Summary

To obtain a career in a field that will benefit from my knowledge and training in construction, and utilize my contact relationships I have obtained from my last 7+ years in my field. 

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

General Manager / Cabinet Sales / Bidding & Estimating

Distinctive Woodworks, Inc.
  • Lead Cabinet Salesman - Current cabinet sales for 2016 are approximately $350,000.00.  Projects range from $1,000.00 to $189,000.00.
  • General Manager
  • Project Management for all Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Website Design
  • Auto Cad Drafting, 20/20 Cabinet Design and Drafting; Cabinet Vision Design and Drafting, ArtCam Design for CNC Programming 
  • CNC Programming and Screen to Machine capabilities
  • Field Measure, Estimating, Bidding, Plan Reading, Cabinet Layout
  • Cabinet Delivery and Installation
  • In charge of Contract negotiation, proposal writing, change orders and financials 
  • Order placement for Commercial and Residential projects large and small
  • Working with local and out of town General Contractors from project bid to project completion
Jan 2003 - Jun 2008

Assistant Manager / Collections Manager

First Choice Finance / O.A. Quick Cash
  • Responsible for all management details for running a finance company from opening procedures, ledger balancing, filing, customer interaction and banking
  • Managed collection accounts and Attorney referrals and brought collection rate to 75%, 15% higher than any other store in the district
  • Successfully helped to open and staff new stores in other Arizona locations
  • Excelled in customer satisfaction and employee relations
1998 - 2003

Assistant Manager / Bartender / Cocktail Waitress

Museum Club
  • All aspects of day to day management of the bar from shift changes to cash and balances
  • Handled payouts to all suppliers during deliveries and payouts to all bands or entertainment managers
  • Responsible for inventory counts and daily sales paperwork
  • Managed all employee staff during various shift
  • Also worked as an assistant manager in the Off Track Betting booth while not working in the bar
1998 - 2000

Shift Manager

Fuddruckers
  • Managed employees during different shifts
  • Responsible for checking money in and out at shift changes, inventory of daily sales, paperwork and ledgers
  • Responsible for customer satisfaction and interaction
1994 - 1997

Inbound and Outbound Sales Representative

New England Business Services / SYCOM
  • Receive inbound sales calls, place orders and help with data entry for custom orders
  • Outbound sales cold calls generated from supplied lists of names and numbers
  • 100% Customer service and satisfaction rating with customers
  • 99% speed and accuracy for call center standards in order entry and call handling

Education

Education
2003 - 2008

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Architectural Design Technologies 

Coconino Community College

Graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude in Architectural Design Technologies to pursue a career in all aspects of the field of construction.  Special emphasis placed on Auto Cad Design and Drafting, all Certificates pursued earned.  President's and Dean's list obtained each semester. 

2003 - 2008

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Alternative Energy

Coconino Community College

Graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude in Alternative Energy in addition to the AAS in Architectural Design Technology Degree as an interest for pursuing alternative building resources and applications.  President's or Dean's list obtained each semester. 

Certifications

Certifications
2003 - 2008

Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

Coconino Community College

This certificate focuses on all aspects of hand drafting and 2D Auto Cad design for Commercial and Residential application.

2003 - 2008

Architectural CAD Technician Certificate

Coconino Community College

The major intent of this certificate is to apply what was learned from the previous certificate and Auto Cad classes to get full sets of plans to pass city and county codes.  3D Auto Cad design is also obtained with this certificate.

2003 - 2008

Construction Technology Certificate

Coconino Community College

To obtain this certificate you must complete and obtain all skills regarding plan reading, project estimating, building methods, building codes and how to apply these in the field.

2003 - 2008

Alternative Energy Technician Certificate

Coconino Community College

The goal of this certificate is to understand the many new applications for alternative energy sources that are coming available to construction.  Sources to include:  Rainwater Harvesting, Straw Bale Building, Passive Solar Design, Wind and Solar, Greenhouse Building and understanding LEEDS projects, paperwork and applications. 

Honors and Awards

Industrial Technology Student of the Year - 2008