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BARBARA A. PIPER 6480 Ivey Meadow Lane Cumming, Georgia 30040 bp6042be@westpost.

net 678-513-6537 home 703-868-7113 cell

* skilled bi-lingual individual with strong work ethic and attention to detail ADMININTRATIVE/MANAGEMENT * Managed all phases of administration in various sized offices including financ e, facilities, technology and human resources * Re-structured and developed new policy procedures, including instruction manua ls and filing systems * Moved, merged, down-sized various office locations, working with landlords, ar chitects and builders; supervised both new construction and refurbishment of exi sting space * Organized meetings with Principals, contributing to and implementing new proce dures and strategic planning goals HUMAN RESOURCES/LEADERSHIP * Hired, mentored and terminated administrative support staff * Reviewed and administered benefits (health, life, long-term care, 40lk and ret irement) * Set up training programs for different levels of personnel, clerical to legal staff * Provided oversight for ensuring office adhered to all federal and local govern ment laws FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY * Prepared annual budgets and ensured adherence by monthly reconciliation and an alysis * Reduced costs and approved payments for office expenses * Restructured general ledger and implemented such successfully * Negotiated contracts with vendors and suppliers WORK * 25 * 3 * 3 * 2 * 2 * 1 EXPERIENCE: years law firms years banking institutions years retail stores years university offices years subcontracted to Army Night Vision Laboratory year newspaper

EDUCATION AND TRAINING 1977- 1979 George Washington University, Wash., D.C. - Business and Psychology 1972- 1973 George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia - Business and Spanish 1971- 1972 Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Virginia - Foreign Languages 1971 Graduated from American High School in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil SPECIAL INTERESTS/SKILLS Languages: Spanish, Portuguese and some French Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills. Volunteer Work (Boy Scouts of America, hospitals and church Youth Group) Past President of 500 member Capital Chapter of the Assoc. of Legal Administrat ors, D.C.

BARBARA A. PIPER LIST OF EMPLOYERS 2007 - present Evans Technology, Inc. Roswell, Georgia Part-time Receptionist

2007 - 2009 Rite Aid Pharmacy Roswell, Georgia Part-time Cashier

2001 - 2005 Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP Washington, D.C. Law Firm Administrator, Branch Office of Atlanta Firm

2000 - 2001 Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus Rosslyn, Virginia Law Firm Administrator

1993 - 2000 Pennie & Edmonds, LLP Washington, D.C. Law Firm Administrator, Branch Office of New York Firm

1993 Levanthal, Senter & Lerman Washington, D. C. Law Firm Financial Manager

1979 - 1992 Breed, Abbott & Morgan Washington, D.C. Law Firm Administrator, Branch Office of New York Firm

1972 - 1979 Employment in retail, banking institutions and university department offices Washington, D.C. and Virginia Cashier, Teller, Loan Collateral Control Clerk, Secretary