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Catherine Johnston

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Human Resource Management

FL

Catherine Johnston

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Phone Cell  443-771-1344

Email johnstoncatherine223@gmail.com

 

Summary:
A very organized and goal-oriented person: A team player that understands how to multi-task while processing the skills/ knowledge to work with animals and personnel. There are four personal aptitudes that define my life:

·       Work under time constraints to meet specific timelines.

·       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

·       The enjoyment of learning (continuing education).

·       20+ years of training and/or coaching children and adults in the equestrian    industry.

 

Education & Training:
·       Graduate Northern High School Dunkirk MD 1996-2000

·       Graduate College of Southern Maryland Associate Degree General Studies Prince Frederick MD 2000-2005

·       Graduate Southern New Hampshire University: Bachelor’s Degree, Business/Human Resource Management 2017-2019

·       In Progress Southern New Hampshire University: Master of Science/ Human Resource Management 2019-Continuing

·       Pursuing SHRM Certification

·       Certified United States Equestrian Federation- USEF

·       Certified Maryland Horse Show Association

·       Certified Maryland Saddle Association

·       Certified United States Hunter Jumper Association

 

Professional Experience:
Merrymount Equestrian Center, Upper Marlboro, MD                          2008-present

Barn Manager/ HR Director/ Lead Trainer

·       Full trainer and office manager of all the equestrian grounds, including 50 horses and personal of 30 employees+.

·       Manage all HR’s practices and objectives while providing an employee-oriented high-performance culture emphasizing quality, productivity, goal attainment and empowerment.

·       Responsible for the development of processes and reporting metrics that support the achievement of the Company’s business goals.

·       Produce accurate HR reports on a monthly basis in order to provide accurate information on the progress within the company.

·       Good people skills with ability to lead and manage employees and participated in employee discipline when needed.

·       Conducted, interviewing, training and supervising all employees.

·       Great organizational skills

·       Great oral and written communication skills

·       Excellent leadership skills to provide guidance and assistance to employees throughout the company.

·       Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and other computer software.

·       Comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices.

·       Coach/ teacher of the Merrymount NCEL/ NCESSL team for over 5 years: During the past years the team has been in the top 5 in both NCEL/NCESSL and won first in 2013. Also, many team members have qualified for the Maryland Regional finals and have placed in the top ten in many sections of the USEF standings.

 

C and C Complete Services, Clinton, Maryland                                       2005-2008

Fire, Flood, Restoration, Project Manager

·       Supervise/ perform restoration services as a result of damage caused by water, fire, or smoke and supervise/perform other specialty services as required that equal or exceed company and customer quality standards.

·       Recruit and hire any qualified, properly insured sub-contractors necessary for completing the job.

·       Oversee daily routine of sub-contractors and verify they can support issued workload.

·       Work with management to develop a business plan, including both short- and long-term goals.

·       Conducted, interviewing, training and supervising restoration employees.

·       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

·       Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and other computer software.

·       Comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices.

 

Bergmann’s Fire, Water and Smoke Disaster Restoration, Arlington VA 2004-2005

Fire, Flood, Restoration, Project Manager Assistant

·       Responsible for responding to fire and water damaged structures both residential and commercial.

·       Worked with the lead Project Managers, include interviewing, training and supervising restoration employees.

·       Comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices.

·       Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and other computer software.

·       Work under time constraints to meet specific timelines.

 

Education

2019-Continuing

Master of Science/ Human Resource Management at In Progress Southern New Hampshire University

2017-2019

Bachelor’s Degree, Business/Human Resource Management at Graduate Southern New Hampshire University

2000-2005

Associate Degree General Studies at Graduate College of Southern Maryland

1996-2000

General Studies at Graduate Northern High School

Experience

2008-present

Barn Manager/ HR Director/ Lead Trainer at Merrymount Equestrian Center

• Full trainer and office manager of all the equestrian grounds, including 50 horses and personal of 30 employees+.
• Manage all HR’s practices and objectives while providing an employee-oriented high-performance culture emphasizing quality, productivity, goal attainment and empowerment.
• Responsible for the development of processes and reporting metrics that support the achievement of the Company’s business goals.
• Produce accurate HR reports on a monthly basis in order to provide accurate information on the progress within the company.
• Good people skills with ability to lead and manage employees and participated in employee discipline when needed.
• Conducted, interviewing, training and supervising all employees.
• Great organizational skills
• Great oral and written communication skills
• Excellent leadership skills to provide guidance and assistance to employees throughout the company.
• Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and other computer software.
• Comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices.
• Coach/ teacher of the Merrymount NCEL/ NCESSL team for over 5 years: During the past years the team has been in the top 5 in both NCEL/NCESSL and won first in 2013. Also, many team members have qualified for the Maryland Regional finals and have placed in the top ten in many sections of the USEF standings.

2005-2008

Fire, Flood, Restoration, Project Manager at C and C Complete Services

• Supervise/ perform restoration services as a result of damage caused by water, fire, or smoke and supervise/perform other specialty services as required that equal or exceed company and customer quality standards.
• Recruit and hire any qualified, properly insured sub-contractors necessary for completing the job.
• Oversee daily routine of sub-contractors and verify they can support issued workload.
• Work with management to develop a business plan, including both short- and long-term goals.
• Conducted, interviewing, training and supervising restoration employees.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and other computer software.
• Comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices.

2004-2005

Fire, Flood, Restoration, Project Manager Assistant at Bergmann’s Fire, Water and Smoke Disaster Restoration

• Responsible for responding to fire and water damaged structures both residential and commercial.
• Worked with the lead Project Managers, include interviewing, training and supervising restoration employees.
• Comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices.
• Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and other computer software.
• Work under time constraints to meet specific timelines.

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