Demarcus Calhoun

Demarcus Calhoun

Work History

Work History
Oct 2008 - Present

Self Employed Truck Driver

AMB Trucking
  • Maintained registration and compliance records for state and federal authority.
  • Coordinated and executed sales calls to secure and retain business contracts for shipments.
  • Calculated and filed fuel taxes quarterly.
  • Compiled income/expense reports weekly.
  • Negotiated rates for carrier services.
  • Routinely made collection calls for payments.
  • Maintained daily logs for driver safety compliance.
  • Facilitated routine equipment checks.
Jan 2008 - Oct 2008


Dallas I.S.D.

·Provided students with stable classroom environment that was very conducive to learning

·Used problem solving skills to determine where the lesson for the day should be focused when left without lesson plans.

·Instructed students according to lesson plans that were left by regular teacher

·Improvised and developed lesson plans when none were available

·Guided students to effectively manage time in order to complete lessons and achieve daily goals

Nov 2005 - Jan 2008

Truck Driver

American Driver

·Devised routes daily to ensure prompt pickup and delivery of goods

·Coordinated with freight broker to preplan pickups

·Coached other drivers on unfamiliar routes and customers

·Adapted routes and stops as unforeseen challenges arose

·Transported various goods from state to state while adhering to Federal Transportation regulations.

Mar 2005 - Oct 2005

Media Consultant

  • Advised clients on advertising media campaigns
  • Informed clients of new advertising technologies
  • Created client specific media campaigns
  • Sold the best packages available to maximize return on investment for clients


Oct 2002 - Nov 2002

Commercial Drivers License

Continental Truck Driving School
Aug 1996 - Apr 2001


Lane College

·Major: B.A. Mass Communications

Classes included Public Relations, Advanced Composition, and Advanced English

·Minor: Physical Education


Writer for the Lane Communicator (school newsletter) 1997-2000, Vice-President of the Mass Communications Club 1998-2000


·Highly focused and results-oriented in supporting complex, deadline-driven operation; also to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues in initial stages.

·Excellent personal motivation with a proven ability to build and work collaboratively in a strong team environment, and independently

·Focused, versatile, dependable, multi-task oriented, flexible, positive, able to adapt effectively to challenging and emergency situations

·Well-developed skills in prioritizing, organization, decision-making, time management, and verbal/written communication skills

·Strong interpersonal skills resulting in exceptional rapport with people; Proven success in initiating, promoting and maintaining strong interpersonal relations

·Able to deal courteously, professionally, and tactfully with the general public in a variety of circumstances

·Excellent analytical skills with the ability to analyze situations accurately and effectively

·Proficient in Microsoft Office System, Microsoft Visio®, QuickBooks, Microsoft Windows® operating system, and Mac operating system


Seeking a challenging position in which will offer a variety of growth, knowledge and responsibility where my abilities and communication skills can be fully utilized.

Community Service

Volunteer for the State of Michigan Senator, Debbie Stabenow and for former candidate for Governor of the State of Michigan, Doug Ross.