Casey Root

Casey Root

Sr. Operations Specialist at American Nurses Association

Location
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Industry
Government Administration

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Casey Root's Overview

Current
  • Various Titles at Various Political Campaigns
Past
  • Sr. Marketing and Events and Webinar Administrator at DC Bar
  • Dog Groomer at Ruff is Ready
  • KB Toys Assistant Manager at KB Toys
  • Substitute Teacher/Special Education at Milton High Jr./Sr. High School
  • Internet/Communications Department (Intern) at Democratic National Committee
Education
Connections

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Casey Root's Summary

1) Experienced graduate in grassroots organizations and campaigns dealing directly with public issues.
2) Exceptional organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills that aid in dynamic personal team building skills, while at the same time having the ability to lead.
3) Highly motivated, spirited, dependable, and mature as recognized by fellow peers, co-workers, and community members.
4) Personality and dedication leads to a well rounded team member who is determined for over the top results.
5) Excellent oral, written, and presentational skills while adapting easily to new concepts and responsibilities.

Computers: VAIQ (Dept. of VA Database System), Adobe Acrobat Webinar Administrator, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere and Connect Professional, MS Office, FrontPage, Outlook, Contribute, ClearVantage, Lyris, EMS (Room scheduling software), Lexus Nexus, LeapSeed, SignUp4, SharePoint, Lean Machine, Less Meetings, UltiPro, WebEx, CVent, EShow, SalesForce, WorkZone and Cisco Jabber.

Casey Root's Experience

Various Titles

Various Political Campaigns

September 2004Present (10 years 1 month)

Responsibilities during the campaigns include:
1) Door to door, canvassing, communications within offices throughout Vermont and New Hampshire.
2) Strategic planning and development of major speaking and fundraising events.
3) Provided information to the public regarding the candidate’s position on proposed laws.
4) Provided political analysis, research, and advice to staff and candidates along with basic office duties.

Sr. Operations Specialist

American Nurses Association

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

August 2013April 2014 (9 months) Silver Spring MD

Management of two Director's calendars, management support, and internal.

Mail distribution and all daily operations of the office.

Management of internal travel reimbursements, personal credit card processing for each staff member, and processing of check requests.

Maintenance of supplies and ordering of office products.

Planning and execution of all internal and external events along with catering and travel arrangements for staff and leadership.

Development of procedure manuals for internal processes and IT programs and implementation of such procedures.

Planning/Executing ANCC 2013 Annual Conference in Orlando FL with over 7,000+ registered including vendors/exhibitors/presenters with an overall sales of 4 million plus dollars.

Management of eShow registration event database, tracking, organizing and updating all membership information including collection and processing of payments.

Management of registration inquiries and pre-registration set up.

Development and management of a 700 person conference within Cvent.

Creating marketing materials for mass e-mail blasts and tracking of responses.

Cut spending within the areas of management.

Trained over 3 new employees in addition to an executive assistant to the Executive Director, including developing a training manual.

Support of Webex registration, created an orientation program for webinar speakers, and the creation of Webex events.

Trained in ISO auditing procedures.

Construction and development of implementation of SalesForce and Lean Machine.

Management, collection, and processing of all department contracts and processing of those requiring payments.

URS - Contractor - Project Management Support Specialist

Department of Veterans Affairs

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

November 2012June 2013 (8 months) Washington D.C.

Reviewing and analyzing all incoming correspondence, determining what action needed, who should respond, and prioritizing actions. Analyzing incoming bulk correspondence and determining the appropriate assignee. Entering information into VAIQ, updating/tracking the status of correspondence needing signature, and managing the entire process from in-take to final closing of the action. Planning the work, establishing priorities, and record management. Monitoring and coordinating an extremely large volume of documents, resolving management and administrative issues related to Executive correspondence, conferences, Federal Register Notices, and ensuring suspense dates are met. Creating and analyzing conference reports, developing policy and procedure manuals, and composing letters and correspondence. Providing technical and administrative support (ordering supplies, scanning documents, monitoring correspondence folders, and keeping the Supervisor informed on due dates and time delays.

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

April 2012June 2012 (3 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area

Manage logistics for MathFest and other meetings as assigned.
•Manage or assist in contract negotiations for all vendors as appropriate.
•Develop meeting specs, create and manage logistics with hotels, convention centers and outside vendors, plan identified social events, and arrange necessary transportation.
•Prepare RFP’s, work statements for meeting service suppliers (AV, caterers, promotional products, etc.)
•Track/process registrations/room pickups to determine proper strategies for room blocks.
•Create and manage on-site registration/housing assignments for VIP’s, staff and vendors utilizing staff rated and comp rooms to maximize benefit to MAA.
•All attendee and speaker travel, registration/housing and logistical information for inclusion in appropriate marketing materials and websites.
•Directly work with exhibitors, selling, collecting and processing information for conferences.
•Manage onsite conference center, catering, room setup, and AV equipment (including weekends).

Sr. Marketing and Events and Webinar Administrator

DC Bar

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Legal Services industry

September 2008April 2012 (3 years 8 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area

Processing over 250+ yearly events; Interacting with over 200+ organizers/leaders; Reviewing and entering of event/member information into CV database; Management of the D.C. Bar event website; Development and execution of mass marketing e-mails, post event surveys, press releases, and direct mailings to members; Hosting of events, monitoring and taking of registrations, planning and implementing event logistics, processing catering orders, and scheduling of future events; Replying to member service requests; Developing standards and processes for better marketing techniques; Creating and hosting webinar/teleconference events.

Dog Groomer

Ruff is Ready

June 2008July 2009 (1 year 2 months)

Part time dog grooming.

KB Toys Assistant Manager

KB Toys

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Retail industry

September 2008December 2008 (4 months)

Management of floor, cash register, and training of newly hired employees.

Substitute Teacher/Special Education

Milton High Jr./Sr. High School

September 2007June 2008 (10 months)

Taught grades 7-12 in various subjects from History to Computer Science. Also worked one on one with special needs and behavioral students.

Internet/Communications Department (Intern)

Democratic National Committee

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Political Organization industry

January 2006May 2006 (5 months)

1)Set up a nationwide e-mail and internet fundraising campaign with the DNC along with door to door hangers.
2)Continually updated website with conducting research and developing new articles on current events.
3)Covered phones, e-mails and regular mail with constituent services.

Casey Root's Projects

  • Social Media

    • September 2011 to April 2012
    Team Members: Casey Root

Casey Root's Skills & Expertise

  1. Outlook
  2. FrontPage
  3. Microsoft Office
  4. ClearVantage
  5. EMS
  6. Adobe Software
  7. Lyris
  8. Event Management
  9. Microsoft Excel
  10. eShow
  11. VAIQ Dept of VA database system
  12. LeapSeed
  13. Webinar Development
  14. Marketing
  15. Management
  16. Policy
  17. Press Releases
  18. Program Management
  19. Training

Casey Root's Education

University of Vermont

BA, History

20062008

University of Vermont

BA, Political Science

20042008

University of Vermont

Minor, Holocaust Studies

20042008

American University

N/A, Washington Semester/Foreign Policy

20062006

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