Barbara

Freelance Brochure Designer & Business Card Designer

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Location:Houston, Texas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/barbara
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BARBARA HOWARD
(409) 765-5160 BarbaraSHoward@Yahoo.com

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER/INSTRUCTOR/ADMINISTRATOR/COORDINATOR
Business manager specialist ~ Project Manager ~ Leadership ~ Community Relations ~ Staff Development
Energetic and creative manager with outstanding success developing and establishing two businesses. Extensive experience with computer generated material. Demonstrated risk management skills and performance improvement, character is tenacious and realistic. Ability to liaison with local customers and business associates while overseeing the development and production of effective and quality programs for educational tools. Experience developing and implementing business plans. Core competencies include:


• Operations Management
• Strategic Planning
• Budgetary Oversight
• Project Leadership
• Business Development
• Program Management
• Leadership & Staff Development
• Technology Management


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Business Development Manager 09/2006 – Present
Sandcastle Dreams Enterprise Galveston TX

• Manage organizational policies in compliance in facilities department and budgetary revenues
• Strategically develop successful and long-term relationships with sponsoring agencies
• Provide input to Regional and office management on pricing policies, and reports from implementation
• Collaborate in marketing operations and press relations to communicate with key external relationships
• Monitor and order office supplies viable through annual budgetary restrictions and guidelines
• Maintenance of all repairs, registrations, licenses, inspections, purchasing, and off-site records
• Deploy planning and management of facility projects regarding new construction and renovation
• Built stimulating web designs to achieve higher sales conversion rates
• Support through communication services and facility expansion through health and safety standards
• Accountable for reporting and meeting accurate external deadlines of major projects
• Revenue tracking to develop and grow business
• Enhance financial performance of marketing, training and development of staff
• Multiple business management operations conducted daily through self-determination within multiple high-level projects

Project Development Manager 09/1996 – 09/2006
Notes from Stars Trinidad, CO

• Coordinated and initiated annual performances,
• Graduation success ratio 99% from program requirements,
• Streamlined manuscripts, documentation and presentations utilizing MS Office products,
• Monitor and prepared accounting, contracts, statistical and financial reports
• Prepared, travel expense and reimbursement etc.
• Stimulated new prospects through innovative ideas of possibilities
• Consistently seek goals through stimulating curiosity of continuing education

Executive Administrative Assistant 06/1990 – 09/1996 Union Carbide/Seadrift Pipeline Texas City, TX

• Performed administrative duties for 7 offices, including statistical and financial reporting, travel and reimbursement
• Create and maintain new filing system to stimulate customer service and reduction in response time
• Maintained development of projects and served as part of a project team
• Participated in projects at all stages from inception, development, and execution
• Coordinated meetings and served as Safety Meeting Coordinator
• Prepared and facilitated manuscripts through development and design

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Substitute Instructor, Trinidad School District 2007 - 2009
Secretary, US Army Corp of Engineers 1987 - 1990
Assistant Manager, Coral Reef Village, Galveston, TX 1982 - 1987
Secretary, UTMB, Galveston, TX 1980 - 1982

EDUCATION

Colorado Technical University Online Master of Science in Management February 2012
Colorado Springs, CO Project Management GPA 3.96/4.0

Colorado Technical University Online Bachelor of Science September 2010
Colorado Springs, CO Business Administration GPA 4.0/4.0

Trinidad State Junior College Associate of Arts GPA 3.67/4.0 May 2005
Trinidad, CO



SKILLS AND COMPETENCY
Adaptable to various programs with minimal training

• Advanced - MS Office Professional Suite (2010)
o Word
o Excel
o PowerPoint
o Publisher
o Visio
o Project
• Budget revenues and development of business
• Maintain assigned contracts
• Strength and skills for project and team development/work
• Marketing strategies
• Problem solving orientation and developing successful outcomes
• Mathematical ability of rate quotations and cost process
• Records Management
• Outlook
• Program/IS
• Able to adapt to many programs with little training
• Assessed mentality directives for the full success of objectives