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Work experience

Nov 2013Present

Administrative Assistant

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

·Monitor and track legislation using StateNet software

·Review newly introduced and amended bills on a daily basis

·Research pending legislation

·Coordinate and schedule meetings with Legislators, Legislative Staff and/or Committee consultants

·Monitor and report on Legislative floor sessions, Legislative Committees and State Agency meetings

·Record minutes for California Groundwater Coalition Board meetings

·Draft quarterly newsletter

·Proofread and edit correspondence

·Maintain calendars

·General office management

Apr 2012Aug 2013

Administrative Assistant

Severaid and Glahn, PC.

·Negotiated payment plans with delinquent owners

·Tracked missed installment payments and recorded owner defaults

·Facilitated settlement offers with managers and owners

·Disbursed funds from the Client Trust Account to various payees

·Drafted correspondence to owners and property managers

·Updated owner ledgers

Oct 2007Jan 2013

Operations Administrator

Association of California Life and Health Insurance Companies

·Prepared required gift notices and the quarterly FPPC reports

·Utilized accounting software to process A/P, A/R

·Received, recorded and deposited cash and checks

·Reconciled monthly bank statements

·Prepared budgets

·Prepared invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial reports

·Coordinated travel plans and schedules

·Created collateral meeting material

·Planned and managed annual three-day Round Table Conference for 100 attendees

·Developed Banquet Event Orders (BEOs)

·Prepared and distributed written information to employees regarding benefits, compensation and 

              personnel  policy changes

·Executed all functions of payroll and 401(k) plan administration

·Reviewed time sheets, wage computation to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies

·Tracked leave time, such as vacation, personal, and sick leave

·Ensured company compliance with federal and state laws

May 2006Nov 2006

Sales Administrator


·Trained, developed, and managed the Customer Service Department

·Reviewed, evaluated, and recommended changes in cross departmental business processes

·Analyzed reporting requirements and developed new reports to improve business analysis

·Assimilated and analyzed selling information from key accounts and recommended inventory levels to

              achieve 100% fulfillment by week

·Executed contracts for and facilitated set up all tradeshows

·Generated global communications for Crislu sales programs

·Communicated directly with worldwide customer base regarding order fulfillment and on time delivery

·Formulated 2007 sales forecast 

May 2004May 2006

Store Manager

New York and Company

· Managed 2.5 million dollars in annual sales volume with increase of 5% over previous year

·        Achieved an approximate 1% decrease in shrink in first year

·        Implemented and completed brand initiatives resulting in the increase of sales and decrease in shrink

·        Trained and developed sales associates to maintain consistent productivity.  Regularly evaluated each

         associate and recommended solutions to help them achieve their goals

·        Accurately anticipated and exceed expectations of internal and external customers

·        Maintained payroll within guidelines while consistently meeting deadlines

May 2003May 2004

Executive Team Lead


·        Directly managed and developed a staff of four team leads·        Responsible for maintaining presentation, price accuracy and           in-stocks for key departments such as Health and Beauty, Market,          Pets and Chemicals, and Domestics.·        As Leader on Duty, assumed responsibility for all areas of the store          and up to 20 employees.  Consistently met expectations while         maintaining allotted payroll.·        Developed plans and executed departmental transitions to support         sales and advertising campaigns on a weekly basis with consistent          on time results  ·        Ensured proper set up of all advertised merchandise·        Collaborated with vendors on product placement

Jan 1995Jul 2002

Director of Merchandising


·        Managed a staff of 18 merchandisers, merchandise allocators and         planners·        Formulated financial plans in excess of $100 million.   Insured those         plans supported marketing and visual merchandising campaigns.            Accountable for analyzing and re-forecasting those plans based on          current business climate  ·        Directed product assortment across three store types from full price         concept stores to big box clearance stores·        Approved all price changes and product movement domestically to          maintain the integrity of our brand within wholesale distribution          channels·        Validated proposed buy plans and allocation plans to maintain          maximum product offering while maintaining inventory levels by size·        Responsible for formulating business processes and policies that          enabled the Retail division to achieve its goals.  Communicated          those processes and policies to the organization through a          comprehensive Operations Manual and classroom type training          sessions·        Managed three system implementations including data and          hardware conversion·        Implemented auto replenishment of core product across all          department/categories·        Organized efforts with store designers, contractors, and tenant          coordinators to achieve timely store openings·        Facilitated the Installation of  POS systems at new store openings          and provided on site training


Intelligent, confident, hardworking, professional seeking opportunity to apply analytical skills and business acumen in the identification and development of good public policy through the legislative process.Seeking leading team to work with to achieve common objectives.Possess a record of consistent achievement in improving quality, accountability, and efficiency.


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Typing, 45 wpm
Microsoft Office


Jul 2013Present

Masters in Strategic Communication

National University



Oct 2012Oct 2017


State of California