Human Resources Manager

Ginger Markham


Nashville TN (615) 571-3431


  https://www.linkedin.com/in/gingermarkhamhr


ginger.markham@yahoo.com


 


Transformational and strategic HR business partner possessing a unique ability to fulfill company vision by translating business needs into solid HR strategy.  Empowering HR leader specializing in a high-growth environment while ensuring exemplary delivery of day-to-day HR services.  Proven track record for implementing new processes and building high-impact relationships.


 


CORE COMPETENCIES     


 



























Process Optimization



Talent Acquisition



Performance Management



HR Subject Matter Expert



Legal Compliance



Mergers & Acquisitions



Payroll & Benefits



Coaching & Mentoring



Employee Relations



 



 



 




PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


 


Eco-Energy, LLC , Franklin, TN                                                                                                                                       


International alternative energy company with over $4 billion in annual sales.  Leading independent provider of biofuels with a 12% share of the global market.  200+ employees at corporate office, four distribution sites and a transportation fleet spanning 10 states and Canada.


 


Director, Human Capital Management                                                                                                                              2014-2016


Elevated HR function and services to better align with a growing, cutting-edge company.  Promoted to Director from Manager after three months.


 


Implementation, Process Improvement & Cost Reduction



  • Implemented four major administrative systems and software changes in six months resulting in improved accuracy, reduced processing time and encouraging a culture of employee self- service. 

    • Paylocity - HRIS, Payroll and Benefit Payroll administration

    • Beneflex - HSA and FSA administration

    • Empower – 401k administration

    • Avatar - Transportation talent acquisition system




 



  • Drove support of Transportation division, a key revenue stream, by increasing driver fleet 100%+ in first year in one of the most competitive labor markets in the nation.

  • Introduced new leave and disability coverage processes saving the division over $30,000 annually.

  • Reducing time to fill by 50% by going paperless in application and recruiting process.


 


Culture Champion and Key Leader



  • Partnered with executive leadership to coauthor strategic solutions and change management resulting in targeted HR focus and cohesive messaging to employees.

  • Co-authored a three-part employee engagement program:  philanthropy, wellness and general engagement to cultivate a thriving environment for employees.  Established baseline to measure cultural shifts and engagement efforts over time by conducting several employee surveys with nearly 100% participation rate.

  • Shifted a legacy culture of labor mentality to a talent and performance management mentality resulting in reduced turnover in hard to fill positions and more appropriate candidate selection.

  • Partnered with new and experienced managers to provide advice and counsel to reach resolution to complex issues in order to increase performance and retention while reducing risk and turnover.


 


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Acceptance Insurance, Inc., Nashville, TN


Leading provider of auto insurance products headquartered in Nashville, TN with 1100+ employees in over 350 retail locations in 12 states.


 


Human Resources Manager                                                                                                                                                2014-2014


Reported to Senior Vice President-Agency Operations  


 



  • Partnered with Senior Vice President-Sales and Senior Vice President-Claims to align HR strategy and support with sales and operations initiatives in a crisis environment.

  • Increased level of engagement and reduced associate anxiety due to ongoing litigation by customizing communication strategies.

  • Addressed and systemized employee relations to identify trends and training opportunities to reduce risk and educate and influence executive leadership.

  • Spearheaded benefit plan design, implementation and employee communication.


 


Camping World, Inc., Bowling Green, KY


The nation’s largest RV and outdoor retailer with 100+ retail and service locations in over 35 states nationwide, a customer call center and two distribution centers.


 


Human Resources Manager-National HR Leader                                                                                                    2006-2012


Reported to the Executive Vice President-HR and provided full spectrum HR support for 1600+ associates nationally as well as corporate headquarters, two distribution centers and customer care call center.



  • Restructured and centralized the national HR team to match the company’s rapid growth and better service operations.

  • Created the first Talent Acquisition team with particular focus on new store openings resulting in increased efficiency of new store hiring. 

  • Pioneered, designed and implemented an automated recruiting process with an Applicant Tracking System and custom online performance management system that fully integrated performance and training management into our hiring process.

  • Key contributor for benefit plan design and implementation, vendor selection, needs analysis, RFP process, all communications materials, buy in and presented nationally.

  • Co-designed and implemented new, incentive-based compensation structure for Retail & Service Managers.


 


EARLY CAREER EXPERIENCE


 


South Central Bank, Inc., Human Resources Manager                                                                                      1999-2006


Hamilton-Ryker, Inc., Staffing Supervisor                                                                                                                   1999-1999


The Reserves Network, Staffing Supervisor                                                                                                                      1997-1997


 


 


EDUCATION


Bachelor of Arts, Western Kentucky University, Corporate and Organizational Communications


Professional in Human Resources, SHRM, HRCI


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

  • ID#: 138365
  • Location: Nashville, TN , 37204

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