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Administrative Assistant

Provided legal counseling to the Control CRISTINA GONZALEZ


848 Falling Water Road, Weston, Florida 33326
Tel: (954) 217-0596 cell (615) 414-8902
E-mail: cristinagonzalez1@gmail.com
SUMMARY

Diversified experience and success in sales, operations, management and social services ~ Strong
leadership skills ~ Obtained solid sales results, consistently meeting and exceeding goals ~ Experience in
sales for both private and public entities of products, such as, paper, aircraft parts, heavy machinery and
computers ~ Enjoys a challenge ~ Optimistic outlook ~ Resourceful

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

o Sales
o Management and administration
o Entrepreneurship
o Public relations
o Microsoft Word and Excel
o Fluent in Spanish

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

OFFICE OF ATTORNEY MICHAEL SNEED, Nashville, Tennessee March 2003 – February 2009
Office manager and translator

o Managed the day-to-day activities of the office.


o Served as translator between attorney Michael Sneed and his clients.

ALEXANDRIA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, Alexandria, Virginia Sept 2001 – December 2002
Bilingual Eligibility Worker

o Interviewed applicants requesting social services and checked their eligibility to receive these benefits.
o Trained in the social programs for Food Stamps (Phases I and II), Medicaid (Phase I), Families and Children,
TANF (Phases I and II), General Relief, Refugee, Medicaid ABD (Phases I and II) and Medicaid Conversion.

CANADIAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Miami, FL Jan 1998 – Aug 2001


Executive Director

o Presented business proposals to government officials in Latin American and African countries to offer low-cost,
affordable housing contracts.

CASE PAPER COMPANY, INC., Miami, FL Jan 1994 – Aug 1998


International Export Director

o Headed the International Exporting Division and its overseas paper products accounts, with specialization in
the markets of Latin America and the Caribbean.
o Managed the international payment methods for clients, which included all types of Letters of Credit, lines of
credit and wire transfers.

COLLUSA CORPORATION, Miami, FL Oct 1987 – Dec 1993


Owner and Executive Director

o Managed the sales of helicopter and airplane parts, military equipment, agricultural machinery and computers
to Latin American governments and private companies.

COLOMBIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Bogota, Colombia April 1985 – Aug 1986


Executive Assistant

o Coordinated Ibero-American Chamber of Commerce Conferences and the travel arrangements of its officials.
o Handled all publicity and public relations matters.

PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA, Bogota, Colombia Feb 1983 – March 1985
Program Director and Assistant Secretary of the State

o Coordinated meetings for the Asuntos de Paz (Matters of Peace) Program.

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o Reported follow-up findings of the meeting’s objectives to the Secretary of the State.
o Was in charge of the statistics and records for the Peace, Verification and Dialogue Commissions.

COLOMBIAN AGRARIAN REFORM INSTITUTE, Bogota, Colombia March 1982 – Jan 1983
o Office in matters pertaining to land use.

AERONAUTICAL CIVIL, Bogota, Colombia Jan 1980 – Dec 1981


Assistant Director

o Assisted the general director of Aeronautical Civil.

AERONAUTICAL CIVIL, Bogota, Colombia March 1973 – Dec 1979


Airport Administrative Director

o Administrated the daily operations of three airports (at different times) in Cartagena, Medellin and Bogota.
o Additional duties included the responsibility of Comptroller and Treasurer-Paymaster, which dealt with the
management of the financial matters for the airport.

EDUCATION

PHT Institute, Miami, Florida


Professional Certificate, Psychiatric Technician

Saint Thomas University, Bogota, Colombia


Law and Political Science (eight semesters)

Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia


Basic Sciences (one semester)

Saint Thomas University, Bogota, Colombia


Sociology (four semesters)

Additional Seminars
Civil Aeronautics, Personnel Administration, Budgeting, and Public Relations

INTERESTS

o International politics, news, travelling, animals and charity

REFERENCES

Available upon request

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