Seeking to re-enter the work force after spending several years at home with our young children. Interested in part-time or full-time employment. Interested in a position in business or music-related profession where I can bring my unique skills to help make a company successful.

My office skills include: computer keyboarding proficiency (95 wpm) and 10-key numeric pad; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint; experience with Quicken and Microsoft Money; small office organization and management; and detailed attention to grammar, formatting, and editing.

My extensive background in piano includes: teaching private piano lessons; organizing joint studio recitals; accompanying for vocal and instrumental solo and ensemble performances; and performing for ensemble rehearsals, weddings, and praise and worship services. Apprenticed in two piano technician workshops to gain extensive experience with piano tuning, maintenance and repair.


Jan 2003 - May 2004

Missouri Southern State University
  • Completed courses in Computer Programming I and II, Data Structures with Microsoft Access, Visuall C++, and VB.net
Aug 1996 - Dec 1999


Harding University
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Performed Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C with orchestra
  • Honors include All-American Scholar, Who's Who of American College Students, Alpha Chi Honor Society

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2007 - Oct 2008

Independent Consultant

Creative Memories

Hosted creative scrapbooking workshops, provided enthusiastic scrapbooking consultation for hobbyists, and sold Creative Memories products.

Jan 2007 - May 2007

Adjunct Teacher

John Brown University

Taught a one-semester course in Piano Pedagogy and Literature for three piano students needing independent study credit. 

  • Presented lectures on the major composers of keyboard literature in the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary periods, including demonstrations of major works
  • Directed discussion about many aspects of teaching piano lessons
  • Compared and contrasted various piano teaching methods available today
Jul 2002 - Nov 2005

Owner / Operator and Manager

Mid-Missouri Transportation, LLC, Southwest Division
  • Self employed with husband; managed a small fleet of non-emergency medical transportation vehicles servicing Southwest Missouri
  • Contracted with Medical Transportation Management, Inc.
  • Trained and managed six employees and handled all office work
  • Assisted with the creation of a programmed application called Trip Tracker to organize logistics, data, and reporting for the company
  • Conducted business with private pay customers
Jan 2000 - Jul 2000

Retail Sales Associate

Colony Shop
Aug 1998 - May 2000

Piano Teacher

Lindsley Piano Studio



Quicken and Microsoft Money

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook)


95 wpm, 10-key