Served as weekend concierge for a downtown high-rise condominium community of 278 families and 25 units that served as short-term guest housing for out-of-town business, political, musical and theatrical personnel.
*Provided hospitality, security and regular inspection of the building and grounds
*Served as on-site management,since the regular manager didn't work weekends
*Used excellentdiplomacy andnegotiating skills to make sure all residents and guests kept within the rules and guidelines that were set forth by the HOA board
Took over a failing seasonal retail store and cleaned up multiple serious issues
*Hired, trained and supervised a staff of eleven new employees
*Closed out the season with total sales of 27% over the store's quota
Served as part of a specially team that worked national trade shows with prof'l associations
*Introduced professionals to the American Express OPEN charge cards
*Persuaded attendees to apply for and use them in their practices/businesses
Designed, implemented and managed a children's reading program to help second and third grade children catch up to reading at grade level.
*Built the program to a total of 107 volunteers working in 23 elementary schools
*The results showed the students advanced 1.5-to-2.5 grades in reading skills
For three years I was consistently a sales leader in the marketing and sales of men's furnishings,
including custom-made suits as well as shoes and off-the-rack clothing. I assisted in opening
two new stores, helping to train and coach new salespeople to top customer service, and sales achievement.
Was hired to manage a 23-unit apartment community
*Kept the premises secure, clean and orderly
*Made sure all the units were rented, and maximized investor's return-on-investment
Lead Fundraiser.(Pro Bono Position)