author resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Multi-faceted entrepreneur with solid experience spanning across myriad subject matter. Designed and built successful businesses from the ground up. Experienced business leader with demonstrated strategic planning and problem-solving abilities. Successful at coaching and training staff to handle customer and business needs. Seasoned speaker and writer.

  • Starting a small business from scratch
  • Strategic planning
  • Content and brand development
  • Project estimates and negotiation
  • Team collaboration
  • Expertise in serving the Senior market; in automotive, retail and service oriented businesses
  • Promotions, advertising, and marketing
  • Copywriting, editing, and voice-overs
  • Partnership development
  • Account services
  • Self publishing
Education and Training
Immaculata University Immaculata, PA Expected in 05/2005 Bachelor of Arts : Organization Dynamics - GPA :
  • Summa cum laude graduate
  • Additional studies in Spanish, Marketing Management, Communication and Fine Arts, Advanced Presentation Skills, Managing Conflict & Confrontation, Coaching Skills, and Stress Management
Lineage Logistics - Author/Creative Writer
Broomfield, CO, 2005 - Current
  • Published 2018, It's JUSTUFF, the art of letting go
  • The Golden Times, and Daily Local News: Series of articles addressing the complex needs of the senior market in transition
  • Historical fiction and women's fiction novels
  • Short stories and children's books
  • Creative campaign design and copywriting for television, radio, blog, magazine, newspaper, direct mail, and online promotions
  • In-depth writing research
  • Coordinated with subject matter experts for interviews and topic generation (WHYY)
  • Applied strong writing and editing abilities to produce compelling and effective content
The Integer Group - Owner/Operator
Bentonville, AR, 06/2005 - 01/2021
  • Conducted extensive market research for developing a company specifically designed to address growing needs of the senior market
  • Composed business plan
  • Marketed, advertised and promoted company services
  • Developed company website
  • Ensured positive customer outcomes through providing exemplary service
  • Developed and implemented successful sales strategies
  • Assembled and managed teams to service client needs
  • Articles: Immaculata Magazine, Spring 2013, Something Magical Happened at Immaculata, Chester County Life Magazine, May/June 2011, From Heart to Home - LifeStyle Transitions, The Golden Times and The Daily Local News, series of articles related to senior lifestyle transitions
  • Awards: 2009 Chester County Women's Commission, Tough Women for Tough Times, Mainline Magazine, 100 Most Loved Businesses
  • Book, Blog, and Speaking: It's JUSTUFF, the art of letting go, published 2018. Featured expert - NBC10, Tracy Davidson Show, WCHE Radio, Phil McFadden Show, Guest speaker for Toll Brothers, Lockheed Martin Retirees, EXPO speaker; and numerous retirement communities
  • Board of Directors: Chester County Estate Planning Council, Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance, VP, Aging With Wisdom
Penumbra Inc. - Non-Profit Founder
Salt Lake City, UT, 2009 - 2016
  • Co-wrote 501c3 application for non-profit status approval
  • Led startup and opening of non-profit organization
  • Devised organizational vision, mission and foundational structure
  • Wrote policies and organizational structures
  • Collaborated with community partners to develop and actualize strategic plans to advance mission and objectives
  • Designed operational and donation processing procedures
  • Hosted fundraising events
  • Coordinated and directed volunteers
  • Promoted company public profile by delivering speeches, writing articles and presenting at EXPOs and conferences
Bozell Worldwide - Account Supervisor
City, STATE, -
  • Managed co-op advertising accounts for two boards/zones, totaling over $20M
  • Discussed strategic direction to achieve overall business and marketing objectives
  • Collaborated with account support team to drive long-term growth and success
  • Communicated corporate marketing programs
  • Organized and conducted board meetings
  • Researched, designed and executed a multi-faceted program for the women's market
  • Orchestrated strategic partnerships comprised of high profile media and topic experts
  • Met with Board Presidents to establish realistic monthly and annual sales goals and objectives
  • Strengthened product branding initiatives and coordinated effective marketing campaigns
Radnor Hunt Concours D'Elegance - Event Coordinator
City, STATE, 2012 - 2014
  • Directed event logistics, vendor solicitation, scheduling and coordination
  • Developed an integrative site plan
  • Coordinated vendors, timelines and budgets
  • Directed event production in collaboration with sponsors, hosts and internal teams
  • Assessed event success and identified improvement areas through feedback
  • Designed and maintained spreadsheets documenting budget, vendor and facility expenses
  • Boosted event success through administration of on-site service requests and event logistics
  • Recommended cost-saving strategies
  • Initiated negotiations with vendors and subcontractors to meet event budget
  • Grew revenues for the designated charity

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School Attended

  • Immaculata University

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  • Author/Creative Writer
  • Owner/Operator
  • Non-Profit Founder
  • Account Supervisor
  • Event Coordinator


  • Bachelor of Arts

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