Cathy A. Wells
South Holland, IL 60473
Office Manager / Executive Assistant with 15 plus years support experience reporting to company president; strong organizational skills, excellent multitasking abilities. Areas of proficiency include:
• Front Office Operations
• Records Management
• Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, QuickBooks
• Typing 70 wpm
• Notary Public
Office Manager 03/1997-01/2010
VAN PELT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, CHICAGO, IL
Office Manager of small construction company consisting of 15 employees. Professionally answered telephones and greeted visitors, handled all official company correspondence, performed payroll and general office duties including opening and sorting mail, preparing and shipping large volumes of overnight packages via Fed-Ex and UPS; maintained office services, records and equipment; scheduled meetings; assisted in every aspect of construction management, responsible for obtaining permits and licensing as well as scheduling connection of light, gas and water utilities for every new project, ordered job site trailers and equipment; prepared bid packages, created and maintained brochures and manuals, typed proposals, contracts, purchase orders, meeting minutes, and progress reports; acted as liaison between office and field personnel.
Executive Assistant/Supervisor 05/1993 – 03/1997
NOVAK CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, CHICAGO, IL
Assistant to company president and supervisor of clerical staff. Duties included transcription, typing documents, reports, contracts, newsletters and brochures, screening and routing telephone calls, and scheduling meetings, planning events, and making reservations/travel arrangements.
Senior Secretary 02/1988 – 05/1993
MARSHALL FIELD’S, CHICAGO, IL
Assistant to three project managers in the store planning division. Typed documents and meeting notes, answered phones, scheduled meetings and appointments, performed timekeeping, tracked and monitored vacation time for all employees within the department.
MOS Certification (in progress 8/2012-10/2012)
Chicago College of Commerce
Graduate, East Central High School, Hurley, MS