Adam Fohrman

Adam Fohrman

Summary

This resume is intended as a vehicle with which to change my professional life. As you will see below, my work experience has been varied.

I am seeking an entry level CREATIVE position.

I am a proven leader, under the harshest conditions. I work well under pressure and with looming deadlines. I have excellent written and verbal skills, and look forward to a new creative challenge.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Convoy Commander

KBR
  • Led convoys in a combat environment.
  • Responsible for briefing drivers on conditions and safety data before all missions.
  • Made important decisions under harsh conditions.
  • Assembled and maintained a Core Team.
  • Worked with the US Military in the upload/download of goods being transported.
  • Able to manage and accurately complete reports, bills of lading and a large amount of personnel accountability and safety paperwork.
  • Responsible for ongoing safety training of drivers.
2000 - 2009

HCR Contractor

United States Postal Service
  • Hired and managed relief drivers.
  • Negotiated contract.
  • Serviced 100 rural route customers.
  • Managed a budget.
2002 - 2005

Owner

Pockets, LLC
  • Conceived and managed fast-food restaurant.
  • Responsible for all aspects of managing a successful business including, purchasing, hiring, cost analysis, marketing and labor.
1998 - 2000

Owner/Operator

Nestle Transportation
  • Owned and operated a semi truck in 48 states and Canada.
  • Responsible for maintaining DOT compliance.
  • Familiar with shipping and receiving paperwork and processes.
1996 - 1998

Adjuster/Investigator

David Morse & Associates
  • Investigated and adjusted insurance claims for insurers.
  • Conducted scene investigations at accident locations.
  • Prepared reports, including photographs for insurer.
  • Analyzed data, and negotiated settlement offers within my authority.
  • Specialized in Heavy Truck accident investigation.
1993 - 1996

Paralegal

Ford Motor Co/Harrington, Foxx, Dubrow & Canter
  • Responsible for the settlement of all Lemon Law claims against Ford Motor Company in the Southern California/Nevada region.
  • Worked directly with Plaintiff's counsel in the negotiation of settlements.
  • Worked directly with Ford Motor Company's dealer network and Zone Managers.
  • Managed correspondence and deadlines in the settlement process.
  • Worked directly with Defense counselĀ  in preparation for litigation.

Education

Education
Jan 1992 - Mar 1992

ABA Paralegal Certificate

UCLA, School of Law
1986 - 1990

New College of California

Skills

Skills

Adobe Photoshop CS

Create Logo's Manipulate/Edit Photographs

Verbal Skills

Comfortable speaking to large or small groups of people. Able to communicate requirements concisely and accurately. Able to motivate. Always communicates with dignity and respect. Excellent at making verbal status reports to superiors.

Written Skills

Able to communicate clearly and concisely through written media. Able to integrate diverse data and analysis into a clearly written and easily understood memo or report. Expresses own analysis and opinions clearly in written memo or report.

Computer literate

Microsoft Word. Microsoft Excel. Windows OS including Vista. Mac.

Designs & Art