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Medgyn Cooke

Senior Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusion & Human Resources at Freddie Mac

Woodbridge, VA

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Work Experience

Senior Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusion & Human Resources

Freddie Mac
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McLean, VA
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May 2006 to Present

Serve as a coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to ensure delivery of our diversity and inclusion initiatives and promote and advocate our diversity events company-wide 
◆ Serve as the project liaison for several of the business units within Human Resources including coordination of training sessions, employee communications, positioning appropriate facilitators for the courses offered, tracking the enrollment of interested participants thru FMU (learning management system), maintenance of course materials, analyzing and accessing feedback from surveys taken after training sessions are completed 
◆ Aid in the recruitment process including scheduling interview panels, resume tracking, preparing for career fairs and open house events to help screen for potential candidates including on campus recruiting events 
◆ Assist the team with the new hire process including orientation, coordinating ambassador assignments and the benefit enrollment process 
◆ Responsible for off-boarding of employees including processing of termination/severance agreements, scheduling equipment pick-ups, timely de-activation/suspension of all network and security access, collecting all company purchasing cards and calling cards 
◆ Responsible for ensuring that the business units within Human Resources are adhering to Sarbanes Oxley regulations as well as held accountable for ensuring that all required Compliance, Code of Conduct and Ethics requirements are completed by all team members within the required timeframe allotted 
◆ Serve as point person for creating, developing, editing and proofreading presentations and various documents using MS software (i.e., PowerPoint, Excel and Word, Project, Org Plus, Visio, Adobe Writer) 
◆ Collaborate with middle-management to establish use of Microsoft Project for project definition, planning and monitoring 
◆ Provide support to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Supplier Diversity, Human Resources Business Partners, Organizational Effectiveness, Employee Relations, Compensation and Benefits, Leadership Development, Talent Development and Talent Acquisition teams including providing and managing analytical reports pertaining to employee performance evaluations, new hire rosters, department initiatives, efficiency planning and leadership development 
◆ Provide high level of administrative support to Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Corporate Services and his direct reports including the Chief Diversity Officer and department Vice Presidents as well as serving as the budget person for each business unit 
◆ Maintain calendars and schedule conference calls for Human Resources department, Office of the Chairman, Board of Directors, Management Committee members, directors and outside parties including organizing and facilitating meetings locally and offsite

Project Coordinator

BearingPoint, Inc
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McLean, VA
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May 2000 to March 2006

Updated and maintained project schedule as per customer requirements through interfacing with the Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager and various Program Team Members 
◆ Worked closely with program managers and project managers to support the successful development and implementation of project schedules 
◆ Provided high level of administrative support to Vice President, Managing Directors and their teams 
◆ Monitored and tracked account planning to keep team compliant with company's […] day goals 
◆ Worked with Contract Analysts and Managing Directors to routinely update financial reports 
◆ Assisted in the creation, development and production of client presentations using PowerPoint, Excel and MS Word documents 
◆ Provided support during the editing and proofreading of Statements of Work, Request for Proposals and Deliverables for client proposals 
◆ Participated during weekly team conference calls, recorded notes and distributed to team 
◆ Organized and facilitated meetings locally and offsite 
◆ Monitored and reviewed team's submission of time and expenses for proper engagement management chargeability 
◆ Facilitated meetings for administrative professionals in order to ensure smooth functioning on newly implemented systems and procedures 
◆ Maintained Vice President and Managing Directors calendars and scheduled conference calls 
◆ Routinely coordinated extensive domestic and international travel 
◆ Served as a point of contact for troubleshooting practice issues and assessed solutions 
◆ Acted as a liaison and maintained open lines of communication among senior executives, board members, shareholders, middle management and administrative staff 
◆ Organized updated and maintained document library and reference information using SharePoint

Executive Assistant

American Red Cross
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Falls Church, VA
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September 1999 to May 2000

Assisted the Director of Community Services and Chapter Support division as well as the division staff 
◆ Served as a customer service representative for the Chapter Inquiry Center (ChIC) providing information to American Red Cross chapters and the general public 
◆ Maintained a database for tracking inquiries for the 1,300 existing chapters who call the Chapter Inquiry Center 
◆ Maintained Director's calendar, coordinated schedules for meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements 
◆ Prepared presentations, spreadsheets, memos, correspondence using PowerPoint, Excel and other MS Applications 
◆ Allocated expenses for projects, meetings and travel to appropriate sub-division budgets 
◆ Performed general administrative duties such as faxing, filing, copying, answering telephones and purchasing office supplies

Executive Assistant

Sciens Worldwide Advertising
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New York, NY
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August 1998 to July 1999

Supported four Senior account executives daily 
◆ Conducted market research via Internet and journal searches 
◆ Prepared presentations and spreadsheets using PowerPoint and Excel 
◆ Coordinated travel arrangements, schedules for meetings and conference calls 
◆ Reviewed, processed and allocated budget hours for client billings and expense vouchers 
◆ Purchased office supplies while maintaining communications with vendors and operations supervisor 
◆ Prepared memos, reports, business letters and correspondence 
◆ Prepared estimates for new business pitches

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management

CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK -
New York, NY

1998

Additional Information

Operating Systems: 
◆ Windows […] DOS, Mac OS X. 
 
Tools: 
◆ Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Lotus Notes), PeopleSoft, MicroStrategy, SharePoint, Visio 
 
Browsers: 
◆ Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari