Great Tutoring LLCSpringfield, Virginia

All Ages & All Levels
All Abilities of Learning

Resume 2010


  Phone: (571)276-3863   

"I am fully committed to helping my students succeed in obtaining their educational goals and dreams!"


A dynamic and highly motivated professional offering outstanding study skills coaching, test preparation, tutoring in math, science, reading and writing supported by doctoral training and a successful 20-year track record as a tutor, teacher, researcher and educator.


Mathematics, Reading & Writing 
College Preparation & Planning               
Goal Orientated and Results Focused               
Research, Analysis & Evaluation                                                                                                        
Coaching, Mentoring and Motivation          
Educational & Skills Assessment   
Academic & Planning Counseling               
Test Prep for SAT, ACT, TJ, SAT II, GRE, & GMAT  (Standardized Tests)
Performance Improvement & Evaluation     
Special Needs Tutoring & Students with Learning Disablities (ADD, ADHD)                                                                                                          


1. As a Test Prep Coach and Tutor I have helped hundreds of students prepare for standardized tests (SAT, ACT, GRE, & GMAT).
2. As an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Mary Washington University, taught Research Methods and Statistical Analysis with a focus on   interdisciplinary management practices in public and private sector organizations.
3. As a Research Psychologist on U.S. Army's Pentagon Staff, I designed and implemented on-line Workforce Information System, provided time-sensitive on-demand research briefings, reports, analysis and recommendations to Army Headquarters Leadership.
4. As a Management Consultant, provided quantitative and qualitative analysis to organizations undergoing reorganization, developed models, and analysis of statistical data, provided facilitation, planning and project management services.
5. As a Research Associate at The George Washington University, Project manager for performance evaluation of National Clearinghouse, provided multivariate data analysis, factorial analysis, and survey analysis and detailed reporting.
6. Codeveloped and implemented nationwide a major customer satisfaction training initiative for senior project managers.
7. In preparing for a major corporate wide restructuring, developed and implemented a process improvement plan.
8. Testing & Assessment Associate, The American Psychological Association, Lobbied, developed publications, policy analysis.
9. Promoted to Director of Operations at a startup retail company, introduced enterprise computer system which increased capacity 700%, reduced labor costs by 50% and improved sales 800%.  Led reorganization & expansion of operations.
10. Performed staff and management training and supervision in complete system integration of information technology.
11. International Experience in Europe, Asia, Mid East, and South America. Language skills in Spanish, Hindi, and Hebrew.


Tutor/Teacher, Great Tutoring, LLC, Springfield, Virginia                                                                                                            
Tutor college and pre-college students in Math, Reading, and Writing.  Subjects tutored include Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, History, English, Statistics, Psychology, Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension & Standardized Test Prep.
a. Provide one-on-one tutoring, as well as, small group tutoring with a focus on developing strong problem-solving skills.
b. Test Prep Coach for GRE, GMAT, ACT, SAT I and SAT II.
Adjunct Professor of Business Administration, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA       
Taught Applied Business Research Methodology course. This writing intensive course emphasized development of practical how-to skills for gathering and analyzing information used for business decisions.
a. Supervised over 50 students conducting applied business research projects and presenting findings in a professional forum.
b. Taught team building skills, group dynamics, presentation/communication skills, and analytical skills.

Research Associate, The George Washington University                                                                   
Provided research and technical support on a wide range of university sponsored research projects, scholarly publications and consultations for clients in finance, government, nonprofit, transportation, education, and technology.
a. Researched, designed, and directed the evaluation of services for a National Clearinghouse.
b. Spearheaded problem-solving team implementing process changes for executive education program.
c. Led recruitment effort for expansion of executive education training programs in Asia.
d. Designed and facilitated an executive business development seminar that met with business leaders in Central Europe.
e. Provided operations and logistics management for international convention with over 10,000 attendees.

Research Psychologist, U.S. Department of the Army, The Pentagon                                               
Recruited to direct the design and construction of a web based workforce planning and information system.
a. Project manager for Army wide initiative to re-engineer human resource information and planning system.
b. Project leader for on-demand research, analysis, and technical support to Army Secretariats.
c. Created workforce strategy and implementation plan for recruitment, selection, and retention of civilian labor pool.

Research Analyst, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.                                                 
Worked in cooperation with agency leaders to facilitate a broad ranging organizational and process improvement program impacting core business practices. Effort resulted in nationally recognized award. Accomplishments include:
a. Managed project team providing customer satisfaction expertise to project managers throughout the U.S.A.
b. Completed multiple projects involving performance measurement and workforce forecasting/analysis.
c. Developed innovative workforce planning system and won enthusiastic support from agency leaders.
Testing and Assessment Associate, American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.                      
Assisted in managing the testing policy, advocacy, and information activities in APAs Science Directorate. Monitored and lobbied to affect change in federal legislation, policy and regulations on employment testing and evaluation.
a. Provided support to advisory groups, designed publications and managed fundraising activities.
b. Helped pioneer effort that led to successful passage of Federal legislation recognizing the Decade of Behavior.

Counseling Assistant, St. Luke's Memorial Hospital Center                            
a. Conducted initial assessment of more than 100 individuals. Consulted with psychiatrist to develop treatment plans.
b. Counseled individual patients as well as led group counseling sessions. Administered cognitive therapy modules.

Manager, Family Owed Retail Business                                                               
  Directed all retail operations including personnel recruitment and training, employee scheduling, sales, merchandising, product management, pricing, advertising, customer/member services, general accounting, budgeting, financial reporting and facilities management.
a. Designed and directed expansion of retail stores and installation of computer system which increased capacity 700%, reduced labor costs by 50% and improved sales 800%.
b. Recruited, trained, and motivated a staff of 10-employees, in 10,000 square foot retail center.

Legislative Intern, Sponsored by Cornell University, New York State Legislature                                     
a. Conducted policy analysis, and research, made recommendations to legislators, participated in legislative sessions.


Ph. D. Student    Human & Organizational Learning       George Washington University
                                                                                            Washington, DC   
M.A.                  Industrial/Organizational Psychology    George Mason University
                                                                                            Fairfax, Virginia          

B.A.                   Psychology & Pre-Med                          Syracuse University
                                                                                            Syracuse, New York                      

                          International/Middle Eastern Studies     Tel Aviv University

                          Rotary International                                Gujarat, India
                          Exchange Student

                          Photography                                              Munsun Williams Proctor  Institute of Fine Arts

Certificate          SPSS Statistical Programming                University of Baltimore              


Academy of Management           
American Psychological Association
Society of I/O Psychologists


a. Twice Selected for Whos Who in America                                                       
b. International Studies Scholarship to the Mid-East, Tel Aviv University, Israel      
c. New York State Legislative Intern Program Scholarship, Cornell University
d. Rotary International Youth Exchange Student to Surat, Gujarat, India.      


Author/Co-Author/Facilitator/Contributor of 15+ publications and workshops published by the Institute for Education Public Policy Studies, the American Psychological Association, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Contributor to a major monograph regarding the Bush Administrations No Child Left Behind policy, published in 2001. Full listing provided upon request.