Kristin Tucker

  • Lake Charles LA

Summary

To continue evolving both personally and professionally within a career that allows me to utilize my business and scholastic experiences as well as highlight my strengths and natural creative abilities.

Work Experience

Work History
Dec 2007 - Jan 2015

Co-Owner / Director of Operations

Apex Power - Keller, TX
  • Built energy broker business from initial start-up with partner to over $750,000 in annual revenue in a span of 8 years. Primary responsibility was maintaining all back office operations.
  • Maintained extremely detailed and accurate records of important and sensitive client records & commission payment information using CRM and MS Excel.
  • Increased productivity, company growth & profitability by single-handedly creating a CRM database from scratch with no prior training.
  • Worked with QuickBooks to prepare, distribute payroll and maintain financial records including paying monthly bills as well as maintaining income tax records. Developed and executed design concept for office interior as well as all marketing material for company.
Jul 2004 - Dec 2007

Retail Sales Associate, Ladies Shoes

Dillard's - Baton Rouge, LA 
  • Recommended customers with merchandise selection, coordination and fit. 
  • Provided satisfactory customer service by catering to their needs and addressing individual questions and concerns.
  • Assisted manager in many tasks including: promotional sales events, changing visual displays, training new employees, markdowns and annual physical inventory.
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Visual Merchandising Intern

Buffalo Jeans David  Bitton - New York, NY
  • Conveyed brand image with visual presentation of apparel and décor of the shops. Arranged props, furniture, merchandise, backdrops and other accessories as shown in the planogram.
  • Assisted through hands on experience both in the office and in the stores of the planning/merchandising department.
  • Modeled samples of the upcoming clothing lines to be presented to buyers. Assisted with the concept of Project New York trade show. Collaborated ideas with coordinators from other regions.
  • SKILLS  Fashion Styling Interior Design/Decorating Special Events Planning, Designing & Hosting Business & Retail Marketing Detail-Oriented Organizational Skills Active Listener & willing to accept constructive criticism Solid verbal & written communication skills

Education

Education
2003 - Dec 2007

Bachelor of Science:  Textiles, Apparel and Merchandising

Louisiana State University (LSU) - Baton Rouge, LA
2002 - 2003

General Studies

McNeese State University - Lake Charles, LA 

TOPS Scholarship & Deans List

COMPUTER SKILLS

Skills

MS EXCEL & WORD

Spreadsheet & Template creation

MS OFFICE SUITE PROGRAMS cont...

Proficient in: MS Dynamics CRM, Outlook, Office 365, PowerPoint, One Drive

QUICKBOOKS

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

KEY SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Well organized and dependable
  • Detailed & accurate Data Entry
  • Active Listener & willing to accept feedback
  • Solid written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Business & Retail Marketing
  • Vendor Relations
  • Special Events Planning, Designing & Hosting
  • Fashion Styling
  • Visual Merchandising & Staging