Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Present

Strength Manager/Retention Officer

Virginia Army National Guard
  • Manage the completion of the monthly strength report

  • Manage unit retention and extension contracts

  • Assist the S-1 (department head) with any and all tasks assigned

  • Assist Soldiers with problems as the Unit Victims Advocate

  • Speak during public engagements for the brigade
Nov 2013 - Present

Sales Associate

LOFT
  • Assist customers in the wardrobing room by selecting outfits that meet their intent and specific needs

  • Process transactions at the cash wrap and offer customers a choice of selecting one of two brand credit cards to ensure an environment of continued shopping and brand loyalty

  • Identify needs of customers and interact with them on the sales floor
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011

Contractor

Capital One Bank via Exclusive Staffing
  • Worked with the Immigration Department to process I-9 paperwork
  • Organized office files pertaining to foreign workers’ information
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Public Relations Intern

WMAR-TV
  • Assisted Producers with writing newscast topicals
  • Wrote scripts for commercial productions
Oct 2008 - Dec 2008

Copy Desk Intern

The Daily Press
  • Copy edited stories
  • Wrote headlines
May 2008 - Aug 2008

Patriot Section Reporting Intern

News & Messenger
  • Covered northern Virginia military news
  • Wrote stories on a wide range of topics
Aug 2006 - Dec 2009

Sales Associate

GAP Outlet
  • Assist customers in the wardrobing room by selecting outfits that meet their intent and specific needs

  • Process transactions at the cash wrap and offer cutomers a choice of selecting one of two brand credit cards to ensure an environment of continued shopping and brand loyalty

  • Identify needs of customers and interact with them on the sales floor

  • Tally daily sales and confirm the electronic count for the nightly deposit

Certifications and Courses

U.S. Army

  • Adjutant General Officer Basic Course - 2012

VA Army Nat'l Guard

  • Combat Lifesaver (CLS) Course  - 2015
  • Human Resources 200 Level Course - 2011
  • Human Resources 300 Level Course - 2011

Objective

I am seeking an opportunity to work at a forward thinking organization capable of creating a challenging and engaging work environment dedicated to meeting the needs of everyday consumers and customers.

Education

Education
Sep 2003 - Jun 2007

Diploma

C.D. Hylton High School

Courses: 

  • Advanced Placement
    • English
    • U.S. History
  • Television Production Program (4 years)

Television

Secret

Department of Defense - U.S. Army