Gina Hughes (previously Rhoads) joined Halakar as Executive Assistant and Office Manager in February of 2015, and has since assumed the responsibilities of Brokerage Support and Marketing. She manages the office’s operational needs including Human Resources, recruiting, new initiatives, company events, I.T. and supplies, as well as being the EA to the CEO. Gina is the coordinator for Halakar’s website, markets property listings, orders property signage, and supports the brokerage team administratively.
Prior to joining the company, Ms. Hughes worked in the Global Learning and Development Department in HR at ExactTarget, a well-known Indianapolis-based digital marketing company. Earlier, she held HR positions in Recruiting and in Global Learning and Development at Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM).
Ms. Hughes’s 20+ years of experience includes process development and improvement, adult learning, onboarding, database creation and administration, surveying/metrics, recruiting, event coordination, negotiation, talent management systems, e-learning module creation and implementation, learning management systems, behavioral assessment administration, and HR special projects.
An example of her proven expertise is successfully onboarding over 2,000 global new hires and coordinating two employee orientation events per month during a 2 year and 7 month time period at ExactTarget. This also included travel, communications, IT equipment, and desk needs for every new hire. Simultaneously, she coordinated all other company learning and development events as well as supporting her team administratively.
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Training Magazine – Top 125 Winner (ExactTarget team award), 2013 and 2014
ABATE of Indiana – Member
Moose International – Member
United Way – volunteer for multiple humanitarian projects
Ms. Hughes studied Graphic Design at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois and has participated in numerous adult learning and development training sessions, including gaining certification in Franklin Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.