Committees Served

Western Heritage Classic 2006-present

Champion for Children 2007-2011

Hardin-Simmons University Board of Directors Alumni Association 2002-2006

Objective

Sales and Marketing position that utilizes my Educational background and People person skills that will enable me to make a positive contribution to Ben E.Keith Co.

Skills

Skills

INITIATIVE/SELF MOTIVATION

Ability to be self-motivated in initiating a task and ensure that the project/assignment is completed in a timely manner. 

TIME MANAGEMENT

Manage time effectively, prioritizing tasks and able to work to deadlines.

PLANNING & ORGANISING

Able to plan activities and carry them through effectively.

NEGOTIATING & PERSUADING

  Able to influence and convince others, to discuss and reach agreement.

COMPUTING SKILLS

Word-processing, using databases, spreadsheets, the Internet & email, designing web pages etc.

AT-RISK INTERVENTION

Ability to identify, and implement plans to address their current state of behavior.

CASE MANAGEMENT

Responsible for the assessment of need and implementation of care plans.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2012 - Present

TRIO/Talent Search Counselor

Abilene Christian University

Assigned to both high schools in Abilene Independent School District, which I am responsible to identify and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Responsible in providing academic, career, and financial counseling to participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their post secondary education.

Aug 1996 - Jun 2011

Student Assistance Service Counselor

Abilene Independent School District

My assignment was to cover all four Middle Schools campuses within Abilene Independent School District.  My liabilities range from providing counseling to case management for over 200 students. Counsel individual’s on topics fluctuating from mental health issues, suicide, social adjustments, grief and substance abuse. Referred students to outside community resources for further assistance upon parental request. Served as a liaison between students, and campus administrators in resolving the student problematic behavior.

Nov 1994 - Aug 1996

Case Manager

Coke County Juvenile Justice Center

Assigned to case managed a Juvenile Detention Dorm. I was responsible for developing rehabilitative programs for each assigned residents, along with ensuring the safety of the residents and staff. Develop liaisons and networks with TYC Parole officers, Correctional staff and aftercare agencies. Provide or arrange for medical, mental health or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders.

Education

Education