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Social Media


WordPress Websites




Concept Development


Creative Event Planning







University of Miami
Communication Major
Literature Minor

Miami-Dade College 
Hotel/Restaurant Management

Coral Gables Senior High



graphic design  |  illustration






March 2015 - Present
University of Miami Center for Computational Science

senior administrative assistant

administrative assistant  (promoted to position above)

temporary employee (hired as Permanent)
   Graphic Design | Website Creation & Maintenance (multiple sites) | Events




December 2013 - Present and July - December 2008
Freelance Graphic Design

Website Designs in Illustrator | Vector Art | Logos | Social Media | WordPress Websites | Marketing & Promotional Items | Newsletters | Magazines




September 2008 - December 2013
Coral Gables Community Foundation
3001 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 203, Coral Gables, FL 33134

marketing coordinator
Promotional Materials | Administrative Support | Fund Raising Campaigns | Website Designs and Maintenance | Event Planning | Extensive Social Media | Mass Mailings | Constant Contact | e-Newsletters and Maintenance of Lists | Annual Report | Website Content




September 2000 - June 2008
EWM Realty International Corporate Office 
355 Alhambra Circle, Suite 950, Coral Gables, FL 33134

• executive assistant to coo

Website Design and Maintenance of Company Intranet Site and Elements of External Site | Conversion of all Real Estate and In-House Forms to Interactive .pdfs | Creation of Recruiting and Welcome Packets | Website Content and Blog Posts | Maintenance of Company Advertising Book, Ad Deadline Calendar, and Cultural Calendar | Marketing and Promotional Items | Cyclical Events Planning (including Annual Awards Ceremony—soup to nuts; Managers' Meetings and Retreats with materials; Listing Contests—theme, instructions, materials, and prizes; Special Events—Lectures, Luncheons, Training Sessions, and Legal Seminars)

• legal  coordinator/assistant to general counsel (promoted to position above) Escrow Disputes, Board Complaints, Lawsuits, Subpoenas, Monthly  Legal Newsletter

• marketing coordinator (promoted to position above)




October 1999 - September 2000
The Container Store®  
7200 N Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33156

full-time salaried

full-time hourly (promoted to position above)

part-time hourly (promoted to position above)





November 1984 - March 1992 and January 1996 - March 1999
University of Miami School of Law  
1311 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

• coordinator ii of three Graduate Law Programs in Estate Planning, Real Property Development, Taxation

• secretarial pool supervisor of 3 Secretaries for 13 full-time Professors, 9 part-time Adjuncts (promoted to position above)

• faculty secretary to 4 full-time and 2 part-time Professors (promoted to position above)

• word processor operator, senior (promoted to position above)