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Executive Assistant

Houston, Texas, United States
August 21, 2018

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Confidential Resume of Lee A. Johnson

Greater Houston Area 401-***-****


An accomplished sales professional offering years of progressive responsibilities in business development. Extensive management and technical skills are coupled with a straightforward approach to business negotiations and customer satisfaction. Adept in creating and delivering innovative and highly effective solutions. Possesses a keen awareness for cooperative teamwork and an intuitive feel for meeting and beating ambitious corporate benchmarks. Demonstrated ability to continuously improve and make modifications as necessary to ensure goals are reached. Experience with analysis and process management.


2016-present Perry Homes Houston, TX

Outside Sales Professional

Sell and obtain contracts to sell newly constructed homes and guide the sales transaction through closing. Responsible for submitting various reports to Divisional President. Regularly exceed in executing metrics as dictated by company policy. Develop and maintain marketing and Realtor contact program to facilitate sales, perform competitive analysis, and maintain prospect relationships. Manage the sale process while facilitating both loan and closing procedures. Monitor model and inventory homes, ensuring quality standards. Work with the Construction staff and attend training meetings. Frequent public speaker at events and engagements. Ranked fourth in sales in the division for 2017.

2004-2016 Adecco Employment Services (2014-2016) Houston, TX

Branch Manager/Business Developer (2004-2014) Providence, RI

Managed all aspects of sales and operational responsibilities for the pivotal regional branch. Successfully increased PBT 75.4% in 2015. Successfully implemented new compliance policies and procedures maintaining consistency through quarterly performance reviews (QPR’s). Worked closely with office recruiting staff to ensure compliance, registration and recruiting functions are being met. Full accountability for all management functions including collections, monthly P&L statements, yearly business plans and sales projections. Managed all aspects of employee relations issues, unemployment and worker’s comp claims. National Account Manager for local partnership accounts. Awarded Superstars in 2015 and Fab40 each month of the year in 3 categories.

1999-2004 Sotheby’s Holdings, Inc. New York, NY

Department Coordinator/Executive Assistant to Worldwide General Counsel

Recruited to manage legal department administration and budget for this $350M division of global auction firm. Trained staff in high level executive support. Managed real time, on line administrative auction and legal licensing activities with staff of four. Directed work flow and daily office logistics and accounts payable for seven attorneys. Responsible for Executive Administrative duties for Worldwide General Counsel which included publishing quarterly board meeting minutes for this publicly held corporation. Managed international travel schedules. Additionally, trusted with handling highly confidential Department of Justice negotiations and golden parachute contracts and agreements.

1996-1999 Office Options Brooklyn, NY

Manager/Executive Assistant

Managed small to medium sized business consultancy specializing in business services, process automation and employee training. Provided legal and medical transcription, form and contract creation, graphics, desktop publishing, customer service, accounting and billing services. Implemented new software and hardware systems. Company grew 28%-32% annually for three years.

1993-1996 Computopia Warwick, RI

Director of Training/Technical Marketing Manager

Developed highly successful training program generating $250K in annual profit. Developed curriculum and courseware modeled from beneficial client training experience. Marketed training program to client base and general public. Established state of the art training facility. Company became state wide software training leader. Promoted to dual title taking over responsibilities of marketing service contracts for technical department to similar client base. Established system for tracking sales and renewals.

1990-1993 Hasbro Pawtucket, RI

Executive Administrative Assistant to VP of Girls Toys Marketing

Successfully executed all administrative duties for demanding Vice President and deadline driven team of 7 marketing professionals. Developed multiple systems for the purpose of tracking marketing projects, presentations and projections. Exceptional organizational skills were required to assist in the management of multiple projects, forecasts, presentations and production scheduling. Developed strategic relationships with other department managers for workflow optimization.


Bachelor of Fine Arts

Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX


Multi-Million Dollar Club – Perry Homes 2017

Outstanding Customer Service – Perry Homes 2016

Adecco Superstar Award and Fab40 in three categories monthly 2015

Ambassador for the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce since 2005-2014

President of the Rhode Island Staffing Services Association (RISSA) for four years

Business Advisory Council for the State of RI Office of Rehabilitation Services since 2006-2014

Volunteer for Global Leadership Summit – 2009-2014

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