Excellent communication skills (written and oral) Advanced Microsoft Office skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Experienced with Quick books Followed standard operating procedures for over 15 years Detailed oriented Strategic problem solver Professional work ethics using tact, diplomacy, and respect when solving problems Project coordination and management Developed scope of work and change orders Tracked deliverables schedules and inventory Budget tracking per project Managed contract agreements and billings per subcontractor 5+ years' experience contract plans and specs Worked closely with project managers and field personnel Analytical, strong attention to detail and accuracy Analytical abilities using logic and reasoning in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Strategic-relationship/partnership building skills-listen attentively, solve problems creatively, and use tact and diplomacy to find common ground and achieve win-win outcomes. Very organized. Able to organize and plan multiple activities and events with accuracy resulting in effective, meaningful and productive outcomes. Great team builder. Regularly recognized with promotions and assigned to lead specific project assignments which increased morale and productivity and overall business. Excellent administrative skills. Able to support all levels of executive management and can anticipate problems or foresee opportunities and solutions resulting in more efficient operations. Strong customer service. Able to quickly relate to personnel and customers in all situations to create a pleasant productive work environment and happy satisfied customers. Very dependable. Always on time, willing to work late and do whatever it takes to get the job done correctly resulting in positive experiences for customers and company.
Program Administrator01/2011 to Current4Peaks Management Services, LLCTempe, AZ
Marketing and Strategizing.
Business Development Facilitation of meetings, conferences and seminars.
Management Assistant/Tribal Liaison01/2008 to 01/2010Narasimhan Consulting ServicesPhoenix, AZ
Project administration, contract performance, communicating projects financial, project updates and schedules, grant submittal and maintenance, budget development and management, inventory management, developed environmental compliance programs, extensive auditing experience, and team building and supervising administrative staff.
Project tracking, managing multiple active projects, tracking deliverables and schedules for successful project completion.
Interpreted administrative and standard operating procedures and practices for employees; Drafted multiple project scope of work plans, performed cost/benefit and performance analysis and man hours per project; Worked closely with executives and project task managers according to work plans and responsibilities, provided project budget forecast and worked on project completions in a timely manner; Guided, directed, and motivated subordinates using tack, diplomacy, and respect during difficult and stressful situations.
Environmental Coordinator01/2006 to 01/2008Water Infrastructure Finance AuthorityPhoenix, AZ
Data entry, using state agency database entered two hundred grant recipients project information, phase of project and anticipated project completion date; Supervised grant recipients and their consultants by overseeing draft or final reports to ensure correct addresses, project numbers, project status required by agency was accurate for managerial review; Worked closely with executives and project managers according to work plans and responsibilities, provided grant budget forecast and worked with grant recipients' project completion in a timely manner by assisting in the gathering of supporting documents, lab materials, relevant historical documentation, project related letters and report templates; Maintained two hundred project files by conducting project tracking, managing multiple active projects on state agency database, tracking deliverables and schedules on Excel spreadsheets for successful project completion; Worked overtime as a project team player or as a project administrator and successfully completing all project tasks; Handled most emails and telephone calls for president with tact, diplomacy and respect.
Planner01/2003 to 01/2006Arizona Department of TransportationPhoenix, AZ
Coordinated comprehensive planning efforts with state, regional and local planning groups; Certification: Public Participation, International Association for Public Participation; Provided technical assistance to environmental planners by reviewing and modifying air quality and noise technical reports and project summaries to ensure that projects are consistent with federal guidelines (NEPA).
Technical Advisory Committee member and Phoenix and Valley Cross Functional Team member; Ensured that highway projects are consistent with established programs to improve air quality within the region; Responded to residential concerns of high noise levels from ADOT highways and freeways by measuring actual noise levels; Conducted noise field observations and mitigation; Attended development review pre-application, preliminary, and appeal project meetings; Conducted and completed assigned research projects.
Vermont Law SchoolEnvironmental Law and Policy, Master
Bachelor of Science: Political ScienceArizona State UniversityPolitical Science
HONORS 1997 Outstanding Woman of America Award Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Arizona State University Arizona State University Dean's Honor Roll Golden Key National Honor Society Gene Autry's Angel Care Scholarship Society - member National Native American Honors Society
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