JODY A. GOAD



CONTACT INFORMATION:

Available upon request from an electronic mail address (on a business server).



OBJECTIVE:

Position that includes financing responsibilities in a technical/business environment.



EDUCATION:

Master in Business Administration:  Pamplin College, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University:
     Graduated May 2000; Concentration:  Finance(Corporate Financial Management)                         GPA:  3.7/4.0

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University:  Graduated May 1998
     (with minor in History)                                                                                                                GPA: 3.4/4.0



EMPLOYMENT:

CELANESE ACETATE, Narrows, VA, July 2000 - Present

        Full-time position completing financial analysis of capital projects, performing budgeting and forecasting analyses on product lines and the entire plant.
        Participating in cross-functional operating teams in order to better understand positions of various departments at facility.

BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY CENTER, Blacksburg, VA, March 1999 - September 1999

        Part-time position performing market feasibility analyses on innovations developed at Virginia Tech including contacting prospective companies for licensing of products.

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY, VIRGINIA TECH, Blacksburg, VA, May 1998 August 1998

        Research via funding of the National Science Foundation on High Speed Civil Transport for Boeing Aircraft (titanium/polyimide bond characteristics).

MILLENIUM PETROCHEMICALS, INC., Cincinnati, OH, May 1997 May 1998

        Full-time intern position at Virginia Tech doing research via a grant by the Center for Adhesive and Sealant Science on warm-melt adhesives (EVA copolymers).  Attended Adhesion Science Short Course in June 1997 for this position.

CARROLL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Hillsville, VA, July 1995 - August 1996 (summers)

        Teacher aide in Summer Enhancement Program at Fancy Gap Elementary School.

CIRCUIT COURT CLERK OF CARROLL COUNTY, Hillsville, VA, May 1995 - July 1996

        Assistant Clerk aiding Deputy Clerks in word processing, intrepreting financing statements, preparing marriage licenses, microfilming records, processing capias and warrants, and assisting patrons with genealogy research. Notary Public in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


COMPUTER SKILLS:

Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Adobe Photoshop, and numerous Internet-related programs.
Program in BASIC and HTML and operate webpages (creation/administration).



ACTIVITIES:

Alpha Chi Sigma, the professional fraternity in chemistry; currently the alumni secretary of the coed fraternity.  President of the fraternity in 97-98 and reporter in the 96-97; while President, increased membership 150% and led chapter to highest national rating and best professional activity chapter in nation.
MBA Association; involved in Corporate Relations Committee and Quest
Carroll County Genealogy Club (Virginia); the founding President in 1994 as a senior in high school; helped write and edit two books to date.
Phi Alpha Theta (honor society in history), Carroll County Historical Society (Virginia), the National Arbor Day Foundation, and the Military Order of Stars and Bars.