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MARIA RODRIGUEZ EL KHYARI 2369 - 48th Street Pennsauken, New Jersey 08110 maria_e@verizon.

net Residence: 856-661-1907 OBJECTIVE: To attain a position with the potential for growth where my professional skills and experience can be utilized and developed. QUALIFICATION SUMMARY: Microsoft Suite proficiency: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access to include typing and AS400 data systems. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management at all levels; able to make clear, mature judgments, dependable and r eliable. Strong interpersonal skills, excellent analytical and organizational sk ills, self directed and resourceful. Fluent in Spanish i.e., reading, writing an d speaking and internationally experienced. Cell: 609-280-0396

WORK EXPERIENCE International Sales Acct Mgr/Market Analyst 3/2003 - Present CARDONE INDUSTRIES, Inc. *Report to Executive Vice President of Global Sales. Collaborate with cross-func tional teams. Coordinates Company's effort to ensure customers' needs are being met. *Analyze and respond to customer process exceptions. *Provide key support for Mexico, South and Central America and Caribbean account s to include assisting in launching new programs. Offer and implement suggestion s for process improvements. *Maintain weekly, monthly sales metrics and activity reports. *Represent and assist with International customer/trade shows and meetings. Atte nd World Trade Conferences and events. *Analyze profitability metrics. Perform customer marketing trade area analysis, including competitive pricing, promotions in order to create new business opport unities. *Language Proficiency: Spanish

Executive Sales Assistant CARDONE INDUSTRIES, Inc.

1/1999 - 3/2003

*Reported to Vice President of Traditional Sales. *Preparation of presentations for automotive sales shows and/or meetings.

*Coordinated trade show arrangements to include: booth logistics, selection of p romotional items, and payment of services required for show success. Travel acco mmodations coordinated for all attending. *Ran Monthly Net Sales Metrics to analyze US customers' performance levels in or der to ensure they meet program guidelines to issue rebate payments based on tho se results. *Supported Strategic and Regional Executives who reported to Vice President of S ales and assisted with resolving their field issues. *Maintained Total Quality Performance Manual by reviewing and noting changes as needed. *Assisted Export Sales with Spanish translations both verbal and written for Mex ico, South and Central American accounts. *Other duties as assigned. International Customer Acct Manager CARDONE INDUSTRIES INC. 3/1997 - 1/1999

*Cross functional position requiring contact with all divisions or individuals w ithin organization and outside clientele. Received and checked customer complain ts. Answered questions and recommended corrective action. *Informed customer of unit prices, shipping date, anticipated delays, and invent ory availability. *Placed specialized orders and weekly stock orders. Traced missing or delayed sh ipments. Approved exchanges, credits and adjustments to client's account. *Recommended to management effective ways to service customers efficiently. *Manned English/Spanish Customer Service lines.


12/1993 - 3/1997

*Reported to the Executive Director. Accomplished all administrative duties to i nclude scheduling appointments, travel arrangements, typing/filing, answering te lephones, sorting incoming mail and preparing outgoing mail to include promotion al mailings. *Implementing of new policy procedures and maintaining of office equipment. *Coding and posting of monies received from donors. Updated list of donors to in clude answering their correspondence. *Speaking engagements at local churches and organizations to bring awareness to

the mission of urban youth development and help increase donor support. *Cell group motivational leader for the international volunteer workforce.


4/1991 -

*Supported Pastor, nine church committees of the Session, the Board of Deacons, and all church affiliated organizations with all their administrative needs. *Handled petty cash, monitored expenditures to keep track of budget guidelines, maintained church statistics, prepared and mailed monthly newsletter, "PRESBYNEW S." *Other duties as assigned. SALES ASSOCIATE 9/1988 - 4/1991 ALLSTATE/SAPNAR AGENCY *Reported to Resident Agent. *Licensed to write and sell insurance in Property/Casualty, Health/Life. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FIRST FIDELITY BANK 9/1987 - 9/1988

*Reported to Loan Officers. *Ordered property searches, appraisals, verification of employment, credit histo ries. *Typed loan contracts, memorandums, and correspondence daily. *Answered customer's questions regarding loan applications.


8/1981 - 10/1986

*Planned, arranged, and procured transportation services for movement of Departm ent of Defense personnel and their dependents including shipping of their person al effects, vehicles and pets. *Maintained reports of monetary expenditures, airline tickets issued, shipments imported and exported. Meticulously worked hard to control costs; received outst anding award. *Goodwill Ambassador: St. Wendels Orphanage (Germany); Squadron Recording Secret ary ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

* ADJUNCT FACULTY: Manor College, Jenkintown, PA o International Business Courses o Part-time evenings EDUCATION Holy Family University Woodhaven, PA US Bachelors of Science Degree - 5/2009 Major: International Business GPA: 3.6 out of 4.0 Honors: Dean's List/Cum Laude Manor College Jenkintown, PA, US Associates of Science Degree - 5/2005 Major: International Business GPA: 3.86 out of 4.0 Honors: International Business Honor Society ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * * * * * * * * * * * Country of Citizenship: United States Veteran's Preference: 5-point preference Contact Current Employer: No Availability: Full-Time/Permanent Bravo Award (adding value to company) Gideon Award (Top team performer) Air Force Achievement Medal Air Force Good Conduct Medal Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon Air Force Overseas Long Tour Service Ribbon Air Force Training Ribbon