Cheryl Banks

  • Purcellville US-VA
Cheryl Banks


I am interested in pursuing an A+ Certification, have a technical diagnostic abilities, and enjoy working with and on computers.   I also enjoy graphic design.  With some of my free time I volunteer working with senior citizens.


Dedicated and polished administrative professional, recognized for taking a leadership role in direct support of top management. Able to exercise sound judgment, to make independent decisions, and possessing excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism to interface with all levels of leadership. Possess the highest degree of integrity, supported by a flawless record of maintaining confidentiality and producing outstanding work. OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE.•Experienced office manager and gatekeeper for top-level executives•Efficient multitasker: calendars, travel, phones, correspondence, meetings, presentations, record-keeping, and customer service•Able to balance personal warmth with business savvy, diplomacy, and confidentiality •Very high technical proficiency and mastery of many programs, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Quicken, Lotus, knowledge of graphic design and web page maintenance, and most office equipment. Type 90 wpm.


To work in the growing organization as an executive / administrative assistant where the perfect blend of my 20+ years experience and wide variety of well-honed technical and interpersonal skills can help in maximizing the mission of the company.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2005 - Jul 2009

Executive Assistant - The President and the Provost


Provided high-level executive support to the President and the Provost of ivy-league level classical liberal arts college with 350 students and 28 faculty.

·Independently able to deal with administrative problems, inquiries, and, as appropriate, serve as primary  point of contact between the executives and external constituents on a range of issues.

·Manage 2 busy executive’s calendars, correspondence, and travel plans

·Maintain departmental files and databases

·Logistics and event planning, including Board of Trustee meetings

·Prepare professional quality presentations and graphic design publications

May 2002 - Sep 2005

Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, and Communications Director


Served as senior administrator’s assistant, as well as office manager and communications director

·Managed busy phones, calendars, and scheduling of multiple meetings including room booking

·Bookkeeping and purchasing

·Planning and executing logistics of large events

·Maintained databases and records

·Provided management in all external/internal communications and marketing issues through print and   electronic media, including webpage maintenance

·Provided technical computer and software support for other employees and volunteers

·Graphic design, video editing, and web page design and maintenance

·Preparation of professional presentations

·Liaison between senior executive and constituency on confidential and highly sensitive matters

1995 - 1999

Executive Assistant

University of North Texas-College of Education Dean's Office

Second largest university in the State of Texas with over 30,000 students, the College of Education was one of the largest colleges, also containing a graduate school.  I assisted the Dean who was responsible for handling all matters of an academic nature within the entire college.

·Independent judgment and initiative utilized in interpreting and promotion all programs, policies, and procedures

·Responsible for dean’s calendar, travel, correspondence, coordinating multiple meetings, and college programs and conferences

·Assisted students, faculty, and other staff in matters regarding Academic Affairs

·Prepared professional correspondence, reports, publications, and PowerPoint presentations

·Extensive record-keeping

·Designed and maintained the first Dean’s office webpage.

·Provided technical support to entire office

·Supervised student workers

Nov 1992 - Sep 1995

Administrative Assistant

Trietsch UMC
Oct 1983 - Jan 1985

Secretary and Customer Service

Stan Firebaugh Insurance Agency
Oct 1980 - Oct 1983

Assistant to VP of Engineering

Teccor Electronics
Jan 1978 - Jan 1980

Assistant to Regional Director

Armor Dial Co
Jun 1972 - Dec 1973


State of Oklahoma, Mental Health


1972 - Present

Cooperative Office Education

Norman High School
2009 - 2009

Business Administration

Northern Virginia Community College
1998 - 2000

18 hours

Pima County Community College



Graphic Design

Studied graphic design and have a particular knack for it, to include design for print, advertisements, webpage design and maintenance

Gatekeeper and Liaison for Top Executives

Record keeping

Ability to perform day to day tasks involving information gathering and processing of files, records and databases.

Travel Coordinator

Experienced notetaker

Skilled at taking official minutes in highest level meetings

Organizational and Time Management


Communication (verbal and written)

Capacity to communicate well from the lowest ranks of the corporation to the highest positions involved in an operation.    Skilled at writting official correspondence.


I have a natural technical proficiency and interest and have been using computers for over17 years. I have a better than intermediate skill and understanding in computer operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.  Have operated as the office computer support in several of my positions.


Adobe Suite

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Powerpoint

Microsoft Word



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