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Dave O. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 7, 2011

Dave O.

English native writer with business experience
   United States
  |   Ashburn, VA
  |  8:15 am Local Time

Overview

I have a wide variety of experience, as a commercial Realtor, an officer in a major Wall Street bank, financial officer on Wall Street, member of various public boards and commissions and an individual consultant. In all of those roles, I have been a writer:

* Prepared numerous reports, proposals and presentations, including project plans, business plans, SEC and financial reporting for a major brokerage house, consulting reports and the like.

* Written ad copy for successful direct mail advertising campaigns, including a campaign...

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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Commercial Realtor
2002 – Present

Expert in local zoning and development with experience with historic buildings and properties. Each transaction required written plans for presentation to county planning authorities. A few of my transactions are:

* Oversaw the subdivision of 60 acre parcel in Loudoun for a client, including pre-application meetings with the county planning staff, review and recommendations resulting from comments from the county agencies, meetings with engineers, Virginia Department of Transportation and lawyers and the like.

* Represented the buyer of a 180 acre farm in Loudoun – subsequently approved for a partial subdivision


George Mason University, Board of Visitors

A member of the governing board of GMU, approved budgets, construction of new buildings, the creation of new campuses in Prince William, expansion of the Law School in Arlington, a new swimming center, new dorms and the like. Responsible for writing the EEO policies of the University.


Loudoun County, Virginia, Planning Commission

The primary author of the rules supporting the installation of cell towers in Loudoun County. Author of the North Goose Creek Plan, a plan document that described the future use of properties with the planning area.


Marketing at Careerbuilder.com
1999 – 2002

Developer of an email marketing campaign; wrote the copy, acquired the list and the graphics and oversaw the distribution. Several thousand...

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Education

University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
MBA
1968 - 1970
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proposals
email campaigns
business reports
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