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Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 11
Revisions/Order 0.36
Repeat Clients 10%
Last Login 10/12/2015
Location Tampa, FL
Education Masters Degree
Status Inactive
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Summary of Experience
Katrina J. is a former CSM agile project manager who has worked primarily for the military and defense contractors for nearly 14 years. In that time, she held roles such as project analyst, business analyst, and project manager.

Katrina currently utilizes her industry experience to create unique content pertaining to business management, marketing and software project management. However, she is a versatile writer who also enjoys creating informational pieces on green living, budget travel and holistic wellness.

As an avid researcher, Katrina regularly accepts topics from a variety of categories. She has successfully written articles on education, current news events and personal development.
Specialties
Katrina's specialties include producing research based white papers on business, project, and supply chain management topics. She also gained valuable experience generating scope documents, request for proposals and business case analysis material in her roles of business analyst and project manager.
Interests
Katrina J. has varying interests in areas that include ancient history pertaining to the scriptures as well as organic gardening. She is also a certified open water scuba diver.
Education
California State University Long Beach Business Management, Master of Business Administration

During her graduate business degree program, Katrina J. learned more advanced concepts in finance, accounting, marketing, management, information systems, and supply chain management. She completed the "fully employed" degree program in two years.


Illinois Institute of Technology Business Administration and Aerospace Studies (Air Force R.O.T.C), Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Katrina J. completed four years of undergraduate business training. During that time, she learned fundamental business concepts for management, accounting, finance, information systems and operational logistics. The Aerospace Studies courses presented her with an overview of Air Force history and leadership training.


Honors and Awards
Air Force Recognition Ribbon Katrina J. earned the standard Air Force Recognition Ribbon that acknowledged her four years of honorable service.

Military Training Ribbon Katrina J. served in the Air Force from 1997-2001. During this time, she earned the Military Training Ribbon for completing the training needed for her position within the Acquisition Program Management career field.

IIT Honors Graduate Students who graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology's former undergraduate business program with a 3.0 G.P.A. or better were awarded the distinction of an "honors" graduate.

Certificates
Core Concept For Requirements Management Air Force - Defense Acquisition University
Sep 2009
The Core Concept For Requirements Management course presents the roles that requirements management and managers play during the entire life cycle of major defense acquisition programs. This course that led to certification guided students to understand the relationships among the acquisition process, limited resources and program requirements.

Mission Support Planning - Contracting Air Force - Defense Acquisition University
Sep 2007
The Contracting Mission Support Planning course presents students with a framework for selecting appropriate contracting strategies that support the organization's overall mission of defense. This course, along with others taken, led to a foundational DAU certification in contracting.

Acquisition Program Manager Level II Air Force - Defense Acquisition University
Oct 1999
The Acquisition Program Manager Level II certification verifies that students have the knowledge to guide systems engineering practices, direct technical reviews and lead integrated product teams that develop and deliver different types of defense related systems.

Projects by Industry
Business

Katrina J. has written over 100 blog posts, articles and white papers on many business subjects. She received excellent ratings for her articles about eco-friendly business practices, supply chain management processes and blending traditional and digital communication channels into business marketing strategies. Some of her recent work includes topics about the role of big data analytics in small business information systems and frameworks for supply chain management.

Nutrition

One of Katrina J.'s favorite subjects is health and wellness, and she has written hundreds of blog posts and articles about nutritional topics. Besides physical fitness, good nutrition is the primary factor needed for vibrant health. This philosophy is reflected in her articles and posts about plant based diets and whole food supplements. Katrina J. has lived the vegetarian lifestyle for nearly four years and spent a summer working as an intern on a small organic farm that is owned and operated by formally trained naturopaths.

Software

Katrina J. previously worked on systems engineering and software development projects in various roles. Now she uses those experiences to write articles and blog posts about the applications that managers use to help run all aspects of business operations. Katrina J. writes about enterprise resource planning software, project management tools and the increasing trend of using data analytics software to conduct trend analysis.

Travel

Katrina J. loves to write about places she has been as well as those she dreams of visiting. As a result, she has written over a hundred travel articles and blog posts on topics like luxury travel, travelling on a budget and exotic travel destinations for different seasons. To her, there is nothing quite like going on a virtual vacation while writing quality content.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Katrina J. understands that most of her clients rely on skilled search engine optimized content to increase their standings on the major search engines. She has nearly four years of experience helping clients attract website visitors by producing articles that naturally incorporate keywords for search engine optimization.

Over half of Katrina's articles require the application of some form of search engine optimization technique including inconspicuously inserted keywords and well written meta titles and descriptions. She has successfully completed hundreds of such orders.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Katrina J. has written informative, engaging content in the areas of business management, information technology and education. Although she has extensive experience in these areas, the nature of the projects required intensive research for successful completion. The results were well written, correctly cited articles that provided value to her client's website visitors.

Blog Post

Travel, wellness and green living are favorite types of blog posts that Katrina J. excels at writing. Her travel blog posts provide a vivid description of vacation destinations that inspire road trips and airline ticket sales. Katrina's posts relating to wellness and green living encourage readers to adopt healthier lifestyles that pamper the body and respect the environment.

Press Release

Katrina J. has over 3 years experience writing professionally formatted, creatively written press releases for clients who want to promote their new products, services, or advantageous business locations. Katrina knows how to identify new activities undertaken by clients and present them to readers in a promotional fashion as noteworthy, value added initiatives.

Projects By Expertise
Research Writer

Nearly 75% of the content Katrina J. produces requires the application of her research skills for successful completion. Katrina has honed her skills over the years with challenging client orders that require superbly written content that is backed by reputable sources. The topics requiring research that she consistently excels at delivering include information technology, supply chain management and alternative energy.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

The white papers and technical research material written by Katrina J. are typically crafted in the authoritative writing style. Katrina normally chooses authoritative writing style assignments for which she has prior industry experience or educational background.

She also applies thorough research skills and cites reputable sources to enhance the credibility of articles written in this style. When utilizing her educational background, industry experience and researched sources, Katrina confidently writes in an active versus passive voice which is the foundation of the authoritative writing style.

Conversational

Katrina J. draws from personal experience to write much of her unique content about travel, wellness and green living. For instance, she has lived as a vegetarian since late 2010 and often shares the benefits gained from consuming a plant based diet. She has written hundreds of blog posts and articles on the topic of wellness and related subjects using a friendly yet informative conversational tone.

Promotional

Katrina J. has a strong academic background in marketing through her undergraduate and graduate business school studies. She has used that knowledge to write hundreds of articles and press releases designed to promote company products, services and overall brands. Katrina takes the time to thoroughly research her clients' offerings as well as the external market environment in which the business operates to produce relevant content.

Projects by Company Size
Small Business

Katrina J. has written a few articles and blog posts related to the promotion, operation and even start-up activities of small businesses. Besides articles and blog posts, she has also written business plans and marketing strategies for small business entities during academic case study assignments as well as real world assignments.

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