Communication focused, former co owner of women's boutique with a knowledge of coordination, management and advertisement with a comprehensive background supporting U.S. military financial operations and master of ceremonies in roles of increasing responsibility during a 5 year career in the U.S. Army. Effective communicator and executor who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results.
Awarded Certificate of Achievement Commandant's List in 2009.
Awarded Certificate of Achievement Meritorious Achievement Customer Service in 2009.
Awarded Army Achievement Medal in 2010.
Received Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
Received National Defense Service Medal.
Received Korean Defense Service Medal.
Personally responsible for servicing support to over 5,000 soldiers, and family members in Camp Humphreys Korea, Osan AFB Korea, and Suwon AFB Korea communities.
Personally responsible for processing over $100,000 of Temporary Lodging Allowance payments, and over $5,000 in Temporary Lodging Allowance advances.
Created and acknowledged for methodically placing an audit system for Finance Department.
Maintained an accuracy rate of 92% in the military pay processing system.
Selected from more than 20 strong verbal communication soldiers to represent the military unit as the speaker/MC, during change of command ceremonies, unit functions, and BOSS news and updates.
Personally responsible for welcoming high ranking officers and enlisted NCOs into our military unit through interviews and welcoming ceremonies.
Expanded multi-lateral relations with Korean communities and US soldier to strengthen communication, morale, entertainment, and partnership.
Performed duties specific to budgeting, disbursing, and accounting for government funds; payment for travel and commercial vendor services; pay support of Soldiers and foreign national employees; and internal control operations. Received and posted funding, commitment and obligation documents to accounting and budget systems. Received and processed treasury checks for payment. Maintained disbursing files and prepared periodic financial reports. Prepared, received, and reviewed vouchers, contracts, and invoices. Received a COA and Army Achievement Medal for my attention to detail and outstanding customer service. I returned from Korea in July of 2010, when my tour was over and PCSd to Fort Bragg, where I later medically separated, November
Performed or supervised unit, direct and general support level maintenance on SENTINEL and FIREFINDER radar electronic assemblies and associated equipment and meteorological equipment. Troubleshot radar and associated equipment assemblies, sub assemblies, modular and circuit elements with common and system peculiar test equipment for deficiencies and malfunctions. Repaired, removed, and/or replaced defective components and parts. Tested, performed quality control, and maintained equipment logs and records for radars.
Controlled change of command ceremonies; delivered prompting for seating, presentation of Army Marching Band, high ranking officials and officers, foreign and domestic. Delivered remarks from officers and soldiers alike during promotion ceremonies, unit and post wide functions. Orchestrated events and coordination of timing for speaking purposes. Prepared dialog for recipients of ceremonies when needed and trained on forum setup for live as well as broadcast scripts.
Coursework in Accounting, Business, and Management.
Minor in Business Administration.
Transferred all credits from previous schools to UMUC and have 93 credit hours. I will be graduating in January of 2014.
Attended Fayetteville State University majoring in Accounting in 2003-2006 and began preparing to join the army. Coursework in Accounting and Business Communication.
Awarded a track and field scholarship in 1998, with concentrations on competing professionally. Coursework in Accounting and Computer Programming. I attended St. Augustine's College until 2001 when my mother became ill.
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