Allison Todd

Freelance Virtual Assistant & Blog Writer

Location:Snellville, Georgia, United States
2 Skills
Results-oriented staffing & training professional with a demonstrated record developing effective teams, and conducting progressive training classes that improve operations and increase profitability. Extensive background in organizational development conducting company analysis to include employee enhancement plans and strategic staffing plans. Veteran experience collaborating with senior management and business owners under pressured deadlines to solve organizational challenges.


Strategic Business Consultant (2004-Present)
SiMar Inc. (St Louis, MO/Atlanta, GA )
Administered virtual administrative services, including but not limited to accounts payable/receivable, billing, database management, and document composition to various companies. Develop strategic marketing plans to increase company revenue. Oversee staffing and training phases of operation. *Independently cold-called and successfully acquired six new clients in the first quarter of the year.*

Administrative Consultant (2007-Present)
Phoenix Solutions (St Louis, MO/Atlanta, GA )
Successfully market vacant units through online and print advertising, community involvement or any other effective means of advertising. Schedule leasing appointments. Meet with prospective tenants to show units. Receive and process tenant applications. Prepare leases and coordinate move-ins (including relocations). Manage tenant collections, including past due accounts and evictions, if necessary. Route maintenance calls and oversee sub contractor performance, contractual obligations; Performing all duties necessary to increase occupancy and operating efficiency of all units under management.

Work Readiness Trainer (Summer 2009)
City of St Louis/UrbanForce Program (St Louis, MO )
Developed curriculum and led training of 1600 youth with substantial employment barriers. Responsible for decreasing the barriers through education with the goal of summer employment. *Independently composed curriculum developed by organizational partners and adopted as a part of the annual summer program.*

Human Resource Business Consultant (2007-2009)
Administrative Office Manager (2006-2007)
Friendly Temple MB Church (St Louis, MO )
Managed the administrative department during a successful restructuring (primary hiring job function). Designed & implemented organizational training courses and plans focusing on non-compliant staff. *Created a successful attendance policy reducing absenteeism and tardiness by 25%, increasing productivity and service.*

Employment Specialist/Supervisor –Central Region (2001-2003)
Judevine Center for Autism (St Louis, MO )
Trained and managed 40 job coaches to assist adult individuals with autism in their work experience goals. Responsible for supervisor 20 direct care staff to assist adults with autism in their daily life skill goals. *Designed work order tracing to improve time management and decrease overtime expenses.*

Training Manager –Central Region (2001-2003)
ASAP Advertising Specialties @ Attractive Prices (Houston, TX)
Developed and executed marketing plan encompassing marketing initiatives designed to increase revenue in targeted markets. Developed training methods for new employees. *Implemented a performance measurement & development program for supervisors focusing on employee performance and team building.*

Administrative Assistant/Trainer (1998-2002)
University of Missouri-St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
Assisted with the management of a federally funded grant program awarded to assist students with disabilities graduate college. Independently interviewed, hired, and trained tutorial staff of more than 50 professionals. *Successfully bridged the communication gap between tutors & students achieving a 95% completion of grant objectives resulting in renewed 3- year grant award. *


Master of Arts (December, 2005)
Human Resources Management & Development

Bachelor of Arts (January, 2000)
Communications: Theory & Rhetoric

Areas of Strength
Proficient in Microsoft Office (all programs) Multi-Location Recruitment& Staffing
Database Creation & Maintenance Offer Negotiation & Closing
Budget Preparation& Management Motivational Speaking (Groups 1500+)
Skills (2) Rating
Virtual Assistance
Blog Writing