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Executive Assistant Management

Los Angeles, California, United States
January 09, 2018

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Yolanda Person-Collins January ****

Yolanda Person-Collins 818.***.**** ●




• Project Coordination

• Administrative Support

• Fundraising

• Creative Writing

• Self-Motivated

• Letter/Report Writing

• Budget Development

• Calendar Management

• Strong Research Skills

• Presentation Materials

• Analytical/Strategic


• Customer/Vendor


• Time Management


• Event Management

• Problem Solver

• Diplomatic

• Detail


• Project Management

• Supervised Stakeholder



Howard University

Bachelor of Business

Administration, International



• PC + MAC

• MS Visio

• Salesforce

• Google Drive

• Oracle

• WebEx

• Adobe

A creative and resourceful coordinator, with a successful track record providing support to C-suite executives and teams. A high energy, enthusiastic team player that thrives in fast-paced environments. Highly detailed-oriented, with superior communication and people skills. Proven results using problem solving and thorough planning to coordinate projects.


Administrative Assistant Oct. 2014 – Aug. 2017

Created travel reports for 10+ key executives, inclusive of domestic and international travel, and calendar management

Maintained confidentiality pertaining to correspondence and reports

Handled vendor contract negotiations with budgets ranging from $500 to $5,000

Drove office relocation project, impacting 200 employees across various departments with no business interruption

Managed Town Hall meeting logistics and team events

Maintained department headcount reporting through org chart design for 200+ employees

Co-Lead for the 2017 National “Take Our Daughters/Sons to Work Day” event working in partnership with the HR team for 100 attendees

Co-managed and mentor for the SPARK Nonprofit/ Employee Mentoring Program with 50 participants

Yahoo! Inc.

Executive Assistant Apr. 2007 – Oct. 2014

Responsible for supporting senior level executives with organization sizes ranging from 200 to 1,400

Researched and executed on large employee events across numerous US cities, for up to 1,000 employees

Oversaw budget management for internal/external events up to $300,000

Created and prepared communications for executives and employee engagement events

Managed calendar, travel and expense report management for up to 10 managers

Participated in highly confidential senior level executive meetings

Served as interface between key executives and various departments

Worked with vendors and the legal team on contract negotiations, and approvals to plan high level events for over 1,000 employees with budgets from $25,000 to


Yahoo! Inc.

Stewardship: Employee Resource Groups (ERG) May 2007 – Sept. 2014

President, Women in Technology (WIT) Southern California

Oversaw mentoring programs with the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Pasadena for 40-50 participants

Organized executive level panel discussions for Yahoo Burbank employees

Supervised 13 WIT committee members with events and budget management

Co-Chair, Volunteer Opportunities, Yahoo Employee Foundation (YEF):

Created the annual Holiday fundraising events to support the Burbank Temporary Aid Center with donations over $10,000

Researched and provided employees in SoCal with local volunteer opportunities

Participated in the Grant selection of non-profits up to $100,000

Member, FUN Committee – Burbank Campus

Organized quarterly engagements for Yahoo Burbank location, to drive employee morale and retention. Participated in the planning of 60+ events, delivering all event on a $50,000 or less annual budget Yolanda Person-Collins January 2018

Experience Continued

AMGEN (via ACT 1)

HR Contract Coordinator July 2006 – Apr. 2007

Provided guidance and resolved job-related employee concerns

Composed correspondence, agendas, and reports for 15-17 managers

Handled confidential materials as directed


Executive Assistant Mar. 2005 – Nov. 2005

Handled Chief Operating Officer’s (COO) travel, calendar and expense report management

Prepared and forecasted projections for preliminary partnerships for 6-month company assessment

Researched, created PowerPoint presentations and pitched partnership opportunities with fashion and sports related companies that would benefit and elevate the MJE brand

Managed, organized and oversaw budgets for company events:

Aided in the Hurricane Katrina community fundraising drive and raised

$20,000 in a single day

Contacted and persuaded Staples and Texas Instruments to donate school supplies to college students impacted by Hurricane Katrina in the amount close to $5,000

Assisted in the planning and onsite setup of Celebrity Golf/Basketball Tournaments and Summer Gala to raise monetary donations for the Magic Johnson Foundation

Assisted in Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s schedule related to personal appearances and travel management


Toastmasters International – Toastmasters4Writers, Burbank Chapter 2015 - 2017

Kids’ Community Dental Clinic (KCDC), Board Member, Burbank 2008 - 2010

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