Resume

PROFILE:

Small business owner of Antique Mall, Bookstore and Coffee Shop under one roof. Very skilled in client and vendor relations; talented in building and maintaining partnerships with business and personal clients.

Highly experienced accounting manager, with over five years of accounts payable/receivable, Human Resources, Payroll and general QuickBooks background. Able to handle balancing of banking to QuickBooks, as well as reconciliation, taxes, new employee setup, Federal, State and Local Tax documentation and general business bookkeeping.

Highly creative and multi-talented designer with extensive experience in advertising, marketing and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

SOFTWARE SKILLS:

  • Macintosh OS 9 – 10.12 (As well as Darwin Unix)
  • Microsoft Windows 95 – Windows 10
  • Linux (Suse, Fedora, Debian, and derivatives)
  • Microsoft Office Suite/OpenOffice Suite
  • Adobe Creative Suite (And Open Source Variations)
  • Macromedia Freehand
  • Quark Express
  • MS Publisher/Adobe InDesign
  • FogBugz customer collaboration and bug tracking
  • Basecamp, Mindjet and Sage ACT.
  • Microsoft Money
  • QuickBooks 2018 Professional
  • Mac Specific: Coda, Rapidweaver, Sandvox,
  • CMS: WordPress, Joomla, Xoops and Drupal.
  • LAMP Stack (And Open Source Variations)
  • AutoCAD (And Open Source Variations – DraftSight)

CAREER DEVELOPMENT:

OWNER / OPERATOR – COWLEY ANTIQUE MALL & BOOK CAFE, September 2018 – Present

Manages day to day operations of the shop, as well as taking care of Human Resources, Daily Ledgers, Taxes and other paperwork related to owning a business. Oversees four employees to ensure smooth operation and to maximize friendliness of the environment. Orders and introduces new products and oversees social media marketing to make our customers aware of new product lines. Handles finances and bookkeeping for the business. Ensures that the environment is conducive to the comfort of the customer and establishes business to business relationships with vendors.

OFFICE MANAGER – MANUFACTURING FIRM, February 2013 – May 2019

Works with multiple office duties, including but not limited to: Inputting data, General office errands, Scheduling appointments, Researching necessary information, Report and document preparation, Accounts payable/receivable payroll and bookkeeping (Invoices and Purchase Orders), Performs filing, Data management, Drafting and editing office memos, Assist with all other office administrative duties, Workflow scheduling and planning, Project co-ordination, Assist clientele as they enter office and via phone, Maintenance of records, including cataloging, distribution, and record keeping, Digitization of paper documentation, Web site maintenance, Design of company stationary, business cards etc. Managing the daily operations of a demanding office environment.

WEB/GRAPHIC DESIGN – FLOYD ENTERPRISES, INC., December 2005 – Present

Aid in the creation of interactive web design and hard coding using html, PHP and CSS web scripting. Work with multiple Content Management Systems including WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and Xoops. Highly familiar with the LAMP Stack. Ensure that code was optimized and performed search engine optimization for multiple websites, as well as managing adword campaigns. Independently complete advertising layouts for major corporate accounts. Create and enhance interactive video ads. Provide attractive, efficient and compelling visuals. Extensive management and customer service experience. Keep general books and payroll accounting. Spearhead Internet Marketing and Web projects as a supervisor. Constant maintenance of client database to ensure continuous contact with clients as well as accurate and up to date information. Research for client in order to ensure search engine optimization, keywords, adwords and many other means of marketing to a target audience.

FIELD CASE MANAGER – MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, August 2012 – February 2013

Assist adults with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorders who are homeless to reconnect to services and resources, manage the symptoms of mental illness, sustain permanent housing and improve the quality of their lives. Engage consumers who are currently or recently homeless in a working relationship, assess personal strengths, resources, desires, needs and barriers related to specific life domains of independent living, vocational/educational, social support, leisure/recreational and health. Assist in developing short and long-term goals and work with consumer in accomplishing these goals. Collaborate with multidisciplinary treatment team to achieve goals. Complete documentation as required and apply policies and procedures of the agency according to specification

TARGETED CASE MANAGER – MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, March 2009 – July 2012

Experienced in working with and assisting children with severe emotional disabilities, as well as with children in SRS (now DCF) custody and in foster care placement. Work with parents and other care providers to ensure proper documentation, and to update Plan of Care and Treatment Plan documents. Experience aiding in leading group activities for children and have also done one on one attendant care with children in need of time away from home for the purpose of working on behavior issues, talking about trouble at home, and learning necessary social skills.

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma, Ellsworth, KS 1997
  • CNA Certificate, Great Bend, KS 1997
  • Master of Science (M.Sc) in Applied Linguistics, Quebec, Canada 2012
  • Currently working on Master of Engineering, Atlanta, GA (online courses)
  • Doctor of Intercultural Studies, Pasadena, CA, 2016

SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • Management training course                                    
  • Graphic Design apprenticeship
  • Customer Service and FogBugz CSA training
  • Completed a Kansas Highway Patrol instructed course for defensive driving multi passenger vehicles entitled “Coaching the Van Driver”
  • Completed Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training through CPI.
  • Certificates from Kids Training Team in the following:

Attendant Care, Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment, Target Case Management, Wrap Around Facilitation, Parent Support and Training, Community Transition Supports Tracks A and B, Employment Preparation and Support Tracks A and B, Respite Care, Community Based Services, Crisis Intervention, Independent Living/Skills Building, Guide to Behavior Toolbox, Can’t Versus Won’t: Working with Challenging Behaviors and Psycho-social Rehabilitation tracks A and B, Interactive Community Events certificate of completion, Community Based Service – Interactive Community Event (ICE) training certificate.

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