Senior HR Manager
Driving HR functional excellence


Relevant Skills

Full-cycle HR support, Leading the resolution for grievances and contract additions, Building multiple best-in-class organizations

Expertise Summary
  • Weston, PHR has 20+ years of experience as a Senior Human Resources Manager and Business Partner for large and small retail, food production, consumer packaged goods, and agriculture industries and has 2+ years of experience in cannabis.
  • As a Sr. Regional HR Business Partner for a cannabis company, Weston delivered best in class HR and business leader support for 13 retail stores, 2 cultivation locations, and 1 distribution site (450 people).
    • He was the Union Subject Matter expert for the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), including leading the resolution for grievances, contract additions, and edits to align business in a changing and challenging environment.
  • At a premier e-commerce company, Weston was both strategic and hands-on providing full-cycle HR support to the fulfillment centers–about 5,500 associates.
    • He executed people initiatives, providing great internal customer support, and drove HR functional excellence and process improvement.
  • For a leading food manufacturer, Weston was the HR architect that led the project that changed the HR department from a transactional partner to a true business partner/consultant model, resulting in the set up of the HR Center of Excellence for the leaders.
    • He is well versed in building multiple best-in-class organizations in the areas of strategic planning, workforce planning, recruiting/staffing, employee relations (union and non-union), leadership training, employee development, talent management, diversity and inclusion, policy development and implementation, government compliance, safety, and security.
  • Weston has strong communication, relationship-building and listening skills, and is polished, approachable, and open-minded.
    • He communicates at all levels, including presenting to the senior management team.
    • He is willing to travel to site locations as needed.

2022 Cannabis Industry Salary Guide

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