How I can help you
My excellent knowledge, training and experience have allowed me to hold leadership positions which require increased responsibilities, extensive capabilities and enhanced business skills. Over the last 15 years I have been employed by companies ranging from small start ups to multibillion dollar corporations such as Yahoo. I have thorough experience in business administrative procedures, sales (government and commercial) and project management. I have coordinated various business regulation certifications (MBE, GSA, CIMS, Hubzone) and start-ups, which when coupled with my keen attention to detail, dynamic management and leadership styles augment my ability to organize and run a productive environment.
I am experienced in the multitude of tasks involved in prospecting and qualifying opportunities and coordinating the whole process from the certifications, applications and collateral all the way until the vendors and subcontractors have completed all the requirements. Besides my excellent leadership abilities, I consider myself to be innovative, a motivator to any team and also have the ability to multi- task. I am skilled at event planning and fundraising and have overseen many projects over the years.
Communication skills are of utmost importance to me and mine have helped me in the coordination of departments and projects and also in the diffusion of difficult issues as they arise. I possess tact and diplomacy and am always courteous even when dealing with difficult clients.
My educational background includes graduating with honors and a regents computer science diploma from Hutchinson Central Technical HS, in Buffalo, NY. Also, an Associates degree from the University of Maryland University College, while presently enrolled in the undergraduate Bachelor's program. My professional portfolio includes GSA, CompTia A+, and Watchguard certifications, a NC Notary Public, as well as SalesForce, Epipeline, and budget/inventory/man hour management software training.
As a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps I gained invaluable leadership experience in my capacity as a Training Supervisor, Data Chief and Data Network Specialist where I oversaw 8000 computers for 25000 military personnel. As a current resident of New Bern, I volunteer in the community (Project Restore, Beautyfull WE, Wash Away Unemployment), actively attend church (Without Limits Christian Center), am a small business entrepreneur (Suga’s, Sugarfoot Entertainment), participant of a national fraternal organization (OES), and mother of two.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Government & Regulations
- Business Operations
- Technology & IT Services
- Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
- Technology and Web-Based Services
- Consulting, Research and Business Services
- Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations
University of Maryland University College graduate.