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Kim Hulsey - Freelance Office Management & Personal Assistance
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Hello, my name is Kim Hulsey. I have 24+ years of experience in business administration. I have been the owner of a successful construction company for 15 years. For the past 5 years the owner of a Gymnastics Training Gym which I currently manage along with my husband. I also hold a license in the state of Texas to sell Life and Health Insurance. I am the mother of 3 teenage girls and I...
Irving, Texas, United States

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Mig McMillan - Freelance Cartooning & Art
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I live in New Zealand and mainly do simple line drawings of a suburban woman encountering many of the odd, yet normal aspects of middle class life. I studied art at Teachers college and mainly did oil painting until five years ago. I have a studio at home and teach part time.
Tauranga, Gisborne, New Zealand
Megan Hayter - Freelance Editing & Writing
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I'm eighteen and in high school i took college classes such as Accounting I & II and Pre-Cal. I enjoyed English classes the most for all the writing and reading. ________________________________________________________________________________ Megan Hayter megan-hayter@hotmail.com 2327 18th Ave S • Seattle, Washington 98144 Objective: Obtain an entry level position to gain experience from. Employment History: 06/2008 - 07/2009 Waitress/Dishwasher • Prepared food • Managing distraught customers • Maintained clean dishes Company Creek Pizza 502 North Manson Rd Chelan, Washington (509)682-2000 07/2007 - 08/2007 Child Care Provider • Cared for children ages 18 months, 2 and 5 years old • Changed Diapers • Discipline/Feeding/Bathing Child Care for Aunt Yakima, Washington Education and Training: 09/2007 - 06/2011 High School Diploma: Chelan High School Washington 06/2006 Babysitting Course: Chelan Community Hospital Washington Skills and Qualifications: • Customer service • Child care • Typing/10-key • Waitressing experience • Fast learner • Energetic work attitude • Telephone Inquiries • Filing • Stocking Certificates and Licenses: Perseverance Award, 05/2011 Chelan High School, Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States
Eman Yousef - Freelance Public Relations & Sales
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? Eman Jamil Saleem Yousef Personal Details Date of Birth : 1st September -1989 Place of Birth : Jordan Marital Status : Married Telephone Number : 00971 5080 360 74 00971 50111 4652 E-mail Address :emanawaf@yahoo.com Education (1st Sep,2011) International Business & Trade Online ( British Cambridge Collage ) (2008-2009) Office Management & Executive Secretarial ( YWCA ) (2007-2008) ICDL international certificate (2007-2008) Commerce Training Course (2006-2007) Tawjehe Certificate for Scientific Stream Average % : 87.4 Skills IT: - Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Outlook Express, , power point Internet & Communications. Languages : - Fluent English ( writing & reading & speaking ) - Fluent Arabic ( writing & reading & speaking ) - Translation. Additional : -Typing Skills ( English & Arabic 40 letter as/min ) -Arabic /English Business Letter. -Code of Behavior/ Body Language Course. -Accounting & Book keeping (in English Language) Training (1\10\2009-14\11\2009) -Training in USA Embassy as a Secretary . (1\1\2009-30\1\2009) -Central Bank in customer services. Experience Promotion to the main office of Anantara (Till Now)- Public Relation of Sales & Marketing Coordinator for ( Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara & Desert Islands &spa ) Job Description * create and maintain an organization's favorable public image and protect its reputation. * liaising with the media, writing news releases. * monitoring media coverage, assembling media kits, writing and designing newsletters. *holding events for the public and overseeing the organization's branding through log use and print materials. * Write and distribute all press releases for Anantara properties events . * Keep in contact with local media to publicize events . * Connect with community radio stations and local media to publicize events . * Help manage relationships with ADC vendors. * Assist with media campaigns, including media pitching and follow-up calls. * Create and assemble press kits and other materials for client events, campaigns, and programs. * Monitor news, websites and Resorts review blogs. (16\12\2009) -Qaser Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara (Customer Services Coordinator & Business Centre) Job Description * Handles incoming and outgoing calls in a prompt, efficient and courteous manner and maintain a high standard of quality customer service all times. * knowledge of internal and conference call dialing procedures and protocols. * Researches and provide specific directory information to both internal and external inquiries. * Handles all guest calls relating to housekeeping , laundry, front desk, general inquiries/information, engineering and security. * Handles all in house guest calls. * Receives a security or emergency related calls, follows the security and emergency procedures. * Capable of handling function related tasks on Opera System , FCS System, Switchboard and other user software. * Receives wake up call requests and executes wake up calls in person. * Receives Front office related requests (e.g. Billing, Late check out , room charge). * Managing emergencies including fire evacuation. * Handles situation of delicate and confidential nature and protect the guest’s and the hotels privacy. * Encoding guests information in CID policy System . * Handles general fax/ email . (1\8\2009-30\9\2009) -Math Club School (Executive Secretary) Job Description * Prepare and manage correspondence, reports, and documents. * Organize and coordinate meetings. * Implement and maintain office system. * Maintain schedules and calendars . * Arrange and confirm appointment . * Handle incoming mail and other material. * Set up and maintain filing systems. * Collect information. * Maintain databases. * Communicate verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information. (1\2\2009-30\7\2009) -Arab Bank in Jordan ( Customer Service ) Job Description * Interviewing customers to obtain personal financial information and explain available services. * Opening new deposit accounts and accepting loan applications. * Answering customer questions and investigating account errors. * Presenting funds received from customers to a bank teller for deposit and obtaining receipt for the customer. * Assisting customer in filling out loan applications. * Admitting Customers to safe deposit vault . * Executing wire transfers of funds . * Assisting customers with queries about bank services.
United Arab Emirates
Valerie Fawkes - Freelance Consulting & Branding
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Highly Experienced Professional Seamstress/Tailor/ Sample Pattern Maker. 30+ years Flat pattern method and draping. Able to knock off ( copy) garments with out taking apart. Able to interpret sketches, photographs, samples. Tailor and Seamstress experienced in all fabrics, leather, fur ect. Production Management Experience I would need to know what the details and scope of this project are. Where you are located Time lines if any Fabric/Notions Supplier details What your ideas are on renumeration for position If consultation on line is required Pre Production Costing and time studies I would welcome a conversation to learn more about your company needs. As this is a freelance position you are looking to hire for we can discuss the terms and time frame and logistics to see if we are a match. Sincerely Valerie Fawkes
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Leigh Ann Jacobson, M.A. - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Article Writing
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• Possess a master’s degree and 15 years progressively responsible fundraising experience in higher education and nonprofit sector with proven successful and innovative fundraising efforts. • Understand the power of information technology and how it influences decision making, constituent relationships, fundraising, marketing, operational choices, and mission success. • Managed annual and special campaigns; experienced in capital campaigns, corporate support, and major gift and planned giving cultivation and solicitation. • Managed structure, finances, communications, and programming of Annual Fund. • Published author of 100+ feature stories and articles in business journals and magazines. Specialties:Fundraising in Higher Education, Development Services, Management of Donor Databases, Prospect Management, e-Giving, Major Gift Solicitation, Donor Stewardship, Non-Profit Fundraising, Author/Editor, Adjunct Literature/Composition Instructor
Granger, Indiana, United States
Andrea Young - Freelance Radio Production & Accounting
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Soundcloud link to audio voiceover sample: https://soundcloud.com/aspenbeat/andrea-young-sample/s-mWDLj EXPERIENCE 2008-2012 Freelance Aspen, CO Work on freelance, project basis on accounting, business management, broadcasting and media production projects. Move projects along to completion, handle day-to-day accounting and other functions. Strategic planning, tax strategies and financial management services provided. 2004-2008 American Aerogel Rochester, NY Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer Direct and administer treasury, accounting, budget and tax activities. Oversee financial and accounting systems. Manage company investor relations and documents. 1998-2004 Aspen Public Radio Aspen, CO Chairman of the Board & President Managed staff and resources. Created and implemented a strategic plan and vision for growth. Currently producing and hosting music shows, interview programs and news features. 1984–2001 Young Systems Atlanta, GA President Co-Founder/creator - managed an entrepreneurial software company that provided computer systems for the music industry. TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCIES :Excellent computer skillset including MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint; QuickBooks; digital audio editors and mixers, music delivery systems :Excellent general technical skills with computer hardware, operating systems, networking, languages and software. :Training and coaching customers on use of computer systems SPECIAL SKILLS AND INTERESTS :Music and the music industry, radio DJ, skiing & biking, international travel EDUCATION :B.A., Music and Psychology, SUNY Oswego :Numerous financial, management and computer training courses
Aspen, Colorado, United States
Carmen DiBartolomeo - Freelance Book Design & Graphic Design
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CARMEN DIBARTOLOMEO SUMMARY I am a seasoned professional with over 30 years in publishing as a Creative Director/Art Director (mainly in the educational markets) and as a cover and book designer. Recently, I was Creative Director for Art Development for Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkens, a medical book publisher in Philadelphia. My duties involved management and creation of the company wide art development programs. I managed a staff of five employees. Before that, I was art director for some New York publishers and part owner of a successful graphic design studio in New York city for over 17 years. I have a unique mix of skills. Besides designing, I’ve been a published illustrator and art director for a few New York based magazines. I have extensive knowledge of print production, work in a Mac or PC environment, do page layout, type spec'ing and I am skilled in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Quark Express, and Microsoft programs plus a few other applications. QUALIFICATIONS • Cover and ­­­book interior designer as well as logo, poster, and brochure design • Created art programs, videos, animations, and photo shoots 15% to 18% below budget on average for the medical publisher Lippincott Williams and Wilkens (LWW) • Co-managed the company Digital Access Management System DAMS • Assigned art to medical illustrators and researched new talent • With two other partners, successfully operated a graphic design firm in New York City for over 17 years that specialized in educational design, cover and small magazine design, and miscellaneous graphic design. Clients included Weekly Reader, Pearson, McGraw-Hill, Oxford, and many others • Responsible for the yearly art development budget for LWW • Excellent type skills • Designed web banners for WebTV • Comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously and under tight deadlines • Established a base of Indian vendors, mainly designers and artists, to drastically reduce costs for LWW • Over time, created a vendor list of artists, designers, printers, and comps • Authored yearly performance goals • Art directed and managed photo shoots and video shoots • On an average year was responsible for art programs of 200 titles or more • Help create and manage an FTP site specific to design and art • Created PPT presentations for training and educating company wide employees on video, animation, and any other medical related projects • Helped design and promote an excel based system for tracking and managing art programs • Reorganized and created new forms for task specific duties on all facets of art development • Published Illustrator PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT RED KITE PROJECT, LLC Graphic Design Studio / Training 400 Walnut Street suite 6F Philadelphia, PA 19106 2008 to 2009 Title: Designer Duties: Designing college level book interiors and covers; general graphic needs such as brochure design Wolters Kluwer Inc. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkens Medical Book Publisher 530 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 2005 to 2008 Title: Creative Director Art Development. Duties: With a staff of 5 employees and on-site freelancers, I was responsible for creating and producing all art programs, animations, videos, power-point presentations, and photo shoots for the Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Skokie offices. I was also responsible for managing the company wide DAMS system, departmental FTP site, and for providing technical information and guidelines used in the creation and production of all art related projects for authors, editors, vendors, or artists. In addition, I did employee evaluations, budgets, hiring vendors and artists, attending author meetings, and doing presentations advertising the art creation department. Pearson/Prentice Hall Educational Book Publisher 1 Lake Street Upper Saddle River NJ 07458 2002 to 2005 Title: Art Director / Humanities Duties: Typical projects would include book cover and interior design, writing specs, creating style sheets, page layout, and chairing first concept to final presentation meetings. Circa 86, Inc. Design Studio Red Bank, NJ 1986 to 2001 Title: Art Director/Part Owner Duties: Designed and produced book covers and interiors including type specifications and style sheets for el-hi to college level textbooks. Designed logos, brochures, and other promotional material. Managed the day to day activities of a small design studio. EDUCATION BFA from Tyler School of Art 1980 Major in Design/Typography Minor in Illustration INTERESTS • drawing and painting • martial arts • traveling
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Kendra McNack - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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Kendra L. McNack Phone: 918-261-3050, E-mail: kendra@kanscope.com Education BeST Scoping Techniques Online Scoping Certificate March 2007 Oklahoma State University Tulsa, OK Bachelor of Science in Business Administration May 2005 Major in Marketing, Minor in Management • Cumulative GPA 3.211 Tulsa Community College Tulsa, OK Associates of Science in Business Administration May 2005 Associates of Art in Liberal Arts May 2005 Associates of Art in Journalism July 1999 • Honors Scholar Work History Scoping & Proofreading June 2007 - Present I have been providing document preparation to court reporters from home. This requires translating any steno that the computer software does not translate, editing for spelling and punctuation and researching things like proper names and medical terms. I have experience in scoping depositions, trials, preliminary hearings and plea agreements with full audio using both cassettes and digital audio. Computer World Inc. Tulsa, OK Administrative Assistant November 2005 – Present • Answer phones and take orders. • Schedule repairs, rentals and installations. • Make travel arrangements. • Sell new and refurbished computer systems as well as parts. • Handle company’s accounts payables and receivables including billing and collections. • Payroll and applicable taxes. • Marketing including mass mail outs, cold calling and advertising. • Research pricing and equipment for customer quotes. City of Tulsa Tulsa, OK Office Administrator II December 2008 – November 2009 • Answer phones and direct calls which includes handling citizen complaints • Maintain a record of incoming complaints and requests for information • Maintain files both paper and electronic • Compile information for monthly board meetings including recording the meeting minutes • Preparing contractor and consultant requests for payments and contracts Adecco Tulsa, OK Customer Service Representative January - July 2007 • Answer incoming questions concerning group life insurance. • Researching answers to questions not readily available and following up with the customer. Metris Companies Tulsa, OK Collector December 2000-October 2005 • Taking incoming and making outbound collection calls in a high volume call center. • Worked extensively with Magellan and Evolve Autodialers and FDR database. • Obtained commitments to pay in a constantly changing work environment. The Oklahoma Eagle Tulsa, OK Account Executive & Reporter November 1999-December 2000 • Maintained current customer accounts and acquired new clients through phone campaign. • Communicated with clients through fax and personal interviews to produce an appealing newspaper ad. • Prepared classified advertising for publication and layout. • Covered stories including school board, city council meetings and executions in McAlester. • Wrote human interest and feature stories. • Took photographs to accompany stories. • Interacted with the public in-person and through interviews on a daily basis to report the North Tulsa Community news. The TCC Connection Tulsa, OK Northeast Campus Editor August 1997-June 1999 • Communicated with key offices at the Northeast Campus weekly to discuss upcoming events. • Wrote feature and hard news stories. • Took photographs to accompany stories • Edited my work as well as other staff member’s for grammar and spelling errors. • Assisted with layout. Skills • Problem Solving • Diffusing angry customers and employees • All Windows applications including Excel, Access and Publisher • Quickbooks • Desktop publishing • Typing (approximately 40 wpm) • 10-key (6500 kpm)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Dealsweet00 - Freelance Grant Writing & Business Plan Writing
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Executive Summary: Five+ years of experience in sales & marketing with a proven track record of increasing company revenue by 40% each year. Areas of knowledge range from planning and developing automobile technology that meets customers' expectation and enhances driving experience. Demonstrated records related to success and high activities. Creative and passionate problem solver, self- started as well as a team player. Exceptionaloperations management skills and a distinguished leader. Areas of Excellence: Sales and Marketing Budget preparation and implementation Planning and developing strategies Six Sigma Banking and Finance Human Resources Experience and Achievements: Plant Manager Safe Automotive, Royal Oak, MI 2012 - present Handling a plant with production capacity of 300 automobiles per day. Looking for entire technical aspect and ensuring daily production target is achieved. Coordinating with supervisors, operators and helpers to identify and solve problems. Taking daily production meeting with the staff and assisting them in achieving daily target. Cost Cutting and Enhanced Productivity Managed to cut down production expenses by 15% in three months of taking over the position Improved productivity by 40% in 2012-2013 Attended and solved disputes between union and management within 8 months Earned recognition for catering to the demand of the distributors Production Supervisor Venus Motors, Royal Oak, MI 2009 - 2012 Joined as a management trainee and gained promotion due to hard work and persistent in the job. Liaised with the store and purchase department and ensured production is not stopped due to shortage of raw materials. Implemented Six Sigma principles in enhancing overall activities of the production department. Timely Delivery & Improvisation in Quality Contributed in removing shaft problems in vehicle that was called back from the customers Ensured booking orders from distributors are met in time and customers don't have to wait for delivery Education: Bachelor's Degree in Automobile Engineering Silvia College of Engineering, Royal Oak, MI 2008 SENIOR MARKETING EXECUTIVE Record of defining, delivering, and marketing timely, profitable, leading-edge products Consummate marketing executive with increasingly responsible experience driving product strategy and execution for Fortune 500 companies. Sophisticated understanding of marketing and finance that enables successful product-strategy development with a focus on profitability; ability to anticipate market trends, initiate timely development, and enhance value in highly competitive and mature markets. Respected as a dynamic team builder, hands-on leader and creative solutions provider. Engage in cross-departmental networking and author forward-thinkingmarketing plans. MBA in Marketing. Available for travel. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Strategic/Business Planning - Product Development/Launch - Brand Positioning/Management - Market Research - Competitive Intelligence - Consumer Insights - Staff Development/Leadership - Business Development - Sales Management - Continuous Improvement - Project Management - Analytical Problem Solving KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS Market Intelligence - Directed a comprehensive large-scale research study on Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) market potential for the Nissan Technical Center. Determined root causes of HEV growth and forecasted influences into five-year horizon. Nissan publicly announced its entry into HEV segment, 2004. Project Management - Provided leadership for a $17 million, world-class project designed to educate drivers on the environment impact of Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs). Provided strategic consulting to Regional Transportation Center of San Diego - an AFV education center operated by the San Diego Environmental Foundation (SDEF), 2000-2002. Product Innovation - Served as the product/marketing launch leader in bringing many Ford products to market, including the Explorer SUV, 2nd generation Taurus, bi-fuel CNG/LPG F-Series and Econoline, and CNG E-450 Cutaway. Streamlined audio and entertainment systems lineup across all Ford brands. Developed and marketed Ford's first navigational system, 1990-2002. Sales & Brand Management - Implemented Ford's first ever "customer focused" brand management process for retail, fleet and AFV operations in North America - achieved and sustained overall truck leadership. Led a team that outsold all competitors combined in AFV sales volume, 1997 - 2002. Product Marketing - Created marketing strategy that helped redefine the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment. Positioned Ford Explorer as "all new" to Ford's SUV portfolio. Exceeded sales volume by 200,00 units, and improved stockholder value by $1.2 billion in variable profit contribution, 1988 - 1990. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ASG RENAISSANCE, Dearborn, MI, 2002-Present $25M International Professional Services Firm- Specializes in Human Capital, Marketing and Consulting - Retained by Startup, Small-Cap and Fortune 500 companies in US, UK, and Asia Director, Business Strategy Development/Independent Consultant, GI Business Solutions Provide strategic and tactical consulting in business development, marketing communications, and new product and service innovation to startup and high-growth companies. Led comprehensive market investigation designed to reposition Yamaga Motorcycle's product lineup more competitively against Harley Davidson. Study results reflected that Harley Davidson's market leverage was tied to perceived image and lifestyle, saving Yamaha millions of dollars in product development. Developed a claw-back strategy to regain brand equity for a HR software/payroll processing firm with drastically declining sales - $150 million to $7 million. Created full-scale marketing intelligence and communications plan adopted by President of the firm. Teamed with Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on engineering/market assessment, and feasibility study of the design, prototype build, and sale of grid connected Hybrid Electrical shuttle buses built on modified Ford E450 chassis configuration. Experienced Business Planning Analyst with a comprehensive understanding of industry reporting software and analysis tools. Adept at creating custom spreadsheet, utilizing computer productivity software and working efficiently in a team. Specializes in financial data accounting and creating comprehensive business presentations. Core Qualifications Strong accounting skills Purchasing and Logistics experience Warehousing control skills Adept at budgeting Revenue and expense forecasts Marketing plan development Computer networking proficient Experience April 2007 to July 2014 Wisdom Software-New Cityland, CA Business Planning Analyst Regularly involved in research necessary to open new markets and the monitoring the revenue generated in those markets. Worked with purchasing group to develop better buying agreements with vendors. Helped marketing group to gather market research data for new product launches. September 2004 to April 2007 Rummage Industrial-New Cityland, CA Business Planning Analyst Helped to develop advertising budgets for upcoming quarters. Responsible for updating company business plan on a monthly basis. Did revenue and expense projections for two major company expansions. March 1996 to September 2004 Riley Scott Incorporated-New Cityland, CA Business Planning Analyst Developed a return on investment report for each marketing and advertising program. Worked closely with marketing to develop company's new television advertising campaigns. Created logistics plan that allowed company to close one warehouse and save a significant amount of operating costs. Education 1995 University of the Valley, New Cityland, CA Bachelor of Science, Business Objective • To obtain publication for my novels and books of poetry, as well as venues for my shorterindividual works. Publication Highlights • “Zanders the Magnificent,” Fireside, 2014 • “Hide,” Black Static Issue 43, TTA Press, November 2014 • “Death’s Favorite Pet,” Horror D’oeuvres , DarkFuse 2014 • “Something You Don’t Want to Find,” Buzzy Mag, 2013 • “Rust Never Sleeps” and “Nights in Texas,” Deep South Magazine, Southern Voice, 2012 • “The Call of the House of Usher,” The Spirit of Poe, Literary Landmark Press, 2012 • “Country Born,” Texas Poetry Calendar 2013, 2012 • “A Quiet Night, A Perfect End,” So Long, and Thanks For All the Brains: A Zombie Anthology (1st place Dead Letter Award winner from Mail Order Zombie), Collaboration of the Dead Press, January 2012 • “Breaking Earth” and “The Fox Pup of Big Blue Mountain,” A Book of the Year, PST annual anthology, 2012 • “The Adventures of Squrimy,” Encore, NFSPS annual anthology, 2011 • “The Book Sniffers,” The Washington Pastime, fall 2011 • “Jack and the Bad Man,” Underneath the Juniper Tree, October 2011 • “The Secret in the Village of Dragonsbreath,” Dark Horizons, July 2011 • “Dragging the Waters,” Phantom Kangaroo, May 2011 • “Approaching June,” Texas Poetry Calendar 2011, Dos Gatos Press, 2010 • “Eulogy of Beatrice Stitchens,” Six Sentences, 2010 • “Digital Implications” and “The Air in Our Apartment,” Wichita Falls Literature and Art Review, Volume IV, 2010 Writing Award Highlights • honorable mention (top 5 overall) Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition, National Federation of State Poetry Socities, 2014 • 2nd place Edwin M. Eakin Memorial Book Publication Award, Poetry Society of Texas manuscript contest, 2011 • 1st place for poetry in Dorman John Grace Memorial Award (sonnet contest), National Federation of State Poetry Societies, 2010 • 1st place for poetry in the Brazos Writers Contest, 2010 • 1st place for form poetry in the Denton Writes Contest, 2010 • 1st place Derry Tutt Memorial Award, Poetry Society of Texas, 2011 • 1st place Jerry Dison Memorial Award, PST, 2011 • Winner of Lynch Award, the PST, September 2010 • Winner of Popular Award, the PST, July 2010 • Winner of Laugh Lines Award, the PST, April 2010 • 2nd place winner of Critic’s Award, the PST, May 2010 • 2nd place Indiana State Federation of Poetry Clubs Award, NFSPS, 2012 • 2nd place Therese Lindsey Award, PST, 2010 Writing Activities and Memberships • councilor-at-large, Poetry Society of Texas, 2014-present • webmaster, Poetry Society of Texas, 2012-present • active member, Horror Writers Association, 2014-present • affiliate member, Horror Writers Association, 2011-2013 • annual poetry exhibit Merging Visions, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 • member, National Federation of State Poetry Societies, 2009-present • president, North Branch Writers Critique Group, 2009-present • member, Poetry Society of Texas, 2009-present • vice president, Denton Poets’ Assembly, 2008-2013 • webmaster, Denton Poets’ Assembly, 2007-present • publicity rep, Denton Poets’ Assembly, 2007-2011 • member, Denton Poets’ Assembly, 2007-present Honors • “The Best of The Internet: Online Resources Available to Poets” presentation for the Poetry Society of Texas annual summer conference, July 2013 • “Reaching for Better Writing: Can Small Group Support Make a Difference?” presentation for the Poetry Society of Texas annual summer conference, July 2013 • Bi-monthly Twitter columnist for Writer Unboxed (listed in Writer’s Digest’s “101 Best Websites,” 2007-2012), 2013-present. • “How to Build a Poet’s Website” lesson for the Denton Poets’ Assembly, January 2013 • Served as judge for the monthly contests sponsored by PST, May 2010, June 2012 • Served as judge for the “Denton Writes” contest, adult poetry category, 2011, adult, youth, and children’s poetry categories, 2012 • Served as judge for “Student Awards” contests sponsored by PST, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Education 2005-2007 Bachelor of Arts in English, The University of Texas at Austin • Graduated with Highest University Honors • majored in English • minored in Linguistics and Spanish 2001-2005 High School Diploma, A&M Consolidated High School • Graduated Magna *** Laude Objective: To obtain a position as a Cartoonist. Summary: More than five years of experience in the field of drawing and writing comic books, captivating political and strip cartoons for newspapers. Summary of Qualifications: Hold complete information about what is happening in the world Excellent drawing skills Strong ability to work in a team or alone by maintaining good interpersonal relationship Outstanding capability of creating various cartoon characters using different media and tools Reflective imaginative, artistic, and practical skills Excellent sense of humor Strong ability to work under pressure Expert in generating new ideas and put those ideas into sketches Great time management skill Exceptional ability to handle relevant computer software program Professional Experience: Best Life Magazine, Clinton, NY 2006 - Present Cartoonist Drawing cartoons for magazines to entertain readers Developing new ideas to present news in more interesting ways Making changes and corrections in drawings as necessary Discussing about new ideas with the publisher's representative or editor and submit the images for approval Drawing and developing comic strips Oprah Books Inc., Delmar, NY 2003 - 2006 Cartoonist Designed pencil sketches Created stories, characters, and jokes Recreated cartoons on a computer for manipulation Reviewed sketches with ink to make a final copy Provided entertainment by drawing cartoons at special occasions Created images according to storyboarding Education: Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts - 2002 New York University of Arts
wixom, Michigan, United States