Andrea Zweifel

Andrea Zweifel

Administrative Program Specialist at UWM Lubar School of Business and Trainer

Greater Milwaukee Area
Program Development

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Andrea Zweifel's Overview

  • Administrative Program Specialist at UWM Lubar School of Business
  • Vice President 2014-2015 at IAAP - Downtown Milwaukee Chapter
  • Ad Hoc Instructor at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
  • Instructor at Franklin Public School's Recreation Dept
  • Senior Program Associate at UW-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education

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Andrea Zweifel's Summary

Andrea currently works for UWM Lubar School of Business's Center for Technology & Innovation and SAP UCC as an Administrative Program Specialist.

Andrea attained her Master degree in Information Systems in 2009 and Bachelor degree in Business Management in 2007. She has provided help desk activities, has experience with C# programming, and teaches classes in various software applications. She is certified as a Crucial Conversations trainer and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Excel, Word and PowerPoint plus she has a Professional Certificate in Training.

Previously, at UWM's School of Continuing Education (SCE), Andrea was a Senior Program Associate. She was chair of the Classified Staff Committee and a previous member of the Classified Staff Advisory Council. She implemented and has led the SCE annual picnics (since 2001). She is acknowledged in various manuscripts, books, and articles for her proofreading skills. She enjoyed being a member of SCE's Website Redesign project team and on other project teams at SCE, such as Organizational Mapping, Workshop Hosting, Strategic Planning Working Group, Project Management Software and SCE's Green Team.

Andrea is a strong believer in professional development. She is involved in the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) and is the past President of the Downtown Milwaukee Chapter (DMC) (2013-2014). Currently, she's the 2014-2015 Vice President of DMC. She's held several roles, such as the Newsletter Editor (2011-current), Fundraiser, and co-Webmaster. She previously has held the roles of DMC Vice President (2012-2013); Webmaster (2012-2013) for the WI Division, DMC, and the Milwaukee Chapter; Instructor for the 2012 Administrative Professional Day event hosted by DMC. She has strong leadership skills. She has experience with event coordination and planning as well as coordinating and conducting conference calls, podcasts, webinars, and web-meetings.

Andrea Zweifel's Experience

Administrative Program Specialist

UWM Lubar School of Business

June 2014Present (4 months)

Vice President 2014-2015

IAAP - Downtown Milwaukee Chapter

August 2011Present (3 years 2 months)

Andrea is currently the Vice President of the International Association of Administrative Professionals Downtown Milwaukee Chapter (DMC). Her main focus is on organizing programs for the chapter's monthly meetings. Additionally, she's also the Newsletter Editor (2011-current). Previously, she was the President (2013-2014) and was responsible for budget management, strategic planning, fundraising, and marketing. Recently, she was the Webmaster for the WI Division and Milwaukee Chapter (2012-2013). Andrea is currently helping to strengthen the DMC's branding as the Technology Chapter. She manages event coordination and planning as well as coordinate and conducts conference calls, podcasts, webinars, and web-meetings.

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

June 2011Present (3 years 4 months)

Andrea teaches for the College for Kids/Teens program at the UWM's School of Continuing Education. She has taught "Cyberbullying", "Understanding the Guts of Your Computer", "Building Your Own Computer", and "Making Your Presentations !Zoomtastic! with Prezi". Andrea teaches adults, but she also enjoys teaching future leaders of America.


Franklin Public School's Recreation Dept

September 2010Present (4 years 1 month)

Andrea teaches Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) version 2010, Windows 7, Computer Boot Camp for Newbies, as well as business soft-skills classes. Primary audience are adults returning to work, looking to acquire additional skills in order to return to the workforce, brushing up on their skills to keep current within their workplace, etc.

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

October 1996June 2014 (17 years 9 months)

Within the Department of Nonprofit & Public Sector Education at UWM's School of Continuing Education (SCE), Andrea performed various administrative tasks. She is adept at multi-tasking. She performed various daily tasks using software applications, such as the Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint. Her responsibilities included entering program information onto SCE's website and various account receivables (i.e. managing departmental contracts, Ad Hoc payments, and misc. invoices). She is experienced in researching information, customer service relations, writing technical documents, and proofing various documents (over 1 million words). She is knowledgeable of project management techniques. Technically, Andrea has mapped drives, performed help desk activities, has experience in C# programming, and knowledgeable of eBusiness solutions.

Andrea has several years of experience teaching in one-on-one and group settings in computer training and business soft skills. She has initiated trainings to deal with co-workers' issues. She is experienced in scheduling, conducting, and attending meetings in various settings (face-to-face, virtual, & teleconferences).

Andrea Zweifel's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Vice President

      IAAP Downtown Milwaukee Chapter
      • Education
      July 2014 present (3 months)

      Currently, chapter Vice President; manages all chapter programs during chapter meetings and for Administrative Professionals Week. Procure industry professionals to present either face-2-face or online to chapter members. Manages all online presentations and meetings plus provide training to online presenters for webinars. Assist chapter President when needed.

      Previously, chapter President; Executive Director for the chapter. I find resources for my chapter to enhance growth and provide transparent team work. I manage event planning and marketing for my chapter's events. I partner with community organizations to help raise funds for my chapter. I interview industry experts for my chapter's podcast series. I oversee management of my chapter's website.

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Education
      • Science and Technology
    • Organizations I support:

      • Amazon
      • Dell
      • Electronic Arts (EA)
      • Google
      • IBM
      • LinkedIn
      • Microsoft
      • SAP

Andrea Zweifel's Publications

  • When Being An Admin Has You In A Spin, Just Twirl! A Collection of Inspiring Stories from IAAP Members

    • Smashwords
    • November 19, 2013
    Authors: Andrea Zweifel

    The International Association of Administrative Professionals (iaap) Core Purpose: ensure individuals working in office and administrative professions have the opportunity to connect, learn, lead & excel. This ebook is a collection of stories shared by iaap members to inspire & encourage people to reach their highest potential. The Downtown Milwaukee Chapter coordinated and produced this ebook.

Andrea Zweifel's Organizations

  • International Association of Administrative Professionals

    Associate Member
    • August 2001 to Present
  • IAAP Downtown Milwaukee Chapter

    Associate Member
    • July 2013 to Present

    Downtown Milwaukee Chapter:
    2014-2015 - Vice President
    2013-2014 - President
    2012-2013 - Vice President
    2012-2013 - Webmaster
    2011-2015 - Newsletter Editor

    WI Division:
    2012-2013 - Webmaster

    Milwaukee Chapter:
    2012-2013 - Webmaster

Andrea Zweifel's Courses

  • Independent Coursework

    • Train the Trainer
    • Project Management Foundations
    • Six Sigma Green Belt

Andrea Zweifel's Skills & Expertise

  1. Excel
  2. Word
  3. PowerPoint
  4. Access
  5. Microsoft Office
  6. Visio
  7. Windows
  8. Customer Service
  9. Data Entry
  10. XP
  11. Curriculum Development
  12. Administration
  13. Higher Education
  14. Program Management
  15. Microsoft Excel
  16. Teaching
  17. Social Media
  18. Editing
  19. Workshop Facilitation
  20. Microsoft Word
  21. Fundraising
  22. Leadership
  23. Management
  24. Training
  25. Strategic Planning
  26. Outlook
  27. Staff Development

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Andrea Zweifel's Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Master, Curriculum, Technology, and Educational Reform


University of Phoenix

Master, Information Systems


University of Phoenix

Bachelor, Business Management


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