Dan Ryan
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Fast learning, flexible, hard worker that performs outstandingly well as part of a team or solo with a past history of sales excellence, exemplary customer service, and leadership skills that win... show more

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Work experience
Best Buy
Sales Associate

Responsible for daily face to face interactions with customers, product knowledge
in multiple departments, processing sales at POS, enrolling customers in Rewards
Program and/or new Credit Card, down stocking, making and maintaining
accurate price tags, theft prevention, and more.


Best Buy
Merchandising Associate

Responsible for unloading trucks, placing product on the sales floor according to
planogram, merchandising products accurately according to planogram, inventory
count integrity, ordering new product as needed, ensuring old product is removed
as needed, strictly adhering to release dates, producing accurate signage,
securing appropriate products, and more.

Nick's Uptown Lounge
Co-Manager, Head of Security

Responsible for hiring/training/schedule/payroll of ~20 employees, inventory
maintenance/ordering of all dry goods and all consumables, daily cash deposits,
high volume bar duties, ensuring secure environment for employees and 300+
patrons, light maintenance and cleaning, private party planning, liaison with local
police/politicians/media, and more near Wrigley Field.

Twisted Spoke/Bone Daddy
General Manager

Responsible for hiring/training/schedule/payroll of ~20 front of house employees
and ~20 back of house employees, inventory maintenance/ordering of all dry
goods and all consumables, bartender, waiter, busboy, food runner, cook, light
maintenance and cleaning, private party planning, liaison with local
police/politicians/media, and more near the United Center.

AWARDS ACHIEVEMENTS:

2018 Achievers Status Best Buy: Awarded for excellence in sales, I was the
top sales person in my department in one of six national regions

2011 Present Best Buy: Consistently scored top sales numbers in the store
and region every month

2003 Nick's Uptown Lounge: Assisted Chicago Police Department in an Internal
Affairs investigation of off duty officers abusing their authority

1999 Four Forks from Chicago Tribune Twisted Spoke: First non-fine dining
restaurant to receive the Chicago Tribune's highest rating

Education
Illinois State University
Bachelors, English