Dedicated economic analyst for the U.S. Department of Labor with over 15 years of management and research experience. Managed and led junior economists in creating new economic data. Active leader and participant in providing quality community service such as organizing youth church programs, serving as a Girl Scout troop leader, and promoting community health and fitness programs.
Strong leadership skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Skilled data collection
Strong negotiating skills
Proficiency in reviewing legal leases
Superior customer service
Experience with conflict resolution
Destination Services Consultant, 10/2008 to Current DWELLWORKS, LLC – Pittsburgh, PA
Prepare personalized welcome packets and conduct custom area tours for transferees.
Assist domestic and international transferees in finding a rental home, including researching and viewing properties, reviewing and negotiating lease terms, providing instructions on activating utilities, and conducting the final walk though of the rental property.
Provide guidance for international transferees to apply for a Social Security Number, obtain a Pennsylvania Driver's License, and obtain vehicle registration.
Research education options for transferees with children and provide detailed statistical metrics of student performance and arrange for personnel meetings with school representatives.
Created detailed instructions and procedures in order to obtain a social security number and Pennsylvania driver's license for the transferees.
Assist with departure services for international transferees.
Local Area Representative, 11/2011 to Current GO AU PAIR – Pittsburgh, PA
Conduct pre-screening of families to communicate the guidelines of the au pair program and ensure they have appropriate accommodations and meet the requirements for an au pair.
Conduct orientations with the host family and au pair to communicate the rules and guidelines of the State Department's au pair program and review expectations of the host family with the au pair.
Contact both parties on a monthly basis and plan cultural outings for the au pairs.
Interact with host families and au pairs to develop work plans and resolve conflicts that may arise between them
Market and advertise Go Au Pair through appropriate social media outlets such as Craigs List and follow through with business opportunities to discuss the au pair program though Go Au Pair.
Supervisory Economist, 06/2003 to 11/2007 BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Technical Economist, 01/2000 to 05/2003 Supervisory Economist
Led a research committee of high-level economists managing the development of new economic data that would more accurately deflate the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Supervised a group of economists researching new international services price indexes by overseeing their research, recommending areas for further analysis, and providing feedback on their analysis.
Represented the International Price Program at various conferences and governmental agency meetings.
Developed a management training program for the orientation of new employees and presented this program to all Bureau of Labor Statistics managers.
Assisted in developing an office intranet which allowed for easier communication between many groups within the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Researched and documented all aspects of the development and production of services price indexes, which included exploring issues, data sources, customer needs.
Managed a team of five analysts responsible for determining the feasibility of publishing an export financial services price index.
Developed written requirements for creating a computer system to weight, reprice, and calculate indexes for a new services price index, export travel and tourism.
Team Leader Economist, 09/1998 to 12/1999 BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Developed and improved international service price indexes for air passenger and export travel and tourism industries.
Managed the resampling efforts for air passenger price indexes to maintain the accuracy of the data.
Coordinated and reviewed production and publication output of 5 services price analysts.
Economist, 06/1993 to 08/1998 Bureau of Labor Statistics
Maintained the quality and accuracy of the employment and wage database.
Developed software to electronically update business addresses.
MBA: E Business Technology, 2002 VIRGINIA TECH UNIVERSITY - Blacksburg, VA
Bachelor of Arts: Economics, Minor: Spanish, 1993 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY - Boston, MA
Board of Managers Member - Rose E. Schneider YMCA of Butler County: June 2013- current
Troop Leader - Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania: September 2009 - current
Youth Group Leadership Member - Hope Lutheran Church, Cranberry Township: August 2011-May 2013
Membership Vice President - MOMS Club Cranberry Township: June 2009-May 2010