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Professional Experience Executive Assistant

Katy, Texas, 77450, United States
January 30, 2018

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EMAIL: K ATY, TX 77450


Knowledgeable educator with over 15 years of recruiting, staffing, training/workshop facilitating experience, solid analytical capabilities, excellent organization, time-management and communication skills.

Strong ability to convey complex information and contribute to the success of diverse teams.

Computer proficiency in various software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office(Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, Publisher).

Life-long learner committed to setting high standards and working diligently to achieve optimum results independently as well as in a team-oriented environment.


Business Administration

University of Phoenix – Baton Rouge, Louisiana (October 2007- January 2009) Human Resource Education, Specialization: Adult Education Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, Louisiana (January 2003 - December 2006) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Honda /Volkswagen

Professional Sales Consultant (June 2016 - Current)

● Greeted and actively listened to customers to uncover purchasing needs and provide recommendations based on automotive requirements.

● Used consultative sales process to match customers with vehicles suiting their needs.

● Demonstrated vehicle functionality and explained options, accompanied prospective customers on test drives, and explained costs associated with purchase.

● Researched new automotive releases to maintain knowledge on new products and trends.

● Informed customers on associated dealer services and products such as extended warranties Sanford Brown College – Houston, Texas

Career Services Advisor (February 2015 – February 2016)

Conduct Professional development workshops such as “Interviewing Skills,” “Resume Writing,” and Follow Up Techniques” to students in each discrete class

Provide career advisement to in-session and alumni students to facilitate the job search assistance process

Procure 6-8 new job openings each week to maintain an open order level that supports appropriate interview activity

Establish contacts with business community and professional organizations, government agencies, etc. to develop placement prospects and opportunities to match the skills and training needs of employers with our allied healthcare programs HP Executive Solutions - Houston, Texas

Career Development Consultant ( February 2013 – May 2016)

Provide information and advice about career choice/advancement, employment, and training

Assess clients' professional/personal characteristics, skills and interests via one-to-one interviews and/or group sessions

Assist individuals by offering helpful careers advice and guidance, and may also provide more specific practical advice on interview technique, resume creation and job search methods

Host training and development workshops that add insights on: professionalism; making career changes; looking to obtain additional academic and professional qualifications that are required for career advancement Recruiter

Analyze client requirements against qualifications of candidates and match the best candidate with client needs while providing coaching throughout the client interview process

Refer qualified candidates by summarizing qualifications; forwarding information to hiring executive; arranging visit, including travel and accommodations

Determine talent acquisition objectives by studying organization and identifying job qualifications and requirements; conferring with hiring executives



ITT Technical Institute – Houston, Texas

Career Services Specialist ( February 2011 – February 2013)

Conducted career planning and placement classes, workshops or seminars; may participate in planning and development of classes, workshops or seminars

Coordinated placement opportunities for students

Interviewed all applicants to discuss career planning and/or employment opportunities, requirements, interests and procedures

Counseled applicants with unusual problems, disabilities or other restrictions

Achieved a 87 percentile placement rate with a 530 plus student population Education Recruiter (August 2010 – February 2011)

Closely assisted and mentored students through admissions process

Verbally communicated approved presentations to promote ITT programs to prospective students and their families

Generated referral business to aid in the recruitment of additional students Med Vance Institute – Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Student Services Coordinator ( June 2009 – August 2010)

Assist students with developing a positive attitude toward school and learning

Help students develop good relationships with peers, parents, teachers and siblings

Help students improve their communication skills and develop effective decision-making strategies

Aid students in dealing with personal concerns, developmental tasks, crises, school related problems, home concerns, health and physical development

Admissions Representative ( June 2008 – June 2009)

Helped improve the academic enrollment as a recruiter and as a liaison for the school within the community

Marketed institution, monitored student progress, served as a counselor and advisor to distressed students

Produced database for tracking of day and evening classes for admissions and retention

Increased the student population by serving as a Re-entry representative responsible for generating the return of dropped students

Provided excellent student service by ensuring the timely ordering and distribution of scrubs and materials Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge, Inc. – Baton Rouge, Louisiana Outreach & Intake Specialist, Building Strong Families Program ( May 2007 – June 2008)

Providing educational materials to target population based on program curriculum

Carrying out effective outreach and direct contact with low-income unmarried couples

Assisting with community-based and culturally sensitive marketing to project area

Conducting weekly group training and promoting healthy relationships in accordance with the Building Strong Families Initiative

U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Baton Rouge, Louisiana Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Deputy Site Manager & Logistics Management Specialist (October 2005 – November 2006)

Managed a diverse team of over 120 staff ; Organized and administered daily Project Update meetings

Supervised clerical and daily site operations of Baton Rouge Emergency Housing staging area

Ensured intake, dispatch, inspections, staging, and safe transport of emergency housing units

Performed foreman duties, including certification in fork-lift and Kubota operation

Researched and prepared daily information briefs for site management

Networked with contractors and coordinated complete dispatch efforts throughout staging site WILLIAM J. PROCTOR


Anointed Life Ministries, Inc. – Baton Rouge, Louisiana Program Administrator & Executive Assistant ( October 2002 – September 2007)

Managed Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) after-school alternative program, including contract management and program administration

Maintained office records, employee files, data entry, and direct contact with students

Assisted with community-based development initiatives, including teaching, substance abuse prevention, and teen-mentor relationship building

Served as Administrative Liaison for clergy and community DHCI Career Institute - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Director of Admissions (March 1998 – March 2003)

Increased scholastic enrollment as a recruiter and liaison for the school

Marketed institution, monitored progress of students, served as a counselor and case manger

Created database for tracking of day and evening class admissions and retention

Spearheaded development of detailed operational plans and tracked enrollment rates New Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office - New Iberia, Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy (January 1997 – March 1998)

Enforced the federal, state, and local laws within the parish

Served the citizens of Iberia Parish and assisted in keeping the community clean and orderly

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