Consultant, Diversity and Inclusion @ Turner (formerly Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.), a division of Time Warner, Inc.
Talent Acquisition Professional @ Turner (formerly Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.), a division of Time Warner, Inc.
Organizational Development Professional @ Turner (formerly Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.), a division of Time Warner, Inc.
Bachelor of Arts @
I am a LinkedIn Open Networker (LION), who accepts and welcomes all LinkedIn requests. Results-oriented professional with comprehensive experience in developing and leading programs that work to promote global inclusion and diversity in the workplace. Instrumental in developing business resource groups and other innovative strategies designed to cultivate collaborative employee relations and improve organizational culture. A hard
I am a LinkedIn Open Networker (LION), who accepts and welcomes all LinkedIn requests. Results-oriented professional with comprehensive experience in developing and leading programs that work to promote global inclusion and diversity in the workplace. Instrumental in developing business resource groups and other innovative strategies designed to cultivate collaborative employee relations and improve organizational culture. A hard working professional with a strong work ethic and a fast learner that welcomes challenges in the workplace. I am a highly organized self-starter with exceptional strategic thinking, communication, analytical, logistics and project management skills. A life-long learner that continues to seek new knowledge in order to enhance overall capabilities. I have the ability to take responsibility for a task and follow through to completion, gracefully handle frequent interruptions, shifting priorities, and demonstrate the ability to handle confidential/sensitive materials. I also have the ability to manage client deliverables and timelines with a sense of urgency and a focus on quality.
Diversity Program Consultant @ Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is the leading provider of news, entertainment, sports, animation, and young adult media on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. Turner delivers some of the world’s most successful and well-known news and entertainment brands – CNN, TNT, TBS, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim.
Serve as the primary point on the research, development, execution and enhancement of Diversity and Inclusion Business Resource Group programs and initiatives that support TBS, Inc. business objectives.
Provides strategic direction, counsel and subject matter expertise to the Business Resource Group executive leaders in order to assist in developing and integrating diversity goals and strategies into business planning, processes and practices.
Provides HR consultation and management in the execution of the Diversity & Inclusion strategy for 17 Business Resource Groups in Georgia, New York, California and Florida.
Responsible for the review and approval of all of the design, development, communications, and implementation of a variety of Business Resource Group programs and experiences including: Consulting, Program Management and Program Design.
Key accomplishment: Under my leadership TBS, Inc., Business Resource Groups was awarded top ten 2013 Best Company for ERGs by Upward Synergy at the National ERG Summit. From June 2011 to Present (4 years 7 months) GeorgiaCandidate Relations Recruiting Professional @ Scheduled phone, on-site and Skype candidate interviews with Hiring Manager’s.
Scheduled candidate flight, hotel and car arrangements for interview.
Coordinated video conference interviews for multiple locations for candidate interviews.
Updated candidate status in BrassRing throughout entire interview process.
Submitted internal candidate rejections after job has been closed.
Posted open positions to various job boards for recruiters.
Closed completed recruiting jobs.
Attended Kick-Off meetings, source candidates for position and conduct phone screens for the recruiters.
Provided candidate follow-up throughout the recruiting cycle.
Trained all new Candidate Relations Coordinators.
Worked directly with contract vendors, hiring managers and candidates for all contract positions for over a year.
Key accomplishment: successfully coordinated all of the logistics for one year for Focus on Careers sessions and awarded The Mask for my efforts. From July 2007 to June 2011 (4 years) GeorgiaProject Mangement and Organizational Development Professional @ Organizational Development:
Coordinated logistical and marketing aspects of all the HR Capabilities Development offerings.
Created surveys using Survey Monkey to compile metric data.
Communicated and coordinate with internal and external vendors for departmental initiatives.
Handled general administrative duties for the department such as file organization, travel coordination and calendar scheduling.
Formatted and maintain departmental budget templates, expense reports and invoices for accounting purposes.
Negotiated with caterers and vendors while planning departmental initiatives.
Key accomplishment: awarded the RAVE Bright Star and Fred Factor recognition for client service and teamwork.
Assisted Vice President, Contract Administrator, Project Analyst and Senior Project Analysts with daily tasks.
Responsible for tracking vendor invoices, check requests and expense reports.
Interacted with other departments to help increase efficiencies in their work processes.
Processed purchase orders, legal documents, approval authorizations and memos.
Handled general administrative duties for Vice President such as file organization, travel coordination and calendar scheduling.
Key accomplishment: awarded the department’s customer service award consistently for three years. From July 2001 to April 2008 (6 years 10 months) GeorgiaProject Management Professional @ Assisted Director, Senior Project Manager, 3 Project Managers and Project Analyst with daily tasks and administration.
Maintained effective communication with vendors and clients to answer inquiries and resolve issues.
Coordinated with external vendors to support special projects.
Attended meetings, prepared meeting minutes and reports for distribution.
Processed invoices, purchase orders, work orders and job summaries, purchase requisitions, memos, approval authorization and master agreements. From January 2000 to June 2001 (1 year 6 months) GeorgiaAccounts Receivable Billing Professional @ Interfaced with customers for bill payment and resolution of billing discrepancies.
Processed all new contracts and updated existing contracts.
Entered debits, credits and other special billing documents.
Assisted sales department in researching and resolving customer issues and contract issues. From January 1998 to December 1999 (2 years) GeorgiaA/FHA/Conventional Mortgage Professional @ Scheduled consultation and closing meetings between loan officers and their customers.
Audited closing documents, scheduled appointments, and shipped final closing documents to borrowers.
Communicated with attorneys and borrowers to assist with final closing issues or concerns; ensure document accuracy.
Assisted all closing and funding analysts with the research and verification of fees.
Entered 1st Mortgage loans into departmental database. From February 1998 to September 1999 (1 year 8 months) GeorgiaExecutive Customer Support Professional @ Prepared 12 managers business reports daily.
Provided customer service support for the managers’ clients.
Researched information for presentations, meetings or reports.
Processed expense reports, made travel arrangements and coordinated logistical requirements for GTE conferences.
Coordinated Christmas Banquet for the Georgia division. From February 1997 to March 1998 (1 year 2 months) GeorgiaItem Processing Professional @ Responsible for distribution financial documents of incoming bank branches.
Weighed, sorted and logged all bank documentation.
Processed debits, credits and utility bills.
Prepared special government food stamp accounts
Responsible for locating discrepancies and balancing accounts. From May 1991 to December 1993 (2 years 8 months)
Masters, Business Administration @ Ashford University From 2011 to 2012 Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Management - Cum Laude - GPA 3.5 @ Ashford University From 2007 to 2011 Roshaunda LION is skilled in: Leadership, Program Management, Management, Project Management, Diversity & Inclusion, Strategic Planning, Event Management, PeopleSoft, Strategic Thinking, Supplier Diversity, Emotional Intelligence, MS Project, Logistics, Negotiation, Volunteer Management