An experienced administrative professional with strong communication, finance, project management and event planning skills. For the past 11 years, she has worked in higher education where she is responsible for budget management, financial reporting and post-award administration of grants for various academic programs. She prides herself on her ability to interact successfully with students, faculty, colleagues and donors. She has planned events, supervised work study students as well as managed department payroll, expenses, and reimbursements. Prior to her career in higher education, she spent 10 years in the software industry in tech support, business analyst and database administration roles primarily working with marketing departments. She is proficient in Microsoft office applications and has website management experience using Sitecore and Dreamweaver tools. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Boston College.