September 2009 to November 2009
Williams Plant Services, Seabrook, NH
Â· Administrative Assistant in contractor position for the Nuclear Outage/ Core Replacement at Seabrook Nuclear Station, NH.
Â· Provided Computer assistance to workers logging in to e-soms Project Management and Safety recording devices, monitoring all responsible parties on repair and replacement projects for personnel and equipment protection.
Â· Homeland Security and Nuclear Regulatory Commission Security clearances obtained and active for one year.
July 2008 to February 2009
CCI, Inc. Kittery, Maine
Â· Office Manager, serving Project Managers, supervisors and assisting with RFI’s, Daily Reports, other documentation of progress for Naval contracts and subcontractors. Assisting with time sensitive materials.
Â· Preparing documents, spreadsheets, filing creation, and completing document collections for submittal to Navy. Copying, faxing, email management, network and desktop assistance.
Â· Facilities requirements, purchasing and maintaining equipment, supplies, upkeep, filing invoices, receipts to accounting. Research for best price/best practice.
Laid off as a result of economic downturn.
October 2008 to July 2009
Home Depot, NH, Associate in Garden and Flooring Specialties
Â· Customer service, preparing complex sales and design plans, submitting them to expeditor process.
Â· Inventory, DIY education, receiving and stocking.
September 2005 to April 2008
John Vargas Construction, Raymond, NH
Â· Responding to clients’ inquiries. Preparing documents, Estimates
Â· Billing, A/P, A/R, Maintaining files, managing expensing.
Â· Ordering, bids for materials and inventory
Â· Preparing ads, cards brochures for marketing materials.
Officeteam, Adecco, Connexions– Boston, MA and NH– Long Term Contracting Assignements
Â· Executive Assistant, Office management/senior support services for long term assignments
Â· Property Management in large student oriented complexes in Boston. Rental, repair direction, A/R, A/P.
Â· Engineering and Construction (Utilities), Biotech and research support for grants, articles, scheduling
Â· Consulting/Marketing, Non-Profit, Higher Education support positions
Â· Served as an operational trouble-shooter to administrative operations, redesigning, problem-solving A/R, A/P flow and management, various information systems and recordkeeping.
Separated to relocate to New Hampshire
Sept. 1999 to June 2001
IT FACTORY, Cambridge, MA
Office Manager and Executive Assistant
Â· Established administrative and facilities functions, a US start-up of an international company.
Â· Established all vendor relations, purchasing procedures. Monitored and renegotiated contracts.
Â· Coordinated travel. Point person for planning trade shows and strategic alliance seminars.
Â· Reporting to CFO, tracking AP, expensing. Executive support to 6 senior officers, CEO, Chairman
Â· Manage all HR support duties, benefits planning, and management, legal HR issues for immigrating employees.
Â· Company sold to Lotus/IBM, integrated into their organization.
Jan. 1998 to Nov. 1998
Binary Tree, Stoneham, MA
Office and HR Manager
Â· Established administrative and facilities functions in a prototype office, the first of twenty locations planned worldwide for a Lotus Premium Partner solu tions development company.
Â· Wrote Standard Operating Procedures manual for application to all new sites. Developed orientation programs for new employees. Managed processing of H1 B Immigrant candidates. Confidential materials
Â· Developed recruiting program for developers, web research and screening processes. Provided consultation to Executive VP and liaised to the home office in New York.
Â· Coordinated travel, managed seminar and tradeshow logistics, calendaring. Support for EVP, Sales Director, and four Presidents. Provided memos, spreadsheets, presentations
Â· Downsized, and then closed.
Oct. 1996 to Dec. 1997
Cross Country Group, Medford, MA
Executive Assistant to the President of Call Center Operations
Â· Provided administrative support to the national director, the center manager, 5 assistant managers and 24 supervisors, in emergency roadside call center.
Â· Meeting Management, cc:Mail and agendas; Travel planning and expensing
Â· Prepared documentation for rollouts of new programs. Authored policy manuals plans, training
Â· Using all MS Office Products for daily memos, letters, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.
Â· Developed and rolled out incentive and recognition programs to develop communications skills, teambuilding, and communications. Provided editing and presentation design.
Separated for a management opportunity with another firm.
1984 to 1996
Owner and General Manager, Party Planning Services and Retail Operations
Â· Managed overall operations of a high traffic retail shop, providing residential and commercial floral services, and producing 300 weddings, parties and corporate functions annually.
Â· Time Management, Events Planning
Â· Hired, assessed competencies, trained and evaluated staff of 10-20. Staff management, scheduling, instruction, and development
Â· Managed budgeting, forecasting, purchasing, event assessment
Â· Oversaw accounts receivable, payables, audit trials, pre-tax preparations
Â· Lectured and consulted to industry leaders; developed educational programming for trade, public.
Â· Advanced Skills in MS Office Productsâ€”Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher
Â· Lotus Notes, Lotus 1-2-3, cc:Mail, Palm Pilot, Meeting Maker
Â· Quicken, Peachtree, Sales Force Automation Software
Â· e-SOMS Project Management software
Â· HRIS Proprietary Software, PeopleSoft, Project Net, Photoshop, FoxPro, Pubnet, WebCM
Â· Various Telephone Management Systems, switchboards
Â· Operation and repair of copy and mail/shipping equipment
Â· Red Cross Trained Former Paramedic and First Responder
EDUCATION University of New Hampshire Durham, NH Business Administration