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David
dskroes@gmail.com
310-429-1373
Santa Monica, CA 90411
HR
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Experience
Apr 2021 - present
Distributed, & Multilocation Change Management Optimizing Employee ROI & Productivity Benefits & Compensation Administration
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SVP, People Matter (s)
Jan 2020 - present
Drive strategic planning, organizational development, talent acquisition, and HR operations for a fast growth, vertically-integrated, science-oriented Nutraceutical company.
  • Redeveloping HR function with key focus on building a sustainable, people-centric culture, acquisition of top-level talent, leadership coaching while providing strong internal partnerships
  • Collaborate directly with CEO as thought partner to align HR strategies with business objectives, plans and performance, with emphasis on ensuring sustainable growth, increased productivity, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Implemented HRIS (Namely) and ATS (Lever).
  • Developed and implemented Talent Development process that included company-wide goal-setting, performance management, and competency building.
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Oct 2010 - present
Styles Inventory (GSI) and Leadership/Impact Accreditation | Human Synergistics, Chicago, IL, November 2013 OCI/OEI (Organizational Culture & Effectiveness Inventory) Accreditation | Human Synergistics, Chicago, IL, February 2021
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HR (People, Culture, & Organization) Consultant
Jan 2018 - Jan 2020
Delivered quality consultative HR services to multiple companies, including several global and local startups, in social media, advertising, technology, transit, and retail. Optimized talent acquisition, HR operations, and talent development strategies to better align revenue growth while restructuring current organizational models to further evolve the culture and enhance employee relations.
  • Exemplified leadership abilities by delivering executive coaching and providing guidance on HR management and information systems, legal compliance, compensation, benefits administration, and HR best practices.
  • Served as a strategic HR business partner with organizational and talent development by developing HR as a shared service for the organization.
  • Provided global oversight for all aspects of workforce planning, including merger & acquisitions, compensation, benefits administration, talent acquisition, and talent development. David Scott Kroes
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Head of Human Resources
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018
Provided global management of HR function for technology driven music distribution company. Provided oversight of domestic and global offices (Los Angeles, New York, London, Berlin, Victoria, and Oslo).
  • Lead restructure of organization to facilitate more effective alignment with new business goals.
  • Designed and implemented global HR compensation, benefits, talent acquisition and development strategies.
  • Managed all aspects of global HR strategy and function, including leadership and talent development, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits administration, and employee relations.
Global Management
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Vice President, Human Resources
Jan 2010 - Jan 2015
Served as executive business partner to the global real estate development company's leadership team and their organizations. Maintained responsibility for a broad spectrum of HR processes, including talent acquisition, talent development, organizational design, employee relations, and compensation. Leveraged HR expertise to restructure current teams to increase operational effectiveness, which entailed building a business development team and a marketing group.
  • Acted as a subject matter expert by delivering enterprise-wide executive and management coaching for leaders.
  • Drove leadership development by developing a highly successful "Executive-in-Training" program, as well as workshop curriculum for executives, managers, and cross-functional leaders.
  • Consistently exhibited people management expertise by directing an HR business partner team supporting multiple HR modalities for 1100+ employees across the U.S. and Europe.
  • Functioned as the Change Management Lead for the global implementation of Workday (US, UK, and Europe).
  • Initiated new approaches to talent acquisition, including implementing a talent acquisition strategy that integrates succession-planning methodology for key roles.
Change Management Project Management
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Oct 2010 - Oct 2010
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HR Consultant
Jan 2009 - Jan 2010
Delivered quality consultative HR services to several startups, including Pollen, Skyryse, Pinkberry, Thingfo, Flux. * Provided talent acquisition, organizational development, executive coaching, compensation, HR operations, benefits administration, and performance management strategies to ensure sustained grow, employee productivity and engagement.
Performance Management
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Vice President, Human Resources
Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
Functioned as a business partner to executive leadership of the broadcast television entertainment network, including the network's chairman. Served as a central resource to staff, managers, and executives in all facets of HR (ranging from performance management and talent development to recruiting, compliance, and employee relations).
  • Oversaw workforce planning to attain $1.4M+ in salary savings while optimizing organizational effectiveness.
  • Enhanced the current infrastructure by establishing new internal departments (including Digital Media and Strategic Alliances) and architecting Rewards & Recognition programs for management and individual contributors.
  • Successfully transformed the non-team-oriented environment to an optimally integrated matrixed organization. David Scott Kroes
MS Visio Performance Management Program Management Project Management
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Business Partner, Human Resources
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
Acted as the HR business lead for 600+ employees and executives. Performed thorough assessments of company culture and formulated strategies for improvement.
  • Drove multiple improvements, including creating a new cross-functional department restructuring teams to establish new organizational models and optimizing the corporate new hire process.
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities by serving as a central source for internal investigations, employee grievances, sexual harassment, discrimination issues, and other related matters. Earlier experience as a Director, Human Resources & Administration for Radar Films and Manager of Administration & Human Resources for eToys.com
Project Management
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Education
Philosophy
University of California
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Project Management
2015
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Change Management
2015
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Performance Management
2010
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Global Management
2018
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MS Visio
2008
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Program Management
2008
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