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Jan 2009Sep 2010

Contract Information Specialist

Wyoming Machinery Company

Support Business Contracts manager and perform complex data analysis on contracts for customers, management, and Caterpillar Inc.   Project based assignments including; Cost Analyses, Audits, Continuous Process Improvement projects, Contract Rate Development, and many more. 

  • Worked extensively in MS Access and Excel to design and develop tools and reports to allow operations the ability to make informed data driven decisions.

  • Reformulated and streamlined an availability reconciliation process and associated documents to ensure information is auditable and complete.  Cut process time from 4 days to 1.

  • Recently challenged with turnaround of Contracts that had been poorly managed in the past; ongoing work has recuperated millions of dollars with the potential to save millions more. 

May 2008Aug 2008

Self Employed

CS Landscaping

Continued landscaping business from previous summer.

May 2007Aug 2007

Self Employed

CS Landscaping

Started a small landscape business.  Dealt with many aspects of running a small business including; customer relations, invoicing clients, bidding jobs, basic tax accounting, and expense recording.

  • Gained experience fulfilling client interests and needs while balancing practicalities of managing a business.

Jun 2006Sep 2006


Galles Greenhouse

Developed skills and techniques in landscaping. Operated heavy machinery including; skid steers, loaders, and excavators. Helped design and build waterfalls, installed irrigation systems, and performed regular maintenance.

  • Landscaping skills developed were integral to the success of CS Landscaping the following two summers.


Aug 2003Dec 2008


University Of Wyoming

Activities & Programs:

  • American Marketing Association (Director of Finance - 3 semesters)
  • National Student Exchange: Western Washington University (2006 - 2007)
  • Study Abroad: University of Wales, Swansea (2005 - 2006)


Microsoft Office Suite
Proficient in Acess, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook


Mike Galles

Mike was instrumental in my learning of the intricacies of running a small business.

Carl Lembke

Carl has been my direct manager for the last year and 9 months and knows me very well.

Jim Thorpen

Jim was the head of EMS when I started working at Wyoming Machinery Company.  He has now moved up in the company, but is very familar with my work and abilities.


Motivated, ambitious, results driven professional with a strong history of meeting project deadlines, cutting costs, streamlining processes, and exceeding expectations. Known for being eager to learn and take on any assignment that will help the company. Demonstrated ability to visualize, evaluate, and solve complex problems and then effectively communicate results to management and customers.


Snowboarding, Traveling, Outdoor Activities, Reading, Soccer, Football, Business, News, and Fitness.