Work History

Work History
Jan 2012 - Present

Kung Fu Senior Student

Chicago Shaolin Temple
  • Yellow Belt Shaolin Kung Fu Level Senior Student
  • Black Belt Level Shaolin Qi Gong Senior Student
  • Wudan Tai Chi Chuan Senior Student
  • Previously responsible for updating the Chicago Shaolin Temple main website
  • Creation of Promotional Materials for the Shaolin Kung Fu Center (Downers Grove)
2011 - 2011

Bartender

The Mating Place Bar
  • Responsible for mixing and serving drinks to patrons
  • Communicating with guests and ensuring they have an enjoyable experience
  • Processing credit card payments & cash for my register
  • Adhering to Safety & Sanitation codes
  • Monitoring alcohol intake of guests
Jul 2010 - May 2011

High School Admissions Representative

Everest College
  • Screen candidates for admission to the College
  • Advise students on concentration selection and possible career goals
  • Guide Students through the Admissions process with the College
  • Responsible for retention of students who are recommended and accepted to the College
Jun 2010 - Mar 2011

Creative & Strategic Consultant

Unlabeled, Inc.
  • Management of the day-to-day Operations of the Organization
  • Design & Coordination of Marketing Initiatives
  • Sales
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Development of Internal & External Policies & Procedures
  • Creative & Strategic Planning 
  • Copywriter
  • Artist Biographies & EPK's
  • PR Coordination
  • Artist/Producer Management
  • Artist Development
Dec 2007 - May 2010

Creative & Strategic Consultant

Tony Baines Productions LLC
  • Management of the day-to-day Operations of the Organization
  • Development of Marketing Plans for Artists
  • Design & Coordination of Marketing Initiatives
  • Development & Maintenance of Marketing Budgets
  • Sales
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Development of Internal & External Policies & Procedures
  • Creative & Strategic Planning 
  • Copywriting Services
  • Artist Biographies & EPK's
  • PR Coordination
  • Artist Consultation
  • Artist/Producer Management
  • Artist Development
May 2005 - May 2008

National Admissions Advisor

American InterContinental University Online
  • Screen candidates for admission to the University's Associate & Bachelor degree programs
  • Advise students on concentration selection and possible career goals
  • Provide a Memo of Recommendation for prospective students to the University
  • Present prospective students to University for acceptance
  • Guide Students through the Admissions process with the University
  • Responsible for retention of students who are recommended and accepted to the University
Aug 2003 - Aug 2007

Marketing/Operations Consultant

Ill Regards Records, Inc.
  • Securing the day-to-day operations of the company
  • Marketing
  • Artist Development/Image Consultation
  • Management of Street Team
  • Booking Venues
  • Solicitation of Corporate and Independent Sponsors
  • Recording Artist
2002 - 2004

Philanthropic Assistant/Corporate Executive Receptionist

http://www.hsbcusa.com

Philanthropic Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the Philanthropic Department in coordination of company sponsored events
  • Management of giveaway items stored in warehouses
  • Filing
  • Data Entry

Corporate Executive Reception Responsibilities:

  • Receptionist for Executives at the Corporate Home Office in Illinois
  • Management & Booking of Corporate Meeting areas
  • Providing backup support for each Assistant of the Executives as needed

Education

Education
Jan 2012 - Present

Senior Student

Chicago Shaolin Temple/ Shaolin Kung Fu Center (Downers Grove

Traditional Shaolin Martial Arts including but not limited to the following:

  • Shaolin Kung Fu (Traditional & Wushu) - Yellow Belt
    • Shaolin Staff
    • Jian (Straight Sword)
    • Broadsword
    • Lian Huan Quan
    • Ba Bu Quan
    • Lohan Quan
    • Qi Xing Quan
    • Shaolin Guiding Quan, etc.
  • Shaolin Qi Gong - Black Belt
    • Ba Duan Jin
    • Yi Jin Jing
  • Wudan 24 Tai Chi Chuan