ADMINISTRATOR

A capable administrator with fifteen years experience overseeing programs and helping people succeed. Good at building relationships and engendering support in meeting institutional goals.

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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Highlights

President of three corporations in technical, training, and service industries.

Oversaw the process of taking a company public and completing financial auditing requirements.

Profit and loss responsibility for marketing, sales, product development, product management, customer service, operations, IT, and accounting functions.

Recruited and managed executives.

Cultivated relationships with large international and national customers, investors, and partners.

Recruited and coordinated activities of board members. Ran board meetings.

Managed product release process for three software companies; formal training in product life cycle.

MBA with an emphasis in marketing.

Summary of Work Experience

Organizational Communication Consultant (2015-present), AsktheStones.com LLC, American Fork, UT

Owner (2000-2003, 2007-2011), Business Plans LLC, Roy, UT

President (2005-2007), Executive Vice President (2003-2005). ATA Services, Salt Lake City, UT

President (1999-2000). Myjobsearch.com, Salt Lake City, UT

President (1997-1999). The Murdock Group, Salt Lake City, UT

Director of Product Marketing (1994-1996). Viewsoft, Inc., Provo, UT

Product Line Manager (1996-1997), Product Marketing Manager (1993-1994). Novell, Provo, UT

Technical and Marketing Writer (1991-1993), Novell, Provo, UT

Technical Writer (1988-1991), Clyde Digital Systems, Orem, UT

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Consultant with expertise in startup and high-growth companies.
  • Owned and managed three small businesses.
  • Wrote more than 60 business plans and helped numerous companies raise money.
  • Managed two companies through successful financial turnarounds.
  • Created entrepreneurship curricula for teenage and adult learners.
  • Volunteered as a startup/fundraising counselor for Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE).
  • Served as Board Member for Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund.
  • Named as seven-state finalist for Working Woman magazine Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards.
  • Named one of top 25 business women in Utah by Utah Business.

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION

Wrote plan for Department of Communication Graduate Student Teacher Training Program (PDF).

Assisted with normalizing and assessing first-year composition program outcomes.

Gathered data from students to assess technology-assisted formats for first-year composition program.

Served on national 7-person board of the graduate organization for the Council of Writing Program Administrators.

Steve Martin

“Be so good they can’t ignore you.”

Lawrence Bossidy

“Nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day, you bet on people not on strategies.”

Derek Jeter

“There may be people who have more talent than you, but that’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”