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Executive Assistant Security

Location:
Herndon, Virginia, 20170, United States
Posted:
October 04, 2016

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R. Andrew Caruso

Proven ability to manage up, guide sensitive initiatives, and shape outcomes from ground level to the C-level. Initiative, innovation, and integrity.

* Department of Defense locations: OCONUS; Williamsburg, VA; Virginia Beach, VA; Norfolk, VA, Pentagon, Arlington, VA; Crystal City, VA Security

Clearance

Active SECRET PCL,

NACLC April 2015;

inactive TOP SECRET

Core Skills

Discretion

Diplomacy

Planning

Coordination

Execution

Organization

Research

Core

Competencies

Due Diligence

Risk Management

Risk Assessment

Perception

Management

Protective Intelligence

Special Projects

Executive Support

Education

Cybersecurity:

Technology,

Application, and

Policy

(Massachusetts

Institute of

Technology,

projected completion

2016)

Iran (Defense

Language Institute,

2008)

Yucaipa High School,

2004

Internships

2015: Latino Veterans

for America

2014: Global Special

Operations Forces

Foundation

2013: The Johns

Hopkins University,

Blue Jay Battalion,

ROTC, Asymmetric

Studies Institute

2012: Dice

Corporation

Seasoned administrative professional. Demonstrated proficiency supporting and anticipating the needs of C-level executives with discretion. Active personnel security clearance. Sustained experience supporting senior leaders and executives with diplomacy, discretion, and drive. Highly proficient in organizational planning, problem solving, and leading confidential research, inquiries, and assessments. Exceptional ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast- paced, time-sensitive, no-notice environment; proactive and adaptable. Demonstrated verbal, written, research, and organizational skills. Equal experience in military and private sector. Pricewaterhouse Coopers Consultant

JULY 2016 – PRESENT MCLEAN, VIRGINIA

Provides timely, responsive, tailored services to discerning clients. Synchronizes confidential products. This entire period of performance is covered under non-disclosure agreements from 2012 and 2016. Department of State Executive Assistant / Special Assistant SEPTEMBER 2011-DECEMBER 2015 WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA This entire period of performance is covered under non-disclosure agreements from 2011, 2012, and 2015 with the Immediate Office of the Undersecretary of State for Management, Department of State. Department of Defense Executive Assistant

SEPTEMBER 2004-SEPTEMBER 2011 NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION / HAMPTON ROADS * Selected to support a staff of four senior non-commissioned officers and two commissioned officers of the United States Armed Forces. Later functioned as a gatekeeper to a Presidential appointee, Executive Schedule, within the Office of the Special Inspector General and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Synchronized administrative and personnel security functions with professionalism and tact. Prepared, smoothed, and maintained positive control of unclassified, classified, and politically sensitive materials and reports. Furnished overall administrative support to senior leaders and their staff, including drafting and smoothing correspondence and Congressional testimony; staffing a front office; integrating cross-functional teams; brokering interagency agreements; drafting memorandums of understanding and agreement; managing calendars; safeguarding politically sensitive research and material; domestic and international travel; personnel actions; and other special activities as directed. Functioned as Special Security Officer (SSO) and Assistant Command Security Manager in synchronizing and integrating day-to-day management and implementation of security program for the Command and all subordinate elements, units, and task forces. Enforced security policies and procedures, verified personnel security clearances and accesses, and synthesized novel, legal personnel security solutions to deny and grant access to classified national defense information under extraordinary circumstances.



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