Aug 2006 - May 2010

BA in Business Management

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Courses in accounting, economics, marketing, statistics, organizational behavior, public relations and leadership.

·UW-Whitewater tennis since freshman year [Rookie of the Year].

·A member of SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Committee).

·Special Events Coordinator of UW-W PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America).

2002 - 2006


Lake Park High School
Activities and Societies: School Yearbook            School Newspaper Photographer            Lake Park Varsity Tennis Team since freshman year

Work experience

Work experience
May 2009 - Present

Founder & Independent Practioner for tennis training program

Michelle D Tennis

·Maintain a Facebook Fan Page, web-site (, and blog ( for Michelle D Tennis.

·Use SEO to have my business come up multiple times in Google, Yahoo, and AOL within the first page when searching for tennis lessons in surrounding areas.

·Create objectives, days, times, prices and publicity for the programs.

·Come prepared with an agenda for lessons and focus on different aspects of the sport.           

May 2009 - Present

Tennis Instructor

Roselle Park District

I just began working with them this past year, and we had a GREAT turnout! We had a total of 44 participants throughout the program. We will continue to partner together to provide tennis lessons for the Roselle area.

May 2006 - Present

Tennis Instructor

Glendale Heights Park District

Come prepared with an agenda for lessons and focus on different aspects of the sport. The first tennis instructor that the park district has ever had. This past year, the program had four classes with a total of 30 participants. The program will be in its fifth year in 2010.

May 2004 - Present

Tennis Instructor

Bloomingdale Park District

This was the first park district I began teaching at. The second I started teaching tennis lessons, I knew that it would be something I would want to continue in the future. I started off teaching with another instructor, but after the first year, I began teaching lessons on my own.

Apr 2007 - Present

Assistant of Continuing Education Services-Camps & Clinics

Continuing Education Services-Camps & Clinics

·Help with the registration process of all UWW camps and conferences taking place.

·Promote different campus activities over the summer and use the computer system to update rosters and payments to the school.

Aug 2004 - Jul 2009

Customer Relations

Pronto's Restaurant & Catering

·Specialized in customer service and handled compliments and complaints. First line of contact between the customer and the company.

·Prepared, administered, and closed on-site special events such as Bloomingdale Village events, fests, and library functions.

·Processed sales quickly, accurately, and efficiently.

Aug 2008 - May 2009

Marketing Intern – Career and Leadership Development


·Wrote press releases and articles for the school and local newspapers.

·Developed ad campaigns and ways to promote events on campus.

·Created online surveys to assess special event and campaign success.

May 2007 - Aug 2008

Accounting Assistant

Louis J Colella & Associates

·Ensure clients had their invoices paid.

·Answered phones, opened mail, took messages, set up appointments, and managed schedules of the accountants working in the firm.

·Set up client folders physically and then transferred them into the computer systems.

·Organized files using Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and Lacerte.



Accounting and Finance

I have taken managerial accounting, financial management, calculus, business statistics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, business law, and many other accounting/finance related courses.

Social Media savvy

Know how to create and manage web-sites and profiles using BlogSpot, Facebook, GoogleDocs, LinkedIn, MySpace,, Twitter, VisualCV,, and   EXAMPLES: BlogSpot: Facebook: Facebook Fan Page: LinkedIn: MySpace: Twitter: VisualCV: Weebly:

Microsoft Office

Strong knowlegdge of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, Access, Excel, and Outlook.


Looking for an opportunity to increase revenues and generate positive publicity by using my business management, marketing, social media, and search engine optimization skills. I will use these skills along with my fresh, innovative ideas to give a strong competitive advantage to meet the needs of current customers while attracting new clients.

Volunteer Work

·Planned and implemented the event “Vegas Valentines” at the Four Seasons Clubhouse, Roselle, IL.

·Co-chair for the promotions committee for the event “Strike Out AIDS to Spare Lives” put on by Recreation and Leisure Study. Also, helped to run the program and helped to see it through.

·Did PR and marketing work for the documentary film “One Step Closer” by writing press releases, creating Facebook pages, fundraising, and creating a situation analysis to give to the creators.

·Volunteered with Mel Phillips (professional tennis instructor) to teach tennis to inner-city kids at

      Centre Court Athletic Club in Hanover Park, IL.


Earned the following awards while attending UW - Whitewater

2006-2010 Dean’s list

2009 Finalist for the Judy Kruckman Scholar WIAC Athlete of the year

2009-2010 Women's Tennis Team Captain

Ranked 16th Nationally in father-daugher doubles