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  • Yoga
  • Kitesurfing
  • Skiing
  • Travel
  • Wine
  • Reading
  • Music
  • Playing with my kids

Summary of Qualifications

  • Diverse background in accounting, hospitality, retail sales and business management.
  • Highly skilled at providing excellent customer service, customer retention and employee relations.
  • Committed to finding solutions to problems, improving efficiency and increasing sales.
  • Strong ability to work as a team player.
  • Excellent analytical, computer and reporting skills.
  • Skilled in developing business relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to learn, understand, and improve new processes, software and job duties quickly.

Work experience

Jan 2001Present

Yoga Instructor

various studios
  • Certified Bikram Yoga Instructor - earned Certification from Bikram Yoga College of India in June 2001.
  • Certified Kids Yoga Instructor - YogaFit certification 2005
  • Certified Pregnancy & baby yoga Instructor - Certified 2005
  • Actively teaching Bikram Yoga since 2001 at various studios in Portland and Hood River, OR from 2001 - present.
Dec 2010Apr 2011

Audit/Vault Staff

Mt. Hood Meadows
  • Responsible for maintaining custody of company's liquid cash and assets.
  • Audit cashiers daily sales reports and banks.
  • Interact with employees on a daily basis to provide product, change, banks and reports. 
  • Provide daily reports to manager and directors.
  • Assist supervisors and managers in understanding discrepencies between cash deposits and sales. 
  • Revise and implement new procedures for auditing company's sales and accounting data. 
  • Investigate potential cases of fraud within the company and recommend ways to prevent further occurences. 
  • Write procedures for processes related to auditing, cash reconciling, product issue, and reporting.
  • Work closely with the audit/vault team on a daily basis as well as interact with employees, supervisors, managers and directors.
Jun 2009Jul 2010

Shipping Manager/Sales associate

Naked Winery
  • Responsible for retail & website order fulfillment and shipping. 
  • Retail wine sales/wine club sign-ups in tasting room.
  • Worked extensively to manage wine club shipping.
  • Designed packaging for retail product display, as well as gift box packaging for shipments.
  • Worked with vendors in all facets of the shipping process.
  • Provided customer service for website, phone and tasting room orders.
  • Implemented changes to improve efficiency and overall appearance of tasting room including new POS system.
  • Interact with customers to provide a fun and informative wine tasting.
  • Meet sales goals for bottles sales and wine club sign ups.
  • Provide inventory of products on hand to general manager.
  • Attend staff education, training and meetings.
  • Assist with company events, promotions, and large group wine tastings.


Best Western Hood River Inn - Riverside Grill & Cebu Lounge
  • Server in high volume, fast-paced restaurant and lounge in prominent Hood River Hotel. 
  • Duties included staying informed of the current menu and offer customers food and wine pairing suggestions. 
  • Operate POS system.
  • Assist bartender with drink menu and prep work. 
  • Perform side work during each shift.
  • Balance all cash and settle all credit card sales and make cash deposit at end of each shift.
  • Assist with special groups, banquets, bartending, and room set-up when needed.


By the Bunch Flowers

Managed all aspects of retail flower store including: 

  • hiring, training & supervising staff;
  • marketing and advertising;
  • customer service;
  • purchasing and merchandising of inventory;
  • retail, corporate, and special event floral design;
  • accounting.

Environmental Compliance Manager

Gunderson Inc.

Responsible for ensuring the compliance with state and federal environmental regulations:

  • SARA Title III compliance reporting
  • Designed and implemented Stormwater Protection Plan
  • Hazardous Waste Compliance Reporting
  • Implemented comprehensive MSDS database

Worked closely with management to ensure compliance with environmental regulations in large manufacturing company.

Responsible for reporting to state and federal environmental agencies.

Developed methods for reducing hazardous waste emissions through reduction in hazardous chemical usage.

Coordinated with outside vendors and consultants to implement various environmental programs within the company.

Served as liason between the company and local environmental authorities.


Jody Barringer

"I found Linda to be very organized and able to manage her shipping and packaging projects.  Linda is a take-charge person who is able to present creative ideas and communicate the benefits.  She successfully developed our packaging for wine gifts and shipments.  In regards to her performance working in the tasting room, we received a lot of positive comments from customers regarding her customer service."

John Tickner

"Linda has proven to be a reliable, trustworthy and competent employee.  She was able to assimilate a great deal of information in a very short period of time.  Linda also has a deep understanding of what good customer service is.  Her sales have improved dramatically since she started indicating that she is putting her knowledge and experience to very productive use."

Jake Bolland

"On multiple occasions, Linda used her analytical ability to address these issues.  Linda was able analyze data to uncover certain anomalies.  More importantly, Linda was able to take what she found and present it in a tactful and easily understandable method so all could benefit on a go forward basis.  Linda’s analytical ability facilitated in the progression of the Audit-Vault department and her ideas will be used in seasons to come. I highly recommend Linda for employment.  She is a team player, quick learner and has immense analytical skills that would make a great asset to any organization."

Jared Germain

"Linda's approach and follow-through to her job duties were always highly professional and thorough.  Her interaction and rapport with the general public was especially impressive.  I could always count on Linda to be engaging, informative and fun for our clientele."


POS Systems: RTP POS (Ski Resort Ticketing), Futures POS (Restaurant), Micros POS (Restaurant), VinNow Winery Management Software.   Microsoft OS: Windows 98 - XP, many MS applications including Word, Excel, Office, Quickbooks, and Photoshop.   Mac OS X Snow Leopard: I own a MacBook Pro and use its basic software as well as social media effectively.
Customer service
I have worked in the retail flower industry for 10 years.  Worked directly with customers from taking phone orders to working with brides to plan their weddings.  More recently I have worked in the hospitality industry as a server, bartender and tasting room sales associate.  My specialty is problem solving, customer retention and providing a positive and fun interaction with customers that keeps them coming back.
From owning and operating my own retail flower shop, to managing a yoga studio to most recently being shipping manager of a fast paced winery I have acquired diverse skills in business management.  Employee hiring and training, inventory management, POS systems, designed shipping protocol and packaging solutions to name a few. 



Jun 2001Present

Bikram Yoga Instructor

Yoga College of india
Jun 2010Jul 2015

Class 12 Mixologist Permit

Washington State Liquor Control Board
Apr 2001Nov 2013

OLCC Server Permit

Oregon Liquor Control Commission
May 2001Apr 2011

Oregon Food Handlers Certificate

Oregon Department of Human Services