Samuel Sebastian Abate

  • Tucson AZ


To obtain challenging and exciting full-time employment that will provide expanding experience and growth opportunities.


Aug 2011 - Jan 2014

Bachelor of Arts, History

University Of Arizona

Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2005 - Present

CEO/Concert Production Coordinator

Gnarwhal Inc

In January of 2005, I founded a live music production company.  I handle every aspect of putting on concerts for international and domestic touring acts/musicians.

  • Direct communication with artists and artist representatives
  • Creation of bids and eventually concert contracts
  • Obtain venue, security personnel , and sound personnel.
  • Creation of digital and physical promotion material
  • Extensive and expansive digital and physical marketing/promotion of events.
  • Administration, logistics, and finances related to production of events.
Feb 2015 - Present

Retail Associate

Cartridge World
  • Outstanding customer service, with substantial emphasis on customer education/troubleshooting on products.
  • Daily inventory, ordering, invoicing
  • Sales analysis 
  • Digital and physical marketing and promotion
  • Administrative assistance
  • Information technology services
  • Printer installation, troubleshooting, and repair.
Mar 2014 - Feb 2015

Substitute Teacher

Express Employment Professionals
  • Carried out programs of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher
  • Created a classroom environment that was conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
  • Guided the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons, units, or projects assigned. 
May 2014 - Oct 2014

Personal Banker

US Bank
  •  Processed banking transactions, account openings/closings, wire transfers, and loan applications
  • Established, developed, and retained new and existing customer relationships
  • Thorough knowledge of federal law and US Bank policies regarding bank regulations and procedures
  • Customer banking solutions and resolutions through research and inquiry Strong cross-selling and referral skills
  • Adept in office applications, technology, and etiquette
Apr 2006 - Mar 2014

Shift Manager

Ted's Country Store
  • Managed staff
  • Managed inventory
  • Excellent customer service
  • Daily banking, budgeting, and ordering
  • Sales
  • Food service

Skills & Certifications

  • Arizona Department of Education Substitute Certificate
  • Arizona DPS Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Expert skills in Microsoft Office applications
  • Extensive information resources background and experience