To maximize my talents utilizing both my creativity and business acumen, allowing my self-motivated entrepreneurial spirit to flourish in an organization; bringing fresh ideas and new perspectives to assist in accomplishing the goals and mission of a company.
Proactive by nature, people oriented, strong communication and organizational skills proven by successful, profitable self-employment. Motivated, personable business professional looking to re-enter the workforce full time after being a stay-at-home mom and artist over the past 12 years. Eager to learn and quick to adapt. A diverse range of talent for quickly mastering skills related to the professional organization – fast learner. Diplomatic and tactful. Extremely open-minded and well balanced, as well as discerning of information in order to identify and focus on specific priorities and solutions. Flexible and versatile – able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. Excellent team-building skills. Works well with others as well as independently.
• General Manager/Operations
• Office Administration/Systems
• Estimating/ Proposals/Procurement
• Project Management/Scheduling
• Government Compliance (certified payroll/forms/law/tax)
• MS Office/Peachtree Accounting
• Financial Statements
• Financial Forecast, Budget, Cash Flow, Cost Analysis
• License & Permitting
• Master Painter
• Creative Visionary
• Exhibit Organizer
2001 – Present Reservoir Studio/Self Employed Artist Laurel, MD
- Painter of Fine Art, Exhibiting, Teaching, Commission work www.karenisailovic.com
- Founder of PAINT 360 www.meetup.com/paint360, a painting meetup group with over 100 members
- Solo exhibits/Group Exhibits.
2011 Gorman Produce Farm, Farm Hand Laurel, MD
2010 - 2011 Victor Machinery Corporation, Administrative & Accounting Glen Burnie, MD
1991 – 2001 Prime Corporation, Owner/President Brentwood, MD - General Contracting business for the commercial industry, completing contracts and service work primarily in the private sector valued up to $250,000 contracts. Net Profit 9 out of 10 years. Gross Sales breached $1.2 million.
1994 - 1997 Trace Associates, Inc., Owner/President Brentwood, MD - Information tracking business. Bookkeeping, job costing, benefits packaging, and scheduling services.
2004 – 2005 Corcoran College of Art, Washington, DC, www.corcoran.edu
2001 – 2005 Maryland Institute, College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD, www.mica.edu
1991, 1994 – 95 Montgomery College, Takoma Park, MD, cms.montgomerycollege.edu
1989 – 1991 University of Maryland (UMBC), Catonsville, MD, www.umbc.edu