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Innovative, creative, and detail-oriented professional who seeks to apply extensive experience, travel and event planning knowledge and cost containment expertise in an Event Management role. Experienced leader recognized for effective staff organization, efficient event and travel planning, which leverages excellent client relations skills to achieve overall planning success. Respected business leader with extensive experience in the travel and event industry capable of superior event management initiatives under strict timelines.
• Knowledgeable Director of Travel demonstrating exacting time management skills, vendor relations oversight, able to orchestrate successful and compelling event productions.
• Well versed in all facets of event planning, budget and cost containment strategies, workforce optimization strategies, and developing the “perfect” event atmosphere to accomplish event’s subject matter.

Core Competencies

Travel/Event Coordination • Deadline Driven • Client Relations • Budget Management
Informational Brochure Development • Vendor Management • Quality Control • Contract Negotiations
Project Management • Travel Policies/Procedures • Online Event/Travel Coordination • Cost Containment

Willamette University Salem• OR 1999 – Present
Director of Travel Services
Capable and efficient travel director for university school system, strategically providing full travel and event oversight for sports teams traveling to competition, and other scholastic groups for worldwide travel and event organizational support. Provide last minute and on the road support, providing innovative and creative resolutions that provide cost-effective solutions. Full oversight for travel center budget, staff management and development, and direct oversight to all event activities providing superior coordination under strict deadlines.
Effectively developed international travel safety program for all University faculty and staff, keeping current on all travel restriction zones and providing “what if” scenarios.
Key Highlights:
• Successfully solved sports team flight delay by requesting and receiving food vouchers for all 72 players due to 4-hour flight delay with significant savings for the University.
• Provided all event, travel, and lodging arrangements for University Choir Team to South Africa, developing a take-along itinerary with area and region knowledge included, successfully keeping all travelers well informed and knowledge of all “do’s and don’ts” when traveling internationally.
• Critically reviewed all preferred University hotel contracts and teamed with state of Oregon successfully leveraging additional savings on airfare, hotel, and transportation costs, resulting in more than $80K in annual savings.
• Assisted in all event coordination for Dr. Jane Godall’s evening event program, verifying all last minute sound checks, video equipment, and facilitated any last minute changes required.
• Oversaw all University commencement coordination, managed all volunteer staff, assigned workflow assignments, oversaw name badge assignments, and provided informational day event staff coordination.
• Professional development committee member currently promoting employee professional development and growth initiatives, select speaker, event venue, audio/visual equipment availability, and any catering required.
• Recruit, train, and develop all volunteer staff assisting with all event service participation.

Azumano Travel, City • ST 1997 – 1999
Event Coordination
Oversaw all meeting and event coordination for industry leaders; US Bancorp, Portland Trail Blazer sponsors, NASCAR, and Wells Fargo; facilitated all travel and meeting/event accommodations, and travel itineraries. Focused on critical time line management of events that kept them on time and schedule.
Key Highlights:
• Managed emergency health-related situation with US Bancorp executive with confidentiality efficiency, and decorum resulting in US Bancorp requesting follow up for Travel Manager Position for US Bancorp that required traveling to headquarters four times a year.
• Adept at managing all travel/event budgets, kept current with all reporting and productivity initiatives, and managed second largest agency account, with more than $6M in annual travel expenditures.

(Details available upon request)

Worked as Branch Manager for World Travel Partners, Portland, OR
International Specialist at Tektronix, Inc., City, ST


BA, Progress – Marketing Concentration
Willamette University, Salem • OR

Management Development Certification – Willamette University, Salem • OR
Human Resources Harassment Certification
First Aid/CPR Certifications – valid until 2013
Project Management Certification – Name of Organization
Certified Travel Counselor (CTC) – Name of Organization

Global Business Travel Association (2003-Present)
Society for Collegiate Travel and Expense management (2003 – Present)
Advisory Board City of Salem- Salem Airport (2002 – 2009)
Cultural and Tourism Advisory Board City of Salem (2001 – 2004)

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