1708 Princeton Woods BLVD
Mobile, AL 36618
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: Strong organizational strategies and measures for continuous improvements and efficient facility operations. Self-starter who meets project deadlines and requirements while performing multiple tasks with fast paced environments with the extra-mile philosophy. Responds rapidly and appropriately to changing circumstances; evaluate problems, make astute decisions to effect positive change, and refocus on new priorities.
EDUCATION: Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) - May 2010
Walden University- College of Health Sciences
Graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Bachelor of Science Management of Human Resources- May 2005
Graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
07/01/2014- October 2014 Dorian Brown Agency, Mobile AL-Independent Contractor-Supervising Agent
Duties: Possessed prospecting skills, in first two weeks of employment promoted to Supervising Agent due to meeting and exceeding sales goals in over four-thousand dollars weekly; Established rapport with potential clients needing insurance; proposed base for long-term sources of clients by using referrals, occupational, and special-interest groups
to compile lists of prospects; Approached potential clients by utilizing mailings and phone solicitation; making presentations to groups at company-sponsored gatherings; speaking publicly to community groups on the subject of financial well-being; determined clients' particular needs and financial situations by scheduling fact-finding appointments; determining extent of present coverage and investments; ascertaining long-term goals; Developed a coordinated protection plan by calculating and quoting rates for immediate coverage action and long-term strategy implementation. Obtained underwriting approval by completing application for coverage; Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations; enhanced insurance agency reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
05/09/2011- July 2014 Mobile County Health Department Women's Center, Mobile, AL- Public Health Administrator I
Duties: Responsible for administrative, financial and operational functions of a high volume OB/GYN clinic servicing low-income and underserved populations. Develop annual operating budgets and monitor fiscal performance. Negotiate contracts with MOMCare organizers and the University of South Alabama Health Services Foundation. Identify and
search for new grant opportunities. Started the "Real Talk" Program , which targets youths in the community, counsel them on self-esteem; *** education, etc.; Build high quality, service oriented staff through recruitment, training, and succession planning. Motivate staff by providing an environment conductive to open communication and professional
development. Evaluate Employee Appraisal Forms; rewarded/disciplined according to established policies and procedures. Address complaints and resolve problems of both employees and clients. Conduct monthly risk assessments to identify potential hazards and noncompliance with organizational safety and quality standards. Network with key
industry leaders to better position the clinic with the community.
02/18/2008- 05/09/2011 Mobile County Health Department -Human Resource Coordinator/Payroll Administrator
Duties: Payroll Administrator-supervised six employees within the payroll operations; Scheduled interviews for new hires; Authored contracts for new hires; Completed reference checks on top candidates after interviews; Reviewed upcoming contracts and prepare for approval authorities review; Transmitted contracts through approval authorities for approval and signatures; Supervisor of Time Management System that track leave balances for 420+ Health Dept employees; promoted new hire, employee, highly experienced in ,Great Plains and ADP Workforce; provided manager training to nine different facility sites within our organization via PowerPoint presentation and written manuals in regards to policy and procedures; PowerPoint presentation on ****** Harassment in the work place and employee time management education; Submitted reports of personnel who are retiring, resigning, or are otherwise being dismissed to the Personnel Board ; Checked leave accumulation system to make sure that it is updated as employees reach seniority levels requiring a change in earned leave; Computed and input paid vacation accrual and paid sick pay amounts into Leave Batch posting on employees that are leaving for any reason; Reviewed check report to insure that no person received pay for periods in unpaid status; Assisted with random drug testing, as well as assisting with W-2 reconciliations, etc.
07/2007 - 02/15/2008 Inchcape Shipping, Mobile AL-Vessel Payroll Clerk
Duties: Paid incoming invoices upon funds received from principal, Reviewed incoming statements for over fifteen-thousand active vendors, and thirty ports finding status of statements, investigated & updated requests as they come in via e-mails from several sub-companies and ports as related to claims adjustments. Five to six hundred weekly vendors checks/ payments input, printed and mailed. Placed all vendors paid into a weekly spreadsheet for review by Office Manager to review. Manipulation of data such as: changing current accounting periods, transaction logs, balancing equations, created various spreadsheets for CEO of company, assist in preparing budget for upcoming fiscal year. Also, responsible for conducting Billing for our Corporate Accounting Office, etc.
04/2003-05/2007- La-Way Contracting Construction Co., Citronelle, AL- Human Resource Generalist/Office Manager
Duties: Overseer of all aspects of human resource (interviewing, hiring, orientation,) recruitment, scheduled interviews and selection of applicants for job openings as assigned. Supervised total of fifty employees; conducted new employee orientation, administered pre-employment tests and conducted reference checks as requested. Assisted employees with HR related questions; Served as the main point of contact on a day-to-day basis of the business for clients as well as employees. Maintained accurate records in both paper and soft files of employees; Conducted exit interviews and compiles packets for terminated employees; Maintained Human Resource Information System records and compiled reports from database as needed, served as employee/client advocate; occasionally visit clients' homes to see if our workers were the right one for the job required and if client was satisfied. Conducted monthly meetings to check progress of services rendered and needs assessments for various clients. Monthly budgets; first point of contact for employees; process employee enrollments and terminations as required; Prepare and maintain related benefits records and reports. Process vendor reports and invoices; etc. (All aspects of management)
TEEN Center Consortium
Alabama Baby Coalition Task Force Committee
Mobile Bay Alliance for Youth
Alabama Public Health Association
Parent Advisory Board for the Mobile County Police Explorer's Program (President -August 2008-Present)
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