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DIANE F. W.
E. Vista Drive, Phoenix, AZ
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A position as a meeting
professional or project manager. Extensive experience and enthusiasm
in executing and organizing program objectives. Strengths in team management,
budget development and analysis, and vendor negotiations and relationships
will contribute to positive program goals.
FreeLife International, Phoenix,
AZ, November – June
Senior Events Planner
* Consistently recognized
performance as event lead for several company events: annual convention,
incentive retreats and international programs.
* Served as liaison with
internal departments regarding program initiatives and managed budget
expenses to meet company objectives.
* Decreased program expenses
by developing own creative designs for special event functions.
* Interacted with country
office team members in Mexico, Germany, Australia and Indonesia and
guided them in executing successful events.
* Served as a mentor
for new event staff.
WorldatWork, Scottsdale, AZ, October
Senior Event Manager
* Assumed department
manager responsibilities during week transition period.
* Managed program initiatives
as liaison with internal departments and maintained budget analysis
on expenses to meet company objectives.
* Maintained vendor relationships
with Sponsorship Manager along with onsite execution of the trade show.
* Initiated process planning
documentation and mentored junior event planners.
TriGenesis Communications, Chatham,
NJ, April – July
Associate Program Manager
* Controlled National
Continuing Education Programs for Pfizer’s Program Managers +
programs/year that were conducted throughout the United States. Managed
program logistics and executed appropriate accreditation for physicians,
nurses and/or pharmacists for each program.
Financial Executives International,
Florham Park, NJ, December – April
* Performed responsibilities
as Conference Director during a nine week transition period. Two conferences
held during this time period met and exceeded expectations.
* Directed volunteer
program committees, generated brochure development and distribution,
initiated program development, controlled budget maintenance, and organized
all meeting logistics. All program budgets met or exceeded expectations.
* Coordinated program
and marketing activities for all events; managed exhibitor and event
sponsor activities for Sponsorship Manager; implemented pre and postproduction
procedures; supervised onsite conference registration process; and maintained
registration database. Initiated training manual for support staff to
increase database efficiency.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las
Vegas, NV, B.S. in Hotel Administration
Member of Meeting Professionals International
Certified Meeting Professional CMP