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Bessie V

Human Resources

Profile

Skilled professional with ten years of experience in human resources, finance, and strategic planning at UTC (now Raytheon). Strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills. Active civic leader for the past 18 years. Looking to relaunch my professional career in Human Resources.

Key Skills & Competencies

Interpersonal, communication, building relationships, analytical, results oriented

Professional Experience

Human Resources Specialist - United Technologies Research Center
▪ Provided functional expertise for compensation, benefits, diversity & leadership to management
▪ Supported managers with employee relations issues
▪ Rolled out merit, executive incentive and stock option programs; analyzed compensation market data ▪ Prepared Leadership Development Review for succession planning and identifying high potentials
▪ Administered Employee Survey, analyzed results and presented findings to management

Community Experience

Chase Orchards Homeowners Association, Vice President & Member
▪ Active in management of 51-home community by ensuring safe and smooth operations
▪ Prepared resale packages, managed clubhouse rentals and supplies, organized volunteers ▪ Organized family and youth activities to build strong community

South Windsor High School Parent Advisory Committee, Member
Actively participate in monthly forums with Principal to advocate for parents and children by sharing time and talent to promote ideas for improvement

Support South Windsor Schools, Steering Committee Member
Actively participated with a core team to educate voters and promote the plan to rebuild four elementary schools. Planned fundraising events, prepared over 10,000 mailers and signage for distribution, developed strategies, and promoted publicly at numerous community events

St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Youth Group Leader
▪ Formed three youth groups from infants to teenagers to support religious and cultural development ▪ Organized multiple events for fellowship which resulted in increased involvement in church ministries

Education

Babson College BS
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute MS

Other Experience/Awards/Publications