Name : Geoffrey Imperatore
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Fairfax, VA
Job Title Human Resources
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 Geoffrey R. Imperatore

6021 Crupper Place, Fairfax, Virginia 22030

Cell: 703.201.7898



A senior level Human Resources professional with a extensive background in providing innovative Human Resources programs and strategies both within the federal contracting arena and in commercial markets domestically and overseas . Have consistently and effectively played a pivotal business partner role in diverse business markets by improving process, utilizing technology, adding value, cutting costs, building infrastructure, recruiting staff and aligning business processes through the implementation of Human Resources strategies. The combination of experience and business acumen fuses my ability to partner and build relationships at all levels within an organization enabling me to galvanize the workforce around key business goals and objectives.


Experience in HR disciplines include but not limited to;

Administration                         Facilities Management             Policy & Procedures

Best Practices                           HR Strategies                           Process Engineering

Change Management               Immigration                             Project Management

Coaching, Consulting               IPO Preparation                                   Safety             

Compensation & Benefits        Labor Relations                       Short/Long Term Planning

Compliance                              Leadership Development        Stock Plan Management

Conflict Resolution                    Merger & Acquisition                        Succession Planning

Employee Relations                 Organizational Development   Talent Acquisition & Retention

Employment Law                      Performance Management     Training & Employee Development

Work Experience


Independent Human Resources Consultant

(May 2013 - Present)

As an independent Human Resources consultant I provide Human Resources executives and senior management with consulting services in the areas of Human Resources Strategy and Development, Process Engineering, Workforce Development, Merger and Acquisition, Compliance and Organizational Development by performing analysis and applying methodologies and Best Practices. 



Director of Human Resources Strategy and Development

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

(August 2009 – May 2013)


The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is a public non-profit agency providing Bus and Rail transportation services to the greater Washington DC area including Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland. 12,000 employees.


My position as the Director of Human Resources Strategy and Development was a unique blend of strategic vision and planning combined with tactical hands-on application.

  • Created a change orientated business partner relationships to provide human resources leadership

  • Worked with Labor Relations department in the management and administration of five Collective Bargaining Agreements representing 10,000 employees.

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  • Aligned and established the direction for strategic HR initiatives

  • Provided guidance, counsel, and support in all areas of human resources including, assessment, organizational development, change management, succession planning and training.

  • Developed, compensation, benefits, policy, procedure and process engineering along with performance management.

  • Directed the tactical day-to-day work as it applies to a strategic business vision and balance the long term department and company-wide strategic objectives.


Vice President – Human Resources

CNSI, Rockville, Maryland

CNSI, Chennai, India

(July 2007 – August 2009)


CNSI is a privately owned federal contractor that delivers a broad portfolio of information technology (IT) and business processing outsourcing (BPO) solutions to a diverse base of federal, state and local government agencies and commercial enterprises including Defense, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare, Homeland Security/Law Enforcement and Transportation. CNSI provides Healthcare solutions, Healthcare products and Medicare claims processing platforms.


As Vice President of Human Resources, recruited by the CAO, my role was to oversee all elements of the Human Resources function within the federal contracting environment.

  • Successfully built a strategic Human Resources infrastructure by aligning the direction of the Human Resources department into a targeted business partner role.

  • Provided HR strategy and information for successful RFP response

  • Providing integrated leadership to all human capital strategies, programs and processes and elevated the performance of the leadership team enabling company growth

  • Targeted recruiting efforts in support of geographically challenging contracts

  • Implemented a “management by objective” environment along with the execution of performance management methodologies resulting in a performance based compensation program that motivated employees, increased morale and reduced turnover

  • Supported the delivery of contract requirements by partnering with the heads of the Strategic Business Units (SBU) and their customers.


HR Executive – Merger and Acquisitions

World Savings Mortgage and Loan, Fairfax, Virginia

(Dec 2003 – Jul 2007)


World Savings was a 100 Billion dollar publicly traded corporation headquartered in Oakland, California employing 17,000 employees with brick & mortar banking centers located on the west coast and mortgage and loan centers across the continental United States.


As an HR Executive my responsibilities were to lead the HR function of a strategic team that would position the company for sale on the Wall Street market.

  • Enhanced existing business lines and assisted in the development of new business within the Banking, Mortgage and Real Estate Investment industries.

  • Conducted due diligence in the acquisition of companies and businesses that supported World’s business development in these specific areas.

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  • Advised “C” level executives on such matters as strategy, compliance, legal risk and exposure, retention, process management, organizational development and executive compensation.

  • Responsible for analyzing and implementing change to all aspects of human resources including organizational structure, staffing, training and development.

  • Analyzed compensation and benefits programs for compliance ensuring compliance, consistency and fairness throughout the organization.

  • The result of our team effort was to successfully position the bank for a record 25 Billion dollar sale.


Corporate Vice President of Human Resources

CORT Business Services, Fairfax, Virginia

CORT Business Affiliate, Beijing, China

(Jun 2000 – Dec 2003)


CORT Business Services is a Berkshire-Hathaway Warren Buffet organization with 3,400 employees nationwide serving federal contracting and commercial markets. Revenues in 2003 exceeded 700M


 As the Corporate Vice President of Human Resources  recruited by and reporting to the President and CEO, my role was to manage a Human Resources function that encompassed over 80 locations in 38 states.

  • Managed a Human Resources team that included a Vice President and a national staff of over 30 human resources professionals including eight off-site HR managers.

  • Oversaw the execution of all Human Resources function including Programs, Policies, Procedures, Organizational Development, Payroll, Compliance, Training, Compensation, Benefits, Merger and Acquisition, Recruiting/Retention, Labor Relations and Asset Management which included the strategic design and development of programs to support existing and new business ventures both in the United States and overseas.

  • Successfully developed HR strategies and tactics for the human capital oversight of 80 retail centers and regional warehouses.

  • Designed corporate manager training program to promote retention of qualified employees,.

  • Created a safety division to ensure employee safety and compliance with OHSA requirements and reduced down time due to work related injuries.

  • Directed the human resources activity for one startup market including creation of a Human Resources department and total organizational design.

  • Completed the due diligence process for 32 acquisitions including integration and blending of benefits, compensation and retirement plans.


Vice President, Human Resources

SYTEL, Inc., Bethesda, Maryland

(Jan 1999 – Jun 2000)


The Sytel Corporation is an E Business Solutions Federal Contractor providing IT support and hardware to twenty-one federal agencies totaling revenues in excess of 150 million dollars and 500 employees.


 As Vice President of Human Resources recruited by the President and CEO I was responsible for the oversight of the entire Human Resources function within the federal contracting arena and

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worked with the executive management team in planning and positioning the company for Initial Public Offering.


  • Developed a cross-functional compensation plan that focused field management on teamwork.

  • Served as Project manager overseeing the Human Resources outsourcing program

  • Provided HR support to new emerging 8(a) companies

  • Worked in unison with program managers and customers providing analysis into long term and short term human capital needs and solutions.

  • < > Service Contract Act employees, initiated programs in employee retention, training, compensation, benefits, organizational development, asset management, facilities and acquisition. Worked directly with the executive staff in planning strategies, implementing change and positioning the company for rapid growth.

  • Managed the internal employee stock option plan to include SEC compliance, executive incentives, options and bonuses.


Commissioned Officer, United States Navy

(Feb 1985 – Jan 1994)

  • Final Rank: Commander (05)



  • Bachelor’s Degree BA (Sociology), Hofstra University

  • Master’s Degree, M.Div (Theology), Virginia Seminary

  • GPHR

  • SHRM training in Employment Law and Labor Relations


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