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Contemporary VA is a US-based virtual assistant organization providing business and professionals with a variety of online assistants who do all the things (and more!) that an onsite assistant can do, but in a scalable solution, without the headaches of hiring, training, insurance and taxes.
Our team is made up of English-speaking professionals who are located worldwide. While the majority of our team is located in North America, given the need to fulfill a variety of time zones with around-the-clock service, we have begun to locate, hire, and train a variety of English-speaking professionals in the UK, Australia and across Europe.
Each VA goes through a rigorous selection and testing process, a basic training program, a more advanced apprenticeship program, and is expected to participate in ongoing skill upgrades. Our core team of VA’s comes from a variety of backgrounds, including small business, legal, medical, and more. This allows us to match your business with the perfect VA.
We're struggling to come up with an adjective that encapsulates someone who does all this while simultaneously inspiring others, holding himself to highest standards of ethics, and exuding the kind of patient, reasoned leadership that comes with time in the trenches.
Antoinette (Toni) Simoni isn't one to turn down a challenge - which is good, because her position as Board Liaison offers plenty of them. She's responsible for ensuring her clients are able to align their visions with the daily operations of the company, and her never-say-never attitude ensures that no request is too great to tackle. Toni's tackled many a seemingly-impossible juxtaposition of a company's board and owners' priorities and delivered miracle after miracle to her grateful clients.
Jennifer Gallagher is a consummate professional whose education, experience and effectiveness put her in demand. As General Manager, her drive to go above and beyond the expected translate into sterling results, and her ability to anticipate needs shows in both her efficiency and bottom lines.
Bethany Wilson has proven she can achieve excellence in any business environment. Her diverse background includes successful stints in a wide range of fields including communications, graphic design, legal writing, and the U.S. Army.
Patrice Kelly understands that less is more, especially when it comes to your business systems and communications. Her job is to clear out the extraneous clutter and streamline her clients' organizations so that everything runs more smoothly and efficiently - without losing efficacy, naturally. Her years of experience and analytical mind help her find new ways every day for her clients to run their businesses better than they ever have before.
Whenever your virtual assistant exceeds your expectations, gives you what you need before you think to ask for it, or simply fits into your team so seamlessly you can't imagine how you did without them, you're looking at Christine Koscielniak's work. She's our Human Resource Manager at CVA, and she seeks out and retains the highly qualified and personable virtual assistants that make up our devoted team.
Angela Anderson describes herself as "an administrative assistant on steroids" - and she means it in the best possible way. As a dynamo in the virtual-assisting realm, Angela has constantly proven she's up to any task, no matter how large or how complex, and that she has the stamina and intelligence to see projects over every possible hurdle to achieve her clients' goals.
Ursula Nakeda Burden isn't kidding when she says she's a quick learner: she's mastered a wide range of fields and a complex array of skills that have proven an enormous asset to her clients whom she serves as a virtual assistant. With talent, a quick mind, and an intelligence that has driven her to succeed in every task she sets her mind to, Ursula is an extremely valuable addition to any company's team.
Rachel Braam isn't satisfied with a job well done. This enthusiastic performer keeps going until every task could justifiably be called excellently done.
Thomas Molina is the friendliest troubleshooter you'll ever meet. Most calculating minds come with distant demeanors; Thomas bucks the stereotype by coupling his diagnostic and analytical skills with an open rapport, easygoing demeanor, and sincere desire to connect with others.
The social media world is constantly changing, and no one knows that better than Aimee Sadler. An administrative assistant with extensive experience in helping clients form a social media presence, Aimee knows that the only way to stay on top of social media is to be willing to adapt, learn, and innovate every single day - and that's why she provides those qualities to her clients every day.
Everything is possible with patience and persistence, says Christine Kish, and having adopted this personal philosophy and in twenty years in the business sector, she's proved it time and again
No one knows better how to keep a business running smoothly than someone who has successfully owned and operated their own - and Clara Church has no less than three successful businesses under her belt.
The foundation of every successful business is organization, but Jessica Brown knows all too well that when organization is left to those who already have too much on their plate, the processes that make a business run smoothly can go to wrack and ruin all too quickly. She's made it her personal mission to eliminate the day-to-day headaches that managers and business owners frequently take on themselves in addition to their responsibilities keeping the company moving toward success.
Julie Ann Schmidt is the one who makes the wheels go round in your organization. The project manager to end all project managers, Julie can orchestrate any event to perfection, from writing up a contract to throwing an enormous event. If you're looking for a conductor to make sure every piece of your organization is perfectly in tune and contributing to the overall goals of your company, Julie's the one who can make it happen.
When it comes to virtual assistance, who better to anticipate a company's needs than a woman who has experienced the trials and tribulations of business owning firsthand? Laura Dennis knows just what you're looking for in a VA because she's been there herself - and she wants to make sure her clients never feel unsupported.
Lillian Koening knows that working from home is more complex than it may seem, and she's prepared to help her clients navigate that complexity in all its fine details. In her capacity as a professional administrative, technical, and creative assistant to clients who work from home, Lillian believes in proficiency, empowerment, open and honest communication, pioneering work, the free exchange of ideas, and perhaps most importantly - balance.
Oriana Ballard is a philosopher when it comes to business. She believes in the line between tradition and innovation, that a temporary failure is by no means as important as a successful end result, and that by keeping her client's happiness paramount in her mind, she can accomplish far more than the average virtual assistant.
Russell Bonchu isn't just a virtual assistant - he's a true right-hand man. In his work handling the customer service, administrative tasks, and correspondence for his clients, Russell strives not simply to assist but to embody the unique approach and style his clients embody in their businesses. With Russell behind the scenes, you can venture into new and more extravagant ways to expand your business knowing you have a dedicated and devoted VA keeping the foundation steady.
Every client wishes they had a VA who could do all of the extraneous work exactly as they would do it - if, that is, they had the time. In Theresa Snedeker, they get their wish. Theresa Snedeker believes that a good virtual assistant should be an extension of her client - the extra arm they always wished they had, the extra few hours that are never at the end of the day.
Tracie Coatsworth believes that clients are the greatest key to success, and not merely as the source of the demand for which a company provides the supply. The level of client satisfaction that any company delivers directly translates into the amount of success that company sees in its lifetime, and Tracie has the experience to prove this theory correct.
Christina McCandlish understands that the key to customer satisfaction is healthy dialogue, which is why she always goes out of her way with her clients to make sure they’re well informed about their projects and happy with the progress being made.
Cindi Slapak brings a fresh perspective - and a hawk's eye for details - to any project or problem. Specializing in the fields of accounting and customer service, Cindi has performed admirably in both industries for over 20 years. She is adept at handling large volumes of work without missing a beat; in the past she has handled 200 calls a day as an answer service operator with ease.
To call Ali Rowan an overachiever would be a bit of an understatement. A talented graphic designer with a perfectionist's penchant for meeting every deadline on time and delivering even more than any client could expect, Ali has reached a level of professionalism, poise, and talent that makes her a bright star even in our extremely qualified pool of talent.
Efficiency and effectiveness are Daniel Holland's watchwords, and he makes sure that every website development contract he works on reflects those two sterling business qualities.
Web development isn't fun for a lot of us. Figuring out exactly how to make your web design easy for every customer to use without frustration, understanding why a piece of code isn't working properly and fixing it, or spending a few hours tinkering with the back end just to make it that much more likely that a potential customer clicks through to make a sale - that's not what most of us do for fun.
Louise Edgerton manages an entire team of high-caliber web content writers, applying over a decade of corporate administration, managerial experience and customer service skills to offer a full-service skilled team of professional experts for all online content needs.
Stockbridge Truslow has been fascinated by computer programming for over 30 years - and to maintain a fascination that long, you're constantly finding new aspects of your subject to enjoy.
Trish Lambert has a lot of arrows in her marketing quiver. In a career that spans more years than she wants to admit, Trish has managed a wide range of online and offline marketing programs for clients from solo businesses to Fortune 500 companies. In her words, she "communicates for results," providing an array of copy writing services that meet or exceed the client's objectives. Whether it's a white paper for the sales team or a personal message to the company's customers, Trish puts together the right words for the right outcome.