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‘Israel is a consistent performer cross category in sales and service.His dedication to helping [the team] comes  to him as almost a challenge, and I appreciate his fearlessness in the face of conflict’ “

 (Brian Altadonna; Sony Store Manager).

Work experience

Nov 2007Present

Sales Lead Associate


  • Managed a group of associates to the top 33% in total sales across the country.
  • Entrusted with making daily staffing decisions, while submitting daily (performance, profit and inventory) reports via written and teleconference.
  • Achieved #3 overall in yearly sales and commission in San Diego on Sony consumer and non-consumer products.
Oct 2005Oct 2007

Customer Service Representative


  • Provided customer and sales service in women's sports and non-sporting apparel. 
Jan 2007Jun 2007

Research Analyst (Intern)

San Diego World Trade Center

  •  Surveyed over 60 non and local Agriculture (Fruit and Vegetables) trucking companies on  how to Financially manage industry routes and drop off points.
  •  Worked together with a team of analysts to collect facts and figures from several databanks. 
  •  Meticulously gathered and synthesized 3 of Southern California’s (Port of San Diego, Long Beach &  Los Angeles), economic data into spreadsheets, charts and graphs.
  • Incorperated and derived data into an objective business report.
Dec 2002Sep 2005

Loss Prevention, Cashier and Associate

Best Buy
  • Secured Store grounds, managed cash flow/ register and provided customers service. 
Mar 1999Aug 2002

Front Desk Clerk and Night Auditor

Holiday Inn Express
  • Checked guests in and out while managing the hotel during the night shift.
  • Generate and finalize daily (revenue, inventory and goal) reports for hotel manager.
  • Prepare daily (business, task and projection), reports for incoming staff and clerk.
Jan 1995Jan 2001

Unit Diary Clerk (Administrative)

U.S. Marines (Reserve)

  • Honorably Discharged.
  • Perform pay and personnel data input for 3,000 marines (1 MACE).I later transferred to a Battalion (4th Tank), where my role as an assistant grew.My job consist of reviewing source documents and checking References to determine proper entry requirements; but as well as, reporting transactions into the system Via the unit diary; collecting and auditing feedback documents for 1,300 marines.
  • Monitor and conduct audits on the Basic Individual Record (BIR), Basic Training Record (BTR) and the Leave and Earnings Statement (LES).Other tasks included maintaining files on feedback reports from Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS), or the Automated Recruit Management System (ARMS).
  • Participated in classified military exercises requiring vigorous hours of training.


Sep 2003May 2010

Bachelors Of Arts

San Diego State University
  • B.A. in Economics with experience in data analysis, forecasting and report writing.


Database Software
Proficient in SPSS (13.0) Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
Comprehension of Calculus, Differential Equations,Discrete Mathematics and Statistics.
Business Cycles
 Understanding of Regressions, Business Cycles and financial Terminology  Able to analyze financial and economic data into a lucid presentation.
Database Research
    Skilled in researching public, commercial and specialized industry databases, (Bureau of Labor and Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration, National Bureau of Economic Research, Proquest and Ebsco Host), just to name a few.    
Special Skills
  Flexible, efficient, ability to meet deadlines and commitment to accuracy. Skilled in researching, able to think and logically derive conclusions. Completion of Predictive Index course for development of managerial and sales skills. Language fluency in Spanish and English.