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Summary

Recent MBA graduate with 5+ years of experience in the food manufacturing industry. A strong and ambitious leader, proficient in family business topics and an advocate for Women in Leadership.  

Education

August 2008May 2013

B.S. Health Science

Southern Adventist University
Bachelors Degree in Health Science with a concentration in Psychology and a minor in Art.

Work History

April 2016July 2016

Content Strategist 

Enjoy Fresh

Collaborated with local chefs to deliver fresh meals to corporate downtown Orlando. Built brand awareness through social media channels and events. Managed Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and Yelp accounts. Communicated with chef partners to design the weekly and monthly order cycle.

May 2015August 2015

Human Resources Intern

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel

Redesigned, reorganized and updated the Employee Handbook, according to the most recent federal and state laws. Developed and introduced a new social media policy. Collaborated with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee to design a corporate wellness strategy.

December 2015January 2016

Global Sustainability

INCAE University, Costa Rica

Attended a comprehensive ten day seminar to study global sustainability in emerging markets, including Central and South America. Used the case study method to understand the importance of sustainability throughout all segments of the supply chain and the financial benefits of sustainable business practices. Visited local businesses such as Earth University, to understand the implementation of sustainable practices.

May 2013May 2014

Product Manager

McKee Foods Corporation

Responsible for the Little Debbie Family Pack product line, including pricing, packaging, product development and corporate communications. Conducted brand elasticity tests and a competitive analysis for the Little Debbie family pack segment. Analyzed Nielsen sales data to derive sales decisions based on category growth. Executed taking newly developed products to market.

Skills

Family Business

An active shareholder and owner of a family business with over ten years of involvement. Experienced in family business issues, such as next generation development and succession planning.

Leadership

A Leadership Scholar at the Crummer Graduated School of Business with a Certification in Leadership. Team leader of the student consulting group Kumar & Associates, and a board member of the Student Leadership Advisory Board. 

Digital Marketing 

A Content Strategist at a start-up in Orlando. Managing all social media platforms. Initiating marketing efforts through Buffer, implementing strategies with Google Adwords, and tracking marketing efforts with Google Analytics. 

Human Resources

 Human Resources Intern. Utilized Microsoft Excel. Updated records according to FMLA, FLSA and ADA standards. Designed a Social Media policy. Reported directly to the manager.    

Sustainability

Attended a 10-day hands-on seminar on Global Sustainability in Costa Rica. Completed courses in Global Sustainability and Sustainable Business Practices. Completed a White Belt Six Sigma Certification.

Product Management

Managed a product line including pricing, packaging, and sales orders. Used Nielsen to track sales volume and conduct market research. Executed new product to market strategies. Supervised line-test at manufacturing plant. 

Organizations

Nov 2016Current

Sustaining Member

Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute

"The Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute provides opportunities for women to increase their leadership capabilities through educational series, inspirational programs, and multiple opportunities to associate with a diverse group of women leaders." -cwli.org

June 2016Current

Member

National Association of Professional Women

A networking community for professional women, providing educational events and seminars all over the country. 

June 2013Current

Member

Family Business Network

A network of family businesses providing networking, education and advisory services. Has global reach.

Certifications

2016Current

Six Sigma White Belt 2016

Udemy.com

URL: ude.my/UC-956AYZ85

2016Current

Social Media Marketing 2016

Udemy.com

URL: ude.my/UC-HT84K4GQ