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Executive Meeting Planner

Arlington, Texas, 76012, United States
March 25, 2011

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Mya A. Byrd

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Accomplished and self-reliant event planner with 5+ years of experience coordinating programs, meetings and special events. Recognized as a talented and energetic professional with a proven record of achieving success with minimal supervision in both the corporate and non-profit sector.


Customer Satisfaction

Strategic Planning

Post-Event Analysis

Relationship Management

Budget & Forecast Analysis

Contract Negotiations

Team Building/Leadership

Program Management

Vendor Management


Proficient in time management and prioritizing deadlines which is demonstrated through effectively directing and facilitating special events and meetings

Dedicated team player able to collaborate effectively cross-functionally with various departments, vendors, clients and donors

Documented success in building and maintaining relationships with key decision-makers and loyalty retention

Exceptionally well organized with a track record that demonstrates self-motivation, creativity and initiative to achieve both personal and corporate goals


MBA, Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO 2010

B.S: Criminal Justice, Harris-Stowe University, St. Louis, MO 2001


The Boeing Company, Hazelwood, MO 1/05 - Present

Seamlessly orchestrate events with budgets up to $40,000, for up to 500 attendees

Improved special event revenue by 27% during first year of direction, resulting in $30,000 additional revenue

Actively involved in planning and executing the grand opening of the Virtual Warfare Center

Assist with establishing strategic marketing plans to achieve event revenue and participation

Perform public speaking presentations before a wide array of audiences

Diplomatically negotiate with vendors to arrive at mutually agreeable, cost-saving solutions, and proactively track and summarize budgets for meetings and special events

Designed New Employee process for BDS Accounting employees

Editor for the BDS Accounting Newsletter Team

Active involvement with Boeing St. Louis LEAN+ Team

Reconcile corporate card expenses that results in over $600,000 in cost savings for the company


Member, National Association of Professional Women Member since 2011

Junior Board of Directors, Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition Member since 2010

Service Committee Lead

Member, Top Ladies of Distinction-Confluence Chapter Member since 2006

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