corporate culture resume example with 16+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

I am a creative, motivated individual with several years experience in leadership in the apparel industry. I am eagerly desiring to take my knowledge and experience in coaching and development to pursue a new career in the education field by gaining experience as a teacher assistant in the school system.

Relevant Skills
  • Leadership
  • Coaching and Training in unique environments
  • Entrepreneurship
University of North Carolina Greensboro Greensboro, NC Expected in 2009 Bachelor of Science : Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies Business - GPA :
Aveda Institute , Washington DC Expected in 2005 Licensed professional in MD and NC : Aesthetics - GPA :
Zippy's Inc - Corporate Culture
Kaneohe, HI, 10/2012 - Current
  • Establish a proactive, inspired, and efficient team that prompts a positive company culture, yielding employee retention and increased Sales; working with direct reports to solve problems in ways that satisfy the needs of the customer, the vendor, and business group goals.
  • Promote teamwork in dealings with all involved both in house and with sales representatives on the road.
  • Manage performance by utilizing best practices and related organizational tools in selecting, setting expectations, providing feedback, corrective action, and developing team members.
  • Oversee the recruiting/interviewing/hiring/and on-boarding of CSRs and their managers.
  • Partner with the Creative and Marketing teams to capitalize on Community events in the design and furnishings industries; partnering with VPs and CEO to target and seize new business opportunities while maintaining existing key accounts; participate in working four Furniture Markets a year in our High Point and Las Vegas showrooms.
Cbm Systems - Store Opening Lead/Store Manager
Seattle, WA, 11/2008 - 10/2012
  • Lead a successful 4+ million dollar retail store: managing and developing 35+ associates including 7 other managers and managers in training; consistently exceeding company goals in areas of finance, operations, and scheduling; maintaining a partnership with the visual team; executing planning and forecasting business in order to make educated and entrepreneurial decisions; developing strategies to to market and promote merchandise assortments; executing all hiring and terminations, specifically focused on recruiting, hiring, training, coaching and development based on strengths; executing all human resources expectations with-in store level; pro-actively maintaining lines of communication to district manager, regional director, including buyers and store development teams; conducting weekly, monthly, and quarterly planning; meeting company expectations for shrinkage goal; complying with all policies and procedures for opening/closing activities, petty cash, and loss prevention.
Rdo Equipment Co. - Intern
Irving, TX, 01/2008 - 07/2008
  • Responsibilities included: hands-on experience with the men's Hero fashion denim department; direct relationship with buyers, sales representatives, and designers; development of pre-line for upcoming seasons, creation of various tools to use in market research; development of Merona line for Target; managed fabric samples; prepared assortment samples for account meetings per season; fit testing, and administrative tasks.
Nordstrom - Sales Professional
City, STATE, 2005 - 09/2005
  • Responsibilities Included: Providing exceptional customer service to all customers, enforcement of loss prevention and security policies; created and promoted trunk show events while prompting sales and traffic flow into the department and store as a whole; participation in Future Nordstrom Leaders program with opportunities in leading and developing peers; analysis of consumer demands through Company tools to merchandise appropriately to generate sales.
Aldo Group - Store Manager
City, STATE, 07/2002 - 2005
  • Responsibilities included: Leading a $2 million store with supervision and training of 6+ sales associates and 3 managers in product knowledge and visual presentation; ensured that all employees comply with company policies, practices, and procedures; enforcement of loss prevention and security policies, i.e. credit cards, check approvals, deposit logs, return and exchanges policies; and to carry out all essential duties for efficient operation of the store; completed and fostered all hiring, development, and terminations.
  • Managed presentation and sales growth through enhanced customer service training.

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School Attended

  • University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • Aveda Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Corporate Culture
  • Store Opening Lead/Store Manager
  • Intern
  • Sales Professional
  • Store Manager


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Licensed professional in MD and NC

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