Jennifer Lorenzo

Jennifer Lorenzo

Education

Education
Aug 2011 - Present

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences

University of Alabama

May 2015, Summa Cum Laude

May 2009 - May 2011

AAS Dietetic Technician

Central Arizona College

May 2011, Honors

Professional Interests

Community Nutrition

Nutrition Education

Nutrition for Special Populations

Weight Management

Exercise & Fitness

Women's Health

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Nutrition

Food Allergies

Features

Honors

University of Alabama: Summa Cum Laude, College of Continuing Studies Dean’s Scholarship, University of Alabama Student Interview Panel

Central Arizona College: Graduated with Honors, Dean's List, President's List, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Work History

Work History
Feb 2001 - Present

Sales Assistant/Office Manager

AFA Sales

Sales Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist sales representatives, including President, Vice-President, and three partners.
  • Establish AFA with new vendors.
  • Prepare vendor and customer agreements for initial and ongoing sales transactions.
  • Prepare forms for activation of new products for customers.
  • Provide customers and ad agencies with specifications, copy, images and samples of new products.
  • Create vendor and customer-specific presentations.
  • Ensure customer purchase orders reach proper destination and are satisfied, including follow up on shipments.
  • Communicate with buyers, assistant buyers, customer service, sales managers, allocation specialists, product managers, and marketing and credit departments.
  • Request approvals on advertising budgets, pricing, return authorizations, order extensions, substitutions and rebates.
  • Implemented store set in regional supermarket chain.
  • Organize sales materials.
  • Initiate filing and digital archiving system.
  • Check and respond to president's and vice president's emails.
  • Run monthly organization and client-specific sales reports.
  • Make travel arrangements, including flights, accommodations, and restaurant reservations.

Office Manager Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire, fire and train new employees.
  • Implemented and maintain Windows XP-based LAN, and company-wide email server.
  • Authorize payroll.
  • Holding of confidential information such as personal and company credit card numbers, company bank account information, and Social Security numbers.
  • Order basic office supplies and big ticket items, such as computers and furniture.
Mar 2015 - Mar 2015

Student, Individual Professional Study

Crestview Center
  •  Assessed new and existing residents, including nutrition diagnoses with written PES statements and nutrition recommendations
  • Attended and participated in weekly weight meetings with nursing
  • Educated and counseled residents and families on healthy eating habits relating to multiple diseases and conditions
  • Created and presented a fluid restriction in service for foodservice staff
  • Created and presented a nutrition bingo game for residents and families
  • Conducted menu improvement survey with short-term residents
Feb 2012 - May 2012

Student, Food Service Manager Work Experience

Attleboro Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  •  Supervised tray line for 179 bed long term care facility
  • Evaluated temperatures of foods before and after service and test trays
  • Instructed foodservice workers to correct health department infractions
  • Inspected shipments upon receipt for accuracy, quality, and temperature
Jan 2011 - May 2011

Dietetic Technician Intern

Attleboro Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • Assisted in-house Registered Dietitian (RD) with daily duties.
  • Interviewed new residents for food preferences and initial assessments.
  • Interviewed existing residents for updated food preferences, quarterly and annual assessments. 
  • Prepared and entered assessment data into MDS 3.0.
  • Attended and participated in QI meetings. 
  • Attended and participated in daily morning staff meeting to review patient 24 hour progress. 
  • Attended and participated in quarterly and annual care conferences. 
  • Educated residents on healthy food choices for given conditions.
  • Recognized diabetic symptoms in two residents, who were then diagnosed with diabetes after blood work.
  • Aided RD in determining proper parenteral nutrition formula for residents with feeding tubes.
  • Counseled staff on established standards such as DASH diet and MyPyramid for healthy eating habits, maintaining food diaries, and healthy food choices for foods not prepared at home.
  • Created meal plans for staff for weight loss and meal plan for client.
  • Collaborated with Assistant Director of Nursing, RD, and Food Service Director to establish a free juice bar for residents to reduce dehydration and urinary tract infections.
  • Supervised trayline and assisted where needed in making food, lunch set up, and serving food to residents.
  • Created and presented in-service on fluid restrictions to nursing and food service staff and management.
  • Created and performed presentation on healthy nutrition for aging to residents and staff.
Sep 2000 - Jan 2001

Legal Secretary to Managing Partner

Thorp, Reed & Armstrong, LLP
  • Executive Legal Secretary to Managing Partner specializing in product liability and mass tort defense litigation.
  • Filing court documents in federal, state and county courts from beginning to final document including, but not limited to petitions, motions, briefs, and various individualized court documents.
  • Heavily interacted with judges, court personnel, and clients, including high profile clients.
  • Maintained all billing files for attorney, including invoices to clients, payment of invoices to outside contractors, and disbursement of settlement checks.
  • Maintained client files from initial contact with client to closing, including electronic files.
  • Prepared correspondence to courts, clients and counsel.
  • Aided attorneys in preparation of files for trial.
  • Responsible for management of attorney's calendar, including travel and accommodation schedules.
  • Managed marketing and client databases.
Jan 2000 - Sep 2000

Legal Secretary

Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP
  • Advanced from Floating Legal Secretary to Executive Legal Secretary to Partner and firm's employment attorney.
  • Filing court documents in federal, state and county courts from beginning to final document including, but not limited to petitions, motions, briefs, and various individualized court documents.
  • Heavily interacted with judges, court personnel, and clients, including high profile clients.
  • Maintained all billing files for attorney, including invoices to clients, payment of invoices to outside contractors, and disbursement of settlement checks.
  • Maintained client files from initial contact with client to closing, including electronic files.
  • Prepared correspondence to courts, clients and counsel.
  • Aided attorneys in preparation of files for trial.
  • Responsible for management of attorney's calendar, including travel and accommodation schedules.
  • Managed marketing and client databases.
Sep 1998 - Jan 2000

Legal Secretary

Sprague & Sprague
  • Advanced from Floating Legal Secretary to Legal Secretary to two senior associates specializing in real estate, personal injury, defamation, family law, fraud, contract and criminal law.
  • Filing court documents in federal, state and county courts from beginning to final document including, but not limited to petitions, motions, briefs, and various individualized court documents.
  • Heavily interacted with judges, court personnel, and clients, including high profile clients.
  • Maintained all billing files for attorney, including invoices to clients, payment of invoices to outside contractors, and disbursement of settlement checks.
  • Maintained client files from initial contact with client to closing, including electronic files.
  • Prepared correspondence to courts, clients and counsel.
  • Aided attorneys in preparation of files for trial.
  • Responsible for management of attorney's calendar, including travel and accommodation schedules.
  • Managed marketing and client databases.

Skills

Skills

Adobe Lightroom 2.0

Utilize as amateur photographer.

Adobe Photoshop CS

Utilize as amateur photographer.

Microsoft Office

Use MS Office 2007 personally.  Use MS Office 2003 professionally.

Portfolio

Certifications

Certifications
Sep 2011 - Present

Dietetic Technician, Registered

CDR
Feb 2008 - Present

Certified Personal Trainer

American Council on Exercise
Feb 2010 - Present

Group Fitness Instructor

American Council on Exercise
Jan 2012 - Present

Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant

American Council on Exercise
Dec 2011 - Dec 2013

CPR/AED

American Red Cross