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Summary

Resourceful financial and operations manager skilled in organization, financial planning and public relations. Extensive experience in budgeting, financial reporting, facilities oversight and investments management.

Highlights
  • CPA certification
  • Public Accounting experience
  • Banking and contract management
  • Human resource development
  • Institutional mission leadership
  • Nonprofit governance management
  • Debt and risk management
  • Higher education compliance experience 
Accomplishments
  • Obtained financing for $16 million building renovation project, tracked monthly cash flows and determined draws on line of credit.
  • Trained 13 branch accountants in installing and using new accounting software.
  • Updated investment and financial policies.
  • Oversaw hiring of an advising company for a 401(k) plan to ensure ERISA compliance.
  • Created participative and transparent budgeting process.
  • Resolved ongoing tensions among accounting, academic and advancement personnel.
  • Initiated revenue enhancements and cost reductions.
  • Improved financial reporting to management and to the board.
  • Guided all financial aspects of a merger.
  • Developed new and profitable programs.
Experience
Chief Financial and Operating Officer, 11/2017 to 06/2018 Greater KC LINC, Inc. Kansas City, MO
  • Supervised all financial and accounting functions of this nonprofit, reporting directly to president.
  • Managed $20 million operating budget.
  • Oversaw federal and state contracts, ensuring compliance.
  • Managed human resources including payroll of 120 full-time and 500 part-time employees.
  • Along with the president worked with legal counsel in various matters. 
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, with commentary and variance analysis, for the finance committee and the board.
  • Managed staff of 10, including government contracts, human resources and accounting.
  • Collaborated with controller and auditors during preliminary and year-end 401(k) and financial statement audit processes.​​
 
 
Chief Financial Officer, 02/2015 to 10/2017 Saint Paul School of Theology Overland Park, Kansas
  • Supervised all financial and accounting functions of this nonprofit, reporting directly to president.
  • Served as Director of Human Resources, IT and Facilities.
  • Managed $5 million operating budget and $30 million investment portfolio.
  • Worked with legal counsel in financial and compliance matters.
  • Managed relationships with bankers, investment advisors and insurance brokers.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, with commentary and variance analysis, for senior management and for the board. 
  • Managed finance staff of two and director of financial aid.
  • Negotiated contracts with major vendors and office space lessor.
  • Ensured financial compliance with Department of Education and accrediting bodies.
  • Collaborated with controller and auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.

Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer, 07/2011 to 08/2014 Jesuits of the New Orleans Province New Orleans, LA
  • Supervised all financial and accounting functions of this nonprofit, reporting directly to president.
  • Managed $9 million operating budget and $75 million investment portfolio. 
  • Provided financial management of a 30-bed elderly care facility.
  • Worked with legal counsel in financial and real estate matters.
  • Prepared interim financial statements, with commentary and variance analysis, for the board.
  • Managed finance staff of 3 and 13 branch accountants spread over several states.
  • Provided financial information for grant proposals and subsequent reporting.
  • Ensured compliance with loan and federal tax credit covenants.
  • Managed all properties and represented company in all real estate transactions.
  • Collaborated with controller and auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.
Assistant Dean in School of Business, 07/2005 to 01/2011 Fordham University New York City, NY
  • Directed international studies, including study abroad programs, International Business Specialization and Global Business Club.
  • Designed, staffed and administered new study programs at Fordham London Centre, including budgeting.
  • Revised and updated overhead allocation system for London Centre.
  • Served as academic advisor to 400 students.
  • Taught finance and accounting courses.
Other Experience
Merrigan & Associates Kansas City, MO Local public accounting firm Senior Staff
  • Worked at firm for three years and then returned to school.
  • Supervised audits of small and medium sized companies. Clients included banks, nonprofits and manufacturers.
  • Prepared personal and corporate tax returns, including Form 990 for nonprofit clients.
  • Compiled periodic financial statements.
  • Consulted with clients about financial and tax matters.
Ernst & Young Kansas City, MO International public accounting firm Staff Auditor
  • Worked for firm for a year and then moved to Merrigan & Associates.
  • Performed audits of medium and large sized companies, mainly in manufacturing and financial services.
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Education
Master of Science: Finance Saint Louis University St. Louis, MO
Master of Divinity: Theology Santa Clara University Berkeley, CA
BSBA - Accounting Major: Business Administration Creighton University Omaha, NE
Other Skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, QuickBooks, MS Dynamics and Banner Software.
  • Conversant in Spanish.
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Summary

Skilled Chef with culinary expertise and over 12 years experience facilitating success in all facets of the restaurants. Detail oriented while managing daily operations relating to food, kitchen personnel, and activity. Adept at preparing and plating food in high energy fast-paced kitchens. Seeking to bring managerial skills along with superb food preparation in collaboration with an established kitchen.

Highlights
  • High volume production
  • Strong expediting capabilities
  • Consistent BEO involvement
  • Inventory management familiarity
  • Sous-vide technique
  • Strong butchery skills
  • ServSafe certified
  • Staff development / training
Experience
Specialty Chef
September 2018 to Current
Disneyland Resort Anaheim, CA
  • Created new menu items, managed food expenses and supervised quality to ensure adherence to standards
  • Trained culinary staff on proper cooking techniques, increasing productivity and boosting workflow within kitchen
  • Oversaw hiring, training and development of kitchen employees
  • Coordinated and executed menu planning, recipe development and daily restaurant operations
  • Considered seasonal product pricing and availability in development of promotional dishes and menu selections
  • Worked with vendors to locate optimal recipe ingredients at cost-effective rates
  • Created recipes, incorporating various techniques, to build flavor and unique visual appeal.
Sous Chef
December 2016 to September 2018
Sage Restaurant Aria Casino & Resort Las Vegas, NV
  • Ensured smooth kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving
  • Expertly administered set up performed initial preparation for all stations ensuring a variety of palatable and visually appealing dishes
  • Coordinated food and servers to ensure quality in fast-paced environment
  • As a restaurant which prides in it's ever-changing contemporary menu with global influences, given the opportunity to work with unconventional year-round produce
  • Scheduled kitchen staff according to demand patterns
SOUS CHEF
January 2015 to December 2016
Marriott Marquis & Marina San Diego, CA
  • Overlooked and assisted several outlets within resort
  • Created new menus and recipe guides for staff
  • Ordered and maintained produce for everyday use while identifying opportunities to increase revenue.
  • Expedited dishes in timely manner coordinating food with line cooks and servers
SOUS CHEF
February 2012 to January 2015
Sage Restaurant Aria Casino & Resort Las Vegas, NV
  • Ensured smooth kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving
  • Managed labor and direct operating expenses
  • Built and fostered team environment while teaching my cooks proper cooking techniques and skills, including butchering meat and fish while maximizing product.
  • Scheduled kitchen staff according to demand patterns
LINE COOK
May 2011 to February 2012
Wynn Casino & Resort - Stratta Restaurant/ Bartolotta Restaurant Las Vegas, NV
  • Executed hot appetizers, grill and pantry stations by creating portions of entrees
  • Created exceptional menu items which were executed with precision in hot appetizers, grill, and pantry stations
  • Prepared fresh ingredients while consistently keeping a clean, organized, and safe work space.
  • Worked well under a fast-paced environment for a high volume restaurant
SOUS CHEF
May 2009 to April 2011
Fiore Steakhouse- Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort San Diego, CA
  • Created daily specials and provided their description, ingredients and flavors to the front of house. 
  • Supervised culinary staff as they prepped and prepared dishes. 
  • Responsible for prep by maintaining food inventory and setting up various stations.
  • Kept track of the ordering of all fresh produce and proteins in-house ensuring their stock through the night and the following day.
LINE COOK
April 2007 to May 2009
Fiore Steakhouse - Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort San Diego, CA
  • Worked pantry station, creating a variety of appetizers and desserts.
  • Managed the sauté station, producing portions of the sides and entrees.
  • Expedited, keeping stringent track of all incoming orders and checking for their accuracy.
  • Oversaw prep by maintaining inventory of food and set up of various stations.
Education
Patisserie and Baking 2006 | Culinary 2007 LE CORDON BLEU COLLEGE OF CULINARY ARTS Pasadena, CA
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Summary
High-energy Supervisor/Bartender focused on promoting customer satisfaction through exceptional service. Courteous and professional with a great sense of humor.
Skills
  •  Responsible
  •  Team player
  •  Organized
  •  Fluent in English
  •  Event Planning
  •  Listening Skills
  •  Hospitality Expertise
  • Staff management
Experience
Lenbrook Assisted Living | Atlanta, GA Supervisor/Bartender 08/2014 - Current

-Supervise 20 employees

-Train new employees

-Organizes workflow and ensure the employees understand their duties/delegated tasks

-Set goals for performance and deadlines in ways that comply with the company's plans and vision

-Maintain acceptance of "Rite Rewards" by being nominated by residents/co-workers

Foodstaff of Atlanta | Atlanta, GA Server/Shift Lead 05/2012 - 08/2015
-Ensure customers have an enjoyable dining experience
-Provided quality customer 
-Directed employees through their daily routines and interacted with customers
-Maintain clean and organized work environment
Fuddruckers | Alexandria, VA Shift Leader/ Prep Cook 02/2003 - 05/2005
-Created staff schedules
-Hosted parties
-Worked the food line 
-Inventory
- Prepared cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat
-Maintained a clean and orderly kitchen 
Lenbrook Sqaure | Atlanta, Georgia Line Prep Cook 08/2015 - Current
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries
Education and Training
Oxon Hill High | | Oxon Hill, MD, 20745 2004 -Completed general studies
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Summary

I have a high level of energy, work hard, and work well with others.  I Have great customer service skills, a great work ethic, and have great attention to detail.  I'm a team player and consistently meet and exceed my work expectations. 

Accomplishments
  • I received a letter from my district manager at Safeway thanking me for my world class customer service.
  • I was promoted to Head Night Stocker after only working on the night crew for 1 year.
  • At Qdoba I reached the Master Cook position, and was the one certified at my store.
  • I became a Lead at Columbia Distributing within a year with the company
  • Built and Launched a brand Cliff-Side Cannabis Co. from the ground up and increased overall accounts by 40% within 6 months
Experience
Merchandiser
June 2019 to Current
Columbia Distributing Kent, WA
  • Work truck loads, rotate product, keep back stock organized
  • Face shelves before leaving each account
  • Maintain relationships with accounts
  • Lead the Shoreline, North Seattle pod
  • Help train new employees
  • Direct crew to necessary accounts
  • Oversaw 2-5 employees depending on the day
Head Sales Rep/ Delivery Driver
December 2017 to June 2019
G & S Greenery Arlington, WA
  • Count, package, and deliver orders
  • Build and maintain long term relationships with clients
  • Maintained 100% accuracy with order, went over 1 year without a missed or returned order
  • Ensure all products met all WSLCB requirements
  • Assisted with training all other marketing/ delivery staff
  • Manifested, Labeled, Weighed, organized, scheduled, and processed orders on a daily basis
  • Represent our Brand at Vendor and Marketing events, and interact with consumers
  • Helped build and launch Cliff-Side Cannabis Co. brand
  • Doubled our sales marketing territory in 2018
  • Increased client accounts by 40%
  • Up sold new products/ strains to new and old clients
  • Etc. Admin tasks
Lead Merchandiser
April 2016 to December 2017
Columbia Distributing Kent, Wa
  • Work loads, rotate stock and keep back stock organized
  • Direct crew to the necessary accounts
  • Teach and train new employees
  • Face product before leaving each account
  • Oversaw 5-20 employees depending on the day
  • Maintain relationships with accounts
  • Oversaw Kirkland, Bellevue, and Redmond
  • Promoted to lead within a year
Master Cook
April 2015 to April 2016
Qdoba Mexican Eats Bothell, WA
  • Worked as a line server, serving customers prepping food and cleaning the line
  • Learned all the prep work very quickly and was promoted to cook
  • Cooked all the food for the store and maintained a clean work environment
  • Never failed an audit 
  • Obtained a food handlers permit
  • Got my Master Cook certificate when mastered all of the cooks duties
  • Worked effectively with fellow team members in fast-paced and intense environments.
Courtesy Clerk/Helper Clerk/Night Crew
November 2011 to January 2015
Safeway Bothell Seattle, Wa
  • Worked at the Bothell Safeway as a courtesy clerk getting carts, bagging groceries, and keeping the store clean.
  • Promoted to helper clerk and worked day stock and help out with various responsibilities.
  • Then I was moved to night crew and became an order writer and ran the night crew on occasion.
  • After about a year on night crew I was transferred to work at a store in Seattle as the Head Night Stocker.
Education and Training
High School Diploma : 2013 Bothell High School Bothell, Wa, United States
Skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Detail organized
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Quick learner
  • Team player