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Jun 2011Present

Project Manager

University Of Miami

Responsibilities include:

-Participating in the creation of a timeline for the transition from a department into a school of public health

-Allowing for options, identifying milestones, assigning tasks, and monitoring progress of created timelines

-Creating logistical models based on potential size of faculty, mix of academic disciplines, size of student body, space required, courses required, administrative infrastructure, and other logistical issues

-Creating financial models to compute the sources and amounts of financing required to meet programmatic goals

-Recommending actions based on both logistical and financial models while maintaining and modifying models as assumptions change

-Working with facilities experts to devise a space plan for all transition years and final placement of the school

-Interpreting accreditation parameters and ensuring department meets requirements set by CEPH guidelines

-Working with faculty, staff, students and others outside of DEPH to get all required statements, letters, documentation and materials

-Assisting in the creation of communication materials for the future School of Public Health

Jun 2010May 2011

Senior Budget Analyst

University of Miami

Responsibilities included:

-Reviewing costs and developing financial reports for forecasting, trending, generally accepted accounting principles.

-Preparing and auditing fiscal reports for Department Chair and other upper management

-Maintaining database structure and updating database entries which created departmental budget for the upcoming fiscal year

-Running complex Excel pivot tables which generated $35 Million budget reports

-Organizing departmental training sessions to disseminate University policy changes and then ensuring the compliance of new procedures

-Improving departmental efficiencies through analysis and reconditioning of fiscal and operational procedures

-Participating in the creation of long term budget plans for the successful launch of new centers or the continued success of renewed financial endeavors

-Supervising team of eight employees

-Interpreting data to determine past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability, then problem solving to meet necessary financial benchmarks and objectives

-Providing record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions related to inventory

-Managing outside relationships with other central University units, as well as outside consultants, service providers and subcontractors

Jan 2009May 2010

Sponsored Progams Specialist

University of Miami

Responsibilities included:

-Managing all aspects of a US$15 Million sponsored account portfolio

-Studying, analyzing, reviewing and negotiating federal/private contracts

-Creating Standard Operating Procedures that were implemented for our administrative unit

-Analyzing fiscal needs to prepare effective budgets for both Sponsored activities as well as University funded endeavors

-Reconciliation of accounts (expenses, invoicing, expenditure compliance, etc)

-Training new employees on reconciliation methods, database software and processing procedures within Department and University

-Preparing and explaining fiscal reports for Principal Investigators

-Using knowledge of Government policies and regulations for federal funded projects to serve clients


Feb 2010Present

Masters in Business Administration

Western Governors University

-Specialization in Management and Strategy

-Expected completion February 2012

Aug 1999Dec 2002

Bachelors in Science

University of Miami

-Major: Computer Science

-Double Minor in Mathematics and French