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Meredith French

Executive Assistant / Project Coordinator

Summary

An energetic and creative person with demonstrated ability to successfully achieve desired outcomes in both team assignments and individual contributor roles. Excellent organizational skills which enhance the timely completion of multiple projects. Ability to quickly integrate into existing teams and immediately provide value to client group. Highly adaptable to ever-changing circumstances including new technology and office equipment. Key member in any team to develop and execute client requirements, achieve customer satisfaction and provide value in all situations.

Work experience

2011-082015-02

Executive Assistant

Baton Rouge Bar Association
Executive Assistant Baton Rouge, LA- Provide quality member service; answer questions and requests from association members and the community at large. Welcome guests and members by greeting them in person or on the telephone, answering or directing inquiries. Maintain member confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential. Plan and schedule meetings and appointments. Manage facility room rentals. Enhance Executive Director's effectiveness by providing information management support, representing the executive to others, attending meetings and participating on her behalf when necessary. Conserve her time by reading, researching and routing correspondence, drafting letters and documents, collecting and analyzing information and initiating telecommunications. Provide historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems and recording meeting minutes for several committees. Publish the weekly BRBA E-Newsletter by gathering information, preparing and editing the text, designing graphic presentation, producing and distributing. Distributed to over 2500 members weekly. Complete projects and special assignments by establishing objectives; determining priorities; managing time; gaining cooperation of others; monitoring progress; problem-solving; making adjustments to plans. Enhance the Association's reputation by exercising ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Promoted from Administrative Assistant to Executive Assistant in August 2014.
2015-022015-04

Executive Assistant

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

Executive Assistant to the Chief Medical Officer and Regional Chief Financial Officer of Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Assisted with daily operations including calendars for both executives, managing schedules and travel arrangements. Simultaneously supporting a small but growing department including a physician executive, clinical consultant and department administrator. Supported the application as our department successfully applied to become one of the first Accountable Care Organizations in the state.

2015-042016-11

Executive Assistant / Project Coordinator

Health Leaders Network / Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

Received a promotion as Project Coordinator within my growing department to support now Chief Clinical Transformation Officer of FMOLHS and System Director of Operations. 

Education

BA

Louisiana State University

English, Creative Writing

Skills

Organization
Email Marketing
Meeting Management
Time Management
Professionalism
File Management
Microsoft Office
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Editing
Customer Service
Written & Verbal Communication
Event Planning / Management