Senior Operating Executive - Human Capital @ Lead all the human capital activities across 35 companies totaling 20+ billion in revenue and nearly 100,000 employees at this iconic Private Equity firm. Responsibilities include all C-Suite assessments, C-Suite hiring, executive development and executive compensation. Developed key programs to review and assess top two level of talent across all
Senior Operating Executive - Human Capital @ Lead all the human capital activities across 35 companies totaling 20+ billion in revenue and nearly 100,000 employees at this iconic Private Equity firm. Responsibilities include all C-Suite assessments, C-Suite hiring, executive development and executive compensation. Developed key programs to review and assess top two level of talent across all companies. Crafted best practice Board documents and ensures Board governance compliance across businesses. Serves as an adviser to multiple CEO, COO and CFOs across multiple companies. Provide firm level guidance on performance management and employee engagement. From November 2008 to Present (7 years 2 months) Board of Advisors @ Advisor to founder and CEO of this national talent research and search solutions company. Broad business areas including business development, financial reporting, legal, and advice & counsel to executive team. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaBoard of Advisors @ Advisor to founder and CEO of this targeted Human Resource SaaS platform focused on Orientation, On-Boarding and Retention solutions. Broad areas of input include business development, marketing, operational and human resource best practices. Also provide overall advise & counsel to growing executive team. From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Member, Board of Directors @ Chair of the Human Resources committee for this nationally known animal hospital devoted exclusively to emergency and critical care for animals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. From April 2013 to Present (2 years 9 months) Portland, Oregon AreaLead Human Resource Executive @ Served as key leader, partnering with Cerberus Capital Private Equity investment team to perform deal due diligence, improve performance & overall value of the firm’s 40+ US and Global portfolio companies. Portfolio companies were acquired in several ways: Free standing businesses - Public to private or private to private, Large entity carve-outs, Bankruptcy and Debt defaults. Strong restructuring skills applied to this wide variety of industries and situations. From October 2006 to November 2008 (2 years 2 months) SVP Human Resources @ Company officer and member of the executive committee for this directory and internet advertising business during its transformation from a private company through an extremely large (10 billion USD) & successful IPO to its acquisition/merger, while growing revenue and EBITDA. Led all human resources related activity for this NYSE Company with $1.7 billion in revenue and 2,700 employees. Significantly increased talent level of HR function, transforming it from highly transactional to business partners capable of delivering key strategic initiatives. From May 2004 to April 2006 (2 years) VP Human Resources - Frito Lay @ Top Human Resources Executive for all headquarters and field operations encompassing 20,000 employees, 43 manufacturing facilities, 225 distribution facilities and the sixth largest private fleet in the U.S. Built and led a strong HR function of 85 business partners, providing exceptional service to clients. Significantly improved key metrics of turnover, staffing, safety, overtime and employee satisfaction. Partnered with operations peers to drive over 150M in annual productivity.
Multiple other roles of increasing responsibility:
-Vice President Human Resources, West Operations
Oversaw operations of 6,500 employees, 15 manufacturing facilities, 70 distribution centers and 12 direct reports. Led company-wide restructure of sales and customer teams. Principal developer of significant modification to entire sales warehouse operation, staffing, compensation and how product moved through supply chain. Crafted vision and saw to fruition the decertification of largest unit in PepsiCo history.
-Region Human Resources Director
Oversaw all human resources responsibilities for $700 million business unit. Business unit was the top performing region (of 10) in company. Opened a new manufacturing facility with self-directed work teams.
-Senior Group Manager, Labor Relations
Responsible for all labor and employee relations for 26 western states and Canada. Negotiated and administered 16 contracts with 37 local unions within six international unions. Accountable for all arbitration, OFCCP, organizing and decertification campaigns. Developed national template for communicating with employees during negotiations.
-Area Human Resources Manager
Led human resources function in sales & operations for $225 million business unit with 1,500 employees in five states. Led national sales commission compensation test.
-Human Resources Manager
Responsible for company’s largest unionized manufacturing facility largest traffic center, totaling 800 employees. From March 1993 to May 2004 (11 years 3 months) HR Manager @ Oversaw all human resources activities. Led classic business turnaround, replacing 75% of management team with minimal disruption. Led safety improvement focus to achieve a full year with no injuries. From 1992 to 1993 (1 year) Various HR and Operations Roles @ - Training Manager, 1991-1992. Responsible for all training west of the Rocky Mountains in TQM and SPC methods.
- New Product Development Manager, 1990-1991. Led and developed company’s first ready-to-drink cold coffee product, Cappio.
- Operations Department Head, Maxwell House Coffee and Jell-O Desserts, 1988-1990. Led two different 24/7 departments each with 125 employees and five supervisors producing 80 million pounds of product annually.
- Associate Personnel Manager, 1986-1988. Oversaw all employee relations activities for 300-person union workforce. From 1986 to 1992 (6 years)
M.S., Management & Public Policy @ Carnegie Mellon University From 1984 to 1986 BSBA, Management @ Ashland University From 1980 to 1984 Scott Bontempo is skilled in: Human Resources, Acquisition Integration, Mergers & Acquisitions, Executive Management, Succession Planning, Strategy, Performance Management, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Development, Executive Coaching, Corporate Development, Mergers, Strategic Planning, Start-ups
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