Adam Rene Bermudez

Bronx, NY

718.798.9598
adambermudez@gmail.com
Education University of Pennsylvania (graduate coursework in child development, education sociology,
elementary subjects)

Ivy Real Estate School, New York, NY

NYS Real Estate Salesperson licensure, 2008

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT BA, December 2006 Regis High School, New York, NY HS diploma, June 2001 Professional Experience Freelancer, New York, NY, January 2010- present
Event promotions and logistics including product marketing and trade shows, art gallery events • Data entry and database projects, social media and networking contract projects, administrative work Democrats for Education Reform, April 2010-July 2010 Community Organizer, Education Reform Now • Door-to-door, phone and event canvassing and petitioning • Database maintenance and administrative tasks Hecht Group Realty, New York, NY September 2008- January 2010 Salesperson, Rentals • Working with clients, online social networking and marketing, administrative duties

The State Assembly of New York, New York, NY, July 2008 – August 2008
Community Liaison, The Office of Michael Benjamin (D-Bronx 2003-2010) • Community, press and intergovernmental outreach/relations including constituent casework • Edited seasonal newsletter, speechwriting, policy briefings The Bronx Times, Bronx, NY February 2008-July 2008 Staff Reporter • Wrote articles (weekly deadline) on topics including: schools, crime, transportation, senior centers, quality of life concerns, city budgetary and policy issues, human interest pieces, etc. • Attending community meetings and events, nurturing relationships with community leaders and active citizens • On site photography and in office photo editing for publication The Children’s Center at Time Warner, May 2004-August 2005 Assistant Teacher • Providing care and educational enrichment for children aged 6 months-12 years • Editing parent newsletter, general facility management including administrative tasks

Organizational Leadership Experience Woodrow Wilson Debate Society, Wesleyan University, CT September 2001December 2006 President, Secretary, Tournament Director, Novice Educator • Organized multiple debate tournaments with 150+ participants, managed 20+ volunteers • Managed $15K operating budget including travel scheduling and expenditure analysis • Taught debate to underclassmen, acted as “in loco” residential advisor at away tournaments • Represented team before school administration

Paid Campaign Experience

• Suzi Oppenheimer for State Senate (D-Westchester) • • • • • • • • •

Field Manager 08/10-10/10 Gerry Connelly for Congress (D-Fairfax, VA) Canvasser 11/10 Joey Torres for Mayor (D-Patterson, NJ) Canvasser 04/10 Sarah Jane Brain Foundation (Legislative initiative) New York, NY Fundraising 02/10-04/10 Alliance for Quality Education (Legislative advocacy) Nassau County, NY Canvassing 04/10 Comptroller Bill Thompson for Mayor (D- Brooklyn) Field Organizer 09/09-11/10 Council Member David Yassky for Comptroller (D-Brooklyn) Canvasser 09/09 Evan Thies for City Council (D-Brooklyn) Canvasser 08/09-09/09 Community Board 1 Manager Gerry Esposito for City Council (D- Brooklyn) Petitioner 06/09-07/09 Michael Benjamin for State Assembly (D-Bronx) (while Com. Liaison) Field Organizer 06/08-08/08

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