Summary

I am a creative person. I enjoy a fast paced work environment and am not afraid of a challenge. I am organized and self motivated. I have an associates degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. I am currently working on my Bachelor degree in Strategic Communications. I have always enjoyed working with people and I am excited to continue my career! 

Work History

Work History
Feb 2007 - Present

Assistant Photographer

Captured Images Photography

I currently am working on a marketing project for the new Captured Images Photography workshops. In addition to photographing weddings we will also be holding educational workshops. I am an assistant wedding photographer. I work as a second shooter during the ceremony. At the reception I work as a creative, candid photographer. I help pose the bride and groom as well as any family group shots. I also assist with the creative bridal portraits.

Feb 2012 - Present

Customer service & Sales

Coca-Cola Refreshments

I am a beverage expert. In sharing the knowledge that I have about our products I assist my customers in growing their businesses. My day consists of handling inside sales, service and support calls. 

This position has given me great experience in dealing one on one with small business owners. I am gaining valuable sales experience. I know the knowledge I am gaining now will be applicable throughout my career. 

May 2007 - Sep 2010

Risk Associate

Capital One Auto Finance

I started with Capital one as a customer service representative. I received between 150-200 incoming calls everyday. I fielded customers questions about everything from insurance claims to taking payments. I transferred to the collections department and became a risk associate. I did skip tracing to find information on current customers that we no longer had any current contact information on. I made outbound calls to customer who were delinquent on their auto loans. I worked a specific list each month and then I also had a team list I worked frequently.

Education

Education
Aug 2011 - Present

Bachelor

Oklahoma State University
Aug 2001 - May 2003

Rogers State University

I was very involved with the Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association (OBEA) organization on campus. I headed the concert committee from 2001-2003. I was also very active on RSU- Radio and served as an assistant to the metal music director. The radio show I did each week was called Random Rock. I was also the Student Government Association representative for RSU-Radio.

Skills

Skills

Lightroom

Microsoft Office

Adobe Illustrator

I took a Graphic Design class the Fall semester of 2011. I learned how to navigate as well as design within Adobe Illustrator. I would not say I am an expert just yet but I know my way around! 

Adobe In Design

I took a Graphic Design class the Fall semester of 2011. I learned how to navigate as well as design within Adobe In Design. I would not say I am an expert just yet but I know my way around!

Adobe Photoshop

I took a Graphic Design class the Fall semester of 2011. I already had some knowledge of how to use this program but the class helped hone my skills. I am also a photographer and I use this program regularly to edit my photographs. 

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