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Austin G. Lewey

Austin G. Lewey

Chicago
Summary

Public service professional with over two years of successful experience in project management and problem solving. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in local government. Strengths in customer service and Microsoft Office backed by training in Public Administration.

Overview
3
3
years of professional experience
6
6
years of post-secondary education
1
1
Certification
Work History

Small Business Relief Grant Program Intern

Choose DuPage
2020-07 - Current
  • Assist in the administration of the DuPage County Small Business Relief Grant Program.
  • Review and analyze applicants’ tax returns, P & L statements, and other financial documents to calculate grant recommendations.
  • Present recommendations to the Grant Committee resulting in approval of over 300 grants totaling $2 million.
  • Communicate and collaborate with applicants to ensure understanding of the requirements of the program and that proper documentation is submitted.

Special Projects Assistant

City Of Wheaton, IL
2018-07 - 2020-05
  • Spearheaded the formation of the Public Works Annual Report by writing and visually depicting data from each division.
  • Analyzed public works accident reports and discovered trends that led to more training sessions for the employees.
  • Researched and developed a new special events ordinance and online special events application with internal stakeholders in the organization.
  • Solved problems and answered questions for citizens about the Ride DuPage and Senior Housing Assistance Programs, awarded over 30 new applications for both programs.
  • Coordinated CPR/First Aid training sessions for over 30 Public Works employees to ensure correct practices are followed in emergency situations.
  • Assisted in writing the RFP for the parking payment technology project in which resulted in the installation of four new pay stations and a mobile parking app.

Accounts Receivable and Purchasing Assistant

Ariens Specialty Brands
2018-01 - 2018-06
  • Collaborated directly with vendors and customers to resolve shipping errors.
  • Troubleshooted a variety of purchase order problems for vendors.

Administrative Intern

Village Of Poplar Grove, IL
2017-09 - 2017-12
  • Analyzed and resolved citizen complaints.
  • Researched and developed a Building Permit Application Packet for the Building Department.
  • Established and drafted 10 Standard Operating Procedures for Public Works employees to follow.
  • Developed an asset tracking system to ensure routine maintenance of Village equipment & facilities.
Education

Master of Public Administration Local Government Management

Northern Illinois University
2018-08 - 2020-05

Bachelor of Science Public Policy and Administration, Planning and Budgeting

University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater
2013-09 - 2017-12
Skills
Grants

Outstanding communication skills

Presentations

Problem-solving

Report preparation

Detail-oriented

Project Management

Budgeting

Customer Service

Affiliations

Pi Alpha Alpha Honors Society (PAA)

Certification

Foundations of Performance Analytics: Practical Applications Issuing authority, Johns Hopkins University for Government Excellence Ce

2019-09
Timeline

Small Business Relief Grant Program Intern

Choose DuPage
2020-07 - Current

Foundations of Performance Analytics: Practical Applications Issuing authority, Johns Hopkins University for Government Excellence Ce

2019-09

Master of Public Administration Local Government Management

Northern Illinois University
2018-08 - 2020-05

Special Projects Assistant

City Of Wheaton, IL
2018-07 - 2020-05

Accounts Receivable and Purchasing Assistant

Ariens Specialty Brands
2018-01 - 2018-06

Administrative Intern

Village Of Poplar Grove, IL
2017-09 - 2017-12

Bachelor of Science Public Policy and Administration, Planning and Budgeting

University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater
2013-09 - 2017-12