Part-time library assistant and stay-at-home parent with strong communications and computer skills. Unique combination of English degree and MBA with a valuable command of language in a business setting. Master of multi-tasking and time management. Fourteen years’ work experience in a variety of fast-paced corporate settings. Strengths include learning software, writing copy, managing projects and meeting deadlines.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher. Four years’ experience in digital networking through WordPress, Twitter, Facebook and Goodreads.
2016-Present: Library Assistant – Adult Reference Desk and Youth Services Department; Whodunits Book Club leader.
2013-Present: Blogger – Write and publish book reviews. Interact with and promote other bloggers and authors through integrated social media platforms. Actively seek followers on all platforms to establish name brand and build readership. Conduct author interviews. Publish five feature columns: “Blog Views and Other Obsessions,” “What’s That Book?,” “Who’s That Author?,” “Who’s That Indie Author?” and “Who’s That Blogger?”
1993-1996: Executive View Inc. – President. Formed own company providing desktop publishing and marketing services. Prepared financial business presentations. Freelance technical writer for corporate clients. Served on board of local Women’s Referral Network.
1987-1992: Imo Industries Inc. – Executive Analyst for CEO/Chairman of the Board. Prepared financial presentations. Performed due diligence on potential acquisitions. Managed travel and meeting schedules. Planned board meetings and interacted with executive officers, analysts and investment bankers. Teamed with Marketing Director to write and compile 100th anniversary yearbook.
1983-1987: Arltec, Inc. – Executive Assistant to President of Sheraton Hotel franchise company. Purchased and ran company’s first office computer and software. Qualified sales leads for catering department.
1982-1983: Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute – Secretary for Communications director and lobbyists. Word processing, communication with trade association members and meeting planning.
MBA Finance and Investments – George Washington University
BA English Literature – Colgate University
reading, blogging, running