Amy L. Allison                               
                          Email:   Webpage:
                            Cell:  317.408.7118       Indianapolis, Indiana    


Business professional with proven experience in various office environments seeks to obtain an administrative assistant or related position within a company.  Has ability to apply marketing skills, maintains systems and databases, and uses extensive computer knowledge; capitalizes on written, verbal and presentation skills, acquires and applies knowledge, maintains an excellent work ethic and desires challenges.


°       Proficient in computer operations     
°       Efficient, organized, task-oriented    
       Microsoft Office Suite programs
°       Dependable
°         Interpersonal & communication skills
°       Reliable work ethics



Web-Design / Media classes, New Horizons Computer Learning Center, Indianapolis, IN                    2005-2006
Computer / Internet / classes (2), Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis, IN                          2004

Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.), University of Evansville-Evansville, IN                                 1980

            Marketing & Economics majors.

B.S./Business Marketing/Accounting, Indiana University-Bloomington/Indianapolis, IN                               1977 

            Accounting major; General business major.


Marketing/Web-design: Business Start-up          Odyssey Design         Indianapolis, IN      02/2001-Present
° Conceptualized in early 2001; sole proprietorship formed later.

            ° Website design and development of marketing tools for small businesses.

            ° Author of 16 small-business websites; monthly maintenance of these sites.

            ° Duties include advertising; marketing with cards, flyers, brochures, website;

               defining the market and entering the market with a practicable presence.

            °  Other business areas developed:   total operation of home-office; invoicing,

               bookkeeping, consultation.


            Below were positions briefly held to augment business income.

            Stivers Staffing Services      Business Assistant                 Indianapolis, IN                  5/2008-7/2008

                Recruiting, assessing, interviewing applicants for temporary employment.

            Second Presbyterian Church     Administrative Assistant     Indianapolis, IN                12/2007-3/2008                                               
                Performed functions of database management, reporting, mailings, computer

                design for projects for congregants' use and recognition.

            There’s No Place Like Home Pet Service    Marketing      Indianapolis, IN                     4/2006-1/2007
                Marketing / Website / Promoting for this business.


Account Executive      Boise Cascade Office Products     Indianapolis, IN                          08/1998-12/2000

            ° Earned a statewide reputation in hospital account for purchasing programs design and
                        implementation in the field of office and computer

            ° Had 1 administrative assistant working for my accounts.

            ° Expanded on activities of former Publix position below.

            ° Heavily involved with statistical analyses of customer purchasing patterns

            ° Successfully converted former PUBLIX clients to Boise customers through
                        addressing changing needs of financial managers, educating end-users,
                        setting up purchasing  procedures, executing a seamless transition. 


Account Executive     Publix Office Supplies      Chicago, IL  [Indianapolis Div.]                    3/1988-8/1998

            ° Hired / trained / managed inside sales personnel who serviced my accounts.

            °  Responsible for acquiring profitable and large-volume accounts- at  the height of
               this career had 23 large-to-small hospital accounts in state of Indiana.

            °  Acquired, maintained these accounts with purchasing analyses of existing

                        purchasing practices.

            °  Reduced hospital purchasing expenditures by 25%.

            °   Operated all aspects of office/computer supply business; computerized database,

       mailings, brochures, newsletters, formatted purchasing reports. 

Sales Representative      Stationers, Inc.        Indianapolis, IN                                           10/1982-2/1988

            ° Prospected and maintained business accounts.                                                          

            ° Gave presentations for selling purchasing programs.            

            ° Gathered a working knowledge of the products within the office products industry.  




Staying current in internet technology, expanding on design knowledge, world news, antiques, art,
organizing anything, designing smaller websites, writing [some published], computer work, music,
reading, communications, environmental and wildlife preservation.



Steve Nahmias, Partner         
7301 Woodland Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46278
(317) 632-1360       

Ronelle Peterson, QA Rep.         

Volt Services (Eli Lilly)           
Lilly Corporate Center                         

Indianapolis, IN  46285           

Sue Doeppers, Business Owner           
“There’s No Place Like Home Pet Services”   
Carmel, IN  46032