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Summary

Michael graduated from the Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts Programs at the College of the Ozarks in 2014. During his post-graduate years, he has spent most of his career developing skills in Sales, Marketing, and customer development. He possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and an impeccable work ethic. 

Michael is a motivated individual with a high emphasis on business and sales. He is dedicated, has strong leadership qualities, and sets high expectations for himself and others.

Work Experience

Aug 2017Present

Bartender

Hilton Hotel and Resorts

Bartending duties for a high volume, full service hotel facility encompassing room service, a four diamond fine dining restaurant, and a full service lounge. 

January 2016 - February 2017August 2017 - Present

Sales Representative

Diamond Resorts International®

Diamond Resorts International is the largest vacation ownership company in the world, expanding across 420 properties on 6 continents. During my time with the company, I have experience in new member sales, sales team management, and existing member sales. 

February 2017August 2017

In House Sales Executive

Bluegreen Vacations

Bluegreen Vacations Unlimited, INC. is an industry leader in the vacation ownership industry with over 60 Resorts in North America and the Caribbean. As a Sales Executive for the team at the world renown Big Cedar Lodge by Bass Pro Shops, I conducted owner updates and upgrades for existing Bluegreen Vacation owners. 

 

April 2015May 2016

Server

John Q Hammond Hotels

Full time server in a leading fine dining establishment in Branson, MO. Duties included high volume production, wine and cocktail knowledge, and banquet service.  

April 2015October 2015

Bar Manager

Backstage Cafe and Wine Bar

Manage everyday operation of a limited service bar and lounge. Duties included staffing and training, beverage control and inventory, menu development, costing and ordering, and bar operations. 

May 2014May 2015

Business to Business Sales

Reinhart Foodservice

Reinhart Foodservice is the fourth largest Foodservice distribution company in the US. As a consultant, I was responsible for route territory sales, prospecting new business, account penetration, and fulfilling customer orders. 

Education

Fall 2011Spring 2014

Hospitality Management and Business

College of the Ozarks
Fall 2011Spring 2014

Culinary Arts

College of the Ozarks

Professional References

Charles Elliott - Director of Sales at Jonesen:

"Michael and I worked together while in school and our businesses have crossed paths since. He's always been very focused, dedicated, and eager to learn and try new things all with a passion and focus on excellence. 

Knowing his strong work ethic and moral background, I would recommend Michael to anyone! He will do what he says, and go above and beyond to ensure his clients are delighted!"