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Work History

2016present

General Manager

Tank 18 Wines

Direct daily operation of tasting room and event venue. Manage bar, kitchen and event planning staff.  Maintain customer and client relations for wholesale and corporate accounts.  Source and partner with Northern California winemakers on blends and varietal offerings.  Bottle and keg wines for retail and wholesale distribution. 

2012-032015-10

Real Estate & Workplace HQ Operations Manager

Twitter

Daily oversight of food and beverage programs including vendor relations, quality control, cost containment and inventory management for on-site catering, beverages, and snacks. Worked closely with Construction & Design team, general contractors and sub contractors on build outs of Global offices. Review design and layout submittals, RFI's, RFP's and PO's to ensure all foodservice areas meet the standards for Twitter while adhering to budget and build-out timeline. Support internal events and special events including scheduling, location, food, and support services. Work with F&B vendors to manage, track and report on energy efficiency, waste reduction and recycling programs. Manage and administrate transportation programs including parking and shuttle programs. Ensure that building maintenance and equipment repair work receives prompt attention from building engineers and technicians to minimize service interruptions.

2005-052012-03

Purchasing Manager

Project Open Hand

Procure food and supplies for one of the largest commercial kitchens in San Francisco, providing at-home meals to individuals with HIV/AIDS, seniors and the homebound and critically ill. Research product sources, prepare price analyses and comparisons, and negotiate contracts to obtain best products at lowest prices to ensure that our $3. 5 million annual food and packaging budget is allocated efficiently and effectively. Cultivate and maintain relationships with vendors to assure continued supply of inventory. Supervision of receiving staff, purchasing agent and food service coordinator. Including training, day-to-day oversight, and continuous communications. Improved efficiency by evaluating and revising procedures, allowing the organization to accommodate increasing client base, increases in food prices and reduced budgets. Internships

Education

20002004

B.S.B.A

University of Vermont

Concentration: Operations and Finance / Minor in Economics.  

Member of the University of Vermont Men 's Rugby Field Club.

Internships

Board building technician - Burton Snowboards Manufacturing Center Summer 2004

Member of the wet grind department.  Facilitated final preparation of hand built snowboards for Quality Control and packaging.  Worked closely with members of all departments and engineers to further understand all aspects of board production, research and development and facility management.

Assistant to Senior Broker & COO – E1 Asset Management    Summer 2003

Provided administrative support to Chief Operating Officer and one Senior Broker at a boutique-trading firm on Wall Street.  Responsible for client data management, research and development of new client sources, and revenue growth research in correlation to client demographics.

Volunteer work

Camp Counselor Summer 2002 - 2005

Camp  Hope:  Esopus, New York

Counselor for inner city youth living with HIV/AIDS.  Supported daily activity schedule, kitchen operations and special events.