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Operations, Property Manager, Senior Living

Lexington, South Carolina, United States
October 27, 2016

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Sharon Harmon


Phone: 803-***-****

Objective: To secure a position utilizing my diverse professional background and training, while at the same time maximizing my skills in quality assurance,

human relations and project management.

Director of Operations, Finlay House, Columbia, SC October 2015-September 2016

Operations for 203-unit Section 8 independent senior living community; 1.5M budget

Compliance monitoring for HUD policies and REAC, MOR, Fair Housing Laws and conducted team training

Increased resident satisfaction through relationship management and involvement with Resident Council; established community partnerships for increased in-house and off-site programming

Strived to create Green Initiative; subcontract negotiation and management of property improvements

Authored Employee Manual and streamlined process for leasing parameters and procedures

Strategic Planning and monitored improvement measures for continued success

Independently creating plan to reduce homelessness during applicant’s wait for Section 8

Assistant to

Chief QC Engineer, Carothers Construction, Fort Jackson, SC April 2015-July 2015

Point of delegation for closeout procedures on concurrent projects

Published warranty manual and prepared submittal

Responsible for LEED Scorecard and submittal process

Determined existing building LEED certifiable structures or features

Maintained accountability with U.S. Army Corp of Engineers through reporting and process adherence

USACE’s RMS/QCS software used for all documentation

Temporary position

New Business Development, Trash Caddys, Lexington, SC ongoing

Initiated business plan and led execution

Secure contracts for valet trash service from multi-family complexes, student housing, retirement facilities and resorts

Developed and secured relationship with University of South Carolina Development Office, CMM Realty, The Beach Company, Pegasus Residential, Carter Haston Real Estate, and Estates, Inc.

Outside Sales, 1st Security, Lexington, SC ongoing

Responsible for sales during off hours and weekends to develop commercial clients

Established in-house account service (company owns) - Retention up 40% within 6 months

Business Model: Partnerships with attorneys, realtors, insurance agents and adjusters, home inspectors, banks and builders – “network of preferred providers”

Sharon Harmon

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Inside Sales, The Building Center, West Columbia, SC 2013

Temporary position during permanent employee’s maternity leave

Teamed with Leading Producer of $250K monthly outside sales

Prepared takeoffs, orders and scheduled deliveries

Field Office Administrator, CF Evans Construction, Columbia, SC 2012-2013

Reported to Regional Superintendent and Site Superintendent regarding administration of concurrent projects: Harbison Gardens 4M, Canalside II 11M

Chosen administrator, corporate-wide, to launch new software system. Worked with programmer to increase efficiency. Provided training.

Maintained fiscal accountability with HUD through proper documentation

Liaised with ADP and provided all payroll information

CEO, Harmon Smith Household, Dallas, TX 2007-2012

Significant support for miracle baby

Secured consulting contracts with real estate and property management companies for financial resources

Pre-K Teacher, Child Care Centers, Lexington, SC and Dallas, TX 2004-2007

Owner/CFO, Accent Contracting, Inc., West Columbia, SC 2001-2004

Managed 2M budget; recovered company and revenue after third party embezzlement

Dealt with government contracts

Systems Used





MS Suite




Board Chair, Capital City/Lake Murray Tourism Regional Board

South Carolina State Museum

Dickerson Home for Children


University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Journalism/News Editorial

Additional Experience

Nonprofit Management, Fundraising, Grant Administration

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