Award winning leadership skills, with extensive experience managing and
mentoring diverse groups with consistent success. Passionate about helping
people achieve their dreams by creating stable, positive and productive
environments to increase business productivity.
Summary of Qualifications
· 16 years of experience coordinating events. · Well-organized, self-motivated individual with ability to rapidly learn new tasks. · 14 year track record for consistently meeting goals and delivering a high level of job performance. · Strong networking abilities and utilization of resources. · Proven ability to build strong customer/client relationships. · 9 years’ experience implementing marketing strategies and branding.
Bellingham Film Festivals July 2012 - Present
Overseas all aspects of website and manages volunteer authors and editors.
Facilitates all events associated with Bellingham Film Festivals.
Hand Crank Films July 2012 - Present
Line Producer | Production Manager
Work with client and director to ensure all elements of production are in place.
Production Designer | Art Director
Work with Director to create overall look and feel of film.
Manage all aspects of the Art Department.
Work with pre-production team to define talent needs.
Recruit actors for films.
Host casting calls.
Manage talent on set.
Washington State Studio Network January 2013 – May 2014
Plans, oversees, and manages all aspects of Bleedingham Film Festival, an annual horror short film festival.
ServiceMASTER Clean August 2010-December 2012
Clean commercial and medical facilities.
Build relationships with clients.
Assist in training new employees.
Center for Expressive Arts & Experiential Education September 2009 – April 2010
Developed internal policies, procedures and contracts.
Managed all aspects of private party/event rentals and scheduled classes.
Worked independently and with local organizations to plan monthly and weekly community events.
Mentored 10 independent educators to help develop and market their programs.
Facilitated local meetings to combine resources and identify needs in the community.
Booked new local artists each month.
Organized events for the monthly Downtown Gallery Walks.
Great Links Resorts January 2007 – April 2009
Employee of the month for two months consecutively.
The ability to connect and persuade customers, through booking appointments for timeshare tours.
Traveled the state representing the company at trade shows and events.
Whatcom Community College – Activities Committee March 2007 – March 2008
Chair of Activities Committee
Led, managed and mentored a committee of 8- 15 college students and advised students/clubs on planning events.
Booked talent and lectures for weekly shows, as well as developing promo pieces for these events.
Solely organized an art show with a silent auction.
Attended weekly WCC Student Government meetings. Participated in meetings with departments, clubs, schools, businesses and organizations and increase communication between these groups.
Organized the first ASWCC student-wide survey.
Whatcom Community College September 2007 – March 2008
Worked independently and in a team for events at WCC. Positions: team member, building manager, tech, cashier.
For one event I single handedly filled in for the Lighting tech while still maintaining my original position of building manager for a circus performance with a staff of one.
Consumer Vision 2003 – 2005
Imputing results from surveys in order to meet complex qualifications.
Calling clients and filling out surveys to see if they qualify for focus groups.
Going out to the community to recruiting people for focus groups on short notice and qualifying them on the spot.
Interviewer/ Focus Group Leader
Interviewing clients about products, in order to gain information on product marketing and design.
OSSTF District 12 Status of Women Award for Positive Community Impact. 2004
Patricia L. Monk Award for Student Leadership.2004
Sears Festival Award for Distinctive Merit 2004
Western Washington University, B.A. Humanities and Social Science Major: Non-Profit Business Management Minor: International Business Accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
Whatcom Community College, AA in Arts and Sciences
Volunteer and Internships
Makshift October 2013 - Present
Help Coordinate their annual Haunted House.
Womencare Shelter (Domestic Abuse) September 2011 - Present
Member of the fund development committee
Created a database and developed a tracking system for current and potential grants within the organization and wrote letters of intent for 8 grants.
Youth Outreach Club (Western Washington University Club) September 2011 - 2013
Advise club leaders and organized an annual winter clothing drive.
Amy’s Place… for Youth (Old Town Christian Ministries) October 2009 – May 2011
Developed a volunteer intake system, training program, ongoing educational workshops and facilitate volunteer meetings.
Worked with director to establish branding, graphic designs, newsletters, fundraising and marketing strategies.
Bellingham Theatre Guild August 2010 – October 2010
Managed Facebook page resulting in increased traffic to both their Facebook page and website.
Created a new history section of their website and aided in tech support for historian’s lectures.