Hope Fato is the Administrative Office Assistant in the Program Coordination Office at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Ms. Fato is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of office work, scheduling appointments, meetings, and greeting guests. She administers time and attendance; answers incoming calls, purchases and ships office supplies, materials; reviews documents and correspondence, and maintains an office filing system.
Hope recently came on board with NIST and brings a wealth of administrative, marketing, and project coordination background. Before joining NIST, she served as a coordinator for a yoga studio, scheduling classes, managing instructor schedules, creating social media content, and providing customer support. Hope is a licensed realtor and worked in the sales office for a residential developer. In that role, Hope scheduled appointments, managed access to the models, engaged with prospective buyers and homeowners, and supported staff in all aspects throughout the sales process. Hope has six years of experience working with the National Institutes of Health in an administrative position. She coordinated various administrative and technical tasks. Hope is also an ICF Certified Life Coach, providing clients life, health, and professional mentoring and coaching support since 2008.