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Writing in thriller genre, reading in romantic genre and listening to jazz, D&B and 80's music. I also enjoy comedy and love watching movies.


Looking for an entry-level management position where I can both expand my knowledge and contribute my vast experience to make it a truly successful venture. 


I love taking a lead role in the execution of administrative projects and contributing my expertise and knowledge to companies and staff in order to increase productivity. I'm actively seeking a rewarding Office Management or Executive Assistant position in a positive working environment. I have over 14 years of professional experience working in the Entertainment, Real Estate, Finance/Securities and Digital Media Production industries working in several capacities including with C-Level Management. I am confident I can provide excellent administrative support and look forward to working with a great group of people.


Rey Maninang

“Ms. Romo is a proficient and self-motivated employee. During her tenure at Fremont Investment & Loan, she was known for her attentiveness and pride in her work. Her friendly demeanor made her approachable which contributed to her effectiveness. I feel that she would be an asset to any organization in need of her experience.” July 12, 2010

Michael McKnight

Created personal fitness website to enhance his personal training career. Strategic marketing and appointment setting assisted in increasing his business.

Alex H

“Vanessa Romo is a very competent and capable employee. Ms. Romo never hesitated to complete special adhoc projects in addition to her regular workload. She had a vast knowledge of the inner workings of our organization. I found myself calling on her regularly for assistance with a variety of tasks. She is an outstanding problem solver and very articulate in both written and verbal communication. Any organization would be lucky to have her on their team. Thank you, Alex H Chief Operations Officer Winston Medical Group”

Skills & Strengths

  • Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, XP
  • MAC proficient
  • Adobe Acrobat - Professional
  • Sales and Account Management
  • Event Planning
  • Booth Operations
  • Moderator for Panel Discussions
  • Host / Production Assistant
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish (read, write, speak)
  • Soundtrack, ProTools & other multi-media editing and production software
  • Music Production
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Copywriting
  • Scriptwriting
  • 62wpm
  • 8k+ 10-key
  • Quickbooks, Accounting, Payroll
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Document Scanning/Indexing
  • Salesforce Automation
  • Social Media Networking - Facebook, Myspace
  • Skype, Blogs, Article Writing
  • Underwriting (Insurance and Mortgage)

California Notary Public


Work experience

Mar 2008Present

Virtual Assistant

Assist R.E. Brokers with Open Houses, MLS Listings, Appraisal Research and loan packaging. I also assist additional clients with PowerPoint Presentations, Website Content Development, Public Speaking, Dictation, Data Entry, Ghostwriting, Copywriting, and other administrative functions. I also specialize in office organization, Mass Mail Merges, Event Planning, Book Reviews, Personal Assistant and Notarial Services.

Sep 2010Sep 2011

Licensing Coordinator


Managed Broker/Dealer's all incoming advisor and employee hires with background checks, licensing registration and HR set-up as well as employee terminations. I worked with FINRA/WebCRD on a daily basis and Granite database systems. I also managed the department's electronic document filing, maintained spreadsheets and provided incoming calls customer service in a high volume environment. I also trained new hires and supported other departments as needed.

Jan 2010Jun 2010

Marketing Coordinator

National College Resource Foundation

Organized and marketed nationwide college fairs/expos and outreach programs. I marketed to schools nationwide via telephone, email and mailings, inbound calls and potential open scholarship candidates and families. I also managed seminar scheduling, subjects and worked closely with design and other event planners and PR.

May 2008Nov 2008

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

National Securities Corporation

I managed executives and individual licensing for 100+ nationwide advisors of boutique wealth management and securities firm. I also secured business (State-Level) corporate licensing for annuity/securities firm in 3 months. I verified accuracy of submissions on client account packages for final submission, cold-called and set appointments and managed several databases.

Sep 2007Feb 2008

Executive Assistant

Genesis Group, Inc./Exo Entertainment

I assisted CEO with film finance agreements, investor contracts, film production set-up and presentations as well as with residential loan sales paperwork. I created theme-styled promotions, wrote/designed business profile packages including strategic advertising campaigns. I was liaison between company, P.R., investors and attorneys for high-profile clientele.

Aug 2003Jul 2007

Executive Secretary/Appraisal Asst II

Fremont Investment and Loan

As Executive Secretary, I managed heavy domestic, private jet and international travel, off-site meeting management, conference and reporting coordination, FDIC and Board Member presentations for 5 C-Level executives including EVP, CAO, Sr. VP Sales and Sr. VPs of Strategic Planning. I also oversaw Purchasing Department and Regional Sales Reporting. Other duties included appraisal reviews, information analysis and research and improvised procedures for company-wide electronic file delivery and management, coordinated FTP transfers. I assisted VP, Secondary Marketing with coordination of securities trades and pool bidding, worked with Wall Street Investment firms, off-site conference and event planning. In addition, I recruited, trained and supervised administrative personnel and support staff as well as oversaw main office building facility.

Aug 1994Oct 2002

Sr. Sales Assistant to Director & Trainer

Blue Cross of California - Large Group Sales

As Sr. Sales Assistant to Director of Large Group Sales, I was primary contact between insurer and A-Broker firms and client’s HR department. I assisted in Sales, Underwriting, sales presentations and proposals as well as assisted in benefit enrollment meetings. I maintained $60 million dollar book of business, 90% renewal retention rate and provided excellent customer service. As Trainer, I configured series of technical instructions guidebook and workflow procedures for training new hires and current employees for statewide offices increasing productivity by 50%.


Feb 2005Sep 2007

Rancho Santiago Canyon College

Residential Real Estate Courses:  Principles, Property Management and CA Real Estate Law

Sep 1999Sep 2001

2 Yr. Digital Music Production & Multi-Media

Santa Ana College
Sep 1999Sep 2001

A.A. Liberal Arts

Santa Ana College


Moderator for Discussion Panels
Booth Manager
Booth operations and volunteer work for local radio station and college expo.
Event Planner
Event Planner from small to large scale, coast to coast.


May 2003Dec 2013

California Notary Public

NNA - National Notary Association
Oct 1999Jan 1999

Board Member

Musician's Alliance