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Playing with grandkids 

Volunteering for 9Health Fair - at the fairs and at office with "In the Classroom"

Planning events from beginning to end 


Computer games, Wii games, Word find puzzles - sudoku           

Music - country, gospel and oldies


Contact info:Cell: 303-618-2562 Email: [email protected] assistant who has demonstrated the ability to establish strong working relationships with all levels of staff, to ensure that the flow of communications continues between departments. Managing daily office details. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Event planner willing to go the extra mile for that "WOW" effect in planning events for company or individuals. Operations assistant who sees the "BIG" picture and pays attention to large and small details to make business run effortlessly and efficiently.


Executive supportEvent planningOperations assistantPurchasing Vendor relationsShipping

Work experience

Apr 2010Aug 2010


American Railway Explorer

Assisted with the re-opening of the passenger train company under new management. Set up files, created spreadsheets to track budgets, payments & deposits for tours, inventory. Contacted vendors, requested pricing, set up order forms. Requested applications for liquor license in 24+ states. 

Supported VP of Operations and Director of Operations with day-to-day activities.

Due to economy, owner decided to not finish the project. 

Apr 2000Oct 2008

Executive Operations Assistant

American Orient Express / GrandLuxe Rail Journey

Managed day-to-day operations for a 121-passenger train by ordering hotel, restaurant and office suppliesApplied & acquired liquor license for 24+ states to increase revenueOrganized files for easy access by all departmentsWrote correspondence and handled customer service questionsCreated spreadsheets for tracking budgets and inventory along with creating shipping logs, order forms by vendor

Handled logistics of shipping to various U.S. locations 

Managed souvenir selections and inventory, created order forms for passengers useResearched vendors in U.S. & Canada and maintained 120+ relationships over 8 yearsCreated operation procedures between office & train for better communications and support

American Orient Express was sold in May 2006 to GrandLuxe Rail Journeys. At the end of Oct 2008 GrandLuxe closed the doors on the operation.

Sep 1989Mar 2000

Event Coordinator / Purchasing / Account rep / Mailroom Supervisor

Founders Asset Management

Event Director - Planned and executed events for corporation in their entirety, which included Summer picnics, Christmas parties, Earth Day, Bring you children to work day, New hire day and Birthday recognition day. Interviewed caterers, entertainment, researched venues, created themes, invitations & decorated. Recruited & managed volunteers to help with event. 

Purchasing - 

Purchased office supplies for 130+ employees and managed equipment repair.Administrative Assistant to VP of Operations - Organized files and phone messages, handled mail and customer service correspondence. Mailroom supervisor Supervised 6 people, mailing out brochures, handled incoming and outgoing mail, shipped out trade show supplies.

Customer Service Representative Handled customer transactions - transfers, redemptions andpurchases.Receptionist Answered phones, greeted visitors, organized visitor area, stocked kitchen.Some of these positions overlapped so I was multi-tasking daily.

Due to company being sold to Dreyfus, job was to be eliminated.


Walnut Community High School

General Studies


Organization, multi-tasking
I have taken office settings and found ways to make it more productive by organizing departments so they function efficiently.    


Steve Kaverman

worked with Steve at American Orient Express & American Railway Explorer.

Jenny Herring

worked with Jenny at Founders Asset Management

Edith Thompson

worked with Edith on 9Health Fair sites