How can I help you?
I enjoy helping others simplify their lives, and I love being of service! I am passionate about organization, thinking outside the box, managing projects and people, coordinating events and simplifying processes.
I serve my Clients by taking non-income producing tasks off their plates so that they can focus on the bigger picture.
I am dedicated and focused, able to prioritize and multi-task, and follow through to achieve project goals. I am your passionate Chief of Staff and an antidote to your chaos!
“You can get the kind of results that you are looking for in life if you are willing to work smart to achieve them”
~ Les Brown
What’s my story?
With 25 years of experience as an Executive Assistant supporting C-Suite Executives and Board of Directors of Global Corporations, I was experiencing a growing discontent with sitting in a cubicle day in and day out. I was fast approaching corporate burnout despite loving what I did and being good at it! I was tired of 10-12 hour days, being on call 24/7, and over an hour in the Southern California traffic.
I was tired of working so hard to make someone else’s dream come true. I needed to find a passion for my work and life again. After some soul searching, meditation, and the creation of vision boards, I started my own business, The Virtual Assistant & Company.
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”
~ Lao Tzu (Ancient Chinese philosopher and writer)
Who do I work with?
Those who share similar core values.
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“Kathleen was hired to assist the partners and executives of Pacific Sotheby’s Realty. During her time with PSIR, I found her to be very professional, polite, dependable, and would do whatever it took to get the job done. She interacted with the executives, marketing, staff members, agents and clients. She managed my calendar and email, set up confidential meetings, helped organize company events, worked with marketing, and managed the company Help Desk. Additionally, Kathleen provided support for the property management aspects of our 20+ offices and was the point of contact between World Housing and PSIR for the Agents of Change program. It was a pleasure to work with her and I highly recommend her services.”
President, Global Luxury Division, Coldwell Banker
“Kathleen has a sixth sense for not only what I’ll need, but possible risks to our success. She smooths the way for everything from meeting dynamics to working with prickly personalities. Everything comes together faster, works better, and is more pleasant when Kathleen is working with us. She is a consummate professional whose awareness and insights help everyone navigate the dynamic change required to compete in today’s global economy.”