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Work History

Jun 2014Present

Electrical Pro

Lowe's Home Improvements

 Serve as the store expert on electrical-related merchandise. This includes providing  customers  with comprehensive information on electrical-related merchandise, assisting  in assembling, cutting, selecting, and loading merchandise, and training associates in the department. Responsible for promoting Lowe s services and maximizing potential sales by explaining features, creating quotes, and selling installations.Responsible for managing inventory levels and pricing documentation to support sales and ensuring products are stocked and displayed according to standards. Follows up with customers and vendors based on jobs and materials sold to ensure all project requirements are satisfied, and pulls merchandise for internet orders.  required to maintain the safety and security of the store.

Jul 2010Jun 2014

Retail Specialist

Apollo Retail Specialists

 Updated and maintained lighting displays in home improvement stores  Acted as a role model and mentor for new trainees engaged in on-the-job training  Ability to communicate effectively with customers, management, and staff  Extremely motivated and focused  Excellent writing and communication skills  Friendly, personable, and easy to work with  Identified problems and proposed solutions .

Mar 2007Dec 2009

Merchandiser/Installer

Slate Retail Systems

Serviced stores from NC to NY to Ohio. Transported materials for reset in truck.  Experienced in driving both locally and long haul  Regularly and accurately maintained a driver's log  Drove light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks  Reset displays to plan-o-gram.

Sep 2001Jan 2006

Department manager Paper cutting

Bindagraphics

Set up machines to close tolerances, maintain equipment, train operators and helpers. Moved from operator to manager in one year.

Apr 1990Jan 2000

Professional Fundraising Sales Manager

Gehl Group

Hired, trained and managed fundraisers for local Firefighters/Paramedics.Kept all records and payroll for five to seven employees. Paid office bills,(telephone, utilities,lease). Dealt tactfully and effectively with difficult customers

Education

Sep 1971May 1975

General

Holton High School