business owner resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Customer-oriented, strategic-thinking operations and sales professional with over 16 years of experience in building relationships, cultivating partnerships, retaining top accounts and growing profit channels. Multi-tasking and self-motivated leader with expertise on expanding network connections, persuasively introducing products, implementing pricing models, inventory control and projections, turnaround management, territory development and revealing customer needs to deliver solutions.

  • Cost analysis and savings
  • Sales strategics
  • Issue resolution
  • Task delegation
  • Purchasing and planning
  • Team building and leadership
  • Operations oversight
  • Brand management
  • Employee coaching
  • Executive leadership
Business Owner, 08/2014 to Current
Spectrum Center - SolanoBuena Park, CA,
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Managed financial functions such as operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision making.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Interviewed, trained, and supervised employees.
  • Promoted store offerings through newspaper advertisements, catalogs and brochures to attract new customers.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Kept up-to-date on all regulatory changes affecting business operations.
School Principal, 08/2011 to 03/2014
Anne CarlsenBismarck, ND,
  • Developed positive relationships with school students, teachers and local community.
  • Reviewed standardized test results to assess student progress and academic performance.
  • Monitored student discipline actions and worked with teachers to standardize behavior requirements across school.
  • Oversaw and guided all school employees while giving friendly and focused feedback for performance improvements.
  • Managed school administration operations and organized teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Instructed teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Informed students and parents of policies and procedures regarding student behavior and disciplinary actions.
  • Developed and implemented standards for student academic achievement aligned with district, state and local initiatives.
  • Evaluated student behavior issues by reviewing established discipline standards and noting trends in infractions.
  • Oversaw school budgets, documented changes and tracked expenses to allocate and manage school funds.
  • Guided instruction by mentoring teachers to improve leadership and teaching effectiveness.
  • Oversaw afterschool programs and monitored activities for safe and encouraging learning environment.
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
  • Researched and wrote applications for educational grants.
Education Teacher, 08/2001 to 07/2010
Laurel School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Maintained safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
  • Tracked attendance, assignments, grades and class participation for all students.
  • Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
  • Created lesson plans corresponding to yearly curriculum, incorporating broad variety of activities, hands-on experiences, basic academic skills and opportunities for creativity.
  • Designed curriculum, lesson plans and instructional materials for classroom teaching.
  • Documented trip expenses and prepared accurate reports.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Chose optimal curriculum and developed individual lesson plans.
  • Used diverse technologies to help students grasp materials and enhance overall education.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Education, Expected in 08/1997 to Wesley College - Dover, DE
Master of Science: Elementary And Middle School Administration, Expected in 12/2006 to Wilmington University - New Castle, DE

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School Attended

  • Wesley College
  • Wilmington University

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  • Business Owner
  • School Principal
  • Education Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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