• Lansing MI

Joseph Forton


Work History

Work History


Jan 2011 - Aug 2015
Pierson's Grille & Spirits

Boyne Falls MI, Waited tables at a busy ski bar at the base of Boyne Mountain. Duties included opening and closing the restaurant, as well as dealing with high volume food and beverage sales to a very loyal customer base. Second in seniority to the head waitress for my last year there.


Jun 2009 - Jan 2011
Cava A Restaurant

Bay Harbor MI, Server Waiting tables in an upscale restaurant, requirements include memorization skills, the ability to read people, time management skills, and a vast knowledge of wine and food.


Sep 2009 - May 2010
North Central Michigan College

Petoskey MI, Michigan Tutor Tutored all math levels below calculus 1, as well as introduction to macro and microeconomics

Volunteer Youth Coach

Aug 2006 - Apr 2009
Griffin Arena

Volunteer coach for the learn to skate program for the duration of my time on the Petoskey Varsity Hockey program. Duties consist of staying after practice and teaching children how to ice skate and basic hockey skills.

Petoskey Bay View Country Club

Jun 2006 - Aug 2007
Petoskey Bay View Country Club
Petoskey, Michigan Bag Staff Responsibilities included carrying golf bags, cleaning golf clubs, being social with incoming and outgoing golfers, as well as many other set up and cleaning/closing duties.



B.S. Economics

2010 - 2013
Michigan State University

In the process of obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Economics.  Current 3.0 GPA

MACRAO Agreement

2009 - 2010
North Central Michigan College

One year transfer agreement. 3.9 final GPA.

High School Diploma

2006 - 2009
Petoskey High School

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, multiple varsity letters, 3.6 GPA