Rachael
Herman

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Hello, I'm
Rachael.

Data Analysis | Programming | Business Intelligence

About Me

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Name: Rachael Herman

Email: rherman@yourimprint.net

Phone: (720) 299-6721

Location: Fort Collins, CO

My Passion: I am passionate about data science, programming, and business intelligence.

Databases

Anaysis

Systems

Code

Statistics

Education

Lifelong Learner

With insatiable curiosity and a desire to constantly improve my skills, I’ve spent most of my life learning through university courses, online programs, forums, webinars, and more.

Please visit my LinkedIn Profile to see recent LinkedIn Learning courses, certifications, and other topics.

2021 - 2022

Colorado State University GC

BSc in Management Information Systems and Business Analytics, 4.0 GPA.
Relevant Coursework: Programming; Information Systems; Web Analytics; Statistics in Business Analytics; Database Concepts; Data Mining; Data Science Foundations; Data Ethics

2019 - 2021

Front Range Community College

A.A. with Business Specialization, 4.0 GPA

Honors & Specializations

Phi Theta Kappa International Membership

Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration

SAS-CSU Global Academic Specialization in Statistics and Data Mining for Business Intelligence

Skills

Proven experience delivering high-quality projects on time and on budget.  Talent for quickly mastering new topics, with a strong passion for developing new skills. Diplomatic and tactful. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Able to maintain a good sense of humor and optimism under pressure. Strong problem-solving, mathematical, statistical and analytical skills with exceptional business acumen. Excellent communication and organizational skills with a team-focused attitude.

Tools of the Trade

SAS, RStudio, IDLE for Python, IntelliJ, Jupyter Notebooks, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, Sublime Text, Chrome DevTools, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Google Data Studio, Git and GitHub (Check out my profile!), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Power Query, WordPress, Google Analytics, Google Suite services, Talend, Snowflake, BigQuery.

Languages

SQL, R, SAS, Python, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, and Java (beginner level)

Programming
75%
Information Systems Analysis & Design
80%
Database Design & Management
85%
Data Analytics & Visualization
90%
Business Intelligence & Statistics
90%
Content Marketing and Management
95%
Communication and Organization
100%

Knowledge

Here are the kernels of wisdom gained from a lifetime of craft development through gumption, grit, and grind.

Experience

2008-2022

Your Imprint (Contract), Marketing & Systems Analyst

  • Customized analytics reports and dashboards in Power BI and Google Data Studio to visualize core KPIs, saving time in manual reporting work
  • Aggregated unstructured and structured data to identify and promote best-selling products and services; led to hundreds of thousands in new revenue for multiple companies
  • Collected Google Analytics data on the top user devices to redesign website and maximize conversions; led to more than 30% increase in sales for a retail client
  • Modernized communications with customers through automation using cloud platforms, resulting in increased lead generation and conversions for multiple clients
HARD SKILLS:
  • Collaboration with subject matter experts to establish business requirements and implement projects
  • Creation and querying of relational databases
  • SQL and MySQL
  • SAS, R, and Python programming for statistical analysis and business intelligence
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP in WordPress
  • Excel, PowerQuery, Power BI, Google Data Studio, and Tableau for data visualization and analysis
  • Information systems analysis and design through the SDLC process
    Agile and waterfall methodologies for project management
  • Google Analytics, Search Console, and Tag Manager
  • Advanced SEO skills
  • A/B testing and analysis on marketing campaigns
  • Regression modeling
  • Content strategy and management
SOFT SKILLS
  • Astute business acumen
  • Insatiably curious
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Creative problem solver
  • Analytical and mathematical skills
  • Lifelong student
  • Excellent communicator
  • Leadership skills and a team player
  • Respectful and compassionate

2006-2015

Multiple Companies, Medical & Legal Transcriptionist

  • Transcribed medical and legal dictations, edited voice recognition files, and worked independently; required to understand and translate confidential information
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of large accounts and provide transcription analytics to managers and clients, leading to improved productivity on a remote team of 75
  • Prepare medical reports for acute care hospitals, clinics, and surgery centers ensuring compliance with requirements of HIPAA and tight deadlines
  • Accurate and exceptional knowledge of radiology, acute and clinical care
  • Proficient documentation of legal, law enforcement, and court records with 99% quality
  • Proficient use of EMRs like Epic, Oracle Cerner, Phoenix Ortho, and Meditech
TEAM LEADERSHIP, TRAINING, AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
  • Oversee proper record release of information and ensure all legal requirements of privacy were upheld
  • Developed and implemented Pediatric Certification Program for Medical Language Specialists
  • Researched and created a 4-part examination for certification, using analytics to demonstrate success rates
  • Run bonuses, games, and “coffee-break” meetings over conferences (virtual office).
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to keep up with the 25,000+ lines per day, as well as meet quality standards of 98.5% or higher
  • Perform quarterly performance reviews using statistical analytics
  • Develop and educate the team about HIPAA laws, regulations, and updates

Projects

statistics analytics hypothesis testing

Analysis of Z-Scores for the mtcars Dataset

May 8, 2022 For this project, I will use the R program to analyze data in the mtcars dataset. The dataset information was called first, after which the string_vector code was used to analyze eight of the ten variables. Following

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entity relationship diagram database planning

The Curiosity Shop Data Model

March 5, 2022  The Curiosity Shop is expanding its database applications to include a simplified inventory system and employee and customer data storage. Management would like to see an entity-relationship diagram that establishes a blueprint for the new design. The

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Contact Me

Let's Talk

Only so much can be taken from a resume. My schedule is flexible for video or phone interviews.  I am also available for in-person meetings in or around Fort Collins, CO. I have a private home office space that can accommodate sensitive discussions.