Express Employment Professionals Staffing Business Developer, & Visionary Entrepreneur
- United States
- Marketing and Advertising
Diana Dobbie's Overview
- Independent Consultant at Life Leadership
- Business Development - Staffing Industry at Express Employment Professionals - Concord CA
- Owner/Operator/blogger and Green Business Networker at Uplifting Green
- Anchor Line Newsletter Editor at Discovery Bay Yacht Club
- Owner - Operator Business Consulting at Uplifting Memories
- Accounts Receivable Manager at Wesco Graphics
- Freelance Journalist at America's Good News
- Warehouse Supervisor at Telogy Inc.
- Facilities/Purchasing Manager at Harte Hanks Inc dba Pennysaver
- PG & E Stockton Energy Training
- Los Medanos Community College
- Ohlone College
Hazen High School
Diana Dobbie's Summary
I excel at project management and thoroughly enjoy working independently as well as with diverse groups of people. My work experience has afforded me opportunities to work seamlessly and effortlessly with at large, medium and small companies.
I'm at a point in my life where I want to apply my skills and talents to a higher purpose and I have a desire to work with individuals and organizations that are striving to make our world a better place.
Specialties: Business Development and Consulting, Project Management, Leadership Development, Referral Marketing, Graphic Design, and Writing
Diana Dobbie's Experience
2013 – Present (1 year)
As a life long student of excellence and character, I share my knowledge and wisdom with others to help and encourage them to realize their leadership potential.
LIFE Leadership is a business focused on improving people's lives in the 8F's - Faith, Family, Finances, Fitness, Friends, Freedom, Fun, and Following through Having Fun, Making Money, and Making a Difference.
Business Development - Staffing Industry
Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry
May 2012 – Present (2 years 6 months) Concord, Ca
Strategic Staffing Business Developer with an emphasis on building long term business partnerships. I excel at referral marketing and I readily accept challenges in creative problem solving by encouraging my clients to think outside the box.
Education based marketing is what sets our company apart from other Staffing Agencies
We specialize in addressing specific business staffing threats such as:
- Inability to Innovate
- Losing Your Competitive Advantage
- The High Cost of Reckless Hiring
- Poor Leadership & Communication
- Regulatory Nightmares
- Understanding Generations
Express is a full staffing agency specializing in flexible staffing, evaluation hire, temporary, and direct recruiting.
Owner/Operator/blogger and Green Business Networker
Marketing and Advertising industry
April 2009 – Present (5 years 7 months)
I actively blog about going green in Northern California. The purpose of this blog is to heighten the awareness in my community of what the cities and local businesses are doing to produce a product or service that is organic, eco-friendly or sustainable. It is my goal to get the word out about what businesses are reducing their carbon footprint and are leaders in protecting our environment and resources. By doing so, my loyal followers can make informed decisions about how they spend their money.
Anchor Line Newsletter Editor
Recreational Facilities and Services industry
2006 – Present (8 years) Discovery Bay, CA
Editor and Publisher - I produce a monthly 24 page newsletter for web and print. This is a living document that chronicles the monthly activities and achievements of the club. Content is gathered through member contributions.
Owner - Operator Business Consulting
Marketing and Advertising industry
July 1999 – Present (15 years 4 months) Discovery Bay, CA
I target the small to medium business market. My specialties include: graphics design, print brokering, creating business cards, newsletters, stationery, NCR forms and other marketing materials. I work with and am connected to many businesses that specialize in web development as well as online and offline marketing solutions.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry
1997 – 1999 (2 years)
Supervised two departments about 11-15 employees. Managed inventory of test and measurement equipment and parts inventory. Obtained Employee of the Year in my second year after increasing storage space for equipment by adding an additional shelf to existing footprint and reducing the floor space of the parts inventory by installing three mechanical parts carousels.
Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; HHS; Marketing and Advertising industry
November 1986 – November 1996 (10 years 1 month)
Staff Accountant, Purchasing Agent, Facilities Manager, in charge of Shipping/Receiving, Trucking/Dispatch, Circulation. Specialized in Project Management responsible for Capital Project funding, spending & managment. Budget review. Environmental & safety compliance. This covered a ten year span.
Diana Dobbie's Languages
English(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Diana Dobbie's Volunteer Experience & Causes
Causes I care about:
- Economic Empowerment
Organizations I support:
- Successful Thinkers Network
- GoRampUp!, Inc.
Diana Dobbie's Skills & Expertise
- Graphic Design
- Customer Service
- Project Management
- Inventory Management
- Business Development
- Offset Printing
- Print Management
- Online Marketing
- Team Building
- Account Management
- Marketing Communications
- Social Media Marketing
- Accounts Payable
- Social Media
- Accounts Receivable
- Microsoft Office
Diana Dobbie's Education
PG & E Stockton Energy Training
Continuing Educaton Credits, Building Net Zero Energy Homes
2010 – 2011
Enhanced my green building background by getting certified in "Net Zero Energy Construction"
Los Medanos Community College
Green Building Technology
2010 – 2010
Certified in Business Management, Business Managment
1991 – 1994
Hazen High School
1979 – 1983
Diana Dobbie's Additional Information
Graphic Design, Hiking, Reading, Photo Restoration, Going Green in my community, Word of Mouth Marketing
- Groups and Associations:
Project Linus, Contra Costa County Bay Area Green Program, Delta Community Presbyterian Church, Successful Thinkers Network, Go Ramp-Up