My Resume

Education

The University of St. Thomas 2006

Masters of Business Administration, International Business GPA 3.78

University of Houston                                                                                                                       

Bachelors of Business Administration, Management

Experience:

Creative Financial Staffing, July 2003 – Present

  • Branch Manager/Senior Managing Director, Accounting & Finance (2009 – Present)
  • Area Recruiting Director (2007 – 2009)
  • Branch Manager (2006 – 2007)
  • Senior Accounting & Finance Recruiter (2004 – 2006)
  • Marketing Consultant (2003 – 2004)

Achievements:

  • Personal (My Share) Production Billings History: 2004 – 165K; 2005 – 330K; 2006 – 445K; 2007 – 500K; 2008 – 410K; 2009 – 210K; 2010 – 387K; 2011 – 365K; 2012 – 350K; 2013 – 550K; 2014 – 621K; 2015 – 556K; 2016 – 531K; 2018 – 925K; 2019 – 470K
  • Temporary Billings Growth: 200 hours to 2200 hours  per week
  • Sales Growth: From 1.2 million to 5.6 million annually
  • President’s Club 2004, 2005
  • Chairman’s Club 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise up to 12 professional recruiters;
  • Hire and train temporary and permanent recruiters and sales staff
  • Identify potential markets and sectors to maximize business potential
  • Source to find the most qualified candidates for openings through resources and networks
  • Develop a strong knowledge of the client base, constantly assessing specific requirements
  • Work with management to define hiring needs and implement recruiting program
  • Weekly requirements include up to 100 cold calls, 7  face to face interviews and 3 client visits
  • Maintain job descriptions for each position
  • Interview and assesses potential candidates as well as coordinates interviews with hiring managers
  • Conduct phone and in-person interviews with candidates
  • Verify employment of current and previous employees in accordance with company policy

T.I.G. First Source, June 2001- June 2003

Senior Accounting & Finance Recruiter (2002 – 2003)

Junior Accounting & Finance Recruiter (2001 – 2002)

  • Billings 2002 – 155K; Billings 2003 – 71K (5 months)
  • Negotiated compensation packages and fee agreements
  • Prepared candidates and clients for the interviewing process
  • Composed effective job descriptions; advertised in local publications and Internet sites
  • Promoted to team lead and started management training program
  • Recruiter of the Quarter 2002 (Q2 and Q4)
  • Rookie of the Year 2002

Smoothie Island Juice Bar, Co. (Blimpie International, Inc.), May 1998 – May 2001

Director of Operations

Smoothie Island Juice Bar was a start-up venture owned by Blimpie International that was founded in 1999.

  • Established a corporation from a business plan to the inception
  • Oversaw the day-to-day operations of 6 store locations; supervised up to 25 employees
  • Responsible for all employment issues including hiring, termination, training, and payroll
  • Handled all new hire orientations; created an employee handbook
  • Developed the training program and operations manual
  • Maintained the following human resource records: I-9, Interview Evaluations,
  • Performance Appraisals, Absence Reports, Attendance Schedules, and Time Sheets
  • Helped organize various promotional events to advertise our product and service
  • Calculated weekly labor and food cost
  • Reviewed and analyzed all weekly sales, product mix, and hourly reports
  • Analyzed monthly financial reports

BI Concept Systems, Inc. (BLIMPIE International, Inc.)                                                            

Regional Account Coordinator 

  • » Processed equipment orders; submitted purchase orders to vendors
  • » Tracked shipment of equipment orders
  • » Maintained relations between the vendor community, franchisees, and franchisors

Skills

» Fluent in written and spoken German

Memberships

  • American Cancer Society – Victory Member – Big Board Auction Co-Chair, 2014, 2015  (2013 to Present)
  • University of St. Thomas Alumni Association Board of Directors – Cameron School of Business (2009 to 2011)
  • Zeta Tau Alpha Alumni Chapter (1998 to Present)
  • AIESEC Alumni (1998 to Present)
  • Greater Houston Partnership Ambassador (2004 to 2010)
  • Bauer College of Business Alumni Association (1998 to Present)
  • University of Houston Life Member
  • SHRM Member (Inactive)
  • Greater Houston Partnership Recruiting Talent Committee (2004, 2005)
  • Greater Houston Partnership Workforce Development Committee (2004, 2005)

Additional Training, Internships & Speaking Engagements

The University of Houston, Accounting Association –  Spring 2008

“Interview Preparation 101”

The University of St. Thomas, Panelist – Fall 2009

“How is the Economy Affecting the Job Market in Houston and Beyond?”

 Rice University Continuing Studies – Spring  2003

Human Resource Management: The Fundamentals

ON! Kommunikation, Cologne, Germany –  1997-1998                                                                           

AIESEC Internship; Administrative Assistant

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