Karon Patterson

Summary of Accomplishments

Started, owned and operated two successful commercial businesses

Work History

Work History
2015 - Present

Owner & Designer

A Dream in Time Design

“ Turning adventures into spaces and dreams into places”

Designing and creating beautiful, functional, and happy places to be, custom design children’s furniture

Nov 2015 - Present

Flooring Specialist

Floor Decor

Input of all materials needed for client using flooring specialist software

Mar 2014 - Aug 2014

Furniture Associate

Summer Wood Floors

Responsible for sales in consignment furniture, answering phones, organizing customer’s furniture, customer service

2006 - 2012

Kitchen & Bath Design Associate

Home Depot - Bend, Oregon

Responsible for providing excellent customer service while pre-qualifying customers for the construction of new kitchens and/or baths. Assisted each customer in choosing the materials to be used in the design of the project including: cabinetry, counter tops, flooring, lighting, fixtures, paint, etc. Responsible for establishing a customer's budget and assisting in the selection of the best design for each home using 20/20 software.

1994 - 2006

Owner/Real Estate Purchaser & Reseller

Karon Patterson (Relei) - Bend/Oakridge/Redmond, Oregon

Purchased and remodeled several homes including: cabinetry, flooring, interior/exterior painting, plumbing and landscaping.

2003 - 2004

Property Manager

Reindeer Meadows Property  - Redmond, Oregon 

Managed a Senior Tax 42 property which included: Supervision and management of all aspects of a residential senior property. AMSI computer applications, budgets and safety codes.

2002 - 2003

New Home Sales & Design

Sapphire Homes & Design - Redmond, Oregon

Responsible for all aspects of customer service including:
Initial consultation and choice of: building materials, plumbing, fixtures, flooring
and wall color. Performed all filing and PC input to ensure proper completion of client’s home.

2001 - 2002

Assistant to Broker

Reed Brothers Real Estate - Sisters, Oregon

Responsible for all correspondence between clients and Broker. Performed all PC applications, filing and phone operations for private office.

1995 - 2000

Owner/director

Wee Care Academy  - Bend, Oregon

Responsible for all aspects of operating a professional pre-Kindergarten program including: Supervising and managing staff and parent communications. Developing and designing a curriculum for 3-and 4-year-old children. Accounting and all business operations including: record keeping, filing and medical records.

Education

Education
2016 - Present

Interior Design

NYIAD School of Design
1990 - 1991

Oregon Real Estate School

Eugene, OR

Real Estate License

1987 - 1988

Art Institute Fashion & Interior Design

San Francisco, CA
1982 - 1985

Los Medanos College

Pittsburg, CA

Associate of Arts - Early Childhood Education

1978 - 1981

Liberty Union High School

Brentwood, CA

Diploma