Kimberly Dorsett

Strategic HR Executive

Ashburn, VA 20146
Job Function
Human Resources
Strategic Human Resources leader that successfully collaborates with executive leadership to effectively integrate human resources initiatives with the organizations strategic business objectives. Leverage workforce analytics and insights to effectively inform the development and execution of HR strategies. Build systems and processes for succession planning, skills development, diversity initiatives, effective talent acquisition and retention. Strong knowledge of compliance and risk management regarding HR regulations and applicable employment laws. HR Strategy & Policy Employee Relations Performance Management Organizational Development Total Rewards Employment Law Executive Compensation Succession Planning Diversity & Inclusion


Human Resources Director
Federal Home Loan Banks Office of Finance
Coaching for HR Professionals, Center for Creative Leadership
Voices 360 Facilitator, Interview Architect, Lominger International
Human Resources Certificate, Marymount University
Director of Human Resources
Regional Human Resources Manager
M/I Homes, Inc
Leadership Architect 101, Lominger International
Professional in Human Resources, HRCI

Work Experience

    • Human Resources Director
    • Federal Home Loan Banks Office of Finance // Jan '10 - Sep '16
    • Federal Home Loan Banks Office of Finance, Reston, VA 2010 2016 Financing arm of the Federal Home Loan Bank System. Second-largest institution debt issuer after the U.S. government. Human Resources Director Reported to the CHRO with one direct report. Oversaw all Human Resources Operations functions for a 110-person organization. Served as Deputy Diversity Officer for all matters relating to diversity in employment activities (OMWI). Oversaw administration for the qualified and non-qualified defined contribution retirement plans. Accountable for exams and audit results. Ensured compliance with applicable laws. Developed human resources strategies directly linked to business objectives based on best practices for cost-effectiveness and enhanced delivery capabilities. Oversaw and directed the development of the HR Departments annual budget of 26M. Identified sources of talent and developed programs to support organizational needs, including college internship programs. Reduced time to hire from 90 days to 65 days. Reduced recruitment cost by negotiating consistent terms with vendors. Lead development and implementation of updated compensation structure. Engaged senior management in the market analysis process. Resulted in salaries being competitive with the DC Market. Introduced formal organizational development opportunities for employees. Over a four year time period developed organizations competency model; created OF University, incorporated 360 process as part of the staffing plan, designed Professional Development Fair, authored the content for OF Catalog training modules and created a mentoring program. As a result, employee turnover lowered by 8%. Designed and implemented employee survey to improve employee engagement and retention. Survey results became embedded in the performance measures for the organization. Enhanced communication to drive alignment, engagement and education. Introduced vehicles such as Skip-level meetings and Lunch & Learn sessions. Increased communications score from lowest rated to the highest rated response on the annual employee opinion survey after year one. Designed and implemented a succession plan for key positions that was submitted to Federal Housing Finance Agency (external regulator) and the Board of Directors. Resulted in management bench strength and consistency in performance ratings. Developed HR Technology Roadmap to streamline the administrative work within the department. Implemented ADP Workforce, Performance Management tool (Halogen, Success Factors), Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and an Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

    • Director of Human Resources
    • IVIZE GROUP, LLC // Jan '09 - Jan '10
    • IVIZE GROUP, LLC, Charlotte, NC 2009 2010 Director of Human Resources Provides litigation support and discovery management services to law firms, corporations, and government entities. Reported to the CEO with one direct report. Directed all functions of HR including Talent Acquisition, compensation, payroll and benefits for 500+ employees located in 8 states. Coached management on employment law, applications, and employment practices. Presented to Managing Partners, the Board of Directors, and consultants. Interacted with external recruiters. Recommended and initiated changes to benefit program resulting in cost improvements of 12%. Designed and implemented performance management process to align individual performance goals with organizational goals. Defined and developed total compensation strategy for the organization to improve bottom line performance.
    • Regional Human Resources Manager
    • M/I Homes, Inc // Jan '06 - Jan '09
    • M/I Homes, Inc., Charlotte, NC 2006 2009 Regional Human Resources Manager Engages in the construction and sale of single-family residential property. The Company operating business segments are the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Southern regions. Reported to the Corporate HR Director and Regional President. HR Business Partner for Mid-Atlantic & Florida regions. Simultaneously oversaw Organizational Development and Staffing functions. Provided strategic guidance to senior management and general HR support to 600+ employees. Led the creation of several organizational strategic initiatives including customer care, management training, competency modeling, and performance management. Established the HR function as a strategic business partner by aligning programs to support the business strategy. Developed and trained management on labor law, employee relations processes; and by helping management deal appropriately with performance management challenges. Reduced average time to fill open positions from 70 to 35 days; cut reliance on third party recruiters by 20%. Partnered with management to implement reduction in force process while keeping employees engaged, and maintaining a positive culture. ADDITIONAL PREVIOUS POSITIONS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST


    • Master's Degree '12 // Management
    • Marymount University
    • Bachelor's Degree '93 // Business Administration
    • Cookman University




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