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SUSAN PONZOO-LASRI
QUALIFICATIONS
v Active TS Security Clearance
v Accomplished and dedicated executive assi...
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
PARSONS – Washington, DC 2012 - Present
Parsons - an engineering, c...
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DIGITAL SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL CORP. – Arlington, VA 1996 to 1999
Provide full executive adm...
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AAA TRAVEL AGENCY – Falls Church, VA 1986 to 1987
Full-time night position at a 24-hour tel...
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  • 1. Page 1 of 4 SUSAN PONZOO-LASRI QUALIFICATIONS v Active TS Security Clearance v Accomplished and dedicated executive assistant with over 20 years of administrative experience supporting CEOs, business owners and other senior executives; committed in making the work environment easier for busy executives v Extensive experience in the coordination, planning, supervising, and support of daily operational and administrative functions v Proven track record of fostering and sustaining cooperative working relationships with individuals at all levels and diversities; flexible and adaptable to change in any environment v Adept at developing and maintaining detailed administrative and procedural processes to reduce redundancy, improve accuracy and efficiency, and achieve organizational objectives; seamless operation v Proactive, focused and result-oriented in accomplishing and supporting deadline-driven and budget conscious tasks v Effective multitasker, demonstrated ability to manage numerous projects and priorities with little to no supervision v Demonstrated expertise in providing comprehensive support including but not limited to: • manage multiple complex calendars • arrange travel, agenda/itinerary development • maintain budget/program control and accounting/procurement functions • train and supervise personnel; general human resources and talent management assistance • planning and executing corporate events, functions and meetings • Prepare correspondences, reports and presentations • develop policies and procedures • e-file and documentation management • staff relocation, facility build-out, office closures • proposal coordination and production v Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Windows® operating system, Adobe Acrobat, SharePoint, etc.
  • 2. SUSAN PONZOO-LASRI Page 2 of 4 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PARSONS – Washington, DC 2012 - Present Parsons - an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm - purchased SPARTA, Inc. in 2011, and through the acquisition and integration progress, I was reassigned to directly support the group president (GP) of Parsons Government Services (PGS). Executive Secretary/Assistant, Senior • Maintain the PGS president’s active daily calendar and complex travel schedules • Facilitate and coordinate internal meetings with Parsons corporate and across all business units within the organization, as well as external office calls on current and potential customers and teaming partners • Arrange travel, both international and domestic, and process all reimbursement claims for the group president and several members of her executive management team • Administer facility build-out and improvements per the GP’s requirements SPARTA, INC. – VA (Arlington, Herndon, Centreville) 1999 - Present Provide high-level administrative support services to several key senior executive officers – CEO; SVP/Director, Human Resources and Business Development; sector Presidents, VPs, etc. – of a nationally recognized provider of high-technology products and services to the United States government with over $300 million in annual revenues. Business Administrative Manager III • Manage executive calendars, meetings, conference calls, and travel arrangements • Interfaced with all levels of staff, including high ranking government officials and foreign dignitaries • Assist in the development of executive level report and presentations as well as corporate marketing materials such as company descriptions and proposal production • Compiled and managed incoming and outgoing communications, both sensitive and confidential, with complete discretion and respond to internal requests for information • Meet with individuals, special interest groups and others on behalf of management • Performed multi-functional role from processing accounts payable to staff reimbursements, from overseeing staff timecard submissions to monitoring indirect labor expenditures and direct contract expenses all within corporate guideline and policies • Organized social activities, outings and planned volunteer/charitable events to stimulate employee morale and corporate retention • Negotiated favorable terms and pricing agreements with resorts, vendors, caterers, and other providers for service at special events • Actively engaged and involved through multiple stages and phases of the corporate acquisition of SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions by Parsons
  • 3. SUSAN PONZOO-LASRI Page 3 of 4 DIGITAL SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL CORP. – Arlington, VA 1996 to 1999 Provide full executive administrative support to the Deputy Director of the Information Systems Office, within the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under a Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance contract. Program Research Analyst • Performed a wide variety of administrative functions for director-level projects and information-management processes, developed internal correspondence that facilitated effective communication and transfer of information between offices within the agency • Scheduled and coordinated executive-level meetings, calendars and travel • Prepared bi-weekly status reports per contractual guidelines and travel expense reports per Federal Acquisition Regulations • Facilitated in the preparation of briefing materials and executive summaries • Compiled and maintained Congressional and Political Research Center reports to congress • Worked closely with the director’s office as well as other defense agencies and military installations • Assisted program managers with the evaluations and tracking of Small Business Innovative Research projects CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES – Haymarket, VA 1991 to 1996 Planned, organized, executed, and supervised government sponsored conferences, seminars, meetings, tradeshows, and workshops for such agencies as NASA, U.S. State Department (NATO), Depart of Energy, National Science Foundation, etc. Conference Supervisor/Coordinator/Planner • Performed a wide variety of administrative functions for the president/owner, including a wide variety of bookkeeping functions (i.e., payroll, taxes, accounts payable/receivable) as well as supported and contributed to corporate marketing material development and proposal writing and production BUHLER AND ASSOCIATES, INC. – Silver Spring, MD 1986 to 1991 Planned, organized, executed, and supervised government sponsored conferences, seminars, meetings, tradeshows, and workshops for such agencies as the US Geological Survey, NASA, Department of Energy, Navy, etc. Conference Director/Coordinator • Negotiated various service related contracts to stay within project budget and federal guidelines for government sponsored meetings/conferences • Program manager of multiple simultaneous conferences/seminars, all were completed within budget and earned several accolades from various government customers • Designed, improved and maintained a conference registration database that was later used as a model by the Detroit Convention and Visitors’ Bureau
  • 4. SUSAN PONZOO-LASRI Page 4 of 4 AAA TRAVEL AGENCY – Falls Church, VA 1986 to 1987 Full-time night position at a 24-hour telephone travel center servicing the general public for travel related services Travel Counselor and Quality Control Agent • Resolved customer travel issues in real time, such as cancelled and/or delayed flight ticket reissue/re-routing • Assist/development/create/arrange special travel itineraries such as safaris to Africa or hiking expeditions to Mount Everest • Perform quality control inspection on computerized reservations and itineraries for completeness and accuracy RHODES UNIVERSITY TRAVEL – Madison, WI 1985 to 1986 Travel Agent Arranged individual and group travel as well as serviced the university students and professors, corporate clienteles, and general public. Orchestrate air, land and sea travel specializing in international travel itineraries. CERTIFIED TOURS – Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1984 to 1985 Travel Sales Representative and Quality Control Agent Serviced a call-center request from the general public and travel agents for domestic and international leisure tour packages via Delta Airlines, and performed quality control inspections on booked itineraries for completeness and accuracy. DELTA AIRLINES – Miami, FL 1983 to 1984 International Air Travel Reservation Agent Ticketed request from the general public and travel agents for international air travel reservations and confirmations. VALUE RENT-A-CAR – Deerefield Beach, FL 1983 to 1985 Reservation Agent/Customer Service Representative/Instructor Confirmed rental car reservations via a call center serving the general public and travel agents, specialized in domestic and international group bookings while training new employees the proper customer service etiquette following corporate guidelines. EDUCATION WILMA BOYD CAREER COLLEGE (Pittsburgh, PA) Travel Science Diploma, 1983 WAYNESBURG UNIVERSITY (Waynesburg, PA) Business Administration, 1982-1983 REFERENCE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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