Meet Our Virtual Office Assistant Team

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Wendy Casto

Team Member since October 2015

Prior to joining DCA Virtual Business Support in October 2015, Wendy gained valuable experience in clerical administration while working as a Case Manager, Executive Assistant, and Office Manager. Wendy applies her skills learned from these experiences in her role as a DCA Team Member by providing outstanding customer service and attention to details, which is imperative in helping our clients businesses run efficiently and effectively. She exhibits excellent interpersonal communication, meticulous organization, speed, and accuracy. She also holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management and Marketing from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. Wendy views information from a customer’s point of view, striving to streamline communication, thus saving time and guaranteeing assignments are completed quickly and on time.

Originally from South Carolina, Wendy has lived in North Carolina for 10 years and currently resides in Salisbury, NC. She is a married mother of three and enjoys watching football, cooking, and attending her children’s sporting events.

Devon Cusson

 Team Member since May 2013

Devon is a talented writer with the ability to capture the essence of our clients. In her final year of study and Virginia Commonwealth University, she has been able to fine tune her research abilities, making her a perfect choice when our clients need research for blogs, newsletters and social media.

Her studies include Art Historical Methodologies / Historical Methods, with plans to complete MBA / PHd in Architectural History and Historical Preservation. She also has special knowledge and skills in music, performing arts, visual arts, horticulture and history that will vastly increase DCA Virtual Business Supports ability to provide blogging and social media to many businesses.

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Deanne Duncan

Team Member since July 2014

Deanne was born at the Jersey Shore and has lived in NC for over 10 years. She enjoys all the activities associated with being a mother, wife, and a dog owner. Dee (as her friends call her) is an avid reader. She is bilingual and well versed in intercultural communications . Dee has her Associates Degree in Human Services and aspires to continue her education for counseling.

Deanne brings wonderful phone presentation and various skills from the workplace, such as auditing, document creation, process and procedure creation to mention a few.  Her office professionalism and organizational skills are an asset to the DCA Team. She has managerial and dispatching experience from prior jobs. She enjoys assisting clients in whatever facet she can.

Andrea Braswell

Team Member since November 2016

Andrea is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. She and her husband welcomed a daughter in 2016 to join their other babies, a sweet cat and active aquatic frog. She earned a BFA in Film making with a concentration in Producing from the University of North Carolina School of Arts School of Film making, and spent over a decade in the accounting office for film and television shows. Her credits include running the accounts payable team from small independent movies to large blockbusters. Not only does she handle interpersonal relations with crew members, she also communicates with vendors and corporate accounts. She is also well versed in auditing spending for tax incentive programs for film productions.

Andrea can often be found in the library reading classic novels, in her heirloom vegetable garden, or in archives looking for long-lost ancestors.

virtual assistant, bookkeeping, quick books, client relationships, customer service, vendor relations
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Norah Julmis

Team Member since July 2016

Norah is originally from Illinois and has recently moved to North Carolina. She loves animals and reading. She also enjoys painting and sculpting in her spare time.  Norah has been a longtime eBay seller and has recently opened an Etsy shop. She has a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with a Marketing minor from the University of Tampa. Her skills include graphic design, writing/editing, social media and branding.

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Nicole Kurtz

Team Member since January 2017

Nicole Kurtz is an educator, a writer, and a mom. She has over 16 years experience in public education K-12, and over 20 years in publishing, including small press, electronic publishing, and fiction writing. She has a Bachelor's degree in writing, a Master's degree in Secondary Education, and certification in School Administration. She enjoys reading mysteries, Star Trek, and writing her next adventure.

You can follow Nicole's next adventure at her website, Other Worlds Pulp.

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Samantha Cesareo

Team Member since March 2017

Samantha is originally from New York and has lived in North Carolina for over seven years. She is a proud mother to two children. She is a self-instructed photographer and entrepreneur. She has built a successful small business in South Eastern NC. Samantha can often be found behind a camera and enjoying time with her children.

Photography by Samantha Cesareo

 

Lateshia Dowell

Team Member since August 2017

As a media professional with 10 years of experience, Lateshia is a jack(ie)-of-all-trades. She can write a lead, breaking news article, press release and tweet with a few characters to spare. She’s worked for some of the top local news outlets in Detroit, including the Detroit Free Press, Local 4 (WDIV) and CBS Detroit. She's also spent the past five years helping companies, big and small, work on increasing their digital footprint via social media.

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