Awards & Honors

  • Lambda Pi Eta National Honor Society of Communications (Lifetime Member, Inducted 2009)
  • Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society of Political Science (Lifetime Member, Inducted 2008)
  • Chi Alpha Epsilon Chapter President (Beta Upsilon Chapter) (2007-2009)
  • Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society (Lifetime Member, Inducted 2007)
  • 2006 All-America Academic Team
  • 2006 All-California Academic Team
  • Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association (Visionary Member, Inducted 2006)
  • Phi Theta Kappa Chapter President (Beta Lambda Zeta Chapter) (2005-2006)
  • Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of the Two-Year College (Lifetime Member, Inducted 2005)
  • Six-Time Bakersfield Californian "District Manager of the Month" Winner
  • Bakersfield Advertising Club "Pizazz Award" Winner (Radio - Humorous - Best of Category :60)

Objective

A middle or upper-level management position that requires strong communication and leadership skills, problem-solving, strategic planning, implementing and achieving organizational goals and objectives.

Key Strengths

Strong verbal and written communication skills, experienced manager in a fast-paced work environment, excellent social media skills using Facebook, MySpace, Ning and Twitter and proficient in using Microsoft Office 2007 & 2010.

Summary

·Mass Communications Professional with over 20 years’ Radio and Newspaper Experience

·Strong Customer Service & Consulting Skills

·Award-Winning Radio Commercial Advertising Producer & Copywriter

·Long-Time Executive & Middle-Level Management Experience

·Working Knowledge of Digital Media (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube, Foursquare)

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

Test Supervisor

CSUB Testing Center
  • Explain and answer questions regarding ELM & EPT testing requirements
  • Proctor ELM & EPT tests to 30-50 students
Sep 2007 - Jun 2009

Senior Student Paraprofessional

CSUB STAAR Program
  • Managed a caseload of 50 STAAR participants as a student advisor & mentor
  • Counseled caseload with academic concerns including English tutoring
  • Helped advise and schedule classes in participant's major of study
  • Acted as a liaison between student and campus services
Mar 2002 - Jan 2004

Security Consultant

Sonitrol Security
  • Managed long-time security clients in a specific geographical area
  • Created and presented client-specific product line PowerPoint presentations
  • Met with new clients and introduced them to the product line through appointments and cold-calling
Jan 2000 - Feb 2002

Business Communications Consultant

Arch Wireless

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - Aug 2010

Master of Arts - Strategic Communications

National University
  • Graduated With Distinction (GPA: 3.92)
  • Crisis Communication Planning
  • Marketing Communication Planning
  • Organizational Research Projects
  • SOSTAC Analysis Planning
  • Social & Digital Media
  • Strategic Communication Planning
Jun 2004 - Jun 2006

Associate of Arts - Liberal Arts & Associate of Science - Business

Taft College
  • Graduated Phi Theta Kappa with Highest Honors (GPA: 3.95)

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