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WHAT I DO

I challenge what was and create what is.

 

I think outside of the box and offer a unique perspective, pushing the limits to encourage positive change. Life is not stagnant, and what we do in life should not be either. I am passionate about events because they are creating constant challenges. Creativity and innovation are so important to me because they are needed to overcome these challenges. Learn more about what I do.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

BANQUET MANAGER

Toledo Club
October 2018 - Present

At the Toledo Club, I oversee the effective execution of banquet events with upwards of 250 guests. I have experience with several banquet functions spanning informal, semi-formal and formal. These functions have been a wide range of buffets, cocktail parties, conferences, formal dinners, receptions, special events, themed banquets, traditional events, and weddings.

STUDENT TOUR COORDINATOR

BGSU Office of Admissions
November 2017 - March 2019

In the Office of Admissions, I assisted in managing the Tour Guide Program. I not only created and led presentations for our monthly staff meetings, but I was actively involved in the hiring process. Beyond my daily responsibilities and maintaining open communication, I gave a helping hand in scheduling personalized visits for prospective students and their guests.

HEAD COACH

Mason Water Moccasins
December 2015 - August 2017

As the Head Coach of the Mason Water Moccasins, I was able to give back to my community and the team that started my swimming career. I served as the primary contact for all internal and external communication. Together, with a team of dedicated parents and coaches, we grew the program's size by 37.5 percent in 2016 and by 110 percent in 2017.

 

EVENT INTERN & SERVER

Caper's Restaurant and Bar

September 2017 - June 2018

My employment with Caper's Restaurant and Bar began solely with serving. Within 3 months, I took on the responsibilities of coordinating, scheduling, and planning events in conjunction with the serving position. I led many events including birthday parties, retirement parties, graduation parties, and wedding rehearsals. I also coordinated several restaurant-wide events, as discussed further in my portfolio.

CAMPUS TOUR GUIDE

BGSU Office of Admissions
January 2017 - November 2017

I began my involvement with the BGSU Office of Admissions as a Campus Tour Guide. As a Campus Tour Guide, I recruited, advocated for, inspired, served, and educated all prospective students and their guests leading 90-minute interactive walking tours. I staffed several university-wide events including large visits days and commencement ceremonies.

ASSISTANT COACH

Mason Water Moccasins
March 2013 - December 2015

Coaching for the Mason Water Moccasins started for me at the age of 16.  I began working as an Assistant Coach to primarily 8-year-old and younger swimmers. The head coach entrusted me in creating practices, lineups, and serving as the primary contact for the younger swimmers and their families. I developed positive relationships with parents and members of the community, which led to my promotion of Head Coach.

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