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Work experience

Jun 2010Present

Promotions and Business Services

Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Coordinate on-site and off-site meetings which include preparing meeting collateral, acting as liaison between organization and venue to make sure the meetings run smoothly.
  • Form and maintain relationships with new businesses to join the Chamber of Commerce.
  • Increase advertising sales to market "Burlington Discover the Treasures," publication.
  • Administer the marketing and public relations avenues to increase awareness for special events including, Home Expo, Annual Dinner and Auction, Golf Outing, Christmas Parade and other fundraising activities.
  • Insure proper updating and editing the Chamber's Web site.
Oct 2010Present

Substitute Teacher

Burlington Area School District
Oct 2002Present

Food & Nutrition Services

Aurora Memorial Hospital
Sep 2009Nov 2009

Public Relations Internship

Racine County-UW Extension
  • Spoke confidently in large group settings and small group settings toward professionals who attended a business networking seminar, presentation to incorporate a volunteer program, and one-on-one interviews with staff members to gather information why they need volunteers.
  • Participated in the research and development to conclude the importance of volunteers to help assist staff members.
  • Created and distributed news releases and flyers to advertise the Asset Builders of America's Money Conference, a seminar that provides affordable, high-quality, and unbiased financial education.
May 2009Jun 2009


The Jeff Schmeckel Benefit
  • Effectively secured 50 sponsors from local businesses.
  • Planned and implemented social media and print collateral for marketing the event.
  • Successfully raised over $20,000 in donations and achieved an attendance level of approximately 800 people.
May 2007Aug 2007

Public Relations Internship

Real Racine (Racine County)
  • Managed the production and promotion of major events for Racine County.
  • Coordinated and supervised 125 volunteers for the Harley Owners Group State Rally, a national event for fellow Harley Davidson members.
  • Conducted a marketing survey for the EVP Pro-Beach Volleyball Tournament.
  • Coordinated revisions and updates to Real Racine's Web site.
  • Organized historical print archives.
Aug 2005Jan 2006

Food & Nutrition Services

Walt Disney World


Public Relations and Advertising

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater


Strong verbal and written communication abilities. Effective organization skills to complete tasks on time. Positive attitude towards others to work as a team member and able to work independently. Successful and effective decision making and conflict resolution skills. Excellent computer skills, including Internet Research; Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, and PowerPoint; familiar with social media Web sites including Twitter, Blogs, and Facebook.  

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Ability to challenge and to fully utilize my skills of leadership, organization, marketing, independent judgment, versatility, and communication.  I'm ambitious, creative, passionate, intelligent, detail-oriented, and energetic.  Over many years of problem solving, dedication, and being self motivated drives me to be the best.