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Professional Summary

Skilled leader offering broad expertise including: Human Resource strategy, workforce planning, recruiting, leadership & talent development, organization effectiveness, diversity and inclusion, employee relations, employee experience and human-centered design.

Trusted advisor and internal consultant to leaders at all levels in the organization, across varied cultures and business models

Effective leader able to develop team members, cast vision, build a strong culture and manage for results

Strong analytical background including: consulting for operational and organizational improvement, and project management

Work Experience

Founder & Principal Consultant, 10:Ninety, Inc.

10:Ninety is an HR consulting and employee experience company focused on providing high-value advisiory, facilitation, and coaching services to forward-thinking organizations.

September 2016-December 2018

Adjunct Professor, Rockhurst University

March 2020-Present

Sr Director- Employee Experience & HR Integration, VMLY&R

Provide a full range of Human Resources leadership for VMLY&R Kansas City (~800 FTEs). Regional leader for the Central region, which includes offices in 6 cities and 4 separate P&Ls. Partner with local leadership and HR colleagues to promote and support an exceptional employee experience and dynamic performance culture. Leverage human-centered design principles and design thinking methodologies to reimagine key moments in the employee journey and changes to physical spaces.

December 2017-March 2020

HR Manager, Org Effectiveness & Talent Management, Hallmark Cards Inc.

Work across Hallmark businesses to influence, measure and deliver employee experiences consistent with Hallmark’s brand and the belief that employees are our most valuable resource. Lead a team responsible for Hallmark’s employment brand, workplace culture, corporate onboarding, employee development, performance management, employee experience & engagement strategy.

Adjunct professor for MBA-level project management course with 30 graduate-level students.

January 2013 - October 2017

Sr. HR Business Partner, Cerner Corporation

Consult and advise organization Cabinet-level leaders on human capital topics to mitigate business risk and maximize results (including legal trends, recognition, retention, recruiting, associate satisfaction, leadership development).

November 2011-January 2013

Engagement Leader (Project Manager), Cerner Corporation

Responsible for leading, monitoring, and delivering implementation projects from initiation to delivery.

June 2009 - November 2011

HR Manager- Campus Recruiting, Cerner Corporation

Developed and led strategy for US university recruiting (35 target schools), including marketing, budget, executive relationships, school selection, communications, community relationships, and managing a team of 8 recruiters. Met with all layers of the organization to determine workforce needs and identify creative recruiting strategies to support business goals.

August 2007 - June 2009

Sr. Recruiter, Cerner Corporation

Cultivated relationships in order to market Cerner and attract top Engineering and Business talent. Developed strategic plan for each school, working closely with executive leadership to understand organizational needs.

June 2006 - August 2007

HR Business Partner, Cerner Corporation

Served as a consultant to internal executives and developed human capital strategies, including metrics for measuring organization health.


University of Missouri, Columbia MO

Master of Business Administration (MBA), MIS and Management Emphasis

University of Missouri, Columbia MO

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), Management Emphasis

Certifications & Awards

Certified Life Coach, Transformation Academy

CMA Certified Inclusion Coach & “Turn Up The Heat” Inclusion Workshop Facilitator


DDI Targeted Selection Behavioral Interviewing- Certified Trainer

2021- Ingram’s business magazine’s 40 under 40 award for leaders representing the future of Kansas City’s business community

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