ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Creation and development of Heart Puja, an event that opens and heals hearts
  • Founded The Healing River Alliance, a Bastrop, Texas networking organization
  • Founded Toastmasters Gavel Club in Bastrop, Texas Federal Correctional Institution
  • Designed and facilitated over 300 hours of life-skills and self-awareness classes at Bastrop FCI for 20 – 40 inmates, in 10-week sessions
  • Recruited over 50 guest speakers and Toastmaster members to support prison programs
  • Presented a LifeSkills Workshop as part of the training for The Delaware Mentor Program, a transitional school for women inmates
  • Assisted 100 + Austin, Texas clients through the process of purchasing and selling residential real estate
  • Taught marketing, communication and sales skills to real estate students
  • Developed a small business, assisting real estate agents and brokers with systems organization and goal obtainment
  • Managed 40 accounts for an advertising specialties company, building undeveloped territory into a top producing market in 2 years

 

SKILLS

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Works well within a network of participants in a project
  • Mediation and conflict resolution training and experience
  • Public speaking and professional presentation skills
  • Strong organizational abilities with exquisite attention to detail

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Infinite Possibilities Trainer, June, 2013
  • Current undergraduate student at Naropa University, with a focus on Peace Studies
  • Sexual Healing training with Dr. Juliana Dahl, Boulder, Colorado, May, 2000
  • Mediation certification training, ADR Services, Austin, Texas, 1996
  • Real estate courses, Alicia Smith Institute of Real Estate, Austin, Texas, 1984-1994
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner Training, NLP Resources, 1989
  • Effective Speaking & Human Relations, Dale Carnegie Institute, Austin, Texas, 1983
  • Classes in creative writing, psychology, interior design, photography, real estate, and journalism, Austin Community College, 1976-1984
  • Classes in business and sociology, University of Texas, 1974-1975
  • High School diploma, Kress High School, Kress, Texas 1970

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY ~ Currently a Spiritual Entrepreneur

  • Private Practice in emotional healing and intimacy consulting, Boulder, Colorado, and Austin, Texas, June, 2000 – present
  • Project manager for property renovation for a retired UT professor, Austin, TX. Completed July, 2007
  • Residential Counselor to adult developmentally disabled population, Boulder, Colorado, 1998-2000
  • Sales Agent, Carolyn Ney & Company, Realtors, Austin, Texas, 1995-1997
  • Contract employee and volunteer, Bastrop Federal Correctional Institution, Bastrop, Texas, 1988-1996
  • Sales Agent, Prudential Owens Realty, Austin, Texas, 1993-1995
  • Account Manager, Bell’s MedCorp, Austin, Texas, 1989-1992
  • Faculty/ Marketing Rep., Alicia Smith Institute of Real Estate, Austin, Texas, 1987-1989
  • Owner, Real Estate Agent Support Services, Austin, Texas, 1987-1989
  • Sales Agent, Marsh & Box Realty, Austin, Texas, 1984-1987
  • Partner/ Marketing Rep./ Photographer, Tiffany & Menasco Productions, Austin, Texas, 1982-1984

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Volunteer at Horses Make Miracles, Longmont, CO, 2012 – present
  • Board Member for Boulder Bridge House, 2012
  • Volunteer horse handler with The Medicine Horse Program, Boulder, Colorado, 2002 – 2003
  • Chaplain Associate, Boulder Community Hospital, Boulder, Colorado, 1998-2002
  • Child Attendant, Travis County Children’s Shelter & Assessment Center, Austin, Texas, 1994-1995
  • Vietnam Wall Memorial Attendant, Parks and Wildlife Department, Washington, DC, 1993
  • Founder, Rainbow Trailblazers Gavel Toastmasters Club, Bastrop FCI, Bastrop, Texas, 1991
  • Group Facilitator for prison populations, Bastrop, Texas; Wilmington, Delaware; and Austin, Texas, 1988-1996
  • Founding Member and Club President for two terms, Frontier Toastmasters, Austin, Texas, 1988-1997
  • Group Leader in a support group for people with AIDS and their loved ones, Austin, Texas 1988-1989
  • Support for teenage girls, Middle Earth Teen Shelter, Austin, Texas, 1978-1980