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Mr. Alfred Mariani has over twenty five years of executive experience in the corporate sector working with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies. He has directed key operational functions including sales, marketing, training, executive coaching, human resources, and organizational development. He has worked in several industries including energy, manufacturing and healthcare. He has served as an Executive Coach to CEO’s and Vice Presidents in each industry. In addition to his corporate experience, Mr. Mariani was an Adjunct Professor at Iona College, Sacred Heart University and the University of Bridgeport in MBA and undergraduate programs.As a Management Consultant, he developed over twenty executive and management training programs and created an in-house university for a major healthcare organization. He authored “Integrated Applications Management”, a management model which was used in the nuclear industry. As the Head of Organization Development for a Fortune 500 company, Mr. Mariani spearheaded major initiatives including complete organizational restructures, change management, process improvements, organizational diagnoses, and modifications to existing operational infrastructure. He has lectured and consulted with numerous companies and organizations including the New York City Board of Education, The New York City Police Department, Fairfield Police Department, The New York Islanders (Bridgeport Sound Tigers), The Think Tank for Business Solutions, SBW Events Group, and Yale-New Haven Health/United Home Care . He established an in-house university for a large healthcare company comprised of a competency based curriculum. He created a performance appraisal and succession planning system for the Fairfield Police department. He developed a strategic marketing plan for SBW Events Group to spearhead a “Live Green Connecticut” initiative, and developed a comprehensive media strategy for Axiom Plus Health Care and he conducted focus groups for a professional hockey team, resulting in a substantial increase in game attendance. He developed a competency based recruitment program that was presented to human resource executives at a major conference. He created a systems approach to management, which was adopted by New York City School Superintendents and Principals.

After leaving the corporate sector, Mr. Mariani started two companies Resumes Etc. and Resumes Etc. Staffing LLC., and grew his operation to one of the largest career counseling companies in Connecticut. His reputation resulted in a weekly radio segment on WICC 600 radio entitled You and Your Career, where he provided guidance to radio listeners on a variety of career topics. Mr. Mariani is recognized nationally as an expert in his field and cited in prestigious publications and in a feature article in the CT post. Mr. Mariani earned his MBA with Honors from the John J. Hagan School of Business at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.


Mr. Mariani is also the author of Columbus and Maynard, a very popular book about traditional values.

Meet Our Team

Alfred Mariani’s impressive credentials are supported by a highly educated and experienced team of professionals that cannot be matched by any other resumé writing and career counseling company.

Christopher Mariani

Chris is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts degree and he completed his Master’s in Education internship at Danbury High School. After leaving the field of education, Chris joined Resumés Etc. and completed the two year intensive leadership development program. This program ensures the establishment of expertise in diverse industries including manufacturing, healthcare, banking, investment management, real estate development, construction, pharmaceutical, and more. He has worked with Resumés Etc. consulting group, where he helped to completely re-invent companies in order to position them for growth. As a Senior Certified Resumé Writer, he works with all levels of employees, covering all occupations and industries, and he has been a contributor on many of the company’s articles.

Andrea Tholen

Andrea earned her Master’s in Education from the University of Bridgeport and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Connecticut. She attended Rutgers University to obtain Certification in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling. After completing her education, Andrea served as a Probation officer helping clients to transition back to a mainstream environment. She joined Resumés Etc., and eventually became the Director of Veterans Affairs and Online Job Searching.

As the Head of Veterans Affairs, Andrea works with present and former military personnel to transition them to the private sector. She provides counseling and advocacy for former military with PTSD and substance abuse issues. She has also partnered with non-profit agencies helping military and non-military clients to explore meaningful careers, proving career counseling and post-substance abuse advocacy.

Andrea leads our online job search team. She works with Resumés Etc. clients to identify jobs posted on multiple sites that match their occupation, level, salary, industry, and geography, including re-locations. She and her team are highly proficient at navigating job boards and identifying career opportunities.

Louise Wadell, RN, BSN

Louise is a graduate of California State Long Beach, earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked at UCI Medical Center in Southern California as a NICU Nurse and moved to New York where she worked in pediatrics. While at UCI, Louise was instrumental in the development of comprehensive policies and procedures, training manuals/programs and she was a Nurse Preceptor. She embarked on a career with Resumés Etc., leading our healthcare team and working to assist healthcare professionals.

Joann Ball

Joann is a member of our secretarial team. She had twenty years of experience with AT&T as an Executive Secretary working at the Vice President and Senior Vice President level. She uses her expertise to type, format and edit resumés, cover letters and LinkedIn Profiles, using her Fortune 500 experience to provide the highest standards of excellence.

Wendy Ruben

Wendy is a member of our secretarial team. She has over twenty years of experience within Unilever, working as part of their human resources team and managing/maintaining their HRIS system. After leaving Unilever, Wendy jointed Resumés Etc. as a Lead Secretary where she uses her Fortune 500 experience to work on behalf of our clients.

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