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Workday SME Consultant

  • Lead multiple implementations of Workday which include the adoption of: HCM, Benefits (Lead), Performance Management, Absence (Lead), Payroll, Time Tracking, and Learning, as well as HCM Audit. Throughout this process I worked directly with clients to identify elements of change management to include value propositions and delivery mechanisms.

  • Managed Global HCM implementation and integration with Global Finance and Project Management modules. Worked with a global team to develop global business processes; design & delivery training simulations for Regional HR & Payroll Resources.

  • Built the deployment strategy and all ancillary support materials for the successful rollout of Manager and Employee Self-Service HR applications for 1200 to over 100K + end users.

  • Designed, developed and delivered HR employee and manager self-service training and change management materials for clients with 100K+ employees.

  • Developed and delivered global best practices training material for global payroll centers as well as global processing manual to eight regional payroll centers consisting of EMEA, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and North America.

Recent assignments:

  • HR Projects – Workday SME, Test Lead, Trainer, Change Management, Onboarding Design

  • Functional Lead for Workday HCM Benefits/Absence for major financial/investment, global retail/commerce, and health care clients.

  • Supported client Workday production environment, re-engineered Hire, Change Job, Benefits, Absence, recruiting, and other business processes, create Job Aids & related training materials, develop test scripts and resouces maangement, facilitated discussions for modification of integrations, and implemented enhancements to current configuration.

  • Supported client implementation of Workday for absence and benefits modules. Configuration review and modification, configuration recommendations, testing, and troubleshooting. Developed configuration documentation and training materials for employes and administrators.

  • Supported client Workday production environment, re-engineered business processes, and implemented enhancements to current configuration.

  • Supported client Workday production environment, configured and tested Open Enrollment, re-engineered business processes, and implemented enhancements to current configuration, provided documentation for configuration.

  • Supported client implementation of Workday for absence and benefits modules. Configuration design, review and modification to meet requirements, configuration recommendations, testing, troubleshooting, as well as training design and development.

  • Supported client Workday production environment for benefits & payroll integration enhancements. Configuration design, review and modification to meet requirements, provided documentation of all activity in tenant.

  • Create, evaluate, and manage HR & Payroll System RFP process for global clients.

  • Train and develop shadow resources on project methodology, tips and tricks for implementation, client relationship skills, and data/design template gathering.

  • Workday implementation audit of benefits and security for an elite university in the Northern Region of the US (Implementation Partner Accenture)

  • IT Security audit for large pharmaceutical company with a presence in the North and Southeast regions of the country.

  • Facilitated the knowledge transfer process from consulting firm to client via guided hands on application, documentations, and various training delivery methods

  • Extract, transfer, and load data via cloudloader and EIB while completing data validation/reasonability activities.

  • Heavily involved in business process improvement, systematic process design, change management issue identification, and knowledge transfer to client team

  • Identifies compliance risks and mitigations and benefits data load issues and resolution with client and project team

  • Participate in proposal related activities as a HCM/Benefits/Absence SME


Workday HCM

Workday Recruiting

Workday Payroll

Workday Talent Mgmt

Workday Comp

Workday LMS

Workday Benefits

Workday Absence

ADP eTime

ADP PayForce

Workday Time Tracking

ADP GlobalView


SAP Payroll


Worker Spend



Professional Experience





Workday SME Consultant (Remote)

Wake Technical College




Human Resource Management

The KEY Strategic Management Group, LLC




Lead HR Consultant & Technology Liaison

More career information available upon request.

Education, Certifications & Training

Doctor of Business Administration - Argosy University 2014  GPA: 4.00


Master of Human Resource Development - Clemson University 1999    GPA: 3.85

HR Technology, Training & Development

Bachelor of Science  Clemson University 1998

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