· Great written and oral communication abilities.
. Very organized and fast.
· Proven leadership and managerial skills.
· Goal oriented.
· Typing: 50wpm
· Proficient with Windows environment, Windows XP, Windows 7, Office 2007, Word, Excel, Microsoft FrontPage, Microsoft Expression Web, QuickBooks, Outlook and Outlook Express. Typing: 50 words/minute
bookkeeping, online banking, social networking
Greek fluent (speak, read, write)
English fluent (speak, read, write)
German fluent (speak, read, write)
French good (speak, read, write)
Italian fair (speak, read)
2002-present: Vice President, co-owner of S M G, Inc. A music publishing Company, specializing in music books, DVDs, music lessons, and music services in the USA and abroad.
Website updates, sales, Company’s bookkeeping and daily operations.
Webmaster for the Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Santa Barbara, volunteer position.
1999 - 2001: Operations Manager of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Office Management, Website Development, Database Management, Theater Technical Development, supervising volunteer team.
1978 – 1991 and 1995-1998: Managing Director, HR Manager, Bookkeeper and Administrative Director, at family owned company, D. Kallonas & Son Ltd in Athens Greece, (Forklift Trucks, drawbridges, and industrial doors). Implementing policies, training staff members, overseeing office procedures. Filing, preparing offers for clients, purchasing office supplies, keeping the PR of the company, preparing meetings, travel arrangements for managers, event planning, database management, etc. Continuous contact with clients, problem solving, business luncheons, and international traveling.
1991 – 1995: Guest Relations Manager for Grecotel SA the biggest privately owned Hotel chain in Greece. Was part of the PR Team for the European Summit, which took place on the island of Corfu in 1994 as head of the VIP reception at The Grecotel Corfu Imperial Hotel.