Carol Van Gorp
RCE, CAE, CIPS, e-Pro
Past Experience

The REALTORã Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches                  2000 to 2003

Miami, Florida

 

Vice President – Finance and Information Services – Responsible for administration of 20  member staff, financial data, investment and cash flow management, Information Technology, and all membership and billing functions for an association with over 10,000 members.  Enhanced association competitiveness in “Board of choice” environment by increasing member benefits and focusing member awareness on perceived benefits of membership.  Implemented more efficient delivery of association communications and services to members resulting in increased member loyalty and reduced attrition. Responsible for strategic positioning, member relations, and all financial, tax and facility management.

 

  • Increased member insurance benefits and extended coverage while lowering health premiums
  • Lowered annual audit fees by $30,000 annually without increasing staff expense
  • Achieved a completely clean audit opinion with no management letter recommendations
  • Creatively enhanced member’s ability to compete internationally by sourcing and negotiating automatic entry of all member MLS listings for international viewing.

NACORE International (now CoreNet Global)                                                      1998 to 2000

International Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives

West Palm Beach, Florida

 

Information Systems Manager – IT Administrator for an international association of 3,900 corporate, commercial members and Commercial REALTORS®. Supervised data conversion, installation, customization and user training of database for member and prospect information.  Redesigned accounting systems and procedures, evaluated and selected new accounting software. Designed User menu and queries for data verification and data mining.  Managed out-source vendors. Participated in development and execution of strategic plans which contributed to overall growth in membership.

·       Wrote User-friendly documentation to illustrate corporate procedures

·       Designed and Coordinated new web site

·       Enabled over $100,000 non-dues revenue collection from web site activities

·       Extensive Chapter/Special Interest Group Involvement

VAN GORP, C.P.A.
1996 to 1998

Certified Public Accountants

Delray Beach, Florida

 

Accounting and software consulting services to small to mid-sized companies in the South Florida area. 

 

UNIFORCE STAFFING SERVICES
(now Comforce Corporation)
      
1993 to 1996

Boca Raton, Florida

 

Office Automation Specialist,
National Account Manager and AS/400 Support Director

 

ARIES SOFTWARE CORPORATION     
(purchased subsequently by Software 2000)
1986 to 1992

Louisville,Kentucky                                                                                                                   

Vice President -
(promoted from Financial Accounting Software Manager) 


CHURCHILL DOWNS, INC.
   
1985 to 1986

Louisville, Kentucky
Manager of Data Processing

 

KENTUCKY OPERA ASSOCIATION
1982 to 1985

Louisville, Kentucky 
Director of Finance.

 

TESCO (Transportation Engineering Services Company)
1978 to 1982

Louisville, Kentucky 
Purchasing Agent/Cost Accountant

 
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF LOUISVILLE, KY
1976-1978
Louisville, Kentucky 
Purchasing Agent/Cost Accountant

 

 

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