Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Entrepreneurial Owner with experience and solid history of business success. Built operations from ground up with strategic and scalable approaches. Well-oriented to quickly identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities. Committed Business Owner bringing stellar track record in business leadership experience. Well-educated in managing and improving operations. Astute and organized individual accustomed to optimizing long-term success and balancing targets with resources. Multi Talented Visionary executive implements plans that meet current and future needs.

  • Marketing tactics
  • KPI management
  • Labor relations
  • Quality management systems
  • Project estimating
  • Talent development
  • Hiring and staffing
  • Program creation and implementation
  • Cash flow optimization
  • Design coordination
  • Key partnership cultivation
  • Merchandising
  • Employee development
  • Strategic planning
  • Staff training and development
  • Contract negotiation expertise
  • Sales leadership
  • Customer relations
  • Product branding
  • Cost reduction
  • Strategic project planning
  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Bidding processes
OWNER OPERATOR, 10/1984 - Current
Evans Distribution Company Detroit, MI,
  • Created The Business Offerings and timelines for the memorandums for all general partnerships funded. Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Managed financial functions such as operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision making.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Kept up-to-date on regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial transaction reports and prepared bank deposits.
  • Created and implemented marketing and advertising strategies to support revenue goals and promote strategic growth.
  • Directed implementation of strategic business plans to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Reconciled daily sales and financial transaction reports and prepared bank deposits.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Assessed all aspects of business operations to implement realistic annual budget.
  • Developed and directed activities of team, implementing culture of excellence by modeling expected behavior.
  • Calculated credit amounts and commission payouts, priced merchandise and generated credit memos for returned merchandise.
  • Leveraged social media to expand market reach and facilitate sales agent recruitment.
  • Maintained functional and orderly building areas to deliver professional appeal to customers.
  • Devised and implemented standard operating procedures, training programs and office management systems.
  • Promoted store offerings through newspaper advertisements, catalogs and brochures to attract new customers.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Interviewed, trained, and supervised employees.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Developed business from ground up and prepared records and operations for smooth handover to new owners.
  • Started property management company for commercial and residential properties, effectively making over $2.5 million in profit. Off and on in a 7 year time frame.
  • Built my own websites.
  • Also, coordinated with webmaster to develop website and create online advertisements.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Secured long-term accounts, managing sales presentations to promote product and brand benefits.
  • Assembled and managed teams for development, construction, sales and marketing initiatives.
  • Developed and implemented successful sales strategies leading to team exceeding monthly sales goals.
  • Responded to prospects' questions with persuasive communication skills and in-depth knowledge of available products and services.
  • Maintained and recorded customer information in database.
  • Handled inbound telephone calls from interested customers.
  • Presented information about membership details and purchase advantages.
  • Used scripted sales strategies to converse with customers reached by manual dialing and automatic systems.
  • Broke down objections using friendly, persuasive strategies.
  • Contacted private individuals or businesses by telephone to solicit sales.
  • Made appointments with interested customers according to schedule availability.
  • Educated customers about product or service offerings meeting individual needs.
  • Completed clerical and administrative tasks such as taking messages and transferring calls for telemarketing team.
  • Trained new hires developed sales force.
  • Contributed to team efforts by successfully accomplishing and exceeding daily sales goals.
  • Funded and closed sales on 32 commercial and residential properties with property management fund. Managed real estate transactions from initiation to closing.
  • Prepared market analysis statistics and bid presentation for buyers and sellers.
  • Negotiated between sellers and buyers over property prices and settlement deals.
  • Gave buyers physical and virtual tours of properties.
  • Analyzed housing markets and identified potential buyers.
  • Monitored fulfillment of purchase contract terms.
  • Managed and rented out rental properties.
  • Ensure adherence of leases and contracts.
  • Reviewed final real estate transactions and accurately reconciled funds.
  • Appraised properties and advised clients on financing options.
  • Worked hand in hand with lenders title and escrow on all properties and all documents from start to finish to disbursement of all use of proceeds at close of escrow.
OWNER PARTNER, 01/2000 - 06/2003
Zanzabar Nightclub City, STATE,
  • Operated control consoles to regulate volume levels and sound quality.
  • Managed setup and tear-down of sound and music equipment before and after performances to promote efficient workflow.
  • Processed audio to meet quality standards and played and mixed music for live events.
  • Utilized recording equipment to record music and speech.
  • Collaborated with producers and performers to determine and achieve desired sound for productions and provided audio system oversight for live shows.
  • Executed highest level of quality for field and studio audio to achieve project expectations.
  • Partnered with performers and producers to determine and create desired sounds for productions.
  • Delivered insight and expertise regarding audio mixing and recording to personnel both in field and in-studio.
  • Set up for recording sessions through choosing appropriate microphones.
  • Repaired and maintained audio equipment, such as mixers, microphones, amplifiers and switching devices.
  • Separated instruments, vocals, and other sounds, and combined sounds during mixing or postproduction stage.
  • Constructed and operated audio recording systems, overseeing all troubleshooting to alleviate issues and performed equipment breakdowns following broadcasts.
  • Met with clients to discuss website design and function, answering questions and concerns.
  • Presented engaging media packages and advertising options to prospects.
  • Upsold advertising packages and options to customers by making outbound sales calls.
  • Negotiated pricing following company procedures to close sales with new advertisers.
  • Explained to clients how specific types of advertising helped promote customer products or services.
  • Participated in incentive programs and contests designed to support achievement of production goals.
  • Developed scripted ad content to enhance client marketing strategies.
  • Managed cox radio accounts for on air advertising, all of Oahu and neighbor islands.
  • Met with clients and discussed options for music and particular songs for each special event.
  • Utilized well-developed communication, active listening and engagement skills when interviewing guests, speaking with callers and taking song requests on-air.
  • Called out to guests via microphone, encouraging dancing and participation in upbeat songs at weddings and other celebrations.
  • Played mix of songs from personal file and local dj"s.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Implemented special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Ordered inventory to meet expected demand with adequate stock.
  • Planned shows by selecting music and topics and writing content.
  • Developed storylines for broadcasts to engage listeners and increase audience numbers.
  • Shared public service announcements, music information and upcoming events with audiences.
  • Hosted events being broadcast over television or radio.
  • Wrote and edited video and scripts for broadcasts.
  • Monitored overall safety by regularly inspecting job sites and confirming observation of protocols and standards by workers.
  • Scheduled staff and subcontractors, ensuring that each shift had adequate coverage so that jobs could be completed on time.
  • Answered questions from clients while conducting pre-closing walk-throughs.
  • Contacted subcontractors and asked for bids on projects, assessing if these quotes met budgetary requirements.
  • Managed 250 Park Row Condominiums San Diego Ca. building permits, approvals and inspections.
  • Mitigated risk and coordinated plans and specifications to ensure safety and federal compliance.
  • Developed on-site safety program to support team with risk mitigation.
  • Maintained project safety compliance with 0 lost time accidents.
  • Planned, organized and managed crews and subcontractors through expert communication and handling of all work orders and purchase orders.
  • Generated reports detailing site activities, incidents and resolutions.
  • Safely used variety of construction equipment from air hammers to finishing tools to Hand Trucks for Custom installation of all appliances.
  • Liaised between landscape architects and general contractors on hardscape installation.
  • Coordinated phases of construction projects from inception to completion.
  • Inspected sites before and after construction projects.
  • Sustained safety protocols and provided proper, cost-effective and safe handling of equipment and materials.
  • Saved money by overseeing cost-effective material sourcing and effective work orders.
  • Monitored and supported site safety initiatives to protect team members and prevent accidents.
  • Established and maintained relationships with vendors and liaised with appropriate personnel to access facilities for inspection.
  • Prepared cost and inventory reports and maintained accurate records using company work order reporting system.
  • Eliminated project lags by organizing work-in-progress and delegating tasks.
  • Facilitated processing of RFI's, submittals and samples among general contractor, owner and owner's consultants.
  • Provided tools and equipment to team employees construction personnel.
  • Cultivated productive leadership team to drive improvements.
  • Diminished costs, reviewed and qualified competitive subcontractor bids prior to contract execution.
  • Followed strict timelines and guidelines for subcontractors on delegated Commercial Residential and condominium projects for Weyerhaeuser Company.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1980
Carlsbad High School - Carlsbad, CA










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