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VP & COO - EMERGENCY SERVICES COMPANY: The Importance Of Working In A Field You Are Passionate About

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Casey is the vice president and chief operating office for ICEdot, an emergency ID and notification service company. He tells us that he wears many hats at his company because it is a small business and a startup - his job entails everything from finance, to legal, to working with manufacturers and handling human resources issues. Casey says that working on something that you are interested in and passionate about helps it not feel like work.

Degree: Finance and Financial Management Services - Business
Job Title: Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Employer: ICEdot

Job Summary: Chief Executives

Job Description

Top executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities of companies and public or private-sector organizations.

On-the-Job Training


Additional Info

Top executives must have related work experience. Top executives in some companies are promoted from within their organization. However, other companies may prefer to hire from outside the organization.

Chief executives typically need extensive managerial experience. Executives also are expected to have experience in the organization’s area of specialty. Most general and operations managers hired from outside an organization need lower level supervisory or management experience in a related field.

Certification Requirement
Recommended by the Institute of Certified Professional Managers.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$75,000 - $170,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
0 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Travel, Hospital / Clinic
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Leadership ability, Organizational skills, Problem solving skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Analytical skills, Creativity, Networking, People skills, Teamwork

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