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Education

Work experience

Nov 2006Oct 2009

Loss Prevention Detective

Macy's
  • Detect and apprehend shoplifters via CCTV and floor observation

  • Investigate internal theft using transaction monitoring systems, exception reports, and CCTV

  • Conduct internal interviews

  • Counsel troubled youth shoplifters on personal, emotional, and financial issues that lead to shoplifting

  • Write case reports and supporting narratives

  • Provide leadership within the store and the district

  • Maintain the CCTV system

  • Respond to alarm calls 24/7

Mar 2009Apr 2009

Bicycle Mechanic

Granada Cyclery
  • Build and repair bicycles

  • Sell bicycles and provide excellent customer service

  • Provide education to the public about cycling

Oct 2008Mar 2009

Loss Prevention Detective

TJ Maxx
  • Detect and apprehend shoplifters and dishonest employees via CCTV, floor observation, and transaction monitoring systems

  • Provide leadership within the store and the district

  • Counsel troubled youth shoplifters on personal, emotional, and financial issues that lead to shoplifting

Jul 2008Aug 2008

ATV Trip Leader

Bobcat Pass Wilderness Adventures
  • Lead ATV trips throughout Carson National Forest in New Mexico

  • Educate participants in proper ATV usage and safety

  • Educate participants on the ecological and cultural history of the forest

  • Maintain the safety and operation of all ATVs

May 2008Jul 2008

Security Officer

Philmont Scout Ranch
  • Patrol camp on foot, bicycle, and vehicle

  • Enforce all Philmont rules

  • Ensure a safe environment for all staff and participants

May 2002Jun 2006

Bicycle Technician

Impact Resource Group
  • Assemble and repair bicycles in several retail locations

  • Build partnerships with key managers within the stores

  • Assist in training other technicians on proper techniques

References

Rachel Smith

John Hayes

Henry Lewis

Summary

  • Skilled communicator, with a strong aptitude for writing
  • Highly organized researcher
  • Works well under pressure
  • Patient educator/trainer

Volunteer Experience

Venturing Adult Adviser, (Crew 9383)                                                                                   Sep 2004 - Jun 2007

  • Plan, execute, and lead numerous multi-day backpacking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and canoe trips

  • Teach youth scouts wilderness survival, leadership, and life skills

Awards and Recognitions

Eagle Scout Award (Troop 950)                                                                                                                     Apr 2001

Venturing Leadership Award (Crew 9383)                                                                      Sep 2004

  • This award is given to 5 scouts in the entire St. Louis district each year for excellence in leadership

Certifications

Feb 2007Present

Non Violent Crisis Prevention certification

CPI
Jul 2009Jul 2012

Wilderness First Responder

NOLS
Jul 2009Jul 2012

CPR, AED, and Airway Management certification

NOLS
Dec 2006Jan 2010

St. Louis County Metropolitan Security License

St. Louis County