Work experience

Work experience
Jun 2013 - Present

Microsoft Direct Business Sales


Support of a team of Business Sales Specialists at Microsoft retail stores with reporting of inventory levels, revenue and training materials.  Heavy use of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.  Also worked with Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop for editing of marketing collateral.

Feb 2012 - Nov 2012

Contract Worker

Blue Wave Micro

Assist with deployment of new computers and recovery of old computers. Other duties include imaging new computers for deployment and working with customers to ensure a smooth transition to their new machines, as well as recording and reporting all recovered, deployed or missing assets by asset tag number.

Oct 2005 - Apr 2011

Supply Chain Planner

Starbucks Coffee Company

Purchase raw materials for production/manufacturing operations and balance schedule needs vs. materials cost and warehouse capacity. Maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure all needs are being met from lead-time compliance to raw material quality and receiving accuracy to accounts payable issues. Determine optimum quantities of materials to keep on hand using Lean Manufacturing principles. Use Oracle, Manugistics and AS400 systems to monitor materials inventories and place new orders as needed.

Dec 1994 - Oct 2005

Inventory Control/Distribution Lead

Starbucks Coffee Company

Maintain inventory accuracy through nightly cycle counts using JDA (AS400); helped implement count processes that eliminated the need for a year-end inventory. Investigate inventory discrepancies and communicate findings to the appropriate plant partners. Identify problem inventory items and offer solutions to ensure continued inventory health.


2012 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree

University of Phoenix

Earned BSIT with a 3.56 GPA

1989 - 1992

Associate's Degree

Highline Community College
1985 - 1989

High School Diploma

Mt. Rainier High School