Name : Sharon2330
Industry Type : Building Owners
City & State : Oviedo, FL
Job Title Senior Manager - Contracts & Insurance
Relocation Preferences : None
Objective :
Resume :  
Sharon L. Wolfson
1002 Pegel Court
Oviedo, FL 32765
407-697-3007 407-366-6906

Qualifications for Senior Management
Contract/Real Estate Law Construction Administration/Risk Management

Possesses ten years of experience as a contract/insurance manager and paralegal. Excels within fast-paced, high-pressure environments requiring strong organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills. Works effectively with senior management and peers and follows through on assigned projects to ensure corporate and customer expectations are met/exceeded. Additional areas of expertise include:

Legal ResearchContract Preparation
AcquisitionsPolicy Development
Insurance DefenseWriting
Terms & ConditionsCloseouts
Process ImprovementClaims Processing
ProofreadingReal Estate Transactions
Risk ManagementData Management
ReceivablesProposal Drafting
Legal ComplianceLoss Control
Project ManagementProduct Development

Key Contributions

- Performed insurance administration, including Builders Risk and Owner Controlled Insurance Program [OCIP], for 13 projects with total construction values of more than $100 million.

- Prepared and administered 40 construction and architectural contracts in process per week to support $700 million in resort development.

- Significantly improved compliance to contract procedures and contract management processes.
- Reduced contract processing time and the review process by 65%.

- Singlehandedly performed 125 timeshare re-sale closings per month for nearly three years.

- Instituted a completely new file system for all legal documents handled by a firm.

Career Track

Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. The worlds largest vacation ownership business with 145 vacation ownership resorts worldwide representing 17,500+ units and 800,000+ owners.

Senior Manager of Contracts and Insurance2007 to 2008
Contracts Manager2005 to 2007
Paralegal2002 to 2005

Served as a legal liaison with several attorneys in the legal department to prepare, organize, draft, revise, finalize and distribute all contract documents for the product development department.

Generated AIA construction contracts as well as proprietary contracts for interior design, refurbishment, engineering, architecture and due diligence. Amended all contracts as needed.

Organized and generated documents, exhibits and data from contractors, consultants, project directors and attorneys. Documentation included project schedules/scopes, RFIs, proposals, professional fees, budgets, contract pricing, reimbursable expense guidelines, confidentiality agreements, value engineering, scope assumptions, drawing lists, value schedules, specifications, qualifications and exclusions.

Prepared reports and maintained databases used by upper management to achieve a complete, documented audit trail and prompt closing of final accounts.

Tracked the change order document process, including balancing pertaining to contingencies and various line items, and assisted accounting in monitoring project contingency budgets and audits.

Reviewed all certificates of insurance for compliance with company requirements. Tracked all binders and endorsements; remained informed of company insurance policies, including coverage limits, exclusions and deductibles. Used Primavera/Expedition to monitor coverage dates of contracted parties. Worked with insurance brokers and risk adjusters to coordinate the collection and submission of data with insurance carriers, contractors and risk management personnel throughout the claims process.

Prepared intercompany real estate property transfer documents, including closing statements, warranty deeds, partial releases (SOMs) and Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act [FIRPTA] documents along with additional affidavits and forms necessary to meet criteria on a state-by-state basis.

Fassett, Anthony & Taylor, P.A. A full-service, multi-practice law firm focusing on commercial litigation and real estate as part of its general practice.
Real Estate Paralegal1999 to 2002

Prepared all closing documents for mail away closings for Century 21 timeshare re-sales for the entire state of Florida, including buyer/seller closing statements, warranty deed/conveyance documents, 1099s, various affidavits, mortgage documents, IRS forms concerning foreign sellers and any additional documentation needed, such as those for unique island transactions.

Obtained financial data required for closings, including outstanding maintenance feeds, late fees, mortgage payoffs, foreign seller withholding taxes, closing fees/commissions, resort transfer fees and lender financing requirements, if applicable.

Processed all deposits and incoming funds and performed all disbursements, including those for payments of fees and taxes due at resorts, recording fees, commissions, resort transfer fees, mortgage payoffs, title insurance policy premiums, IRS foreign seller withholding taxes, proceeds checks and closing fees.

Completed basic title examinations as well as all post-closing requirements for transferring title; processed all recorded documents and prepared owners title insurance policies.

Grace Anne Glavin, P.A. A sole legal practitioner focusing primarily on real estate services.
Paralegal/Intern1998 to 1999

Assisted in preparing litigation and real estate documents; served as a notary and witness for legal documents and conducted extensive legal research.

Scheduled court ordered mediation for clients and prepared various notices, including procuring hearing and ex parte dates and times with judges offices in various Florida counties.

Assisted in processing residential real estate closing documents, including mortgage/conveyance documents, settlement statements, title insurance policies and closing packages.

Previous Experience: Licensed Family Home Childcare Provider: Directed all aspects of business, including accounting, regulatory compliance and curriculum development; Traffic Director for WTEN TV 10 (ABC Affiliate), WTZA TV 62 (Independent), WPYX Radio (FM 106): Maximized revenue gain potential through effective management of commercial inventory.


B.A. in Public Communications, College of Saint Rose
A.S. in Paralegal StudiesABA Accredited (Graduated with High Honors), Seminole Community College
Certified Construction Risk Insurance Specialist [CRIS] (accredited through January 2010)
State of Florida Notary Public, DD577105 (commission expires in September 2010)

Computer Skills: Microsoft Excel/Word/Outlook, Primavera/Expedition, AIA Contract Document Software

Selected Endorsements

I had the privilege to work with Sharon regarding Owner-Architect Agreements between her company and mine. Even though we were located on opposite coasts, we successfully created, managed and modified an average of 21 project related agreement issues at a time for more than $250M worth of projects in 15 states. She is professional, collaborative, brilliant, efficient, detail oriented, effective and has a pleasant demeanor. I recommend Sharon without hesitation. David Partridge, Managing Principal, Ankrom Moisan Associated Architects

I have personally known Sharon Wolfson as her colleague at Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. for over 3 years. Sharon is extremely organized and dedicated to her duties. She has been an exceptional contributor throughout her tenure at Wyndham. I found her to be very helpful, organized, forthright and open to change. She often uses her incredible sense of humor and drive to overcome difficult situations with grace and finesse. In addition, she is friendly and able to fit in well with internal and external groups creating a positive and effective workplace environment. Sharon is committed to her career and personal development. She continues to nurture her desire to help by her philanthropic and social activities. Sharon never stops learning and would make an outstanding addition to any company or organization. I completely and confidently recommend Ms. Sharon Wolfson. Kendrick Williams, Construction Project Manager, Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc.

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