Enthusiastic, positive, and creative Independent Consultant with exceptional flexibility and resourcefulness, diplomatically working with all populations.
Arbonne InternationalJune 2016 to CurrentIndependent Consultant Arlington, VA
Educate clients about healthy living choices and products through seminars and other special events.
Find, train, and coach new consultants toward the promotion level desired, and on networking, leadership, and inter-personal skills.
Collaborate with colleagues to exchange sale techniques and share marketing data.
Susan B. Anthony ListJune 2015 to June 2016Special Assistant Washington, DC
Provide comprehensive administrative support for the President, such as: attend meetings to ensure follow- through with given commitments of President and staff, track the President's tasks and pending projects and implement new practices, provide updates on projects for President, answer President's phone calls with upmost diplomacy, handle incoming and outgoing mail, prepare expense and reimbursement reports, etc.
Manage all aspects of President's calendar, including: booking heavy/complex travel arrangements, reserving conference room space, conference call lines, and providing agendas to donors.
Oversee President's email accounts, manage and nurture communications between her and executives, staff, and external contacts.
Sourcing and ordering office equipment and supplies as needed for the President.
Draft and edit correspondence and agendas on behalf of the President and Development team requests, adherent to company policies.
Organize, plan, and develop staff parties and personal parties of President.
Execute President's personal requests.
Manage President's home involving house maintenance and organization, cooking, appointments for children, and child care.
Created special art projects for special needs daughter to help with building positive coping mechanisms, and communication and decision-making skills.
Founding Board Member/Ex. Director of Cornerstone Policy and ResearchAugust 2013 to June 2015Executive Assistant/Nanny Bedford, New Hampshire
Drafted, edited presentations and correspondence; researched requested material; managed direct mailings and developed surveys.
Coordinated events for Cornerstone, including: Cornerstone Action Steward of the Family Awards Dinner and educational forums.
Organized, promoted, and oversaw the showing of Max Lucado's film: The Christmas Candle to local Cinemagic movie theater, achieving a sold-out audience.
Prepared travel arrangements including: flights (domestic and international), hotels, ground transportation, and scheduling.
Managed daily administrative and domestic projects efficiently; accurately kept current filing systems and database.
Organized Cornerstone's existing database system, including: filing, political outreaches, campaigns, political bills/policies, donor lists, and previous events/fundraisers.
Maintained daily calendar for 4 children, along with routine pick-ups, sports, creative and recreational activities, and meal preparation.
May 2012 to August 2013Au Pair/House Manager Stendal, Germany
Established routine and implemented age/developmental appropriate creative play and educational activities including outlets in music, art and dance for 4 children ranging from 1 month old to 7 years old.
Achieved conversational proficiency in German language; taught the children and father basic conversational English skills.
Lesley University2011Bachelor of Science: Art Therapy, minors in Fine Arts and PsychologyCambridge, MAGPA: Four-year Dean's Scholarship and Dean's List for academic achievement, Cum Laude Paintings shown in Marran Gallery
Four-year Dean's Scholarship and Dean's List for academic achievement, Cum Laude
Core coursework: Fine Arts, Art History, Art Therapy, Psychology, Child Psychology, Behavioral Psychology
Senior Thesis Project: Art Therapy and Current Day Veterans with PTSD
Paintings shown in Marran Gallery
Board Member/Volunteer of Greater Manchester Young Adult Organization, May 2012 - January 2015
Volunteer, Pennacook Pregnancy Care Center, August 2013 - April 2014
Volunteer for Art/Music Activities Assistant, Sarah Care Adult Day Care, September 2009 - May 2011
Volunteer, Youth St. Vincent de Paul, September 2004 - June 2007; Treasurer: September 2006 - June 2007
Languages: conversational German
Excellent administrative support - including domestic/international travel arrangements, budgeting, database entry, editing and drafting presentations/correspondence, social media support, knowledge of Microsoft Software
Comprehensive childcare support: supporting positive behaviors, teaching appropriate responses and coping mechanisms, educating healthy cooking and meal preparation, coaching everyday life-skills for teenager with severe cognitive delays.