Michele A. Mathews, PHR, SHRM-CP ~ Founder
Before starting Mathews HR & Safety 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 the development and construction of new buildings and facility acquisition through all facility operation phases. She was responsible for developing, oversight, and administering all facility-level employment management programs – acquisition, start-ups, employment life-cycle planning, employee training, employee discipline management, and turnaround projects.
In addition, Michele coordinated relevant data and trend analyses between corporate departments, facility management, and third-party insurance teams in the areas of workers’ compensation (cost, frequency, and severity), employee health care administration, and compliance management issues. She was also responsible for developing all safety procedures, training, site reviews, data, information collection, and reporting and 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. She completed on-site job site safety inspections and taught new hire, annual, and targeted safety training.
Michele is an Authorized OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour Trainer for both Construction Industry & General Industry. 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.
Currently enrolled in an M.B.A. program with a concentration in Human Resources Management; Michele holds a BA in Human Resources Management and an AA in Psychology. Michele is also ALF CORE trained.