Creative and resourceful political scientist, talented at quickly mastering new skills that can be applied to careers, such as federal, state and local governments; law, business and international organizations, non-profit associations and organizations; journalism, campaign management and policy; and pre-collegiate education, research and teaching. Gaining expertise and proficiency has maximized the ability to work with others and the opportunity to interact in a diverse community, gaining a greater command of reading/writing/critical thinking, and having the ability to arrive at decisions based on the analysis and synthesis of information and data.
An analytically efficient and multi-disciplined Urban and Regional Planner, versed in offering a broad understanding of the scientific, social and valued dimensions of environmental issues; specific expertise in land use and environmental impact of development; familiarity with political and economic dimensions of environmental issues; knowledgeable in planning policies for future development; familiarity with GIS software; adapt in recommending zoning regulations with environmental health in mind; and consulting with public, private and non-profit agencies. Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint softwares.
MS Office Suite
Strong verbal and written communications skills
06/2015 to Current
Psych Tech IDecatur Morgan Hospital － Decatur, AL
Provide hands-on care to individuals with varying degrees of mental and/or behavioral disabilities.
Provide vital, front-line assistance to registered nurses and doctors by observing, treating and interacting with patients.
Facilitate and implement doctor's orders, serving as the eyes, ears and hands of the diagnosing professional.
Report on the treatment of the patient, notating any unusual behavior that may need professional attention.
Conduct educational, recreational and therapeutic activities.
Plan and implement patient treatment plans.
Admit and interview patients, recordkeeping and conduct therapy sessions.
11/2013 to 06/2015
Financial Sales RepresentativeWest Corporation American Express － Huntsville, AL
Facilitated the bridge between potential customers and the American Express brand.
Introduced customers to innovative products and services that enhanced relationships, enriched lives and strengthened business relations.
Served as the face and the voice of the American Express brand.
Made relationship care a focus in serving every customer interaction, creating an opportunity to deliver value to customers while deepening relationships with the company.
08/2011 to 05/2013
Graduate StudentAlabama A&M University － Huntsville, AL
Serve as the liaison between the University and the Edmonton Heights Family Life Center (EHFLC) in facilitating housing and neighborhood development activities concerning low-income families, their children and their educational enrichment.
Assisted in the establishment of a neighborhood organization.
Addressed questions and concerns.
Gathered and analyzed data on community needs and interests.
Conducted needs assessments and references.
Conducted SWOT (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats) Analysis.
Estimated and justified finances, staffing, facilities and equipment costs based on project needs and available resources.
Coordinated, organized and facilitated scheduled community meetings.
Maintained up-to-date and accurate program files and records.
Reviewed staff reports and administered comprehensive and constructive feedback.
Collaborated with community leaders, organizations and public agencies to promote the organization's community service program.
Reviewed study findings and recommended options for project restructuring, finding alternatives and reducing costs.
08/2011 to 12/2011
Graduate InternGIS) Department － Huntsville, AL
Updated base maps for Madison County, AL.
Submitted completed base maps for review by the GIS Manager.
Analyzed impervious surfaces for impervious cover to understand the level of storm water runoff occurring in Madison County, AL.
Completed reports on objective as assigned.
Directly collaborated with the City of Huntsville government officials.
Personal and Confidential
Personal and Confidential.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Urban and Regional Planning and Development/Environment PlanningAlabama A&M University － Huntsville, ALUrban and Regional Planning and Development/Environment Planning
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science/HistoryAlabama A&M University － Huntsville, ALPolitical Science/History
Data collection and analysis, Research, Geographical Information Systems, Facilitator of meetings, MS Office Suite, Problem solving, Project Design and Management, Staffing, Therapy, Treatment plans, Written communications, Comprehensive plans, Grant writing