CV

Employment

Executive Assistant: Operations, Client Services, Marketing & Business Development, Conway MacKenzie, Inc., May 2014 - Present

  • Consolidated and managed daily, weekly and monthly operational reporting for service lines and functional teams;
  • Developed detailed corporate travel itineraries, transportation, lodging, and meeting accommodations;
  • Efficiently managed confidential personal and professional matters of CEO and senior management;
  • Updated client proposals and final deliverables, and provided risk mitigation through finalizing of engagement letters on a routine basis;
  • Provided billing and operational support to six Managing Directors on a daily basis;
  • Oversaw major firm and charitable events such as fundraisers, gala sponsorships, networking receptions and internal company outings (raised $350,000 in one event);
  • Slashed employment benefit administration costs through implementation of open enrollment platform for 120+ employees; and
  • Proactively managed recruitment, selection and on-boarding of 50+ new employees and 6-10 annual summer interns.

Executive Assistant|Government Affairs, 5-Hour Energy (Oakland Law Group), Mar. 2011 - Oct. 2013

  • Supervised the execution of complex private travel arrangements, guest lists and communication with high-profile guests;
  • Spearheaded special initiatives of General Counsel and tracked over $5MM in committed funds for Government Affairs;
  • Assisted in branding & publicity of CEO with regard to crisis communications and special events such as E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year award;
  • Prepared various research for federal regulatory compliance and legislative analyses;
  • Liaised with advocacy teams on Capitol Hill and within state legislature on regulatory issues related to antitrust, consumer protection, intellectual property, False Claims Act and FDA; and
  • Trained three corporate paralegals; managed recruitment process and all day-to-day office management.

Chief of Staff, Wayne County Commissioner, Oct. 2013 - May 2014

  • Advised and briefed Ways & Means Chair of Wayne County Commission (metro Detroit) who led budgetary process of $3B in county funding;
  • Championed public official’s messaging by providing speech preparation, press releases, talking points for media interviews and updates to website; and
  • Volunteered as Campaign Manager to State Rep campaign: oversaw campaign finance, volunteer management, fundraisers, creation of campaign assets (literature, website, direct mailings, signs), voter outreach and strategy.

Program Coordinator, American Red Cross, Aug. 2010 - Mar. 2011

  • Oversaw project management for various initiatives related to disaster relief including trainings on humanitarian law and crisis management;
  • Oversaw volunteer/intern projects, and project components for special events/donor recognition; and 
  • Successfully awarded grant for programmatic activities; oversaw compliance, budget and events timeline.

Education

Michigan State University, James Madison College

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations
Specializations in Jewish Studies and Muslim Studies
August 2006 – May 2010

Study Abroad: Israel, Hebrew University

 

Skills

  • C-Suite Executive Assistance
  • HR/Operational Administration
  • Event Oversight & Management
  • Recruiting
  • Spanish – Intermediate
  • Fundraising
  • Public Relations
  • Research & Report Preparation
  • Workflow Project Management
  • Client Billing & Expense Management
  • Arabic – Elementary/Intermediate

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