Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis

Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - Present

Executive Ad Sales

Aztec Deals

Researches and contacts local businesses to effectively advertise to San Diego State University students

Manage over 20 accounts effectively keeping client lists organized easy to read

Developed media kit and other paperwork involved in advertisement sales

Jun 2008 - Aug 2009

Chateau Deck Server

The Mountain Winery

Sophisticated in working efficiently with time sensitive requests for event based fine dining

Trained professionally by a sommelier in proper wine service and table etiquette

Operated Maitre D information system hardware and software in restaurant

Aug 2007 - Jun 2009

Grill Server

HP Pavilion

Skilled in using magnetic card readers, scanners along with Micros software and hardware in restaurants

Experienced in customer service, restaurant sales and food production and preparation

Maintained professionalism and excellent service in stressful and uncomfortable situations

Oct 2004 - May 2007

Assistant Manager


Managed all aspects of day to day operations at third largest branch nationally

Accomplished freight management, product merchandising, balancing the till

Tactically placed and supervised employees, exceeded daily quotas and updated spreadsheets


Aug 2009 - Present

Business Administration

San Diego State University
Jan 2007 - Jun 2009

West Valley College

Excelled to a 4.0 GPA and over 70 units in completing my lower division general education requirements


San Diego State University

Delta Sigma Pi

Professional Co-ed Business Fraternity

VP of Chapter Development & VP of Professional Activities  

Graphic Design and Apparel Executive in the Beta Rho Pledge Class

  • Actively involved in mentoring and giving back to the community.
  • Adding and Developing my leadership skills and team work abilities
  • Becoming more affiliated with the commercial world as a student of commerce


I'm a outgoing individual  attending San Diego State University pursuing my B.S. with an emphasis in Finance with 7 years of work experience.

My Strengths are:

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Strong Analytic and Reasoning Skills
  • Time Management
  • Positive Attitude
  • Customer Service and Sales

I am in my last semester of graduating with a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Finance at San Diego State University.  I have been active in Delta Sigma Pi professional co-ed business fraternity since my arrival at San Diego State University while maintaining a 3.69 GPA and completing an internship at a  financial planning company, First Command Financial Planning, and holding a weekend job to pay my way through college.  In Delta Sigma Pi I have held two executive positions; Vice President of Chapter Development in Fall 2010 and Vice President of Professional Activities in Spring 2011.  This organization has allowed me to take new leadership roles, give back to the community, and become more involved on campus.

After I graduate in in winter 2011 I want to leverage my skills in sales and financial analysis to add value by increasing market competitiveness in the company I work for.  My passions include finance, music, and sports and I enjoy living a healthy and active lifestyle.




Able to create and navigate spreadsheets from scratch with referencing formulas for Income Statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Statements.


Through my diverse and extensive amount of work experience I believe that the key to success in any industry is effective communication with clients and colleagues.  I continue to develop my interpersonal skills along with written communication through my involvement in academic coursework at San Diego State University, organizations and committees and current employment at Coast Catering.

Proper Wine Service

Trained by a sommelier in proper table etiquette and procedure for all wines.  Can effectively and tastefully discuss wines and make solid recommendations for different varietals.

Adobe Photoshop

Knowledgeable in using all aspects of Adobe Photoshop especially CS2.  Recently and effectively used Adobe Photoshop CS2 to design T-Shirts for a business.  Can manipulate images in many way shapes and forms.

Using Refworks

Established in using refworks proficiently to organize and cite sources and maintain a database of references easily managed into a works cited page in any format or style