An ambitious MBA graduate with 3 plus years of experience working with business owners to create lasting value in their firms and helping them to realize that value through the sale of their practice. Previous experience in the preceding 5 plus years in creating value for companies through the development of business plans, marketing plans, and processes
An ambitious MBA graduate with 3 plus years of experience working with business owners to create lasting value in their firms and helping them to realize that value through the sale of their practice. Previous experience in the preceding 5 plus years in creating value for companies through the development of business plans, marketing plans, and processes and procedures. Acknowledged for superior writing and speaking skills through writing policies, procedures, strategic plans, presentations and webinars with over 250 clients in attendance. A hard-worker that possesses strong leadership capabilities shown through leadership positions and career coaching. As well as an ability to work successfully in diverse and cross-functional teams.
- Organizational Change / Development
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Customer Service
- Business plans
- Microsoft Office Suite
- Communication pieces
- Strategic planning
Product Specialist @ From November 2015 to Present (1 month) M&A Consultant @ - Consulted over 200 financial advisors on structuring mergers and acquisitions with an eye towards tax implications, regulatory issues, organizational concerns, and contract support.
- Developed and executed strategies for new product initiatives effecting multiple departments.
- Presented multiple, informative webinars to 250 plus clients on mergers and acquisitions, receiving many accolades. From July 2013 to February 2015 (1 year 8 months) Contract Specialist @ -Assists clients in completing their Mergers and Acquisitions by completing contracts and answering questions.
-Coordinates all Transactional consulting projects from start to finish; managing five different calendars, tracking progress, and guiding clients through the process. From June 2012 to June 2013 (1 year 1 month) Agency Field Support Specialist @ Agency Field Sales Support January 2012 – Present
State Farm Insurance, Salem, OR
• Assisted in increasing sales by creating promotions and tracking agent performance, based off multiple reports.
• Coordinated Agent events by building relationships with vendors and managing the aspects of the events.
• Managed the daily operations of the office and business with consideration for the long term and short term goals of the company including managing SharePoint site. From January 2012 to June 2012 (6 months) Peer Career Advisor @ Work with students to improve their resumes and coverletters.
Train students on the best strategies to get a job.
Assist the Career Advisor in teaching students about interviewing, networking, and self marketing. From August 2010 to April 2011 (9 months) Organizational and Strategic Development Intern @ Organized and wrote 84 policies and procedures for the organization resulting in a new structure for the organization
Managed and wrote the three year strategic plan for the organization with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, leading four separate Board committee meetings
Increased the visibility of the Habitat ReStore by writing and implementing a marketing plan, creating newspaper ads, movie ads, brochures, and flyers From May 2010 to August 2010 (4 months) Marketing Career Management Department Assistant @ .Successfully coordinated workshops and calendars.
Promoted events by creating informative posters based on market research, reaching a broader range of students.
Improved the understanding of students’ needs from Career Management by developing and analyzing surveys. From September 2009 to May 2010 (9 months) Strategies Department Leader @ Elected as department leader.
Successfully edited the business plan as exemplified by an A.
Managed and compiled an interim report and presented it to the client.
Analyzed and compared information on start-up costs for a bookstore. From August 2009 to May 2010 (10 months) Marketing Coordinator @ Managing a team of three in developing a comprehensive marketing plan with market analysis
Work closely with the CEO to develop long term strategies for the company
Explore new opportunities and customers as well as identifying unmet needs of current customers
Increase visibility of the company through website and social media From January 2010 to April 2010 (4 months) Proshop Worker @ Worked summers at the golf shop.
Successfully ran tournaments and helped in every aspect of running tournaments.
Taught women and children to play golf with other pros.
Marketed tournaments and events to members. From June 2006 to August 2009 (3 years 3 months)
MBA @ Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management From 2009 to 2011 Bachelor of the Arts, Sociology @ Vassar College From 2005 to 2009 Kathryn Ritchie is skilled in: Marketing Communications, Market Analysis, Market Planning, Leadership, Management, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Advertising, Strategic Planning, Start-ups, Event Planning, Business Planning, Analysis, Business Strategy, Project Management, Market Research