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Farmington, MN
March 21, 2018

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David Skinner

**** ***** ***** **. * Farmington MN 55024

Cell: 507-***-****

Executive Summary

As an accomplished manager with extensive experience in front-of-the-house and back-office operations, I am looking for the opportunity to help current management maintain, or create, a culture that forwards the importance of ensuring all customers/guests experience a positive purchase/service experience... the importance of putting a smile on every customer/guest at every opportunity. I am looking forward to an opportunity to help lead and motivate a strong sales/service team to be truly Legendary.

Core Qualifications

Effective team leader / trainer / motivator Team player

Creative problem solver Calm under pressure

Sound judgment Detail-oriented

Excellent written and verbal communication Self-starter

Professional Experience

Target, Inc. November, 2017 to January, 2018

Hardlines Sales / Service

Apple Valley, MN

My primary duties were sales and service as well as cashiering as needed.

Menards Dundas July, 2017 to October, 2017

Department Manager, Cabinets and Appliances

Dundas, MN

My primary duties included developing, motivating and leading my Department Team towards a higher level of customer service and department revenue. In addition my primary duties included a high level of personal customer service and inside sales.

Menards Rochester South March 2017 to July 2017

Manager Trainee

Rochester, MN

Hired as a Manager Trainee, spent a minimum of two weeks in five different departments while learning the Menards management systems. In all departments my primary duties included customer service and inside sales.

Spectrum / Charter Communications May 2016 to October 2016

Outside Residential Sales Representative

Rochester, MN

My Primary duty was residential "door-to-door" sales of Spectrum cable TV, internet and

phone products and services. In addition duties included providing customer service to current Spectrum


John Marshall High School March 2016 to May 2016

Assistant Softball Coach / Pitching Coach

Rochester, MN

Responsible for coaching pitchers at all levels along with assisting Varsity/JV staff in all coaching


Northgate Health Club, LLC November 2015 to March 2016

Manager/Facility Manager/Personal Trainer/Wellness Coach/Cycling Class Instructor

Rochester, MN

On November 1, 2015, new ownership took over the Club. By stepping forward to take on additional responsibilities (most notably pool management, Silver Sneakers/Silver&Fit program management and facility/equipment repair management), I helped aid in the smooth transition of ownership. In addition, I was personally involved in sales, service, 1:1 nutrition/weight loss coaching and class instruction.

Northgate Health Club July 1978 to November 2015

General Manager

Rochester, MN

With the goals of growing the membership base and club revenues, my primary duties were employee team and facility management along with business plan development. In addition, I was personally involved in sales, service, 1:1 nutrition/weight loss coaching and class instruction.


Carleton College 1974 to1978

Bachelor of Arts: English

Northfield, MN, USA

Graduated Cum Laude while earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Specialized in both oral and

written communication. Accumulated 14 credits in secondary school coaching.

Austin High School 1971 to 1974

High School Diploma

Austin, MN, USA

Earned the 13th highest high school career GPA out of 550 fellow students. Besides academics, played

football, participated in orchestra and wrote for Austin High's school newspaper.

Personal/Business References

Thang Nguyen


Health Teacher/Head Softball Coach

JM High School

Known for 20 years and was an Assistant Coach under his guidance for 9 years (most recently in 2017)

Terann Anderson



Northgate Health Club

Known for 4 years

Mark Harada


Personal Friend / Retired Regional Great Lakes Sales Manager

Known for 42 years

Community Service

Youth Sports Coaching 1990 to 2015

Rochester, MN, USA

As a head or assistant coach, worked with youth, ages 6 to 19, to teach fundamentals of their sport and excellent sportsmanship.

Youth Football Program 1978

Rochester, MN, USA

Just out of college, I head-coached a 4th grade youth football team. Later I head-coached 4th through 6th graders in consecutive years.

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