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Software Tester

products; Corporate software tester and trainer; Assisted with staff development. /Creating a That Gets You

Academic Advisor

Northeastern State University
Academic Advisor Team Leader, Tahlequah, OK, Website Academic Advisement-Retention-Assessment-Website Development Development for Provide academic advisement to over 500 students in 38 degree programs within the College of Liberal Academic Advising Arts; Implemented and manage online scheduling platform for 26 advisors and faculty members; Team leader and developer, academic advising website committee; Selected as one of two advisors to test $1.8M in Grant new degree audit software; One of five academic advisors appointed to University Academic Advising Funds Acquired for Committee; Monitor progress-toward-degree requirements and provide guidance for both general Training Programs education and major course selection; Assist with student recruitment and retention initiatives, including student-athlete recruitment, new student orientation, prospective student pre-advisement, Team Leader, and transfer enrollment. Academic Quality Improvement


Regional Online
Houston/Southeast Texas, Coastal Louisiana and Coastal Mississippi; Provided support and policy Coordinator guidance to 48 foreign exchange students and host families annually; Ensured program activities are carried out in compliance with YFU and US Department of State policies and procedures; Provided E-Branding leadership to 32 volunteers, including recruitment of new volunteers, management of area Committee Leader representatives, and training through in-person and online platforms; Developed relationships with high school administrators through individual meetings, in-person support of school activities and Trademark and classroom presentations; Administered orientation programming and social activities for international Licensing teens and host families; Created multimedia and public relations campaigns such as radio, television, Committee print, and social media; Created and maintained Heartland District Blog; Planned and coordinated Heartland Volunteer Leadership Conference for over 80 volunteers, 30 staff and 3 international

Account Executive

The Principal Financial Group
assets on complex pension accounts; Supported two Account Executive and six Account locations; Coordinated appointments for nearly 600 clients and brokers; Implemented educational plans for client initiatives to build participant awareness of financial Corporate Branding


Social Media Safety
Student Recruitment-Community Outreach-Fundraising-Academic Success Managed budget of over $500,000; Developed recruiting handbook; Served as recruiting coordinator; for Boomers, Scheduled all team travel and meal accommodations for 22 persons; Managed game-day operations; Coordinated fundraising and promotional campaigns; Led team conditioning and training sessions; Social Networking & Organized community outreach campaigns and recruited volunteers; Served as liaison for academic the Southern success; Maintained all compliance paperwork; Managed equipment ordering, inventory and budget; Minnesota Organized and directed all summer camp programs; Increased camp enrollment by 52% in one year; Professional

Assistant Volleyball Coach

Program, University
Assistant Volleyball Coach Texas A&M Commerce, Commerce, TX, Recruitment


Youth For Understanding USA
Des Moines, IA & Houston, TX, Coordinator International Education-Volunteer Management-Recruitment-Field Development-Training Managed and performed field operations for international student placement and host family Community recruitment throughout Central and Eastern Iowa, Northern Missouri, Western Illinois, Outreach


Drake University
Des Moines, IA, Developer, Southern Recruitment-Administration-Academic Success Minnesota Assisted with all team travel and meal accommodations for 18 persons; Assisted with game-day Professional operations; Developed practice plans and led team training sessions; Explained scouting reports and Network led scout team practices; Evaluated film and provided individual feedback to outside and right side

Special Projects Coordinator

Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council
Special Projects Coordinator Redevelopment Marshall, MN

Head Volleyball Coach

Health Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council
Developed“ Future Knights” youth program. Network

Account Executive Administrative

The Principal Financial Group
Account Executive Administrative/ Education Coordinator, Cedar Falls, IA, The Value of Online Relationship Development-Staff Development & Training-Reporting-Strategic Planning Scheduling, 2013 Collaborated with Account Executives to produce retirement plan and investment review materials; Worked to enhance relationships with emerging and dynamic market segments $2-$30 million in Building YFU

Assistant Volleyball Coach

Rutgers University
Assistant Volleyball Coach Noticed,, New Brunswick, NJ



Master of Arts, Communication Arts

Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK

Pending thesis defense; expected graduation December 2015


Bachelor of Arts, English

Alma College, Alma, MI

Jim Wright Service Award; 2-year Team Captain, Volleyball