Legal Intern
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Location: Houston, TX, USA
School: Mitchell Hamline Law School
Major: Business

Legal Intern

Education:
Mitchell Hamline School of Law│St. Paul, MN, USA
HYBRID Law Student (Part-time)
J.D. in Business Law

New York University│New York, NY, USA
Master of Public Administration: Major in Finance and Management
GPA: 3.50 (1 of 5 Rudin Scholars Annually)

Pennsylvania State University│ Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Bachelor of Science: Major in General Science with Art History Minor
GPA: 3.79 (Graduated with Distinction, Top 5% of the Graduating Class)

Work Experience:
UNIPEC America, Inc. │Houston, TX, USA
Trading Arm of SINOPEC Corp., Global Fortune #2 (2019) in 80 countries and >1M employees with revenues of 2.36T RMB
Head of Human Resources 2014 – Present • Serve as a key member of North America Leadership Team and HR Adviser to corporate headquarters with dual reporting to the President of North America and the Global GM of Human Resources located in Beijing, China • Devise innovative human resources practices that allowed UNIPEC America to achieve an average of 12% revenue growth per employee and reduced company turnover by 11% since 2014 • Manage a team of 3 HR professionals to cultivate a unified, results and value-based culture and regional branding
• Improve employee workflow productivity by 13% by creating an effective organizational design, change management efficiency and proactive recruitment strategies • Oversee $5 Million budget annually directing administration, recruitment, and employee benefits for North America
• Implement corporate values identified by senior leadership that transformed a segmented and passive workforce into a performance-based workforce with a strong emphasis on the Team
• Advise on change management and relocation initiatives for employee transitions to the Houston Office from NY
• Transform HR functions from a heavily paper-driven culture to one that leverages technology with efficiency
• Oversee global training initiatives for all SINOPEC and UNIPEC affiliates in Houston Office
• Partner with outside and internal counsel on legal matters

Long Island FQHC, Inc. d/b/a NuHealth Family Health Centers │New York, NY, USA 1,200-bed health care system with 85 specialty clinics, 5 LIFQHC centers that are affiliated with Stony Brook University and Northwell Health treating 80K+ patients annually with a workforce of 5000+
Director of Human Resources 2013 – 2014
• Identified areas for function centralization and best practices during the merger of the NuHealth system with the LIFQHC • Assimilated 5 acquired centers into the culture, business and performance processes in various locations
• Developed HR infrastructure and orchestrated daily HR functions supporting 500+ employees with one Generalist • Streamlined talent management, leadership development and performance-based compensation processes across functional units across 5 offices • Travelled to all regional offices with senior leadership to connect with employees to develop a desirable place to work based on positive employee engagement survey results

Charles B. Wang Community Health Centers │New York, NY, USA Federally qualified health facilities and designed Level-3 Patient-Centered Medical Home with 5 sites, 500+ employees. Winner of the 2016 National Quality Leader award.
Human Resources Supervisor 2009 – 2012
• Guided and advised management in the development of strategic organizational planning
• Cultivated effective HR business partners across the organization • Developed HR business partner roles leading to organizational change, leadership development and succession planning • Co-designed high-performing strategies and executable solutions to support performance management, compensation plans, and implementation • Managed all facets of the daily HR functions, including employee benefits, rewards and payroll • Monitored compliance to local, state and federal regulations

Human Resources Assistant 2006 – 2009
• Served as an HR Generalist • Provided employee benefits enrollment and ongoing support • Conducted New Employee Orientations • Participated in full-cycle recruitment, separation, and succession planning • Coordinator of special events, including Annual Galas and Benefit Dinners • Served as the Administration Representative to the Patients Relations Committee from 2007 through 2009

Professional Association:
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Member since 2012
American Bar Association (ABA): Member since 2018

Certification:
American Red Cross: CPR/AED/First Aid certified

Special Training:
FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness - Mass Casualty Emergency Incidents

Awards:
2001 President's Award, Penn State
Scholarships:
2001, 2002 and 2003 Merit Scholarship for Women Engineers, Penn State
2007, 2008 and 2009 Rudin Scholarship
2008 Thomas Tam Scholarship

Languages:
Fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, and Shanghainese)
Proficient in Spanish

Skills:
Full access to LexisAdvance, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law
Microsoft Office, Publisher, AutoCAD, C++ Light, PeopleSoft, Quickbooks
ADP/Paychex payroll systems

References:
Furnished upon request

Legal Intern