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Travis Allen

Executive Contacts Coordinator at San Diego Mesa Student Veteran's Association

Work experience

Aug 2014Present

Executive Contact Coordinator

San Diego Mesa Student Veteran's Association
Oct 2013Present

PBX Operator / Front Office Assistant

Rancho Valencia
- Esteemed member for 1 of 97 worldwide Forbes 5-Star and AAA 5-Diamond rated Resorts and the #1 US Tennis resort ranked by Tennis Magazine - Weekend IT / AV internal and external support tasks ranged from managing and rebooting various hotel network servers to providing guest support with basic peripheral support. - Programmed automation software in Visual Basic and Auto Hot Key to ensure streamlining of tasks for entire front office team. - Developed, maintained and ran radio management policy for all radio communications equipment resort wide ensuring maximum availability of communications equipment. - Compiled, analyzed and presented; daily, weekly, and monthly metric data to all resort directors, resort general manager and resort owners on a regular basis to ensure proper forecasting of room price, staffing, and supply stock. - As resort dispatch; coordinated and directed all on site operations resort-wide ranging from customer relations, housekeeping, maintenance, and valet. - Managed all FOB (Freight on Board) Drop Point: shipping and receiving for mail and packages to and from entire Hotel and departments. - Managed and implemented on the job training program for over 15 new front office personnel in all tasks related to PBX operator. - Created resort "Daily Report" log to provide up to date information on guest information - Created resort "Maintenance" and tracking log to providing real time updates on all internal activity throughout resort - Created resort "Lost and Found" tracking log to reduce resort theft and ensure proper tracking of misplaced guest assets - Created and implemented internal resort guest profiles, personally authored over 1000 original guest profiles. - Posed as resort wide internal "Guest Services" phone line operator while concurrently acting as resort wide, external main line operator.
Sep 2013Sep 2013

Event Staff

NOAA Sea Grant Dockside Fish Market Tasting event
Volunteer for Sea Grant's Dockside Fish Market Tasting event. The event showcased multiple species of sustainable and local seafood raised, caught, and prepared all by local San Diego businesses. The event was held to gauge local interest in building a dockside Fish Market for San Diegan's to enjoy and to evaluate what species the local populous would predominantly enjoy if such a venue were available. - Provided assistance with set up and tear down of 13 stations, dining area, beverage area, and rotation of vendors. - Warm-fully welcomed, registered and signed in guests during event (nearly 350 in attendance). - Assisted guests with direction and crowd control ensuring only registered guests were in attendance for the event. - Ensured a high level of energy and customer service while interacting with guests. Smiling and open hand gestures were key in providing a welcoming and friendly experience to all guests. - Bused tables when guests left dining areas, and ensured trash was properly disposed at end of day. - Directed traffic and parking during vendor setup and incoming rush of attendees. - Maintained working background knowledge of the event to provide proper education along with atmosphere to guests when presented questions about food preparation, food origin, and general questions regarding the event. - Proactively stepped in to provide food preparation and plating for a vendor when an emergency occurred rendering their chef unavailable for the rest of the event's duration. - Acted as intermediary to event coordinator and staff to allow for expedited problem solving and multitasking. - Took charge over multiple issues as they arose throughout the day ranging from providing medical assistance to a park patron to refilling beverage station coolers.
Jan 2009Jan 2013

Aircraft Hydraulics Technician Shift Lead

United States Air Force
- Certified Air Force 7-level Supervisor and Airman Leadership School graduate - Special Operations Six Sigma LEAN Yellow Belt Certified - Handled approval of multiple daily, monthly, and yearly Purchase Orders to ensure proper supply for steady completion of projects for all unit members - Represented Hydraulic section of unit at yearly fiscal year budget meeting to project future needs, and overview past expenditures - Took charge of multiple budgets to include Parts, Travel and Labor each valued at over 1 million dollars, resulting in efficient usage of all resources and streamlining overall unit workflow - Served as a Project Manager for the implementation of a 2.2 Billion dollar Air Force wide Aircraft Brake overhaul ensuring completion three months ahead of installation deadline and full Aircraft readiness six months ahead of project end - Oversaw all maintenance operations on a rotating basis ensuring maximum project oversight around the clock - Maintained a high level of professionalism and interpersonal customer service skills when dealing with Pilots and various Flight Crew to expedite repairs and keep operations mission ready - Delegation of responsibilities to various members to ensure proper operations readiness with ability to adapt to unforeseen problems as they arise - Troubleshooting and personnel management to maintain operations readiness with shortest notice possible - Managed and coordinated all logistics for maintenance projects during shift according to FAA regulations - Creative Director for Renovation of Cannon Air Force Base's “Drop Zone,” resulting change from a recreation / dining center to a multipurpose sports lounge which included 15 foot bar extension, new flooring, control lighting, out door bar, patio with pool overflow, ceiling fans, and vaulted ceilings - Organized Grand re-opening of Cannon Air Force Base's “Drop Zone,” with the first ever “Drop Zone After Dark,” event with live music and performances
Jan 2008Jan 2009

Assistant Manager / Key Holder

Against All Odds
- Managed set up, delivery of stock, stockroom, floor layout and hiring for new store prior to opening. - Trained all employees on proper greeting and selling procedures also established store employee structure utilizing various shift, floor, sales, cashier and backroom supervisors. - Reviewed daily sales, managed petty cash safe and ensured proper customer interactions with all employees. - Monitored merchandise supply levels, tracked sales, overages, shortages, waste and shrinkage. - Would regularly open or close store, complete night cash count, deposits with bank and report sales to corporate headquarters. - Provided support for two other locations in the San Diego area by filling in and sending workers out during times of low staffing. - Delegated disciplinary action as well as promotions and rewards to all employees within the store. - Worked with Corporate level visual specialist to create, assemble, and tear down seasonal displays within the store. - Procured DJ to provide live music entertainment for customers through weekends.



Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS)

San Diego Mesa College

General studies

National University


Team Management
Procedure Manuals
Operating Budgets
Corporate Communications
Six Sigma
Purchase Orders
Lean Operations
Intelligence Analysis
Inventory Control
Operations Management
Leadership Development
National Security
Force Protection
Supervisory Experience
Administrative Work
Clerical Skills
Employee Training
Hospitality Management
Critical Thinking
Organizational Leadership
Military Training
Military Logistics
Microsoft Word
Operational Planning
Process Improvement
Customer Satisfaction
Military Operations
Microsoft Excel
Security Clearance
Cpr Certified
Military Experience
Project Management
Project Planning
Customer Service
Air Force