Freelance Portrait Photographer and Missionary dedicated to serving local communities around the world.
- Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
- Intercultural Relations
- Public Speaking
- Budget Management
- Traveled to 16 countries in 11 months to serve communities and collaborate with various organizations throughout South America, Europe, and South-East Asia.
- Met and built relationships with local leaders to boost integration in community and goal achievement.
- Implemented group presentations / public speaking.
- Fulfilled role as Team Treasurer and accomplished international remote office accounting
- Allocated funds for a team's daily lodging, food, transportation, and supply budget through three countries and currencies in South-East Asia.
- Collaborated with teammates to arrange safe country-to-country transport and lodging within South America, Europe, and South-East Asia.
- Operated as the squads “Storyteller” where I assisted teammates as they publicized their Race experience through blogging, photography, videography, and social media.
- Revamped the images of international local businesses by providing photoshoots, graphic and interior design.
- Transported food, water and other items to serve residents in remote areas.
- Aided schools for people of refugee-status in Asia by preparing and executing English and Media lessons for high school students and partnering with Media Director's to produce videos that advocate on their behalf.
- Assisted local business owners in Cusco, Peru and Paris, France in the start-up of cafes to provide work for people with refugee-status and impairments that may impede their ability to easily find job opportunity.
- Highly experienced in documenting important events such as engagements, rehearsals, and wedding ceremonies.
- Produced and delivered high-quality portrait images for professionals, individuals, couples, families, and businesses.
- Developed customer relations by supporting client needs, providing thorough assistance and communication, and achieving client approval.
- Aided developing photographers through training, offering feedback, and providing first-hand experience in wedding photography.
- Set up, maintained, and transported lighting and photographic equipment for events such as wedding ceremonies and rehearsals.
- Skilled in culling, editing, color correcting, and image manipulation of RAW photos using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.
- Led a squad of 24 World Race participants aged 18-24 and empowered them in areas of self-awareness, long-term goal planning, spiritual and emotional growth, character, feedback, leadership, and teamwork.
- Liaison between home office, on field teams, and ministry contacts throughout Central America, South America, South-East Asia, and Africa.
- Fundraised $30,000 over the course of 3 years while maintaining donor relations.
- Communication with on-field ministry contacts regarding squad expectations and ministry needs.
- Carried out emergency protocol, health, and safety within the squad while informing Stateside Leadership of on-field incidents.
- Multi-team management, conflict-resolution, and discipleship along with Peer-To-Peer mentorship.
- Conducted various training and teachings for World Race Squads.
- Ensured that all FIRS reports and Insurance Claims are filled out in a timely manner.
- Trained leadership within the squad and giving guidance as they navigate how to effectively lead their peers.
- Arranged secure transportation and coordinated lodging throughout the country for participants.
- Direct Budget oversight and planning
- Provided local businesses, schools, and individuals in the community with custom-designed apparel and products.
- Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
- Performed daily department tasks including stocking, setting up promotional displays, inventory control, and processing customer payments.
- Oversaw online presence of the company's brand and boosted sales by developing company websites, managing social media accounts, and photographing and editing images of products using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.
- Gathered inventory information and recorded data using Microsoft Office to relieve store owner of administrative details.
- Strengthened customer relationships by responding to telephone inquiries, answering questions regarding products, resolving issues, following up with customer orders, and engaging with customers on the businesses social media accounts.
- Cultivated impactful relationships with customers and drove business development by delivering product knowledge.
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