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Marketing and Communications Intern


Marketing and Communications Intern. Worked with VP of Marketing to plan events and create collateral.

·Coordinated with congressional offices, company founders, and business leaders daily to plan, promote and execute workshops, briefings and events

·Planned 2005 Adam Smith Awards dinner for 300 people and a record 13 Congressional Breakfasts


National Implementation Manager

National Implementation Manager. Designed field implementation strategy for field facing recruiting initiatives and programs by leveraging cross-organizational resources and executing tailored implementation plans to achieve high impact results in 87 field offices.

Training and Coaching

·Created and delivered month long training course to 150 field leaders and staff via WebEx

·Trained and coached 26 recruiters and 43 vice-presidents in the Western and Central United States in network and referral recruiting increasing candidate quality at offer by 23%

Field Leadership

·Provided extensive onsite on-boarding training and support for 17 experienced recruiters

·Increased field engagement by creating and facilitating national weekly recruiting training calls

Project Management

·Implemented national program targeting a new candidate segmentincreasing total sales by 120%

·Piloted recruiter one-on-one best practices increasing recruiter effectiveness towards goal



Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.

Recruiter. Managed extensive recruiting process for 25 new applicants each week while supervising six members of the operations staff, training new advisors, and providing national training to other recruiters.

·Awarded 2007 Ameriprise Financial Recruiter of the Year

·Drove recruiting results to become one of 12 offices nationally to reach hiring goals

·Coordinated 44 events for two Ameriprise Financial offices generating over 1,000 quality leads

·Identified regional budget savings of $75k through national coordination of career fairs


Licensing Coordinator

Licensing Coordinator. Acted as resource broker and coach assisting new financial advisors in obtaining their Series 7, Series 66 and Insurance Licenses.

·Cut time to get an advisor licensed by 50% while increasing retention by 34%

·Created and facilitated New Advisor Orientation classes to increase retention of advisors

·Leveraged resources to help advisors pass exams achieving one of the highest pass rates in the country


Executive Assistant

Blanning and Baker Political Consulting

Executive Assistant. Worked with partners to provide support to state engineering labor union.

·Coordinated documentary premiere for 300 people, legislative day and quarterly board meetings

·Implemented an effective web-based member benefits program streamlining process for members


Jan 2001Aug 2005

Business Management

Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University

·Awarded academic scholarship for three years covering half tuition and five local scholarships

·BYU Student Leadership Organization, Women in Business, and American Sign Language Club


Positive, hard working training professional with a background in recruiting, project management and operations.


Native Californian. Enjoys trail running, cooking desserts, exploring new cities and camping.


Recruiter of the Year, half-tuition academic scholarship, and five local scholarships