1. Allison Dunsmuir, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPC email@example.com
Greater North Atlanta - Georgia (678) 656-3587
Dedicated results-driven Strategic HR Business Partner with over 15 years of progressive human resources experience
providing subject matter expertise to transform employee workforce dynamics to well structured high performing
teams with a vested interest in organizational success. Provide HR expertise to business leaders by driving initiatives to
successfully navigate HR capabilities that foster agility in a fast paced, competitive and technology driven market
place. Consummate professional with a solid understanding of generational and economic drivers to help organizations
differentiate the employer experience to create an attractive company brand that captures,engages and retains top
Human Resources Expertise
Strategic Business Planning, Change Management, Talent Acquisition & Management, Employee Relations &
Investigations, Policies & Procedures, On-Boarding/New Hire, Compensation & Incentive Planning,
Learning and Development, HR Communications, Diversity Ambassador, Performance Management,
Regulatory and HR legal Compliance, Conflict Resolution, Executive Coaching, Succession Planning,
Reductions In Force, P&L Responsibility, Reporting & Analysis, Organizational Design
Human Resources Business Partner - Atlanta,GA 2015 to Present
(Possibly relocating role to Spokane, WA)
Ecova, recently acquired by French owned Engie, serves clients in energy and resource management to drive sustainability to
all industries in the areas of energy, waster, water and carbon. With over 1500 employees, Ecova leverages advanced energy
consumption metrics to identify cost savings reducing our clients expense line driving higher profitability while reducing the
environmental “footprint” and depletionof our global natural resource by developing sound, ethical and innovative energy
Drive business unit success by aligning annual operating plans with HR strategies and deployment of domestic
and global initiatives. Provide high-level human resources support to executives in sales, marketing, client
fulfillment; facilities expense management, continuous monitoring call center, business performance
management, PMO, quality, information security, safety and facilities.
Engage on-site and with large virtual remote employee base to foster productivity in fast paced, highly
technical and complex business model.
Core responsibilities include application of consultative business partner expertise through collaboration,
design and implementation of initiatives focused on organizational design & development, change
management, program implementation, leadership development, performance management, talent gap analysis
Human Resources Consultant (Engagement based) - Alpharetta, GA 2010 to 2015
Provide consulting services with various companies on an engagement basis regarding human resources issues and
project needs. Client companies included: Vanguard Management Group, Ceridian, Ista North America,AMEC
(formerly MACTEC Engineering), Landis & Gyr and Embracing Hospice.
Engagements included: Implementing new performance management models and manager training, led a
unique staffing initiative in Afghanistan, assisted with reductions in force, full cycle recruiting, talent
acquisition strategies, executive coaching, social media guidance, employee communications, resume writing,
creating professional LinkedIn and social media profiles, career coaching, selection of newbenefits provider,
implementing new HRIS and aligning human resourcesand businessstrategies, mergersand acquisition
assistance, third party staffing vendor relationships
Advisory HR Market Leader - Atlanta, GA 2008 to 2010
(Position realigned to require 70% travel)
Achieved measurable business results by aligning engagement priorities with the people strategy objectives.
2. Acted as a trusted human resources business partner and advocate to firm partners and consultants.
Communicated with national human resource leaders to apply policies, implement and drive new human
resources initiatives while fostering the unique people experience with Firm partners and consultants.
Provided career development coaching and consultative guidance to effectively address performance
management and all employee relation issues.
Employed sound deployment strategies focused on effectively staffing engagement projects focused on
healthcare industries and other industry verticals.
Monitored and analyzed consultant utilization rates and worked with firm partners to maximize deployment of
talent increasing engagement success and consultant satisfaction.
AXA-Equitable - Human Resources Business Partner – Alpharetta, GA 1999 to 2008
(Division consolidated and campus closed)
AXA-Equitable is a multi-billion dollar U.S. subsidiary of the Paris headquartered AXA Group, a worldwide leader
in financial protection strategies and wealth management with 103 million clients worldwide.
Responsible for high-level human resources consultative support to 20 field branch offices with 2500
employees and sales associates within the Southern division of AXA Advisors.
Acted as a valued strategic business partner by providing guidance and counsel to senior business managers in
shaping and implementing human resource polices practices aligned with business objectives while ensuring
compliance with the SEC and FINRA.
Utilized as the subject matter expert in the following areas:talent management, employee relations, learning
and development, compensation, benefits, safety and security.
Investigated and provided timely and appropriate resolution for employee relation issues.
Collaborated with client groups to effectively handle performance management through coaching,
performance improvement plans and disciplinary actions.
Created programs and partnerships to promote employee engagement, recognition, mentoring alliances and
succession planning. Promoted activity to cultivate an inclusive culture that values diversity.
Directed all recruiting, hiring, and retention-related programs including candidate selection, salary
negotiations, benefits administration, relocation packages and exit interviews.
Managed vendor relations establishing partnerships with search firms and advertising alliances.
Created alternative and specific policies and procedures for our Puerto Rico office to maintain compliance
with local regulations and legal requirements.
Attended local and regional meetings to educate managers on various human resources topics to mitigate risk.
Monitored all FMLA, STD and LTD cases and elevated issues as appropriate.
Actively coordinated severalreductions in force due to ongoing realignment of initiatives.
B.S. Political Science - West Georgia University - Carrollton, Georgia
Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management - Kennesaw State University
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Senior Professional in Human Resources SPHR - HRCI
SHRM Certified Professional - SCP
Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)
Professional Level Membership - Society of Human Resources Management
Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) – In Progress
World at Work Society - Work Life Balance Certification - in progress
Diversity Leadership Council Member for PwC
Certified PersonnelConsultant (CPC) - National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS)
AIRS Trained Internet Recruiter
2009 PwC Nominee for “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine