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Management Consulting Projects

HUMAN RESOURCES/MANAGEMENT PROJECTS (dba Personnel Services)

    Montana State Board of Personnel Appeals - Dept of Labor - Hearing Examiner (Administrative Law Judge) - conducted formal administrative hearings; reviewed records, ruled on motions, wrote findings of fact, conclusions of law & recommended orders - on classification appeals, unfair labor charges & C.E.T.A. grievances
    City of Great Falls/City of Billings, Montana - through IPA grant sponsored by the Montana League of Cities - wrote personnel policy manuals.
    Kalispell School District #5, Kalispell, MT - conducted job audits, job analyses and prepared a report regarding clerical/administrative positions
    County of Missoula, MT - conducted a wage/salary survey on the county supervisory/management positions
    ASPA (American Society for Personnel Administration) Sleeping Giant Chapter, Helena, MT - developed and conducted a two day workshop on Grievance and Discipline Handling
    Montana Dept. Of Fish, Wildlife and Parks - wrote a personnel policies manual.
    Montana PhysicianÂ’s Service (MPS - Blue Shield) - developed and conducted a two day Grievance and Discipline Handling workshop for supervisors
    Montana Legislative Council - wrote a personnel policies manual, with statute interface
    Capital Answering Service - Helena, MT - developed and wrote a complete personnel and operating policies/procedures manual.
    Region XVI - ASPA - Regional Conference on Productivity, Helena, MT - developed initial concept, hired speakers, planned sessions, provided overall conference guidelines for support committee
    Morrison-Maierle Engineering - Helena, MT - Conducted a one day Performance Problem Analysis workshop
    Montana School Boards Association - training team member for two day Collective Bargaining seminar - intensive workshop setting
    Harlem School District - Harlem, MT - developed a recruitment/selection system during a teachers' strike, working closely with the school officials
    Montana Council on Alcoholism - Impact Project Director - a specialized employee assistance pilot program - developed and introduced program to state agencies.
    Great Falls School District #1 - Great Falls, MT - developed a complete classification system- designed position information questionnaire form, conducted job audits, constructed factor weighting system, assigned positions in grid,  trained school officials to use of system
    Eastern Montana College - Billings, MT - Two day workshop Assertiveness in Communications

EXECUTIVE SEARCH/RECRUITING

    Management Recruiters, International - Helena, MT: Within 60 days, developed a full nationwide division in oil and gas at the excutive level with two VP placements in Land/Finance
    Confidential Search, International - Chandler, AZ:  Within 60 days, developed a full stock market division - focusing on NY and Chicago exchange centers, with analysts, traders and sales top level orders and candidates

MANAGEMENT/OPERATIONS SYSTEMS (dba 21st Century Communications Systems)  

    Marshall Construction - Helena, MT - wrote a complete personnel  and operational policy manual
    Marina Financial - Marina Del Rey, CA - developed a comprehensive portfolio of loan programs, lender liaison and internal publishing, commercial real estate financing accounts, resulting in the brokerage's elevated status to class one.
    Secured Bankers Mortgage - Set up a Mortgage Dept, Developed new business, improved marketing procedures.
    Helena VIP, International - Developed public relations, staff performance standards, set up telemarketing department, initiated computerized client management system; resolved quasi-legal issues.
    New Concepts Singles Club & Magazine - Performed event planning, technical editing, writing, public relations services.
    Cruzin’ Slotcar Raceway - Chandler, AZ - wrote a personnel and operational policy/procedure manual, developed investor package, filled in as manager during owner's absence.