Andrew Powers

Andrew Powers

Officer Candidate in the National Guard

Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Greater Milwaukee Area)
Industry
Military

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Andrew Powers's Overview

Current
Past
  • Route Manager at McCloud Services
  • Citizen Outreach Director at The Fund for the Public Interest
  • Data Collection and Analysis at Wildlife Data Integration Network
  • Student Supervisor at Lake Front on Langdon
  • Volunteer at Wisconsin Insect Research Collection
Education
Connections

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Andrew Powers' Experience

Officer Candidate

US Army

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry

August 2013Present (1 year 2 months)

Route Manager

McCloud Services

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Environmental Services industry

September 2012August 2013 (1 year) Chicago

My job was to manage and complete service for a list accounts that I am given on a monthly basis. I inspected, treated, and made recommendations in every account that I serviced each month. As a pest control expert my main goal was to eliminate and prevent pest issues in my accounts. The other goal is build a relationship with my clients, as well as educate them on ways to prevent conducive conditions in which pests might occur. Building a relationship was key in that line of work, because it aided in retention of clients. I went through extensive trainings and certifications to be organic and conscious of my surroundings while treating clients effectively.

Citizen Outreach Director

The Fund for the Public Interest

Fund-Raising industry

January 2012August 2012 (8 months) Chicago/Austin/Madison/Evanston/Cincinnatti

-Recruit, Train, Motivate Staff to become successful canvassers and activists in their own right.
-Oversaw and led group overviews, interviews, training sessions, debriefs, and media training.
-Was in charge of daily data entry, weekly numbers sent to national database, membership information, payroll, and general problem solving.
-Canvassed on behalf of groups like the Human Rights Campaign, Environment America, U.S PIRG's, and Environmental Action.

Data Collection and Analysis

Wildlife Data Integration Network

October 2011December 2011 (3 months)

My primary job is to organize and analyze the data that the WDIN has collected. In the analysis, I determine which statistics show interesting patterns, and present this data back to the user. The data being collected includes; organization the user is affiliated with, region in which the data was collected, which species of wildlife the observed, whether the animal was sick/dead/healthy, and what they user did with the animal.
My second job was to create my own transect, in which I observe the wildlife, describing the health of the species that I encounter.
I am also looking into setting up an automated response for the WDIN twitter account, which would allow for those who follow the WDIN to receive updates and news about the organization.

Student Supervisor

Lake Front on Langdon

August 2011December 2011 (5 months)

To train and then monitor the performance of employees to ensure excellent customer service, quality of product, sanitation and portion control
Address customer concerns, questions and complaints. Make sure the restaurant is fully stocked and clean.
Office tasks: Balance Safe/ Drop cash log, Daily cash count sheets, Post invoices daily and monthly inventory.

Volunteer

Wisconsin Insect Research Collection

June 2011December 2011 (7 months)

I volunteer in the museum for the Wisconsin Insect Research Collection (WIRC). My primary job is to sort through Malaise and Lindgren traps, and separate the insects into their correct orders. The insects either go into the museum collection, or are used in research by the UW- Madison Entomology department. Contact Steve Krauth or Daniel K. Young at UW-Madison with questions.

Andrew Powers' Skills & Expertise

  1. Microsoft Excel
  2. Microsoft Word
  3. PowerPoint
  4. Piano
  5. Field Work
  6. Biology
  7. Evolutionary Biology
  8. Conservation Biology
  9. Conservation Issues
  10. Mathematics
  11. Sales
  12. Non-profits
  13. Management
  14. Insect

Andrew Powers' Education

University of Wisconsin

B.S, Biological Aspects of Conservation/Zoology

20072011

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biological Aspects of Conservation/ Zoology

20072011

-Double Major in Conservation Biology/ Zoology
-Focused in Entomology especially interested in population genetics and evolution of phenotypes.

Activities and Societies: Wisconsin Disease Information Node (Volunteer) Wisconsin Insect Research Collection (Volunteer)

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