1999-Present, Realtor– Sold over $90.0 million and achieved top 25% in sales working with Adleta & Poston Realtors and Allie Beth Allman & Associates, high end residential real estate firms.
1998-2000, Chairman-Special Task Force– University of Texas at Austin. I was personally selected by the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences to chair a task force on Women in Science to determine how to recruit the best & brightest & create an environment conductive to retaining them.
Key Achievements: Policy changes were made and special funding was provided to implement our task force recommendations in a very competitive financial environment.
1990- Present, University of Texas at Austin – College of Natural Sciences – Advisory Council Board Member.
HOECHST CELANESE CORPORATION
1997-1998, Global Marketing Manager/Supply Chain Leader. Responsible for the global marketing of a product line with over $250 million in sales globally overseeing the activities of 70 sales people in this product area.
Key Achievements: Established effective product teams & developed a process to identify new projects to maximize capacity utilization while achieving supply chain guidelines.
1996-1997, Customer Satisfaction Team Leader – as an internal consultant for all commercial activities, I led cultural changes increasing the company competitive position and profitability through improved processes & effective team building.
Key Achievements: The results, measured by an outside consultant, indicated we exceeded our goal to be viewed as an industry leader by our top consumers.
1995-1996, Business Analysis Manager – responsible for capital & expense planning process identifying business opportunities & qualifying the economic impact of alternative actions.
Key Achievements: Identified and coordinated new project for utilization of waste gas stream generating an additional $800,000 in earnings from operations.
1993-1995, Product Marketing Manager – developed & implemented product line strategies.
Key Achievements: Changed the product mix & increased earnings from a negative position to $3.0 million in earnings.
Negotiated a 10 year. $360 million agreement with PEMEX in Mexico that enabled us to shut down an inefficient production unit & provide an additional $7.0 milliion in earnings from operations annually.
1976-1993, Held various domestic & international sales & sales management positions of increasing scope & responsibility within the Celanese organization.
Southern Methodist University – Currently enrolled in the Dispute Resolution Program
Northwestern University, School of Business – (night courses) Chicago, Illinois
Stephens College – Columbia, Missouri – B.A. Chemistry/Biology
Vanderbilt University – Nashville, Tennessee
Word Perfect, Power Point, Excel
Foreign Languages: Spanish (fluent), French, German (partial fluency)