For many years my career focus has been working in a customer service setting while effectively working with my clients to help them identify how we can best fill their needs. It is my ambition to be just as effective at working with clients and families who may be in crisis, as well as acting as a sympathetic guide and advocate to help them navigate complex and stressful situations.
Ability to maintain required records
Excellent organizational and development skills
Excellent team player and community builder
Experience working with adults and children
Ability to diffuse conflict in clients in a vulnerable emotional state
Conflict resolution techniques
Experience with diverse populations
Ability to manage and supervise multiple people at one time
Certified Art Framer, 06/2013 to 11/2016 Michael's Arts and Crafts – West Valley City, Utah
As a Certified Art Framer it was my responsibility to help guests pick out frames and matting that will best accent their artwork and preserve it in an archival way.
I was expected to reach specific sales goals weekly and daily.
Cut glass for frames, built frames, cut mats, mounted artwork, and put the framed pieces together.
It was also my responsibility to keep the frame shop organized and order supplies and glass.
Worked in conjunction with the other framers to keep the shop profitable and working efficiently.
At times I was asked to help other guests in the store and to help with replenishment and cashiering duties.
Owner/Designer, 01/2008 to Current Fresh Cut Quilts – Salt Lake City, Utah
Designed and wrote quilting patterns for the retail quilting industry
Supplied and printed patterns to distributors and retailers
Sold product and set up at trade shows and retail shows
Marketed my company and my products
Designed two lines of fabric that were distributed and sold internationally
Bookkeeping and accounting for the business
created a website and online presence for the business
Developed art and design concepts for quilts and fabrics.
Assistant Manager P/T, 09/1998 to 08/2005 Lane Bryant – Salt Lake City, Utah
Interviewed job candidates and assisted in staffing decisions.
Counted cash drawers and made bank deposits.
Managed staff of 3-7 sales associates, when store manager was off premises.
Assigned employees to specific duties to best meet the needs of the store.
Instructed staff on appropriately handling difficult and complicated sales.
Trained and evaluated personnel in sales and marketing.
Examined merchandise to verify that it was correctly priced and displayed.
Reported to the district manager regarding all store and staff issues.
Associate of Arts: Fine and Applied Art, I transferred to another institution from U of O University of Oregon - Eugene, Oregon
Associate of Science: Social Sciences, 2016 Salt Lake Community College - Salt Lake City, Utah
Bachelor of Science: Family Life Studies, Graduating Spring 2018 Utah State University - Tooele, Utah
I have created and built a small business with an international presence from the ground up and have kept it running for 8 years.
I have handmade many quilts and pillowcases to be donated to military veteran\'s and their families.
I have continued my formal education after a 16 year break from college studies, and have earned my associates degree while working and caring for my family.
Associate of Arts : Fine and Applied Art , I transferred to another institution from U of O Associate of Science : Social Sciences , 2016 Bachelor of Science : Family Life Studies , Graduating Spring 2018
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