Robert P. Weed
Herndon, VA 20170
Objective: To obtain long-term experience and further my career in a position related to data analysis, government affairs, and policy
Professional Summary: Extensive experience in data analysis and policy analysis. Knowledge of Federal and State-level legislative procedures. Capitol Hill experience, including presenting and meeting with Congressional Members and staff. Experience meeting with State Administrators. Educational background in research and statistical analysis. Goal-oriented, outgoing, hard-working, detail-oriented, and self- motivated. A fast learner who thrives in both team and individual environments. Educational Background:
Bachelor of Arts in History, Virginia Tech; 2009
Named to the 2006 Academic Dean’s List.
Organized and participated in multiple research projects including group research.
Prepared and presented data and analyses to both professors and colleagues on a regular basis by utilizing Microsoft Office programs and various research methods.
Credits include: Public Speaking, Public Relations, Legal Business and Finance, Research Methods, and Microeconomics.
2015-Pres - : Data Analyst - Child Care Aware of America. Arlington, VA – 40 hours per week
Maps and analyzes trending data from trainings, technical assistance, and national programs related to the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning
Scan and track state-level child care information requests to support senior State Training and Technical Assistance Specialists in delivery of resources, compiling a national view as necessary
Develops and maintains a system for information compilation and dissemination for state networks and the greater Child Care community.
Collects and analyzes evaluation data from trainings provided by the National Center.
Supports resource development and management by reviewing and assisting in preparation and dissemination of project resources. Drafts and assists with development of project-related spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, graphs, and charts.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on progress indicators and outcomes as required by federal performance requirements.
Collaborates with the policy and advocacy team to advance the legislative priorities of the Child Care community and stakeholders on Capitol Hill to Congressional members and their staff. 2010-2015: - Child Care Coordinator - Child Care Aware of America. Arlington, VA – 40 hours per week
Manages and updates online database to determine applicant and provider eligibility in compliance with Department of Defense policies.
Maintains consistent contact with applicants and providers, informing each of any Department of Defense policy changes.
Ensures that all application documentation is current and accurate. Utilizes customer service skills to contact applicants and providers to request documents as needed to complete file.
Ensures timely delivery of approval documentation to both families and child care providers.
Assists with additional projects as needed.
Related Skills and Accomplishments
4 years experience in data analysis, state and federal level policy analysis.
Experience meeting with Congressional members and staff on Capitol Hill.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, and Excel.
Average typing speed 90 or more words per minute.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Strong organizational, time management and troubleshooting skills.
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines.