA. Fully funded
and selffunded plans.
employee eligibility, enrollment, annual testing and reporting, .
Coordination of retirement plans between wholly owned business locations
and joint venture/partner locations, union and nonunion sites.
maintain ongoing relationships with staff, insurance brokers and
carriers, recruiting and temporary staffing agencies, retirement plan
TPA, OSHA consultant, auditors, and outside vendors.
weekly process oversight; quarterly and annual tax reporting functions.
account and claim management, reporting, attend hearings where required.
claim reporting and management/accident investigationannual audit and
Resolve indepth queries in a methodical manner independently and
with internal and external business partners to find appropriate resolutions,
efficiencies and high level of quality.
Enjoy sharing knowledge and encouraging development of others to achieve
specific team goals—it may take a village to raise a child, but it
takes a team, to run a business!
ensure successful communication via actively listening and asking
questions, create and deliver employee presentations and written notices
progressive discipline, misconduct, performance problems, and dispute
resolution as well as daytoday employee inquiries related to advancement
opportunities, training and development, company policies and practices
and employee benefit plans/claim resolution.
Policy Development & Administration ensure consistency
and compliance with policies, procedures, and federal, state, and local
employment laws; and provide fair and equitable treatment of employees.
coaching and support in best practices related to performance management
and review, succession planning, progressive discipline, employee training,
employee relations, and policy implementation/administration. Assist
regional directors and management staff with interpretation and implementation
of employee policies.
hiring sourcing, job description development, candidate selection,
interviewing, and compensation recommendations.
new hire, ongoing and annual required training. i.e. sexual harassment
and annual reporting.
Risk Management personnel and facility safety,
accident investigation, safety committee chairperson, employee
orientation training, employee safety orientation handbook/plan development
and downsizing lay off, including employee communications,
logistics, documentation and manager coaching.
and due diligence staffing,
employee benefit and HR policy review/comparison. Employee
oversight and orientation/transition during and following acquisition.
and annual reporting including HR staff/supervisory staff education/training.
Sexual Harassment, ADA, HIPPA
training and compliance.
ATP Health and Beauty
Care, Inc.manufacturing employees
Human Resources Manager,
with direct reports, reporting to the CEO
the relocation, set up and ongoing operations
of the Corporate HR and payroll department, from PA to CT.
of installation of new payroll/HRIS system paychex
HR Manual and Employee Handbook
k plan testing and compliance failures created by prior administrator
insurance billing records discovering significant number of former employees
still enrolled in programs
supervisor training: FMLA, documentation, performance management, policy
implementationinstituted progressive disciplinary policy
personnel and facility safety and risk management: OSHA/workers compensation/developed
and chaired safety committee
and downsizing of departments responding to changing business requirements,
resulting in a smooth transition
Conducted recruiting filling
professional, technical and manufacturing positions,
utilized networking contacts to locate potential candidates, resulting
in reduction of external recruitment costs
an “Open Door” policy by providing direction, advice and support
on HR issues to all levels of the organization
fostering credibility for the HR Department and establishing effective
communication between HR, other departments and workforce
Subsequent to the sale of
the company. Currently working with outside legal counsel and CEO to
facilitate the termination of the k plan and resolve outstanding
DOL and Workers Compensation claims
Corporate HR and Benefits
Manager, with indirect reports, reporting to the CFO
Established and implemented
the Human Resources department
effective personnel, k and benefit plan document management, control
and retention practices
and implemented employee handbook and HR policies,
benefits plans, service rewards, for employees at locations,
all locations and integrated HR services policies, procedures, forms,
processes, group benefits, ensuring all policies were consistently administered
and adhered to across all locations
with regional and senior management to perform HR related due diligence
for separate acquisitions
Staff transition and orientation
during and post acquisition
Managed employee relations
issues with zero legal claims throughout tenure
Managed, developed and directed
the activities of remotely located HR
Managed the annual Employee
Ensured accuracy of payroll
and employee benefit plan payroll contributions
mentoring between managers and employees to encourage career planning
and to minimize employee conflicts
for all HR related areas including reporting, notification and sexual
evaluated, negotiated renewal and launched new group health benefit
plans company wide—launched HDHP/HSA first year approved by IRS
workers compensation claims and OSHA required reporting for all locations,
oversight of one OSHA onsite inspection
reporting to the VP Operations year
effective personnel document management, control and retention practices
Managed employee benefit
Safety committee chairperson
Workers compensation claim
employee return to work and injury treatment plans in coordination with
Purchasing for one manufacturing
accounts over days
Recruiting: candidate screening,
post offer physical scheduling, orientation
Plastic Forming Co.,
Reporting to VP Sales,
hired as a receptionist/customer service representative
assumed the role of safety committee chairperson;
and developed the employee, safety orientation handbook and employee
safety orientation and annual training program.
additional responsibilities in purchasing, developed process to forecast
utilization and manufacturing supplies procurement for two facilities
Village Fish Market
Owner/operator of a retail
fish market with takeout and eat in food service; with three full time
and five part time employees.
This company is still in operation
by my former business partner.
SHRM, professional membership
Connecticut Forest and Park
Connecticut Forest and Park
Attorney Robert Noonan continuing
education seminars: FMLA, EEOC, FSA/HSA administration, COBRA, ARRA,
The Hartford Safety Committee
OSHA Outreach Training Program