Experience

  • Human Resources Manager

    at Las Palmas Property Management, Inc,

    March 2012 - at Present

    San Juan

    Initiate a new hire training program for 20 new employees annually. Management of all human resources functions pertaining to timely recruiting, employee relations, compensation and benefits administration. Support and guide management and employee actions by researching and developing guidelines to ensure a mission statement, vision statement and values were met.

  • General Manager

    at Hotel Miramar

    January 2011 - March 2012

    San Juan

    Functioned as the primary strategic business leader of the hotel with responsibilities in all aspects of the operation and human resources, including managing general property performance, directing staff on customer service, operational standards, managing profitability and revenue generation. Proven improvement in the organizations attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices, monitoring job offers, emphasizing on employees benefits and perks. Led a team of 20 that ensured a 24/7 operation environment and shifts changed due to business needs.

  • Human Resources Manager

    at Online Media Group

    February 2010 - February 2011

    San Juan

    Assisted management in the development of marketing proposals, promotional plans, sales literature and media kits for this start-up operation. Managed timely recruiting, pre-screening, hiring and new hire processing by placing Sales & Marketing professionals in full time positions for 2Prom magazine aimed at teenagers. Provided a full range of duties in Sales & Marketing to ensure associates had strong focus on customer service.

  • Human Resources Manager

    at America Online Time Warner

    June 2000 - January 2008

    San Juan

    Served as main point of contact for all Human Resources related activities for start-up operation for the management of 200+ temporary employees in 28 business units throughout Puerto Rico. Played a major role in the development of organizational structure, operating procedures, internal controls, and administrative policies for AOL office in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Puerto Rico. Led the restructuring process of the Puerto Rico business unit during the organization’s Chapter 11 proceedings. All processes and projects were completed within the court ordered guidelines. Headed a due diligence task force in charge of facilitating the ownership transition of the Puerto Rico operation from AOL Latin America to AOL Time Warner, Inc. Expertise in Mergers, Buyouts and Start-up Operations.

Education

  • Personnel Administrator Certification

    at Advanced School of Human Resources Mgmt.

    2002 - 2003 (1 year) San Juan

  • Some college

    at Inter-American University

    1980 - 1992 (12 years) San Juan

  • Office Management - Associates

    at MBTI Business Institute

    1982 - 1984 (2 years) San Juan

Languages

  • Spanish Negotiation

  • English Native

Hives