Work History

Work History

Department of Defense

Sep 2014 - Present

Community Liaison Specialist

Identify possibilities for the installation and community to develop partnerships for growth. Manage the Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative. Develop outreach and engagement plans that identify communication objectives, allocate resources and execute communication strategies from start to finish with various projects.

Department of Defense

Feb 2010 - Sep 2014

Public Affairs Specialist

Implement strategies for public outreach. Disseminate information to the public and engage as a liaison for the installation. Served as a link between the installation and its stakeholders. Developed a robust Adopt-a-School program which provided support to every school in the district.  Managed 5000 Marines to support 300 Community events for the past 4 years.

Department of Defense

Jul 2008 - Feb 2010

Administrative Assistant

Managed the clerical and administrative functions of the community plans and liaison directorate. Developed and implemented procedures for historical documentation. Served as a point of contact for guest of the commanding general aboard the installation. Coordinated the installations participation in community events for public relations purposes.

United States Marine Corps

Jan 2005 - Apr 2008

Marine Bandsman

Promoted positive relationships between Americans and the military. Developed, implemented and coordinated over 10 community liaison projects of various and diverse nature, in the western United States to include an international event in Colorado and the Presidential State Funeral of Gerald Ford.  Managed and delegated transportation requirements for a 50 Marine team and equipment in access of $2 million.

Warner Engineering

Nov 2003 - Jun 2004

Administrative Assistant

Worked as administrative assistant at a civil engineering firm which encluded developing and maintain filling systems, billing cycles, and property research for surveys, easements or plans. Submitted building proposals to the City Planning Commission for approval. Communicate with commercial businesses and development companies to restructure the rural areas of Yucca Valley, CA for economic growth.

United States Marine Corps

Mar 1999 - Mar 2003

Marine Bandsman

Served as a musical ambassador for the Marine Corps, fostering relationships between the communities and veterans both in the United States and abroad.

Education

Education

National University

2014 - 2015

M.A of Arts in Strategic Communication

Possess a deep understanding of organizational communication and persuasion with the ability to lead and participate in team development of organizational communication strategies, coordination, production and evaluation of strategic communications programs and campaigns.

National University

2012 - 2014

B.A of Arts in Management, Concentration in Marketing

Gained aility to manage organizations and personnel in a multicultural and global setting, focusing on flexibility, motivation and ethical decision making.

Skills

Skills

Integrity/Honesty

Professional communicator whose integrity and honesty allow for effective leadership, innovation, creativity and management to achieve optimal business relationships.

Leadership/   Management

Goal driven leader who maintains a positive work environment, while motivating and training employees to meet their goals.

Flexible/Adaptable

Flexible team member that excels with prioritization and juggling multiple projects.

Team Player

Exceptional listener with communication skills that thrives in environments that require collaboration.

Relationship Builder

Proven relationship builder with outstanding interpersonal skills.

Community Relations

Public relations expertise with a focus on community building relationships.

Portfolio

Strategic Communications Plan for JetBlue

Portfolio

Domestic Violence Campaign developed for the NFL

Certifications

Certifications

Business Performance Office

2015

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

This course possess a more profound understanding of process improvement via management introduction. Yellow belt certified individuals have a responsibility of locating, controlling and watching for an possible monetary loss in the company and to report it within the organizations.

Business Performance office

2015

Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training

In this series, the White Belt covers understanding the methodology of Lean Six Sigma and your role in it,  as well as how to minimize waste and resources while increasing customer satisfaction. This is the first class in the Lean Six Sigma series which showcases ways to improve business performance.

Portfolio

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