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Social Media Information Security

Springfield, Virginia, United States
July 19, 2018

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Bret Kirk


Summary of Qualifications

Social Media


Responsible for social media management across several platforms, successfully increased engagement, and ensured alignment with company branding in support of a polished user experience; monitored social media performance metrics, presented outcomes to C-level leadership in weekly meetings; through my strategic social media posts and the redesigned seamless user interface, increased customer and staff engagement workflow. Confident public speaker; able to create and deliver engaging presentations; created 15 new interactive PDF forms for internal use, increasing workflow, and reducing supply cost and errors.



Worked with Information Security Team to participate in security incident investigations that involve computer crimes and require log, forensic and malware analysis; assist with forensic collections and documentation of chain of custody; directed and designed the comprehensive renovation and update of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Northern Virginia District website homepage, creating a clean, efficient, intuitive interface for internal use; played a key role in effective SharePoint redesign; developed training sessions on use and management of SharePoint sites; led change management, including individual and small group training; performed detailed cost analysis in preparation for new Marriott reward program; worked independently to analyze and categorize extensive internal documents, eliminating outdated or unnecessary files, increasing accessibility to information. Earned Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program Certificate for VDOT internship

Software Skills:

MS Office, SharePoint 2013, Java, HTML, CSS, SQL, Mathematica, social media platforms


Demonstrates positive, approachable communication style; values and contributes to a cohesive team environment; works independently and as a valuable team member; communicates clearly both verbally and in writing; actively relationship-builder; consistently demonstrates professional demeanor for positive corporate representation


Performs well in a high-demand, fast-paced environment; exceptional organizational skills; actively balances creative and analytical thinking; tenacious and persistent, values feedback for continuous improvement; comfortable in a deadline-driven environment


Selected for Christopher Newport University President’s Leadership Program and scholarship; college marching band senior leadership, supervised/coached 12 percussionists; Eagle Scout; consistently takes initiative and project ownership; autonomy + collaboration; engaging leadership style, utilizes active coaching and personal experience for team cohesion


June – Aug 2018

Intern, Information Security, Navigant/Global Legal Technology Solutions, Vienna, VA.

May – Aug 2017

Social and Digital Media Intern, Incatech, LLC, Reston, VA

June – Aug 2016

Fiscal Analysis Intern, Virginia Department of Transportation, Fairfax, VA

May – Aug 2015

Information Technology Intern, Virginia Department of Transportation, Fairfax, VA

May – Aug 2014

Information Technology Intern, Marriott International, Bethesda, MD


May 2018

Bachelor of Science, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA

Information Science major, Leadership minor

Dean’s List, CNU Leadership Scholarship Recipient 2013-2017

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), International Honor Society for Computing & Information

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