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Bob Kayganich - Freelance Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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Bob Kayganich Illustration• Design• Retouching• Art Direction. PROFILE •Detail-oriented designer that seeks to make each project exceed its potential. •Over 25 years of experience in advertising. •Develops concepts into successful campaigns, driving increased sales, brand awareness, and client retention. •Quality control of creative product. •Creative brainstorming and problem...
Canton, Michigan, United States

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Roger Chua (Lightwolf-of-God) - Freelance Illustration & Comic Art
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I am Roger Chua from the Philippines. A Illustrator working freelance online. I am skilled in Traditional and Digital media flatforms. But I am more comfortable in the traditional pencil on paper. Rendering all my digital works using Photoshop and Illustrator and some others. I have been freelancing for almost 4 years now, most of my clients are mostly friends and referrals of clients. I have been doing illustrations for years and is knowledgeable in the western comic style and Manga. Also skilled in Charcoal portrait illustration and Caricature art. Recently worked on some storyboards and comicstrips. And have been employed on an outsourcing company that is on publishing. Looking forward to land jobs on my skills in Drawings or Illustrations. I would really love comic books and cartoon jobs specially.
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Ramona Teal - Freelance Event Photography & Photography
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Ramona L Teal Home: 409-2219775 E-Mail: RAMONATEAL@aol.com Ramona Teal Experience RE: Employment Opportunity Please review the resume, which highlights the skills and accomplishments that will enable me to contribute to your company. During my 15 years in the field I have demonstrated independence and would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss employment opportunities. Throughout my years as a photographer I frequently had the opportunity to use my skills and I'm proud that I was able to grow size of business, increase productivity, increase sales, and meet deadlines by percentage of increase, significantly, on a regular basis. I enjoy the responsibility, involved in my work and applying my abilities to real-world situations. I also have proven talents, which I am called upon to use on a regular basic. Thank you for taking the time to review my qualifications. I will be looking forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Ramona L Teal Ramona L Teal Cell: 409-221-9775 E-Mail: RAMONATEAL@aol.com Objective: To obtain a lasting career and be a valuable asset to your Company using skills developed through work experience, Educational training and certification. Skills: Filing/Editing, Customer Skills, Office procedures, Photographer, Telephone Skills, Payroll, Management Skills, Data Entry, Windows Vista, MS Office 2002-2007, MS Money, FX Home Photo Explosion, Picture Project, Invoice2go 4.0 Employment Skills: 1. Developed ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere 2. Maintained excellent customer relations and developed customer rapport 3. Diplomatically resolved customers complaints on as-needed basic 4. Accurately calculated and made daily deposits of up to $10,000 5. Ability to follow instructions well and make decisions with no supervision 6. Motivated and supervised 5+ employees on daily basis 7. Maintained all record-keeping procedures without error 8. Delegated responsibilities to employees to meet company expectations 9. Effectively developed telephone communication skills and consistently met quotas Work History: Mona's Unique Photo's North Main in Vidor TX 1999 Present Self Employed Olan Mills Orange, TX & Lake Charles LA Telemarketing, Appointment, Setting, Photographer, Inside Sales, Studio Manager, Accounts Payable and Receivable 1994 - 1995 Portraits Your Way Port Arthur TX Sale, Appointment Setting, Photographer 1992 - 1994 ASI Portraits Studio Chattanooga, TN Studio Manager, Sales, Appointment Setting, Photographer Accounts Payable and Receivable 1991- 1992 Red Carpet Lounge Orange TX Owner/Manager, Sales, Payroll Accounts Payable and Receivable Education: 1996 Olan Mills - Management Training 1995 Olan Mills - Photographer Training 1992 ASI Portrait Studios - Photographer/Studio Manager Training 1988 Deweyville High School - Deweyville, TX References: Mary Richard (409) 745 - 3996 Mauriceville TX. School Teacher (Friend 14 Years) Donna Shaunesey (409) 779-9206 Orange TX. Helper /Labor (Friend 11 Years) Geraldine Whiddon (409) 735- 6081 Bridgcity TX. Owner /Self Employed (Family 4 Years)
Beaumont, Texas, United States
Stasia Fernandez - Freelance Illustration & Fantasy Art
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Stasia A. Fernandez 12 Linden La Hyde Park, NY 12538 845-233-5471 stasiafernandez@gmail.com Objective My goal is to be hired as an illustrator Education Suny New Paltz BS in Art Education Concentration in Painting BFA GPA: 3.4 Dutchess Community College Associates in Visual Art GPA: 3.3 Certification New York State Initial Certification in Art Education Illustration Experience • Worked for 6 months illustrating a children’s book with a Children’s writer that is set to be published in October 2013 by Penguin Publishing • Illustrated stickers, paper cut out dolls, and designed traceable templates Teaching Experience Personal Teaching After school and summer program for inner city Poughkeepsie children • Design art lessons for 120 students ages K -12 during the summer and after school in my personal studio • Helped high school seniors put their portfolio together for colleges • Design summer field trips for the younger students to local museums, older students take field trips to MOMA and Chelsea studios • Integrate art history in all projects Teaching Abroad July 2004 to July 2006 Benemerita Escuela Normal Veracruzana “Enrique C. Rebsamen”, Veracruz, Mexico • Studied and taught for 2 years under Mexican Artist/Teacher Maria Ibarra-Ramirez • Worked with children ages 5 to 18 designed and implemented lessons using a variety of media (oil paint, metal sculpture, ceramics, photography) Art Experience/Skills Working oil painter, acrylic, watercolor, sculpture, photography (Digital &black and white), ceramics, and printmaking: Collograph, dry point, monoprint, linocut, and etching Exhibits, Awards and Honors Solo Exhibit at Dark side Gallery in Poughkeepsie, NY 9/17/11 TO 10/17/11 Solo Exhibit at the Chocolate Factory in Red Hook, NY 7/1/10 to 9/1/10 Shared Exhibit at the Chocolate Factory in Red Hook, NY 9/1/07 to 11/1/07 Solo Exhibit at the Roberto Rodriguez Gallery in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico 10/1/06 to 11/1/06 Solo Exhibit at the Roberto Rodriguez gallery in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico 8/1/04 to 9/1/04 Second place in the Fall 2009 Foundation show Deans list Fall 2009 to Fall 2011 Presidents list Fall 2009, Fall 2010 Computer Skills Proficiency in Macintosh and Microsoft Windows, Word, Excell, P.P., Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Macromedia Flash, Smartboard
Hyde Park, New York, United States
Terrell Johnson - Freelance Interior Design & Logo Design
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OBJECTIVE To obtain an employment opportunity that will allow me to utilize my design and leadership skills. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Interior Design, 2011 BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY, Bowling Green, OH EXPERIENCE Sherwin Williams - Fenton, MI 5/2011-Present Assistant/Operations Manager • Responsible for overseeing all of the store operations. • Develop and implement plans to maximize sales and meet or exceed goals and objectives. • Maintain inventory control, merchandise presentation, and store appearance. • Analyze all monthly financial reports to identify issues, and business trends. • Enhance the customer experience by leading a team of associates in providing strong customer service. • Review job applications, interview applicants, and hire, train and develop associates. • Implemented new product lines and created strategies to introduce and promote them to customers. • Enforced loss prevention policy and awareness on the floor in order to control external and internal shrinkage. • Directed all activities required to achieve store goals Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green, OH 8/2009- 1/2011 Resident Advisor • Serve as a role model for responsible behavior and personal integrity; exercise good judgment for all student residents. • Facilitate programs to address all University policies, procedures, regulations, and community standards. • Coordinate the appropriate academic and support services available for students. Sherwin Williams - Plymouth, MI 5/2010- 8/2010 College Intern As a Intern performed the following duties as a S.A.C.F.I.C (Sales, Account Receivables, Customer Relations, Financial Reports, Inventory Management, and Color Consultant) • SALES: Made product recommendations to service retail and wholesale customers. • CUSTOMER RELATIONS: Customer account management, product ordering, custom color matching. • FINANCIAL REPORTS: Generated profit and loss statements, analytical reports • ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: Operation of a trial balance, credit terms, and collections • INVENTORY MANAGEMENT: Rates of sale, stock replenishment, inventory turnover • COLOR CONSULTANT: Collaborated with clients to facilitate proper color selection based on the client need Received Excellence Award as the top intern in the Detroit District ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES Visions Dance Studio 8/2011 • Redesigned the guest lobby of Visions Dance Studio in Fenton, MI. The scope of the work included flooring selection, wall colors, proximities of the reception counter in relation to the seating area, and a perspective drawing of the seating area. Lobby Redesign 6/2011 • Donated design services for the redesign of the lobby at Today’s Smile Dental Office in Oak Park, MI. The scope of work included providing a functional space with a reception counter, seating area, kitchenette, and updating finishes and furnishings. SKILLS • Proficient with design software such as: Autodesk Software: (AutoCAD: 2009-2012), Revit Architecture (2011-2012), Adobe Software CS4/CS5: (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign) • Ability to manually draft and effective use of color rendering skills • Proficient with Microsoft: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Desk Publishing) • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously • Strong attention to detail AFFILIATIONS • International Interior Designer Association- Student Member 2008- current • American Society of Interior Designers- Student Member, 2007- current REFERENCES AND PORTFOLIO: Available Upon Request
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Poonam Sharma - Freelance Data Entry & Personal Assistance
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M/s Poonam Sharma Tel: +61469904145 E-Mail: poonam1110@gmail.com JOB OBJECTIVE Looking long term association with a people oriented organization, where Individual talent, skills, honesty and hard work are acknowledged and conductive culture is provided PROFESSIONAL SYNOPSIS ? Over 4 and half years of experience in human resources. ? An effective communicator with strong leadership skills, logic and analytical abilities coupled with strong inter-personal skills ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS ? PG. Diploma in HRD, from Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, in Year 2002 ? M.SC. in Zoology, from Kanpur University, Kanpur, (U.P.), in year 1999 ? B.SC. in Zoology, from Kanpur University, Kanpur, (U.P.), in Year 1997 ? 12th & 10th from UP Board, Allahabad in Year 1994 and CBSE Board, New Delhi in Year 1992 rrespectively AREAS OF EXPERTISE & EXPOSURE Key skills ? Superior work ethics, delegation and values driven with high level of commitment. ? Goal oriented and driven for success; a quick learner who is able to grasp concepts quickly, manage a demanding work load, balance multiple tasks and switch gears while maintaining priorities. ? Proactive, self-motivated and detail oriented, while not losing track of the big picture. ? Articulate, well-read and possessing excellent written and oral communication skills. ? Exhibits pride in work, personal maturity and good judgment and enjoys delivering value in a rapidly changing and often demanding work environment where teamwork and a partnership spirit are required and where a premium is placed on both creativity and flawless execution. ORGANISATIONAL EXPERIENCE Worked as Executive HR with Avery India Limited, Ballabhgarh from April 2005 – July 2007 Avery India limited is a subsidiary of Avery Weigh-Tronix. It is the oldest multinational organization in India from UK. It is into a business of weighing scales with 35 offices/establishments in India. Major Job profile includes: Human Resource Management: ? To Implementation of corporate HR policies in Electronics Division. ? To maintain personnel inventory to match Manpower needs ? Administration of Salary and Wages and payment thereof for all employees in Electronics Division. ? Promotion of positive discipline ? Day to day dealing with employees and handling their grievances Recruitments: ? Conducted and coordinated the recruitment processes for Engineering and software positions ? Maintenance of the data- base for the candidates interviewed, and to be Interviewed ? Used Job portals and Coordinated with various consultants ? Maintaining manpower data base Training and Development: ? Implementation of Training plans ? Identification of Training needs for all employees of the Division. ? Compliance to ISO requirements with regard to Training in the division ? Responsible for Formulate & Organize Induction training program for the new entrant Statutory Compliance: ? Legal Compliances under various Industrial Laws. ? Implementation of IR processes and Practices viz. Employee Benefit Schemes such as PF, Insurance & Superannuation, Gratuity, ESI, Mediclaim Policy & Bonus etc. ? Ensure and submit returns under Factories Act, Contract Labour (R&A) Act, Apprentice Act, Employment Exchange Act, ESI & PF, and updating statutory records Payroll & Day-to-Day Administration: ? Prepare HR reports and presentations like Manpower reports, Overtime & late coming reports, Absenteeism Reports of On Roll and Off Roll Employees etc. ? Off Roll Manpower Management, this includes framing of contracts with a legal perspective and verification of wage bills etc ? Salary and Wages administration, which includes Salary advice, Overtime, Full & Final settlement and Mandatory compliance and exits etc. ? Maintained the complete payroll of the entire staff through automated time keeping machines and computerized card reader system to processing claims for LTC, Medical & Salary Advances as well as full & final settlements and gratuity, Loans & Advances, Leaves, unutilized leaves Etc. ? Ensured effective rendering of services including Security and House Keeping Services, Transportations, Contractual staff, controlling & monitoring their services & adhering statutory compliances regarding safety. ? Maintained a proper record of the personal files of the employees and other records, which are vulnerable for the company from legal point of view. ? Generating MIS report on various HR- Related Activities like absenteeism, attendance, casual Labour charges Etc Industrial Relations & Employee Relations: ? Maintained congenial and peaceful relationship among employees. Promoting participative management in the organization ? Creating an environment that will enhance & support organizational development and change Ex. Maintaining a personal relation with each worker like a friend but not like a colleague ? Ensuring prompt & timely resolution of employee grievances and maintaining cordial employee relations PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENTS ? July ’04- April ’05 Praxis Pact Pvt. Ltd New Delhi HR Executive ? Dec ’02- July ’04 Ochoa Laboratories LTD., New Delhi HR & Personnel Executive AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS ? Crowned as Star Performer for Excellence Performance and Quality for the last organization I have worked. OTHER SKILLS ? Certificate Course in Computer Application, from Manipal University, Mangalore,Karnataka, in Year 2000 ? Well versed IT experience with basic skills in computing, computer knowledge in Microsoft words, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Express and Internet PERSONAL DETAILS ? Date of Birth : 25th September 1976 ? Gender : Female ? Marital Status : Married ? Nationality : Indian ? Language Known : English & Hindi ? Address : Unit 10/13-15 Boundary Street, GRANVILLE, NSW, 2150 ? Passport Details : G3099993; Valid till: 06/08/2017 ? Visa Status : Holding Australian PR
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Suwannee Panizzo - Freelance T-Shirt Design & Fashion Illustration
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I am a fashion designer/ illustrator. I work with adobe photoshop (CS5) and adobe illustrator as well as hand drawings. I do thoroughly research and follow the brief descriptions to meet my client needs. All of my designs work are fresh, unique and effective.
Tadley, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Johan van Zyl - Freelance Mechanical Engineering & CAD
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Curriculum Vitae Cover page Sender: Johan van Zyl I am seeking a position in the design and or development field. This is a summary of my employment history. I joined the South African Airforce in May 1979 as an apprentice Rubber and Plastics fitter. During my training I specialized in composite part development and manufacture. In did a trade test in October 1982 and qualified as an artisan. I left the Airforce in May 1983 to further my studies in mechanical engineering with the Nuclear Development Corporation of South Africa (PTY) LTD, where did a three-year course in instrument making. Ucor and Nucor then merged and they could not offer us permanent positions. I left Nucor in February 1987. In March 1987 I joined a firm Total Metbond in Rosslyn north of Pretoria where I worked as a Technical Draughtsman designing rubber injection, transfer and compression molds. I also did tool jig and fixture design. This work mainly involved the motor industry. In June1988 I joined Pretoria Metal Pressings as a design draughtsman doing press tool and jig design and development. In April 1991 I was transferred to the Technical Computer Support department as a cad – cam annalist, the work involved computer technical and software support plus training on cad – cam systems. In June1994 I left Pretoria Metal Pressings and joined Advanced Technologies and Engineering in Midrand as a Design Draughtsman doing development on the new Unmanned Arial Observation Vehicle using my extensive composite and mould design experience. Later in the flight test phase I did some Quality control and flight test support at the test range. My role extended to air vehicle fleet manager and I also did Quality control on the aircraft composite manufacture and integration as well as prototype design and manufacture. Currently I am working as an Industrialization Technician, solving production related problems and processes. PTO W. J. van Zyl Personal information Home address Darling ave 3A Wierda Park Ext. 2 Centurion Postal address P. O. box 16285 Lyttelton 0140 Telephone No 012-653 5057 (H) 011-2667620 (W) Cell 0827843545 Email address N/A Surname: Van Zyl Full names Willem Johannes First name: Johan I. D. No: 6001205035084 Date of birth 20 January 1960 ***: Male Marital state Single Nationality: South African Military service: Completed March 1983 in the South African Air force. Criminal offences: None Health: Good. Qualifications: N5 Certificate +N6 Mechano Techniques , N6 Drawing and Design, N4 Computer principles. School attended: Strand High school Strand Cape Province South Africa. Technical College attended: Centurion Technical College, N1 to N6. Courses attended: Basic workshops -1979 Cad course -1989 (CV2D; MD3; GCD4; Personal designer 5) Advanced workshops -1984 ********** course -1989 Basic Cnc course -1986 Computer Principles N4 -1990 Drawing Interpretation -1986 Advanced Surface Modeling -1991 Geometric Tolerances -1988 Personal Machinist 2D/3D -1991 Dos course -1989 Written Communication -1992 Man to Man instruction -1992 PTO Employment Record: Present employer Advanced technologies & Engineering Company (ATE) Address: 998 16TH Road Halfway House Period employed: July 1994 to present Experience gained: Design of Unmanned Air Vehicle composite structure on Autocad 12 and later on Autocad 2002 and Mechanical desktop 6 Structural testing and prototyping on composite structures Fleet management of the aircraft fleet Flight test support Unmanned Air vehicle integration modification and maintenance Previous position: Quality control on composite manufacturing, integration and testing of the aircraft and sub systems, design and manufacture of prototype aircraft models. Present position: Industrialization technician. Main function: Industrialization of products. Experience gained: Production problem solving, tool and jig design and both process and method engineering. Other Cad experience gained Sound knowledge of Autodesk Inventor 11, Autocad Inventor 2010 and 2011, Mechanical Desktop 2007, Acad Mechanical 2007, Autocad Mechanical 2010 and Autocad 2007 . I also have a working knowledge of Catia ver. 5 and limited experience on Pro Engineer wild fire Previous employer Pretoria Metal Pressings Address: Church Street West Pretoria Period employed: June 1988 to July 1994 Experience gained: Design of press tools jigs and dies on Gcd 4 and Personal Designer 5 cad software. Cad Cam annalist, Technical software support and training on Personal Machinist 2D and 3D Previous employer Total Metbond Components (Tensile Rubber) Address: Hendrik van Eck Str. Rosslyn Period employed: March 1987 to July 1988 Experience gained: Design of Rubber injection, transfer and compression moulds, jigs Tools and fixtures mainly on the drawing board Previous employer Nuclear Development Corporation of South Africa (PTY) LTD Address: Church Str West Pelindaba Period employed: January 1984 to February 1987 Experience gained Learner Technician Instrument Maker (Mechanical) Previous employer South African Air Force Address: 1 Air depot Voortrekker Hoogte Period employed: January 1979 to May 1983 Experience gained: Trade in Rubber and Plastics and composite materials including Pattern and mould making, manufacturing of component in composite materials. Period unemployed May 1993 to January 1984. During which I worked part time at Carls boat yard in Mitchell str. Pretoria West. Experience gained: Manufacturing of speedboat decks and hulls out of composite materials.
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Rebecca Ward - Freelance Photography & Graphic Design
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I consider myself a semi-professional during my time as a customer service representative. Nine years in the food service industry, including time as a shift leader has provided me with invaluable experiences with the public. Other than field experience, my academics are testimony to my eligibility. Prior to graduation, all potential graduates must complete a senior art show. My senior exhibit consisted of over 40 pieces, 90 percent of which were photographs. My expertise in this area consists of multiple classes accrued throughout my undergrad, assisted with professional photo-shoots, and tutored various peers. My work experience and academic accomplishments allow me to provide quality service in this position. Rebecca Ann Ward Summary Seeking a photography opportunity. Willing to travel and complete additional professional training. Education Bachelor of Art in Graphic Arts, Dec. 2011 Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN University Experience Photographer/Designer (Student Internship), Sam Mays (11/2010-present) Freshpunch, Johnson City, TN • Supported programs and initiatives of CEO • Internship requirements included: o Photographing clients for advertising purposes: • Blue Plum Festival, Bristol Dragway, The Venue, and multiple businesses throughout the Tri-cities. o Photography of individual and group clients for personal use o Multi-tasking with attention to detail were essential to completion of various design projects. Additional Experience Customer Service (04/2011-present) Barbaritos, Johnson City, TN • Addressed customer concerns and questions to resolve service related issues • Provided money and goods transactions • Food service duties including: cashiering, caterings, food prep, and cleaning. Customer Service (08/2009-03/2011) Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Johnson City, TN • Addressed customer concerns and questions to resolve service related issues • Provided money and goods transactions including closing and countdown duties • Completed bank transactions and handled large sums of money • Provided relief management duties with oversight of staff Professional Development Software: Windows 7, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver), and Web Research. Interests: Studio lighting versus natural lighting, having images that convey a story, and capturing images in the moment to gain the best perspective of the subject. Philanthropy Shulman Center, Johnson City Animal Shelter.
Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
Jackie Baumgartner - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Grant Writing
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JACKIE BAUMGARTNER GRANT WRITER/DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT Dynamic, passionate development professional with unique background combining 12 years of diverse product management, sales, and development experience in the manufacturing, telecommunications, and non-profit sectors. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE * Creative, results oriented grant writer with strong understanding of research and fundraising strategies. * Critical thinker who can design and deliver programs and products that enhance performance. * Outstanding interpersonal skills with ability to easily build productive, enduring relationships. * Detail-oriented and organized, able to effectively handle the demands of multiple projects. SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS Grant Writing/Communications * As a Development Director and consultant, wrote effective grant proposals totaling nearly $1 million for a disability services organization. * As a volunteer for a non-profit that supports Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, coordinated sponsorship campaigns for an annual fundraising event raising $45,000 in the first 3 years. * Created content for new web site, program brochures, and annual report that enhanced organizational capacity and generated a 50% increase in community support. Program/Product Development * Implemented standards, templates and processes to improve operational efficiencies. * Led the opening of an overwhelmingly successful fine art gallery for artists with disabilities. * Led the development of new products that enhanced the ability to reach new market segments. Management/Administration * Managed all aspects of a non-profit development strategy resulting in greater organizational capacity, enhanced community support, and innovative programs. * Increased revenues by 120% through sales trainings, promotions, and improving relationships. * Increased product line profitability by 20% and redesigned processes to reduce costs by 15%. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY THE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING OPTIONS, INC., Cincinnati, OH (non-profit that provides support services to nearly 2,000 adults and children with disabilities) Independent Contractor, 2007 – Present Research and write grants for a variety of programs, publish the Annual Report, and assist with other development activities. Development Director, 2005 – 2007 Responsible for managing the development and fundraising strategy as well as assisting with operational needs and establishing innovative programs. * Increased the operating budget by 25% by creating a strategy and tracking system that resulted in more effective and efficient grant writing efforts. * Published a professional annual report and led the design of a new web site and program materials that enhanced foundation, donor, and client interest in the Center by 20%. * Collaborated with the Executive Team to establish a fine art gallery for artists with disabilities to market their artwork and enhance their skills. The gallery serves hundreds of artists each year and is quickly becoming a reputable gallery that is making a positive impact on the region’s arts community. * Developed relationships with local companies and foundations to expand awareness of the Center and gain additional funding to support ongoing as well as new programs. DIGEX, INC., Beltsville, MD (Digex, Inc., now a division of Verizon Business provides Web, application, and enterprise managed hosting services for businesses worldwide.) Product Manager, Advanced IT Services, 2001 to 2004 Managed and developed a product line of web and application services. * Created successful sales promotion which generated revenues of $100,000. * Increased product line profitability by 20% through promotions, sales training, and leading a cross-functional team to resolve operational issues. * Improved operational efficiencies by 15% through streamlining processes and creating standard documentation. PACE, INC., Laurel, MD (A recognized world leader in solutions for the assembly and repair of highly advanced electronics.) Assistant Product Manager, 2000 to 2001 Responsible for the development and support of an $8 million commercial soldering product line. * Facilitated the implementation of a beta test resulting in 1st year revenues 50% higher than projected. * Improved efficiency of the product design process through creating standard survey documentation. * Coordinated the redesign of product literature, web site and promotions, resulting in a 20% increase in sales. * Enhanced sales relations by improving the quality of presentations and training sessions. BLACK & DECKER/DEWALT, POWER TOOL DIVISION (Fortune 500 global manufacturer of power tools, home improvement products, and fastening systems.) District Sales Representative, 1999 – 2000 Increased the business of a $4 million sales territory by 120% in one year by enhancing sales associate training and developing solid relationships with store management, which resulted in prime retail space and larger orders. COMPUTER SKILLS: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Database Software. EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, Newark, DE BS in Business Administration, Concentration: Marketing, 1999 COMMUNITY SERVICE Bluegrass for Babies, Inc., Board Member & Sponsorship Coordinator, 2008 – Present Played key role in designing and promoting unique, family-friendly event, which has grown 70% in just three years raising $45,000 for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. St. Mary’s Church, Co-Chair of Parents Group & Sunday School Teacher, 2007 - Present Organize several successful outreach events each year JCI International, Greater Cincinnati Jaycees, 2004 – 2007 Most Valuable Member 2006 (In 2012, will become a member of ProKids, a group that supports kids in the foster care system and Kindervelt, an organization that raises funds for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center)
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States