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Elizabeth Rhymaun

Guardian of culture with a passion for people and adventure

Summary of qualifications

  • Cultivates impeccable standards of communication among clients, coworkers and vendors.
  • Inventive organizational and problem solving prowess.
  • Incredible capacity to multi­task and thrive under pressure in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Proactive coordination and execution of time-­sensitive tasks.
  • Promoter of passion, integrity, culture, honesty, and adventure.

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Work experience

Mar 2017Present

Program Manager

Metis
  • Act as a hub of information and provide guidance for students/alumni of the Metis Data Science bootcamp.
  • Collaborate and communicate with a team of remote Program Managers to guarantee smooth processes for bootcamp students and staff while maintaining ACCET requirements.
  • Manage all financials for the program including invoicing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable, as well as managing and maintaining budgets for the Seattle office.
  • Develop and preserve strong relationships with multiple vendors and clients globally to ensure office culture and dynamic.
  • Assist Admissions with inquires regarding the program; act as a guide for students through the admissions process.
  • Prepare all documentation for current and future students while sustaining impeccable and up to date files per ACCET regulations.
  • Administer administrative training to instructors and staff when necessary, ensuring all staff maintain regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a Designated School Official by providing accurate information as requested by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) in accordance with federal regulations, FERPA (Federal Educational Right to Privacy Act) guidelines, and campus policies.
Apr 2016Mar 2017

Office & Experience Manager

Mixpo
  • Manage and cultivate office and culture for Seattle office of 70 employees as well as remote offices in Portland, OR and Victoria, BC, while also assisting remote employees in Boston, Denver, Austin, and Fort Worth.
  • Act as an informational core for all employee inquiries, requests, and issues.
  • Plan, promote, and execute company events including the company picnic and multiple holiday parties as well as weekly Thursday happy hours.
  • Handle travel, expenses, calendars, and meetings for CEO and C-level executives.
  • Assist Finance department with credit card reconciliation, AP/AR, invoicing; created a payment tracking system for client payments.
  • Created a budget tracking system for all office purchases, lunches, and happy hours.
  • Responsible for ordering lunches, snacks, and office supplies as well as handling multiple vendors and deliveries.
Jun 2014Feb 2016

Office & Experience Manager

Bigcommerce

Austin, TX

  • Front line for greeting office visitors, interview candidates, as well as initiating employee onboarding and introduction to office and culture. ­
  • Responsible for organizing and facilitating help-desk ticketing system, drafting office communications, booking conference rooms, running office errands, arranging meetings, lunches, events, accommodations, and itineraries.
  • Guardian, promoter, and protector of culture - brand ambassador.
  • Planned, promoted, and organized all company happy hours, events, special occasions, and parties to give back to the staff and promote Bigcommerce culture.
  • Managed two offices on a daily basis and kept the facilities running smoothly for all 300 employees and handled all issues promptly, without disruption to staff, while also coordinating globally with the other office locations.
  • Management of AP/AR for business and vendors as well as filing expense reports and conducting credit card reconciliation for multiple executives. ­
  • Reduced annual food and beverage costs by 50% over an 8 month period, while still keeping a fully stocked variety as well as very happy employees.
  • Project managed and led the build out of the downtown space in Austin, as well as assisted with the buildout of the San Francisco office and its opening.

          Sep 2013May 2014

          Chef De Rang (Assistant Service Lead)

          Schloss Elmau Cultural Hideaway & Luxury Resort

          Elmau, Bavaria, Germany

          • Recognized for establishing an exceptional standing with guests as well as motivating the return of clientele. ­
          • Was able to adapt and be a top employee in a German workforce without previous knowledge of the language. ­
          • Worked efficiently and successfully with a diverse team of employees. 
          Aug 2012Sep 2013

          Food & Beverage Assistant

          U.S. Department of Defense­ Edelweiss Lodge & Resort

          Garmisch­ Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany,

          • Aptitude for anticipating, identifying, and fulfilling guest needs, as well as clarifying and honoring special requests. ­
          • Exceptional ability to multi­-task while remaining calm and courteous under pressure in a fast paced environment. ­

          Education

          Bachelors of Science

          Texas State University

          Criminal Justice - Emphasis in Forensic Science

          GPA 3.2

          Activities

          Avid traveler who loves new places, meeting new people, learning new languages, kayaking, reading, writing, live music, dogs, and adventure.