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Heather Albin

Heather Albin

Planning Analyst

Ashford University

San Diego, CA

Planning Analyst at Ashford University

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Ashford University

Strategic Planning Analyst

Supporting the development and implementation of processes to support strategic and annual planning at Ashford University, development of branded presentation materials and support communication efforts and reporting of planning documentation and data.

- Utilize project management skills to develop, track and manage project workflows and schedules.
- Develop cohesive, branded document templates, reports and documents.
- Explore external trends that may impact goals of the University.
- Collect and synthesize data and information from mulitple sources into coherent, user-friendly formats.

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General Dynamics Information Technology

Business Administration - Contracted to SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Promoted to current role is Balanced Scorecard (BSC) Coordinator. Balanced Scorecard (BSC) was a tool developed in the 1990s by two professors from Harvard Business School to track organizations strategy planning.

As Balanced Scorecard (BSC) Coordinator I coordinate monthly Strategic Planning Meetings among the senior executives at SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific to review the current command strategy through Balanced Scorecard methodology.

Co-author yearly strategic plan for SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific.

Preserve an internal blog site that is focused on educating employees on SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific strategy, the Balanced Scorecard tool, and other strategy focused articles.

Work with colleagues across the command to develop new strategic measures and initiatives.

Facilitate strategic planning throughout other departments or competencies across SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific.

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General Dynamics Information Technology

Business Admistration - Contracted to SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Served as the Operations Director for the Corporate Strategy Group. The Corporate Strategy Group is an entity within the Corporate Strategy Division at SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific that scan external information to communicate internally in order to facilitate key decision making by the senior executives.

Attend weekly senior executive level business meetings to maintain situational awareness on internal business plans.

Scan environment for information that is pertinent to scientists and engineers within SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific community.

Communicate information through internal Corporate Strategy Group blog.

Coordinate meetings between Corporate Strategy Group team members.

Co-author monthly brief for senior executive Strategic Planning Meeting that discusses big changes in external environment.

Career medium 03
Career
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Princess Cruises

Intern

Served as intern supporting corporate customer service department.

In coordination with the Vice President of Customer Relations developed Executive Dashboards to measure the performance of Princess’ customer relations department.

Met with senior leaders within the customer relations department to draw up requirements and template for Executive Dashboards.

Coordinated with corporate IT to develop actual dashboards through the use of Business Intelligence tools.

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Intern

Served as intern supporting funding desk in Countrywide’s commercial real estate finance department

Coordinated with developer, legal and leadership to ensure the funding for loans was executed on time.

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2005 - 2008 SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

B.A, Political Science

Valencia High School