to Current East Tennessee State University – Johnson City,
Responsible to the Director of the Innovation Lab and Executive Director of the ETSU Research Foundation for managing administrative, operational, financial, and technical services for the Innovation Laboratory.
Operations manager duties including but not limited to: managing daily operations; managing budget functions; planning and making decisions required for project completion and resource allocation; providing financial accounting services for the Innovation Laboratory and ETSU Research Foundation; providing business and technical services for tenants; creating and managing all leases for the ETSU Research Foundation; producing and managing the Innovation Laboratory web site; managing the Innovation Studios Video Conference Services; managing the Innovation Studios Recording Services; and creating and producing virtual tours of the Innovation Lab facilities.
Telecommunications manager duties including but not limited to: responsible for the planning, purchase, installation, and management of telecommunications for the Innovation Laboratory; installing, repairing, and maintaining computers and peripheral equipment for shared spaces; installing and terminating cabling systems; isolating, diagnosing and repairing network issues; programming of routers, switches, firewalls and other network equipment; monitoring network and bandwidth usage; managing Microsoft Exchange server; creating and managing user databases; implementing and managing network security; researching, developing and implementing improvements to all technical systems; and training all users on equipment and software.
Accounts Payable Supervisor, 01/2001
to 03/2002 Flour City Architectural Metals – Gray,
Responsible for day-to-day payables duties including account reconciliation, prepare and post accounts payable, filing of invoices, respond to vendor inquiries, investigate invoices and compare with original purchase orders and receivers, processing and payment of travel expenses, direct and control overall workflow for the unit to ensure all work is processed timely and the closing schedules are met, generate and print system checks with or without payment advices for current payables and forced transactions, supervise accounts payable staff and develop process improvements, general office management duties such as establishing utility services, new cell phone service for new field employees, scheduling maintenance and janitorial services, and all duties required as assistant to Director of Finance.
Company lay-off / Plant Closed.
District Administrative Assistant, 11/1999
to 11/2000 Konover Property Trust – Blountville,
Responsible for administrative duties for centers in Tennessee and Alabama including accounts payable and.
receivable and related reports, aged receivables, rent roll, internet and computer training, leasing and exhibitor.
agreements, filing general liability claims, petty cash reconciliation, monthly and quarterly district newsletters,.
and payroll duties.
Company lay-off / District office closed.
to 08/1999 LaDonna Hilton Superior Electric – Kingsport,
Responsible for estimating and managing of all project bids, pricing and negotiating purchases with vendors,.
maintaining adequate material levels for all field work, coordination and scheduling of projects and project.
personnel, managing of employee earnings and promotions, hiring and terminating employees, accounts.
receivable and payable, payroll and benefits, and all general office duties.
Company lay-off / Company sold.
Administrative Assistant, 09/1996
to 08/1997 All-Phase Electric – Kingsport,
Responsible for all incoming calls, billing of accounts in network system, internet and computer training,.
entering material orders in a network setting and pulling stock, filing repair and warranty claims, cash drawer.
reconciliation and related reports, bank deposits and all payroll duties.
Lead Warehouse Technician, 09/1994
to 09/1996 Intermedia Partners – Kingsport,
Responsible for $5 million+ inventory, issuing and receiving cable and internet equipment, trouble-shooting and repairing malfunctioning equipment, performing monthly converter inventory and quarterly construction stock inventory, maintaining adequate stock levels in all departments, managing shipping and receiving, negotiating obsolete cable converter sales, forklift operator and maintaining intricately detailed records of customers charged with theft of service.
Material Tracking, 10/1993
to 09/1994 CDI Engineering – Kingsport,
Responsible for tracking of materials for 25+/- construction projects, creating and maintaining extensive.
spreadsheets and flowcharts, creating purchase requisitions and transmittals for Tennessee Eastman Corporation.
projects, coordinating with vendors and engineers to expedite orders and decrease lead-time, acting assistant to.
payroll department and receptionist.
B.S: Interdisciplinary Studies,
5 1996 Northeast State Technical Community College East Tennessee State University - Blountville Johnson City,
TN Interdisciplinary Studies
A.S: General Studies Information Technology,
5 2007 General Studies Information Technology
A.A.S: General Technology,
8 2007 General Technology
COMMUNITY SERVICE Executive Director The Fall Branch Historical Society 2005-Present Founded and manages the Fall Branch Historical Society; a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving the history of Fall Branch, Tennessee through the restoration and protection of the community's architecture.