Terri Swain brings a well-rounded perspective to her role as a human resource consultant, with experience as a human resources generalist as well as an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action specialist. She has consulted for both large and small companies, as well as performed local, national and international assignments in a wide variety of industries. She has served as project manager for many extensive human resources activities. Prior to her consulting role, she had Fortune 200 human resource management experience in the areas of employee relations, human resource planning, as well as training and development. Terri began her career in human resources via government compliance as an investigator for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), after a successful career in public relations.
Terri’s key accomplishments have included managing major reorganizations and staffing during mergers and acquisitions; designing and implementing performance management systems; developing start-up human resource plans; and developing corporate diversity initiatives. In addition to these activities, Terri has also designed and conducted several training programs in the area of fair employment practices. In her role as a compliance expert, she has written many Affirmative Action plans and streamlined the AAP process; assisted companies through Department of Labor audits; served as an expert witness in EEO cases; and conducted third-party discrimination and harassment investigations. Terri often lectures and speaks about discrimination, harassment and other compliance issues. Terri’s success as a consultant is a result of her ability to quickly identify client needs and to provide practical, cost-effective and cost-saving solutions.
Terri graduated with high honors and a degree in Mass Communications from the University of Texas at El Paso. Her continued commitment to education is evident in her donation of time and expertise in human resources to the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District and the Fort Worth Independent School District. Terri enjoys assisting today’s students and educators by providing information and teaching real-life job skills.