About Gabrielle Proust

Professional Organizer | Productivity Improvement Specialist

I am a Dynamic Professional Organizer | Productivity Improvement Specialist who joyously transforms chaos into smooth, effective processes for companies and individuals so they can work more efficiently, realize bigger profits, and bring harmony to their life.

With more than 15 years in identifying process improvements, accounting, reconciliation, training, mentoring, and HR recruitment my diverse skill set gives me a variety of creative solutions for solving both business and personal organizational challenges.  As a member of the National Association of Productivity and Professional Organizers (NAPO) and NAPO-Oregon, I keep current learning best practices and staying up to date in software and smartphone applications.

Strengthfinders Top 5:
RESTORATIVE, ANALYTICAL, CONTEXT, LEARNER, and COMMAND

Education & Awards:
Workplace Productivity Certificate, NAPO, 2019
Entrepreneur Academy Certificate, Oregon City Chamber of Commerce, 2018
Trainer for Toastmasters Leadership Institute, District 7, 2013 – 2015
Distinguished Toastmaster Award, Toastmasters International, 2013
President’s Service Award, Toastmasters International, District 7, 2011
Mentor for Coffee Creek Correctional Facility clubs since 2009
Bachelors of Science, Physical Science, Humboldt State University, 1990 – 1995

Experience:
Sr. Executive Assistant at OHSU, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
Provided executive administrative support to the Vice President of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and the eight  department Administrative Assistants.  Project Coordinator for national recruiting searches of manager and director positions.

Administrative Project Coordinator (contractor), Narrowband Radio Project, PacifiCorp, Portland
Assisted three managers to improve project productivity and streamlined the digital records organization.

Office Administrator, DevelopmentNow, Portland
Updated the accounting system and transformed internal organization into orderly working structures.

Senior Executive Assistant, Oregon Health & Science University, President’s Office
Support to the Vice President-Chief Financial Officer and the Finance & Audit Committee of the OHSU Board.

Administrative Coordinator, OHSU, Hospital Administration
Provided support to the Associate Hospital Director of Finance and the Cardiac Service Line Director and their eight direct reports and departments.  Project coordinator for national recruiting searches for new managers and staff.

Office Assistant at Miller Accounting & Consulting, P.C., Portland
Assisted with administrative tasks and office procedures for effective operations.

Payroll Administrator, Bettendorf Trucking
Managed all aspects of bi-weekly payroll for 200+ employees in seven divisions throughout Oregon and California.

President, Board of Directors (volunteer) at North Coast Cooperative, Inc.
Transformed the membership for the Board of Directors by creating a professional and respectful environment which to discuss and plan strategies for continued company growth.