Biography of Speaker
Monica Z. Austin, MBA, SPHR
Monica Z. Austin, MBA, SPHR Monica is in charge of business development at The Hopkins Group, Inc., a leading human resources consulting firm based in Dallas, Texas. Over the past 20 years, Monica has served as Vice President of Client Development, Lead Human Resources Implementation Consultant, Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Representative, and Employee Assistance Program Manager . Her industry experience includes financial services, hospital and healthcare, multi-location retail, manufacturing, and human resources information systems (HRIS).
Monica has handled all aspects of HR, including recruiting, hiring/firing, writing policies and procedures, producing HR reports, tracking and reviewing job applications, maintaining databases, attending job fairs, organizing an EAP, tracking benefits and compensation, and maintaining compliance with federal and state law, including ADA, ADEA, OSHA, FLSA and FMLA.
Monica attended The University of Texas at Austin and holds a BA in Management. She has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Human Resources from The University of Dallas. Monica is currently a member of Dallas Human Resource Management Association and holds an advanced level accreditation, SPHR, from the national Society of Human Resources Management. She has served as a guest speaker for various organizations on topics such as Taking Care of Your Most Important Asset – Your Employees and 11 HR Tips for 2011.