Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications Passionate about effective customer service
Able to coordinate and execute projects with attention to detail and organization
Innovative, quick learner and critical thinker
Professional phone etiquette
Excellent communication skills
Accurate and detailed
Articulate and well-spoken
Excellent planner and coordinator
Administrative Assistant & Consultant08/2010
to Current CROSSROADS ADVENTIST PREPARATORY SCHOOL Dynamic and Innovative Christian Elementary Prep School – Ellicott City,
Major Accomplishments Implemented "Healthy Howard" Program and received Silver School Recognized status.
Developed S.T.E.M Partnership with Port Discovery Children's Museum General Duties Maintain Accelerated Reader , Google Apps and RenWeb School Software.
Respond to phone and e-mail inquiries.
Greet and assist visitors, guests and vendors.
Create school documents and correspondence.
Coordinate and monitor school events, including school literacy incentive programs such as Read Across America.
Manage school registration and financial processes; Conduct School tours.
Maintain Afterschool Enrichment Program.
Act as community outreach/public relations liaison.
Organize all new hire, security and temporary paperwork.
New Home Sales Assistant06/2010
to Current SLC, INC – Fairfax,
Provide superior customer service to prospective home buyers and national builders.
Assist with preparation of purchaser documentation.
Show various model homes and answer all inquiries pertaining to model home specifications.
Top Builders served: Beazer Homes, Toll Brothers, and D.R. Horton
President & Sole Proprietor04/2008
to 07/2010 VER-CHE-WAL (Virtual Assistant company) – Severn,
Obtained and established Leads.
Researched various resources and contacts (online & other) to assist clients with business growth and development.
Successfully assisted with advertising and promoting events via online media resources and relevant local venues.
Located people & business for mass mailings and target outreach audiences.
Conducted Internet research through available websites for Secretary of State filings, Real Estate Property Tax Information and Internet Phone Books.
to 12/2005 KING & SPALDING, LLP – Washington,
Managed all Library functions in Washington DC office of Atlanta-based firm and reported to Local Administrative Director and Atlanta Library Director.
Supervised staff of four including two Reference Librarians, an Administrative Assistant and a Library Technician.
Coordinated local Library relocation/move.
Learned new budget software and prepared budgets accordingly.
Maintained relationship with all online, book and outsourced Library vendors.
Planned and coordinated all National Library Week marketing and promotional events to lawyers and staff.
Regional/East Coast Practice Support Manager06/2000
to 08/2004 SQUIRE, SANDERS & DEMPSEY LLP – Washington,
Effectively managed and supervised all
practice support functions including docket, records and library in Washington, D.C., Tysons Corner,
Tampa, Miami, New York, Rio and Houston offices of the firm.
Provided detailed legal and business development research for
attorneys and staff in regional offices.
Made recommendations for acquisitions, online services and
library automation software.
Developed and monitored departmental capital and operating
budgets, expenditures and variance reports.
appraisals for records, library and docket personnel.
Promoted and taught “Resources on the Web” training courses for
all regional attorneys and staff.
Master of Library Science: Law Librarianship 1988School of Information Science and Policy-
State University of New York-Albany
Recipient of Louise Giles Minority Scholarship-American Library Association
One of the first students to receive a Library of Congress Internship
Distinguished Alumni recognition
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts /French & Canadian Studies 1986State University of New York-Stony Brook-
Liberal Arts/French Language and Civilization, African and Latin American Studies
Universite Laval, Quebec, Centre D'enseignement Des Langues Vivantes- Exchange Student
Parent Volunteer of the Year Trophy, Who's Who In American Law, Who's Who in America, White House Conference on
Library And Information Services Certificate, Outstanding Young Women of
America, Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Louise
Giles Minority Scholarship - American Library Association, Graduate
Assistantship - School of Information Science and Policy, Exchange
Student Scholarship - Canadian Government, Dean's List, State University of New
York at Stony Brook
Acquisitions, Automation, Budgets, Business Development, Customer Service, Database Management, Dialog, Dun & Bradstreet, E-mail, Google Apps for Business & Education, Lexis/Nexis, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word, Microsoft Word, Internet Research, Social Media, Performance Appraisals, Real Estate, RenWeb, Research, Westlaw
HONORS AND AWARDS
Who's Who In American Law, Who's Who in America, White House Conference on Library And Information Services Certificate, Outstanding Young Women of America, Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Louise Giles Minority Scholarship - American Library Association, Graduate Assistantship - School of Information Science and Policy, Exchange Student Scholarship - Canadian Government, Dean's List, State University of New York at Stony Brook.