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Allie Futcher

San Francisco Bay Area Active since: May, 2014

Summary

Entrepreneurial-minded professional with nearly 21 years broad business and leadership experience from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in HR, Management, Consulting, Recruiting and Sales functions and establishing three business ventures in customer service, e-commerce and sports technology. Possess excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills that impact the bottom line. Comfortable in a quota driven environment, work well in groups and independently, and communicate effectively with all levels of clientele, staff and management.

Experience

  • Mar 2014  -  Present

    Senior Executive Recruiter

    NYC

    Responsible for recruitment function of C Level Executives across multiple business units including IT, Business Development, Finance, Accounting, Engineers, Sales, Marketing and Consulting utilizing a consultative sourcing, assessment and selection approach that addresses client needs in a cost effective manner. • Develop job descriptions, perform compensation analysis to set compensation bands and design performance evaluations, and give guidance to candidates on resume writing and interview techniques. • Source, recruit, pre screen, interview and close candidates for all major clients

  •  -  Present

    Chief Operating Officer

    Develop, implement and manage the administrative, sales, recruiting and marketing functions for an innovative nonprofit company; reporting directly to CEO/Founder. .• Assists the Executive Director remotely with oversight and management of the day-to-day program, personnel and financial affairs for Special Needs Children and Adults .• Assists the Executive Director remotely with oversight and management of the day-to-day program, personnel and financial affairs for Missing and Exploited Children

  • Jan 2012  -  Present

    Business Owner

    Sundance Yoga For Kids offers a sequence of age appropriate yoga classes for both you and your child.

  • Jan 1998  -  Present

    Human Resources Executive, Recruiter and Human Resources Consultant

    Prior consulting experience includes All professional human resources functions including creating new employee manuals, revamping old manuals, recruiting personnel, scheduling, company presentations, business proposals, industry tradeshows, advertising budgets; well- versed in all insurance policies, procedures and employment laws for the following client companies: Morgan Stanley Solomon Smith Barney Connectiva Systems Inc. Social One Maxx Impaxx Inc. Apartment Source MoveOnIn Inc.

  • Oct 2013  -  Feb 2014

    Teacher

    Taught basic, advanced reading and advanced mathematics.

  • Oct 2012  -  Jul 2013

    East Coast Recruiting Director

    Managed entire recruitment function across multiple business units including IT, Business Development, Finance and Accounting, Product Development, Product Marketing and Global Services Consulting utilizing a consultative sourcing, assessment and selection approach that addresses client needs in a cost effective manner. • Lead recruitment team in implementing innovative, competitive, cost-effective strategies for attracting and retaining diverse, high-quality talent. • Developed job descriptions, perform compensation analysis to set compensation bands and design performance evaluations, and give guidance to candidates on resume writing and interview techniques. • Managed all vendor contracts for recruiting sources as well as ongoing recruiting efforts. • Demonstrated good judgment in determining candidate matches to open positions and providing expedient candidate submissions resulting in hires and permanent placements. • Brought in new business through constant communication with industry-wide Service Managers and Director

  • Jan 2005  -  Jul 2013

    Founder / President

    Established professional dog walking, pet sitting and behavioral modification service for all pets on the Upper East Side of Manhattan (New York City). • Directed and managed all company activity. • Initiated and implemented distinct policies and procedures to ensure care and security of all client animals. • Developed and maintained effective relationships with veterinarians, trainers and walkers. • Created all marketing and promotional literature, media and collateral materials. • Worked with various rescue groups to initiate and oversee annual fundraising events including The Halloween Howl, and help to provide foster care for animals and assist in their placements to permanent homes.

  • Jan 2006  -  Jan 2009

    Business Owner / President

    Oversaw and managed all sales and customer relationships in North America for an online start-up health and beauty products company. • Offered outstanding service to diverse clientele with passion for holistic healing and a keen interest in beauty, health products and services. • Consistently won new business and increased sales using persuasive sales techniques to educate consumers on new products and convey information with creativity and sincerity. • Acted as marketing consultant and company representative with all clients, suppliers and trade shows, staying well-versed in all relevant industry updates and materials.

  • Jan 2001  -  Dec 2001

    Director of Sales

    Oversaw and managed all sales and customer relationships in North America for a trade publication. • Led major turnaround of business and repair of company reputation by building strong customer relations with existing client base. • Exceeded budget plan for new advertising dollars to include new product bulletins, postcard deck, classified and forecast achieving over 300% growth versus the preceding year. • Presented and developed proposal for print and web advertising for both current and prospective advertisers. • Maintained and developed new marketing strategies with our marketing team, plus ability to track and produce accurate results and numbers for companywide review. • Developed company standard communication proposal which was adapted company wide. • Prepared accurate sales forecasting and sponsorship agreements. • Represented company at and attended all industry tradeshow and conventions within the US.

  • Jan 2000  -  Jan 2001

    General Manager

    Developed, implemented and managed the administrative, sales, recruiting and marketing functions for an innovative sports technology start-up company; reporting directly to CEO/Founder. • Established accounting function for the company in cooperation with Virtual Growth. • Developed, designed and implemented promotional items used in all launch events. • Taught golf to clients with wide range of abilities, both individuals and groups, using video analysis, psychology, physical fitness and biomechanics. • Liaison for all media including radio stations, television and print to support marketing efforts.

  • Jan 1999  -  Jan 2000

    Director of Human Resources

    Established and maintained professional human resource function. • Initially identified critical issues causing high turnover and implemented and developed proactive programs to quickly resolve problems and issues. • Reviewed, evaluated and recruited for all positions within the company. • Designed and implemented new hire enrollment packets, employee manual, termination letters and exit interview. • Coordinated billing process for COBRA and retiree medical plans between carrier and service provider.

  • Jan 1996  -  Jan 1997

    Director of Human Resources

    Established and maintained professional human resource function for over 350 employees. • Reestablished open door policy of human resource department by fostering positive employee relations. • Developed, maintained and enhanced working relationship with assigned international client group. • Managed, maintained and generated weekly financial reports, requisition reports for senior management. • Provided human resource consulting and management to several key groups within corporation. • Developed weekly tracking system to measure weekly headcount. • Responsible for all employee exit interviews. • Calculated and consulted payroll regarding all salary increases and bonus payments for over 350 employees.

  • Jan 1994  -  Jan 1996

    Benefits Administrator / Benefits Analyst

    Responsible for overall billing, payments and contracts for HMO, COBRA for all Paine Webber employees worldwide. • Completed an extensive review of all prior HMO bills, resulting in a significant reimbursement to the company. • Developed new billing procedure to ensure correct HMP payments going forward. • Coordinated billing process for COBRA and retiree medical plans between carrier and service provider. • Developed tracking mechanism in Lotus to determine current status of all benefits payments. • Assisted Manager of benefits to convert selected payment from manual check to wire transfer.

Education

  • Jan 2011 - Jan 2011

    New York Yoga

    Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Therapy

  • Jan 2011 - Jan 2011

    Next Generation Yoga

    Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Therapy

  • - Jan 1997

    New Jersey City University

  • - Jan 1993

    Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    Liberal Arts / Psychology

  • - Jan 1989

    River Dell Regional