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Craig Broome

Craig Broome

Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management

PERSONAL
Born 1975; Married to Michele; four children. Connor, boy, 2001, Blake, boy, 2001, Hannah, girl, 2004, Kate, girl, 2009

EDUCATION
• BS, Louisiana State University
• Human Resources

CAREER SUMMARY
Business Leader who has successfully aligned Human Resource Departments to key corporate values to ensure HR is operationally effecient. He has experience in multiple highly competitive industries where the employees are the competitive edge. He has created and lead an HR / Payroll / Benefits outsourcing company that focused on value creation and long term client satisfaction.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
• 2015 - present – Highflyer HR, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; President
• Create and lead Human Capital Management company
• Responsible for management of all daily activites including sales, operations and strategic partnerships.
• 2006 - 2015 - ESS, Baton Rouge, LA, CEO
• Accomplished Executive with extensive experience and consummate achievements building multiple best-inclass organizations. A savvy team leader skilled in attracting the most qualified employees and matching them to jobs for which they are well suited. Pivotal contributor to senior operating and leadership executives, providing leadership for multiple acquisitions, from due diligence to conversion. Innovative problem solver, strategic decision maker, strong communicator.
• Drove the continuous personal improvement and professional development of both leadership and non-leadership employees reducing turnover to less than 5% annually
• Maintained an average annual increase in sales of 35%
• 2004 to 2006 – Surgical Specialty Centre Baton Rouge , LA, HR Director
• Developed a HR department and hired all staff for a new concept outpatient surgical Hospital.
• Managed all non-clinical functions of the Hospital
• Maintained a > 10% turnover rate

• Partnered with clinical management to grow the business through innovative human-resources management.

• 1998 – 2004 – EATEL, Baton Rouge, LA Human Resource Executive
• Established communication programs to update employees, management, and field offices on company’s new programs and changes.
• Incorporated benefits-program review that resulted in increase in 401(k) program participation from 25 percent to 65 percent.
• Reviewed and restructured health-benefit program without reducing benefits to employees; reduced cost, while improving claims payments and ability to introduce several wellness programs.
• Refined salary systems for all levels of employees with compensation programs