George Boomer

Freelance Nature Photographer & Bookkeeper

Location:Albany, Oregon, United States
2 Skills
George C. Boomer, PHR
Corvallis, OR 97333
541 740-2945

Pursuing employment in Operations, Customer Service or Human Resources Management. I seek opportunities to analyze and improve operational excellence and workforce productivity in a team driven culture.

• Recruiting, Employee Training and Coaching
• Job Analysis, Workforce Development and Workflow Improvement
• Grievance Resolution, Arbitration, and Collective Bargaining Negotiations
• Implementation and Training for OSHA and MSDS Regulation
• Employee Engagement and Supportive Leadership

Ten years Employee Benefits Counseling
Currently appointed with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan; Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Health Alliance Plan; Humana; Assurant Health; United Health; Allstate; Colonial Life; TransAmerica Benefits; HTH International Benefits.

Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), June 2011 to June 2014

Life and Health Insurance License
State of Oregon and Michigan, November 2009 to November 2011

Member, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Member, Lane County Human Resource Association (LCHRA)

Group Benefits Specialist 09/2004 - Present
Independent Contractor, Corvallis, OR
• Expertise in major medical, dental, vision and supplemental benefits
• Claims administration and dispute resolution
• Group presentations, Employee enrollment and individual consulting for employee benefits

Financial Consultant 11/2001 – 09/2004
AXA Advisors, Detroit, MI
• Business Succession Planning
• Group Benefit sales and administrative support
• Life insurance, annuity sales, and investment management

Awarded Million Dollar Roundtable Member for 2003

George C. Boomer, PHR

Investor, Bookkeeper, Key Operational Support 02/1996 – 11/2001
The Upper Crust, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Retail specialty food business owned by spouse.
• All financial functions: banking, tax reporting, pay roll (Quickbooks)
• Hiring, dispute resolution, and customer service training
• Inventory management and customer sales

President and Vice-President, Operations 04/1981 – 12/1992
The Boomer Co., Detroit, MI
Family-Owned (est. 1903) Construction Materials Distribution Company with $10 Million annual revenues and 31 employees
• Complete responsibility for administration, management, and daily operations
• Inventory purchasing, budget/fiscal management
• Hiring and management development
• Formulate and implement long range company goals
• Marketing and Capital Budgeting and Capital Investment
• Arbitrations, grievances and Teamsters Labor Union contracts

Increased Stockholder's Equity 250% over 11-year period; Increased Gross Margin of Profit 4%; Increased Inventory Turnover 15%; reduced expenses by 18%

Territory Sales Representative 01/1979 – 12/1980
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp, Houston, TX
Texas and southwestern Louisiana territory for roofing shingle manufacturing plant
• Trouble-shooter, case-builder and problem solver resolving massive product
quality issues and consumer complaints

Resolved over 1,300 consumer complaints

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Regis University, Denver, CO

Organizational Psychology, Marketing Coursework M.B.A Program
Wayne State University School of Business, Detroit, MI

Long Range and Strategic Planning Committees 1996 –2001
Richard School PTO Treasurer and Board Member
Grosse Pointe Public Schools, Grosse Pointe, MI
Skills (2) Rating
Nature Photography