Andrew Wright

Andrew Wright

Awards

Peebles Department Store Sales Associate of the Year (2002)

Summary

  • Dedicated and goal-oriented professional with the ability to adjust to an ever-changing environment
  • Excellent at meeting deadlines while successfully completing all aspects of the project at hand
  • Effectively able to identify market trends and assist with creating new business in emerging markets
  • Proficient at defining and delegating responsibilities while in a team setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an outgoing personality allows for easy and efficient communication to all departments, clients, and team members

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Present

Project Controller/Administrator

ASD Corp

Primary responsibilities are to update active project schedules and to create project review spreadsheets for EAC, BAC, CPI, SPI, and EV evaluation

  • Create/update the Earned Value spreadsheet for all active projects
  • Maintain an accurate record of all projects end dates and costs and informing the Project Manager’s of any changes
  • Consolidate the status sheets with all contractors hours
  • Verify that all project documents are up to date according to the configuration management library
  • Assist Project Managers with troubleshooting issues related to CPI, SPI, and/or the EVM
  • Create instructional documents when new processes are added to the Project Management Office’s daily/weekly responsibilities
  • Support the Project Manager’s with end user script testing while keeping a record of any noncompliance results
  • Verify that new project schedules adhere to the organization’s standards
Sep 2009 - May 2010

Assistant Manager

Cosi Restaurant

Primary responsibilities were to manage my team of seven employees and maintain daily restaurant operation

  • Responsible for ordering inventory and supplies for the bar and restaurant
  • Entered invoice receipt data into the inventory control system on a weekly basis
  • Completed labor percentage and operational budget reports daily
  • Recorded all cash transactions from the safe and completed the deposit at the close of business
  • Opened and closed the restaurant as the schedule indicated
  • Monitored food preparation and perishable food temperature to ensure organizational standards were met
  • Distributed employee checks on a bi-weekly basis
Feb 2008 - Jul 2009

Technical Recruiter

Primary responsibilities are to find, screen, interview, and place qualified candidates in order to increase my commission and revenue for Sapphire Technologies

  • Screen candidates and pre-qualify them for available contracting or permanent opportunities
  • Interview candidates to enhance the relationship and evaluate their professionalism
  • Sell candidate’s skills and qualifications with account managers to schedule an interview with the end client
  • Responsible for managing and delegating tasks throughout the day as needs arose
  • Obtain leads for account managers in order to expand our client base and increase job orders
  • Assist account managers with creating/maintaining relationships with new/existing clients
  • Manage working consultants to ensure job satisfaction, time cards are submitted to payroll, and to handle all work related concerns
  • Communicate issues and trends to upper management and operations for successful diversification of Sapphire’s services.
Jan 2007 - Feb 2008

Sales Associate

Primary responsibilities included selling State Farm insurance products, service existing clients, and expanding Agent’s book of business

  • Responsible for calling policyholders and scheduling insurance and financial reviews for the agent and myself to administer
  • Nominated to take training classes based on my aspirations to become a future agent
  • Created marketing materials using Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word to assist the team in comparing multi-line insurance policies quickly and accurately
  • Utilized effective face to face and telephone communication skills to interact with prospects and clients
  • Used ABS and Necho software to give quotes and estimates to new and existing clients
  • Assisted the Agent, Agency Field Executive, and the Office with creating solutions to production issues and/or policy limitations during team meetings
  • Worked in a team environment to meet the goals and objectives established during quarterly team meetings
  • Reviewed new and existing client’s policies to determine the adequate amount of coverage
  • Processed documents that were required for new policies or changes to existing policies
  • Sold auto, home, renters, life, and health insurance to new and existing clients
  • Processed premium payments and reconciled daily sales and cash reports
May 2006 - Aug 2006

Resort Sales

Massanutten Four Seasons Resort

Primary responsibilities were to present the resort and its accommodations to potential time share owners

  • Conducted over 100 sales presentations to potential time share owners
  • Worked in a team setting with coordinated sales goals and objectives
  • Obtained bonuses based on surpassing sales expectations
  • Increased commissions by asking for warm leads from every sales presentation
May 2005 - Aug 2005

Merchandise Control Assistant

Primary responsibilities were to make system changes to the point of sale database

  • Learned to use an operation system that analyzed store performance
  • Improved my ability to multi-task by maintaining orders, calling vendors and store managers, and organizing materials
  • Maintained an organized daily schedule to make sure that all tasks were completed that were assigned by the Merchandise Control Team
  • Developed phone, email and on site communication skills by interacting with diverse clothing vendors and store managers

Education

Education
Aug 2003 - May 2007

B.B.A.

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Project

Macromedia Dreamweaver

Adobe Photoshop

Misrosoft Office

Micrsoft Windows

Certifications

Certifications

Project Mangement Professional

Project Management Institute

Licensed in Life, Health, Property, and Casualty

Virginia Bureau of Insurance