Environmental Excellence

Laurie Whipple

Professional Summary
  • M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling Lesley University, Cambridge MA 1994
  • B.M., Applied Piano New England Conservatory of Music 1972
Professional History
  • Eco & Associates, Inc. Technical Editor 2007 to present
  • Countrywide Home Loans Sr. Document Specialist 2003 to 2006
  • North American Title Company Proofreader 2002
  • National Evaluation Systems Word Processor 2001
  • Massachusetts Dept. of Food & Agriculture Administrative Assistantm 2000 to 2001
  • Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop
  • Proofreading, Editing
  • Formatting
  • Written communication

assists management at Eco & Associates, Inc. in editing, formatting, and coordinating the preparation of environmental reports for distribution to clients. She has formatting expertise in Word and Excel as well as experience in Access, Powerpoint, and Photoshop. Ms. Whipple has a varied background which extends from music and psychology to work in the mortgage and title industries. She has worked as a Proofreader and Auditor in the mortgage industry.

Relevant Experiance

Administrative Assistant, Dept. of Food & Agriculture, Easthampton, Massachusetts
Ms. Whipple began formatting and organizing data in Word, Excel, and Access as the Administrative Assistant for the director of a program of the Dept. of Food & Agriculture in Massachusetts which awarded grant money to farmers in exchange for development rights. Ms. Whipple is credited for organizing and maintaining all hard copy and electronic files and databases for this program, which having been run by a single individual since its inception four years prior, was in great need of organization.

Word Processor, National Evaluations Systems, Amherst, Massachusetts
Ms. Whipple performed formatting assignments as a Word Processor for National Evaluation Systems, a company contracted to publish academic testing materials for state teacher evaluations and licensing. Ms. Whipple was hired to help with the company upgrade from Word 2 to Word 2000. In this position she formatted tests in varied academic disciplines such as Science, Social Studies, Literature, Math, and Music. Formatting included graphics, text boxes, tables, working with tabs, columns, and paste special. Ms. Whipple edited all documents for end-of-line word orphans (line wrapping).

Proofreader and Auditor, North American Title Company and Countrywide Home Loans, Anaheim, California
As a Proofreader for North American Title Company in Anaheim, CA, Ms. Whipple reviewed Preliminary Title Reports and Post-Closing Title Policies. At Countrywide Home Loans in Anaheim, CA Ms. Whipple’s accuracy and eye for detail eventually awarded her a promotion to Auditor. In this role her responsibilities were to ensure that company and state compliance regulations were met. Ms. Whipple routinely reviewed files before the issuing of wires and conditioned from Escrow, Brokers, and Funders for the correction, completion, and inclusion of the necessary data and documents to comply with company, state, and federal regulations.