HR Specialist and Trainer
Gabriela Yzunza has more than 20 years of experience helping businesses and organizations succeed. Gabriela started her career with the Mexican Bank for Foreign Trade where she worked in international trade and took companies to the largest food and beverage trade shows in the world. After 5 years in this role, Gabriela was asked to share her experiences with companies countrywide, starting her in the field of training and public speaking. Gabriela also served as a Trade Commissioner in New York for 8 years, while earning her Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
Her understanding of business and employment law along with her negotiation skills and diplomatic style allowed her to transition into a role as the head of the Human Resources department for a complex, international company where she discovered her true calling: Human Resources.
Her ability to interact in a positive manner at all levels of the organization proved very valuable in handling employee relations that alone reduced the company’s legal expenses dramatically during her tenure with the company. Gabriela is enthusiastic about all aspects of Human Resources management and is always eager to help create solid HR strategies that will help companies achieve their goals. Companies with large population of Hispanic employees will benefit tremendously from her expertise and involvement. Gaby can also handle the communication strategy with Spanish-speaking employees and she is also well versed in Affordable Care Act compliance and benefits administration. In particular she enjoys providing harassment and management training in Spanish.