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Gigi Gallaway

Financial/Analytical/Organizational Skills Resume

Upper Valley, VT/NH

860-389-5763

gigigallaway@icloud.com

http://www.phoenixhealingfire.com

 

EDUCATION

Northeastern University, Boston, MA  Graduated 1985, MBA Finance & Marketing

University Nevada, Las Vegas, NV Graduated 1983, BS Economics & Finance

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Self-employed, healer, artist, writer 2000 - present

Healing modalities include Shamanic, Energy and Belief work, Published Book “Energy…What?!”, Art expression in murals and canvas.

 

Self-employed, Financial Consultant, 1997-1999

Worked for various companies performing project financial analysis, Account reconciliations, and general accounting services. 

 

CIGNA Corporation,

Auditor 1991-1997

Audited Cigna assets with a focus on Real Estate.  Examined operations as well as financial statements and conformity with contractual procedures.  Also audited CIGNA internal departments to ensure departmental standards are maintained.  Made suggestions effecting departmental structures.

Trouble-shooter, 1990-1991

Worked in CIGNA staff assigned to different areas as needed. Enjoyed opportunity to work all over the company, in health claims, accounting and other departments, learning how they operate and observing what does and does not work.

 

BARON Investments, Assistant Controller, 1989-1990

Responsible for the accounting departments of 13 country inns owned by Baron.  Ensured all inns reported their correct, supported financials in a timely and accurate manner, adjusting and auditing them as needed.

 

HYATT Corporation, 1986-1989

Computer Installer/Trainer, 1988-1989

Worked on national accounting program installation.  Responsible for training all levels of staff on new system, transferring data, auditing transferred data, and supervising first few days on new system.

Assistant Controller, Hyatt Bethesda Hotel, 1987-1988

In charge of daily accounting operations, supervised 6 people, interacted with all hotels departments.

Intern, Grand Hyatt New York, 1986-1987

Rotated through all hotel departments to learn and understand thoroughly how they operated, how they interacted with accounting, and what weaknesses could be identified and resolved.  Also performed various analyses for accounting department.

Harrah’s Marina Hotel/Casino 1985-1986

Special Events Coordinator

Responsible for organizing and throwing parties and events for the hotel, most Notably “Wines of America” a seminar with a wine focus for over 200 people.

 

Volunteer Work

Pinewood Village Condominiums, NH, Board Member (also Chairman Landscape Committee dealing with relandscaping project for village)

American Women’s Club of Central Scotland, UK, Board member (running membership)

Hartford Junior League, CT, Board Member (Approving grants and proposed committees)

Fisher’s Island Yacht Club, NY, Treasurer

 

Personal

Abstract painting and mural artist, novel writer, music enthusiast, voracious reader.