Katrese DawsonKatrese Dawson, MSHR

Professional Summary

A Human Resources Professional with 8 years of expertise in all facets of employment law, benefits administration, recruitment & retention and compensation & payroll within small business and corporations. Skilled in collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business and financial objectives. Instrumental in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and implementing HRIS technology solutions.

I have spent the past 8 years gaining experience at Cobb Galleria Centre, Kingdom Planners, LLC, Grand Hyatt Atlanta and Hotel Indigo Midtown. I have worked in many industries such as: government, hospitality, travel & tourism, event planning, customer service and transportation industries.

Employment Law

Business Communications

HR Policies & Procedures

Benefits Administration


Employee Relations

Recruitment & Retention

Training & Development

Compensation & Payroll

Information Technology

Risk Management

Performance Management

Organizational Development

Project Management

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Master of Science in Human Resources Management (Organizational Development)

Strayer University, Douglasville, GA, 2014

Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Administration

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 2010

Professional Associations

Society for Human Resource Management Atlanta (SHRM- Atlanta)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources Atlanta (NAAAHR-Atlanta)

Atlanta Diversity Management Advocacy Group (ADMAG)