John Middendorff

John Middendorff

Program and Office Management

Business OperationProcess Methodology Leadership Logistics

Forward-thinking results-oriented leader with more than 15 years of experience in office management and administrative services.A solid history of success in office operations and program management roles.Dependable business professional, Flexible team player, thriving in fast pace environments, possessing the ability to interact with all levels of management in an effective and professional manner.Highly technical, with an understanding of today’s office automation and technology integration issues.Excellent teacher and communicator with extensive MS Office Product knowledge.Additional core competencies include:

  • Office Operations and Process Improvement
  • Computer Software and Hardware Installation
  • Leadership and People Management
  • Presentation Skills
  • Excellent Judgment and Organizational Skills
  • Lease Negotiation & Preparation
  • Property Management and Vendor Relations
  • Data Warehousing and Database Management
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Word Processing / Accounting / Bookkeeping

Professional Affiliations:

National Association of Realtors

California Association of Realtors

Desert Area MLS: Ethics Review and Government Affairs Committees.

Key Accomplishments


Served as Project Manager for City Harvest for the creation of two Client Choice Food Pantry Programs in the Borough’s of Queens and the Bronx of New York City, NY.Transformed each site from a weekly bag model to a grocery style food pantry model operating on a daily bases.

  • Managed all phases of construction to include floor plan design, computer system requirements, electrical and phone services for the transformation to a grocery style food pantry model keeping within budget and deadlines.
  • Designed Access database for the tracking of pantry inventory coupled with matching client nutritional needs.Created, through MS Word, forms to include client applications, shopping cards, and signage in support of pantry operations.
  • In conjunction with training Executive Directors and all supporting staff, created self guided PowerPoint Training Presentation in the proper function and workflow management of a Client Choice Food Pantry Model. 
  • Designed and set up a network of three computers for the process of costumer contact management and connectivity with local Social Services, product inventory management, and program administration for use in two Client Choice Food Pantry Systems.
  • Supervised a full range of trade workers to include carpenters, drywall hangers, and general laborers in light residential and commercial construction projects valued from $25 thousand to $50 thousand dollars.

2006 / 2009

Managed day to day office operations and administrative support reporting to the president and the operating board.Daily functions included

  • Maintaining department filling system.
  • Managing invoice processing accounts receivable and accounts payable through QuickBooks.
  • Managing logistics of departmental and Board meetings and events as needed.
  • Acted as liaison between tenants, vendors, and board members.
  • Vendor contract negotiations and contract support and management.

2002 / 2006

As a Real Estate Sales Agent associated with Tarbell Realtors;

  • Design and deliver a series of classes in the use of Microsoft Office Suite products in connection with the MLS and real estate marketing techniques, along with Market Trend Analyst; Email Protocols; Database Management; Professional Presentations/Correspondence, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Negotiate sales, purchase, lease and maintenance contracts with property owner, buyers, and vendors by reviewing application requirements; negotiating terms; obtaining signatures, deposits, and payments
  • Developed and maintained financial administration and project budget management. Created interactive investment property evaluation spreadsheet, quickly identifying a property’s current and projected cash flows, netting client a return on investment of over 300% in 2.3 years.
  • Responsible for coordination and completion of renovation projects and performed a variety of tasks including setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring and summarizing progress of project.
  • Built revenue from $0 to $90 thousand dollars in first Three years as a Realtor with little to no overhead. Sold first listing for $1,595,000 dollars.

2001 / 2002

Performed Office Management and Process Coordinator functions simultaneously for the University of California, San Diego.Designed, deployed, and maintain numerous service and operational related solutions, including:

  • Using Excel, redesign weekly intranet batch processing schedules, thereby reducing turnover time by over 150% and improving accuracy and readability by 90%.
  • Developed methodologies to analyze data across multiple computer software platforms improving data integrity by 98%.Reduced data analyst and processing time by over 300%.
  • Directed the daily activities of the Office of Admissions and Registrars’ Data Processing Team. Streamlined daily activities increasing production by 50%. 

1997 / 2000

Greatly impacted Maintenance Warehouse’s Sales, Production, and Marketing related operations by architecting, developing, and deploying database and data warehousing solutions, including:

  • Analyzed user business data and reporting requirements, then using Oracle Discoverer, built end user graphical user interface (GUI) application templates to match.
  • Developed ad-hoc and financial reporting standards for the field sales department. Wrote SQL scripts to perform complex query operations for end users. Created an account-tracking system that evaluated customer eligibility to become a field sales account using MS Access and Visual Basics.
  • Analyzed customer sales records to create outside sales territories in 15 states. Using MS Access create weekly reporting standards for all outside sales agents.


Business Administration: San Diego City Collage, CA

Real Estate Practical Course: Palm Desert, CA

Aviation Airframes and Power Plant Certification: Northrop University, Inglewood CA (GPA 3.89)

Aviation Hydraulic Pneumatic Maintenance Mechanic: United States Marine Corps (GPA 3.97)

Professional Licenses

California Department of Real Estate License:

Palm Desert, CA

California Department of Gaming License:

Palm Springs, CA

Professional Overview

U.S. Census Bureau. – Fairfax, VA(Full-Time: Temporary Position)

2010 to Present: Crew Leader- Supervisor to 18 Enumerators

ManTech International: Chantilly, VA [Part Time]

2010 to Present: Logistics Technician I

Corps Realty Group, Inc. – Rockaway Beach, NY

2006 to 2010:Office Manager / Coordinator

Tarbell, Realtors – Palm Desert Office, Palm Desert, CA (

2002 – 2006:REALTOR; Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

University Of California, San Diego – San Diego, CA

2001-2002: Data Processing Coordinator and Office Manager for admissions data management department.

Maintenance Warehouse – San Diego, CA

1998 – 1999:Decision Support Systems Analyst: Business Systems Analyst

1996 – 1998:Senior Sales Analyst; Outside Sales Unit Development and Project Manager

Monsanto – San Diego, CA

1994 – 1996: Human Resources Generalist / Benefits; Recruitments; Healthcare Coordinator

1993 – 1994:Administrative Assistant: ISO 9000

Electronics Services Inc – San Clemente, CA

1990 – 1993:Project Manager/Electronic Services Technician

United States Marine Corps – World Wide

1986 – 1990: Quality Assurance Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge; Safety of flight

1982 – 1985: Hydraulic Work Center Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (Office Manager)

1980 – 1982: Aviation Hydraulic Pneumatic Maintenance Mechanic

City Harvest – New York, NY (

2008: Project Manager; Outside Consultant for construction and implementation of two Client Choice Food Pantries.


Professional Development:

7 Habits of Highly Successful People: Monsanto

Ethics and Standards in Real Estate: Desert Area Association of Realtors

Professional Development and Management: San Diego State University

Professional Selling Skills II Training: Xerox



Relationship Management (CRM)

When it comes right down to it, a Realtor’s job is all about relationship management.  Anyone can sell a house, but it takes careful management of your client relationships to build a sustainable and profitable Real estate business. 


US Marine Corps Trained.  I have been responsible for the health and welfare of over 200 men and women at any given time.  I have managed an office staff ranging from 5 to over 100.

Office Equipment Operation

To include: Desktops, Laptops, Servers, PDA, Fax Machines, Hand Held Scanners, Copiers, All-in-One Printers, IPods and Handhelds, PBX Phone Systems.

Windows 2000/XP/VISA

Microsoft Office Products

To Include (2003/2007): Microsoft VB, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Project,  and Outlook,

Work History

Work History
May 2006 - Jun 2009

Office Manager

Corps Realty Group, Inc.
2001 - 2002

Office Coordinator

University Of California, San Diego
1993 - 2000

Decision Support Systems Analyst: Business Systems Analyst

Maintenance Warehouse
1993 - 1996

Human REsources Gereralist: Benefits

1993 - 1990

Project Manager / Electronic Tech

Electronics Services Inc
1980 - 1990

Quality Assurance NCOIC (Aviation)

United States Marine Corps



Aviation Airframes Certification

GPA 3.89

24 Credited Hours