Alonda Brunson

Alonda Brunson

Detroit, MI, US




Self Employed, Detroit, MI, US, Architectural Designer/Administrative Assistant

As an independent contractor to Loch McCabe, co-owner of Shepherd Advisors a research analyst, I performed CRM (Customer Relationship Management) support, developed company bio brochures, designed market specific seminar flyers to increase clientele utilizing applications to manage information, compile client data to provide research analysis, executed seminar and email campaigns, and maintain website content to meet client initiatives and present the company’s latest projects increasing revenue by 15%.

As administrative assistant to Dr. Fadi Baradihi, owner of Action Coach and certified business coach and consultant, I developed and forward seminar announcements via email by utilizing award-wining online business productivity and collaboration applications to manage information, compile client data to provide better service and cater seminars to increase their revenue by10%, facilitated seminars and meetings.

As an administrative assistant to Donna Bromm, a Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative (CPMR) and owner of Dual Sales Associates, assisted in website development to improve SEO and SEM with the addition of website scroll banners, updating content on principal pages, which increased ordering average value by 15%, composed and forwarded the organizations standard biography letter, researched and analyzed industrial ingredients and potential principals, and developed traveling expense/budget reports.

Designed a hand-drawn campaign poster for a Chrysler employee running for an UAW board position.

Created a hand-drawn logo for Cognac Ledge a new local upscale cigar establishment.

Designed the company logo for Dual Sales Associates using various Adobe Creative Suite programs.

Designed the structure and foundation of an addition to rehabilitate a fire ridden ranch home in Ypsilanti for a handicapped home owner.

Designed obituaries for various clients including an U.S. Marine and U.S. Air Force veterans which also serves as a record for composing and compiling family trees.

Jan 2009 - current

Jacobsen Daniels Associates, Ypsilanti, MI, US, Client Representative/Project Manager Assistant

 Composed profiles and analysis reports of airports, hangars, control towers, and runways designed and/or analyzed by JDA.
 Researching Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) data to develop an analysis of traveling growth rate, ability to meet full capacity, and existing tower status to update the Master Plans for Hartsfield International Airport.
 Review environmental, noise, and historic property studies to develop the scope for the Cultural Resource Management Plans for Willow Run Airport.
 Assisted the Project Manager with the modifications of the Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) between LTC, a subsidiary of Jacobsen Daniels Associates, and Ghafari Architects for design build services of the FAA’s Terminal Facilities Planning and Modernization of its Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC), Combined En Route RADAR Approach Control Facilities (CERAP), and other FAA owned, operated, and sponsored facilities with a potential savings of $15,000,000.
 Designed way findings, storage areas, and composed analyses for the Chicago Midway Airport CONRAC facility.
 Composed various project profiles, updating of Master Plans, and Cultural Resource Management Plans for multiple airports across the nation.
 Designed parking storage layouts for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
 Close attention to detail when making modifications according to redlined construction documents.

Nov 2012 - Feb 2013


Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

May 2009 - Aug 2012

Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, Masters, Business Administration

May 2009 - Aug 2012

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2007 - May 2009

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