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Bryan Kapplow

Detail-orientated foreign language/business graduate with 10 years of experience operating a small business. 

Work experience

20052015

Bench Jeweler/Manager

Delmas Enterprise, Tallahassee FL

In charge of operating all aspects of a small independent jewelry store. Responsibilities included making and repairing jewelry, customer service, sales, and managing vendor accounts. 

Education

20082015

Bachelor's in Japanese with business concentration

Florida State University

Studied Japanese language and culture along with courses specializing in Japanese business. Business portion of degree is focused in Finance. Finance courses specialized in analyzing new projects and calculating their rate of return. 

Skills

  • Experienced with day to day running of a small business. 
  • Extensive retail experience
  • Experienced in buying/selling from wholesale vendors and managing their accounts.
  • Coordinating with advertising agencies to form marketing campaigns. 

Personal

  • 4th dan in Kendo, Japanese fencing.
  • Managed Kendo club for over 7 years.
  • Experienced with Japanese customs and culture through Kendo as well Japanese culture courses.
  • Traveled to Japan twice.