Diana Dobbie

Diana Dobbie

Express Employment Professionals Staffing Business Developer, & Visionary Entrepreneur

Location
United States
Industry
Marketing and Advertising

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Diana Dobbie's Overview

Current
  • 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
Past
  • 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
Education
  • PG & E Stockton Energy Training
  • Los Medanos Community College
  • Ohlone College
  • Hazen High School
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

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

Independent Consultant

Life Leadership

2013Present (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

Express Employment Professionals - Concord CA

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

May 2012Present (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

Uplifting Green

Marketing and Advertising industry

April 2009Present (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

Discovery Bay Yacht Club

Recreational Facilities and Services industry

2006Present (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

Uplifting Memories

Marketing and Advertising industry

July 1999Present (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.

Accounts Receivable Manager

Wesco Graphics

August 2003June 2012 (8 years 11 months) Tracy, CA

A/R, Collections, Estimating, Customer Service, Administrative

Freelance Journalist

America's Good News

20082009 (1 year)

I interviewed various local pastors or talked about good news such as the opening of a Christian book store, Christian movies and book reviews.

Warehouse Supervisor

Telogy Inc.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

19971999 (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.

Facilities/Purchasing Manager

Harte Hanks Inc dba Pennysaver

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; HHS; Marketing and Advertising industry

November 1986November 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

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Membership Elder

      Delta Community Presbyterian Church
      2011 present (3 years)

      I engage active non members and visitors to explore all the activities and functions at our church and I encourage them to learn more about the Presbyterian faith and what it means to join our congregation.

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Economic Empowerment
      • Environment
    • Organizations I support:

      • Successful Thinkers Network
      • GoRampUp!, Inc.
      • bni

Diana Dobbie's Skills & Expertise

  1. Graphic Design
  2. Customer Service
  3. Leadership
  4. Advertising
  5. Project Management
  6. Purchasing
  7. Sales
  8. Marketing
  9. Management
  10. Inventory Management
  11. Accounting
  12. Strategy
  13. Blogging
  14. Blogger
  15. Newsletters
  16. Business Development
  17. Recruiting
  18. Offset Printing
  19. Print Management
  20. QuarkXPress
  21. Online Marketing
  22. Budgets
  23. Team Building
  24. Account Management
  25. Marketing Communications
  26. Social Media Marketing
  27. Accounts Payable
  28. Social Media
  29. Photoshop
  30. Accounts Receivable
  31. Selling
  32. Pre-press
  33. Microsoft Office
  34. writer

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Diana Dobbie's Education

PG & E Stockton Energy Training

Continuing Educaton Credits, Building Net Zero Energy Homes

20102011

Enhanced my green building background by getting certified in "Net Zero Energy Construction"

Los Medanos Community College

Green Building Technology

20102010

Ohlone College

Certified in Business Management, Business Managment

19911994

Hazen High School

19791983

Diana Dobbie's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

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

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