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Kara-Lee Burke Wellness Consultant, Operations & Communications Manager



Kara-Lee Burke's online resume and career summary. Contact Kara-Lee Burke for Corporate Wellness Consulting or Yoga inspired Lifestyle Coaching, meditation classes, stress management sessions, and ...

Kara-Lee Burke's online resume and career summary. Contact Kara-Lee Burke for Corporate Wellness Consulting or Yoga inspired Lifestyle Coaching, meditation classes, stress management sessions, and more.



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Kara-Lee Burke Wellness Consultant, Operations & Communications Manager Kara-Lee Burke Wellness Consultant, Operations & Communications Manager Presentation Transcript

  • Kara-Lee Burke Career Summary
  • A Dream Found But Not Realized... Yet HEALTH & FITNESS
  • OBJECTIVE By using sharp analytical processing, skilful communication, proven problem solving, and empathetic team management skills, I will creatively tackle projects and leadership with results already in mind. THE GOAL: To streamline company processes, communications, and relationships ensuring increased productivity, positively affecting the bottom line.
  • I began my wellness journey in 2005 when I carried 190 lbs on my 5’2” frame Health & Fitness Became The Means To A New Beginning... In more ways than one
  • Journey Towards Wellness Consulting The Beginning 2006 • • Weight Loss Counsellor LA Weight Loss Successfully lost 60 lbs on the program Became a walking advertisement 2006 to 2007 Membership Coordinator, Personal Trainer • GoodLife Fitness Developed dynamic and successful fitness programs for members
  • Starting to Build Business Skills 2008 Administrative Assistant Relief Lending Group • A typical administrative job with all of the bells and whistles • • Q u i c k l y P r o m o t e d to lead Client Services Representative within a few weeks P r o m o t e d A g a i n within a few months to work directly for one of the Partners, Legal Tax Consultant, Shy Kurtz, and his company, The SINTAX Group
  • Building Momentum: Business Skills 2008 to 2013 Executive Assistant, Communications Manager The SINTAX Group, Shy Kurtz • • • • • • Was the “Right Hand”; Conducted all expected Executive Assistant duties and more; Direct Authorized Contact and Representative for all levels of business associates, often as stand in; A s s i s t e d to build, train, manage $6 million sales network; Helped increase sales by $3 million in the first year; Collaborated with Executives to establish a Not For Profit, Profitable Giving Canada
  • While continuing to work as an Executive Assistant, Communications & Operations Manager I took on more complex roles, excited to learn & GROW MY TOOLBOX OF KNOWLEDGE. I like to “JUMP IN” to a complex situation and figure it out... EVEN WITH LITTLE EXPERIENCE, I CAN DO AMAZING THINGS.
  • Building Business Skills 2011 to 2013 Construction & Lien Case Project Manager • • • 17 Oakbank Road, Thornhill Construction: Interviewed, Negotiated, Contracted Multiple Trades to fix/complete deficiencies on time and budget; Achieved final pass on building and ESA inspections; Legal: sourced, interviewed, hired, collaborated with Lawyers, Quantity Surveyors – Assisted investigation: collecting replacement cost, managing construction completion • • Selling Property: sourced, interviewed, hired Real Estate Agents, Organized Final Interior and Exterior Design Elements; Managed property expenses & regular maintenance.
  • Building Business Skills 2012 to 2013 National Sales Distribution Manager, Director • • • • Justice Trading Ltd. Successfully recruited, trained, Managed Sales Team Reached $5 Million in Sales Within 6 Months; Personally and Virtually Communicated, Trained Associates on Complex Legal Concepts: Income Tax Act, Gifitng, CRA protocols and policies, financial programs; Lead Discussions, Implemented, Executed, and Oversaw Project Plans.
  • While accomplishing all of this, I found time to REALIZE MY PASSION! Slowly but surely, I expanded my health & wellness knowledge through yoga & yoga related theories.
  • A Dream Realized HEALTH & WELLNESS
  • A Mindful Approach to Healthy, Happy, Productivity 2012 to Present Wellness Consultant, Yoga Instructor Managing Minds www.managingminds.ca • • • • Mindful Leadership, Health, Wellness Coaching and Consulting. Develop and implement Yoga based Wellness Programs to Enhance Corporate Cultures using traditional theories, Results lead to Increases in Happiness, Health, and Productivity; Conduct dynamic seminars, workshops, and classes uniquely designed to suit goals, needs, timeframe using interactive tools
  • What Got Me Here EDUCATION
  • Health & Fitness Certificates 2013 2013 2012 2006 Emergency First Aid, CPR, AED Toronto CPR Yoga Therapy 200 HR Yoga Vidya Gurukal, India Yoga Teacher Training 200 HR Yoga Vidya Gurukal, India Personal Trainer Specialist Can Fit Pro
  • An Explanation of My Formal Education 2004 – 2006 Psychology York University Truth: I did not complete my BA Reason: Life & Health Interrupted However: I love education and constantly challenging my b r a i n . I read constantly and Google information incessantly But: This experience led me on a J O U R N E Y A journey of knowledge, experience, success, and achievements that few my age have accomplished. My experience in, and level of, business management and operational involvement has given me more training than many courses would have & I have had ample opportunities to prove I C A N , over and over again And I will show that same attitude to you
  • Albert Einstein said that, “The only source of knowledge is experience.” I have lots of it. http://www.tm.org/blog/enlightenment/albert-einstein/ http://wallpaperich.com/tag/einstein.html
  • Contact Me To Discuss: Your Needs, My Interest, And How We Can Excel Together. Email: Phone: Web: Social Media: karaleeburke@me.com karalee@managingminds.ca 416-889-4834 www.managingminds.ca