Bronx, New York 10459
MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science, Major: Business Administration, Minor: Accounting, Graduated: May 2011 NEW YORK PARALEGAL SCHOOL
Paralegal Certificate, Graduated: May 2007
FISHERMEN SUPPORT PROGRAM MANAGER Sept 2017-March 2019 BARBUDA RECOVERY & CONSERVATION TRUST/WAITT INSTITUTE Barbuda, WI Support the management & administration of ecologically sustainable fish-pots by providing strategic guidance to team members, ensuring effective design of end-product.
Manage the step-by-step construction of fish-pots (fish/lobster traps).
Organize and facilitate meetings between program team members and trust operations manager.
Track program against its schedule, budget and against phase review objectives, reporting status to program supervisor on a regular basis and executive staff on an as needed basis.
Develop and implement recovery plans for off schedule and unanticipated events.
Coordinate with fisherman and team to provide necessary program status and obtain feedback. LICENSING & ROYALTIES MANAGER July 2011-Sept 2017
TRO ESSEX MUSIC GROUP New York, NY
Manage all licensing and royalty activity for fifteen music publishing companies worldwide.
Draft, negotiate, review, revise, track and administer various licensing contracts including those for synchronization, print and mechanical requests.
Coordinate with vendors such as production companies, record labels and other publishers to secure music clearances and licensing fees.
Perform necessary triage on disputed and overdue royalties and invoices. – Recovered over $100k in overdue royalties subsequently.
Provide detailed analytics of synchronization, print and mechanical royalties, creating in depth valuation reports derived from analysis.
Supply the President and Vice President with monthly licensing and biannual royalty reports for all fifteen publishing companies.
Process, document and distribute royalties for all forms of income accurately in Counterpoint software for each publisher.
Assist the Vice President with the recruitment, interviewing, hiring and training of summer interns as well as full time employees as needed.
Attend music industry meetings and summarize and deliver all pertinent information applicable to the company via reports and training for employees.
LEAD RESIDENT ASSISTANT Jan 2009-May 2011
MORGAN STATE OFFICE OF RESIDENCE LIFE AND HOUSING Baltimore, MD Manage and supervise students while serving as a direct intermediary between students, staff and resource centers on campus ensuring their matriculation is productive and positive.
Provide para-professional advising to undergraduate students through counseling, mediation and conflict resolution.
Organize and conduct programming that emphasizes and facilitates the social, academic, cultural and personal dimensions of campus life.
Provide direct assistance to the Resident Director of property; aiding in heavy calendar and schedule management, making travel arrangements, organizing files, managing other resident assistant desk shifts, placing work orders for repairs and performing and documenting room checks. RECEPTIONIST/LEGAL ASSISTANT Dec 2004-Aug 2008
KRAMER, DILLOF, LIVINGSTON & MOORE New York, NY
Served as first point of contact for clients and providing administrative support to attorneys.
Managed reception area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone requests in high volume environment.
Draft and prepare correspondence and other written documents as required.
Organize documentary evidence including medical records, reports, depositions, discovery as requested.
Monitor files and escalate issues requiring attorney involvement and perform timely handling of sensitive issues and materials related to case while maintaining HIPPA standards of confidential information. PRE-CERTIFICATION SPECIALIST Dec 2001-Nov 2004
LASER SKIN SURGERY CENTER New York, NY
Manage all aspects of medical billing and pre-certifications for in-office laser surgeries including medical coding, charge entry, transmission, correction and resubmission as required using established guidelines.
Pre-certify laser surgeries, procedures and tests with various insurance carriers in an efficient manner, ensuring timely processing of benefit information.
Collect and enter data necessary for insurance claims such as patient, insurance information, diagnosis and treatment codes and modifiers, and provider information, ensuring claim information is complete and accurate.
Schedule appointments for all patients, rechecking demographic information when registering them for the service or program, identifying any important patient information that may be missing and inform client as to avoid claim processing issues with the insurer.
Liaise with insurance companies directly to collect on delinquent accounts and/or resubmitting claims if unpaid or denied.
Answer patient questions on patient responsible portions, co-pays, deductibles, write-off’s, etc. Resolves patient complaints or explains why certain services are not covered.
Periodically create insurance or patient aging reports using ADS software to identify unpaid insurance claims or patient accounts.