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Innovative entrepreneur and events and catering professional with years of experience in business development and management and years experience in the events industry. Proven proficiency in creating business and managing operations and finance. I am interested in growing my skill set in a collaborative work environment. 



Business Manager July – Present

Lucy Berry Bakeshop, Washington, DC

Created the concept for local bakeshop providing custom baked products for the events and catering industries. Grew clientele % in months through strategy of personalized customer service, social media outreach, and exceptional product placement. Consistently increased revenue by minimum % year over year for years. 

  • Conducted a business plan and strategy; developed a business model and actively pursued all aspects of business development. Manage all project timelines. 
  • Maintain organization's budget and monitor cost-effectiveness of operations. 
  • Implemented marketing and social media strategy that raised clientele by % within one year. 
  • Measure and analyze metrics to create future strategy and continue to increase growth. 
  • Worked to create strategic partnerships with catering and events companies to grow business and increase revenue by at least % each year. 
  • Created business website with point-of-sale system to facilitate ease of contact and reach of business information for current and future clientele.  
  • Communicated with clients to identify and formulate their requirements. Conceptualized custom designs for products for various high end events in the DC area. 
  • Coordinated production and delivery of all orders with the highest standard of excellence. 


Meetings and Events Manager July - May

American Feed Industry Association, Arlington, VA 

  • Managed all meeting registration-relate functions: set-up, support, and management of registration technology system for + events annually with budgets from $, - $,. 
  • Executed fundraising strategy for events with over $, in sponsorship funds. Established and managed budget, selected vendors, and oversaw collateral production. 
  • Utilize CRM to effectively manage event attendee databases and marketing. 
  • Delivered post-event financial analysis and work with controller to ensure accurate reconciliation of event expenses and net profit post-event.
  • Maintained calendar of events for effective long-term planning and management.


Meetings and Events Manager August - July

Society of Wine Educators, Washington, DC 

  • Executed all elements of annual conference. Grew attendance and revenue by % in first two years. 
  • Defined fundraising strategy, established and managed budget, selected vendors and worked to grow sponsorship opportunities. Increased sponsorship by %.  
  • Executed, reviewed, and negotiated all proposals and contracts for event site selection. Served as key decision maker in all event site selection. 
  • Planned and organized one-day conferences annually for members across the United States. 


Sales Associate August - September

The Container Store, Washington, DC and Houston, TX

  • Greeted customers in a welcoming manner and assisted with questions. Served customers by helping them select products. Encouraged sales through engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge. 
  • Appointed as location mentor to train new hires in sales, service, and operations.


Adjunct Professor, English Department August - August

Lone Star College, Houston, TX and Tomball, TX 

  • Taught courses in Writing and Composition per semester representing - students. 
  • Developed course curriculum – including content, lectures, presentations, projects, and examinations.



MA English Literature / Georgetown University, Washington, DC May

BA English Literature / University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX May



Food Safety Manager Certification, Cvent, Salesforce, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Lightroom, Market Research, Brand Management

Strategic Planning & Execution,  Team Leadership, New Product Development, Marketing Strategy, Improving Efficiency, Budgeting