Profiles
Issue: July / August 2014

PROFILE – Julie Perrine

By - July 25, 2014

Julie Perrine is the Founder and CEO of All Things Admin
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Issue: July / August 2014

PROFILE – Matthew Want

By - July 25, 2014

Matthew Want is EA to Lucy Brazier, Publisher of Executive Secretary Magazine
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Issue: May / June 2014

PROFILE – Leeanne Graham

By - May 25, 2014

Can we start with a little background information? Where are you from and what is your current role? So I am 29 and live in South East London. My dad was in the army so I was born in West Berlin and as a child lived in places such as North Ireland and Canterbury in... Read more »
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Issue: March / April 2014

PROFILE – Jasmine Freeman

By - March 25, 2014

The road from being a 15 year old teenage mum to becoming Vice President & Chief Executive Assistant at Office Dynamics has not always been a smooth one but as Jasmine Freeman explains in this moving interview, there are positive lessons to be learned and inspiration to be found in every journey. Can we start... Read more »
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Issue: January / February 2014

PROFILE – Kimberly McFarland

By - January 25, 2014

The Association of Celebrity Assistants in the UK just celebrated their 10th Anniversary at an exclusive birthday bash hosted by The Dorchester. With representatives from their Los Angeles & New York Celebrity Assistant equivalents in attendance and a new ‘entente cordiale’ in place between the three organisations, Executive Secretary went to meet the three leading... Read more »
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Issue: November / December 2013

PROFILE – Dale Stafford

By - November 25, 2013

Dale Stafford is the Principal & Founder of The Principle Department Can we start with a little background information? My parents were both performers in Variety Theatre – my dad was the straight man in a comedy double act and my mum was an equilibrist and dancer – so I was that person you’ve heard... Read more »
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Issue: November / December 2013

PROFILE – Celebrating You! Inspirational extracts from three essay submissions

By - November 25, 2013

This year, Joan Burge, one of the first ladies of the Administrative Profession, celebrated the 20th year anniversary of her Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. Joan wanted to extend the celebration beyond herself and the longevity of the event. She wanted to celebrate the individuals who have made the event a true success for the... Read more »
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Issue: September / October 2013

PROFILE – Victoria Darragh

By - September 25, 2013

An award-winning EA in her own right as well as founder of the visionary and award-winning Hays PA Network, and the biggest conference currently in the UK, Executive Secretary went to find out what makes Victoria Darragh tick. Can we start with a little background information? Where are you from and what is your current... Read more »
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Issue: September / October 2013

PROFILE – Victoria Rabin

By - September 25, 2013

EAO and Behind Every Leader was launched in early 2012 and continues to grow exponentially. Founder and CEO Victoria Rabin explains how her passion and relentless drive for this profession originated from her years working as an Executive Assistant. Can we start with a little background information? Where are you from and what is your... Read more »
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Issue: July / August 2013

PROFILE – Anel Martin

By - July 23, 2013

Anel Martin is an award-winning South African assistant & task team member for IYOTSA What is your background? I was raised in a small town called Bloemfontein in the Free State (South Africa) and attended Eunice Girls High (my formative years have greatly influenced who I am today). I relocated to Pretoria in 1998 to... Read more »
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Issue: July / August 2013

PROFILE – Gloria Gratacos

By - July 23, 2013

Gloria Gratacos is the National Chairman of EUMA Spain Can we start with a little background information? Where are you from? I was born in Barcelona where I have been living and working almost my full life, except for one year (1990-1991) when I moved to Edinburgh (Scotland) to improve my English studies. I am... Read more »
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Issue: July / August 2013

PROFILE – Marina Ivie

By - July 23, 2013

Marina Ivie is an Executive Assistant. At the early age of 14, her life was turned upside down during a freak accident that caused her to lose her leg. At the age of fourteen, I had very little to think about beyond where I was going that weekend, what to wear, or how to do... Read more »
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Issue: July / August 2013

PROFILE – Adam Fidler

By - July 23, 2013

Adam Fidler is the European PR Officer for EUMA, (European Management Assistants) and Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive of Salford College Can we start with a little background information? Where are you from? My name is Adam Fidler and I’m currently the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive of Salford City College. I have... Read more »
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Issue: May / June 2013

PROFILE – Karlena Rannals

By - May 25, 2013

Karlena Rannals is the President of IAAP Can we start with a little background information? Where are you from? I was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. After leaving high school, I married a career Navy man and lived in numerous duty stations including Bethesda, MD; Norfolk, VA; Jacksonville, Florida; and Okinawa, Japan. After nearly... Read more »
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Issue: May / June 2013

PROFILE – Carolyn Pearson

By - May 25, 2013

Carolyn Pearson is the founder of maiden-voyage.com whose aim is to make business travel safe and social for women, globally. Can we start with a little background information? Where are you from? I’m originally from Pendle in Lancashire, steeped in folklore about witchcraft! What is your background? I left school at 16 with relatively few qualifications... Read more »
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Issue: May / June 2013

PROFILE – Janet Ashford

By - May 25, 2013

Janet Ashford is a course leader for the Institute of Directors (IoD) Can we start with a little background information? I started my career in a large law practice as Executive Assistant spending over 15 years working in both legal and auditing firms supporting senior Managing Partners and directors at an executive level. I then... Read more »