Teresa Gibson

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E-mail tdg@teresagibson.com

To obtain a position within a company in which my strengths are used to the fullest extent to benefit both the company and by career.
Work Experience 8/15/2003 - Present
Weston Solutions, Inc.
Vernon Hills, IL
Administrative Assistant IV
  • Performs daily technical editing and preparation for deliverable client reports, in support of up to 15 engineers and scientists, to meet client technical, editorial, and timeline requirements.

  • Develops invoice tracking system to reduce outstanding time of payable invoices and increase AP profitability.

  • Processes expense reports for vice presidents and department managers.

  • Team member on accounts named as strategic clients by Corporate Headquarters

  • Back-up technical support for Information Technology Department. Supplying IT support, file restoration, and replacement of computer hardware.

  • Trainer for new support staff in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

  • Member of annual Corporate Strategic Client Award winning team (2005 through 2007).

  • Member of Corporate Employee Recognition Committee.

  • Member of Corporate Quality Committee.

2/18/2003 – 8/15/2003
Randstad / Weston Solutions, Inc.
Vernon Hills, IL
Receptionist (Temporary Position)
  • Front desk receptionist for an office of 80 Engineers and Scientists answering a 10-line switchboard, transferring calls, and taking messages.

  • Accounts Payable clerk processing invoices for payment in a timely manner to reduce late fees previously incurred.

9/15/2002 – 2/14/2003
Randstad / Osram-Sylvania
Lake Zurich, IL
Clerical Assistant/Customer Service Representative (Temporary Position)
  • Fielded customer service calls for warranty issues, obtaining pertinent information and processing claims.

  • Tracking of international shipments – logging and monitoring of international shipments from China, Mexico, and Canada to the United States.

  • Member of Employee Engagement Committee.

7/15/1999 – 8/15/2002
Clark Associates
Lake Bluff, IL
Senior Project Analyst/Information Technology Support
  • Researching industrial construction projects for client subscriptions

  • Developing relationships with professional architects and engineers to obtain advanced notification of new and proposed construction projected throughout the United States and Canada.

  • Training Junior Analysts on procedures.

  • Developing training material and implementation of a new computer system.

Technology Skills Strong Knowledge and Experience With:
  • Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, XP, and NT operating systems

  • Windows Server 2003 – Building of servers for users of 5 to 80 employees

  • Microsoft Word – Word processing, table development, mailing mergers are among the applications MS Word have been utilized for

  • Microsoft Excel – Table development, spreadsheets, mail mergers and charts are among the applications MS Excel have been utilized for

  • Microsoft PowerPoint – Slide presentations, maps, and proposal presentations are among the applications MS PowerPoint have been utilized for

  • Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express – Along with standard emailing and calendar applications, MS Outlook has been utilized for mail mergers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Mozilla Firefox Internet Browser

  • Mozilla Thunderbird E-mail Client - Along with standard emailing applications, Mozilla Thunderbird has been utilized for mail mergers

  • Mozilla Sunbird Calendar

  • Opera 6, 7, 8 & 9 Internet Browser/E-mail Client

  • Corel WordPerfect 8 and 9 - Word processing and table development are among the applications WordPerfect have been utilized for

  • Adobe Acrobat 5.0 and 6.0 Professional

  • UltraEdit-32 – A text editor utilized for file conversions and basic programming development

  • Bluefish 1.0.7 – A Linux based text editor utilized for web design
Additional Knowledge and Experience With:
  • Microsoft Publisher, Access and Visio 2003

  • Various distributions of Linux

  • OpenOffice Writer, Calc, and Math programs

  • CostPoint

Education 5/10/2006 - 12/15/2007
Kaplan University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Business Management

  • Undergraduate pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Business Management

  • Attained Dean’s List Honors for 3 terms with a GPA above 3.5

11/30/2004 – 1/1/2006
Phoenix University/Axia School of Business
Phoenix, AZ

Associates Degree- Business Management

  • Completed Associates program with a 3.78 GPA