Design of every kind and helping people enjoy their surroundings is what brings me joy. My strong work ethic,love of finding solutions,work experience and friendly ease with clients will bring your business the advantage.My career as a designer has given me extensive training in many aspects of retail interior design,visual merchandising and sales which is invaluable when working with a broad range of clients,builders,vendors and architectural collaborations
Aug 2000 - Jun 2003
Choose furniture,accessories,fabrics and finishes to compliment our clients taste and budget.Created 1/4 scale drawings to assist in placement of furniture.Made house calls to customers,bringing with me various accessories,art and floral arrangements to redesign their space.
Sep 2003 - Dec 2005
Interior Design,Sales,Management,Visual Merchandise Manager
My first job here in Arizona was for Donmar Furniture and Staging (now known as Luxury Home Staging),Where I started out as a Model home decorator, then was promoted to managing our group of decorators,then on to managing newly opened retail stores in Mesa and later Anthem.
Dec 2005 - Aug 2007
Interior Design,Sales,Purchasing,Visual Merchandise Manager
Developed floor plans and displays to engage and motivate our customers to make a purchase. Sold fine furniture,art and rugs in a showroom atmosphere.Designed presentation boards for our sales staff and clients.Responsible for meeting vendors and purchasing new store merchandise at Highpoint Market.Worked with staff architects in Mexico City to design CAD drawings for various international and stateside Hotel projects.
Oct 2007 - Jan 2009
Interior designer,Gallery Director,Visual Merchandise Manager
Managed a fine arts gallery that specialized in handcrafted chandeliers,furniture and light fixtures made of gold, silver and bronze.Worked with clients and artists to create custom pieces of all types.In charge of marketing,print ads,promotions and trade shows.Arranged Gallery showings and made our presence known for events such as Scottsdale Art walk,Fashion week,and Marshall Way Arts Council.The Gallery was proudly featured in Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine's January 2009 issue.
Nov 2008 - Apr 2014
We started this Catering company when compliments on our food and its presentation were abundant at Bronces Artisticos Gallery events.Collaborated successfully with the then Chef and now Husband, to provide delicious food and superior service to local galleries,and business's. Then last year opened a Market in the Lobby of the Historic Executive Towers Residences in Midtown Phoenix to promote the Company.
Feb 2009 - Jan 2015
Design Consultant and Owner
Caza Design Co.
We will enthusiastically advise on everything Design related,whether it be Interior,Exterior,Landscape,Graphic,Furniture,or Food.
Jun 2009 - Jan 2015
Purchased this commercial cleaning franchise when the recession of 2008 happened.Ran operations and managed crew of 10 employees that service national accounts of high caliber such as Sprint Cellular, Ethan Allen Global,and Caremore Health centers.Retained and acquired new accounts.Brought client billing from $1,500 monthly to $14,000 monthly.Provided Floor care (strip,wax and buffing)carpet care(steam cleaning and upholstery) as well as medical facility hazmat cleaning and certificate training.