Meet Your Personal Branding Team

At Executive Resume Writers, you don’t just get a resume writer. You get an entire team dedicated to your success.

We invite you to request a conversation with one of our account executives to discuss your career successes. There is no charge for this call and it will give both of us the opportunity to determine if working together makes sense.

Amanda

Amanda brings a unique perspective to engaging with ERW’s clients. Capitalizing on her human resources background, she possesses an exceptional understanding of human behavior, complemented by an ability to compel action.

Amanda serves as a strategic partner to executive-level clients to define brand-building strategies that enable clients to achieve career goals. Amanda is recognized for her strengths in guiding clients through their career journey, offering comprehensive assistance in the best practices related to career development and overall brand management.

Prior to joining Executive Resume Writers, she counseled companies in connection with employment issues across California and the Northwest. She helped businesses secure appropriate guidance from attorneys, HR professionals, and benefits experts to advise on employee relations matters and HR compliance. 

When not helping our clients with their career success, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends. An adventurer at heart, Amanda enjoys hiking and any water activity and always has a book close by that she is reading or listening to.

Amanda
Amanda Rusk

Amanda

Amanda brings a unique perspective to engaging with ERW’s clients. Capitalizing on her human resources background, she possesses an exceptional understanding of human behavior, complemented by an ability to compel action.

Amanda serves as a strategic partner to executive-level clients to define brand-building strategies that enable clients to achieve career goals. Amanda is recognized for her strengths in guiding clients through their career journey, offering comprehensive assistance in the best practices related to career development and overall brand management.

Prior to joining Executive Resume Writers, she counseled companies in connection with employment issues across California and the Northwest. She helped businesses secure appropriate guidance from attorneys, HR professionals, and benefits experts to advise on employee relations matters and HR compliance.

When not helping our clients with their career success, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends. An adventurer at heart, Amanda enjoys hiking and any water activity and always has a book close by that she is reading or listening to.

Rachel

Desiree

Part of the client success management team, Desiree is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their goals by executing a comprehensive engagement and communications strategy that proactively builds client relationships and identifies their needs. She works closely with the ERW team to provide client insight to achieve high level customer satisfaction throughout the process.

Prior to joining ERW, Desiree was in property management and sales, where she worked alongside executive leaders, business owners and professionals from all walks of life to find the best solutions to each of their needs. She has always been devoted to her clients and will do whatever it takes to ensure their satisfaction.

When not working with our clients on their career success, Desiree enjoys living in the Panhandle of Texas with her husband, two kids and two large pups. Desiree loves traveling with her family and playing softball on the weekends with her city league team.

Amanda Rusk

Desiree

Part of the client success management team, Desiree is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their goals by executing a comprehensive engagement and communications strategy that proactively builds client relationships and identifies their needs. She works closely with the ERW team to provide client insight to achieve high level customer satisfaction throughout the process.

Prior to joining ERW, Desiree was in property management and sales, where she worked alongside executive leaders, business owners and professionals from all walks of life to find the best solutions to each of their needs. She has always been devoted to her clients and will do whatever it takes to ensure their satisfaction.

When not working with our clients on their career success, Desiree enjoys living in the Panhandle of Texas with her husband, two kids and two large pups. Desiree loves traveling with her family and playing softball on the weekends with her city league team.

Lisa

Lisa consults with experienced executives and senior-level professionals on strategies for career growth through effective branding, networking, and executive career coaching. She provides one-on-one consulting and supports clients’ personal brands with solutions that best align with their career goals. She has a successful track record of consulting with executives to positively influence career advancement through mission-driven branding.

Prior to joining Executive Resume Writers, Lisa drove growth for a digital signage and music company. She helped design and implement consistent customer experiences for both large and small brands across verticals including healthcare, commercial real estate, hospitality, fitness, banking and finance, and oil and gas.

Lisa
Amanda Rusk

Lisa

Lisa consults with experienced executives and senior-level professionals on strategies for career growth through effective branding, networking, and executive career coaching. She provides one-on-one consulting and supports clients’ personal brands with solutions that best align with their career goals. She has a successful track record of consulting with executives to positively influence career advancement through mission-driven branding.

Prior to joining Executive Resume Writers, Lisa drove growth for a digital signage and music company. She helped design and implement consistent customer experiences for both large and small brands across verticals including healthcare, commercial real estate, hospitality, fitness, banking and finance, and oil and gas.

Rachel

Kati

As a member of the client success management team, Kati partners with clients to tell their unique story. Through in-depth personal conversation, she develops a strong rapport with clients to uncover and showcase their distinct successes and achievements.

Prior to joining the ERW team, Kati made an impact in the tech industry and higher education as a project and events manager, as well as in recruitment for her alma mater. Kati spent a decade in higher education as a recruiter and then managing projects and events for the fundraising team. Before that she worked in the tech industry managing B2B programs and events.

Kati is based in Kankakee, Illinois, about an hour south of Chicago. When not working with our clients on their career success, Kati enjoys life with her husband and their two cats. She loves spending time at the beach or at her hometown lake in Michigan, as well as settling in at home with a bowl of popcorn for a good movie.

Rachel

Kati

As a member of the client success management team, Kati partners with clients to tell their unique story. Through in-depth personal conversation, she develops a strong rapport with clients to uncover and showcase their distinct successes and achievements.

Prior to joining the ERW team, Kati made an impact in the tech industry and higher education as a project and events manager, as well as in recruitment for her alma mater. Kati spent a decade in higher education as a recruiter and then managing projects and events for the fundraising team. Before that she worked in the tech industry managing B2B programs and events.

Kati is based in Kankakee, Illinois, about an hour south of Chicago. When not working with our clients on their career success, Kati enjoys life with her husband and their two cats. She loves spending time at the beach or at her hometown lake in Michigan, as well as settling in at home with a bowl of popcorn for a good movie.

Melissa

Part of the client success management team, Melissa is passionate about helping professionals achieve their goals by clarifying their unique value proposition and crafting a compelling career success story. She works closely with the entire ERW team, including our writers, editors, and coaches to deliver outstanding service and develop long-term client relationships.

Prior to joining the ERW team, Melissa was in the digital marketing space, where she worked alongside business coaches, copywriters, and small business owners to develop successful marketing strategies, create unique digital content, and manage client accounts and teams.

When not working with our clients on their career success, Melissa enjoys life in sunny Colorado with her boyfriend and their rescue puppy. Melissa loves seeing live music locally and abroad, exploring the Denver food scene, and spending time in the mountains (preferably when they’re covered with snow).

Melissa
Melissa Erdman

Melissa

Part of the client success management team, Melissa is passionate about helping professionals achieve their goals by clarifying their unique value proposition and crafting a compelling career success story. She works closely with the entire ERW team, including our writers, editors, and coaches to deliver outstanding service and develop long-term client relationships.

Prior to joining the ERW team, Melissa was in the digital marketing space, where she worked alongside business coaches, copywriters, and small business owners to develop successful marketing strategies, create unique digital content, and manage client accounts and teams.

When not working with our clients on their career success, Melissa enjoys life in sunny Colorado with her boyfriend and their rescue puppy. Melissa loves seeing live music locally and abroad, exploring the Denver food scene, and spending time in the mountains (preferably when they’re covered with snow).

Rachel

Rachel

Rachel coaches and advises executive clients on best practices for personal branding and career management. She collaborates with clients to understand their goals and develop strategies that will help them realize their career objectives. In the current competitive job market, her mission is to help clients create a unique career story and the value they can bring to a new, challenging role.

With the understanding that all business is built on relationships, Rachel endeavors to forge meaningful, lasting partnerships that are rooted in trust, candor, and open communication. She considers herself a part of her clients’ career success team.

Prior to joining Executive Resume Writers, she served in an advisory role with Paychex, where she consulted with client companies to help them optimize performance, reduce redundancies, and drive efficiencies and profitability.

When not working with our clients on their career success, Rachel enjoys meditation, hikes through the local mountain trails, and volunteering with local high schools to prepare young scholars for professionalism in the workplace.

Rachel Vargas Brandon

Rachel

Rachel coaches and advises executive clients on best practices for personal branding and career management. She collaborates with clients to understand their goals and develop strategies that will help them realize their career objectives. In the current competitive job market, her mission is to help clients create a unique career story and the value they can bring to a new, challenging role.

With the understanding that all business is built on relationships, Rachel endeavors to forge meaningful, lasting partnerships that are rooted in trust, candor, and open communication. She considers herself a part of her clients’ career success team.

Prior to joining Executive Resume Writers, she served in an advisory role with Paychex, where she consulted with client companies to help them optimize performance, reduce redundancies, and drive efficiencies and profitability.

When not working with our clients on their career success, Rachel enjoys meditation, hikes through the local mountain trails, and volunteering with local high schools to prepare young scholars for professionalism in the workplace.

Sarah

With over a decade of delivering high quality service, Sarah is passionate about helping professionals navigate and strive toward their next career goals. She enjoys getting to know clients and understanding what motivates and empowers them.

Prior to joining ERW Sarah spent her time as Director of Client Services in the financial industry bringing tailored experiences to a multitude of families planning for their future. Sarah has worked across various industries bringing exceptional service to professionals, families and colleagues.

When not working with our clients on their career success, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and loves a good jigsaw puzzle.

Melissa
Melissa

Sarah

With over a decade of delivering high quality service, Sarah is passionate about helping professionals navigate and strive toward their next career goals. She enjoys getting to know clients and understanding what motivates and empowers them.

Prior to joining ERW Sarah spent her time as Director of Client Services in the financial industry bringing tailored experiences to a multitude of families planning for their future. Sarah has worked across various industries bringing exceptional service to professionals, families and colleagues.

When not working with our clients on their career success, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and loves a good jigsaw puzzle.

If you would like to work with us, we invite you to request a 1 on 1 consultation with one of the team members.