Deborah Bartholow

Work History

Work History
Jun 2005 - Present

Corrections Officer First Class

St. Mary's County Sheriffs Dept

Corrections Officer First Class in charge of Supervising inmates. Conducts investigations into incidents that occur within the Detention Center. Take witness statements, conduct interviews. Excellent report writing capabilities. Extremely well organized. Excellent communications skills a MUST. Always early, shift work and midnights. Volunteer for overtime.

Extensive background check was conducted---passed on first attempt.

Apr 2003 - Jun 2005

Commercial Insurance Agent

Buckler Insurance Agency

Was a licensed insurance Agent in Maryland and applied for this job as a Sales Agent. Was accepted as a licensed Commercial Agent and received on-the-job training. Handled bonds, sales and service of Commercial Accounts. Underwriting commercial risks. Telephone communications and dealing with the public. Excellent writing skills, extremely organized. Typing 70 wpm.

Feb 1998 - Apr 2003

Insurance Underwriter I

Started with GEICO w/no experience in Insurance. Was hired as a sales rep for the auto dept. Worked in auto for 2 years and transferred over to the Cycle-Gaurd department working as a sales agent. Was promoted within that Department to Insurance Underwriter I. Produced over 100% work everyday. Experience in underwriting motorcycle policies. Handled extensive background information with regards to claims histories and MVRR's. Handled phone calls with the claims deparmtents, customers and other local agents. Very organized. Typing skills at 70 wpm. This was a self-motivated position. Volunteered for overtime. Shift work. Always early and very dependable. Excellent communication skills were a MUST.  Left this position only because I got married and moved with new spouse to Maryland.  

Education

Education

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Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy

Graduated 8 week program at Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy with honors with higher than a 95% average. Obtained 6 college credits. Extensive Law Enforcement training.

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State of Virginia

Study and course completed to become a licensed insurance agent. Passed on first attempt.

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1 year college. Does not pertain to current employment.

Jun 1983

High School Diploma

Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy

Graduated high school with an education equivalent to 1 1/2 yrs college.

Skills

Skills

computers

Familiar with Word and Excel.

Communications

Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Have a current and previous job history that requires ethics and an ability to maintain privacy regarding others personal information.

typing

Current typing proficiency of 70 wpm.

Objective

I am currently seeking a position in Insurance Investigations. Despite the fact that I do not hold an Associates or Bachelors Degree, my background and training make me more than qualified.

I am currently separating from my spouse and will be able to travel as required. I have no children.

I have worked extensive shift work in this current position and would have no problem with any schedule given.

I am looking to further my experience and education. I am also looking to learn a second language.

Interest

Love to cook. Collector of small antiques. Have and ride a motorcycle. Love to read.

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2005 - Mar 2009

Criminal Justice

SMCJA

Secret

St. Mary's County Sherriffs Dept