company owner lighting designer an instally resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Successful Company Owner with [Number] years in [Type] industry. Built horizontal and vertical connections to improve professional relationships with vendors and clients.Experienced lighting designer offering 30 years of lighting design/install experience focused on customer satisfaction. Strong technical skills with an eye for detail.Performance-driven lighting professional with stellar record of accomplishment in connecting with customers and driving remarkable sales. Proactive, well-organized sales leader successful at meeting and exceeding targets with strategic approaches. Skilled lead generator, product demonstrator and problem-solver.

Customer-focused Retail Sales professional with solid understanding of retail dynamics, marketing and customer service. Offering years of experience providing quality product recommendations and solutions to meet customer needs and exceed expectations. Demonstrated record of exceeding revenue targets by leveraging communication skills and sales expertise. Successful Company Owner with [Number] years in [Type] industry. Built horizontal and vertical connections to improve professional relationships with vendors and clients.

  • Closing and contract negations.
  • Inventory control.
  • Outstanding install communications.
  • CreTed 1000s of lighting plans.
  • Full-cycle accounting.
  • Merchandising knowledge.
  • Project management.
  • Project knowledge.
  • Client account management
  • Excellent bidding processes
  • Payment coordination
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Construction means and methods
  • Customer- and service-oriented
  • Client experiences
  • Time management ability
  • Customer relations
  • Complex problem solving
  • QuickBooks
  • Outgoing personality
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Scheduling master
  • Negotiations
  • Sales expertise
  • Issue and conflict resolution
06/1998 to Current Company Owner, Lighting Designer an Instally Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc | Valley Stream, NY,
  • Oversaw all aspects of project execution, including progress of each phase, quality of workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Maintained current accounts by creating detailed delinquency management and collections strategies.
  • Coordinated budget information by assessing estimated income and expenses as well as historical budgets.
  • Monitored and tracked expenses to keep business on track with financial targets.
  • Maintained accounts receivable documentation electronically and on paper
  • Trained new team members to meet quality and efficiency standards for each project'
  • Kept apprised of emerging trends and provided informative to assist in product selection.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Read and understood technical documentation, checked measurements and reviewed existing site conditions
  • Applied knowledge of carpentry and general construction to complete attractive finish work.
  • Telephone calls to provide information about products to clients
  • Put in complete systems at new residential and business construction sites.
03/1996 to 08/2000 Assistant Store Manager Vodafone | D, DE,
  • Taught new associates sales tactics and performance improvement techniques.
  • Met with entire team on weekly basis to identify sales opportunities, discuss strategies and execute new promotions. As well as displays
  • Opened and closed store, set up registers and secured cash.
  • Promoted product and service benefits through facility tours and engaging presentations.
08/1990 to 05/1996 Manager Covins | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated operational trends and made proactive strategy adjustments to maintain alignment between performance and objectives.
  • Managed day-to-day operations, including supervision and assignment delegation for team members
  • Led employee performance reviews and discussed improvement strategies with each team member.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Executed new training initiative to improve skills and develop leaders from within.
  • Trained and mentioned new employees to maximize team performance and achieve daily performance objectives.
  • Trained employees in inventory practices, POS systems and product knowledge, contributing to increase in customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Increased safety awareness by
  • , which led to no injuries on team since .
  • Determined efficient work schedules for team on basis to keep project moving and each shift properly staffed.
  • Enhanced team member productivity by improving monitoring systems and motivational strategies.
  • Coached new team members on job tasks and performance strategies.
  • Recruited and hired qualified candidates to fill team vacancies by posting openings in local newspapers, using job boards and sharing details via social media platforms.
  • Maintained open and professional team relationships to quickly identify and resolve issues.
  • Communicated and coordinated with multiple departments to achieve top results.
  • Implemented merchandising plans to drive profitability, collaborating with visual merchandising team to develop strategy.
  • Trained current employees on additional job positions to maintain coverage of roles at all times.w
  • Reviewed performance reports and used data to develop continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Facilitated exceptional sales and performance results by focusing on continuous improvement approaches and capitalizing on emerging market opportunities.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1979 to to High School Diploma | timesCovinsNimitz High School, Irving, TX GPA:
Expected in to to | Lighting, Plan Development/electrical American Lighting Assoc, Dallas, GPA:

Graduated top of my class


Certified lighting consultant

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School Attended

  • timesCovinsNimitz High School
  • American Lighting Assoc

Job Titles Held:

  • Company Owner, Lighting Designer an Instally
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Manager


  • High School Diploma

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