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Resume for David Perkins

 

David M. Perkins

22 Hemlock Road

Andover, MA  01810

C 978-886-7987

perkinsllc@comcast.net

 

 SUMMARY

Financial professional with experience including accounting, financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, process improvement, operational performance tracking, resource utilization, business review and staff development.

 

SKILLS

   . Accounting                                                . Financial reporting                                        . Cost accounting

   . Budgeting                                      . Financial systems                                          . Audits

   . Management reporting                   . Insurance and risk management                    .Treasury

   . Strategic partner                             . Mentor

 

 

Experience

Thrive Networks, Inc                                                                                                       Tewksbury, MA

Provider of outsourced IT solutions that includes managed, cloud and professional services. Thrive Networks was acquired by MetTel in September 2014.  Annual sales $13M.

Director of Finance                                                                                                               2013 - 2016

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Managed the overall financial planning and reporting processes, including monthly closings quarterly

re-forecasts and annual statements.

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Managed revenue, deferred revenue and unbilled Professional Services revenue ensuring accurate recognition.

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Provided financial information and analysis of the operations for the company to make sound business decisions (e.g. product line profitability, project profitability and customer profitability) and to drive the performance of the company.

·  

Drove continuous improvement and standardization in the Finance area. Created operating metrics and measured performance to the established metrics and recommend corrective actions as necessary.

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Led the company’s financial and system conversion to MAS500 from QuickBooks.

 

Horizon Technology, Inc                                                                                            Salem, NH

Manufacturer of automated Sample Preparation Systems for the analysis of organic compounds and Oil & Grease in aqueous samples.  Annual sales $7M.

Controller                                                                                                                              2007 - 2012

·  

Managed fiscal and operating activities of the business performance and provided timely and accurate financial reports and financial trends to the CEO, management and external constituents.

·  

Managed manufacturing, production planning, inventory management, purchasing, sourcing, warehousing and fulfillment including US export regulatory compliance to meet demand.

·  

Developed and coordinated yearly budget, forecast and financial plans, and associated variance analysis and review with management.

·  

Implemented upgrades and simplification of the MRP, cost accounting and financial software system to give real-time results and program progress to senior management.

·  

Performed financial modeling, due diligence, audits, analysis and other activities requested by Investment Bankers, regulatory agencies and Owners/Founders.

  

Perkins LLC                                                                                                                                Andover, MA

Financial and Accounting Consultant                                                                     2003 - 2007

Provided consulting and management services related to accounting and financial operations, cost accounting, audits, cash management, due diligence, workouts, SOX compliance, tax returns, payroll and benefits, financial planning and analysis, financial modeling and systems for clients in emerging market and owner managed businesses. Clients include software, internet, high technology manufacturing, venture capital and medical collaborative industries.

 

Supercritical Combustion Corporation                                                    Woburn, MA

Venture capital backed Research and Development Company in the field of nanotechnology and energy development that was developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Director of Finance and Administration                                                                 1998 - 2003

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Member of management team responsible for, developing, securing and implementing alliances with strategic partners in investment and technology.

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Provided financial support to Sr. Scientists in the design and implementation of DoD and ONR grants, contracts, procurement procedures, cost proposals and audits.

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Managed and performed all financial, human resources and office management activities.

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Prepared and formulated immediate and long-range financial plans, budgets and forecasts, directed the financial planning function and plan.

 

Optimax Systems Corporation                                                                          Cambridge, MA

Provider of advanced planning and scheduling solutions with a primary focus on make-to-order manufacturing.  Annual sales $10M.

Director of Finance and Administration                                                                 1996 - 1998

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Key member in negotiating the sale, due diligence and integration of merger of Optimax Systems with i2 Technologies, Inc.

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Developed, aligned and managed business plans, infrastructure, and finances.

 

Cayman Systems, Inc.                                                                                                        Stoneham, MA

Venture capital backed company, which designs and manufactures an intelligent networking gateway for computers.  Annual sales $15M.

Director of Finance and Administration                                                                 1988 - 1996

Joined the company during the active start-up phase as its first financial manager. Responsible for building and structuring the finance organization.

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Developed and implemented policies, procedures, and information systems to facilitate the management of business activities.

·  

Structured banking relationships and secured $2 million in working capital and equipment lines.

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Member of management team, which raised in excess of $10 million in venture capital financing.

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Managed all aspects of financial control, including payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cost accounting, asset management, employee stock plans, human resources and financial reporting.

 Education

University of Maine, Orono, ME

 

B.S. Business Administration / Accounting

Resume for Robin F. Campbell

Robin F. Campbell

42 Oak Hill Road

Concord, NH 03301

(781) 910 - 2165

robinc01880@gmail.com

Summary:

Results-oriented marketing and sales professional with 10+ years’ experience in FDA regulated markets and hi-tech markets.

  • Highly organized, exceptional multi-tasker
  • Outstanding project manager
  • Gifted at developing teams and mentoring others
  • Warm and friendly technical professional
  • Valuable at developing new relationships and creating/managing partnerships/alliances
  • Strong cross-functional teammate with unique blend of marketing, training, accounting and operations experience
  • Effective communicator at every level of organization
  • Natural leader in changing and emerging business

 

Skills:

  • Demand generation performer; highly proficient in social marketing and analytical tools
  • Power PC user; intermediate to advanced skills in most software applications including:
    • CRM/database programs including: Saleforce.com, and related tools; Act!; Access; Filemaker Pro
    • All MS Office Professional and Open Office products including MS Project
  • Effective B2B and B2C campaign manager; understands and reacts quickly to analytics for optimum performance

 

Related Experience and Accomplishments:

Freelancer/Contractor

February 2011 to Present

 

Perform project specific activities regarding training, marketing and operational aspects of the business.  Clients include local businesses, non-profit organizations as well as publishing accounts. 

 

  • Developed new approach and national campaign that attracted first time clients to K-12 teachers’ training programs
  • Developed training program for new subject matter; successfully moved new offering to 2nd in market its’ first year
  • Worked with junior staff to increase their knowledge base through ongoing training initiatives

 

 

Blue Vase Marketing, LLC (formerly ITV)

January 2007 to February 2011

A nutraceutical supplier with a focus on direct response marketing.

 

Vice President, Marketing and Training

Executive team member responsible for: all training, marketing and operational aspects of the business

  • Recruited; developed training program; facilitated training, and managed more than 100 sales and customer service staff
  • Created distributor training program for 8000 that increased retention and average income by 15%
  • Brought CS in-house to improve satisfaction levels by more than 50% while reducing chargebacks to 0.5%
  • Sourced all new manufacturers to reduce product costs by 30%; established just-in-time inventory system
  • Hands-on for all events, public relations, web site UI and web traffic growth
  • One of six chosen by lead general counsel out of pool of 100+ former employees to form new company

 

 

Pearson Education, A Pearson Company

October 1997 to January 2007

Pearson Education is the publishing industry’s largest company, employing more than 30,000 worldwide. Pearson’s mission is to provide the most innovative, flexible, and powerful educational materials available.

 

Executive Marketing Manager, Academic Computer Science

Provided leadership, marketing plan development and implementation for academic computer science offerings

  • Training and mentoring skills ranked 4.5 out of 5 (ongoing sales training and product support to more than 200
  • sales reps and district managers nationally)
  • Managed program that successfully moved our leading Java book from 2nd to 1st in market in less one year
  • Exceeded 2006 budget by 4% - personally closed 20% more business than forecasted by management

 

Executive Marketing Manager, Pearson Technology Group

Provided full marketing services for the high-tech publishing portfolio. Managed 5 staff members, 4 indirect reports and

contract help as appropriate. Responsible for $50M+ revenue per fiscal year, consistently exceeding revenue goals

  • Established leadership role to further develop end-consumer reach and better apply metrics-based planning/implementation – average revenue per product line increased by 5%
  • Secured relationship and led marketing management on executive board responsible for IBM Press partnership, the largest alliance in the history of Pearson


 




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PTG Senior International Product Manager

Increased responsibility to 80%+ of the combined professional product offerings. Managed all corporate alliance relationships outside USA. Supervised 2 staff members and 3 indirect reports, and contract help as appropriate.

  • Exceeded 2002 budgeted revenue goal by 6%
  • Developed and implemented plans for Microsoft/Pearson .NET Academic Workshops across Canada – average approval rating of 4 (out of possible 5) on usefulness for curriculum assessment, based on 273 in attendance

 

PTG International Product Manager

Provided product training, information and marketing consult for AWP brand and product lines to all PTG staff outside the USA. Supervised 1 staff member, 3 indirect reports and contract help as appropriate.

  • Exceeded 2000 budgeted revenue goal by 12%, 2001 budgeted revenue goal by 10%
  • Worked with UK management to make Rational UK the largest revenue-generating alliance within Europe

 

Addison-Wesley Professional Marketing Manager

Developed and implemented marketing communications plans for more than 50 new products and 175 existing

products each year. Supervised 2 direct reports, 2 indirect reports and contract help as appropriate.

  • Exceeded 1998 budgeted revenue goal by 18%, exceeded 1999 budgeted revenue goal by 10%
  • Initiated and executed integration plans with Pearson entities by offering all AWP product lines training so that newly formed corporate sales force and Canadian sales force could get up-to-speed quickly

 

Lehman Millet Incorporated

July 1996 to September 1997

New England’s largest healthcare, medical, and biotech marketing agency with more than $70 million annual sales.

 

Senior Account Manager & Business Development Manager, Design Group

Promoted to lead business unit after five months with Agency. Developed lead-generating mailings and performed

cold calling. Developed and implemented various clients’ corporate identity and product branding plans. Managed budgets and staffing for development through execution of: company and product logos; corporate communication systems; client training programs and materials; carried through communications as requested by the client.

 

Account Manager, Marcom Group

Managed P&L, all facets of marketing plan from development through execution, solicited new business and

managed staff

 

Polymer Technology, A Bausch & Lomb Company

 

January 1993 to July 1996

Leading manufacturer of BOSTON® rigid gas permeable contact lens materials and lens care products with more than $100 million annual sales.

 

Marketing Associate, Consumer and Eye Care Practitioner Channel

Worked with senior management to develop business unit's annual marketing plan and annual three-year strategic plan. Managed creative development through execution of: trade journal advertising; eye care practitioner promotions; sales support materials; eye care practitioner direct mail campaigns; and, fulfillment of promotional and direct mail campaigns.

  • Managed fulfillment of 17 direct mail campaigns, 40% of which ran simultaneously. Response to campaigns averaged 30%-40% with three programs exceeding 45%.
  • Facilitated communication and approvals from Legal, Regulatory, Document Control, Purchasing and Materials Management in accordance with FDA regulations. Developed system to reduce response time down to two days or 100%.
  • Managed department’s $3.6 million annual budget and project expense analyses. Saved 30% on actual versus plan expenses for promotional programs during 1995.
  • Managed annual cross-functional incentive program with Bausch & Lomb personnel. 1995 results equated to 79% of sales force meeting/exceeding objectives of program. 1996 results at 93% of sales force meeting/exceeding objectives of program.

 

Financial Planning & Analysis -- Strategic Planning Assistant

Supported Controller/VP of Finance and 21 member staff. Assisted in development and editing of company's comprehensive annual operating plan and annual three year strategic planning process.

 

Education

 

Merrimack College, North Andover, MA

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

 

 

Free Friends of Kevin Networking Business Netwroking Event in Salem, NH

Date: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Kevin Willett the Founder of the Friends of Kevin Networking Group is happy to announce that the Friends of Kevin will be hosting a free networking event in Salem, NH at the Microsoft Store at the Mall at Rockingham Park. The Friendworking event will be held on May 3rd from 6-8pm. The Microsoft Store is located at 99 Rockingham Park Blvd.

You can register on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1111291158921128/

You can register on meetup at: http://www.meetup.com/Friendsofkevin/events/230289686/

When you register for the event please take a moment to introduce yourself to the group on our event page. 

I would like to thank Melissa Dunham of The Microsoft Store for hosting this event. Please visit their website at http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/home

Resume for Kathleen Boutot

    Kathleen M. Boutot

59 Ponemah Hill Road, Bldg. 1-204

Milford, NH 03055

Cell: (603)204-3879

 

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION ANALYST

Dedicated and detailed-oriented professional with background in benefits management and compensation initiatives, providing cost effective programs designed to attract and retain top talent. Exceptional ability to organize, set priorities and complete multiple projects within established deadlines. Collaborative partner with strong analytic skills and effective communication in establishing successful partnerships with all levels of organization.

 

Demonstrated Competencies

 

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Successfully converted performance management program to competencies and goals-based automated system; introduced systems and pay-for-performance philosophy to executive management. Created employee/management training and communication plans for implementation at local site. Program subsequently adopted by corporate U.S. operations.

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Established new employee benefit programs, including welfare and defined benefit/contribution plans, as a result of company buy-out. Exercised significant role in development of new plans; requiring close collaboration with coverage providers and corporate legal counsel, including design of plans and documents.  Successfully implemented all plans, including all plan documents in compliance with governing laws and regulations, within the first year.

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Converted from managed-care to consumer-driven health plan philosophy as a result of corporate-wide initiative for site. Introduced new plans to employees and management through instructive presentations, and development of educational material, including data supporting necessity for conversion to consumer-driven philosophy.

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Led site in conversion from activities-based to outcomes-based wellness philosophy, creating program informational material and employee communication plan (used corporate-wide), resulting in improved employee satisfaction with program requirements.

 

Professional Experience

 

Elbit Systems of America, Merrimack, NH                                                                                                                                          2005 - 2015

Owned by Elbit Systems Ltd., international leading provider of high-performance products and system solutions with operations in New Hampshire, Alabama, Florida, Texas and Virginia.

Senior Benefits and Compensation Analyst

Provided analytic and administrative function to develop, implement, manage and administer benefits and compensation programs and policies. Responsible for corporate performance management program, including system configuration, maintenance, employee/management training.

 

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Designed, evaluated and modified benefits programs/policies to ensure current, compliant and competitive.

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Performed feasibility studies, analysis, and surveys ensuring programs aligned with market trends.

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Researched, interpreted and ensured compliance with federal and state regulations including HIPAA, COBRA, ACA and FMLA. Managed New Hampshire Workers’ Compensation program.

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Administered benefit plans including medical/wellness program, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, section 125 plan, short and long-term disability insurance, defined contribution and defined benefit plans. Managed corporate executive 409a plan for all locations.

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Coordinated company-wide employee meetings, open enrollments, annual biometric screenings, flu shot clinics.  Provided guidance/advice to other locations’ Human Resources staff.

Professional Experience (continued)

 

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Managed actuaries, vendors and legal counsel for Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan Form 5500's and nondiscrimination testing for welfare, defined benefit and defined contribution plans.  Point of contact for defined benefit/contribution plan nondiscrimination and accounting audits.

 

Kollsman, Inc., Merrimack, NH                                                                                                                                                                           1985 - 2005

Leading manufacturer of avionics, electro-optic systems for commercial, military markets and medical instruments systems contractor.                 

                                                                                                           

Benefits and Compensation Analyst, 2005

Promoted into position, performing professional level analytic and administrative functions to develop, implement, manage/administer company benefits and compensation programs and policies.                                                                   

Benefits and Compensation Administrator, 1994 - 2005

Promoted into position to provide benefits service and assistance in interpreting benefits and compensation guidelines and policies. Administer benefit programs in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

 

Senior Personnel Assistant, 1985 - 1994

Personnel Assistant - Benefits

Responsible for organizing and processing benefits information and providing benefits service to employees.

 

 

Education & Professional Development

 

Lockton Dunning: Health Reform and Compliance, HIPAA, FMLA, COBRA, ACA Reporting

Ceridian: ACA, COBRA, Employee/Manager Self-Service, Benefits Open Enrollment

SAP SuccessFactors: Human Capital Management, Performance Management, Business Intelligence, Reporting, Analysis and Design, Succession Planning

Institute for Personal Development: Benefits & the Law

Lorman: Workers Compensation Law Seminars/Workshops

New Hampshire Department of Labor: Labor Laws Seminars

Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green: Annual Employment Law Update Seminars

Uhas Computer Training, LLC: Basic/Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel

New Horizons: Basic/Advanced Microsoft Excel

 

Graduate, Mascenic Regional High School, New Ipswich, NH

 

Human Resource Affiliations/Memberships

 

Human Resources Association of Greater Concord

Greater Nashua Human Resources Association

New Hampshire Employee Benefits Council

Manchester Area Human Resources Association

Southern New Hampshire Survey Group

New England Employee Benefits Council

Society for Human Resource Management

 

Computer Skills

Ceridian Human Resources Information System

Success Factors Performance Management System

 

Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Resume for Kristyn E. Mohrmann

Kristyn E. Mohrmann

6 Hastings Lane Nashua, NH 03064

E-mail: kristynmohrmann@gmail.com

Phone: (978) 609-5826

 

Education

Boston Baptist College, Boston, MA                                                                                              

·

  Bachelor of Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Church Ministry

·

  Graduated May 2008, Cum Laude

 

Word of Life Bible Institute, Pottersville, NY

·

  One year Bible certificate

·

  Graduated in August 2005

 

Calvary Christian School, Derry, NH

·

  Graduated in June 2004, High School Diploma

 

Experience

Safety Team Leader                                                                                                                                    January 2015-February 2016

Sales Associate II                                                                                                                              April 2013-January 2015

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England                                                                                    Amherst, NH

·

  Supervises Safety Inspection for Store

·

  Represents Store at Regional Meetings for Safety Team

·

  Operating Cash Register

·

  Customer Service

·

  Evaluating Donated Merchandise for Salability

·

  Pricing of Merchandise

 

Seasonal Help – Cashier                                                                                                    November 2012-December 2012 

Target Corporation                                                                                                                                                    Nashua, NH

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  Operating Cash Register at Check Out

 

Contract Labor/Volunteer                                                                                                                   January 2011-July 2014 

Northridge Church                                                                                                                                  Derry/Londonderry, NH

·

  Assist Pastor with Filing Paperwork

·

  Teach Kids Church to 1st through 5th Grade Students

 

Sales Associate                                                                                                                                            June 2007-May 2009 

Payless Shoe Source                                                                                                                        North Andover, MA

·

  Organizing Merchandise

·

  Operating Cash Register

 

Kitchen Worker                                                                                                                                     August 2006-May 2008

Boston Baptist College                                                                                                                                               Boston, MA

·

  Serving Food

·

  Cleaning the Kitchen, Cafeteria, and Dish Room

 

STC (Summer Training Corps) Bookstore Supervisor                                                                         June -August 2006

Word of Life Ranch                                                                                                                                  Pottersville, NY

·

  Supervise Students at Work

·

  Inventory Tracking

·

  Tracking Cash Flows at End of Day

 

 

Resume for David Krzewick

David Krzewick
30 Cypress Lane Apt.6, Nashua, NH 03063; Phone (603)765-2881;

davidkrz@yahoo.com

https://linkedin.com/davidkrzewick

Education & Training ~

[2005] Middlesex Community College Bedford, MA
Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management Certificate

Accounting, management principles, marketing principles, business communications, statistics, business law, and small business plan development.
Overall 3.0 GPA. 2004 Dean's List.

[2008] OSHA Certificate in Construction Safety                                                 

[2010] Middlesex Community College Bedford, MA

Associate in Science Degree- Liberal Studies

Studies include English Literature and composition; Microsoft Office; economics; environmental science; & graphic design.

[2014] Infor ERP VISUAL Jobshop Materials Planning Window; Preparing Systems for Cycle Counts

[2016] APICS enrolled      Member Granite State Chapter    

Studying for Basics of Supply Chain Management                  

 

 

Experience ~

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Member of a team that developed & improved the organization’s operational plan with processes and procedures. The combination of materials requirements planning (MRP) ERP software, direct & indirect purchasing strategies, quality mission, & warehouse processes allowed production to minimize labor hours & inventory on-hand contributing to profits.

·        

Planned, coordinated, and executed daily logistics & warehouse functions resulting in on time deliveries consistently in the 90the percentile.

·        

Key team member that managed full cycle count system from set-up; entering; review; analysis; through general ledger entry ensuring inventories remain at a consistent high level of accuracy.  

  • Established & maintained open relationships across departments to facilitate communications & ensure that goals are accomplished and deadlines met. Related to different personalities. Collaborated with team members to effectively work through bottlenecks and analyze them. (Customer Service, Estimating, Shop Production Manager, Quality Control, Controller, Leads, & Technicians)
  • Set up new part numbers, maintained multiple databases: two inventories over 5000 Part IDs; on time delivery log; work performed log.
  • Maintained ABC coding & safety stock levels within part maintenance that aided customer orders being fulfilled timely through MRP and kitting.

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Researched and reviewed vendors determining costs, availability, responsiveness, & volume flexibility providing input to team for final decisions.

·        

Researched products & services to determine quality from non-quality across a wide range of concepts and industries. Obtain authorization on part substitute providing solutions to cost or lead time issues.

·        

Reviewed requisition forms from Production Lead and Field Technician Leads. Determined through established process whether to forward the information or perform the buying function.

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Input, send, and confirm purchase orders of indirect supplies & services in support of operations. Review order acknowledgements and follow up on existing orders.

·        

Perform full MRP buying in a backup role.

·        

Reviewed planned orders of raw materials & scheduled pick-ups.

·        

Collaborated with buyer doing returns. Follow vendor policies regarding material or equipment returns. Return Material Authorization documentation.

·        

Followed procedures regarding Document controls such as: Deviation Request; Bills of Lading; Freight forwarding; First Article Inspection; Material certifications

  • Negotiated rate reductions in freight costs.
  • Negotiated price reductions on shipping supplies.
  • Infor Visual Manufacturing ERP system, Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook, Excel, Scan, fax, email, messenger

 

 

1/2006 – 2/2016                NEW ENGLAND ORBITAL SERVICES

LOGISTICS; MATERIALS COORDINATOR; BUYER JUNIOR

SMALL-BUSINESS START-UP

Process Piping Industry/ ASME Certified Welders supporting Semiconductors, Emerging Technologies, R&D, Biotech & Order-driven Manufacturing

Salem, NH (603)870-5400

 

 

6/1995-2/2005    JIMMY’S PIZZA TOO;   BILL THEOFILOPOLOUS

SHIFT MANAGER

SMALL-BUSINESS START-UP

Lowell, MA (978)446-0342

  • Customer service manager role. Service and line cook trainer.
  • Shift lead of 5-10 employees
  • Submit cash and check payment to vendors

 

  • Closing and securing the shop for the night

Resume for Tori Orr

Tori W. Orr

 http://toriorr.com

tw@orr.net :: 617-901-3512 :: http://toriorr.com :: @toriokyo

 

Interested in the synergy between art and science. Passionate about delivering context and elegant design when structuring information. Driven to create clear and useful internal employee, human resources, and public relations content strategy. Senior management and editorial experience in all aspects of digital communications and interactive products, business platforms and enterprise applications. Focused on making information culturally authentic. Excel at organizational communications, experience design, knowledge management, library science, and strategic problem solving.

 

SKILLS

  • Strategic Communications using multiple platforms
  • Information Architecture
  • Content Strategy & Social Media Consulting
  • Knowledge Management systems 
  • Editing/Writing (both print and online)
  • Public Speaking & Presentations 
  • Collection & Document Management
  • Interface Design Schematics
  • Data Organization (Taxonomy Development)
  • Usability Testing  & Focus Group Mediation
  • Heuristic Analysis (Design Evaluation)
  • Human Factors Research
  • Reference Intake & Interviewing
  • Service Delivery to Special Populations
  • Outreach & Technical Instruction

 

WORK EXPERIENCE 

User Experience & Web Content Manager, Harvard Medical School, 7/2013 – Present

A highly creative digital communications project manager and knowledge resource problem solver supporting more than 7,500 full-time faculty in 11 unique research science departments and the academic community as the information technology liaison.

•     Collaboratively craft change management communications socializing the introduction of new products and services. Followed through with PMs and business leaders to achieve a balance between functional requirements, scope, schedule, and ongoing support.

•     Managing editor for UX requirements and user workflow scenarios for the HMS knowledge management portal. Assess delivery risk and document costs against deadlines and existing budget in every project's continuous improvement (agile) life cycle

•     Shared services operations management, goal setting, project milestones, budgets, staff supervision and performance evaluations

•     Maintain partnerships with IT Steering Committee and Office of Communications to produce project effort estimates, reporting, and operational needs. Negotiate outcomes between parties with conflicting interests and advocate for organizational standards, brand identity style guides and reliable outsourcing strategies

•     Successfully migrate to a new platform and manage product development processes (on the Drupal CMS) resulting in the cost reduction of a quarter million dollars in vendor support for HMS enterprise web services.

 

Technical Communications Manager, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, 10/2008 - 7/2013

Responsibility for over $2M in project resources. Lead an in-house agency delivering print and digital media communication plans and technically sophisticated marketing materials for 3,500 scientists, engineers, and executives. (DoD TS-SCI Clearance)

•     Managed labor resources, mentored performance, and directed output of 25 creative digital media professionals. Launched, staffed, motivated and championed a new UX/UI design discipline within group

•     Directed scientific communications campaign that led to a $17mil NASA award for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)

•     Produced a brand identity to corporate intranet interface and community informed information architecture. Final product won the development team a laboratory awards

•     Aided scientific and academic community outreach by providing resources for Lab outreach events, “Science on Saturdays,” the annual Daughters & Sons Days, and K–12 science (STEM) educational initiatives.

 

Manager, Digital Library Information Services, Montana State Library, 5/2004 - 6/2006

Managed information services for the Montana State Digital Library (MSdL). Head of information and government research services with a budget of $300K. Provide public access to government-sponsored research, GIS data, and biological information on Montana’s wildlife through the first digital institutional repository. Strategic responsibility writing RFPs, drafting access legislation, and providing technical documentation. 

Director of Information Architecture, DentsuFuse (Tokyo, Japan), 3/2001 - 3/2002

Contractor for Japan's largest advertising agency. Launched a UX Division in the marketing group. Recruited and managed creative and technical teams.  Created sales presentations for new business.  Designed cross-cultural application with timekeeping, workflow and metrics reporting functions. Conveyed usability and technical information to a non-technical audience and corporate clients and front-end web production for Global Fortune 500 websites. 

Senior Information Architect, USWeb/CKS and marchFirst, 4/1999 - 3/2001

Pioneering new media public relations and marketing agency headquartered in San Francisco. Designed the content standards and information flow required for B2B and B2C websites and consumer applications by applying usability and heuristic analysis. Drafted and conducted usability tests and focus groups. Connected users to applications by incorporating technical requirements into task flow and functional schematics. 

Independent Consultant & Contractor 1995-1998

Ziff Davis & Bloomburg.com Created storyboards and concept designs for the original ZDtv website and broadcasting web-content to a national television audience.

IFusion.com Directed innovative interactive programming and online branding for multiple channels of news reporting and entertainment.

Paramount Digital Entertainment Copy edited both Bristol-Meyers Squibb "Women's Link" and the original “Star Trek Continuum” Website. Contributed as editorial writer, photographer, and tech support.

 

EDUCATION

 

Northeastern University, M.S., Corporate & Organizational Communication, 2011-2012

Drexel University, M.S., College of Information Science & Technology, 2002-2005

University of Oregon, Dual Concurrent Undergraduate Degrees, B.S. Fine & Applied Art and

B.A. English Literature, 1992-1994

Presidio of Monterey Defense Language Institute and Goodfellow AFB, US Air Force, Honorable Separation (SSgt E-5), Military Operational Art & Science, 1985

 

CERTIFICATES, SPEAKING, and TEACHING 

• "Agile Boot Camp" Certificate, ASPE, a division of Fortis College, 2015.  

• "Human Interaction Laboratory" Certificate, NTL Institute 2012.  

• Yale, Business School for Creative Leaders, Certificate, Yale and AIGA, 2010.  

• Adjunct Professor, Drexel University, “Internet Information Resource Design” 2004-05.  

• Guest lecturer for UC Berkeley Extension, 1999.  

• Content Management panelist at The San Francisco Multimedia Center, 2001.  

• Presenter at the SXSW Technology Conference, 2000.

 

Free Friends of Kevin Networking Event in Salem, NH

Date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Kevin Willett the Founder of the Friends of Kevin Networking Group is happy to announce that the Friends of Kevin will be hosting a free networking event in Salem, NH at the Microsoft Store at the Mall at Rockingham Park. The Friendworking event will be held on April 12th from 6-8pm. The Microsoft Store is located at 99 Rockingham Park Blvd.

You can register on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/185300961857971/

You can register on meetup at: http://www.meetup.com/Friendsofkevin/events/229610403/

When you register for the event please take a moment to introduce yourself to the group on our event page. 

I would like to thank Melissa Dunham of The Microsoft Store for hosting this event. Please visit their website at http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/home

Meet Kathy Bailey-Smith Personal Coach

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Kathy Bailey-Smith is a Personal Coach who wants to help you Own Your Story….She believes coaching is more than a model and a practice, it’s more than just wanting more in life and setting goals; it’s self-discovery.  

Owning Your Story is about acceptance.  It’s a path to wholeness and balance; it’s honoring the whole person. Owning Your Story is about acknowledging what you want and removing the obstacles that prevent you from getting there. Owning Your Story takes courage and a certain vulnerability to see the things we sometimes don’t want to see, it’s also about celebrating all the gifts we have to offer, and making sure we use them!

Designed for both Men and Women, specializing in dating and relationships, Kathy will become your trusted friend who wants the best for you. 

Contact:

Phone: 603-320-0106

Email: kathybsmith@comcast.net

Website: http://www.kathybailey-smith.com

Meet Jackie Fernandes of Yoga Inc

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Workplace exercise programs and wellness programs have been proven over and over to produce better than original investment returns. Your employees are one of your biggest investments. Give them an unforgettable experience and set your company apart from competitors not offering such a perk. 

Jackie Fernandes launched Yoga Inc. in 2014 to bring a unique health & wellness benefit to the workplace, one that benefits employers and its employees. She leverages her corporate experience to provide programs that provide tools and techniques that individuals can use in and out of the office.

Yoga, Inc offers a different kind of wellness program for your workplace, one that sets you apart from the competition. Increase your bottom line by offering a program that improves morale, reduces stress, increases productivity, reduces absenteeism due to illness and prevents injuries that occur due to repetitive motion. 

Yoga Inc. creates customized fitness, mindfulness, and yoga programs and workshops that focus on balancing emotional, mental and physical health. Contact us today to get started.

Phone: 603-867-1599

Email: jackie@yoga-inc.com

Website: www.yoga-inc.com