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December 2003

Summa Cum Laude

GPA:  4.0

Work experience

Oct 2005Present

Marketing & Communications Manager

Sagem Avionics, Inc. (SAFRAN Group)

Direct data driven market studies to enable marketing strategy formulation. Lead Balanced Score Card project. Facilitate change management during transition of company from standalone unit to subsidiary of $13B corporate holding group and implement new communication standards from parent company. Establish key relationships with corporate headquarters, media, government, and other internal and external stakeholders. Recruit and manage marketing team. Launch advertising campaigns including budgeting for, creating and publishing ads in magazines with international readership. Write all Press Releases, press conferences, media announcements and  newsletters as well as internal communications announcements. Develop templates and other documentation with quality department for ISO certification efforts. Volunteer and serve as Internal Quality Auditor.

  • Developed Strategic Map and Balanced Score Card including implementing 30+ Key Process Indicators
  • Built Marketing Communications Department from the ground up.
  • Recognized by corporate group CEO for successful event planning of new facility inauguration and investor site visit
  • Increased traffic at industry tradeshows, presence in media and brand name recognition
  • Co-Founded Green Wings environmental initiative reducing CO2 emissions 
Feb 2005Oct 2005

Marketing Coordinator

T.C. Manufacturing, Paksher Co.

Examined current marketing strategies and worked closely with Vice President of Sales for implementation. Researched new product / customized product offerings in conjunction with Vice President of Product Development. Generated and introduced internal marketing tools such as company newsletter; resolved customer complaints and issues. Produced Catalogue, Full Line, and Line Specific brochures.

  • Reduced custom product lead-time by 50% by implementing process improvement and custom order tracking working with cross-functional team
  • Championed targeted marketing campaign for new product gaining adoption from 3 largest customers
Jul 2004Dec 2004

Marketing & Sales Director

US Foam Technologies

Evaluated marketing strategies, offering recommendations and solutions as appropriate Initiated, maintained, and nurtured business relationships with new clients and existing customers. Organized trade show activities; coordinated advertising in magazines and other media. Managed marketing support employee; created marketing pieces; oversaw direct-mail efforts.

  • Enhanced customer satisfaction garnering repeat business and loyalty to the brand
  • Secured numerous municipal bid award
Aug 2000Dec 2001

Resident Assistant / Head R.A. / Office Assistant (Residential Life)

Kilgore College

Administered resident complaints, filed and answered phone; supervised maintenance of residential facilities; published monthly newsletter; oversaw 8 rooms/18 student residents, including providing activities, security, maintenance, and handling legal issues.

  • Voted Resident Assistant of the Year in 2000
  • Assumed duties (management of staff, residence hall, planning, etc.) of Office Coordinator for three months during Coordinator's absence


Graphic Design
Advertising Conception Creation Publishing Messaging Brand building Consulting  


Strategic Market Planning • Marketing & Communications Management • Cross Functional Team Leadership Marketing Metric Tools Creation • Effective Public Relations • Brand Management

 Process Improvement • Major Event Planning & Coordination • Corporate & Foreign Relations 

Graphic Design • Market Research • Advertising Planning



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 Results driven marketing manager, with viral energy and drive. Experienced working with tight budgets and deadlines. Accomplished leader and team player, prolific in cross-functional environments. Big picture thinker strengthened by a highly creative mind and corporate outlook with demonstrated success at building relationships. Proven market and customer orientation through effective marketing campaigns and segment capture. Quick learner and competent time manager having completed a challenging graduate degree program while being employed full time.