Admins and Executive Assistants are a integral part of the team. They play an important role within the team and need to be treated with the utmost respect. They know the inner workings of the full team, perhaps better than you do. They can also be the gate keepers. You won’t be successful by going around them or ordering them around. Instead choose to partner with them and it will make everyone’s job a little easier. Appreciate what they do for you on a daily basis and let them know you are grateful for the value they bring.