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Sales Service

Corona, CA
November 23, 2018

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Carrie I. Duff


My goal is to provide brilliant service to others, to offer my consultative approach in sales and my compassionate approach to life in a company in which there is opportunity for personal and professional growth. Previous experience with client relations and sales gives me the ability to be a team player as well as a leader in any situation.


Grand Canyon University, BA Christian Studies

San Diego Mesa College, AA Psychology

Work Experience

Freelance Live Events and Wedding Consultation Jan 2015-August 2018

Spectacular Events by Carrie

San Diego CA, Durant, OK, Portland OR, Orlando, FLA

Leadership in event production, theme creation, venue sourcing

Sourcing professional vendors, globally

Menu planning and proper set-up

Training team members, interns and volunteers

Terra Catering and Events Feb 2014–Jan 2015

San Diego, California

Director of Events, Catering & Sales.

Catering and Special Events sales.

Strategic Sales development for company expansion, Kosher Catering

Created 5-year, 60% growth plan,

Sales increase of 15%

Increased venue attainment by 40%

Trained and Mentored the sales team

Choctaw Casino (Delaware North Co.) May 2013 – Nov 2013

Durant, Oklahoma


Supervised (5) Food Court outlets

120 employees

Scheduling, safety and emergency procedures

Handled disciplinary actions for the department

Trained, interviewed and mentored new hires

Siena Hotel, Spa, Casino (Contract) Feb 2012–Aug 2012

Reno, NV

Hotel Sales and Entertainment Manager

Directly responsible for all Hotel Rooms

Group Sales: Special Events, Corporate, Weddings and Social Sales

Entertainment scouting, acquisition and contracting property wide for all venues and as well as special events.

Developed Community relations and good will for the new Siena.

Recruited, Trained and Mentored and wonderful team for the Catering and Banquet department

Spectacular Catering and Events

1989-2018 CA, NV, OK, OR, TX, FL

Director of Events, Sales and Catering

Events, inspiration to production

Resourcing vendors

Elegant cuisine and presentation

Month of consultation

Produced full-scale events nationally

Spectacular Events by Carrie

1998-2014, 2015-2018


Destination weddings

Event styling

Production, A/V. entertainment, Stage management

Trained and mentored a team of 25 stunning ladies and gentlemen with exceptional compassion, caring and skills for this unique and challenging management role


Dale Carnegie-Sales and Service, Graduate 1989

Memory Masters- Graduate and instructed 1988-1990

Tom Hopkins-3 Day Boot Camp, graduated with honors, 1990

Tony Robbins, Motivation and Sales training, graduated top of the class 1993, on-going classes with Tony Robbins

Building Healthy Workplace Relationships, training and mentoring, 2001

Board of Directors, San Diego Film Commission 1998-2001

Board of Directors, StuntsAbility 1998-2001

Member-ILEA, Los Angeles 2001-2018

Member-LGBTQ Central Florida 2001-2018

Catersource, 1999-2016

The Special Event 2000-2016

Small Business of the Year, 2014 Awarded by ABWA Escondido for Stellar Service

CROPS- Board of Directors, V.P of Marketing 2014-2015

Chamber of Commerce, Durant OK, 2014-2017

Kiwanis, Durant, OK 2014-2017

Rotary of Durant, OK 2015-2017


Lions, Tigers and Bears – An Animal Sanctuary. Catering, events, supplies, selfless assistance, Alpine, CA

Ft Washita - An Historical Monument to the Civil War –Docent for October Nights, Ft Washita, OK

Rachel’s Woman’s Center – A day center for homeless women, catering, clothing and compassion, San Diego, CA

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