EDUCATION

Argosy University
January 2002 – April 2008
Sarasota, FL
Ed.D., Organizational Leadership

Harvard University
April 2005
Cambridge, MA
Certificate, Executive Program

Nova Southeastern University
November 1991 – January 1994
Fort Lauderdale, FL
MBA, International Business minor

Nova University
August 1988 – May 1991
Fort Lauderdale, FL
BS/General Psychology, Substance Abuse Studies minor

EXPERIENCE

Education Management Corporation
January 2000 – Present
Pittsburgh, PA

Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs
November 2002 – Present
Director of Education Operations
September 2001 – October 2002
Director of Registrar Development
January 2000 – August 2001

Member of Academic Affairs Team serving over ninety
schools throughout the United States and Canada. Responsibilities include operational oversight of campus Registrars, training and professional development of Registrar staff, establishment and implementation of organizational policies and procedures, monitoring of school compliance, numerous reporting responsibilities to internal and external agencies, and maintaining data integrity student information system.

New York Restaurant School
February 1999 – December 1999
New York, NY
and
Art Institute of Houston
May 1997 – January 1999
Houston, TX

Registrar and Member of the Education Management team. Responsible for academic and attendance records of all current and prior students. Daily activities supported improved persistence rates of students. Also included ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies, coordinating Registration and Clearance procedures, documenting graduation requirements, enforcement of all Academic policies and general data management. Served as the institute’s Veteran’s Affairs certifying official and Designated INS Official.

Nova Southeastern University
October 1995 – May 1997
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Adjunct faculty member teaching in the Bachelor of Professional Management Cluster Program. Courses
developed and implemented included Principles of Management, Introduction to International Business,
Organization Theory and several independent study courses in South Florida and Nassau, Bahamas.
Jones College
September 1994 – February 1997
Miami, FL

Business instructor teaching Human Resource Management, Introduction to Business Enterprise, General Psychology, Money and Banking, Human Relations, Principles of Management, Economics, Business Policy, Small Business Enterprise, Risk Management, Effective Speaking, Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining, Community Involvement, Marriage & Family, Critical Thinking, Total Quality
Management and various independent study courses at Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree levels.

Jones College
October 1996 – February 1997
Miami, FL

Student Services for Miami Campus. Assisted students with Job Placement, special activities, general advising, intern and extern-ships. Also engaged in recruitment, public relations and general support activities related to the Dean’s Office.

Nova Southeastern University
May 1995 – February 1997
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Cluster Coordinator for two Miami BS classes geared for working adults. Assisted in the general coordination of classes, students, registration, instructor supervision, advising and marketing/promotion of the University.

Florida National College
May 1991 – August 1995
Miami, FL

Dean of Student Services. Included development and establishment of all student services: Orientation,
Continuing Ed., Student Advising, Job Placement, Student Government Association, Student Activities, Scholarships, Graduation, Honors Programs and Accreditation. Promoted to Student Services from Hialeah Campus Dean which entailed managing instructors and staff in Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid and Placement Departments.

OFFICIAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
Latino/Latina Caucus Co-Chairperson, 2006 – Present
Presenter at 2006 Annual Conference
Facilitator at 2005 Annual Conference
Member of the Mentor Committee, 2007
Member, January 1998 – Present

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
Member, 2005 – Present

Encuentro de Chicas Latinas de las Girl Scouts:
A Convening of Latina Youth Leaders
Presenter at 2006 Meeting

Florida Association of Accredited Private Schools, Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 1991 – August 1995

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
May 1991 – February 1997

Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
May 1991 – August 1995

Las Comadres Miami Chapter
March 2005 – Present

National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies
Presenter at 2005 Annual Conference
February 2005 – Present

National Hispana Leadership Institute Graduate 2005
Florida Admissions Committee Chair, 2006 Class
Florida Admissions Committee, 2008 Class
Alternate Class Representative, 2005 – 2007
Class Representative, 2008- Present

National Society of Hispanic MBAs
August 2005 – Present

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Atlanta, GA
May 1991 – August 1995

State Board of Independent Postsec., Voc., Tech., Trade & Bus. Schools, Tallahassee, FL
May 1991 – August 1995

Women of Tomorrow
August 2005 – Present
Mentor for Doral Ronald Reagan High School – 2008
Career Day 2006 Organizer

Named one of CAMACOL’s Successful Hispanic Women of the Year- 2008

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