Education

Education
Aug 2006 - Present

BBA

University of Kentucky

-Gatton College of Business and Economics

-Member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Intern

Cornett-IMS

Working with the Account Services and Management department on marketing campaigns for clients in the surrounding Lexington area including the "see blue" campaign for the University of Kentucky, Buffalo Trace bourbon, and Keeneland thoroughbred racetrack.  

Assisting in starting and coordinating the Keeneland Ambassadors program to execute spring marketing events.

Dec 2008 - Present

File Clerk

Golden and Walters, PLLC

Accountable for all general filing and administrative duties of the firm. Enter data and information into Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Answer and transfer all incoming calls; send/ file incoming and outgoing faxes. Sent on travel runs by the attorney's to any location in the state of Kentucky.

Jan 2010 - Jan 2010

Intern

Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.

Holiday internship program working with the strategic communications department in the Merchandise Mart Chicago location. Conducted market research-specifically architecture firms nationwide-for the NeoCon World's Trade Fair 2010 (more than 700 exhibitors, more than 150 CEU-accredited seminars and association forums, keynote speakers, new products, innovative design and building resources and materials for contact furnishings) Worked to build databases of the most valuable homes in Cook County in order to target the right audience for our high-end events as well as compiling worksheets regarding our industry competitors. Updated the VIP contact list for the Art Chicago Trade Show 2010 and worked in the PR department putting together press materials for the California Gift Show in LA

May 2009 - Sep 2009

Sales Associate Intern

Aflac

Worked directly with the District and Regional Sales Coordinators to increase the number of Aflac customers around the state of Kentucky via travel and phone conferences. Attended two weeks of in class training and out of class field sales experience while also attending scheduled staff meetings and customer appointments. Made cold calls (over the phone and in person) to potential customers, scheduled appointments and assisted in product presentations. Was able to work independently and directly with companies and organizations around the state in sales.

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Financial Representative Intern

First Investors Corporation

Worked closely with the representatives to learn how to service clients and prepare investment proposals. Spent approximately five hours a week with management staff working on special projects and presented a final project at the end of the internship. Sat in on conference calls, planning sessions, staff meetings, and representative sales training weekly. Carried out various administrative tasks including filing and data entry.

Skills

Skills

Macintosh (Apple) Operating System

Microsoft Certification

Certified in Word, PowerPoint, Excel   Proficient in Access, Publisher, and Outlook

Microsoft PC Operating System

Summary

Possess a high level of interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills. Well organized, highly motivated and experienced in customer relations and problem solving. Thrive on new experiences with high energy and strong work ethic. A goal-oriented achiever who faces problems with innovative, thought out solutions.

Objective

Extremely interested in securing a full-time career opportunity within the fields of Marketing, Advertising or Public Relations in the downtown Chicago area business community.

Activities/ Organizations

National Society of Collegiate Scholars Member

UK Marketing Club Member

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority

        -Recording Secretary (07-08)

Fight Night Philanthropy Event

        -Marketing and Community Involvement Chair (08, 09)

Ronald McDonald House Charity Volunteer

DanceBlue Philanthropy Event for Make-A-Wish Foundation Volunteer