NADINE FINDLEY | ADMINISTRATOR, OFFICE MANAGER, BOOKKEEPER

 

Like the rest of the Lumenworks’ Team, Nadine excels at accomplishing the impossible. Nadine’s attitude – focused, detailed oriented, positive, up-beat, reliable, team player, problem solver, can-do attitude, love a challenge, flexible, always looking to expand her knowledge, and interpersonal and active listening skills helps her push the limits. Additionally, she excels at managing multiple projects to completion in a timely manner, shifting priorities as needed, resolving issues from start to finish, and prioritizing work. Especially skilled with MS Office, QuickBooks Pro, project management, planning, prioritizing, problem solving, retaining and building loyal clients, achieving positive outcomes, always willing to take on new tasks, and using open communication.

 

Nadine combines her expertise in sustainability & energy conservation to change or add to the building components of the home, landscape, and lighting to achieve sustainability & conservation. She uses her creative, artistic, and innovative approaches in conceptualizing and developing the overall design of a project.

 

In addition, Nadine was a TA at Bellevue College teaching behavioral psychology and computer technology (Teaching MS Office programs to 180 students; assisting 50 or more students during a 3 hour session 2-3 times per week simultaneously). She also continues to teach and lecture about permaculture, sustainability, and water & energy conservation plus plans and organizes events and tours. When there’s time Nadine continues to takes classes and attends lectures.

MORE ABOUT NADINE

Education

AA degree – Office Manager, Bellevue College, Bellevue, CA (Graduating in 2006 with a GPA of 4.0 out of 4.0- Phi Theta Kappa honor.) Certificates: Accounting Asst, Bookkeeping, Accounting Information Systems, Administrative Asst, Project Management, and Business Software Specialist

Additional Education – Santa Clara University (Academic scholarship) – Santa Clara, CA; Merritt College – Oakland, CA; Diablo Valley College – Pleasant Hill, CA; Evergreen Valley College – San Jose, CA

 

Professional Affiliations

International Association of Administrative Professionals, Former Member

Passive House, Former Member

 

Projects

Corporate

  • SAP Center – San Jose, CA
  • National Aquarium & Supply Inc. Headquarters – Interior Design – San Jose, CA

 

Retail

  • Aquarium & Pet World – Interior Design – Redmond, WA
  • Savon Pets – Interior Design – Issaquah, WA
  • Dolphin Aquarium & Pet – Interior Design – Redmond, WA
  • Lynnwood Dolphin Pet – Interior Design – Lynnwood, WA
  • Pets Smart – Interior Design – West Seattle, WA
  • Pet World – Interior Design – Federal Way, WA

 

Residential

  • Bumblebee Farm & Garden – Landscape Design & Project Manager – Concord, CA
  • Vista Point Court Residence – Remodel Exterior & Interior Design & Project Manager – Concord, CA
    • Full house remodel (green – health & energy conservation) plus- Passive solar heating and lighting of home, rainwater catchment, permitted greywater, living roofs, permaculture landscape
  • Phantom Lake Residence – Remodel Exterior & Interior Design & Landscape (Project Manager & Designer) – Bellevue, WA
  • Phantom Lake – New Residence – Exterior & Interior Design – Bellevue, WA

 

Awards & Honors

  • Best Fraud Prevention/Shrinkage – 2014
  • Voted as Best Safety Expert – 2013
  • City of Bellevue IT Department – Special Recognition Award of $1000 – Year 2006
  • Bellevue College honor won contest – her design of a brochure for the Tech Lab which was published and used – 2006
  • Bellevue College (Scholarship) Years 2003 – 2006 Phi Theta Kappa honor (GPA of 4.0 out of 4.0)
  • Bellevue College – President’s List, Dean’s List, Scholarships – Merit
  • Bellevue College Years 1992 – 1993 Phi Theta Kappa honor (GPA of 4.0 out of 4.0).
  • Award – California State Scholarship (Academic Award) for SCU and PTA Scholarship – (Academic & Sports Awards)
  • Award – San Jose Mercury News Math Award for being one of the two top math students
  • Awards– National Honor Society and C.S.F.