February 19, 2016

Curriculum Vitae

 

PERSONAL STATEMENT

An experienced professional and new business owner whose aptitude in business productivity software, social media and internet marketing, website development and design, writing, and administrative tasks would be beneficial for the success of entrepreneurs, small- and mid-sized business owners, non-profit organizations, and corporations. He has a passion to simplify his clients’ business, professional, and personal lives, and to see them succeed.

 

 

 


PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • 10+ years of experience using Office productivity software programs in various business, educational, and
    non-profit settings
  • Well-versed in photo manipulation with Photoshop
  • Capable of designing, developing, and maintaining a website for businesses and organizations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills developed from working with a range of clients
  • Able to accurately communicate ideas through writing and verbal means
  • Copes well in high pressure situations and meeting firm deadlines
  • Possess good leadership and organization skills gained from managing his own business
  • Has a Bachelors and Associates degree in Business and Management fields, in addition to a Masters of Divinity degree

EXPERIENCE

July 2015 – present         Owner & Virtual Assistant                                               Smithsburg, MD
                                                B Persons Virtual Assistant Services

  • Provided virtual assistant services for businesses and professionals
  • Networked with prospects online and in person
  • Developed and implemented business policies and procedures
  • Supervised several subcontractors for various clients
  • Created and maintains a business website

List of Past and Current Clientele:

Feb. 2016 – present        Historic Rocky Springs Chapel, Inc.                                Frederick, MD

  • Updated custom logo, branding, and corporate colors
  • Designed and developed organization’s website
  • Set-up and maintained a Facebook page for the organization

Nov. 2015 – Feb. 2016  ASL Professor & Certified Interpreter                                   Joplin, MO

  • Edited and reformatted client’s CV
  • Set-up and maintained LinkedIn profile with relevant information
  • Provided guidance on how to use LinkedIn to network with professionals
  • Searched for new jobs for client

Oct. 2015 – present        Kramer Wealth Managers                                                   Frederick, MD

  • Designed and formatted company’s 2015 annual client newsletter
  • Provided written finance content for 2015 client annual newsletter
  • Used Adobe Photoshop to create and edit graphicsSamples of the newsletter and written content available upon request

Aug. 2015 – present       Friends Interpreting Services, LLC                                    Ranson, WV

  • Updated and revamped company’s brochure
  • Created a service and rate schedule for business marketing
  • Researched interpreting rates and agencies in PA
  • Performed a SWOT analysis for entry into PA interpreting market
  • Assisted the owner to prepare a Federal request-for-proposal (RFP) package
  • Edited several written works for publications

EDUCATION

2011-2015       Beeson Divinity School at Samford University                     Birmingham, AL

Masters of Divinity
Most Distinguished Student (3.60/4.00 GPA)

2007-2009     Hood College                                                                                                 Frederick, MD

B.A. – Management
Concentration: Finance
Minor: Economics
Magna Cum Laude (3.74/4.00 GPA)

2005-2007     Hagerstown Community College                                                 Hagerstown, MD

A.S. – Business Administration
High Honors (4.00/4.00 GPA)

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Most Distinguished Student, Beeson Divinity School (2015)
  • League of Churches Scholarship, Beeson Divinity School (2012 – 2015)
  • Beeson Tuition Scholarship, Beeson Divinity School (2011, 2012)
  • Congregational Fellowship, Fund for Theological Education (2011)
  • Sigma Beta Delta, Hood College (2009)
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon, Hood College (2009)
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Hood College (2009)
  • Dean’s List, Hood College (2008 – 2009)
  • Convocation Honors, Hood College (2008)
  • Phi Theta Kappa, Hagerstown Community College (2007)
  • Dean’s List, Hagerstown Community College (2005 – 2007)
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America (2004)

INTERESTS

  • Enjoys baseball, reading, woodworking, running, writing, and studying theology.
  • Speaking and teaching at various churches on an occasional basis.
  • Keeping up with the latest software to improve my business.
  • Networking with people from a wide range of businesses and professions.

LANGUAGES

  • English (fluent)
  • American Sign Language (fluent)
  • Biblical Greek (working knowledge)
  • Biblical Hebrew (working knowledge)

REFERENCES

Available upon request