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Summary

This resume is intended as a vehicle with which to change my professional life. As you will see below, my work experience has been varied.

I am seeking an entry level CREATIVE position.

I am a proven leader, under the harshest conditions. I work well under pressure and with looming deadlines. I have excellent written and verbal skills, and look forward to a new creative challenge.

Work experience

Feb 2009Present

Convoy Commander

KBR
  • Led convoys in a combat environment.
  • Responsible for briefing drivers on conditions and safety data before all missions.
  • Made important decisions under harsh conditions.
  • Assembled and maintained a Core Team.
  • Worked with the US Military in the upload/download of goods being transported.
  • Able to manage and accurately complete reports, bills of lading and a large amount of personnel accountability and safety paperwork.
  • Responsible for ongoing safety training of drivers.
20002009

HCR Contractor

United States Postal Service
  • Hired and managed relief drivers.
  • Negotiated contract.
  • Serviced 100 rural route customers.
  • Managed a budget.
20022005

Owner

Pockets, LLC
  • Conceived and managed fast-food restaurant.
  • Responsible for all aspects of managing a successful business including, purchasing, hiring, cost analysis, marketing and labor.
19982000

Owner/Operator

Nestle Transportation
  • Owned and operated a semi truck in 48 states and Canada.
  • Responsible for maintaining DOT compliance.
  • Familiar with shipping and receiving paperwork and processes.
19961998

Adjuster/Investigator

David Morse & Associates
  • Investigated and adjusted insurance claims for insurers.
  • Conducted scene investigations at accident locations.
  • Prepared reports, including photographs for insurer.
  • Analyzed data, and negotiated settlement offers within my authority.
  • Specialized in Heavy Truck accident investigation.
19931996

Paralegal

Ford Motor Co/Harrington, Foxx, Dubrow & Canter
  • Responsible for the settlement of all Lemon Law claims against Ford Motor Company in the Southern California/Nevada region.
  • Worked directly with Plaintiff's counsel in the negotiation of settlements.
  • Worked directly with Ford Motor Company's dealer network and Zone Managers.
  • Managed correspondence and deadlines in the settlement process.
  • Worked directly with Defense counsel  in preparation for litigation.

Education

Jan 1992Mar 1992

ABA Paralegal Certificate

UCLA, School of Law
19861990

New College of California

Skills

Adobe Photoshop CS
Create Logo's Manipulate/Edit Photographs
Verbal Skills
Comfortable speaking to large or small groups of people. Able to communicate requirements concisely and accurately. Able to motivate. Always communicates with dignity and respect. Excellent at making verbal status reports to superiors.
Written Skills
Able to communicate clearly and concisely through written media. Able to integrate diverse data and analysis into a clearly written and easily understood memo or report. Expresses own analysis and opinions clearly in written memo or report.
Computer literate
Microsoft Word. Microsoft Excel. Windows OS including Vista. Mac.

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