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Buda, Texas, 78610, United States
March 14, 2011

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Career Objective

To obtain an office assistant/event coordinator position with an innovative

company that will benefit from my creative problem solving skills and

eagerness to succeed.


Ability to be flexible and manage multiple projects

Approach problems in a highly creative and effective manner

Committed to providing and maintaining the highest level of client service

and satisfaction

Ability to meet stringent deadlines

Dynamic interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational abilities


Zwilling J.A. Henckels, Austin, Texas

Retail Service Specialist (2011 to present)

Part-time retail merchandiser for high-end culinary products. Act as the

field manager by focusing on

training, merchandising and building strong relationships at the

department and specialty store level to

maximize business potential. Train store staffs and management on

product knowledge and usage

techniques including new product introductions. Negotiate/secure key

floor placement, signage and

visual enhancements. Merchandise brands to ensure optimum presentation

on sales floor, maintaining

visual account standards. Manage territory regarding opportunities,

challenges and suggestions.

Communicate information to management in a timely manner.

American Youthworks Charter High School, Austin, Texas

Special Education Teacher/Academic Coach (2009 to 2010)

Certified teacher in the state of Texas. Worked with "at-promise" youth

to help them reach their

academic goals. Facilitated all ARD meetings and coordinated and

implemented special education

services required for eligible students.

ICF Group, New York, New York

Independent Manufacturers Representative, ICF Group (2006 to 2008)

Senior A & D Account Manager, Unika Vaev Textiles (2003 to 2006)

Managed all accounts in Northern New Jersey for ICF Group.

Received national award for highest dollar volume in textiles. Responsible

for all aspects of business. Focused on servicing furniture dealers and

the Architecture and Design community through awareness of current

introductions by way of presentations, assisting with specifications and

product updates. Transitioned to this position directly from Senior

Account Manager for Unika Vaev Textiles where role consisted of servicing

all major A & D accounts in Manhattan. Responsibilities included

introducing new collections through formal and informal presentations;

educating specifiers on fabric content, performance capabilities and

special finishes; bid preparation; updating resource libraries on

consistent basis and maintaining weekly and monthly reports.

Haworth, Inc., New York, New York

A & D Account Manager (2001 to 2003)

Responsible for achieving annual sales quota by identifying, developing

and securing new business opportunities through the architectural and

design community and successfully transitioning this business to assigned

Haworth members and dealers.

. Received Outstanding Sales Performance Award for surpassing sales quota

for 2002

. Worked closely with A & D firms to determine client's design intent

. Developed, coordinated and hosted Haworth sponsored events for A & D

community and key clients

. Supported global account programs and cross-functional strategic account


The Atlantic Group, Furniture Procurement/Project Management, New York,

New York

Senior Project Manager (1999 to 2001)

Managed all phases of multiple large and small scale projects totaling

approximately $10 million.

Responsibilities consisted of sharing knowledge of new products with the

architectural and

design community and end-users; budget preparation; client meetings;

space planning, furniture

layouts and showroom merchandising; clarification of specifications;

tracking of all purchase orders;

coordination with general contractors, sub-contractors, vendors and end-

users to ensure timely


Design Quorum, Inc., Dallas, Texas

Managing Principal (1994 to 1999)

Responsible for all aspects of commercial interior design firm including

management; marketing;

space planning; budget preparation; coordination of installations; finish

specifications; furniture

design, specification and procurement and client presentations.

7. Coordinated and managed architectural trade shows

8. Responsible for overseeing annual budget and monthly operating reports

9. Targeted and developed working relationships with multiple architectural


10. Responsible for complete concept, design and participation of opening

gala for

non-profit retail store benefiting 50 local agencies helping children in


11. Developed policy and procedures manual

Education/Professional Training

Certified Teacher-State of Texas

Texas Tech University, Graduate Studies, Environmental Design

Southwest Texas State University, B.S., Interior Design

NCIDQ certificate number 012790

Texas interior design registration number 9422

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