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Summary

An ambitious, goal-oriented, and self-motivated Texas A&M University graduate student who is an accomplished college athlete and student experienced in administrative support, sales, customer service, event planning and management, social media marketing, media coordination, graphic design, and marketing research.

Work History

Feb 2015Present

Facility Manager

Action Zone, LLC

Responsible for the management and organization of the Action Zone facilities including scheduling, maintenance, and customer service. Provide administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer as well as all six on-site investors, execute management within budget guidelines, calculated payroll on bi-weekly basis, represent Action Zone in business activities and contacts with customers, school districts, universities, coaches, athletes, and businesses throughout the community and area via telephone and face to face communication. Ensure the organization operates within established corporate policies. Responsible for marketing activities including the graphic design of gift cards, price schedules, newsletters, brochures, and branded photos related to social media. Created, managed and maintained Instagram and Twitter social media platforms. Create and manage current mailing lists of Action Zone client emails. Design and deploy aesthetically pleasing and informational email marketing strategies through electronic media. Responsible for all direct sales and client relations. Represent Action Zone at sporting events. Aided in the implementation of a collegiate internship program.

May 2014Feb 2015

Manager of Operations

Abilene Running Company

Instrumental in the start up of a specialty sports store. Responsible for building brand awareness, managing the store and store operations, greeting customers and educating them on the products, video gait analysis, tracking sales and inventory, communicating and placing orders with regional sales representatives, product research, demographic research, designing various digital media components to increase awareness of product and store, playing a role in social media utilization, maintaining relationships with customers, leading/participating in demo runs, and attending trade shows on behalf of the company.

May 2012May 2014

Student Chair

Hardin-Simmons University Communications Office

Served as Head of Office for the 2013-2014 school year, training and supervising two co-workers. Responsible for the print media design, website design and management, social media marketing, filming, editing, production, and distribution for several non-profit organizations, including: The Charles Goodnight Restoration Project, The 2012 & 2013 Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival & Leadership Camps, The 2013 & 2014 Hendrick Home for Children’s Dancing With the Abilene Stars, The Texas Forts Trail, and Hardin-Simmons University Softball.

May 2013Sep 2013

Champions Classic Football Intern

Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau

Provided support to the Sports Marketing Director, prepared press released used in the local newspaper, managed all correspondence between the Champions Classic committee and its various sponsors, managed all volunteer coordination for the event, responsible for sponsorship hospitality, and aided in the design of the football players, coaches, and officials locker tags.

Jun 2008Jun 2012

Sports Marketing Intern

Texas High School Rodeo Association

Responsible for media and sponsor hospitality, trusted with arranging interviews between rodeo contestants and media including television and radio stations, supervising activities designed by various sponsors to promote their brand, maintaining media interview schedules and providing general support to the THSRA Marketing Director.

Education

Jan 2015Aug 2017

MS Sport Managment

Texas A&M University

Master of Science in Sport Management

Aug 2009May 2014

BBS Public Relations/Advertising

Hardin-Simmons University

Bachelor of Behavioral Science in Public Relations/Advertising with a minor in Marketing

Certifications

Human Kinetics-DSW Fitness Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis Online CE Course

Human Kinetics

Cryotherapy Technician

CryoUSA

CPR Certified

American Heart Association

USA Weightlifting - Level 1 Sport Performance Coach

USA Weightlifting

Portfolio

A small collection of designwork I have done for various companies I've worked for or been contracted out to do.