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Keith Levetin

VP, Human Resources

Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Industry Category: Related Professions

Keith Levetin'S Overview

Resume:
keith s. levetin
Klevetin6[AT]me.com·  cell 201-978-7278
 
 

Vice President, Human Resources
 
Extensively experienced and goal-oriented Strategic Human Resources business partner with a demonstrated track record of leading the preparation and HR goals to supply a company with top leaders in a specified field. Proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of human resources strategies and personal management along with implementation of process improvements. Talented leader directing highly skilled human resources teams to support achievement of overall corporate goals and objectives. Core competencies include:
  • Department forecasting
  • Union experience
  • Employee Relations
  • Performance Management
  • Strategizing
  • Successful negotiator
  • Change Management
  • Recruitment
  • HR professional
  • PHR in progress
  • Training & Development
  • Risk Management

 
Professional Career Experience
 
L’Oreal USA - SalonCentric , 2010 – present
Vice President, Human Resources
Direct all Human Resources functions for this national retail division consisting of a 2 billion dollar sales environment inclusive of all corporate functions and distribution centers comprised of over 4000 team members in 48 states and 560+ retail stores.
Ø  Created all Human Resources processes for new business model inclusive of 10 acquisitions to create this division
Ø  Charged with organizational development of 10 acquisitions and more than 4000 team members into the L’Oreal culture.
Ø  Manage a team of 10 HR professionals across all functions including corporate, field, sales and distribution.
Ø  Successfully developed an HR structure to support each area of the business.
Ø  Managed through 4 re-organizations of existing areas to better align current structure with new business models.
Ø  Led cultural change within organization including compensation, benefit and recognition programs.
Ø  Built and maintained strong business partnerships with senior leaders to build credibility and business partnership model throughout the organization.
 
 
Thompson Corporation, Washington, DC, 2003 – 2010
Corporate Director – Human Resources
Direct human resources functions for this multi unit and multi state company including development of recruitment strategies, both traditional and non-traditional. Manage risk management program, including workman’s compensation and unemployment claims. Develop all compensation and performance management programs.  Manage programs with a department of 4. Maintain all strategies following strict HR/legal compliance based on employment and federal/state laws. Interact with the CEO and Executive team concerning financial forecasts and company HR needs and strategies.
  • Created a successful recruitment strategy to increase management fill percentage to 96%
Companywide.
  • Partnered with accounting to manage company wide HR budgets.
  • Created training for management to include, recruitment, employee retention and relations.
  • Developed, recommended, and implemented personnel policies and procedures, including policies related to advancement, performance management, training, compensation and discipline.
  • Managed and oversaw all the investigations and resolutions of employee relations matters; anticipating issues whenever possible, and develop appropriate steps for both prevention and resolution.
  • Managed unemployment and workers compensation claims.
  • Managed and supervised activities relating to the administration and maintenance of employee benefit program.
  • Managed all union related activities and negotiations.
  • Strategically restructured financial and budgeted needs with a reduction in annual human resources expenditures of 20%.
 
THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY, Rockville, MD, 2000 -2003
Regional Director, Human Resources
Member of the Senior Management team responsible for all human capital of this multi million dollar region.
Key Achievements:
  • Increased productivity levels by providing key contributions toward training, hiring and exemplary guest service.
  • Managed workers compensation and unemployment claims
  • Managed and processed all safety audits of 4 units.
  • Created training to increase retention and decrease turnover.
  • Handled all employee issues, including the investigations and resolutions.
Education

Bachelor of Science, Business Management (1996)

FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – MELBOURNE, FLORIDA
Masters of Business Administration (2006)
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND – UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
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