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Work experience

Apr 2002Nov 2014

Antique Dealer

  • Buy and sell antiques and vintage items, collectibles
  • Work with vendors and individuals via internet and word of mouth
  • Have had antique booths at various Antique dealer stores (Bellevue, Dickson)
  • Have great working relationship with hundreds of individuals and dealers throughout middle Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio
Jan 1988Jan 1995

Special Events Coordinator

TomKats, Inc.
  • Scheduled and help choose menus and decor and ordered all rentals for private events, commercial shoots, CMA Awards backstage,
  • would set up and break down dressing rooms backstage at Starwood Amphitheater
  • Plan and execute all details and menu approval for events such as; wedding receptions at Cheekwood, Belle Meade Mansion, Two Rivers Mansion, Sara Lee Golf Classic
  • Main liason between client and chef/waitstaff
  • Performed office duties such as filing, answering in coming calls, sorting mail, faxing, bank deposits, dictation, schedule meetings for the company president and his staff
  • Typed proposals describing all the aspects that the client's event entails
Aug 1980May 1985

Sales and Color Consulting and Design

Porter Paint
  • Sales desk for paint, wallpaper and sundries
  • Became one of Porter's top color matchers before color matching became automated
  • Made outside sales calls to firms such as 100 Oaks Mall, restaurants and private residential homes 
Apr 1974Oct 1978

Hospitality Manager

Opryland U.S.A.
  • Managed employees working in Hospitality at Opryland Theme Park such as scheduling work days, breaks, vacation time
  • Worked back stage at the Grand Ole Opry as hostess to such taped television specials such as The Marty Robbins Show and The Gatlin Brothers Specials
  •  Opryland U.S.A. theme park tours and
  • Back stage tours at the Grand Ole Opry to visiting dignitaries and tourists

Education

Aug 1979Sep 1981

University of Tennessee

Communications

Aug 1976Dec 1978

Communications

Volunteer State

Skills

Microsoft Wod

References

Anna Anderson - Antique Dealer and past cardiac care RN St. Thomas

Dr. Mark Peters - physician St. Thomas

Cindy Flathman - RN St. Thomas

Bobby Ballinger - attorney

Volunteer Work

  • Nashville Rescue Mission
  • YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter gala chairwoman
  • Kidney Foundation of Middle Tennessee Auction chair
  • St. Henry Home & School Association President Emeritus
  • St. Matthew Church Woman's Club
  • Special Olympics Volunteer