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Melissa Lopez


WSDIA Project Manager Role

Melissa Lopez

Project Manager

118 Greystone Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

August 15, 2023



Hello, I am excited for the opportunity to apply for this position! I am a South Jersey native who did a five-year stint in Florida a few years ago. Challenges excite me and innovation drives me. I believe that I have the passions and experience your company is looking for. I specialize in identifying ineffective processes and create strategies that will solve the client's dilemmas. I focus on surfacing the client's project purpose to unlock its power and achieve the highest potential. I believe that when you bring purpose to light, your project is halfway complete.

Skills & Experience


My skills and experience, particularly in project management, are strengths that I believe will satisfy the expectations for this role. In addition, I bring with me the following:

  • Allocating

  • Budgeting

  • Client management

  • Commitment to mission

  • Communication skills

  • Computer skills

  • Coordinating

  • Customer service

  • Entrepreneurial & helping natures

  • Experience in diverse industries

  • Instruction

  • Leadership- work, church, community

  • Organization

  • Planning

  • Process development

  • Proposals

  • Quickness in learning

  • Reading installation plans

  • Scheduling

  • Technologically adept

  • Timeline development

I have experience in these industries:

  • Project Management- 4 years

  • Medical- 2 years

  • Retail- 7 years*

  • Education- 10 years*

  • Fitness- 16 years*

  • Gravel- 2 years*

*included duties that were management or PM oriented

Work Experience


IHS Projects. LLC | Owner, Project Manager

Egg Harbor Township, NJ

2019 - current PT

I was able to start a part-time project management business in which I could focus on gaining a wide range of experience, while working within my purpose of bringing wholeness and harmony to homes, businesses, and communities. I use the purpose, power, potential model to improve processes.

Primary skills: planning, strategizing, organizing, processes building, proposals, leadership

Tilton Fitness | Director, Fitness Trainer

Galloway and Northfield, NJ

2008 - 2013, 2018 - 2020 FT

As Fitness Director, I managed member retention, equipment maintenance, coaches and the coaches program, club events and activities. As a trainer I managed clientele and client programs.

Primary skills: customer service, communication, coordinating, leadership, scheduling

Health and Fitness Enterprises, LLC | Owner, Fitness Trainer

Kissimmee, FL

2013 - 2018 FT

As a first-time business owner I learned to balance the skills of administration, business operation, invoicing, accounting, process formulation, workflow, timeline, management, and writing proposals.

Primary skills: administrative, operating, management, planning, strategizing

Atlantic City Board of Education Title 1 Parent Resource Center | Administrative Assistant

Atlantic City, NJ

2003 - 2013 FT

I worked to ensure that parents were informed about school policy and programming, and were active partners in their child's education. This was done through workshops, district-wide events, printed communications, coordinating with administrators, building relationships, and proving for families in need.

Primary skills: planning, coordinating, administrating, communication, Publisher, Word, Excel

I would be happy to provide further work experience upon request for:

The Home Depot | FT Flooring Specialist

Linwood Podiatry | PT Medical Assistant

Ole Hanson Sand & Gravel | Operator: FT Excavator & Frontend Loader

Additional Experience


Diabetes Training Camp Foundation | Staff

2022- current

Six years running, this unique foundation holds several camps and events to support those who desire to live an active lifestyle while managing their Type 1 diabetes. The camp teaches how to use technology and intuition to properly fuel during exercise. As a staff member, I assist with the planning, organizing, and execution of summer camps and annual fundraiser.

Parkway South SDA Church | Board Member, Community Service Leader, A/V Coordinator

2019 - current

Adventist Disaster Response | Board Member

2019 - 2020

A non-profit organization with FEMA recognition and certification that was deployed during disaster recovery. We were trained in the distribution of donations and coordination with local and federal agencies to restore security to devastated communities. In the off season, we provided educational resources and materials, such as flood buckets, in efforts to prepare homes. Unfortunately the pandemic has left the future of this program in limbo.

Professional Memberships

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • American Psychological Association (APA)

  • American Counseling Association (ACA

  • South Jersey Network Business Association (SJN)



Liberty University current

MA Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology

Liberty University 2020

BA Project Management, Minor in Psychology


  • NASM Personal Trainer, specialization in Corrective Exercise

  • Adult and Child CPR/AED/First Aid


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