(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Technically-adept data analyst with advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite and experience maintaining Excel and web-based databases. Dependable and focused employee, offering excellent communication, planning and prioritization. Exceptional troubleshooting and customer service skills.

  • Data migrations
  • Spreadsheet management
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Data analysis
  • Software testing, debugging
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Administrative support
  • Data validation
Indiana University Bloomington, IN Expected in 2009 Bachelor of Arts : Anthropology, Animal Behavior and Criminal Justice - GPA : Member of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Criminal Justice Student Association, and the Undergraduate Anthropology Society
Work History
Department Of Agriculture - Implementation Data Analyst
Lexington, KY, 04/2019 - 04/2020
  • Guided clients through full member database conversions to current Jonas software
  • Assisted over 25 clients holding databases ranging from 40 - 50,0000 members with full conversion projects or specific case work during tenure
  • Ensured each implementation was tailored to client needs by focusing solutions on industry-specific workflow, client base and best-practice protocols
  • Completed and lead several rounds of internal data reviews with Jonas team and external data reviews with clients, throughout the conversion process and on the day of "go live"
  • Traveled quarterly to conduct in-office meetings with other Jonas staff, and on-site to gyms as needed for conversion "go live" events
  • Resolved data conversion issues, improved operations and provided exceptional client support
Crain Communications - Research Biologist
Cuyahoga Falls, OH, 10/2013 - 04/2019
  • Assisted Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) program leaders and Population Management Center (PMC) population biologists in utilizing PMCTrack software during the population planning process, including troubleshooting, creating and using surveys, and accessing reports for more than 1500 users
  • Created and published more than 15 research reports based on studbook data to analyze median life expectancy for captive zoo populations
  • Developed written documentation of data management issues, protocols, and update existing studbook guidelines and software manuals on a regular basis
  • Managed the Alexander Center for Applied Population Biology's existing software tools (PopLink, PMCTrack), including assisting with management of programmers, completing debugging and testing, preparing help materials, verification of data integrity, assisting external users with help-desk questions and creating online training modules
  • Coordinated and participated in grant-funded projects including software development
  • Supervised research interns & volunteers for ongoing long-term projects
  • Produced ad hoc reports and documents for senior team members
Lincoln Park Zoo - Studbook Analyst
City, STATE, 12/2011 - 10/2013
  • Served as primary contact for scheduling of planning meetings while managing schedules for 5+ PMC staff members
  • Provided AZA studbook keepers with comprehensive data validation, pedigree assessment, and pre-management plan evaluation of zoo animal population databases using SPARKS and PopLink software studbook
  • Co-taught an annual intensive one-week course regarding studbook database data entry conventions, data maintenance, and data validation
  • Prepared meeting minutes and reports, including distribution and archiving of draft and final reports and maintaining databases with current report data
  • Assisted PMC population biologists by reserving meeting rooms, setting up meeting spaces, ordering meals, and taking notes during meetings when needed
  • Oversaw expenditures and worked with the accounting department to manage Population Management Center budget
  • Arranged flights, car rentals and hotel accommodations when scheduling travel for PMC staff
Lincoln Park Zoo - Research Intern
City, STATE, 11/2010 - 12/2011
  • Extracted data from over 800 management plan reports, meeting notes, and zoo population databases
  • Assisted with debugging and testing for web-based zoo population management software (PopLink, PMCTrack)
  • Cataloged 90,000 breeding and transfer recommendations using Microsoft Excel, Access
  • Uploaded all breeding and transfer recommendations to new zoo web-based management software (
  • Created data quality protocols, analyzed breeding and transfer data for errors and inconsistencies
  • Took meeting notes for PMC breeding and transfer plan meetings
  • Entered data for wild bird relocation and release programs in the Avian Reintroduction and Translocation Database (ARTD)

2012 - present Member, Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)

2012 - present Member, Small Population Management Advisory Group (SPMAG)

2012 - 2013 Instructor, AZA Professional Schools Population Management Courses

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