Kellyn Bechtold

Kellyn Bechtold

MPH Candidate - Community Health Sciences Division - University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois (Greater Chicago Area)
Hospital & Health Care

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Kellyn Bechtold's Overview

  • Native Plant Nursery Intern at Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation
  • Student-Athlete Tutor at Indiana University Athletic Department
  • Intern - Reporting to Executive Director at Improving Kids' Environment

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Kellyn Bechtold's Summary

Rapidly morphing and maturing career centralized around accomplished senior level executives across many industries. Depended on as a senior staff member by partners and clients to provide accurate, tailored and fast service across all aspects of executive career transition program. Assist 60+ C-Suite executives as they have transitioned to new jobs. Manage day to day operations of the office. Schedule and organize meetings, travel, events and board meetings.

Dedicated, energetic, loyal and compassionate Client Services Manager. C-Suite Executive Transition Program Manager. Office Manager. Project Manager. CRM. Marketing & Sales Assistant. Database & Contact Management.

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Kellyn Bechtold's Experience

Marketing & Client Services Associate

Shields Meneley Partners

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Management Consulting industry

June 2011July 2014 (3 years 2 months) Chicago, IL

Shields Meneley Partners provides comprehensive, customized business advisory services to senior executives and boards of directors in public and private companies.

As an integral part of the Shields Meneley Partners team, I play a critical role in the quality of service delivered to our clients, the support of our staff and the administrative foundation of our business development efforts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Client Services Associate
- Deliver quality and proactive service to over 50 C-Suite Executives throughout job transitions
- Calendar Management
- Office Management
- Networking Event Planning

Marketing Associate
- Project Manager for the website redesign and marketing video campaign on Shields Meneley Website (Link below)
- Marketing Campaign Management
- Business Development Research

Additional Skills
- Excellent professional communication skills including listening, writing and speaking
- Proactive self-starter with a strong sense of urgency towards responsibilities
- Ability to multitask and effectively manage high expectations of multiple clients & staff
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Computer savvy

Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Rotella Capital Management

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Investment Management industry

May 2010June 2011 (1 year 2 months) Chicago, IL

- Conducted new hire orientation
- Evaluated resumes for preliminary interview process
- Arranged travel for colleagues, clients and interview candidates
- Planned holiday party and office events
- Answered phones, greeted guests, scheduled conference rooms, ordered supplies for two office locations
- Maintained office through daily cleaning, coordinating with building management engineers and outside vendors
- Acted as an occasional assistant to the President, Chief Administrative Officer and the Business Development Manager

Temporary Office Manager

Akron Concrete Products

February 2010February 2010 (1 month) Akron, IN

- Managed daily operations of office alone while the entire front office staff and owners traveled out of the country for three weeks
- Fielded calls from clients regarding product orders and general questions
- Collaborated with staff to keep operations running smoothly in the absence of managing partners and office staff

Native Plant Nursery Intern

Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation

January 2009June 2009 (6 months) Sanibel Island, Florida

- Trusted to manage the entire nursery operation for 3 weeks in director's absence
- Trained and assisted all volunteers at the nursery
- Created and implemented 3 new databases for nursery record keeping
- Contributed to organization fundraising and donor appreciation events

Student-Athlete Tutor

Indiana University Athletic Department

December 2007December 2008 (1 year 1 month) Bloomington, Indiana

- Tutored over 20 students in English, Psychology, Sociology and Environmental Studies
- Collaborated with students and their advisors to plan weekly academic schedules and long-term goals

Intern - Reporting to Executive Director

Improving Kids' Environment

June 2008August 2008 (3 months) Indianapolis, Indiana

- Assisted the Executive Director with administrative tasks and program execution
- Created multiple handouts and informational brochures on air quality, lead exposure, etc.
- Collected, summarized and reported data to the director
- Worked independently on various environmental health research projects

Kellyn Bechtold's Education

University of Illinois at Chicago

Master of Public Health (MPH), Community Health Sciences

20142016 (expected)

Indiana University Bloomington

Public Affairs, Environmental Management


Activities and Societies: Indiana University Dance Marathon, Kappa Delta

DePaul University

Continuing and Professional Education Department


Professional Business Writing
Effective Presentation and Communication Skills

Kellyn Bechtold's Languages

  • Spanish

Kellyn Bechtold's Skills & Expertise

  2. Office 2010
  3. Executive Administrative Assistance
  4. Customer Service
  5. Strengthening Client Relationships
  6. Client Delivery
  7. Microsoft Office 2010
  8. LinkedIn
  9. Project Management
  10. Development & implementation of marketing plans
  11. Business Development
  12. Database Administration
  13. Email Marketing
  14. Travel Planning
  15. Planning & Execution of Events
  16. Office Management
  17. Priority Management
  18. Highly Dedicated
  19. Dependable
  20. Interviews
  21. Training
  22. CRM
  23. Event Planning

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