5850 Ridge Street • Newaygo, MI 49337
Bachelor of Science
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
Major: Social Studies Group
AIG Financial Advisors, Newaygo, MI
Marketing/Administrative Assistant, September 2007 – Present
Employed as a marketing/administrative assistant to a financial advisor. Responsibilities include: calling prospective clients & setting appointments; opening accounts and completing appropriate paperwork; and working with software programs including Vision 2020, Net Exchange and Excel.
St. Michael Catholic School, Fremont, MI
Teacher, September 2006-June 2007
Productively taught government, history, writing, and physical science to a split-level 7th and 8th grade classroom with a broad spectrum of students. Responsibilities included; professional development, communications with parents, assessments of students, and staff meetings.
Responsible for developing and delivering computer instruction to students from kindergarten to grade 8. Directed students in the use of Microsoft Word, Publisher, and PowerPoint. Integrated internet use into lessons, which included teaching internet research skills. Additionally, I maintained the network, installed software, and was responsible for computer and software acquisition and inventory.
Pride Youth Programs, Fremont, MI
Prevention Educator, September 1998 —June 2006
Taught drug prevention curriculum to all Newaygo County students in grades first through fourth. Responsibilities included; learning, maintaining and researching drug prevention curriculum, preparing lesson plans, recording data, and attending meetings, conferences, workshops and trainings.
District 10 Health Department, White Cloud, MI
Marketing Coordinator, 1997-1998
Managed the marketing and public relations of a home health care agency covering five counties. Responsibilities included: promoting public relations with doctors, referral sources, human resource agencies & the general public; formulated marketing strategies and marketing budget; prepared news releases.
Marketing Representative, 1996 – 1997
Managed marketing and public relations at a medical facility. Responsibilities included: formulating marketing strategies; creating display ads, brochures and flyers; and writing press releases. In addition to these responsibilities, created and edited the facility’s newsletter Family Affair.
Pregnancy Prevention Coordinator / Health Educator, 1994—1996
Implemented and coordinated a pregnancy prevention program aimed at reducing teen pregnancies in Lake County. Through a school-based teen health program, provided health education to Baldwin students ages ten to twenty-one.
Alzheimer’s In-Home Respite Coordinator, 1993 – 1994
Implemented, coordinated and supervised a volunteer based in-home respite program for clients diagnosed with dementia related illnesses. Collaborated with multiple human resource agencies in Newaygo and Lake Counties.
Professional Trainings, Workshops, & Other Certification
Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools Conference, Grand Rapids, MI October 2006
Michigan Model Curriculum Training & Certification
P.A 226—Reproductive Health Certification
HIV/AIDS Education Certification
Pride Youth Programs National Drug Prevention Conferences
GAPS (Guidelines for Adolescent Preventive Services) Training
Helping Children Cope with Crisis Workshop
Adolescent Sexuality: Health vs. Crisis Management Workshop
Cultural Diversity Training
Butterworth Management Institutes System Thinking Course
Alzheimer’s Respite Training
Broad experience with computers and performed various troubleshooting tasks for past employers. Competent operating most software programs including all Microsoft Office and Adobe Programs. Wide-ranging knowledge of scanners, printers, and digital cameras
Available upon request