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  • 1. PTBE Employment Network The goal of the PTBE Employment Network is to address the job loss situation faced by members of our temple community by bringing together job seekers with other temple members who are able to help them in their job search. Join Us! Job Seekers — Attend our brown bag lunch meetings every other Wednesday: A forum for seminars, resources and a safe place to share job-hunting successes and challenges. See the Kolenu and the Weekly Online Updates for specific dates and topics. Networking Partners — If you are well connected please volunteer to be paired with appropriate job seekers to offer a professional coaching and job assistance role. CONGREGANTS HELPING CONGREGANTS Providing Job Seekers with broad exposure to the well-employed, well-connected members of the community in hopes that through their generous contacts, leads and referrals they help our job seekers in finding new employment. Please look at the list of positions that our congregants are in search of and see if you have any connections or ideas regarding employment possibilities. Profiles providing more specific information about each job seeker are also listed below. Contact Lolli in the temple office at (650) 341-7701 ( or network chair, Joan Tabb Waisbein at (650) 372-0875 ( to connect you with the appropriate job seeker. Job Seeker #201 Seeking a Marketing Writing and Editing, Website Maintenance or Event Coordination position Job Seeker #203 Seeking an Employee Communications position Job Seeker #209 Seeking an Urban Planning or International Development position Job Seeker #210 Seeking a Software Quality Assurance or Technical Support position Job Seeker #211 Seeking a Project Management position in Graphic Design Job Seeker #213 Seeking Marketing Consulting opportunities Job Seeker #214 Seeking a Controller/Director of Finance position Job Seeker #216 Seeking an Marketing Executive position Job Seeker #217 Seeking a Customer Service position Job Seeker #218 Seeking an Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable position Job Seeker #220 Seeking a Sales and Marketing position Job Seeker #223 Seeking a Front Office Medical Administrative Assistant or Receptionist/Administrative Assistant position Job Seeker #226 Seeking a Laboratory position in the Clean Technology or
  • 2. Biotechnology industries Job Seeker #228 Seeking an Interaction Designer/User Experience position Job Seeker #230 Seeking a Program or Activity Director position in a senior living or adult day facility Job Seeker #231 Seeking a Senior Program/Project Manager or Planning position with a Network or Data Infrastructure company Job Seeker #232 Seeking a Public Relations or Marketing position Job Seeker #233 Seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineering position in medical devices or robotics Job Seeker #234 Seeking a Librarian position in an academic or public library Job Seeker #235 Seeking a Controller or Chief Financial Officer position for a small to midsize service or not for profit organization Job Seeker #236 Seeking a part-time position at a non-profit organization that addresses international needs such as poverty, genocide, human rights, etc. Job Seeker #237 Seeking a Marketing Management position in a small to medium-sized company Job Seeker #238 Seeking a Senior Business Development or Marketing position with software or other high tech businesses Job Seeker #240 Seeking a Marketing and Graphic Design position
  • 3. Job Seeker #201 Objective: A position utilizing 20 years of marketing, writing and editing, Web site maintenance and/or event coordination skills. Targets: • Companies looking to increase the quality of their online and printed publications • Companies seeking in-house event coordination • Companies with headquarters in the Bay Area Experience: • Create and publish online newsletters and email blasts for almost 2000 subscribers; update Web sites; format and proofread publications • Coordinate events from small dinners to retreats to large celebrations • Authored press releases and magazine articles • Twenty years in print publishing production • Proofreader extraordinaire • Web site maintenance, page layout and graphics computer programs Education: • MBA degree in Marketing Management from St. John’s University, New York Back to Top
  • 4. Job Seeker #203 Objective: An employee communications position where I would be developing and executing company-wide business-related messaging to employees of a mid- size to large corporation Targets: • Companies who have Bay Area corporate headquarters • Companies with greater than 500 employees • Companies making internal business process or technology changes that they need to communicate to their employees Experience: • At Genentech (2005 – 2009), provided strategic project and program-related employee communication, delivering messaging to more than 10,000 employees. • At Genentech, redesigned, promoted and managed an executive communication program with an interactive online forum for topics of interest to employees. • As an independent consultant (2003 – 2005), developed and implemented multifaceted employee communication plans, delivering messaging to international audiences in multiple languages for Cisco Systems, Gap Inc. and Silicon Graphics Ltd. UK. • At Silicon Graphics (2000 – 2003), managed a corporate intranet web site for more than 5,000 employees, providing standards and processes, as well as determining site content and publishing schedule. Education: • 20 years of on the job real world experience! • Numerous workshops and seminars including project management and effective communication courses. • Accounting, Economics and General Education courses at the Junior College level. Back to Top
  • 5. Job Seeker # 209 Objective: An urban planning or international development related position Targets: • Municipalities throughout the Bay Area and elsewhere (I am happy to relocate) • Urban / environmental nonprofit organizations • Private sector companies working on urban planning projects • Washington D.C. based international / urban development position in government or for a nongovernmental organization Experience: • U. S. Peace Corps, Bolivia – Microenterprise Development Volunteer, one- year volunteership. Taught child miners English, tourism, and business skills. Developed materials and presentations for tourism-related consultations and microenterprises. Designed and conducted participatory assessments and baseline studies of tourism demands, attractions, services, and opportunities. • TransForm, Oakland, CA – Site Tracking Intern, Great Communities, three- month internship. Conducted research on cities that have, are, or will be completing land use planning processes for neighborhoods near transit. Consultation with TransForm colleagues and allies regarding research. • Detroit Eastside Community Collaborative, Detroit, MI – AmeriCorps Urban Planning Intern, graduate school internship. Promoted the Conner Creek Greenway in the community to persuade low-income residents to use it. Coordinated monthly committee meetings by managing the various needs of the residents and organizations involved. Researched best practices in greenway management and maintenance, and compiled funding sources. • City of Detroit, Property Analyst – graduate school internship. Analyzed the status of the 34,000 tax-reverted properties the City of Detroit possesses in conjunction with the city Planning Department. Examined tax records and purchaser inquiries to determine which properties were currently available for sale in order to begin revitalizing Detroit’s abandoned properties. • Volunteer – Project Otzma, Israel, Lived and worked in developing communities. Volunteered with Israeli absorption center to settle new immigrants. Taught English to immigrants and students. Education: • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, MA, Urban Planning, 2006 • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, BA, Communication, 1999 Departmental Honors • The American College in London – London, England, 1998 Back to Top
  • 6. Job Seeker #210 Objective: A Quality Assurance or Technical Support position with a company that allows quick learners and self starters to grow and contribute. Targets: • Software companies within commuting distance of the Peninsula • Companies in the web, mobile or game industries • Companies that promote growth and learning of new skills Experience: • At LeapFrog (2007 – 2008), led up to 8 QA projects at a time, including, creation of test plans and test cases, staffing and bug base management. • Worked with off shore teams. Performed Manual Black Box testing and Localization. Used communication skills to improve processes in an Agile environment. • At Covenant Aviation Security (2002 – 2007), led a team of up to 10 baggage screeners, provided training and audited paperwork. Provided customer service in high stress situations. • At Konami of America (1999 – 2002), supervised a team of game testers, recruited additional staff, and provided training and evaluations. Helped create new department policies and set up weekly status meetings. Education: • 4 years of Quality Assurance and Video Game Industry experience. 10 years experience leading teams. • Classes in Java, Visual Basic.NET and Ruby on Rails. • Communication, Computer Science and General Education courses at the Community College level. Back to Top
  • 7. Job Seeker #211 Objective: A graphics design position where I would be providing project leadership. Targets: • Local companies with telecommuting benefits. • Could work remotely for companies not in local area. Experience: IBM: • Strong experienced Project Manager/Software Engineering • Proven functional and technical expertise in graphic design and user interface . • Project Manager and lead developer for storage graphical user interface. Shaped approach and provided technical leadership. • Led Software Quality Certification Board. Education: • M.S., Industrial Engineering • BA, Mathematics and Sociology • Continuing Studies-Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, and Photoshop. • Bronx High School of Science Back to Top
  • 8. Job Seeker #213 Objective: Senior level Silicon Valley marketing consultant ready to launch high tech start-ups and start-up entities within larger organizations. Solid track record of success in leading executive teams to build strategic plans, programs and outreach to get the company ‘on the map’. Additionally 10+ years of corporate marketing management at Apple Computer, 3Com and Memorex. An unusual combination of high energy, business acumen and creativity. (Additionally, Founder and Chair of this PTBE Employment Program.) Targets: • Funded, typically second stage start-ups with product/service clearly defined, ready for some marketing muscle to develop branding, positioning, messaging and developing/implementing strategies and programs to get focused visibility and traction in the market • Experience: • Led all start-up marketing, branding and communications for the successful introduction and IPO of Com21. • Initiated, built and managed a growing team for the first worldwide marketing at 3Com including: user groups, developer support program, advertising, direct marketing, success stories and all-channel advisory groups . • As an independent consultant, developed and implemented multifaceted branding or re-branding of companies including Brightlink, Luminate, Xpedion, Castelle, E-Net and more. • Developed and delivered award-winning sales training at Apple Computer and Memorex. • Excellent at selecting and managing outside agencies. • Coaching experience in: all facets of communications including speech writing, presentation skills, business communications and career growth and transitions. • Education: • B.A. Psychology, cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, PA • Marketing and Business classes at The Wharton School • M.A., Instructional Technology, University of Oregon Back to Top
  • 9. Job Seeker #214 Objective: Controller/Director of Finance: To add value to an organization by leveraging my finance and accounting experience in a start-up or a mid-size business. Targets: • Web services, Software, Saas, Internet and Biotech companies based in the Bay Area Experience: – Controller 2007-2008 • Managed general accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, inventory, equity and tax for a revenue-generating start-up. • Established credit line with primary vendor eventually obtaining a 4X increase due to negotiation and superior cash management. Airtrade International – Director of Finance, Accounting, HR 2006-2007 • Negotiated and executed an agreement for payment processor thereby saving the company $2 million in annualized expenses. • Led company in monitoring income, expense, cash and cash flow to maximize predictability and stability as company grows to over $40 million in gross sales. RMC – Finance & Accounting Consulting Firm – Controller 2000-2005 • Developed and prepared financial models and analysis of income statement and cash flow forecasts for various companies for presentation to the private equity and venture capital community. Apple Computer – Portfolio Manager 1997-2000 • Managed and traded $2 billion investment portfolio ensuring acceptable returns and compliance with reporting requirements leading to over $50 million in annualized revenue. Education: • University of California, San Diego, CA – BA, Psychology; Minor: Economics • University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA – MBA, Finance • 20 years of experience in managing all facets of Finance and Accounting in a variety of organizational settings.
  • 10. Back to Top Job Seeker #216 Objective: Seeking an executive level marketing position, leveraging my well-established track record of success in using research, product development and technology to drive business and measure results. Experience: With experience in small, start-up environments as well as in large corporations, I can utilize my expertise in customer, competitor and market research and analysis to drive customer acquisition, retention and loyalty. As a strategic thinker, I have the ability to bring disparate parts together in a cohesive plan. This skill is reflected my ability to meet strategic goals and deliver measurable results by optimizing underlying processes across all functional areas. Most recently, I was Managing Director, Strategic Marketing at FedEx. • Directed comprehensive product lifecycle management creating synergies across cross-functional and cross-operating company teams to bring multiple new services/enhancements to market including leveraging technology to deliver an industry first – automatic, proactive notification of late shipments – which generated more than $1M incremental revenue in first 6 months after launch. • Developed a go-to-market product recommendation for entering the eastbound transpacific market in Yantian, Hong Kong, and Shaghai including analysis of financial commitment and revenue streams needed to drive 8% market share gains and over $450M in revenue over first 5 years. • Produced Online Technology campaign designed to educate customers while driving usage of new applications resulting in incremental revenue of $1.2M over a three month period and a profit ROI on the campaign of 2:1. • Drove the product rationalization necessary to support the acquisition of a $1B company and integrate products / services with those of a $3.5B; project scope included rationalization of domestic and international features of services, channels of distribution, customer support and technology applications in order to provide the broadest portfolio possible while at the same time gaining economies of scale and enhancing the customer experience. • Drove development and implementation of customer loyalty model in order to link customer loyalty to employee satisfaction, financial measures and internal performance metrics with the result of identifying customers trigger points that can be used to generate incremental revenue of over $300M. Target Companies: Apple; Logitech; National Semiconductor; Intel; Electronic Arts; TiVo; Agilent; Oracle, McKesson; Visa; additionally transportation and 3rd party logistics companies. Education: Masters Business Administration (Marketing concentration), Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California. March 1993. Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude & Special Honors, Interdisciplinary Honors, University of Texas, Austin, Texas. May 1988.
  • 11. Back to Top Job Seeker # 217 Objective: I know I can be your performer, ready to hit the ground running. Experience, and strong belief to excellence in customer service. Committed within my own core values to have integrity, respect for others, be self motivated and take the initiative to think and problem solve on my own. Targets: • To obtain a position with a professional organization • Accurately assist clients; ensure client satisfaction by providing friendly and proactive coordination on their behalf. • Able to develop office operations manual. Experience: • Dedicated professional • Accustomed to providing exceptional client service in diverse environments. • Creative problem solver with outstanding communication skills. • Committed to client needs and company values. • Operate multiple telephone switchboards. Education: Successful transition through several software implementations. Numerous Customer Service classes. Train and coach on various software application as well as develop office operations manual. Independently initiate, identify and coordinate a positive team atmosphere. Numerous years of general clerical or office support experience, which has included dealing with the public. Back to Top
  • 12. Job Seeker #218 Objective: Do you know of an opportunity for a person with proven accounts payable or accounts receivable expertise? I have over nine years of proven accounts payable experience, coupled with three years of solid accounts receivable experience. I offer my credentials for your review. Experience: Areas of Proficiency * AP matching & data entry process * Customer invoicing & statements * Vendor A/C coding & reconciliation * Credit card payment processing * Functional currency translations * Lock box receipt processing * Check selections & preparation * Cash receipts journal * Outgoing wires * Collections * 1099 and sales & use tax preparation * Reconciliation * Worldwide expense reports * Customer interface * Vendor interface (including Fortune 500) * Reconciliation of bank statements * Creation of AP instructional manuals * Staff development * Management of a health benefits program Possible Target Companies or Organizations: I have worked in companies encompassing the biotech, automobile, insurance and software industries. I’m looking for that opportunity in a company located from Brisbane to Redwood City. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss my background and expertise at greater length in regards to related openings in your company. A resume is available upon request. (Contract, Perm or Temp) Education: Additionally, my career has encompassed the utilization of QuickBooks on line plus, Great Plains Lawson, Solomon, SAP, Platinum and other software platforms. I am proficient with Microsoft Excel & Word, and continue to maintain a ten-key-by- touch skill set. San Francisco State. Back to Top
  • 13. Job Seeker # 220 Objective: Passionate B2B sales professional, utilizing a highly skilled consultative sales approach that generates new customer revenue. Innate ability to quickly grasp customer needs and requirements then propose solutions that provide a competitive edge. Building a ‘trusted advisor’ relationship with customers at the C level has produced a proven record of accomplishment that resulted in multiple new business solution sales. Experience: Previously held Major Account Executive positions at Xerox, IKON and Ricoh Ability to effectively develop and execute strategic relationships at corporate executive levels to drive net new sales • 3 time Century Club winner for sales excellence • Sold SAP a Fortune 100 company with a $395,000 sale solving a major document workflow issue allowing them to integrate with their ERP system and print documents faster and at a lower cost • Won RFP bid for $590,000 sale with a SLED account for a new facility • Closed a $550,000 sale at a school district that automated their imaging, printing and copying requirements and increased staff productivity by 15% • Managed multiple complex sales cycles understanding customer requirements and presenting recommendations to the executive team demonstrating a value driven ROI • Secured new business by understanding customers needs, helping them build their business case, and becoming a trusted advisor. Targeted Companies: • Adobe • Success Factors • Autonomy • Documentum • EMC • Clearwell Systems • Brainware • Anderson Consulting • Delloite Consulting • Echo Sign • Tibco • Captiva • Mark Logic Education: B.S. Business Management, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ Training: Miller-Heiman Strategic Selling
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  • 15. Job Seeker #223 Objective: Obtain a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant position Obtained certification as a Medical Administrative Assistant (No Internship) Looking for a position in a Doctor’s office as a Front Office Medical Administrative Assistant Targets: • Hospitals or Doctors offices where I can utilize my skills as a Medical Administrative Assistant • Companies where I can utilize my skills as an Administrative Assistant Experience: • At Prudential I edited and maintained Outlook office calendar for daily, weekly, and monthly meetings on behalf of management. • At Prudential I prepared and distributed four weekly merged database mailings to approximately 400 potential real estate agents. • Receptionist – Prudential California Realty • Front Office Receptionist to Administrator – Peninsula Temple Beth El • Receptionist – PML Management Education: • AA in Administrative Assistant Back to Top
  • 16. Job Seeker #226 Objective: ·To be a part of a company in the clean technology or biotechnology industries ·An entry-level career position with the opportunity to grow within the company ·A position that will allow me to integrate my educational background, practical experience, and interests Targets: ·Cleantech: renewables (solar, wind, biofuel), transportation, waste management, smart grid, etc. ·Biotech: research, drug-development, etc. ·Start-ups, venture-backed companies Experience: ·Luca Technologies oDesigned and conducted 2-month experiment and presented findings to senior executives and department heads oPerformed research experiments under anaerobic conditions ·US Geological Survey oUsed numerous machines to reduce a variety of raw materials to sample condition in preparation for elemental testing oMaintained lab database, samples and machinery in addition to performing laboratory upkeep Education: ·Bachelor of Arts in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) from the University of Colorado at Boulder oMinor in Geology, with emphasis in Climate Change and Environmental Issues •University of Colorado Business Intensive Certificate (CUBIC) Back to Top
  • 17. Job Seeker #228 Objective: Apply my 12+ years as an Interaction Designer / User Experience professional in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Collaboratively drive the design of useful and usable software applications by articulating and demonstrating an understanding of the customers, their goals, pain points and what success looks like. Open to consulting/contract or full time employment. Experience: Application Architecting and Conceptualizing for 5 years Web and desktop application experience Creation of all types of design artifacts from sketches to wireframes to low fidelity prototypes Usability Research Support for 7 years Redesign and Iterative Releases of Enterprise Applications for 10 years First Interaction Design Project 12 years ago Interest in Human Factors and Design Process for over 20 years Possible Target Companies or Organizations: I have worked for companies that create large and small scale enterprise software. I am looking for a company that values design and realistic implementation of design process while keeping a clear focus on sustainable business practices developing web service applications or client/server applications. Education: Masters of Arts in Industrial Arts, San Francisco State University, CA. (Completing Thesis) Emphasis: Information Design and User Interaction Design, GPA 4.0. Classes of interest: Ethnographic Field Methods, HTML. Thesis: design, development, and usability testing of a 3-D information space using VRML. Back to Top
  • 18. Job Seeker #230 Objective To obtain a Program or Activity Director role in a senior living facility, using my demonstrated skills in program development, community outreach, and project and event planning. Summary of Qualifications • Over 15 years experience in program development and project planning for corporate and community organizations • Manage fundraising and social events • Volunteer work in the senior community • Solid administrative and marketing communications experience • Strong reporting and budgeting experience • 15 years of corporate human resources experience, specializing in compensation and recruiting Detailed Experience • Managed administration of a human resources program which included: managing vendor relationships, partnering with creative services teams, designing and distributing brochures, emails and other internal marketing materials. • Executed multiple fundraising and social events by managing overall logistics, marketing communication, menu, entertainment and volunteer recruiting. Lead volunteers throughout planning, setup, during and cleanup of events. • Created and managed project plans, communication and administration of annually-run compensation programs at three companies with distinctly different objectives and communication needs. • Conducted educational presentations to managers and HR business partners on utilization of total rewards programs to retain and motivate employees. • Tracked revenue and expenses for a regional recruiting office. Evaluated costs by analyzing HR data of cost-per-hire, number of requisitions and employee turnover. • Participated in diversity training, recruiting and team building events, on-boarding and employee engagement initiatives. • Prepared annual business unit reports for 24 year-end organizational reviews. Computer Skills • Strong MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) • Business Objects • Org Plus • PeopleSoft and Oracle ERP software • Company proprietary programs Activity Involvement and Interests Yoga – 10 years (Ashtanga, Iyengar, Vinyasa, Restorative Yoga and Meditation), Feldenkrais (gentle movement and body awareness), Cooking, Photography, Jewelry making, Pottery, Improvisation, Bicycling, Sewing, Hiking, Gardening and Crocheting. Back to Top
  • 19. Job Seeker #231 Objective: ·Senior Program/Project Manager or Planning position with a Network or Data Infrastructure company Targets: ·Organizations with a Network Infrastructure product or service, which they provide to the general business community or large internal IT department. Specific Targeted Companies: ·Cisco, IBM, SGI, Juniper, Equinix, Franklin Templeton, HP, Visa, etc. Experience: ·29 years in Information Technology with Visa, Sun, and several pre-IPO start-ups such as, Concentric Network and Pay-By-Touch as well as Consulting; with titles of Sr. Network Engineer, Sr. Project Manager, Chief Network Planner, Security Architect, Product Manager and Engagement Manager. Education: ·MS Telecommunications Golden Gate University ·BS Business Administration/Psychology – University at Albany ·Certified Information System Security Professional Back to Top
  • 20. Job Seeker #232 Objective: • A position that will allow me to use my public relations, marketing and communications skills. • Seeking to contribute to efforts in increasing general productivity, creating more community contacts and enlarging existing customer base within a company. Experience: • Supported account executives with a variety of PR-related assignments including: drafted press releases, prepared PowerPoint presentations, updated media lists and conducted editorial research for various industry trade magazines and trade shows • Built comprehensive knowledge of publications and editors to identify best PR placements for clients • Maintained media contact database by utilizing Cision’s media resources • Managed approximately 200 volunteers for the distribution of more than 310 thousand toys and 10 thousand coats for an annual Thanksgiving event, organized list of vendors, translators, and entertainers for events • Enlisted many schools and universities to gather coats in support of families for the Coats for Kids Project • Determined employment eligibility for underprivileged middle and high school students; scanned and organized applications and files; entered data for many underprivileged children • Designed multiple Excel spreadsheets to organize lists of clients, vendors, and editors for television broadcasting placement in support of consumer related accounts. • Coordinated meetings and appointments, reserved rooms, and ordered food for meetings, managed calendars, contact files, arranged travel, including air and ground transportation, hotels, restaurants, meeting facilities, prepared confidential and time-sensitive letters, memos and reports, organized on-site and off-site meetings, conferences and events Targets: • An entry-level position where I can be instrumental in meeting the goals of any company • It is important for me to build customer satisfaction, meet the needs of any employer and expand revenue for any company Education: • Northeastern University, Boston, MA, MS in Employee Communication, Certificate in Project Management (specializations in Program and Product Management) • Northeastern University, BA in Journalism, specializations in Public Relations • Relevant Classes: Communicating with the Media, Intercultural Communications, Negotiation Mediation, Professional Speaking, Project Management Practices, Project Scheduling and Evaluation, and Promoting Non-Profits
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  • 22. Job Seeker #233 Objective: A Senior Mechanical Engineering position where I can leverage my experience in the design of plastic parts and motor driven assemblies, such as in consumer and medical device development industries Targets: • Medical device or diagnostic companies in the SF to Sunnyvale area like Life Technologies, Pacific Biosciences, Medtronic, and Intuitive Surgical • Industrial Design / Engineering Consultancies like IDEO and Lunar • Companies that make physical products like electronics or robotic manufacturing equipment Experience: • Designed three hand held medical devices for high volume plastic injection molding, using SolidWorks, ProE and state-of-the-art molding techniques. • Designed a 22” LCD enclosure and a 7” touch screen assembly for a top of the line Maclaren sports car. • Ensured product safety through the use of FEA (Finite Element Analysis) for metals and empirical testing such as drop, shock, and ESD. • Led the industrial design, human factors, user interface and risk analysis tasks for a pulmonary medical device coordinating five engineers, marketing, executives and outside consultants. Education: • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, 1997 • 10+ years on the job experience • SolidWorks, ProE, FEA, GD&T Proficiency • Stanford University, Computer Security Certification Training, 2005 Back to Top
  • 23. Job Seeker #234 Objective: A librarian position in an academic or public library where I can join a passionate team that delivers library services to a diverse population. Targets: Public libraries in the Bay Area Public and private college and university libraries in the Bay Area Experience: • As Geospatial Librarian for the National Digital Geospatial Archive (2005-2009) launched the organization by selecting and acquiring geospatial data that is now securely held at the Stanford Digital Repository. • Created governance policies, collection development policies, and content depositor agreements. • Liaison to digital repository development team ensuring NGDA project goals were met. • Extensive communication with disparate stakeholders throughout the project. • Original and copy cataloging of maps • Project Manager for SAL 3 Transfer Project - managed move of approximately 17,000 map sheets from Branner Library to Stanford Auxiliary Library. • Catalog record creation, maintenance and updates using Unicorn by Sirsi. • Map ordering and cataloging as needed. • Wrote large format scanner user guide for patrons. Supported scanner use. • Analysis of geospatial data catalogs for future implementation at Stanford Education: San Jose State University - Masters of Library and Information Science University of California Berkeley Extension - TESL Certificate (Teaching English as a Second Language) University of Wisconsin Madison - Masters of English Literature William Smith College - Bachelor of Arts, English Literature Back to Top
  • 24. Job Seeker #235 Objective: I am seeking a position of Controller or Chief Financial Officer for a small to midsize service or not for profit organization. Targets: Not for profit or professional services organization. A company that is seeking a motivating supervisor, detailed organizer, and big picture creative thinker. Experience Highlights: Controller- expanding role over 15 years along with steady growth of not for profit corporation. Budget – development; frequent and thorough monitoring and forecasting. Cash management- successful minimal use of lines of credit; implemented quicker collection procedures. Accounting- changed monthly reporting from cash to accrual; established internal control procedures. Human resources- enhanced benefits to reduce turnover; revised employee handbook for compliance and company policies; restated 403(b) plan documents. Facilities- managed projects from $10,000 to $1.8 million. Meets regularly and advises several committees of Board of Trustees. Reporting Manager- 7 years for a growing national bank. SEC reporting; supervised analysis projects; set up accounting procedures for new products; supervised consolidations of subsidiaries. Certified Public Accountant-5 years - audit and tax. Education and License: MBA, Accounting, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York BA, Economics and Sociology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Certified Public Accountant- I continue to attend seminars sponsored by the California Society of CPAs. Back to Top
  • 25. Job Seeker #236 Objective/target: A part-time position at a non-profit organization that addresses international needs such as poverty, genocide, human rights, etc. Experience: Parent Teacher Association & San Carlos Educational Foundation San Carlos, CA Multiple Positions Board Member & School Representative, San Carlos Educational Foundation: oversee fundraising communications and planning School District Liaison, Measure S Parcel Tax Committee: oversaw campaign communications/strategy for district schools PTA President, Arundel Elementary School: oversaw fundraising, events, policy, planning; assisted with collaborative programs between district schools PTA Communications Chair, Arundel Elementary School: Did all layout, editing, and much of the writing for school newsletter Middle College High School at City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA Program Coordinator Was primary writer of successful grants to found & renew program Managed budget of $130,000 Oversaw program for inner city students to take Community College classes Served as liaison between high school and college staff Designed student and staff workshops Middle College High School at Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA John F. Kennedy High School Richmond, CA High School English Teacher Taught English and American Social History, grades 9-12 Was a lead teacher, locally and nationally, for American Social History Project Compiled successful school portfolio submission for Annenberg Foundation Awarded Teacher of the Year, West Contra Costa Unified School District Participated nationally in Critical Friends Review program Scheidegger Trading Company San Francisco, CA Export Manager Sourced and sold American food products to Southeast Asian importers Education: University of California, Berkeley: Secondary English Credential, Bay Area Writing Project; Alpha Delta Kappa; Most Distinguished Student Teacher nomination University of California, Davis: B.A., International Relations/Political Science; Phi Beta Kappa Back to Top
  • 26. Job Seeker #237 Objective: A Marketing Management position in a small to medium-sized company where my breath of experience, creativity and energy can be fully utilized Marketing Program Development and Management ● Social Media Marketing E-mail Marketing ● Collateral Development and Production ● Marketing Communications Website Development ● Community Development ● Promotions ● Branding ● Messaging Vendor Management ● Lead Generation ● Partner Management Marketing professional with broad experience and a reputation for "getting things done". Creative problem solver familiar with all aspects of marketing from collecting market requirements through writing of success stories and building user communities. Respected for creative ideas and ability to work well across functional organizations. Targets: ·Small to medium-sized company with a centralized marketing organization. ·High tech or consumer product company. ·Part-time preferred Experience: • Marketing Programs Manager at Sun Microsystems o Wrote and produced product data sheets, white papers, success stories, sales kits, program guides, promotional materials, CD kits and users' manuals. Selected and managed 3rd party creative vendors. o Developed and implemented comprehensive outreach programs including email campaigns, contests, collateral, and Web pages to drive participation in marketing programs and industry events. o Managed product web pages, introduced surveys and other input tools to increase visitor participation and gather customer data; integrated blogs and Twitter feeds. Built out partner pages; simplified product download process. o Managed presence of developer program on Facebook and Twitter o Managed advertising media vendors; tracked & modified placements; provided analytics • Market Development Manager at Sun Microsystems o Managed relationships and co-marketing activities with strategic developers; drove early adoption of new technologies. o Acted as a liaison between ISV partners and sales organizations. Created materials to educate sales on partners' products to facilitate lead generation. Education: ·B.S. Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, Minor in Psychology. San Jose State University ·Inbound Marketing Certified Professional, Inbound Marketing University / HubSpot August 2009
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  • 28. Job Seeker #238 Objective: Senior business development or marketing role with software or other high tech businesses to drive top-line growth through strategic alliances and market expansion initiatives. Targets: • Small to mid-size funded technology start-ups looking to add to their senior management team and take their company to the next level • Larger businesses that value entrepreneurial experience and leadership • Enterprise software companies – on-premise or SaaS (preferably SaaS) • B2B-oriented platform, internet, and digital media businesses Experience: • Co-founded and built a global brand and category leader in B2B internet e-commerce that raised $105 million and grew to 190 people in 8 offices around the world; served as VP of Engineering and Product Management and hired and managed team of 25 engineers and product managers • Built and managed strategic alliances with global systems integrators and management consulting firms including development of business and go- to-market plans, field enablement, sales and marketing asset creation, account strategy, sales support, pipeline management • Negotiated and closed referral, reseller, and OEM licensing agreements with independent software vendors – including SaaS and open-source vendors - and hosting service providers • Deep knowledge of pricing, profit optimization, and revenue management processes and applications across various industry verticals • Experience working with and competing against major ERP and CRM vendors • As board member and corporate VP, led the sale of a closely-held $50 million chemical manufacturer and distributor through a competitive bidding process • Industry and vertical market experience includes telecommunications, chemicals, oil and gas, semiconductors, high tech OEM • Technical experience includes software and database development and support Education: • B. Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology • Graduate marketing, finance, and business classes – 50% of an MBA – Georgia Institute of Technology Back to Top
  • 29. Job Seeker #240 Objective: • A position that utilizes both Marketing and Graphic design skills Targets: • E-mail Service Providers (i.e., Lyris, Vertical Response, CheetahMail) • Any company that needs help with marketing on the internet using social media, SEO, SEM and e-mail • Web-centric services and e-commerce companies (i.e.,, Shutterfly) • Nonprofits – educational institutions (i.e., GGU, UC Berkeley) Experience: • 20+ years in direct marketing for print and online publishers (InfoWorld, Sunset) • 10 years in graphic design freelancing with work for nonprofits • 2-3 years of freelance web design for small businesses Key Skills: • Marketing project management • Copywriting/editing • Branding management • Design for print/web/e-mail • HTML/CSS, learning Joomla • Campaign analysis Education: • BA, Creative Arts, San Jose State University • BFA, Graphic Design (in progress) Academy of Art University, San Francisco Back to Top
  • 30. Job Seekers: If you are currently seeking employment and would like to join our network, send your resume to Lolli Freedman ( Please also include a note with the following information: • Type of job you are seeking (e.g., finance, marketing, administrative, etc.) and if you are looking for full-time or part time work • Your geographic requirement (San Francisco Bay area and/or open to relocation) Networking Partners: If you are currently employed (or retired and still connected in professional circles) and enjoy helping people in the employment arena, please contact Lolli in the temple office at (650) 341-7701 ( or Joan Tabb Waisbein at (650) 372-0875 ( As a networking partner you will be matched with 1-2 job seekers based on specific the criteria. You will offer personal assistance in the form of getting to know the job seeker's situation and seeing how you can enhance their professional network through personal introductions and other strategies. Please provide us with the following information: • Your name • Your job title and company or past job title and company • The industry you are in - # of years in that industry and any other industries • The university/ies you attended • Professional groups with whom you affiliate • Other information that could help us understand your professional situation and ability to help others with employment