Recruited, hired, trained and supervised front office staff.
Prepared payroll for hourly and salaried employee through quickbooks
Banks deposits for animal hospital
Monthly patient account billing
Providing excellent customer service by greeting each customer by name
Basic office skills: answering phones, entering client information, collecting payment, faxing and scanning, making appointments
Facilitate client medication refill requests
November 2008 to February 2010
Friends of Elliot RichardsonHighland Park, ILCampaign Treasurer
Responsible for keeping detailed accounts, records, bills and receipts that verified all that verified all
information pertaining to donations to the campaign.
As treasurer I maintained (1) records that reflect total contributions received and total expenditures made by the political committee
Filed campaign reports: Form D-2: Quarterly Report; Schedule A-1 and Schedule B-1
Prepared payroll for hourly
and salaried employees using ADP payroll service
Interviewed and hired interns for Campaign
Organized fundraising events
January 2005 to January 2008
First Federal CreditChicago, ILVice-President Sales
Expertise: New Business Development, Inside/Outside Sales, Category Management, Account Management, Product Development, Sales Management, Sales Training and Time Management.
January 2000 to January 2005
Liz Claiborne/Ellen TracyNew York Chicago, NY ILRegional Merchandise Manager
Served as a liaison between corporate Ellen Tracy and major retail accounts to ensure proper representation of brand; secure the best product placement Responsible for overall visual presentation of all brands, styles and correct size distribution for both Ellen Tracy Collection and Ellen Tracy Company Maintenance of existing and the continuous development of new relationships with account executives, buyers, and store personnel to achieve optimum brand assortment in order to accomplish strategic sales plans Strategic Planning and execution of incremental trunk shows, designer personal appearances, fashion shows, and seasonal sales contests and promotions Continuous brand loyalty training/development of all associates including product knowledge, seasonal advertising campaigns, and company history and operations.
January 1997 to January 2000
Wormser CompanyNorthbrook, ILProduct Development Manager
Key member of product development team for a major manufacturer of children's apparel Creative contributor to the design process and merchandising strategy of internationally recognized retailers with branded and private label apparel participated in all stages of the product development process Sourced fabrics and prints; shopped the market for fashion trends and color Trend innovator; developed prototypes and marketing strategies for future development Developed private label programs with major retailers; created client specific programs - differentiation with in competitive lines within the same markets Project Management; managed the production process Sales support; Made Client presentations with sales.
January 1995 to January 1997
Cairo Animal HospitalHighland Park, ILSupervising Office Director
Managed Multi Million dollar veterinary hospital.
Trained newly hired employees.
Established new more efficient office systems and procedures.
Became well versed with all facets of large store retail merchandising and management.
Merchandised the floor to maximize sales.
Participated in special events.
January 1991 to January 1995
Mark ShaleNorthbrook, ILManager
Joined Mark Shale as a Sales Associate part time; promoted to Manager of the Ladies Department Shared P&L responsibility; recruited, hired, trained and supervised a staff of 20 Sales Associates Trained sales associates by emphasizing developing intensive customer relationships, building customer books, combination and up selling Profitable participation in special events including runway fashion shows designer appearances and special sale days Merchandising, Effective strategic placement of inventory Consistent Contributor, always a top performer including increases in volume, turns and gross margin.