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Dedicated employee with a memorable personality that utilizes strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to build successful work teams. Uses positive reinforcement and strict oversight in order to insure that work teams are efficient.  Applies unique work experience that includes real estate, finance and hospitality to create a unique  outlook to a business's day to day operations.  Applies knowledge of psychology to develop and maintain client & staff relationships. 


I am currently looking to obtain a successful employer where my memorable personality, hard working attitude, and work experience will be used to improve customer satisfaction and drive company growth. 

Work experience



Blu 57 Seafood & Small Plates - Andersonville Chicago 
  • Oversees company vision & growth tactics
  • Developed FOH staff training modules 
  • Investor Relations
  • FOH Scheduling
  • Social Media Management 

"Blu 57 was offered to showcase at Chicago Gourmet 2017"

Nov 2015Present


Ridgeway Lending -

  • Networked with investors to secure funding sources
  • Developed Marketing techniques - Inbound and Outbound for new borrowers
  • Hired off shore assistants to implement outbound marketing tactics
  • Account management - Created new client relationships through 1 on 1 networking, email, and phone calls.
  • Maintained existing client relationships by creating routine follow ups with care.
  • Set weekly, Monthly goals to create steady marketing stream
  • Create call scripts for new leads 
  • Developed Training Modules for new trainees
  • Designed and managed website
  • Gave presentations on lending programs to potential borrowers
  • Established lender relationships
  • Collect Docs & verify authenticy prorior to submitting to investors
  • Worked directly with hedge fund underwriters to close hard money loans.

Originated over 2M in sales in 2 first 2 months of operations

Feb 2015Apr 2016

VP  - Acquisitions and Analysis - Director of Lending. 


  • Networked with investors at quarterly seminars
  • Maintained client relationships
  • Focused on finding investment properties for firm
  • Prepared budgets and investment models
  • Helped secure some of the companies most profitable placements
  • Prepared Weekly reports for Investors and Principal
  • Developed creative outbound marketing techniques that allowed marketing to network with investors from out of town without meeting them. 
  • Developed call scripts for outbound marketing 
  • Hired and trained off shore assistants to keep over head low

Developed new digital networking techniques that allowed me to meet investors and clients in new markets without leaving my home

Acquired the largest deal in the history of the company

Jan 2012Present

Resident DJ

Soundbar Group

Entertain patrons by programming music and MC-ing

Pr for nightclub via social media outlets

Supervisor - Lawrence Lau

Apr 2014Mar 2015

Floor Manager / Reservations / Food Runner

Arun's Thai Restaurant

Arun's is known as the world's premier fine dining Thai restaurant. Every year that I have worked there I am proud to say I was a part of a team that helped the restaurant achieve a rating of 5 stars from Zagat.

Supervisor: Chana Sanitprachakorn


Make seating chart,  90% of were clients and patrons were reservations 

Answer telephone

Manage restaurant email

Seat guests

Prepare tables for seating

Handled all front of house conflicts. 

Closed out register 

Wine pairing knowledge

Prepared and served alcoholic beverages

Oversaw FOH Maintenance 

Reservations during day

Private event and party booking

Open restaurant (keyholder)



Jan 2013May 2014



Self Employed Business

Drive Clients to desired location

Jan 2014Apr 2014


Music Industry Workshop

Taught Music production software

Recruited students for classes

Spoke on music industry panel (weekly)

Reason for leaving:

School shutdown

Apr 2012Aug 2012


Rent Apartment Leasing

Represented Clients to prospective landlords


Showed apartments

Scheduled showings

Social media advertising

Credit checks

Answered phone


Kandice Tisdale

Jun 2012

Music Director / Event Coordinator

Evil Olive

Evil Olive is a hot spot for nightlife in wicker park. I help coordinate the #1 monday night party in chicago.


Handle Social Media outlets (fb fanpage, fb page, twitter, email)

Book talent

Coordinate marketing techniques

Host party

Coordinate party themes

Purchase costumes


Set up sound for club

Dec 2008Oct 2010

:ead Host/  office staff / Food Runner

Arun's Thai Restaurant

Arun's is known as the world's premier fine dining Thai restaurant. Every year that I have worked there I am proud to say I was a part of a team that helped the restaurant achieve a rating of 5 stars from Zagat.


Make seating chart,  90% of were clients and patrons are reservations (walk ins were rare)

Answer telephone

Restaurant Email

Seat guests

Prepare tables for seating

Closed out register 

Learn wine pairings

Learn dinner menu

Made sure restaurant was clean

Log in reservations

Book party's

Open restaurant (keyholder)

May 2008Aug 2008


Starbucks Coffee House

Starbucks is the #1 premium coffee house in the US.


Learn how to pair coffee

Set pastries

Brew coffee

Blend iced drinks

Extensive coffee and espresso education

Cleaned store

Greet customers


May 2007Oct 2007

Sales Associate

Golf Galaxy

Sales men for golf galaxy, Our team was pushed to meet quotas and were assigned daily projects in the store.


Stock Inventory

Pushed sales of golf clubs, Clothing, golf balls,

 Pushed for monthly/weekly sale quotas

Cleaned store


Learn all information on new golf clubs/balls/tools

Pushed membership in our free news letter

Feb 2007Aug 2007




Seat guests

Bus tables

Answer phone

Use open table

Recommend drinks

Introduced servers

Entertained guests

Cleaned restaurant


Real Estate Course

90 hours real estate class

Aug 2010Present

Bachlors of Science -Audio production

Illinois Institute of Art
Aug 2008May 2010

Business Administration 

Robert Morris University

Attended Business Program for 2 years.

Awarded Scholarship

High School Diploma

Warren Township High School

High school Graduate


Investments and Finance

Experience raising capital for investments and real world finance experience in real estate sector. 

Speaks Thai


Social media Promotions
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft outlook
Microsoft word
Disc Jockey


Music Production

Proficient with: Ableton live 7-8


Former Captain of Highschool Golf Team

Former Member of American Junior Golf Association

Former Member of the Illinois Junior Golf Association

Former President of Thai Youth club

Prepared events

Favorite Books

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion - Robert B Cialdini

How to Master The Art of Selling - Tom Hopkins

Rich dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki

Awaken the Giant - Tony Robbins


Jul 2015Present

Basset Certification

Professional Bartending Schools of America

Certified to serve Alcohol in State of IL

Jul 2015Present


State of IL

Able to serve Food in State of IL