Professional Experience

Marshall Painting, Inc., Rochester, MN (2006-Present)
Operations Manager

Oversee core business and operational development functions within manufacturing operations. Supervise staff and direct systems implementation to support major contracts with Weis Builders, Knutson Construction, McGough Construction, Market & Johnson, Alvin E. Benike, and Mayo Clinic and challenged to initiate improvements for under-performing areas.

Senior Level Management Support- Create and manage books containing to pertinent information for major accounts enabling the owner to confidently keep track of customer programs.

PCA International, LLC. Rochester, MN (2001-2003)
Photographer/ District Manager

* Ran and organized multiple studio locations for the company.
* Hired and trained new employees not only on sales but trained them on their photographic techniques as well.
* In charge of all managerial duties along with full reign of creative direction as well.
* Traveled to other locations to help get their studios in order and do inventory control.
* Maintained good relationships with our biggest contractors being sure to provide quality service.

Creative Expressions, Rochester, MN (1999-2000)
Professional/Artistic framer

Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI (1997)

* Teaching Assistant
* Preparation of lesson plans
* Oversaw students
* Instructed drawing classes
* Evaluated student projects


* Rochester Community and Technical College, Rochester, MN (2004-2006)
AA Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2006

* Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (1998-1999)
Liberal Arts

* Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (1996-1998)
Fine Arts

Specialized Training and Accomplishments

* Student Foreign Exchange Program Madrid, Spain
Cultural and Historical study of Spain (1995)

* National Art Honor Society, New Jersey Branch
President (1995-1996)

* Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Post-secondary training (1996)

* Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Pre-college Program (1995)

* Robert Glasek, Nyack, New York
Private Art Instruction (1990-1997)

Proficient in software applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, QuickBooks and Outlook.
For Mac: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design

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