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Vincent Defebo Address: 1241 Prospect Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15227 Phone: 412.908.9670 E-mail Address: vd11ff834@westpost.

net Areas of Focus: Project Management and Business Development -----------------------------------------------------------Summary of Qualifications -----------------------------------------------------------Highly accomplished, diligent, and multifaceted professional, offering comprehensive years of experience in budget planning and scheduling as well as production and project management. Equipped with legal, financial, and accounting statement and concepts expertise. Successful in completing projects within various physical locations, both nationally and internationally, as well as surpassing expectations and rendering optimum levels of service regardless of time constraints or special considerations. Visionary with an entrepreneurial attitude; capable of leading and motivating people at all levels to achieve maximum potential while attaining corporate objectives. Expert at utilizing outstanding observation, sound judgment, logistic skills, and resourcefulness in identifying and resolving problems in a timely and efficient manner. Known for a keen eye for detail, paired with great interpersonal and rapport-building abilities. Capable of multitasking in fiercely competitive and fast-paced environments without compromising quality and timely completion of projects. -----------------------------------------------------------Areas of Expertise -----------------------------------------------------------Project Scope Development Budget Implementation and Cost Control Large Event Production Research Analysis and Data Management Process and Productivity Improvement Contingency Plans Development Internal and External Resources Operations Time Management and Prioritization Problem Resolution and Logistics Leadership and Staff Management -----------------------------------------------------------Career Highlights -----------------------------------------------------------Business Development and Operations .Successfully augmented sales by 3% by maintaining and expanding a book of business worth $3M.

.Led the development and implementation of procedures, budgets, and business plan for the ground-up establishment of a $250M studio production facility. .Played an integral role in the profitable sales of a business plan to real estate developers. .Applied dynamic leadership skills in coordinating day-to-day operations of a departmental staff consisting of more than 20 professionals. .Strictly monitored the approval of purchase process, payroll, and timekeeping. Project Management and Production Functions .Expertly executed the preparation of production plans, budgets, schedules, and creative solutions for the production of feature length films as well as the financial analysis of films and film-related projects. .Assumed full responsibility in overseeing the rental and daily operations of a film soundstage. .Administered dynamic project management and provided innovative solutions and consultation in organizing and storing client information and records. .Played a pivotal role in the completion of the Rango/Cheap as Dirt Production project. .Maintained ongoing and professional relationships with the President of Feature Production Management Worldwide by supervising the Paramount's feature film productions with an annual cost of approximately $750M. .Modified and improved the Film Tax Incentive laws in Puerto Rico through close collaboration with lawyers and government officials of the country. .Contributed in directing the project and financial analysis of film projects, which resulted in the timely completion of production deadlines within budget constraints. .Demonstrated exceptional performance and earned recognition for completing projects on time and achieving corporate goals and objectives. .Exemplified outstanding skills as an intern and earned promotion as a member of the production staff. .Rendered support and assistance to the game-day video production at Heinz Field and Steelers TV. .Performed diverse tasks, such as logging and editing game footage as well as highlight and administrative videos. Customer Service and Employee Relations .Regularly interfaced with clients while handling accounts, resulting in the attainment of total customer satisfaction, boosted referrals, and repeat business.

.Provided exemplary assistance and support to producers in managing the productions budget and shooting schedule. .Prepared and organized actor's schedules and performed contract negotiation deals with actor, crew, and outside vendors. .Took charge of hiring and recruiting assistants and intern staff. .Established strong rapport with other departmental staff to secure cost control reduction and maximize utilization of service agreements and equipment rentals. -----------------------------------------------------------Career History -----------------------------------------------------------Director of Operations, 2010-Present Island Studios, Pittsburgh, PA Production Manager, 2010-Present Smithfield Street Productions, Pittsburgh, PA Consultant, 2008-2010 JenMar LLC/Marc Anthony Productions, New York, NY Account Manager, 2010 Business Records Management, Pittsburgh, PA Production Associate, 2008-2009 East 96th Street Films, Los Angeles, CA Staff Manager/Executive Assistant to the President, 2004-2008 Paramount Pictures, Los Angeles, CA Production Assistant/Intern, 2003-2004 Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh, PA -----------------------------------------------------------Education -----------------------------------------------------------Bachelor of Science in Electronic Media Production Kent State University . Kent, OH | 2003 Graduated with Honors -----------------------------------------------------------Affiliations and Activities -----------------------------------------------------------Former President and Vice President/Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon National Fraternity Team Manager/ Walk-on Member, Kent State Basketball Team Volunteer, James Harrison Family Foundation Board Member, American Serbian Club of Pittsburgh

Active Member, Holy Trinity Cathedral Church -----------------------------------------------------------Technical Skills -----------------------------------------------------------Microsoft Office Application: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on both Windows and Mac