SUMMARY: An upwardly mobile professional with over 10 years of experience in the areas of finance, media, and marketing Expertise in management, leadership, business administration, and event collaboration with an emphasis on capital investments and corporate structure. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, social media platforms, Avid Digital, DVC Pro, Photoshop, market terminals, web design and financial research software, Instagram, Pinterest, X, Proficient in Italian.
EDUCATION: New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY, Master of Arts/Journalism. Graduated program with distinction.
St. John’s University, Queens, NY Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts/Business Minor.
Lehman College, BRONXNET Cable, Bronx, NY, Studio Producer Training, Production Certification.
HONORS: Recipient of National Edward R. Murrow Award for overall Excellence in Small Market Radio, 2003. Graduated Masters Program with distinction, 2003, Dean’s List, scholarship recipient.
MP Baking Corp, Remote, NY 01/2023-Present
Home Improvements, New York, NY 21-23
Coordinated with team to ensure accounts were prospected and increased the companies, return on investment by 375%.
Collaborated with contractors in impacting potential contracts for organizational sales growth with third party vendors.
Communicated and ensured problem solving for ideas pitched and how to approach potential sales through follow-up and professional development.
Mary Kay, New York, NY 2014-2021
Opened and managed new accounts in beauty sales with a 300% Return om Investment Sales goals exceeded by 200%
Casting Companies, New York, NY
Extra in Television and Film 2010-2013
Studied and rehearsed roles from scripts to interpret, learn and memorize lines, stunts, and cues as directed. Worked closely with directors, other actors, and playwrights to find the interpretation most suited to the role. Learned about characters in scripts and their relationships to each other to develop role interpretations. Collaborated with other actors as part of an ensemble on local and cable television networks.
The Election Systems, NY, Bronx, NY
Team Leader/Canvasser 2009-2013
Provided outstanding customer service. Daily maintenance of heavy phones both for inbound and outbound calls on a regular basis. Responsible for handling, approving and processing campaign result paperwork for work covered out on the field. Updated database daily to ensure constituent information was current and accurate. Manages several teams with two direct reports. Ensured deadlines and quality assurance for three offices. As a team leader wore many hats. Attended all marketing events and supervised four teams of canvassers.
The Bronx Advocate, Bronx, NY
Consistently exceeded sales goal by 200%. Assisted with print layout of stories, photos and ad placement on a biweekly basis. Assisted in arranging printing and distribution of paper. Wrote and polished 4 – 5 stories the product and assisted in training the sales team on product knowledge. Performed cold calls on a daily basis. Had a healthy client base, opened more than 25 new accounts. Monthly quota of 5 new accounts.
WBAI Radio, New York, NY 2001-2003
WGCH 1490 AM, Greenwich, CT
WATD 95.9, Marshfield, MA - National Edward R. Murrow Award
News 12, Long Island, NY
On Air Reporter
Wrote, edited, proofread and produced stories with deadlines for radio and television broadcast on evening news using linear and nonlinear equipment. Covered general assignment news and political stories out in the field. Completed 4-5 stories for broadcast per week. Assisted in editing of news pieces. Trained on using the soundboard and technical newsroom equipment for radio and television broadcast. Completed live spots out in the field. Team awarded National Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence in Small Market Radio.
BOE, Educator, New, NY 2000-2007
Educator specializing in Early Childhood in general education; completed professional development and training.
Instructor for all afterschool and summer programs. Trained in test prep for testing,
Completed all course work necessary for completing certification.
INTRAC Group, New York, NY
Sales/Marketing Assistant 1998-2000
Responsible for answering heavy phones, typing memos, spreadsheets, and other administrative duties for two CEO’s. Assured customer satisfaction and assisted in troubleshooting. Devised, coordinated, and correlated sales inventory spreadsheets, proposals and samples. Assisted with normal administrative duties and the organization and layout of marketing material for client distribution. Responsible for daily calendar, setting up conference calls, and mass mailings for products and services rendered.
Soloman Smith Barney, New York, NY
Sales Assistant 1996-1998
Proactively prepared proposals for broker presentations and administrative duties. Draw charts and graphs, using computer spreadsheets, to illustrate technical reports. Analyzed stock market information for financial advisors to forecast business, industry, or economic conditions. Prepared excel inventory forms or agreements to complete sales. Contacted customers to present information and explain available services on accounts. Review business trends and market research to assist brokers on customer advice regarding expected fluctuations. Handled, updated and maintained client profiles, account paperwork and database possible for proactively assisting with new business clientele and maintaining existing business relationships.