Deborah S. Deppisch
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Cell (847) 921-7301 Home (847) 234-1384 firstname.lastname@example.org
Results-driven Executive/Personal Assistant with over 16 years experience providing outstanding administrative
and personal support to executives in a wide variety of industries. Exceptional liaison with high profile contacts
including board members, public relations officials, media, legal and finance personnel; managing office operations
and household affairs to promote a balanced life for executives.
Administration: Demonstrated capacity to provide comprehensive professional and personal support to
executives. Heavy calendar management, coordinating on-site and off-site meetings, handling domestic
and international travel logistics, and traveling domestically and internationally for off-site meetings.
Ability to multi-task a wide variety of projects and consistently meet deadlines.
Office Management: Proven ability to streamline and implement office procedures to improve
efficiencies. Experience supervising a support staff including interviewing, coaching, performance
appraisals, and salary discussions. Manage assets and office moves.
Technical Skills: Extensive experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Strong
dictation skills. Ability to provide technical support/training and develop departmental and organizational
Key Strengths: Dynamic problem solver with demonstrated leadership abilities. Detail oriented with focus
on producing accurate and thorough work. Ability to handle confidential information with integrity. Adapt
quickly to new and evolving environments.
MillerCoors Company, Chicago, IL 2009
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Chief Commercial Officer
Managed the office of the CCO; calendar, phone calls, monitoring and prioritizing his e-mail, mail and voicemail.
Arrange domestic and international travel.
Participated with the opening of the new Chicago Headquarters for the joint venture of Miller Brewing of
Milwaukee, WI and Coors of Golden, CO.
Assisted with integration and familiarized new co-workers with the City of Chicago; trains, planes, limos
and venues for entertaining, meeting and dining.
TTX Company, Chicago, IL 2004 – 2008
Executive Administrative Assistant & Corporate Secretary to the Chairman/CEO
Provided administrative support to the CEO, maintaining confidentiality and the highest ethical standards. Planned
personal family trips, alumni association events, and coordinated charitable/philanthropic interests. Managed
Board of Directors Meetings, handled related logistics and the creation and maintenance of corporate records.
Acted as liaison between the CEO, Board of Directors, law, finance and human resource personnel. Managed the
CEO’s personal and professional calendar and domestic and international travel arrangements. Coordinated
personal aircraft ground functions including navigation chart procurement, FAA weather reports, hangar housing,
aircraft expenses, fuel price monitoring, compilation and distribution of aircraft cost and insurance reports, and
FBO relationships. Monitored and tracked budget expenditures for departmental budgets and programs.
Member of the TTX Donations and Charitable Contributions Committee.
Participated in the selection of a public relations firm and implementation of new branding strategy.
Deborah S. Deppisch, Cell (847) 921-7301, Page 2
ACCO World Corporation (Fortune Brands), Lincolnshire, IL 2003 –2004*
Executive Administrative Assistant to the President/CEO & CFO
Provided administrative support to the CEO and CFO, managing their calendars, receiving and handling phone
calls, monitoring and prioritizing their e-mail, mail and voicemail. Arranged domestic and international travel to
include personal and family needs. Coordinated on-site and off-site meetings including site selection, contract
negotiations, meeting requirements and travel. Reconciled expense reports; currency conversion and invoice
direction. Drafted communications to all employees including thank you notes, notes of condolences and other
* Recruited by TTX during ACCO/Fortune Brands acquisition.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., Lincolnshire, IL 2001 – 2003
Executive Administrative Assistant to the President
Managed the office of the President and provided administrative support. Handled domestic and international
calendar management and travel planning. Received and handled phone calls, email, voicemail and mail. Typed
and distributed correspondence on behalf of the President. Orchestrated events, speaker and dinner engagements.
Attended and participated in Takeda Corporate Giving Committee/Foundation meetings.
Assisted in the transition/relocation of the new Executive Vice President to Chicago from Osaka, Japan.
Fort James Corporation, Deerfield, IL (acquired by Georgia Pacific; Atlanta, GA - 2001) 1998 – 2001
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Chairman/CEO
Provided professional and personal administrative support to the Chairman/CEO. Assisted with personal family
needs such as travel, relocation, international shipments and private parties. Managed Board of Directors meetings
including communications with senior management. Supervised senior executive assistants and receptionist.
Extensive calendar responsibilities including committee meetings, Board of Directors and outside Boards.
Previewed, selected, and contracted offsite venues for meetings. Provided logistical planning of international and
domestic commercial travel. Traveled internationally and domestically to assist Chairman and staff for offsite
meetings. Collaborated and communicated with analysts, the media, public relations and investor relations.
Successfully planned and coordinated an event in Germany for the Board of Directors.
Assisted in the establishment of the new corporate headquarters, relocations, space planning and details.
U.S. Robotics, Skokie, IL (acquired by 3Com; Santa Clara, CA - 1998) 1996 - 1998
Senior Executive Administrative Assistant
Provided administrative support to the President/Chief Operating Officer. Coordinated extensive domestic and
international travel and meeting arrangements. Responsible for calendar engagements, including Board of
Directors and General Manager meetings, company meetings and conference calls. Reconciled expense reports;
currency conversion and invoice direction. Coordinated on-site and off-site meetings and events. Scheduled
interviews for high level candidates. Developed and maintained spreadsheets related to expenses and invoices.
Attended staff meetings, typed and distributed meeting minutes, and tracked follow-up items.
MEMBERSHIPS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
♦ Society of Corporate Secretaries ♦ Notary Public
♦ International Association of Administrative Professionals ♦ Fund-Raising Event Planner for Lifeline Pilots
♦ Fund-Raising Event Planner for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
EDUCATION & CONTINUING EDUCATION
♦ Graduate – Marengo Community High School (College Prep)
♦ Computer Software Coursework – College of Lake County
♦ Seminars & Forums – Finance, Training, Managing, Interviewing, Recurrent Technology