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Summary

A creative, dedicated and self driven small business founder with 10+ years experience developing products, managing supply chains, wholesale accounts, e-commerce programs, recruiting and training a team of graphic designers, interns, and sales reps.

Work experience

Oct 2009Present
Colorado.Clothing - Golden, CO

Founder

  • Managed every aspect of the business from design and manufacturing to sales and order fulfillment.
  • Lead Sales team to acquire and manage over 100 retail brick and mortar partners. 
  • Provided art direction and recommendations for all aspects of creative projects across all mediums (social media, video, print, digital, social, signage, presentations, events, etc.).
  • Created custom product line offerings for Coors, Vail Resorts, Copper Mtn, A-Basin, and several e-commerce partnerships.
  • Recruited, Hired, trained and developed 10 employees in sales, product development, and manufacturing equipment.
  • Designed and managed websites through an understanding of UX/UI and visual design skills on multiple e-commerce platforms.
  • Managed all banking, account payables / receivables and overall book-keeping, along with accounting and taxes. 
  • Reduced COGS by 55% over the last six years through research and relationship development of +75 supply chain accounts.
  • Analyzed and leveraged sales and marketing data to discover new opportunities resulting in an increase of e-commerce sales by an average of 15% per year.
  • Purchased and tracked needs for manufacturing materials, office supplies and product inventory for seasonal demands.
  • Acquired extensive knowledge of garments, fabrics, and embellishment techniques to build unique products. 
  • Collaborated with retail partners on merchandise displays, pricing and market trends.
  • Streamlined new product development by creating an Excel cost-based pricing calculator for design team.
  • Maintained advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud applications (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Thrived in changing business environment, remained loyal and flexible to clients needs.
Mar 2010Nov 2011
Rocky Mountain Offender Management - Denver Pobation and Parole

Electronic Monitoring Case Manager

  • Supervised clients sentenced to electronic monitoring systems through parole, probation and juvenile sentencing.
  • Monitored client's compliance with court orders.
  • Scheduled meetings with parole, probation and juvenile officers.
  • Testified in court on behalf of equipment operation and tracking services.
  • Coordinated between courts, jails, offices and transitional houses on offender locations.
  • Managed inventory of thousands of electronic bracelets and home units.
  • Built GPS zones, travel plans, schedules, curfews, and location reports.
  • Managed and trained four new-hires in hardware applications, software uses and data entry.
  • Provided clients with community resource assistance.
  • Created invoices, collected client payments and made daily deposits.
  • Reported to third party software and hardware teams on product development and user interface updates.
Sept 2007Dec 2008
Weld County Courthouse, 19th Judicial District

Administrative Assistant

  • Assisted with day-to-day responsibilities of Administrator, Alcohol Unit, Collections, Water & Probate.
  • Created and implemented an electronic database for documents older than state mandated hard copy holding periods.
  • Maintained the department as a center of excellence for customer service.
  • Transferred all hard copy files into electronic documents increasing employee efficiency.
  • Clerical work including, data entry of criminal cases and profiles.
  • Scheduled Administrator's weekly meetings with judges and probation officers.
  • Issued and processed arrest warrants.
  • Calculated Statistics and maintained monthly reports for Weld County DUI's.
  • Liaison between courts, probation departments and third party treatment centers, primarily to check up on the offender's progress. 

Education

June 2020Current
McKissock

Colorado Residential Appraiser Education

Basic Appraisal Principles - Certificate

Aug 2005Dec 2009
University of Northern Colorado - Monfort College of Business

Bachelor's Degree in General Business

Aug 2006Dec 2006
California State University - Monterey Bay

Business

Skills

ADMINISTRATIVE

Excellent Custom Service, Account Management, Quickbooks, Google G-Suit, Microsoft Office Suit (Excel, Word, Power Point) Mac Numbers, Colorado.Gov, Eclipse, SCRAM, Outlook.

E-COMMERCE / SEO

Shopify, Etsy, Wix, Amazon and Amazon Handmade, Dreamweaver, Big Commerce, Pinterest, Google Analytics, Google Keywords, Google Merchant Center, Facebook/Instagram business ads center.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Brand Guidelines & Art Direction, Color Pantone Matching, Adobe CC, Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel, Vector Magic, Digitizing Design Shop, Final Cut Pro, Digitizing Wireframe Embroidery

APPAREL EMBELLISHMENT

Embroidery, Cut and Sew Appliqué, Screen Printing, Color Pallet Adherence, Direct to Garment Printing, Heat Transfers / Heat Presses. Co2 Laser (Rasterizing, Vector Cutting), Fabric Construction, Inks, General Pattern Making Knowledge and Leather Embossing.

GENERAL SKILLS

Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Team Leadership, Passionate Work Ethic, Self Driven, Problem Solving, Attention to Detail, Time Management, Grit, Written and Verbal Communication, Logic and Critical Thinking, Business Math. Income Property Management (5 years).

PERSONALITY TYPE

ENFJ-A (Protagonist) Role - Diplomat 

Enneagram Type 3 - Achiever