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Marissa D.

Barile
231 Woodmont Rd. * Hopewell Jct-NY * 12533
M: 914.774.0892 * H: 845.226.5390
OFFICE MANAGER / EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / SALES PROFESSIONAL
Senior administrative professional with 10+ years of experience improving the ef
ficiency and effectiveness of small to mid-sized business offices. Cross-functio
nal successes in sales, with a proven ability to generate new leads, build new c
lient relationships, and close deals. Possesses a natural aptitude for numbers a
nd the detail orientation needed to keep accurate and up-to-date financial, inve
ntory and sales records. Epitome of "grace under fire", skilled at balancing com
peting and shifting priorities while maintaining a collaborative, solutions-focu
sed work ethic. Respected by managers and clients for ability to step up to any
challenge, find elegant solutions to complex problems, and consistently deliver
exemplary results.
STRENGTHS & EXPERTISE
* Office Management
* Inside & Outside Sales
* Order Tracking & Processing
* Administrative Policies & Processes
* Electronic & Hardcopy Filing Systems
* Inventory Tracking & Control
* Correspondence & Reports
* Client & Supplier Relations
* Bid & Proposal Preparation
* Staff Recruitment & Training
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
INDEPENDENT REPRESENTATIVE 2007 - Present
Ameriplan USA, NY-NY
Built a profitable MLM business offering drug & dental benefits plans to people
who currently do not have health insurance coverage.
* Quickly ranked among the top ten sales achievers in the USA out of more than 7
0,000 representatives, and became the 3rd most productive recruiter.
* Implemented a broadly-based business development plan that included extensive
networking, cold-calling and sales presentations to small businesses in the regi
on.
* Established a client base of nearly 300 Ameriplan subscribers.
* Recruited, trained and mentored the fastest growing team in the Ameriplan orga
nization, reaching 200 representatives within one year.
* Took a hands-on role in helping representatives develop their sales pipeline a
nd hone their closing skills, and mentored high-potential candidates to achieve
benchmark performance levels.
* Authored new recruiting scripts that were so effective that they were adopted
by the parent company.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / GENERAL MANAGER 2000 - 2005
Triple "A" Roofing & Siding Supplies, Bronx-NY
Brought in by the owner of a building materials wholesaler to handle the adminis
trative details of business management. When the owner was struck by a debilitat
ing illness, took over full responsibility for day-to-day operations and kept th
e company financially sound until it could be sold.
* Computerized the company's billing, accounting and inventory control systems.
* Created a database for managing client and distributor relationships.
* Administered payroll for up to 10 hourly staff.
* Handled all taxation filings and financial reporting requirements.
* Provided direction and supervision to warehouse staff, and prioritized daily d
elivery schedules to cost-effectively meet customer commitments.
* Relied upon as the point person for resolving customer issues and concerns.
* Negotiated supplier agreements, successfully securing competitive terms and pr
icing.
* Positioned the company as an attractive takeover candidate by Newcastle, who b
ought to firm for $2M+.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, continued...
Previous experience includes three years as a part-time administrative assistant
with Chase Communications, one year as an Administrative Assistant with Anderso
n La Rocca Anderson Haynes and also one year experience as a Legal Assistant wit
h Anthony J. Colavita, PC.
EDUCATION
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Information Systems
Pace University, Pleasantville-NY
Sales & Network Marketing Training, Ameriplan USA
Sales Techniques * Recruiting, Training & Motivation
Goal Setting & Attainment * Negotiation & Deal Closing
HONOURS & RECOGNITIONS
Top Ten Sales Achiever, Ameriplan USA
Top Three Recruiter, Ameriplan USA
Performance Bonus, Anderson La Rocca Anderson
TECHNICAL SKILLS
MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access) * Internet Research
MAC OS Proficient All Platforms
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Diabetes & Palliative Care Volunteer
Wildlife Rescue Volunteer
Office for the Ageing Volunteer
Senior Citizen Meals on Wheels