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Certified Energy Executive Assistant

Arlington, VA, 22204
August 03, 2022

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Arlington, VA *****



15+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant/Administrative Assistant

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as a team player; self-starter

Ability to multi-task effectively; great organizational, technical and interpersonal skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to quickly plan and prioritize work, and meet critical deadlines

Confident and poised interacting with employees at levels within an organization

Ability to prepare and present facts in a logical, clear and concise manner

Ability to work within approved guidelines and protocols

Liaison with various other department as required; professional telephone demeanor

Various other administrative duties as assigned

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, the internet and various other computer functions

NORTH AMERICAN POWER - Certified Energy Broker – 2011 - present

Worked independently as a Certified Energy Broker, sharing information with prospective energy clients, and enlisted energy choice clients

Assisted clients unlocking the full potential of energy usage in respective deregulated energy markets, and provided competitive rate planning

Participated in ongoing leadership training and events, and kept abreast of the energy brokerage market laws and regulations

Participated in monthly all management and staff conference calls

BRYANT MILLER OLIVE, P.C. - Office Manager/Senior Paralegal - May 2007 – December 2008

Worked closely with Managing Shareholder, General Counsel and Associates

Excellent professional communication skills with staff at all levels

Prepared complex municipal finance and public-private development finance documents for Closings

Conducted legal research and performed various other administrative duties as assigned

Prioritized workload demands requiring deadlines, with successful completion

Composed routine and non-routine correspondence for Attorneys as requested

Prepared, edited and proofread documents, memoranda and correspondence

Proactively supported all Firm-wide client services initiates

Entered all attorneys’ time and prepared clients’ billing statements

Frequent in-person and telephone client contact in preparation for on-site Closings

Offer technology and support as needed to successfully transact business and grow into the future

ALSTON & BIRD LLP - Legal Securities Transactional Secretary - June 2005 – May 2007

Worked closely with two Financial Services & Products Partners and an Associate

Prepared, edited and proofread documents, memoranda and correspondence

Scheduled appointments and updated attorneys’ calendars

Set up teleconferen1es and meetings

Provided frequent client contact

Opened and maintained all new client and administrative files

Processed client bills (reviewed edited and mailed to clients)

Conducted research and performed other administrative duties as assigned

WILMER HALE LLP - Legal Securities Transactional Secretary - October 2000 – June 2005

Worked closely with Senior Securities Litigation Partners and one Senior Counsel, with particular emphasis on government and internal investigations, enforcement proceedings involving the SEC, NASD, and other regulatory bodies, and federal and state court litigation on matters primarily involving financial reporting, accounting and disclosure issues, securities/other financial fraud, and insider trading

Prepared various securities litigation documents for filing with the Courts

Prepared memoranda and general correspondence; transcribed lengthy client interviews

Reviewed, edited, and mailed invoices to clients

Made travel arrangements and prepared expense reports

Conducted research and performed other administrative duties as assigned

PATTON BOGGS LLP - Legal Public Policy & Litigation Secretary - April 1999 – October 2000

Worked closely with Partner representing client interests before federal agencies and the U.S. Congress, advising clients on matters related to business transactions, project development and project finance; prepared lengthy proposals

Worked closely with two Litigation Associates in matters relating to litigation in violation of labor union disciplinary codes and bank and securities fraud; prepared various litigation documents

Opened and maintained all new client and administrative files

Set up conference calls; made travel arrangements and prepared expense reports


University of Maryland, College Park, MD – Major: Certified Paralegal. Dean's List

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI – Major: Broadcast Communication. Outstanding Academic Achievement Award

Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, WI – Major: Secretarial Science, Associate Degree

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