Nikki Schiro

Summary

A highly motivated, organized and detail oriented individual.  Multi-tasking and working with others in order to find creative, effective solutions to both every day and unusual problems is an enjoyable challenge.  Patient, fast learning and possessing many skills that allow the opportunity for highly productive individual tasks as well as team oriented projects.

Objective

Obtain a position that will allow the utilization and expansion of skills in management, organization, customer service and leadership.

Skills

Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Advertising, Computers, Budgeting, Accounting, Long-Term Planning, Communications, Customer Service, Team Work, Problem Solving, Word Perfect, Excel, Quick Books, Fox Pro, Mac experience.

Interests

Antiques & Collectibles, Art, Music, Vintage Clothing, Vintage Eras, History, Literature, Travel, Architecture.

Very drawn to vintage and retro styles and designs in all areas of life.  A history enthusiast who enjoys performing research and seeking out details that may otherwise be forgotten.

Work History

Work History
May 1998 - Present

Owner/Operator

Scranberry Coop, LLC

Owner of a 10,000 square foot antique mall, undertaking all aspects of running and maintaining a successful business that has served the community for over 20 years.

Operated a $600,000 annual revenue business selling antiques and collectibles by renting retail space to 200 vendors as well as obtaining merchandise individually.

Developed a system for procuring merchandise through estates.

Maintained 95% fill rate on all rental space.

Expanded and enhanced business utilizing budgeting, advertising, communications and sales skills.

Business rated #1 Vintage Business in New Jersey from 1999-2004

Established a loyal return customer base through effective management, sales and customer service practices.

Mar 1998 - Apr 1999

Supplies Manager

Eaton County Medical Facility

Responsible for obtaining, distributing and maintaining all medical supplies and inventory for a progressive 236-bed skilled, long-term care nursing and rehabilitation facility for the elderly. 

Helped establish a computerized tracking program for inventory flow and control.

Assisted in establishing an organizational system for better patient care management.

Jun 1996 - Feb 1998

Office Manager

Financial Network Services

Responsible for running entire office dedicated to the financial and insurance needs of Simplified Employment Systems, a then national employment service which took over all technical and legal aspects of running a corporation. 

Investigated and settled disputed insurance claims for employees.

Reconciled insurance claims and payments.

Prepared and presented quarterly and annual reports detailing claims and disbursements.

Researched and aided in choosing and maintaining mutual funds used in the company's 401(k)/IRA investments.

Education

Education