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Manager High School

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
October 07, 2016

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Jose I. Socorro

Account Executive / DJ + MC (Banks Entertainment)


Hi! My name is Jose Socorro and I am bilingual (Can speak Spanish & English). Currently in Grad School pursuing a MS in Organizational Development. I am a former High School Football Coach & saxophone player.

I have worked on various PR, Marketing, Operations projects which includes developing plans and teams. Follow me on Twitter: @MrJoseSocorro


Account Executive at Banks Entertainment (DJ/MC/Lighting Company) August 2016 - Present (3 months)

*Procure, re-establish, and maintain the relationships of corporate and private clients for the leading event hosting DJ/MC/Lighting company.

*Specializing in weddings, holiday parties, birthday parties, anniversary parties, business luncheons, and every other social events.

*Set-up, create, and follow detailed structure of the entire event to provide a stress-free experience. Director of Communications and Public Relations at The Young Businessmen of Tulsa (YBT) July 2015 - Present (1 year 4 months)

Oversee and Manage Communication's pertaining with the Young Businessmen of Tulsa. Which also includes all PR related matters as well.

*Develop and implement marketing plans to promote YBT through various Social Media outlets.

*Created and developed YBT's Twitter account (@YBTulsaOk) which now has over 300 followers since it was launched in August.


*Increased the number of likes on the YBT Facebook Page as well as the Instagram Page.

*Network with business professionals and do speaking engagments on behalf of YBT.

*Work with Tulsa Media outlets to share YBT stories and happenings. Assistant Manager at US Beef Corp

December 2015 - September 2016 (10 months)

*Manage sales, labor, inventory, and customer experience at assigned Arby's Store.

*Assist District Manager's in Region 1 by working at various stores in need of a manager or crew member.

(Currently have helped at 15 STORES within Region 1)

*Working with store management to meet sales and labor goals at assigned Arby's Store. Marketing Representative at T-Town Roofing & Construction Inc September 2015 - November 2015 (3 months)

Developed partnerships with a spanish student mentor program and a tulsa school initiative group to assist both groups in mentoring students and providing help for them. Established membership with the Tulsa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Bixby Chamber of Commerce to develop business relationships with various businesses and organizations. Researched four trade shows to work which generated over 20 prospective leads in two months. Director of Guest Experience/In-House Marketing (Assistant Manager) at Chick-fil-A March 2015 - September 2015 (7 months)

The Director of Marketing/GE helps bring Chick-Fil-A experience to guest through Marketing and 2nd Mile Service. This means that the Director works with CFA EM management team and crew members to meet the needs of the guest while giving them quality food and dining experience. Here are some of the tasks that pertain to the Director of Marketing/GE

* Work with team members to give every guest that orders the “CORE 4” experience!

* Coaching up team members that one can still give guest the “CORE 4” experience while nailing “Speed of Service”. Speed of Service is a must to take care of the guest and deliver a speedy service. Page3

* Working with team members working in the lobby to do table touches and deliver second mile service. This also means working with runners to anticipate the guest needs like napkins, sauces, and straws to name a few things.

* Turning frowns into the smiles of guest and their children that maybe having a hard day by blessing them with a cow, cookie, or ice dream.

* Encourage managers and certain team members to engage in conversation with guest when doing tables touches.

* The guest experience is CFA’s largest marketing tool of it’s great food, care for guest, and efforts done to deliver great quality.

Player Development/NJ Director of Scouting at All-American Games May 2014 - March 2015 (11 months)

*Managed a budget of $65,000 to start the official call center for Football University and hired 9 callers which were trained and developed to be football scouts. In a span of three months the call center generated close to $200,000 dollars in camp sales.

*Recruit Youth & High School Football Athletes for FBU Camps and Bowl Games in the State of NJ.

*Assist the US Army All-American Games Staff with operations and logistics.

*Work with Football University National Championship staff and teams all over the USA. Night Auditor/Front Desk at Homewood Suites & Hampton Inn May 2013 - September 2014 (1 year 5 months)

*Organized and prepared various reports for Hilton and MCR Development Company.

*Was able to gain new cleints that had tough experiences at other hotels to become Hilton Honors members and make them long-term guests at the Homewood Suites.

*Reached 100% hotel rooms sells various times during the Summer of 2013.

*Worked and negotiated room rates with other hotels to walk guest when the Homewood Suites achieved 100% rooms sells.

*Worked every shift at the Homewood Suites and assisted management with hotel duties. Page4

*Prepared the breakfast area by baking pastries, brewing coffee, setting up the dinning area, preparing waffle mix, and cooking special entrees.

Assistant Coach at Holy Spirit High School

July 2012 - March 2014 (1 year 9 months)

* Lead The Holy Spirit JV Football Team to a 3-4 Record after a 0-3 start in 2012.

* Assist and over see the development of incoming football players into Holy Spirit High School.

* Teach proper football mechanics such as ball handling, running, passing the football, offensive blocking.

* Assist with Gameday assignments such as scouting and filming. Body Shop Business Operations Manager at Rafa Socorro Auto Care & Body Shop LLC. January 2012 - March 2014 (2 years 3 months)

*Managed day to day business operations and the assisted the body shop owner.

*Set-up vendor and supplier accounts for the body shop as well as the business bank account.

*Researched and filed paper work for body shop licenses required to operate and comply with the State of New Jersey Laws.

*Created and established the business plan for the Body Shop. Business Development/Project Lead: Evangel SIFE Campbell Soup (CPB) "Let's Can Hunger" at Evangel University

October 2009 - May 2012 (2 years 8 months)

* Established long lasting partnerships with organizations like Convoy of Hope, Ozarks Food Harvest, Salvation Army, ESPN Radio 1440AM, Evangel University, and Springfield Public Schools.

* Developed and trained over 20 students in strategic planning, marketing, networking, and social responsibility.

* Doubled the amount of cash donations collected, pounds of food collected, and people attendance at the 27th Annual Christmas Concert at Evangel University benefiting Salvation Army with a well-planned out Marketing Plan. In 2009 $1,400 was collected and in 2010 $1,900 was colleceted. In 2009 over 2,700 pounds of food was collected and in 2010 over 3,500 pounds was collected. In 2009 the attendance at the concert was 2,200 and in 2010 the attendance at the concert was 2,400. Page5

Warranty Sales Coordinator at Tracker Marine Financial Services May 2010 - January 2011 (9 months)

Assist Customers with questions about boat warranties and packages. Sell Tracker Marine Extended Service Policies.

Mail out information letters to potential buyers.

SIFE Director of Travel and Logistics at Evangel University April 2009 - June 2010 (1 year 3 months)

Planned and organized logistics for local events such as Evangel SIFE's first ever financial literacy week at Evangel University which over 1,500 students attended and 14 rooms were reserved along with equipment for speakers to use and the operations plan for the 26th Annual Christmas Concert at Evangel University which had an attendance of over 2,200.

Led 10 general SIFE team meetings as Director of Travel and Logistics by going through the meeting agenda and reminding the team on updates and upcoming events. Created a business ethics presentation that was taught to over 400 students in New Jersey and Missouri including the James River Leadership College in which over 70% of the students from both states and the Leadership College had a better understanding of ethical practices and principles. Languages

English (Full professional proficiency)

Spanish (Native or bilingual proficiency)

Skills & Expertise


Customer Service

Event Management


Event Planning

Social Media Marketing

Marketing Strategy




Project Planning



Strategic Planning


Public Speaking

Social Networking

Organizational Development



Project Management



Leadership Development


Business Planning

Team Building


Time Management


Team Leadership

Public Relations



Customer Satisfaction


Microsoft Office

Inventory Management

Human Resources


Microsoft Word

Charismatic Leadership

Social Media

Microsoft Excel




QuikTrip is closing their doors in Springfield

The Lance April 21, 2011

Authors: Jose I. Socorro

The article talks about the closing down of 5 Quiktrips in Springfield, Mo. Mr.Mike Thornburgh, manager of public and government affairs was interviewed and featured in the article. Quiktrip HQ is located in Tulsa, Ok.

Students take advantage of career fair activities

The Lance April 15, 2011

Authors: Jose I. Socorro

This article was an overview of the Spring 2011 Career Development Fair at Evangel University. Page7

Crusaders continue streak with win over Culver-Stockton The Lance January 21, 2011

Authors: Jose I. Socorro

Evangel Crusader Men Basketball second half hot start. Questions with Athletes: Jessica Fransen

The Lance February 4, 2011

Authors: Jose I. Socorro

This article is about getting to know student-athletes outside the playing field. Questions with Athletes: Maria Martinez

The Lance February 18, 2011

Authors: Jose I. Socorro

This article is about getting to know student-athletes outside the playing field. Education

Abilene Christian University

Master’s Degree, Organizational Development, 2015 - 2017 Oral Roberts University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Business Administration, Minor in Government, 2012 - 2015 Activities and Societies: ORU IRDO, ORU Social, ORU College Republicans (Director of Communications), and Values & Capitalism at ORU.

Evangel University

Associate’s Degree, Management, 2008 - 2012

Activities and Societies: SIFE, Evangel University Women's & Men's Basketball, Evangel University Jazz Band, Evangel University Concert Band, Evangel University Pep Band, and Intramurals. Interests

Social Media, Professional Network,Community Volunteering, Organizational Development, Strategic planning, Marketing, and Walking. Organizations

Young Businessmen of Tulsa (YBT)

Director of Communications and Public Relations

June 2015 to Present

Oral Roberts University Golden Eagle Club

Young Professionals Board Member

February 2016 to Present

Volunteer Experience

Program Support Coordinator at The Wise Foundation Page8


Jose I. Socorro

Account Executive / DJ + MC (Banks Entertainment)

10 people have recommended Jose I.

"Jose has been a great asset to the Young Businessmen of Tulsa. His networking skills are strong and on point. His ability to effectively manage multiple avenues of communication and PR is a real gift. Thank you for your hard work Jose! "

Matthew Moore, President, The Young Businessmen of Tulsa (YBT), managed Jose I. at The Young Businessmen of Tulsa (YBT)

"Jose is a dedicated, dependable and well respected member of the Holy Sprit coaching staff. The athletes were motovated and inspired by his work ethic as well as his collegues."

Joe Masters LAT, ATC, CSCS, worked directly with Jose I. at Holy Spirit High School

"Jose is an outgoing, enthusiastic leader who works to provide what's in the best interest of those he is working with and working for. Jose led our "Let's Can Hunger" project at Evangel University to national prominence because of his dedication and determination. Jose is a great leader and someone who can rally a group of people to a common goal."

Brock Shaffer, worked directly with Jose I. at Evangel University

"Jose has proven himself to be a dedicated project leader with exceptional communication and planning skills."

Kathryn Atchley, was with another company when working with Jose I. at Evangel University

"Jose is a very unique individual who knows how to take on responsibility and has great team leadership skills. I was able to work under his leadership with SIFE Lets can hunger, and he performed well under pressure and knew how to distribute tasks to certain individuals within the team whose strenghts matched up with the criteria Jose needed covered. Has great communication skills with an outgoing personality that helps him connect well with people and is willing to go the extra mile to achieve success and go above and beyond."

Nick Wilson, reported to Jose I. at Evangel University Page10

"Jose is a man who can implement ideas and motivate others to work along side him on project and team goals. Devoted to his work, Jose possess the qualities that will be attractive and useful to any organization that is fortunate to have his service."

Chuck Cox, worked with Jose I. at Evangel University

"Jose is a great leader and is a very proactive individual. Jose has the ability to lead and manage a group and set goals and attain them. He is has great communication skills and is very personable. Jose sets his sights high and follows through with detail and with unmatchable quality. He loves business and social networking and you can always count on him to come through when it counts. Jose is not just a great leader but a team player with high expectations to succeed!"

Nick Wilson, Director of Logistics and Information, Evangel SIFE, studied with Jose I. at Evangel University

"Jose is one of the most polished individuals I have seen come out of Evangel University. His dedication and hard work will lead to great success for any company he represents."

Isaac Stewart, worked directly with Jose I. at Evangel University

"Jose has continually proven himself to be an effective leader and business professional. I value the relationship I have with him because he is a sustainable and valuable resource for information based on a variety of needs. I appreciate his support and interest in helping others."

Jennifer Cook, worked with Jose I. at Evangel University

"Mr.. Socorro is one of the hardest-working, determined young students I have ever had the honor to teach. He is dependable, reliable, and conscientious. Also, his pleasant and positive personality make him a joy to work with."

Sonny Branham, taught Jose I. at Oral Roberts University Contact Jose I. on LinkedIn

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