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Al Pippins

Al Pippins

Program Adminiatration Specialist

Area Agency on Agency of East Texas

Longview, TX


Area Agency on Agency of East Texas

Program Administration Specialist

Ensure ongoing operations and support of administrative and program operations coordinating and overseeing essential tasks for successful outcome of workflow.

Ensure successful outcomes of educational, outreach, program events, and activities.

Provide support to the Director and Associate Director (Aging Program) and report writing, grant development and management.

Provide assistance to the Director and Associate Director in preparation of state reports for fiscal data management and contracts.

Provide support to the aging program with technical assistance to achieve maximum efficiencies in the use of technology enhancing work capacity and outcomes.

Be responsive to callers and forward calls to the appropriate sources.

Ensure accurate information, referral and assistance to the public, providing information on aging services and community programs, and making referrals to the appropriate sources.

Provide support to the aging team in performing tasks that are needed in the scope of job duties including volunteers working in program areas.

Career medium 03
Career medium 04

ATP Designs

Freelance Graphics Specialist

Produce design solutions to communicate client messages with high visual impact. Use graphic design solutions for a variety of products and activities, such as advertising, magazines, posters, product packaging, displays, logo designs, corporate identity (e.g. giving organizations a visual brand).

Work as a client or account manager. Involve myself in managing more than one design brief at a time and allocating the relevant amount of time according to the value of the job. Typical work activities include: estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes for clients, developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research, and thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts.

Develop creative ideas and concepts choosing the appropriate media style to meet the clients' objectives.

Demand flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines. Become knowledgeable of the latest social medias.

Develop a working relationship with printers (local, national, online), copywriters, photographers, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.


Workforce Solutions of East Texas


Provide technical assistance to computer users at the Workforce Solutions of East Texas. Answer questions or resolve computer problems and provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems. Also, knowledgeable in job search (, Texas Unemployment Insurance benefits and the SNAP (food stamp) program.

Career medium 04
Career medium 04

Coverall dba Quantum Janitorial Services

Administrative Assistant

Provided general administrative support to the independent owner/operator of Coverall, a janitorial services company. I also provided support for residential back-end of the company, Quantum Janitorial Services.

Performed general accounting functions including billing, accounting receivables, and accounts management.

Provided weekly and monthly reports.

Completed work orders received from customers and provided follow-up when completed. Developed creative ideas and concepts to promote business for both Coverall and Quantum. These creatives included business cards, flyer/mailer design, brochures, promotional car magnets, and PowerPoint presentations. I also created a company database that stored personal information so that we could continue to woo clients by sending birthday greetings, thank you notes on contract anniversaries, and sending occasional treats to some of our most honored clients.

Became knowledgeable of the latest industrial cleaning products to enhance the quality and efficiencies of the company. Presented owner/operator with ideas and suggestions that would better enhance productivity.

Presented new and "try me" products to the owner.

Maintained supplies inventory.

Performed other clerical tasks as directed.

Also, in some instances, actually took part in the cleaning efforts of the company as a member of the "Clean Team." These clients included a gym, a car dealership, a dentist's office, and a cancer hospital.


Belo Interactive Media

Office Administrator

Managed duties associated with the Executive Director of Technology, the Director of Audience Development and National Sales Director, and the Site Services Director. This included, but was not limited to screening incoming calls, maintaining calendar with appointments, and making all necessary travel arrangements for each of these departments. This included attaining proper signatures for documents and submitting the necessary forms to the corporate finance department. I also assisted the Vice President of Technology before his role was eliminated.

Became knowledgeable of each department, oversaw assigned functions, and/or resolved non-routine administrative and departmental situations. Established and/or reiterated guidelines and regulations of these departments.

Became knowledgeable of the operations of online media. This included preparing documentation and statistics for media online web sites. Prepared and edited company-wide newsletter that was received by all locations within the corporation. Created and maintained an interactive media contact list that is used company-wide.

Maintained relationships with outside vendors. Coordinated interdepartmental functions and activities.

Became knowledgeable of the operations of print media. Uploaded and sent necessary advertising to the newspaper. Ensured that dot com advertisers were properly placed within the newspaper.

Became knowledgeable of the operations of television (broadcast sites). Ensured that dot com television spots and commercials aired at their specific times/slots. Updated Nielsen Ratings for each dot com television site during sweeps months.

Hosted off-campus employees and other vendors (local and national). Served as a contact person for visitors and guests for both live and web conferences/seminars.

Career medium 01

Wiley College

Mass Communication

ESS College of Business

Associate of Applied Science, Legal Administrative Assistance