Karen P

Executive Assistant


Executive Assistant

Education Level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



Over 20 years of experience working for C Level Management Summary of Years Experience with C Level Management * 7 years supporting CEO and CFO of an award winning Ford Dealership which ultimately filed bankruptcy and where I was responsible for closing out of the business office, terminate employees, finalize business contracts and conclude financial account relationships. * 3 years supporting 2 Executive Division Directors of a Premier Westin Resort * 2 years supporting the President of the Southwest's Regional Office of the Lutheran Church * Began working with the Health and Human Services Commission in 1994 until 2014 with Executive C Level Management involving highly confidential public health information, data and confidential Human Resources issues including reductions in force * 5 years - Supported Director of Health Facility Licensing * 2 1/2 years - Supported Associate Commissioner of Family Health * 5 years - Supported the State Medicaid and CHIP Executive Deputy Commissioner and managed an administrative assistant, HR specialist, communications liaison and budget analyst assigned to me. * 7 years - Supported Financial CFO and Regional Director with budget analysis, audit reviews and oversight of a $60 million dollar budget. Duties have included: * first face/voice from the top management's office, this included other top level executives, clients, contractors and local and national entities * coordinated calendars to include outside stakeholders and other division management for meetings * reviewed and edited confidential correspondence that was for top level management signature * attended meetings on CEO's behalf * screen and respond to inquiries to manage issues before escalation to management's level * arrange travel for meetings, statewide and national, this included preparing itinerary and travel voucher upon return * prepare speeches and power point presentations for various board, committees and stakeholder meetings * brief executive management on confidential human resource issues to include screening applications, corrective action plans, raises and budget issues I am known for my professionalism and ability to stay calm under pressure. I am thorough with my assignments and complete them timely. I am loyal, hardworking and pride myself on longevity with my positions. I can handle any and all confidential issues with the utmost respect. I represent my executive management in a professional manner and I make sure issues are brought to their attention timely so they are not caught off guard. Since April 2014, I have been working executive assistant contract positions while considering several opportunities that have been presented to me.