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Office Executive Assistant

Van Nuys, California, United States
August 19, 2018

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Patrizia Sowinski

Lake Balboa, CA ***** 310-***-****

Qualifications Profile

Business Development: Strong skills in leadership, office management, research, team development, organization, sales, goal attainment, and commodity brokering.

Administrative: Highly organized professional with ability to coordinate office functions, complete administrative functions, manage budgets and schedules, and collaborate to complete projects. Proficient in PC and Microsoft Office Suite.

Writing and Editing: Creative and detailed writer with abilities in report drafting, article creation, story development, editing, news coverage, and interviewing.

Key Strengths: Experienced in article writing, office management, deadline management, research, copyediting, proofreading, leadership, and administrative support. Exceptional written and verbal communicator, fluent in English and Italian.

Professional Experience

Halifax America DBA Progressive Trading Group Global Futures Exchange – Sherman Oaks and Encino, CA

Broker Series 3 Broker Assistant (2004 to 2018)

Directed European and Italian functions, secured new clients, built network, and ensured objectives and goals were met in all activities. Cultivated relationships with customers and industry professionals, exceeded quotas, improved equity, and acted as Broker Assistant for Italian desk operations from 2004 to 2006.

Key Achievements:

Managed a portfolio of clients and relationships with each.

Grew equity by 85% from 2009 to 2010.

Doubled monthly quotas for all funded accounts.

Served as Ads Quality Rater from 2013 to 2014 for Google; completed projects and evaluated webpages in accordance with Google guidelines.

Southern Los Angeles County Bowling Association – Los Angeles, CA

Executive Assistant

Managed office and administrative functions for association with 6K members. Greeted visitors, organized office, coordinated schedules and meetings, communicated in a friendly and professional manner, and enhanced office operations to improve efficiencies and processes. Executed clerical and administrative functions, including file management, multi-phone line answering, correspondence and report drafting, and project management.

Key Achievement:

Enhanced office setting and professionalism.

Il Giornale Freelance – Italy


Wrote and edited daily articles and reports on legal issues, news stories, economic issues and topics, society, and crime. Rewrote and proofread documents, authored front page news articles, and researched and developed content and stories in different fields of interest. Created articles for Swiss and Italian newspapers and magazines.

II Giornale Del Popolo Autosprint Motosprint – Italy

Editor-in-Chief Subeditor

Designed layouts on computers, covered writing assignments in various topics, edited and proofread articles, and fostered key business relationships with government/city officials, business leaders, and politicians. Drafted and rewrote articles, news reports, and interviews. Supervised editorial and office functions and experiences.

Additional experience in newscasting.

Educational Background

University of Milan – Milan

Master of Arts in Political Sciences


Microsoft Office 2016 Proficiency

Broker Series 3 License


Contribution, "Gioventu' Bucata" collection about drug addiction and addict's issues and stories

Contributions, Various Books with historical researches and economic and social issues

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