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I have a lot of experience in training people, public speaking, launching new programs, marketing campaigns by designing bulk mail advertising offers and multimedia. While a volunteering in Junior League brought the "Baby Think it Over", teen pregnancy prevention program to Calhoun County. During employment with Junior Achievement was awarded the Summit Award twice for outstanding performance. Created "The Senior Portrait Magazine" while co owner of John Charles Studio. Designed new photography sets, created and designed the Prom Memory book for high schools. I can mentor small business owners and advise them on how to reorganize their business. My goal is to move into a new career where I can continue to make a positive difference in life by sharing my talents and know how. I

Work experience

Jan 2003Present

co owner

Manage the studio, graphic designer, wedding consultant, wedding photographer, web designer, retouch artist.
May 2003Oct 2009


John Charles Studio
Managed all aspects of marketing, sales and financial s Worked closely with Wedding Photographer with on-site and portrait photography Daily use of design software for marketing and editing
Jan 1996Jan 2003

Program Manager/Job Shadow Coordinator

Junior Achievement
Worked in student placement as a job shadow coordinator Allocated funding for Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Programs Responsible for recruitment and training of JA teachers and volunteers Coordinated Junior Achievement Events Organized fundraiser events
Jan 2000Jan 2002

Licensed Insurance Agent

State Farm Insurance
Licensed in property and casualty (home, life and auto insurance sales) Handling of all claim reports


University of Texas

State of Michigan Insurance Agent

Liberal Arts

Kellogg Community College


MS Office Prograams
Adobe Photoshop, In Design, QuickBooks, Photo One, Cam Lynx, Raiser Edge


Insurance Licensed in Porperty and Casuality

State of Michigan