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Administrative Assistant Executive

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
April 16, 2018

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Position Interest: Executive Administrative Assistant A meticulous, proactive, and self-motivated individual who is seeking a position that will fully utilize my experience and training and challenge my current knowledge of mass communication. Brings a positive and professional attitude to every position.


B.S.,Mass Comm/Print Journalism- Minor: Fine Arts, Florida International University, Miami, FL 2007 – GPA 3.5 MA, English Literature, Howard University, Washington, DC Honors/Activities: Writing Tutor, Howard University Writing Lab 2010-2011; Executive Board Member, Black Student Union 2003-2005; Mayor, Student Hall; Homecoming Committee Member Relevant Coursework Includes: Intro to Human Development, Mass Communication and Society, Ethnic Reporting, Advanced Writing and Research, Thesis and Dissertation Workshop, Modern English Grammar, Literature Society & Language, Advanced/Graduate Level Black and White/Color Photography, Art Theory, Drawing III SPECIAL SKILLS

● Excellent Researcher and Writer - Regional Essay Contest Winner – 10-day Journalism/Documentary Trip to South Africa, Sponsored by The Miami Herald; judged by executives from CBS Television, The Sun-Sentinel, The Miami Herald and NBC – Tell Somebody: The New Face of HIV/AIDS. Continued a relationship with USAID through volunteer work.

● Relationship Builder and Effective Communicator – Focuses on building meaningful relationships with young people in order to open their receptors to academic and social learning. Has mastered the skill of making literary and informational texts relevant and applicable to the lives of students.

● Strong Analytical Skills – Has a proven ability to analyze complex issues, synthesize information, and identify commonalities and significant relationships. Has conducted extensive research as a graduate level scholar of English Literature and is an advocate for interdisciplinary studies.

● Proactive Problem Solver – Possesses keen problem solving, negotiation and decision-making skills. A committed team player with a charming disposition who is able to provoke cooperation and dedication from co-workers and pupils. Also, possesses exceptional interpersonal skills and is able to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Pienanny LLC Owner/Creative Director Nov 2016 – Present

● Featured in Atlanta Magazine and Creative Loafing ATL as an emerging woman-owned culinary experience. Wells Fargo Private Bank – The Legal Specialty Group, Washington, DC June 2010 – Aug 2015 Executive Administrative Assistant

● Constantly adjusts practices and approaches to suit the needs of executives, clients, and associates in a fast-paced and ever- changing environment.

● Serves as a client advocate and organizational liaison, ensuring the process was clearly explained, their questions and concerns were addressed, and pertinent information was received and processed.

● Composes and edits all correspondence between the Regional Vice President and clients/associates.

● Files and manages important financial documents, ensuring that all paperwork is up-to-date and relevant.

● Organizes all company meetings, including happy hour events and incentive events for associates.

● Organizes all travel, maintains calendars, and monitors e-mails for 5 executives.

● Designs flyers and invitations for special events. Busboys and Poets, Washington, DC Server/Bartender Sept 2010 – Oct 2011 Guardianship Financial Reporting Services, Fort Lauderdale, FL June 2006 – May 2010 Executive Administrative Assistant/Assistant Accountant

● Trained new or struggling employees to be exceptional and productive team members.

● Prepared timely and accurate monthly closing activities, bank reconciliations, journal entries, general ledger and financial statements.

● Maintained records of all transactions, prepared accounts payable, invoices, purchase orders, petty cash, and payroll calculation.

● Processed checks, maintained filing and invoice monitoring systems; audited petty cash envelopes.

● Reported directly to the office manager and worked closely with staff to ensure financial integrity.

● Served as a client advocate ensuring the process was clearly explained, their questions and concerns were addressed, and pertinent information was received and processed.

● Managed general office operations and administrative duties. INTERNSHIP / VOLUNTEERING

Tampa Tribune Editing Intern Summer 2004

Children in Distress Mentor / Counselor 2003- 2004

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