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Rhonda Dula

U.S. Military Veteran/Former U.S. Diplomat

Work Experience

Self-employed
CEO
January, 2013 - Present
  • Business closure during onset of extensive damages due to Hurricane Harvey..........


(AG) - Amazing Grace, (ABC) - Amazing Blessings Communications
, Chief Executive Officer - CEO
January, 2015
  • Expert experience in international affairs, best of all having federal government work experience including honorable military service. Strong work ethic, the ability to multi-task, as well as excellent interpersonal skills. Understands the importance of giving outstanding public service focusing on satisfaction to people through services applications. Operations Management Specialist providing human resource/human capital liaison activities along with security measures and organizational development. Extensive background in financial/budget analysis, management, labor relations, administrative operations, field operations, EEO- Equal Employment Opportunity, in-house/site training, domestic/international travel, as well as change management.

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US Department of Commerce - Statistical Data Administration
, Field Supervisor
January, 2011 - December, 2012
  • GS-12 Temporary Full-Time, 01/2011 12/2012
  • (Partnership Coordinator) Harnessed EEO partnerships and developed business organizations through community service activities in developing preparations within their prospective communities for the US Census Bureau. With the usage of contract services/logistics, oral communications and in writing, effectively reached public interest through meetings/group activities (such as festivals, workshops, seminars, concerts, school events senior events, hospitals, churches businesses, organizations, institutions and all level of government offices). Conducted and maintained professional business integrity under, time constraints, limited personnel and various multicultural diverse backgrounds while managing multiple assignments, settings deadlines and overseeing challenging situations while remaining flexible and effective. Transferred from Los Angeles California Regional Census Center to Dallas Texas Regional Center, District Field Supervisor for eighty Field Enumerators collecting economic statistical data temporary intermittent work experience every ten years with Statistical Data Administration since 1970.

US Bureau of the 2010 Census, Department of Commerce
, Partnership Coodinator
January, 2009 - December, 2010
  • US Department of Commerce - US Census Bureau Los Angles Regional Center/Dallas Regional Center Partnership Coordinator/Field Supervisor, Full-Time Temp. Harness and develop business organizations through community service activities in developing preparations within their prospective communities for the 2010 Census. With the usage of oral communications and in writing, to effectively reach public interest through meetings/group activities (such as festivals, workshops, seminars, concerts, school events senior events, hospitals, churches businesses, organizations, institutions and all level of government offices). Conducted and maintained professional business integrity under, time constraints, limited personnel and various multicultural diverse backgrounds while managing multiple assignments, settings deadlines and overseeing challenging situations while remaining flexible and effective. Transferred to Dallas Regional Center.

US Dept of Homeland Security (DHS) - Office of International Affairs (OIA)
, Operations Analyst
November, 2001 - December, 2008
  • Responsible for coordination/formulation/review/execution of regional budgets/finance and organizational development. Evaluated/recommended administrative management program objectives, served as diplomatic advisor, facilitated office environment security/liaison for country travel clearances. Project Manager for reconstruction and consolidation for US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of International Affairs (OIA) - Asia Pacific Region. Successfully open several new field office operations including an International Law Enforcement Training Academy (ILEA) within the Asia Pacific Region; with newly opened operating field offices in Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, as well as responsibilities in Pretoria, South Africa. Asia Pacific Headquarters regional offices at the US American Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand. Provided guidance to Foreign Service National regarding continued security procedures within the foreign government(s) service agreements for each assigned location. Facilitated and coordinated all diplomatic contract services and logistical activities liaison activities.

U. S. Department of Treasury
, US Treasury Officer/Customs Inspector
September, 1995 - November, 2003
  • Beginning - $43,696.00 Annually Ending $52,212.00
  • Reviewed documentation to identity patterns of violations and/or contraband smuggling, prepared enforcement activity reports including search/arrest/seizures reports and memorandum of information received. Responsible for collecting/protecting revenue due to the United States, responsible for facilitating legitimate international trade traffic, served as Immigration Inspector, including inspection activities/immigration status/declarations/legally determines admissibility into the United States. ERT - Enforcement Rotation Team, working as Team Leader @ San Diego County/Imperial County/Riverside County, airports, seaports, land borders, Intel-center operations, commercial operations, north bound/south bound border operations, railways, cruise liners, import/export, Custom warehouse(s), FP&F (Fines Penalties & Forfeitures) and evidence transfers/transport.

U.S. Department of the Treasury, US Customs Service
, US Treasury Officer/Customs Inspector
September, 1995 - November, 2001
  • Federal Law Enforcement Officer

U.S. Army - Task Force Grizzly
, Supervisory Field Administrator
February, 1991 - September, 1995
  • Beginning - $37,000.00 Annually Ending $41,959.00

US Army, Counter Drug Task Force
, Supervisory Field Administrator
February, 1991 - September, 1995
  • Responsible for supervisory duties and field support operations, supervised forty-four personnel in three regional field office locations, developed, implemented policies, procedures and operational instructions regarding law enforcement joint task force counter drug operations, military, federal/local law enforcement agency activities and counter drug task force field operations..

DOD - Department of Defense (Air Force & Air Reserve Forces)
, Human Resources Executive Administration
July, 1970 - February, 1991
  • Experienced in the Human Resource Community of Practice, effectively worked with all levels of staff. Specific duties included but are not limited to the following: Provided HR Support: Administered programs, policies and procedures, evaluated presented programs through research, surveys, and trend analysis. Provided HR Recruiting and Performance Management Support: Assisted Executive Management with recruitment. Evaluated employment factors such as job experience, education and training, skills, knowledge and abilities, qualifications and other data pertinent to classification, selection and referral. Within guidelines, written comprehensive position descriptions and supporting documentation. Provided problem resolution: Ability to work with and develop relationships with other agencies to respond to inquiries. Provided HR Records Management: Implemented and maintained human resources information and related policies and procedures to obtain record and process information. Provided retrieval ability to produce information for analysis and decision-making, statistical data and other related reports as required. Demonstrated proficiency with accuracy and organizational skills. Excellent ability to learn multiple computer applications and difficult concepts quickly. Illustrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, Performed a variety of operation support services in the areas of: meetings, events, conference planning, correspondence, time reporting, budget reporting, work schedules, facilities, procurement, travel, security and so forth. Provided a variety of office support services in the areas of: memorandum/document creation and supporting documentation, communications, and management, served as Executive Administrator. Experienced in the following areas assets of HR: EEO, labor relations, change management, professional development, manpower administration and other HR management needs.

Education

Santa Ana Valley High School - Santa Ana, California

Santa Ana Valley High School, Business Admininstation, Business Admininstation

Oaklands University, Project Management, Organization Development
2001 - 2003
  • 4.0 GPA

  • Certification - PMP, Project Management Professional


Oaklands University, Ph.D, Project Management & Organizational Development
2001 - 2003
  • Organizational communications, Legal considerations in Project Management, Group Development and Organizational Behavior, Project planning, Strategic Management, Leadership and Decision-Making. Leadership skills, Advanced Project Management, Project Planning and Execution, Production and Operations Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Disabled Veterans of America (BIG) - Blacks in Government National Association of Female Executives

Oaklands University, MA, Human Resource Management
1999 - 2001
  • Employment Law, Labor Relations, Human Resource Management Analysis & Problems, Public Relations, Human Resource Management, Health & Safety in the Workforce, Economic Development, Interviewing for Managers, Managerial Economics, Performance Appraisal I, Environmental & Resource Policy, Career Management, Microcomputer Applications, Performance Appraisal II, Quantitative Business Analysis, Team Building & Leadership, Training & Development Skills/Organization Structure & Design/Gender, Ethnicity & Work/Internship/Thesis
  • Cambridge Whos Who Booker T. Washington US Merit Rosa Parks US National Tolerance Society

Oaklands University, BA, Business Administration
1995 - 1999
  • Basic Mathematics, Calculus I, Principles of Accounting I-III, Cost Accounting I-II, Principle of Marketing I-III, Fundamentals of Economics, Auditing Financial Information, Principles of Financial Reporting and Investments, English I-II, Fundamentals of Earth Science, Intro to Biology, Intro to Astronomy, Intro to Psychology, Sociological Theory, World Civilization to 1500's, US Government up to 1900's, Project Management, Management Concepts I-II, Advertising I-II, Small Business Management, Business Presentations, Early Greek Philosophers, Public Speaking, Accounting Systems, Europeans 19 Century, Comparative Religions, Personnel & Human Resource Management, US Government from 1900's, World Civilization from the 1500's, Financial Management, Federal & State Income Tax, and
  • LEADING CHANGE, LEADING PEOPLE, RESULTS DRIVEN, BUSINESS ACUMEN and BUILDING COALITIONS

Languages

Italian
Elementary proficiency
Spanish
Elementary proficiency
English
Full professional proficiency
Thai
Elementary proficiency

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