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Sarah Sommer

  • Nashville TN
  • 1-615-633-8803

Achieving and Motivated Administrative Assistant 

Work History

Aug 2015Present

Administrative Assistant I

Vanderbilt University - Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Main tasks include front desk administrative assistant where I keep the office fully stocked, file patents and licensing agreements, keep the conference rooms meeting ready, and aid the staff in any tasks they need to perform their jobs. I aid the continual streamlining of Inteum processes. I assist the invention disclosure process and various mailboxes including VU Patents mailbox, MTAShare, and CTTC Mailbox.  I spent three months as accounting assistant during which time I implemented a check request tracking system and picked up new skills in Inteum and finance systems.

Dec 2013Aug 2015

Data Coordinator II

Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy

Perform and coordinate complex data processing activities; supervise and direct data acquisition, report preparation, and data file management. Coding patient complaint data from hospitals and care clinics across the United States. Editing and managing the online wiki of information for department. Compiling risk data for physicians and providers.

Jul 2011Present

Editor In Chief and Head of Media & Marketing

Boomtron LLC

Set up promotional giveaways and review items. Contact various large corporation media outlets for marketing purposes. Manage employees and writers. Copy editing articles from other writers.

Oct 2011Dec 2013

Marketing/Sales Assistant

National Recovery Technologies, LLC

Design brochures and promotional giveaway items. Assist in creation of proposals for customers. Point of contact for conferences and specialized events. Handle customer data and information via SalesForce. Work with home office in creation of any marketing materials


Assistant Manager

Mapco Mart

Handling money and daily deposits. Close financial day. Manage employees. Order and restock the store. Accept venders. Running cash register when needed.



Ron Hibbard Toyota

Answer phones and greet customers. File customer paperwork. Set up appointments. Check in vehicles. Deliver and pick up parts or vehicles.


Editor In Chief

Volunteer State Community College

The Pioneer Magazine

Write and edit articles. Manage writers. Produce 32 page magazine for two semesters.

Jan 2007Jan 2008

Copy Editor

Volunteer State Community College

The Settler Newspaper, Edit articles on weekly basis.




Lipscomb University

Currently working towards a Bachelor's degree in Psychology in the Lipscomb Adult Degree program at night. Will be completed by 2018. 


Associates Degree

Volunteer State Community College

Communications and Journalism


Copy Editing
(7 Years Experience)
Adobe Creative Suite Products
PhotoShop, Indesign, etc.
Graphic Design
(5 Years Experience)
Website Design
(3 Years Experience)
Foreign Languages
Read and Write French, Learning German
Filing and Data Entry

Type 80 Words Per Minute


  • Adobe Acrobat XI Pro
  • Project Management: The Basics for Success
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity
  • PMP Certification (In Progress)