Self-directed and innovative thinker with a knack for developing creative solutions to complex
problems. Seeking a position with the opportunity for new challenges and professional
development and advancement.
Interpersonal Communications Marketing strategies
Complex problem solving skills Safety-conscious
Fundraising background Client engagement
Strong decision maker Compassionate
Low income and homeless populations Self-starter
Event planning and coordination
Development of self and others
Negotiations for change of perspective
Promoted to General Store Manager after 6 months of employment.
Graduated from SPSCC.
Anderson Merchandisers,IncOctober 2012 to CurrentTerritory Sales Lead Field Plano, TX
Collaborate and develop relationships with multi-level store management to ensure effective communications between supplier and partner.
Represent company in a professional and inspiring manner in all encounters with suppliers and partners.
Collaboration and development of product placement within parameters of all parties involved.
Manage and maintain time management within the parameters of time allowed per individual project.
Work independently, while effectively communicating with partners and direct upper management.
Train new team members for TSLF and sales merchandiser positions.
Target CorporationMarch 2008 to October 2011Presentation Team Lead: Sales Floor and Department Manager Olympia, WA
Gathered and analyzed presentation information data to plan and execute projects within specified deadlines.
Managed and maintained presentation team with training, motivation, affirmation and coaching.
Executed floor planning and product placement based on highest quarterly sales per department and advertising.
Represented the entire presentation team in department and upper management meetings.
Developed innovative time management ideas for weekly advertisement placement and removal, based on payroll deductions and customer needs.
Enacted monthly action plan calendar to encourage and develop meeting corporate deadlines.
Assisted with interviewing and hiring of new associates.
Encouraged, trained, inspired and coached new associates.
Java Flow Coffee HouseSeptember 2007 to March 2008General Manager Olympia, WA
Gathered and analyzed profit and loss information daily to develop a strategic plan for increasing profit while decreasing loss.
Scheduled employees based on sales and seniority.
Purchased inventory based on supply and demand of individual shop.
Excelled at customer service with effective communication, satisfaction and multi-tasking.
Performed payroll and record keeping of eight employees.
Developed ideas for marketing based on the analysis of customer needs and interests.
Recruited, interviewed, hired and developed new baristas.
Grocery OutletJune 2003 to September 2007General Store Manager/ Department Manager Lacey, WA
Acted as primary key holder and person in charge.
Conducted daily store operations; cashiers, cash office (profit and loss, gross sales and cash deposits), department management, receiving, maintenance, customer satisfaction and team development.
Drafted potential sales per department to reach company projected sales goals (tracking trends).
Awarded top ten department sales manager based on increased sales (9%-89% increase), for 10 consecutive months.
Developed new team members with development, encouragement and coaching.
Effective communication with staff, store operator and home office to ensure operations are solution focused rather than problem focused.
Executed strategic plans for the marketing of products to increase sales of individual products.
Assisted in the planning and development of new store opening.
The Evergreen State College2017Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Social Justice and Social ServicesOlympia, WA, USAPsychology, Social Justice and Social Services
South Puget Sound Community College2014Associate of Arts: Psychology, Diversity Psychology Diversity/Social JusticeOlympia, WA, USAGPA: Social Services coursework
Vice Presidents list Academic Achievement AwardPsychology, Diversity Psychology Diversity/Social Justice Social Services coursework
Vice Presidents list Academic Achievement Award
Social Work coursework: Social JusticeSocial Justice Social Services coursework
deposits, coaching, Interpersonal Communications, Client, customer satisfaction, customer service, Event planning and coordination, Fundraising, hiring, home office, inventory, team development, Marketing strategies, marketing, meetings, office, multi-tasking, Negotiations, payroll, problem solving skills, development of product, profit, profit and loss, receiving, record keeping, Relationship Building, Safety, sales, sales manager, Self-starter, Social Services, store management, strategic, strategic plans, time management