Operations / Business Management
Extensive experience in managing projects with a wide range of budgets and multiple platforms. Proven performance in maintaining budgets, schedules and supervision. Outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding and motivational skills. Analytical, articulate and diligent. Able to handle change with composure and implement process improvements.
Budget Planning & Cost Control Client Relations Personnel Management
Cost / Risk Assessment Scheduling Negotiating
Multitasking / Problem Solving Forecasting Change Management
Compliance with federal, multi-state and union labor laws MS Office
Freelance Project / Business Management 1990 to Present
Hiring and managing personnel, both union and non-union, and vendors in numerous cities, states and countries.
Maintaining open dialogue with direct report as to running budget, upcoming obstacles and possible solutions.
Supervising timecards and payroll.
Actively managing each project as per the individual company’s policies, guidelines and software requirements.
Interfacing with technical department heads to maintain budget and schedule.
Interfacing with local, state and national government agencies as needed and/or required.
Experienced in managing unexpected changes in scope, schedule and resources.
As production manager, was seen as the “go to” person by both executive management and the production team, to handle any issue as it appeared.
Experienced in working with clients and team members in multiple countries and time zones.
Actively managed project teams of 5 to 100 members.
Transactional accounting responsibility: Purchase orders, Petty Cash, A/P, A/R, Change Orders. Working knowledge of MS Excel and Quick Books.
Ten month project ending January 2013. Assisted non-profit in merger of 3 organizations in accounting/bookkeeping functions. A/P, CR, bank reconciliations, cash reimbursements in Sage Non-Profit Accounting Software. Responsible for daily transactions. Assisted new employees in learning accounting system and software.
Masters Certificate – Villanova University, Pennsylvania - Applied Project Management
M.B.A – John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, California
B.A. – Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri - Interpersonal Communications
B.S. – Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri - Business Administration