Dedicated leader with demonstrated ability to train, manage and motivate team members to achieve organizational objectives.
Experienced in production scheduling
Dedication to product quality
Knowledgeable of quality control standards
Supply management expertise
East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NCResearch Technician04/2016 to Current
Performed and analyzed protein concentration assays, tissue homogenization, immunohistochemical and fluorescent staining, and Western Blotting according to standard protocols.
Analyzed data and summarized according to standard protocols.
Prepared chemical and biological reagents according to standard protocols.
Kept detailed records of all work performed.
Coordinated with other labs for resources Ordered and maintained stocks of key reagents and materials Reviewed literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with new procedures and related research.
Offered suggestions regarding modifications to procedures and protocols in collaboration with graduate post-doctoral individuals.
Aided in orienting and training new staff and students.
Met regularly with Principal Investigator to review data accuracy and overall study progress.
Brody School of MedicineGreenville, NCResearch Assistant/ Intern08/2014 to 05/2016
Utilized various reagents, solutions, and antibodies required for neuronal cultures and immunofluorescent imaging.
Isolated and cultured cortico-hippocampal tissue and cells of mouse models.
Collected and analyzed cortico-hippocampal images using an immunofluorescent microscope.
Prepared data and analysis presentations for research symposiums.
Became familiar with interpreting and analyzing various forms of published and reviewed research literature.
Assisted in the planning and preparation of both design and processes involved with future experiments.
Mentored, guided, and trained younger students in laboratory procedures including (but not limited to): cell and tissue isolation, and immunofluorescent image collection and analysis.
Contributed to publication of findings as needed; participated in the preparation of written documents, including procedures, presentations, and proposals.
Jos. A. Bank ClothierNew Bern, NCSales Associate06/2014 to 08/2014
Provided Customers with guidance and assistance in purchasing formal and professional attire while coordinating with tailors to ensure proper measurement and fit of attire, maintaining complete customer satisfaction.
Remained apprised of and informed customers of daily sales, deals, and incentive programs.
Lead the store in sales, generating over $27,000.
USMC/VMA-542Cherry Point, NCWork Center Supervisor03/2011 to 06/2012
Maintained compliance with squadron standards to perform all maintenance activities.
Maintained positive relationships within work center and all management.
Communicated operational issues and changes to management on regular basis.
Accurately read, understood, and passed along written instructions to subordinates.
Managed documentation of and training on production procedures and work instructions.
Maintained and communicated daily productivity and maintenance reports for all departments.
Immediately addressed all expired licensure within the work center.
USMC/VMA-542, VMAT-203Cherry Point , NCMaintenance/Production Controller03/2007 to 03/2011
Responsible for achieving production requirements.
Oversaw the production process and managed the production schedule implementing Lean/Six-Sigma process improvement strategies.
Configured any human and material resources needed.
Responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment.
Reviewed processing schedules and production orders concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
Supervised and motivated staff and management.
Maintained necessary level of communications between shifts.
Partnered successfully with outside agencies to produce safe, mission capable aircraft.
Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new program.
Worked directly with maintenance work centers, supply channels, and pilots to achieve aircraft and mission readiness.
Nominated for two Navy Achievement Medals for exemplary performance as a Maintenance Controller.
VMAT-203/USMC - MCASCherry Point, NCPowerline Crew Supervisor07/2004 to 03/2007
Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.
Prepared and administered preventative maintenance work orders.
Promoted shop safety by working in a safe manner.
Collaborated with outside work centers to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization operations.
Maintained positive relationships with all pilots and production managers.
Supervised and performed routine preventive maintenance to ensure that aircraft systems operated efficiently.
Bachelor of Science:Multidisciplinary Studies; Neuroscience2016East Carolina University, Greenville, NCMinor in Psychology, Access Scholar 2014-2016, Phi Kappa Phi - National Honor Society Member
Associate of Science:Science2014Craven Community College, New Bern, NCPhi Theta Kappa - National Honor Society Member 2013/2014, Student Government Association President, Recipient of 2014 Governor Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award Valedictorian
Associate of Arts:Psychology2014Craven Community College, New Bern, NC
High School Diploma2003Sunnyside High School, Tucson, AZNational Honor Society Member
Excellent communication, customer satisfaction, data analysis, documentation, experiments, forms, fundraising, government, hoists, imaging, inventory, laboratory procedures, leadership, organizing, personnel, power tools, presentations, problem resolution, processes, process improvement, progress, Project management, proposals, protocols, psychology, publication, purchasing, research, safety, sales, Six-Sigma, staffing, supervisory experience, Western Blotting