Masters of Elementary Education
Masters of Business Administration – Human Resources
Marney has 18+ successful years in customer service and administration; Proficient in Microsoft and Mac applications, Iorad, PeopleSoft, PeopleClick, Business Objects, RegOnline, Cvent, MailChimp, Constant Contact, Reach Mail, Emma, Hootsuite, Homestead, WordPress, Quickbooks and Salesforce; Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; experience in healthcare, energy, social media, educational and non-profit fields. She is also a board member of North Stafford Rotary Club and a board member of the West Point Parents Club MDDCVA.
Masters of Science – Industrial Relations (West Virginia University)
Bachelor of Arts – Psychology (West Virginia University)
Shawn is a certified HR professional (Professional in Human Resources – PHR & SHRM CP Certified) with 20+yrs of experience working in various industries including manufacturing, chemical, waste/energy, federal government and retail. In his career, Shawn has supported clients in the field (multi-state/location), regional and company headquarter facilities. He has served on various committees and has been a member of the Sr. Leadership Team. Shawn is a member of Society for Human Resources Management; DDI Targeted Interviewer & Training Facilitator Certified; Office of Personnel Management Classification trained; Proficient in HRIS systems including ADP Workforce Now (Payroll/HRIS), PeopleSoft, SAP, People Click, Kronos; Six Sigma Green Belt trained; 360 Feedback Coach trained. Shawn is a Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., holds a 2nd degree Black Belt in World TKD, President of North Stafford Rotary Club and a member of West Point Parents Club MDDCVA.
Lois Baker – Virtual Proofreading & Editing Specialist
My name is Lois Baker. Originally from the U.K., I currently live in Maryland. On the academic side I have a degree in History, I’ve studied archaeology and art history, and I’ve interned at museums and participated in digs along the coast of the Black Sea. On the career side most of my focus has been in the nonprofit sphere, primarily in development, operations, and communications. My specialties are prospect research, donor and internal communications, and fundraising strategies; along with managing the data for CRMs, establishing, evaluating, and refining processes; grant research; and revenue processing. I’ve provided event support and organized and trained volunteers; and successfully wrangled loose cats at adoption events. I also work as a tutor, where I specialize in study strategies including time management and organization, and serve as a subject matter expert in developing writing skills including proofreading and editing. In my free time I enjoy dancing, writing, gaming, tea, cat rescue, and assorted other geeky subjects.
Leslie Campbell – Virtual Human Resources Specialist
My name is Leslie Campbell. I am an experienced Human Resources Generalist with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry. Skilled in cashiering, inventory control, food & beverage, multi-unit, and inventory management. Strong human resources professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Psychology from Ashford University. My software/applications experience includes Microsoft Office Suite, Reynolds & Reynolds and ADP Workforce Now. When I am not working I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling.
Amanda Garion – Virtual Administrative Specialist
My name is Amanda Garion. I am an administrative professional with extensive experience across industries. I’m known as the one who will take on and own the “other duties as assigned” wheelhouse! I’ve worked in accounting, customer service, data entry, community management, insurance, accounting, social media, coaching, and much more. I’m also an entrepreneur in the dance business, instructing classes, producing events, and managing a membership community. In my free time, I enjoy my life with my husband, 2 beautiful daughters, and our dog! We love to game, camp, visit friends and family, and read together.
Kirsten Grish – Virtual Administrative Specialist
My name is Kirsten Grish. I’ve been an administrative assistant for 15+ years in the software industry for teams supporting the intel and defense sectors. I’ve worn many hats throughout my career at large, from a Public Relations position with an outdoor recreation chain to a Production Coordinator for an historic mapping research company. I am very methodical and task-oriented, striving to understand the bigger picture outside my role to best do my job. I am well versed in the need to be meticulous with tasks subject to audits such as timesheets, travel expenses, invoicing, and minute-taking in metrics meetings. Favorite tasks include editing content, formatting documents, entering/cleaning up data, creating digital forms, S.O.P documentation, and “word-smithing.” During my free time I run a photography business and am a dance instructor/performer, glad to have shared the stage with fellow admin Pamela! I also love all things nature and outdoors. I’ve volunteered at zoos, on a great white shark research boat in South Africa, and as a SCUBA diver at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Currently I am spending lots of time in the forest and training to become a certified Virginia Master Naturalist. I’m excited to be joining the team and look forward to relieving you of the necessary but time-consuming tasks!
Pamela Hodge – Operations Coordinator, Bookkeeper and Virtual Administrative Specialist
My name is Pamela Hodge. I am an experienced Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant with a focus on non-profits. Experience as the Treasurer of the OpenHearth Foundation, Vice President of the Maryland Saddle Association, Operations Director of Shared Support Maryland LLC has exposed me to many different non-profits from many different positions. This gives me a “whole business” point of view. Knowledgeable in banking, accounting, audits, fundraising, operations, and organization, I enjoy applying my experience to new situations. I have experience working with a variety of customers from state programs, large corporations to non-profits and small local businesses. I am proficient in Google Suite, QuickBooks Online, Microsoft Office, Dropbox and many other social media applications. With my free time I sometimes finds I enjoy dancing, sewing, animals, and anything nerdy.
Rene Laws – Virtual Administrative Specialist
My name is Rene’ Laws. Being a military spouse and mom of 6 awesome young adults, my professional and volunteer background is varied and spans continents and decades. I have done everything from retail management to working in military family readiness, and much in-between. I am a volunteer extraordinaire, have served on the boards of several non-profits, am a Rotarian, and am currently the President of NorthWind Logistics. I believe the opportunity to serve in our communities is invaluable and we should all take part when we are able. During our time off, my husband and I like to ride Harleys and travel. I look forward to working with the team here at Strategic Management & Logistics.
Tori Laws – Social Media Specialist
My name is Tori Laws. I have called many places home as I was raised in a military family but currently call Virginia Beach home for now! I have a big family who is very important to me and am lucky to live close by to some and see them regularly. When I am not managing a pet care facility, I am hanging out with my 2 pups at home, cooking, or painting! I have worked in customer service for 6 years and have recently been running all social media platforms for the pet care facility I manage and have a passion for the arts and for animals!
Deborah Rivera – Virtual Spanish Translation Specialist
My name is Deborah Rivera, but you can call me Debby. I was born in Ecuador and grew up in South Florida. I speak both English and Spanish fluently. I’ve been a military wife for 20 yrs. I’ve lived all round the United States, most recently calling the beautiful state of Hawaii my home. I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for the last 15 yrs. and I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with Strategic Management & Logistics. I’m eager to learn and look forward to working with you.
Swaty Singh – Virtual Data Analysis & Reporting Specialist
My name is Swaty Singh. I have over 20 years of experience in Data Analysis. I have extensive experience in various reporting tools including Business Objects and Crystal Report Writer. Within my various previous jobs, I have advanced level experience in Data Management, Database Analysis, Data Mining and Reports development to report important metrics within the organization. I am also an experienced systems manager working with various applications. I am an avid dog lover and volunteer at various dog shelters.
Helen Strickler – Virtual Instructional Design Specialist
My name is Helen Strickler. I am a Virginia native, military spouse, and educator with over twenty years of experience, currently residing in Stafford, Virginia. I have a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Old Dominion University and a master’s degree in Education from West Chester University. I have designed virtual and in-person learning experiences, resources, and assessments for students of all ages and I am a Google Certified Educator. I also volunteer as a Girl Scout troop leader and board member with the Fredericksburg Area Mothers of Multiples Club. In my free time I enjoy traveling and spending time with my family.