Bruce Chambers

Freelance Brochure Designer & Salesperson

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Location:Grants Pass, Oregon, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/brucechambers
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PROFESSIONAL RESUME

Bruce Chambers
98432 North Bank Chetco River Rd.
Brookings, Oregon 97415
Telephone: 541-412-0360
Mobile Phone: 541-251-4457
Email: oregoncoaster@hotmail.com

Over the course of my career I have gained valuable skills and experience in the following disciplines :

Business and technical writing for industry specific communications

Marketing and business development

Real estate brokerage for residential and commercial properties

Property and facilities management

Site acquisition, development analysis

Real Estate appraisal

Interface with public agencies including city councils, planning commissions, and environmental regulatory agencies

Preparation of management reports

Design of advertising and promotional materials, brochures, print and display ads.

Public speaking as host and panelist at community and business events.

Previous 10 years Employment and Independent Contractor Experience

September, 2008--April, 2010
Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Curry County Assessor’s Office
Please contact Julie Swift, Curry County Human Resources Mgr. for additional information.
(541)-247-3233



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May, 2001--September, 2008
Self employed Oregon Real Estate Broker, incorporated as Bruce Chambers P.C. Also during the above period, as prerequisite for employment as a Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, I completed the educational requirements for Oregon State Certification as a Real Estate Appraiser for property tax assessment.

Prior to relocating to Brookings, Or. from Ventura, California in 1996, I served for over twenty years in the Title Insurance industry as a customer service representative, title searcher, and corporate accounts manager.

As a Volunteer:

• Youth counseling, coaching, and mentoring with YMCA, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Youth sports leagues, Special Olympics
• Board member responsible for site acquisition and development for Curry County Habitat for Humanity
• Volunteer in development, and promotion for Caring for Babies with AIDS Foundation, as a member of the Building Industry Association of Southern California
• College course graduate of Leadership Brooking-Harbor and originator of the annual event Brookings-Harbor Business Outlook Conference, my leadership project.
• Curry County Community Helpers Food Bank
• Brookings Community Organic Garden planning committee
• Outreach Gospel Mission facilities maintenance

Education and Professional Training:

Ventura Community College, Ventura Calif.
Business Administration, Economics, Philosophy
Completed Associate of Arts Degree requirements for university transfer

Pepperdine University Malibu, Calif.
Pre law major, emphasis on Communications, Sociology, World Religions and Philosophy

California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Course work in conjunction with a position as Marketing Director for a real estate development and consulting firm. Field of Study: Business, Economics, Business Philosophy, Professional Ethics.

South West Oregon Community College, Brookings, Or.: Leadership Brookings-Harbor.
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Course work for professional certifications, including continuing education requirements:

Real Estate Broker licensing courses for Oregon and California
Oregon and California Real Estate Broker continuing education courses Oregon Department of Revenue Real Estate Appraiser licensing and continuing education courses.

Hobbies and Interests

My primary interest and proudest accomplishment continues to be my relationship with my family, my wife Kim of 32 years, and three successful adult children.

I enjoy volunteering in the community, kayaking, fishing on the Chetco River and the Pacific Ocean, diving, hiking, mushroom hunting, organic gardening, and home cooking.

Thank you for your consideration.

Respectfully,


Bruce Chambers

Please contact the following references:

Carlo Pelaccio
Frances Hartman
810 Highland Ave
Brookings, Or.
Relationship: Real estate clients, friends
Telephone: 541-469-3779

Chetco Community Public Library Board of Directors
c/o Patricia Piper, Susanna Fernandez, Stewart Watkins
405 Alder St.
Brookings, Or. 97415
Telephone: 541-469-7738
Relationship: Real estate client for facilities acquisition

PROFESSIONAL RESUME

Bruce Chambers
98432 North Bank Chetco River Rd.
Brookings, Oregon 97415
Telephone: 541-412-0360
Mobile Phone: 541-251-4457
Email: oregoncoaster@hotmail.com

Over the course of my career I have gained valuable skills and experience in the following disciplines :

Business and technical writing for industry specific communications

Marketing and business development

Real estate brokerage for residential and commercial properties

Property and facilities management

Site acquisition, development analysis

Real Estate appraisal

Interface with public agencies including city councils, planning commissions, and environmental regulatory agencies

Preparation of management reports

Design of advertising and promotional materials, brochures, print and display ads.

Public speaking as host and panelist at community and business events.

Previous 10 years Employment and Independent Contractor Experience

September, 2008--April, 2010
Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Curry County Assessor’s Office
Please contact Julie Swift, Curry County Human Resources Mgr. for additional information.
(541)-247-3233



-2-

May, 2001--September, 2008
Self employed Oregon Real Estate Broker, incorporated as Bruce Chambers P.C. Also during the above period, as prerequisite for employment as a Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, I completed the educational requirements for Oregon State Certification as a Real Estate Appraiser for property tax assessment.

Prior to relocating to Brookings, Or. from Ventura, California in 1996, I served for over twenty years in the Title Insurance industry as a customer service representative, title searcher, and corporate accounts manager.

As a Volunteer:

• Youth counseling, coaching, and mentoring with YMCA, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Youth sports leagues, Special Olympics
• Board member responsible for site acquisition and development for Curry County Habitat for Humanity
• Volunteer in development, and promotion for Caring for Babies with AIDS Foundation, as a member of the Building Industry Association of Southern California
• College course graduate of Leadership Brooking-Harbor and originator of the annual event Brookings-Harbor Business Outlook Conference, my leadership project.
• Curry County Community Helpers Food Bank
• Brookings Community Organic Garden planning committee
• Outreach Gospel Mission facilities maintenance

Education and Professional Training:

Ventura Community College, Ventura Calif.
Business Administration, Economics, Philosophy
Completed Associate of Arts Degree requirements for university transfer

Pepperdine University Malibu, Calif.
Pre law major, emphasis on Communications, Sociology, World Religions and Philosophy

California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Course work in conjunction with a position as Marketing Director for a real estate development and consulting firm. Field of Study: Business, Economics, Business Philosophy, Professional Ethics.

South West Oregon Community College, Brookings, Or.: Leadership Brookings-Harbor.
-3-

Course work for professional certifications, including continuing education requirements:

Real Estate Broker licensing courses for Oregon and California
Oregon and California Real Estate Broker continuing education courses Oregon Department of Revenue Real Estate Appraiser licensing and continuing education courses.

Hobbies and Interests

My primary interest and proudest accomplishment continues to be my relationship with my family, my wife Kim of 32 years, and three successful adult children.

I enjoy volunteering in the community, kayaking, fishing on the Chetco River and the Pacific Ocean, diving, hiking, mushroom hunting, organic gardening, and home cooking.

Thank you for your consideration.

Respectfully,


Bruce Chambers

Please contact the following references:

Carlo Pelaccio
Frances Hartman
810 Highland Ave
Brookings, Or.
Relationship: Real estate clients, friends
Telephone: 541-469-3779

Chetco Community Public Library Board of Directors
c/o Patricia Piper, Susanna Fernandez, Stewart Watkins
405 Alder St.
Brookings, Or. 97415
Telephone: 541-469-7738
Relationship: Real estate client for facilities acquisition

Norma Fitzgerald c/o Fitzgerald Financial Services
624 fleet St.
Brookings, Or. 97415
541-469-7761 Relationship: Financial planner, friend

Norma Fitzgerald c/o Fitzgerald Financial Services
624 fleet St.
Brookings, Or. 97415
541-469-7761 Relationship: Financial planner, friend
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Brochure Design
Sales