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  1. 1. Loradonna M. Botter, Ph.D., CHRP Human Resources & Organizational Development Efficiency-minded and globally acclaimed organizational development and human resources executive with extensive experience transforming organizational cultures and building capacity at all levels. Develops and implements creative programs and projects to enhance workplace culture, improve retention, increase cost savings, and assists management with strategy creation. Holds comprehensive education and professional training, including a Ph.D. in Organization and Management, an M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Six Sigma Yellow Belt; also possesses teaching background as a certified instructor in Human Resources Management. Core competencies span: Visioning ~ Strategic Planning ~ Goal Setting ~ Performance Management ~ Motivation Strategies ~ Training Relationship Building ~ Event Planning ~ Recognition ~ Presentations ~ Process Improvement ~ Team Facilitation My Passion is to Inspire Others and Help Them be their Best SELECT CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS Led a steering committee to create a Healthy Workplace Charter in six weeks, resulting in an award from the Ontario Hospital Association. (William Osler Health System) Led the employee engagement survey process, including the selection of a vendor, implementing incentives for participation, analysis of results, and obtained 100% of all action plans for improvement (North York General) Designed and implemented a leadership development continuum and corresponding curriculum to create a pipeline for talent management and succession planning. (William Osler Health System) Recognized as a Top 40 Trainer under 40 due to successful implementation of a corporate training initiative to complement the Healthy Workplace Chartera corporate recognition program was established as a result of the Charter implementation. (William Osler Health System) Contributed to the companys 100% Health and Safety Audit score and helped improve the Human Resources Audit score by 9% within first four months of hire. (Unimotion-Gear) Developed a succession planning structure focused on professional development of staff, which ultimately increased retention rates and lowered voluntary turnover by 2%. (Unimotion-Gear) Created the Human Resources strategic plan, which became a role model for all other Magna Powertrain divisions in North America. (Unimotion-Gear) Established a continuous improvement program, resulting in corporate wide savings as well as ISO 9001 certification within six months. (Roma Moulding) Coordinated a continuous improvement project in the administrative departments of the company, resulting in $300K+ in savings. (Honda Canada Manufacturing) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Specialist, Organizational Effectiveness & Design, CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LTD. 06/2013 03/15 Designed and implemented organizational effectiveness tools and processes to create capacity at all levels in the organization. Tools and processes included, but were not limited to performance management, talent management, progression matrices, leadership development, soft skill development, the development of a corporate diversity program, fatigue management program, and mentorship program. Director of Strategy Management & Organizational Development, NORTH YORK GENERAL HOSPITAL 04/2012 05/2013 Oversaw the execution of the corporate strategic plan. Responsible for all Organizational Development activities including but not limited to leadership development, designing performance management tools and creating organizational effectiveness at all levels. Led the current engagement survey process, including action plan development and implementation. Oversaw project management as it related to strategic initiatives, the library as an academic learning hub, and diversity to enhance the values of the organization. 1 of 3
  2. 2. Loradonna M. Botter, Ph.D., CHRP Human Resources & Organizational Development PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, CONTINUED Director of Organizational Design, WILLIAM OSLER HEALTH SYSTEM 01/2008 04/2012 Guided an inter-professional task force to create new tools and models in various human resources disciplines. Assisted the Vice President with the human resources strategic plan. Led the succession planning process, focusing on formal leadership roles to increase retention and engagement. Coordinated five streams of professional development and Health & Wellness Strategy designed to increase overall employee satisfaction. Implemented corporate competencies to assist in the writing of role profiles, performance recognition tools, rewards and recognition strategies, and training and development plans. Mentored recruitment specialists in developing behavioral interview guides to support competency based role profiles. Represented the organization at various confederated press and professional training conferences. Conducted the staff and physician satisfaction survey process to determine areas of improvement. Instructor, HRM program, GEORGIAN COLLEGE 01/2001 06/2007 Developed a 13-week course for the schools part-time study program in human resources management. Designed class syllabi, accommodated special needs of students to leverage diversity and learning opportunities, and utilized technology to create blended learning models. Created all tests, presentations, and final exams. Provided mentoring and guidance for professional development to all students. Human Resources Manager, UNIMOTION-GEAR 04/2005 01/2008 Implemented and maintained training matrices for every department noted as a strength during ISO audits. Worked with the Assistant General Manager and General Manager on workforce planning strategies. Developed an internal team leader, supervisor, and management development program to promote a learning organization, which included a statistical process control course and a communication for women program. Director of Human Resources, ROMA MOULDING INC. 12/2001 04/2005 Developed a successful employee evaluation system to assist with succession planning. Established a brand new human resources information system using E-synergy software, increasing the accuracy and efficiency of data management. Managed a corporate culture change, resulting in improved communication and trust between employees and management. Improved recruitment practices in the organization by developing competency tests, behavioral based interviews, competency-based job descriptions, and wage bands for all positions. Additional Experience: Administrator Training, HONDA CANADA MANUFACTURING Developed on-the-job training matrices and created a health and wellness program, contributing to retention. Principal, LMB CONSULTING & ASSOCIATES Founded and developed this consulting practice. Provided human resources services, including recruitment, on-boarding, employee handbook development, job description creation, health and safety committee organization, and management coaching. EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS/AWARDS Ph.D. in Organization and Management, CAPELLA UNIVERSITY Doctoral Dissertation: The Impact of the Synchronous Administration through Managerial Excellence Management System (S.A.M.E.) on Administrative Environments. M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Human Resources, STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Advanced Human Resources Management Designation Program, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO B.A. in Applied Psychology, YORK UNIVERSITY 2 of 3
  3. 3. Loradonna M. Botter, Ph.D., CHRP Human Resources & Organizational Development EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS/AWARDS CONTINUED Discovery Insights Colours Instructor Certification, CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LTD Prosci Change Management Certification Course, CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LTD Teaching and Training Adult Certificate, GEORGIAN COLLEGE Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training, MAGNA POWERTRAIN Three-time Recipient, Training Magazines Top 125 Training Programs (a global competition) Recipient, Top 40 under 40 Training Award (a global competition) Recipient, Waterstones Top 10 Canadian Corporate Cultures Four-time Recipient, OHA Healthy Workplace Award Two-time Nominee, Award of Excellence in Leadership for Human Resources A detailed list of Research/Publications/Presentations is available upon request. 3 of 3