Salon Owner & Nail Technician, Self-Employed, Full & Part Time
Started, owned and operated a 4-chair, full service hair and nail salon. Managed 3 employees under contract for booth rental within the salon, in addition to performing full service nail care services. Developed marketing and advertising campaigns, charities, sponsored community activities, promotional offers, and event partnerships. Performed all aspects of salon ownership and maintenance, in addition to offering high quality nail care while managing hair care specialists. Maintained high degree of shop sterility and passed all state inspections without any violations.
Extensive free-hand nail art background (references attached), in addition to decals.
Wild Hair & Tan, Los Alamos, NM 1994 - 1995
Nail Technician, Self-Employed/Booth Rental, Full Time
Performed all nail services within Wild Hair & Tan, established as a booth rental agreement. In addition to offering nail services, assisted with maintenance and management of the entire salon, including retail sales, scheduling, reception, customer service, and effective team communication. Assisted in development of marketing and promotional offers, and sponsorship of several sports organizations.
Edison Brothers Apparel Stores, Tempe, AZ 1991 - 1994
Store Manager (2 yrs), Assistant Store Manager (1st year), Full Time
Managed retail store operations, including up to 15 employees. Employee training for store operations, accountability, bank deposits, inventory, store merchandising, window and store displays for effective promotions. Performed hiring duties for workforce, assigned duties to personnel based on experience level. Developed and maintained employee schedules based on past and projected sales. Managed numerous stores in the Phoenix-Metro Area from Superstition Springs, to Tempe/Fiesta Mall, Chris-Town, Metro-Center and West Ridge Mall.
Bauder Fashion College, Arlington, TX 1989 - 1990
School Representative, Full Time & Part Time
Coordinated prospective students’ enrollment and attendance at the college campus. Served as a Bauder Fashion College Representative for promoting and acquiring students into college programs.
Northern New Mexico Community College, Espanola, NM 1994 - 1995
Nail Technician Certification/State License, Licensed Annually Since 1995
Bauder Fashion College, Arlington, TX 1988 - 1990
Associate’s of Fashion Merchandising & Marketing, Degree Received 1990, magna cum laude, est GPA 3.7
*Minor Degree in Modeling & Make-Up Techniques
Los Alamos High School, Los Alamos, NM 1984-1988
High School Diploma Received 1988
*DECA Club (business marketing)
*Track & Field
Arizona State Board of Cosmetology
New Mexico Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
Tammy Taylor Nail Seminar, Albuquerque, NM
Custom Nail Works Seminar, Albuquerque, NM
Denver Hair & Nail Trade Show ~1998