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Madison Vaughan

Student at Missouri State University

Professional Skills & Qualifications

Organization: Strong organization and planning skills – I use these throughout every aspect of my life to reach goals, expedite achievements, and reduce uncertainty.


Time-Management: Excellent time-management skills demonstrated in my ability to balance a full-time school load in addition to a 30-hour per week part-time job.


Collaboration: Comfortable as both a team leader and as a contributing, trustworthy team member; I often take the lead on school group assignments and collaborate at work to achieve promotion and performance goals.


Problem-Solving: Use past experiences, creativity, and critical thinking abilities to solve difficult problems.

Work experience

Aug 2014Present

Head Waitress

Hooters of American Corporation
  • Provided extraordinary guest relation services in order to foster a unique, fun atmosphere
  • Devised tactics to revitalize merchandise, beverage, and food sales
  • Supervised co-workers on daily basis to ensure that highest potential of the restaurant is achieved.
Oct 2011Aug 2014

Guest Assistant/To Go Specialist/Guest Assistant Trainer/Server

O’Charley’s Restaurant and Bar
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by cultivating an exceptional restaurant experience
  • Collaborated with co-workers to generate promotions that improved sales
  • Motivated new employees to understand the importance of unfailing guest relations


Aug 2013May 2017

Hospitality and Restaurant Management

Missouri State University
3.8/4.0 GPA              

Extracurricular Activities and Organizations

Lambda Pi Eta: Communication Honors Fraternity (Present)                                     Missouri State University Chapter

  • Orchestrated events within the Communication Department, including COM Week


Alpha Sigma Gamma: Service Sorority (2013-2014)                                                      Truman State University Chapter

  • Improved the lives of citizens of Kirksville, Missouri and beyond through community service


Seedbearers Mission Trip (2009-2013)                                                  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, St. Charles, MO

  • Repaired homes throughout the counties of Missouri to better the lives of less-fortunate individuals