CAREY R. POWELL 4365 Sugar Leaf Drive Oakwood, GA 30566 (530) 301-0511 cp870958@westpost.

net OBJECTIVE Office Management / Administrative Support / Executive Assistance PROFILE: Highly motivated office professional with well-developed administrative skills applied in several long-term endeavors. Clearly demonstrated ability to support complex, deadline-driven operations. Genuinely enjoy working in a multitask environment requiring the ability to switch gears and redirect focus withou t losing efficiency. Exceptionally organized. Impeccable communication skills. Work well in team-oriented or self-directed environments. A perfect fit for an o ffice requiring an adaptable, energetic worker with solid, current office skills . Potential contribution enhanced by Web site design/maintenance skills and expe rience. KEY SKILLS * * * * * * * * * * * Setting goals/prioritizing Developing and maintaining budgets Job costing Generating management reports Accounts payable/receivable Taking minutes of meetings Scheduling/setting up for meetings, luncheons Research (Web, library, company policies) Graphic Design (Web and desktop) Website, Blog, Twitter content/updates Rapid, accurate keyboarding (55+ wpm)

Computer Skills: Advanced literacy in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Ex cel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Intuit QuickBooks; Adobe Photoshop Elements RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT OFFICE MANAGER 1996 TO PRESENT Browns Valley Irrigation District - Browns Valley, California Serve in the simultaneous roles of Clerk to Board of Directors, Bookkeeper, Conf idential Secretary. * Oversee daily office operations such as customer service, phones, email traffi c, filing, office purchases and correspondence * Maintain, reconcile and monitor over $2 million in cash accounts including dis trict investment accounts * In sole charge of general bookkeeping; accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, payroll, federal/state tax reporting and compliance; coordinate with accountant for annual audit * Develop and implement a variety of public district protocols to comply with st ate/federal agency guidelines * Collaborate with County Elections officials to accomplish various Board-relate d tasks * Maintain 1800-customer database, to include contact & purchase info; oversee a nnual, bi-annual, quarterly & monthly billing cycles

* Maintain/assist in purchase of office equipment: copiers, fax, printers, paper folders, postage scales, scanners * Oversee human resource department; distribute insurance forms and plan documen tation, maintain 401(a) and 457(b) records and assist employees in account chang es, track other employee benefits such as comp and vacation time * Maintain OSHA log and research regulations for impact on district. Developed OSHA/Workers Compensation reporting procedure manuals which helped other manager s learn protocol * Assist the Board of Directors as Clerk; take, compose and distribute minutes, generate monthly and annual financial reports, research as directed * Maintain elections and fair political practice forms including federal FPPC fo rms 470 and 700 * Participate in Web site design and maintenance OFFICE MANAGER 1989 TO 1995 Gerald W. Munz Construction & Development Company - Yuba City, California Oversaw a wide variety of office operations. * Provided customer service, in person and by telephone * Managed accounts payable, payroll and accounts receivable * Prepared correspondence, contracts and proposals * Tracked job costing for each construction project * Performed general office duties such as filing, purchasing supplies and doing errands Part-time involvement: Designer, Yuba City, California 2007 to present Assist in research and development for an online graphic design company. - Research product availability, costs per unit, shipping and packaging costs - Graphic designer of social invitations and other stationary pieces, including packaging and advertising - Design and maintain companys Blog - Assist with bookkeeping needs in coordination with accountant Administrative Assistant/Graphic Designer, The Miladi Group (Karate/Dance Academ y) Yuba City, California 1995 to present On a per-project basis at this time. - Head Karate instructor for over 13 years - Wrote and published teachers curriculum; assist in development of student curr iculum - Develop PowerPoint instructional presentations used worldwide; designed packag e for distribution/sale - Designed numerous ads, brochures, t-shirt designs, medal designs and company f orms - Assist in bi-annual tournament development, including setup, teardown, registr ation, floor organization and VIP relations - Answered telephones, provided customer service and other administrative assist ance as needed EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Yuba College - Marysville, California AA, English 2005 AA, General Studies 2004 Continuing professional development includes: * COBRA Basics and New COBRA Stimulus Training; Sacramento, California (2009) * Sexual Harassment Prevention for Management seminar; Sacramento, California (2 009) * Human Resource/Management Conference, ACWA/JPIA; Sacramento, California (2003) OTHER * Notary Public, commissioned by the Secretary of State, California since 1996 * Member, USA-National Karate-Do Federation (4th Degree Black Belt) * Co-Chairperson of Photographic Gallery, California Dried Plum Festival, Yuba C ity, California (2001) * Willing to relocate for the right opportunity EXCELLENT REFERENCES / RECOMMENDATIONS UPON REQUEST