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Professional Experience

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Seeking full-time work in technology project management. I have experience as a leader, manager, teacher, and creator.  I enjoy working in roles that require balancing conflicting priorities, executing critical decisions, organization, creative problem-solving, and cross-functional collaboration to achieve large and small-scale projects and events.

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Project Manager, Fabrication Team
Numina Labs, Oakland, CA

August 2021 - October 2021
 

  • Independent contractor for temporary  6,000 sq. ft. immersive art installation project. See professional portfolio for project synopsis: https://www.lovewolf.net/portfolio

  • Assessed due dates for deliverables based on current capacity and developed a project plan.

  • Kept leadership apprised and informed of completed deliverables and project updates shared by the team.

  • Worked closely with the creative team to gather detailed requirements.

  • Researched and procured supplies based on requirements and budget constraints.

  • Cross-functionally managed and communicated blockers as they arose.

  • Kept leadership apprised of blockers and any potential impacts to the project.

  • Coordinated with teams to resolve blockers and created documentation to mitigate future risks.

  • Created process documentation and fostered a culture of documentation as part of completion to facilitate knowledge transfer across the teams.

  • Coordinated cross-functionally regarding upcoming dependencies and materials management.

5th Grade Teacher
Charles Armstrong School, Belmont CA
Private Nonprofit School for Students with Dyslexia

August 2018 - August 2021
 

  • Provided leadership on cross-functional team projects to deliver new teaching methodologies using the latest technologies and
    project-based learning.

  • Provided constructive feedback to upper management regarding team structure and process improvements.

  • Lead team-building events and initiated a culture of document sharing.

  • Supported with interviewing, goal setting, and on-boarding of colleagues.

  • Cultivated an empathy-focused, supportive learning/work environment.

  • Created individualized learning goals in tandem with students/families.

  • On-going coordination with clients (families), colleagues, and staff.

  • Implemented the use of new technology as appropriate to maximize learning, efficiency, and organization.

  • Collected and utilized data to inform curriculum development to
    support student growth over time.

  • Curriculum development in multiple subjects, including cross-curricular, project-based learning activities and field trips.

  • Planned and scheduled homeroom and grade-level events.

  • Managed budget for classroom supplies, field trips, and events.

  • Effectively adapted and delivered curriculum via distance learning model with daily Zoom classes and use of multiple Ed. Tech tools.

Production & Event Manager
Flowtoys, Emeryville CA

​October 2017 - August 2018
 

  • Built out and managed the Production and Event teams.

  • Responsible for developing team onboarding and training materials.

  • Evaluated production processes for efficiency, submitted recommendations to leadership and implemented approved changes.

  • Managed conflicting priorities for both production and events with attention to efficiency, employee satisfaction, and customer service.

  • Managed on-site customer advocacy and product support during events.

  • Oversaw inventory management; both production and events.

  • Oversaw event cash accounting.

 

Business & Events Manager
Black Hammer Brewing, San Francisco CA
​August 2015 - September 2017
 
  • Brought on at founding of the company to establish and manage all full-time and part-time employees.

  • Responsible for developing company onboarding and training materials.

  • Established a positive work environment that minimized employee attrition.

  • Established business protocols and developed comprehensive employee manuals while taking legal compliances into account.

  • Oversaw all cash accounting, till disbursement, and payroll accounting.

  • Managed all event coordination, (public and private) and event accounting.

  • Managed all customer and vendor relations.

6th Grade English & History Teacher
Monterey Unified School District, Seaside CA
​July 2014 - August 2015
  • Curriculum development in multiple subjects, including cross-curricular, project-based learning activities.

  • Cultivated an empathy-focused, supportive learning/work environment.

  • Created individualized learning goals in tandem with students/families.

  • Aligned lesson plans with state and federal teaching standards.

  • Revised and created district-wide English curriculum to adapt to newly adopted Common Core State Standards.

  • Implemented the use of technology as appropriate to maximize learning, efficiency, and organization.

  • Collected and utilized data to inform curriculum development to support student growth over time.

My Skills
  • Empathetic servant leadership
  • Cross-functional communication & project management
  • Proficient in Jira w/ Confluence, Asana, Slack and Google Suites
  • Influencing without power, humble yet confident
  • Comfortable with C-level communication
  • Time management
  • Conflict resolution and leading difficult conversations
  • Data collection and utilization
    for efficiency and growth
  • Organizational planning and collaboration
  • Creative problem-solving and attention to detail
  • Community and cultural engagement
  • Dedication to customer and employee satisfaction
  • Business acumen; budgeting
     Languages
  • English
  • American Sign Language (conversational)
  • Spanish (learning)

Education

             University of California Berkeley Extensions

​              Certificate of Completion in Technology Project Management
                October 2020 - March 2021

 

  • Academic Average:  A+

  • 18-week, 30-hour per week, virtual, e-learning, live Bootcamp course.

  • Click the "info" button above for course description.

  • Project-based course integrating individual, partnered, and small group projects for learning.

  • Utilized Jira w/ Confluence, Asana, Wrike, Monday.com, and Google Suites to manage projects

  • Click here to see Love Wolf's project comparing the various SW Development lifecycles and PM Methodologies.

  • Click here to see Love Wolf's cumulative project based on correctly managing an Agile project previously mismanaged by a competing company. 

             
              Learning & The Brain Conference: Educating with Empathy

               Certificate of Completion

​               February 15th - 17th, 2019

  • 3-Day, 8 hours per day, world-renowned Educational Conference

  • Click the "info" button above for conference website link

  • Sponsored by Public Information Resources, Inc. and Stanford University School of Education

  • Workshops and lectures on research-based, data-driven educational strategies centered on empathy

  • Click here to see Love Wolf's summary presentation slide deck

 

              University of Montana
​              Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Teaching

                  August 2008 - June 2014


Graduated with Honors (3.67 GPA)

Academic Average:  A+
     Consistently Earned Scholarships and Awards for Academic Excellence and Dean's List Awards

Mathematics Concentration

Literacy Endorsement

     Highly competitive 2-year program for literacy assessment and curriculum development

     

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