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Childhood Weight Management, Pediatric Nutrition, School Nutrition Services, Public Health and Community Nutrition, and Weight Management


Stacey Serafin is currently a student at the University of Alabama pursuing a career in dietetics. She is a 1994 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor's degree in Communication. She worked in marketing and sales for ModernTech SI, Inc. from 1996 - 2002. Since then, she has become active in her community, holding many board positions in local community efforts to include: Parent Teacher's Association (PTA) President at Blue Grass Elementary in charge of a 55 person board with a budget of over $35,000 (2010-2011), Executive Member of Knox County Council PTA (current), President of the Williford Homeowner's Association (WHOA) board (current), Benington Farrington Recreational Association (BFRA) Executive Board Member/President-Elect (current), Executive Board Member at Blue Grass Elementary PTA (current).

Work experience

Dec 2012Present

Retail Merchandiser


Retail Merchandiser

·        Working on Mondelez project

·        Establishing good working relationships with managers and staff at different retail storefronts

·        Promoting product sales through product placement and marketing

·        Establishing positive working relationships with the Mondelez staff

Oct 2002Apr 2004

Childwatch Coordinator

Farragut YMCA
  • Managed the Childwatch department at the YMCA. 
  • Staffed personnel
  • Created schedules
  • Kept current records of attendance and membership. 
Feb 1996Oct 2002

Marketing, Sales and Customer Service

ModernTech SI, Inc.

Outside Sales Representative

  • Sold software and hardware solutions to various construction firms throughout the state of Tennessee.
  • Maintained quota based off of sales generated
  • Traveled throughout the state to initiate business and close sales
  • Assisted in marketing efforts to generate business opportunities 

Logistics / Sales, Customer Services Center

  • Sold software maintenance contracts and services to large, medium, and small firms.  This required interfacing with the principles, engineers, and comptrollers of these companies to negotiate contract terms and conditions and to close outstanding business deals.  Interaction with these companies occured at the client's location, at client focused conferences, and at the different company locations.  Department budget is dependent upon repeat business from these maintenance contracts.
  • Managed accounts for new and repeat business
  • Tasked with extensive post-sales / customer service responsibilities
  • Coordinated and scheduled technical resources for services sold

Manager / Technical Services Coordinator, Support Services

  • Coordinated the personnel and activities of the Service, Training, and Support divisions.  Coordinated the resources for the customer training facilities.
  • Sold academic software and maintenance contracts to educational institutions
  • Administered software maintenance contracts
  • Troubleshot licensing issues with customers and vendors

Inside Sales Representative

  • Teamed with account managers in proposal generation, callbacks, and closing sales.
  • Telesold supplementally to increase business and business opportunities
  • Distributed evaluation software to customers
Sep 1995Jan 1996

Sales / Management Trainee

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Sales / Management Trainee

  • Maintained sales levels of the branch and good customer relations with established and new clientele and associated businesses. Promotional status dependent upon collision damage waiver sales.
  • Maintained good customer service quality among the branch office
  • Performed operational duties


Aug 2011Present

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences

University of Alabama

Currently enrolled at the University of Alabama to pursue a degree in Food and Nutrition to achieve my Registered Dietician's license.

Jan 2011Present


Pellissippi State Technical Community College

Taking courses at Pellissippi required for the Dietetics program at the University of Alabama not offered in the distance learning program.  These courses will be applicable to the Food and Nutrition degree I am currently pursuing at the University of Alabama. 

Aug 2005May 2006


University of Tennessee

Enrolled in Interpreting and ASL courses to continue to pursue acceptance into the Basic Interpreter Training Program at the Tennessee School for the Deaf.  Achieved a 4.0 in these courses.

Jan 2004May 2005


Pellissippi State Technical Community College

Enrolled in American Sign Language courses to continue to pursue acceptance into the Basic Interpreting Training Program (B.I.T.P.) hosted at the Tennessee School for the Deaf.  Achieved a 4.0 in all four levels of ASL courses.

Aug 1990Aug 1994

Bachelor of Arts

University of Pittsburgh

Received degree in Communications.



Task Management
MicroSoft Office


Jun 2006Jul 2006

B.I.T.P. Completion

University of Tennessee