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KRISTIN M. SYLVESTER 5 Hampshire Road (908) 578-4516 Berkeley Heights, New Jersey 07922 ks1602c42@westpost.

net ________________________________________________________________________________ _________ SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS * Poised, hard-working individual with outstanding interpersonal and communicati on skills. * Detail oriented professional with strong problem-solving capabilities. * Experienced sales and marketing professional that thrives in a fast paced envi ronment. * Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Photoshop and SBI soft ware. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE L.P. STATILE, INC., Springfield, New Jersey January 2011 - Present Administrative Assistant * Supports 50-person staff by providing accurate responses to daily opportunitie s and challenges. * Assist Sales, Accounting and Human Resource departments. * Maintains accounts by verifying accuracy of billing statements and tracking ti meliness of payments. * Developed detailed pricing grids for sales force. * Works with management to train new employees. * Researched potential Healthcare Benefits and made recommendations to Senior Ma nagement. MONUMENT REALTY, Washington, DC 2007 Sales Assistant * Worked with real estate brokers and agents to successfully sell condominiums i n a 500-unit high-rise building. * Developed and maintained spreadsheets outlining comparable properties to provi de basis for pricing. * Prepared marketing materials and brochures for potential customers. * Assisted in showing and selling units to potential real estate clients. * Maintained listing, leases, commission and sales agreements. WINE AND SPIRITS WHOLESALERS OF AMERICA, Washington, DC Government Affairs Assistant 2005-2007 * Collaborated with PAC's Director of Political and Governmental Affairs to rais e $3.4 million to lobby U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives on behalf of the Wine and Spirits Industry. * Networked with business leaders and members of Congress on issues affecting th e future of the Wine and Spirits Industry. * Organized numerous events to influence decision-makers. * Lobbied Representatives of Congress to discourage pending legislation that wou ld have negatively affected wholesalers.

EDUCATION

MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION 2009-2011 KEAN UNIVERSITY, Union, New Jersey GPA: 3.8/ 4.0 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE 2001-2005 SAINT JOSEPH'S UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Major: Political Science