Kimberly Bohannon

Freelance Article Writer & Writer

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Location:Saint Charles, Illinois, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kimberlybohannon
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My objective is to obtain a position utilizing my excellent written communication skills.

WORK EXPERIENCE
2011 – Present GENEVA PARK DISTRICT, Geneva, IL
Peck Farm Camp Staff – seasonal
• Developed lesson plans for daily camp use
• Worked independently and with other camp staff to direct the camper’s activities

2010 – 2011 TOYS R US EXPRESS, Geneva, IL
Store Team Lead (Manager) in seasonal store location
• Hired as assistant manager & promoted to manager during training
• Won district sales contest during first month of operation
• Direct customer contact in retail sales
• Supervising, hiring, scheduling, and training of staff
• Financial responsibilities including register balancing and bank deposits

2009 – Present SEW GENEROUSLY, Saint Charles, IL
Certified Bernina Repair Person
• Completion of Bernina USA training classes
• Repairing a variety of sewing, embroidery & serger machines
• Responsible for developing and sending marketing emails using iContact
• Manage Sew Generously website

2009 GOODWIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, North Aurora, IL
Student Teacher
• Sixteen weeks of student teaching in a 3rd grade classroom of 28 students under the guidance of Ken Carlson
• Created and carried out lesson plans in various subjects
• Developed and practiced classroom management strategies

2001-2008 FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP, Aurora, IL
Subrogation Specialist
• Identified an area of lost subrogation income, recommended for submission through
Experimentation & Innovation Farmersfuture 2010
• Utilized my knowledge to educate others within the department
• Actively sought out new information to improve overall collections

1991-2001 WILLOW CREST NURSING PAVILION, LTD., Sandwich, IL
Licensed Nursing Home Administrator – IL#044-003733
• Managed all aspects of the nursing home operations
• Interviewed, hired, and coordinated the work efforts of over 100 employees.
• Administered all employee education programs

1991 SENIOR SERVICES & ASSOCIATES, Elgin, IL
Consultant/Case Management Supervisor

1989-1991 LEXINGTON HEALTH CARE, Bloomingdale & Lombard, IL
Administrator/Management and Quality Assurance Coordinator

EDUCATION

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Masters - Elementary Education, 2009

University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Illinois Gerontology Certificate Program, 1998

University of Akron, Akron, OH
Bachelor of Arts - Mass-Media Communications and English, 1989
Awarded the University of Akron A-Key to recognize outstanding achievements by an undergraduate in scholastics, campus involvement, and service to the University of Akron

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Illinois teacher certification Elementary K-9
• Motivated independent worker.
• Previous newspaper writing experience.
• Over 20 years of management experience with direct supervisory responsibilities.
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