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Summary of Accomplishments

Started, owned and operated two successful commercial businesses

Work experience

2015Present

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 2015Present

Flooring Specialist

Floor Decor

Input of all materials needed for client using flooring specialist software

Mar 2014Aug 2014

Furniture Associate

Summer Wood Floors

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

20062012

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.

19942006

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.

20032004

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.

20022003

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.

20012002

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.

19952000

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

2016Present

Interior Design

NYIAD School of Design
19901991

Oregon Real Estate School

Eugene, OR

Real Estate License

19871988

Art Institute Fashion & Interior Design

San Francisco, CA
19821985

Los Medanos College

Pittsburg, CA

Associate of Arts - Early Childhood Education

19781981

Liberty Union High School

Brentwood, CA

Diploma