Work History

Work History
Oct 2010 - Present

Chef

Food Island Gourmet Food Truck

"An Affordable Organic Oasis"

Providing healthy, delicious, nutritious, inspired food prepared with 5 Star techniques, at nearly fast-food convenience. We use wild foraged ingredients whenever possible and local and organic when not. Our modus operandi is to the find or buy the best ingredients we can and then stay out of their way! To show respect and gratitude for what our farmers and fishermen bring to us and to use it in the most uplifting & inspired way possible. We show love through our food and people love us back for it. Our slogan is multifaceted in that "It's Love At First Bite!"

Jul 2011 - Mar 2012

Kitchen Manager

Burger Bar by Chef Allen

Responsible for opening restaurant in the morning and prepping (with my fantastic team) all food items for lunch and dinner service. Items made fresh in house include 10 different pickled items, 15 sauces, hand patting all meat for burgers, making chili, etc. I left to open and run Food Island full-time. 

Apr 2010 - Jul 2011

Chef & Assistant Manager

Bella Vita Trattoria Italiano

Responsible for all aspects of restaurant operations from FOH to BOH. Cooked all dishes, made pizzas & dough, oversaw employees, hired and trained new staff.

Jan 2008 - May 2010

President

GreenWorld Realty

Full-Service Green Brokerage with 15 Real Estate Agents.

Sep 2009 - Apr 2010

Senior Energy Analyst

Bidabuilder.com

Responsible for all aspects of green energy initiatives sponsored through the State of Florida.

Jan 2002 - Dec 2004

Sales Executive/Site Prospector

Statler Signs and Advan Advertising, LLCs

Helped business owners make a high-impact impression on their customer for a very low cost per thousand.

Managed and sold all aspects of transit advertising for 2 counties (50 buses) and 15 billboards.

Jan 2000 - Jan 2002

Supervisor- Unload & Preload

UPS

Responsible for 15 employees and 45 package trucks. I was promoted to this position after working for UPS in PA for 4 months. Moved from PA-->FLA for college and worked the 3:00am-8:00am shift before going to class.

1996 - 1999

Owner/Operator

Bob's Lawn Care

Serviced residential and commercial accounts with a staff of 3 part-time employees during high-school.

Education

Education

Sales Training

ACES (Amenity Community Excellence in Selling) w/ Terry Weaver, Brian Tracy's Sales Superstar, Ginn Sales Training, Bert Olivia.

Self-Study:

Jack Canfield, Jeff Gitomer, Tony Robbins, Integrity Selling, Og Mandino, Napoleon Hill, Donald Trump, John Maxwell, Dale Carnegie, Chet Holmes, etc.

2002 - 2004

BS

Univ. of Pittsburgh

Played on golf team from '02-'04 and coached as well for about 6 months before moving to FL.

Certifications

Certifications

Serve Safe Food Saftey Manager

Five9.com VCC Trainer

www.five9.com

220 General Lines Property & Casualty Insurance

State of Florida

215 Life & Health Insurance License

State of Florida

Real Estate License

State of South Carolina

Real Estate License

State of Florida