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Curriculum Vitae

OBJECTIVE

Welcoming inquiries for opportunities to leverage my strengths and experience in Business Development and Sales, CRM, and Project Management executed at the highest levels / hybrid position with travel desired

 

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EXPERIENCE

Interventionist, Exceptional Student Services (Special Education)

GREAT HEARTS ARCHWAY CLASSICAL ACADEMY CICEROScottsdale, AZ

School years: 2022-2023, 2023-2024 

  • Individualized Education Plans (IEP) Team member and Advocate for scholars with learning differences including Other Health Impairments (OHI/ADHD), Elementary level

  • Planned, prepared, and provided Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) to Elementary school scholars with Individual Education Plans (IEP) in academic areas related to their learning disabilities and IEP goals

  • Served as a Tier 3 Reading Interventionist for dyslexia, delivering the Barton Reading & Spelling System in 1:1 and small groups    

  • Provided Writing intervention and Inclusion Services for scholars with dysgraphia 

  • Worked collaboratively with Gen Ed classroom teachers, Specials teachers, and Related Service Providers (Speech therapists, OT therapists, psychologists) on the implementation of accommodations and modifications for students' curriculum access and goals 

  • Introduced new Assistive Technology applications for inclusion in IEPs of qualifying students for better curriculum access and pacing 

  • Analyzed and recommended improvements for Department systems with goal setting, progress monitoring, and scheduling for students 

Studio Founder/Interior Designer 

HEIDI WEISKOPF INTERIOR DESIGN, Scottsdale, AZ

2001-2010

  • Founded and managed all business and creative aspects of the studio, serving as Designer, Primary Contact and Interface between clients, architects, contractors, trades and vendors while fostering timely communications and symbiotic relationships

  • Specialized in luxury residential with a niche in refined western living and rustic retreats

  • Sourced and purchased Furniture Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E); maintained purchase orders and tracked all deliveries

  • Built and maintained vendor catalogs and materials library

  • Managed trade show schedules, established and maintained new and on-going vendor/craftsmen accounts

  • Utilized MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, and Quickbooks Contractor for efficient project management, purchasing, personalized service and professional presentations

  • Maintained project schedules, budgets, and expense reports 

  • ASID, Allied Member

Published projects:

Private luxury residence at the Yellowstone Club, Big Sky, MT.

Private luxury residence in Ladera Vista, Scottsdale, AZ. Video. Floor plan. 

Press page

Western Art & Architecture article

Project list (abbreviated)

Founder/International Consultant

W.I.S.E. ASSOCIATES, INC, Scottsdale, AZ

 1996-2001

  • Provided strategic consulting to Executives in international golf property development and the hospitality sector

  • Launched target market research, business development, and promotional strategies toward the revamp or creation of new comprehensive sales programs 

  • Conducted competitor analyses and SWOT discovery for domestic and international expansion

  • Promoted corporate identities through logo development, collateral design, and logo merchandise

  • Planned and managed corporate events including special events, cocktail parties, golf tournaments, and receptions

Notable Clients: KSL Recreation Corporation/Doral Golf Club & Spa, Koll Resorts International/La Palmilla & Cabo del Sol, DMB/Forest Highlands North, Lyle Anderson Companies/The Tradition at Desert Mountain, Tom Weiskopf Designs 

Project Summaries

Corporate brochure

Testimonials/Letters of Recommendation

Marketing and Events Coordinator

COTTAGE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY / FOREST HIGHLANDS GOLF CLUB, Phoenix and Flagstaff, AZ

  • Hosted promotional events, staffed and led open-house tours for sales of mountain homes

  • Coordinated staging for model home tours

  • Assisted Controller with construction costs per unit for budgeting and Actual reports

Manager Seminar Services

SPAR GROUP, Tarrytown, NY, and Minneapolis, MN

1993-1995

  • Directed international marketing merchandising seminars designed to increase corporate exposure and generate new business

  • Recruited speakers with prestigious credentials from client, trade and academic circles

  • Conducted site visits and evaluations of hotels and hospitality services to determine venues

  • Forecasted sales and established program budgets

  • Worked extensively with suppliers in ordering promotional products and distribution materials

  • Approved press releases for effective media exposure

Tech
 
  • Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Pages, Numbers
  • Zoom
  • Chrome Read & Write
  • Grammarly
  • Well versed in reading AutoCAD drawings 

 

 

 

 

 

Design Awards

 

  • ASID - Design Excellence Award: Residential 3,500-5,000 sq ft, 3rd Place, 2008

  • ASID - Design Excellence Award: Product Design Furniture, Honorable Mention, 2008 

  • Wolf/Subzero - Outstanding Kitchen Design, 2008

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press

 

  • Rustic Living, Ralph Kylloe, Gibbs-Smith, 2012

  • Sources + Design (March-April 2009, Swatches)

  • Western Art & Architecture (Fall-Winter 2008-09, "Designing with Passion")

  • Lifestyle by Design Television, Episode II, feature host

  • Arizona Home & Design (Nov-Dec 2008, feature "Celebrating Design")

  • Scottsdale Airpark News (May 2008, editorial "Generation Next: 20 Airpark Leaders")

  • Phoenix Home & Garden (September 2004, Book Bites)

  • Arizona Foothills Magazine (July 2003, editorial "Building a Bond")

  • Cabins & Camps, Ralph Kylloe, Gibbs-Smith, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

EDUCATION

 

THUNDERBIRD School of Global Management,
Glendale, AZ

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) in International Management, 1996

  • Concentration ~ International marketing management and the Latin American region

  • Accolade ~ Barton Kyle Yount Award Nominee: outstanding scholarship, accomplishment and character

  • Foreign Program ~ Kenya, Africa

  • Student Body Events Chair ~ 2 years. Managed all events under budget.

 

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Seattle, WA

BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA), Business Administration, 1992

  • Concentration ~ International business studies: A European perspective

  • Awards ~ Alpha Lambda Delta, Academic Honor Society

  • Foreign Program ~ DIS/University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Kappa Kappa Gamma

 

SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Scottsdale, AZ

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE (AAS), Interior Design, 2002

  • Awards ~ Blue Ribbon Award, Interior Design Department

  • President’s List, 4.0 GPA

WILSON LANGUAGE TRAINING, Oxford, MA

FUNDATIONS LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION (Tier 1 & 2 Reading Intervention, grade 1), 2019

FUNDATIONS LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION (Tier 1 & 2 Reading Intervention, grade 2), 2022

JUST WORDS CERTIFICATION (Tier 2 Reading Intervention, grades 4-12), 2022 

CERTIFICATIONS IN WILSON LANGUAGE TRAINING, Oxford, MA, 2019-2022

Wilson Fundations Level 1 Certificate

Wilson Fundations Level 2 Certificate

Wilson Just Words Certificate

 

Arizona Real Estate Sales License, Phoenix, AZ

SA #042577000 since 1991

License hangs with LOCAL LUXURY REAL ESTATE, 2019-present

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