Seasoned in working with high net-worth individuals, high profile executives, talent/celebrities and domestic and foreign dignitaries
*Capability to multi-task effectively with little to no direction or supervision and strong ability to "think outside the box" while problem solving
*5 years of experience in supporting IPO launches and company mergers
SPECIAL ASSISTANT CEO01/2011 to CurrentVENTUREHOUSE GROUP, LLC | WASHINGTON, DC
A boutique Venture Capital firm formed in 1999.
It is consistently ranked within the top 10 VC firms by the Washington Business Journal's annual publication, Book of Lists.
Responsible for tracking, organizing and prioritizing every aspects of CEO's personal and professional life allowing him to focus on "big picture" investments and projects.
Consistently worked independently under extreme pressure and tight deadlines with very fluid priorities while maintaining a calm and poised demeanor.
Organize and serve as the main conduit and gatekeeper for a large volume of requests related to the CEO including meeting requests, donation requests, speaking engagements and media interviews Supported CEO through 3 IPO launches and 2 company mergers as well as multiple acquisitions and other investments Develop and maintain smarter processes for various departments throughout the company: electronic filing system allowing real time access to files, system for tracking flights ($600k), COB summary trackers for CEO consolidating all travel, scheduling, to-do lists and urgent items allowing him to work more efficiently Responsible for drafting, coordinating and processing corporate and personal wire transfers ranging as high as $43 million (on average 4-6 transfers per month for various entities) Handle and coordinate all aspects of CEO's business and personal events; Annual co-hosted White House Correspondents Garden Brunch, personal Annual Holiday Party (both since 2011), up to 10 Washington Kastles home matches every year (average of 60 VIP guests per evening), CEO's wedding, family birthday parties and corporate celebrations Aid the CFO and outside accounting firm to ensure all donations, credit card and calendar reconciliations are completed in a timely manner Collaborate with CFO, Personal Assistant and outside accounting firms to ensure tax documents for CEO personally and his business entities are all obtained, organized and recorded in a timely manner to streamline tax preparations Work closely with Personal Assistant and CFO to ensure the property management of CEO's multiple estates Draft and design advertisements for ad-buys and sponsorship commitments for personal and business needs Continuously maintain the CEO's personal website as well as corporate websites by collaborating with management of all entities Coordinate the CEO's board meetings for all entities including scheduling, researching and drafting the board materials for approval and distribution Supervise Executive Assistant and Office Assistant to ensure their responsibilities are being completed in a timely manner; Handling interviewing, hiring and training of all employees.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT01/2010 to 01/2011
Served as lead scheduler to track and manage an extensive fluid calendar including both business and personal events Secured all travel for both business and personal requirements, using commercial airlines, private airlines, chauffeur services, hotel and restaurant reservations Develop and maintain all travel related vendor relationships domestic and international to ensure fulfillment of any and all special requests for CEO, his family and guests Worked closely with CEO and COO on various projects for CEO's business and personal needs Coordinated media interviews, photo shoots and TV appearances on behalf of the CEO Maintained contact database of 13,000+ contacts Tracked, managed and executed all charitable contributions and coordinated reconciliation with Special Assistant, CFO and accounting firms Planned, organized and executed business and personal events with Special Assistant and COO (averaged 5 - 10 per year) Reviewed, researched, tracked and responded to a high volume of personal correspondence, meeting requests and speaking engagements.
OFFICE MANAGER01/2008 to 01/2010
Secured various pieces of office equipment and managed the vendor relationships Worked closely with brokers and marketed office space for sublease to ensure all open space in building was filled to maximize revenues Managed building tenant requirements: maintenance requests, IT needs, deliveries, conference room reservations Invoiced building tenants for monthly rent as well as tracked postage, long distance, courier and shipping expenses Performed all deposits on behalf of the company with permanent files recording checks and supporting documents to Dropbox and updating outside accounting firm Assisted Executive Assistant with maintaining monthly credit card reconciliations for both business and personal credit cards Performed other non-routine administrative duties as assigned.
B.A: Marketing2008Radford UniversityGPA: Zeta Tau Alpha | 2007 Treasurer + 2008 President (80 members)
Awarded the Presidential Award for Best Overall Organization for 2008Marketing Zeta Tau Alpha | 2007 Treasurer + 2008 President (80 members)
Awarded the Presidential Award for Best Overall Organization for 2008