Kitty Hawk, NC
Counselors to America's Small Business
Over 20 years of experience in administration, sales, writing, marketing and advertising. She is from Kosovo but moved to the Outer Banks, NC in 2004. Prior to moving to US she owned a cosmetic shop and later a boutique with focus on jeans. She worked for United Nations as a translator and a domestic violence advocate. Founded a women's organization Women's Life and published a monthly magazine promoting women's rights and issues.She also worked for a French Humanitarian Organization, Premiere Urgence as a manager for a humanitarian clinic.She hosted a radio talk show about women's rights and health issues.
When she moved to the Outer Banks, she worked as an admin/marketing person for a real estate company. In the mean time, she wrote and published a crime novel in her native language. She had to learn how to promote the book online since she was away from her readers-target audience. She discovered her love for online marketing and learned all she could to promote her book and started working as freelance writer and website designer.
She worked as freelancer for nine years and in 2013 founded Mitro Digital Marketing LLC based in her hometown Mitrovica, Kosovo and Kill Devil Hills, NC.
Bachelor Degree - Nursing from Xheladin Deda Nursing School , Mitrovica, Kosovo </p>
Computer Programing - Associate Degree from University of Prishtina, Kosovo </p>
Journalism - Associate Degree from University of Prishtina, Kosovo </p>
Attended many continues education courses from COA and other online classes. </p>
Extensive background in management, finance and investments. CEO of Great Hawaii Vacations, Treasurer of Elan Vital, President of Burnett Investment Company, Administrative Assistant & Technology Manager of The Leisure Group, Senior Portfolio Analyst of Portfolio Management Company, Controller of Russell Bolt Manufacturing, Controller of the Tokyo American Club and Partner Voyagers Press.
Sophia University 1964 (Jochi Daigaku) - Tokyo, Japan. Graduate studies
U.C.L.A. - Graduated 1963 with bachelor degree in business: major accounting and minor in economics
University of Mexico - 1960 summer school, language & art
Los Angeles City College - 1959 - 1961 - accounting major & economics minor
Menlo College - 1959 - summer school
Retail, wholesale, recreation/travel, manufacturing. Textiles, sewn goods manufacturing. Product design, manufacturing and distribution.
Professional Experience: Newspaper reporter: small business owner (freelance photographer), currently owner/director Merlin Power & Sail, boat captain "River City Star" (Port of Omaha), corporations (tax/financial analyst): Experian, Conagra Foods, Oriental Trading. Military: Management Analysis Director, 16th Air Force (Spain). Combat helicopter pilot in Vietnam (Air/Sea Rescue Detachment Commander) and Desert Storm (Medevac pilot and 24th Med Air Ambulance Company training officer (AGR)). Major, USA (ret.)
BA Journalism - News-ed, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1974 MA Professional Accounting (MPA), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1997