Professional Skills

Editing/Proofreading/Writing
• Correct others’ writing to conform to grammar and style considerations
• Suggest and/or write content to improve others’ finalized work
• Develop content to meet specifications of editorial staff
• Record meeting minutes
• Create articles, product focus charticles, author profiles, essays, commentaries, and blog posts

Manipulation of Detail
• Identify inaccuracies
• Synthesize data for analysis and comparison
• Provide direction from data
• Maintain accurate customer databases
• Prepare statements for audit

Research
• Locate, analyze, and verify resources and information
• Interview by telephone, in person, and through written electronic means

Operations Management
• Develop processes
• Supervise implementation of processes and controls
• Ensure quality controls in systems
• Provide accountability oversight for organizations

Interpersonal Communication
• Collaborate one-on-one and within teams
• Interact with courtesy
• Problem-solve effectively in person and electronically

Employment History

Morton Publishing (Englewood, Colorado)
Assistant Editor, 2016-Present

Freelance (Englewood, Colorado)
Writer (Essays, commentaries, articles), 1997-Present
Proofreader (Morton Publishing: textbooks), 2014, 2015
Editorial Adviser (Book: Kinship, Script: Jitterbug), 2007-2013
Product Editor, TWINS Magazine (Articles, charticles), 2000-2004

Denver Medical Supply Co., Inc. (Denver, Colorado)
Corporate Secretary/Treasurer, 1996-1997
Financial Reporting Manager, 1992-1997

Standard & Poor’s Compustat Services (Centennial, Colorado)
Senior Statistician, 1990-1992
Statistician, 1988-1990

General Communications, Inc. (Denver, Colorado)
Fulfillment Director, 1986-1988
Circulation Assistant, 1984-1986

Education

University of Colorado at Denver (Denver, Colorado)
MBA, August 1995

University of Denver (Denver, Colorado)
Publishing Institute Graduate, August 1984

Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio)
B.A., Dual Major: English/Spanish, June 1984

University of Valencia (Valencia, Spain)
Semester Junior Year Abroad Program, Fall 1982

Community Involvement

• Littleton Public Schools, Gifted & Talented Advisory Council, 2006-2010
• Englewood Schools: Strategic Planning Action Team (Organizational Instructional Delivery Systems), 2006; District Advisory Council, 2001-2006; School Advisory Councils, 1998-2006
• Young Voices of Colorado, Denver Broncos Concessions Cashier, 2005-2006 Seasons
• Bethany Early Childhood Center, Board, 2003-2005

Affiliation

• Colorado Authors’ League (Who’s Who Directory Editor 2015-2016, Treasurer 2014-2015, Author Profile Columnist 2009-2012, Treasurer 2005-2006, Awards Chair 2004-2005)

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