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September 2019Present
Wag!

Walker

I've maintained a 4.97 out of 5.0 star rating in my time as a Wag! Walker with 90% of my walks rated 5 stars and only three awarded 4 stars. I have never been rated lower than 4 stars.

Experience walking dogs 5 months to 11 years, 10lbs to 100lbs as well as dogs with hearing, physical and visual disabilities. Performed walks during inclement weather and all temperatures. Know how to put on and walk dogs using gentle lead, freedom, front lead & head halter harnesses and flat, rolled and Martingdale collars.

Physically fit. I can easily reach distance goals and can carry dogs up to 20lbs up and down stairs.

Dressed dogs in booties, coats and sweaters.

Awarded multiple Extra Caring, Excellent Report Card Writing and Excellent Distance badges from my 200+ Wag! clients.

Experience walking two dogs in tandem.

Takes excellent pup selfies to send to parents.

Utilized my PTSD recovery training and have implemented grounding techniques to soothe triggered/agitated dogs.

January 2002Present
East 84th Street Menagerie

Maintenance Manager/Activities Director/Chef

Responsibilities include providing unconditional love to a total of four cats over seventeen years and a 60lb Pitt/Terrier Mix I adopted in Oct 2018; possessing a willingness to throw myself into traffic to protect them; buying anything that squeaks, purrs or rattles to entertain them; raising them to be furry balls of love; educating those who still believe Pitt Bulls are to be feared; administering oral and topical medications/special care for kennel cough, hyperthyroidism and FIV; accommodating dietary restrictions for sensitive stomachs, a broken tooth and pancreatitis; walking the aforementioned terrier four times daily in all forms of weather starting at six-thirty am and ending at eleven pm; scheduling all the zoomies; following through on the promise they'll never not feel loved; keeping my word they will not be alone in their final moments, no matter how shattered I am on the inside.

08/2019Present
ChristanMarashio.com

Certified Trauma Recovery Coach

I work with women 21+ who are survivors of various forms of trauma such as childhood neglect, abuse & assault. Sessions are conducted one-on-one and in groups. Responsibilities include working with client to create action plans and set attainable recovery goals.

2010Present
BuffsandBrainiacs.com

Founder

BuffsandBrainiacs is a six-figure revenue generating event management business that plans, staffs and executes over 40 specialty networking events per month in NYC and Boston.Responsible for managing web design and monthly event calendar; social media management; writing content; conceptualizing events; partner outreach for co-branded events; procuring venues & instructors; analyzing sales insights; training, managing, and scheduling staff of seven to ten hosts per week; marketing & promotion; customer retention and communications; and invoice management/payment. Event management skills include greeting all event guests and checking them in; making sure guests are comfortable; answering questions about event attendees, event theme, and event goals; engaging guests in conversation to put them at ease; upselling future events.

2010Present
ATWYS.COM

Founder

AndThatsWhyYoureSingle.com is an established and widely-read blog in the dating and relationship niche. In 2012 I launched a dating profile review service and have critiqued close to two thousand profiles in that time.

Education

19911991
Emerson College

Bachelor of Science in Communications