Nina E. woodard serves currently as the President and Chief 'N' Sights Officer for Nina E. Woodard & Associates. She launched this company upon her return to the US at the end of third quarter 2008. Using customized executive coaching and strategic business consulting strategies, Ms. Woodard strives to heighten confidence in business leaders as they move into the Indian and other foreign market places, help them increase their understanding of the cultural nuances influencing business in India and to engage in more meaningful and productive communications with India colleagues all for the purpose of increasing business results. In addition to her consulting practice, Ms. Woodard is a Lecturer at Cal State San Marcos in the College of Business; Adjunct Faculty in Extended Education at Brandman Universities facilitating the HRCI Pre Certification Study Program and at SDSU teaching International HR.
Nina's career has encompassed 32 years in the field of banking. Her rich Human Resources background includes leadership roles in practical day to day activity as well as significant change initiatives, including M and A work and establishing a shared services center for finance. She has worked across North, Central and South America, in the Middle East and in Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. These experiences have given her a truly global business perspective. In all of her roles she worked as an HR Strategic Business Partner with the line managers she supported.
Ms. Woodard currently serves as the mentor and business coach for Husys Consulting in India. She serves as a member of the advisory team for World HR Congress and Asia Pacific HR Congress. She is the 2013 Past President for San Diego SHRM and a member of the Finance Committee for Saint Thomas More, Church. She is a Director Programs and Projects for Vista Silver Star Foundation. Past Board experience includes working on the board of Operation Eyesight International and other community based organizations.
She has a Bachelor's Degree in Management and an MBA from California Coast University and is certified a SHRM - SCP as well as an HRCI Senior Professional in Human Resources and a Global Professional in Human Resources.
My experience includes 30 years in Banking in both line and support functions; 25 of these years were focused on Human Resource Management and were for the last 15 years practiced at the executive management level in global environments. Through my company I am associated with larger and more long standing consulting companies to increase business opportunities and expand products and services.I have direct working experience in Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Argentia, Venezuela, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Nepal and the UAE and well as the US.
In the time with SHRM India, I was able to initiate a strong beginning for their business efforts in India and to transition smoothly to a new team to drive the effort forward. Nina E. Woodard & Associates is now welcoming contacts or opportunities to provide support and share experience with organizations in building strategic international business plans and in support of Business and/or HR initiatives.
Specialties: Understanding and knowledge of working successfully in India, Employee Communications and Interpersonal Skills, The Human Dynamics of Merger and Acquisition Projects, 25 years of solid HR Generalist experience, strong financial services business sense, Excellence in Customer Service Techniques and Management; HR Strategic HR and Business leadership.