Personal Resume of M. J. Smith,
HR Executive with 10+ years experience
managing 15 to 35 person HR departments
for Fortune 1000 companies
LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/mjsmith47
VP of administration or HR in a medium to large
organization, preferably serving the financial services industry.
manage budgets, employee retention programs, employee
recruiting, training and
development, hiring, firing,
counseling, and organizational
Compensation and benefits management:
contract negotiating, compensation surveys, equity, salary
ranges, Hay System and Points, EEO, IRS.
Financial services management:
commissions, stock options, base salary, salaries plus
bonuses.Financial products and services:
investments, stock, bonds, equities, mutual funds,
financial instruments, NASDAQ, NYSE.
Board of Directors, consultants, contractors, subcontractors.
BS, NYU; MBA/MA, BU; HBS AMP.
Harvard Business School Advanced
Global Professional in Human Resources, SHRM
Senior Hay System Consultant.
SHRM, ASTD, NEHRA.
2005 to Present
NYSE Financial services company
2007 to Present -- Vice President of Human Resources
** Designed, developed, and implemented the human resources
strategy for a pre- and post-IPO company with locations in
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and New York.
** Developed and directed a high-volume recruiting program to
successfully fill 150 positions in 9 months.
** Established multiple compensation and benefits programs to
attract talent and to provide motivation, incentives, and
rewards for effective management of the people resources
of the corporation.
2005 to 2007 -- Division Director of Human Resources
** Responsible for the development and implementation of
progressive human resources programs for $100m division.
** Directed and managed the HR team's efforts in the following
** Recruiting and staffing
** Compensation and benefits
** Employee relations and communications
** Training and development
2000 to 2005
Acme International Financial Group
2003 to 2005 -- Director of Training and Development
** Responsible for all training functions including computer
skills, management development, and professional skills.
** Designed and developed Acme Executive Development
program, a 12-month high-potential management training
2000 to 2003 -- Manager of Training and Development
** Responsible for the design, development, and delivery
of the management development curriculum for Group
** Conducted OD interventions within line organizations
using competency models, climate surveys, and team-
1989 to 1999
Hewlett Packard Company
1997to 1999 -- HR Development Manager
** Program manager for the communication skills training
** Presentation consultant and coach for senior management.
1995 to 1997 -- Senior HR Development Specialist
** Boston University, Master of Business Administration and
Master of Arts in Communications
** New York University, Bachelor of Science in
Communications and Education
** Harvard Business School, Advanced Management Program
** Certified Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR)
Society for Human Resources Management
** Northeast Human Resources Association
** American Society of Training and Development
Recent Speaking Engagements:
** Trends in 21st Century Compensation, Boston Salary
Survey Society (BSSS), November 15, 2011
** Employee Motivation and Retention Through Effective
Salary Planning, National Association of Brilliant
Business Managers (NABBM), March 4, 2011
Eastern Massachusetts, but will relocate for
the right opportunity
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