Instructor Bios | Michele Mathews, PHR, SHRM-CP
Prior to starting Mathews Consulting, Michele A. Mathews, was the Director of Corporate Human Resources and Corporate Risk Mitigation and Safety Compliance Officer for a mid-sized senior living organization managing and operating 10+ facilities throughout Florida. Her HR, Safety, and Risk Management duties ranged from development and construction of new buildings, facility acquisition, through all phases of facility operation. She was additionally responsible for the development of all safety procedure development, training, site reviews, data and information collection and reporting, as well as functioning as the corporate liaison with insurance providers and State, Local and Federal Agencies.
Prior to working in the Senior Living Industry for ten years, Michele worked as a Safety and HR Manager for twelve years in the General Industry and Commercial Construction Industry, where she completed on-site job site safety inspections and taught new hire, annual, and targeted safety training.
Mathews’ HR Consulting Services is currently supporting several clients in General Business, Construction, Healthcare, Senior Living, Manufacturing, and Veterinarian on project based and on-going support with: reviewing, recommending, and assisting in implementing policies, developing and conducting site visit protocols, working with senior management to review data and develop stronger systems, conduct safety walk-throughs, post-accident site walk-throughs, conducting the annual safety and compliance reviews, insure all their written policies and Safety Data Sheets follow OSHA & GHS regulations, conducting new hire and annual employee safety training, and providing CPR/AED/First Aid and OSHA 10-hour/30-hour training on-site.
Michele is an Authorized OSHA Trainer for both OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour Training. Michele is an Authorized CPR/ AED/ First Aid Trainer for both the American Red Cross and American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) and has been actively training in OSHA and CPR/AED/First Aid for several years. Michele has been accepted by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) to sit for the upcoming Safety Management Specialist (SMS) exam, with her verified 225 qualified months of Safety Management Experience.
Currently enrolled in an M.B.A. program with concentration in Human Resources Management; Michele holds a BA in Human Resources Management, as well as, an AA in Psychology. In addition, Michele is ALF Core Certified, has a Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification and is also a Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).