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Resume of: Martha L. Rhodes
4292 River Road
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
Phone: (505) 385-0198 (cell)

Summary Of Qualifications:

❖ Over 20 years of general clerical, administrative and communications experience.
❖ Personnel training and supervision experience.
❖ Inventory control/purchasing experience.
❖ Self-directed professional with proven organizational skills.
❖ Loyalty to the achievement of company goals.
❖ Experienced in a variety of business applications software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Works, Quickbooks (desktop and online) and various other software programs used for correspondence, accounting, web page design, photo editing, and publishing. Coding: Html, CSS, Open graph data (Facebook) and Structured data (Google). Also, a wee bit of Javascript and Php experience.
❖ Scheduling and tracking of construction projects, promotional materials and products through all phases of modification and production.
❖ Creating/preparing product information for media publication.

Professional Chronology: 

Throughout my career, I have published articles for newspapers and developed web sites while continuing to work full-time in construction administration. Currently, I am doing small business consulting in Morgan County, West Virginia. Local clients and cooperatives include: 12 Habits For Wonderful People, BlackCat Music Cooperative, Morgan Wireless, Boys and Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle.

As Google Local Guide, I am also an advocate for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. As such, I try to educate businesses on the need for compliance and how their bottom line may benefit from compliance.

Office Manager/Online Marketing Development, MGS Refrigeration Heating and Cooling, 2749 N. Florida, Alamogordo, NM. This heating, ventilation and air conditioning company services commercial and residential customers in New Mexico. Initially hired as a Customer Care Representative, I became the Office Manager in October 2011.The company contracts for both large commercial projects such as hotels and residential installs as well as commercial and residential repair services. My duties for this company included all AR/AP financial and budgeting functions using Quickbooks, social media relations and advertising promotions, content writing and website development for, business correspondence, job costing, permits, upgrading of computers and software, integration of databases with customer relations programs, and employee benefits including administration of 401K and insurance. 08/10 – 05/2015.

Administrative Assistant, Vivienda Development/Satco Homes, P.O. Box 596, Sunland Park, NM. This was a commercial and residential general contractor, however, the owner of this company also owned or was involved in several joint ventures (mostly in real estate development) for which I was responsible for all correspondence, bookkeeping, and timely reporting. Other responsibilities included all accounting functions for more than 5 companies in Texas and New Mexico to include payroll and benefits for up to 50 employees, job costing, notes payable/receivable, writing construction contracts and proposals, and assisted with blueprint takeoffs. 1/99 – 2/00

Administrative Assistant; Wardson Construction Inc./Ray Ward & Sons, Inc., 417 Executive Center Blvd., El paso, TX. This company was a generational, family-owned and operated company which shut down for the most part in 1998. Here, I was responsible for all areas of payroll of up to 250 employees, employee benefits, office equipment purchasing/ leasing, preparation of bid packets, purchasing of office and construction supplies, tracking deliveries, typing/filing all correspondence and licensing renewals, permits and insurance renewals, preparing written proposals for pre-qualifications, contacting subcontractors for bids, maintaining current subcontractor, supplies, contact lists, making travel arrangements, maintaining employee files and Osha and labor department requirements, preparing company forms and written company policies. 5/96 - 1/98

Production Coordinator; Reddy Communications, 4300 San Mateo Blvd., Albuquerque, NM 87190; This is a consulting/ information research group for public utilities. I coordinated the production of 60 yearly publications and provided expenditure reports. I was also the coordinator for an annual report competition for public utilities which was sponsored by the home offices in Connecticut. 5/84 to 5/87

Publishing Director; Independent Publishing Co., 415 2nd. St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87103; This company produced 4 weekly politically-motivated newspapers. I supervised all general office functions, prepared written material for publication, solicited authors and helped with advertising sales. 2/82 to 5/84

Dispatcher; University of NM Police Dept., University campus, Albuquerque, NM. I coordinated communications activities and determined priority of traffic for police personnel. Other duties included maintaining accurate records of all radio traffic and monitoring of multiple alarm systems, and use of the NCIC computer system. 10/80 to 2/82

General Office Procedures, 1991
NM State Police Certified Dispatcher, 1981
Basic Art Certificate 1976

New Mexico State University - 1991 -- Studies emphasis on law, paralegalism.
National Business College - Alb., NM 1986 -- Business Administration.
GED 1988


National Association For Professional Women
Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants
Town of Bath Development Authority
Morgan County Expo 2018, Treasurer
Access Morgan County (Local Facebook Disabilities Group)
Morgan County Adventure Group! (Local Facebook Events Group)
WV Nonprofits Association
Google Local Guide, City Partner
Facebook Insights Hub


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