Stefanie Sealy

Woman in Yellow Shirt SmilingStefanie Sealy, BS
Senior Writer
Executive Resume Development Specialist

Master Military Resume Writer
Master Federal Resume Writer
Master Federal Career Advisor

Stefanie is a former U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer (Active Duty) who served for more than 16 years as a Journalist, Broadcaster, and Mass Communication Specialist. She was stationed at numerous commands, including Sasebo, Japan; Norfolk, VA; and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

With her experience and expertise as a senior leader and trainer, her skills as a writer, editor, and researcher for countless news articles, performance evaluations, and letters of recommendation, set the standard for excellence in written communication among her peers. In her roles, she has provided oversight for hundreds of junior service members and officers, providing career counseling and transition assistance and guidance. Following her departure from the U.S. Navy in 2012, she worked as the Communications Manager for one of the largest retail real estate development companies on the East Coast. There, she used her skills to develop and execute internal communications programs, ensuring coordinated messaging, product marketing, and training reached more than 300 employees in over 8 regional offices.

Stefanie has escalated at CPG to executive writer and coach at lightning speed due to her amazing writing talent and drive to assist military veterans and federal employees in achieving their career goals. Stefanie has been promoted to writing the most complex applications, such as SES applications, and has mastered writing ECQs, earning her executive clients OPM QRB certification. Stefanie’s writing talent is consistently recognized in many administrative, medical, educational, technical, and other career fields. She has already built a substantial client base and receives numerous referrals for her knack in earning her clients “best qualified” ratings and interviews.

Resume Specialties Include:

  • Senior Executive Service (SES) resumes
  • Military Transition Resumes (for transition to the government or private sector)
  • Federal Government Resumes (for direct submission and all online systems)
  • Private-Sector Resumes (at all levels up to C-Level executives in a wide range of specialties)
  • Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ essay questions)
  • Technical Qualifications (TQ essay questions)
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Statements (KSA essay questions)

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Communications, University of Maryland
  • Department of Defense Public Affairs Officer Qualification Course, Defense Information School, Ft. George G. Meade, Maryland
  • Navy First-Line Leadership Development Course, 1998
  • Navy Journalist (JO) / Mass Communication Specialist (MC) A School, Defense Information School, Ft. George G. Meade, Maryland, 1996
  • 100+ hours teaching writing, copy editing, research techniques, as well as newspaper layout and design.


  • Navy Commendation Medal, 2009
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (6) 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006 (2), 2007
  • Air Force Achievement Medal, 1998
  • Air Force Organizational Excellence Award, 1999
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, 2000
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Overseas Service Medal
  • Chief of Navy Information Mass Communication Specialist Sailor of the Year, 2007
  • Navy Public Affairs Support Element Headquarters Sailor of the Year, 2006 and 2007
  • Hank Tilley Leadership Award, 2005
  • USS Oak Hill Sailor of the Quarter, 1999
  • 12 Chief of Naval Information Merit Awards (2000-2009)
  • Department of Defense Thomas Jefferson Award 2003