Executive Assistant and Program Manager
Dedicated educational professional with a strong background in project development and strategic planning. Proven ability to implement strategic goals, coordinate outreach, and execute educational activities that benefit communities. Enthusiastic team-builder with the ability to lead groups and manage multi-faceted projects and programs.
Program/Project Management Microsoft Office/Photoshop/Adobe
Strategic Planning Internal/External Communication
Digital and Social Media Content Google Analytics/AdWords Certified
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI–ST. LOUIS, St. Louis, Missouri
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Business Administration May 2017-Present
Provide high-level administrative support to the Dean, Associate Deans and Department Chairs. Simultaneously coordinate and implement special events, projects, and strategic business plans. Produce high-level communications ranging from highly- confidential to policies and procedures to content for our social media pages and website.
· Established a training program for a customer relations management software for 10 staff members.
· Organize meetings and serve as the point of contact for the Leadership Council, the College’s Advisory Board.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI–ST. LOUIS, St. Louis, Missouri
Program Manager, Executive Education, College of Business Administration May 2017-Present
Manage two certification prep courses for approximately 50 students per semester. Collaborated with director to create a strategic plan and operation procedures. Designed and initiated a digital media marketing campaign. Developed and performed a program analysis and facilitated improvements based on feedback from stakeholders.
· Enrollment grew by 67% resulting in approximately 263% growth in profits in the last year.
· Initiated our first corporate partnership for an on-campus training course in fall 2018.
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY OF ST. LOUIS, St. Louis, Missouri
Temporary Gift Acknowledgement Assistant November 2016-April 2017
Researched data for all individual and institutional donations and other transaction-related correspondence. Prepared acknowledgment letters for all donations and pledges on a regular basis. Outlined supporting information to senior management for personalized acknowledgment and donation-related communication.
· Assisted in entering, processing, and acknowledging more than 500,000 gifts during the campaign year.
· Communicated with more than 1,300 donors by writing and editing over 100 letters a day.
ST. LOUIS BUSINESS HEALTH COALITION, St. Louis, Missouri
Temporary Assistant Project Manager August 2016-November 2016
Assisted in maintaining a database of over 40,000 medical care providers in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Researched information needed to provide clear information to employers about their medical care providers. Corresponded with all stakeholders through email, phone, and other forms of customer service outlets.
· Both projects, ChooseWell and CareWell, were launched by the beginning of September.
· Composed personalized medical rating to more than 1,500 primary care physicians.
TEACH FOR AMERICA CORPS, BALSZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Phoenix, Arizona
Middle School Mathematics Teacher/Interventionist July 2014 – June 2016
Served as a member of a selective national service corps, committed to teaching two years in an under-resourced public school. Worked with students grades four through eight, developing strategies to help them improve their mathematical skills. Taught over 100 6th, 7th, and 8th graders in a rigorous curriculum that improved the student’s mathematical skills. As an 8th grade math teacher, prepared students for the AZMerit test. Coached 7th/8th grade and Junior Varsity Girls Soccer team and advised as a Behavior Mentor.
· All students showed improvement in basic math skills. 85% of students mastered multiplication and division facts.
· Selected as Teach for America’s Sponsor a Teacher Community Ambassador. The program raised $80,000 by fostering community relationships.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT, Washington, D.C.
Green Zone Environmental Program Team Leader June 2013 – August 2013
Created and managed a schedule of 35 community outreach activities, improvement projects, and speakers. Supervised and led 50 inner-city youth between the ages of 13 and 21 with other team leaders. Trained youth in conservation and gardening methods.
· Successfully led the group in cleaning a Five by Five block radius in Anacostia, Washington, D.C.
Community Service Activities
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES, St. Louis, Missouri December 2017 – Present
Guest Services Staff
Supervise families, guests, and volunteers in three different locations during weekend hours. Ensure great hospitality and accommodations to all families in need.
JUNIOR LEAGUE, St. Louis, Missouri September 2016 – Present
Organize and lead community service projects in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The projects vary in size and description depending on the organization’s needs.
PHI MU FRATERNITY, St. Louis, Missouri August 2016 – Present
Academic Excellence Advisor
Mentor and guide the Academic Excellence director at Saint Louis University to coordinate the education program for the members of our fraternity. The programming instills the mission and core values of Phi Mu.
Education & Training
Project Management Professional (PMP) ® Certification Prep Course, Spring 2019
Executive Education, College of Business Administration, University of Missouri – St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
Masters in Secondary Education, May 2016
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a Minor in Environmental Studies, May 2013
School of International Studies, American University, Washington, D.C.
Teach For America—St. Louis Corps-Alumni Advisory Board August, 2018-Present
Community Service Public Relations Council October 2016-Present
A Board Member serving as the Programming Chair. Built the profitable breakfast roundtable programming.