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A career in the hospitality industry where I can utilize my back ground in travel and tourism as well as my sales and marketing experience.


I have extensive experience in travel related sales, particularly air, hotel, and car rentals, meeting and conference planning. 

I have designed and developed matericals, ads, and brochures to support promotional events.

I have excellent ability in developing new clients, and maintaining continuous client contacts, am organized, self-motivated and able to work independently, have strong professional image, ability, initiative, and judgment.

Work experience

Jan 2005Dec 2008



Managing Huff's Family restaurant.  Responsible for day-to-day operation and management of 105-seat restaurant, with $1 milion-plus annual revenues and 30-plus employees.  Strengthened controls and accountability, reduced costs, and improved profitability by 25%.  Supervised all corporate functions, including marketing, hiring, training, inventory management, quality control.  Designed and developed menus, negotiated contracts with vendors and guests, booked and supervised events.

Jan 2000Dec 2005

Corporate Travel Consultant

American Express Travel Management

Responsible for booking international and domestic business, and leisure travel itineraries as an on-site travel agent for Toyota employees, a $40 milion travel account.  Coordinated travel policy and procedures, promoted preferred hotels, airlines and car rentals companies with guest's needs in mind.  Knowledge of reservation systems including Saber, and Worldspan.  Maintain continued correspondence with guests to ensure accuracy of travel services.


Bachelor of Science in Arts and Letters

Certificate in Meeting & conf. planning

California State University
Jan 1996Sep 1997

Certificate in Travel and Tourism

American Career College


Computer business software applications
Have working knowledge of a variety of computer business software applications, including Excel, QuickBooks, MS Word, and ability to master new applications.