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International Academy of Design and Technology; Troy, MI
Associate of Fine Arts: Fashion Design
July 2004-September 2005
American Intercontinental University; London, England
Study Abroad Program: Fashion Design
April 2005-June 2005
Western Michigan University; Kalamazoo, MI Haworth College of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A): Marketing
Career Related Courses: International Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Fashion Merchandising, Clothing Construction, Pattern Drafting, Textiles, Fashion Sketching, Draping, Fashion Design, Fashion Styling
Office Manager/Agency Directer,RGA Model Management, Farmington Hills, MI. Dec 07-current
Book and manage talent pool of over 200 models around the U.S.
Educate spokesmodels on how to represent and sell clients services to the best of their ability.
Maintain accounts receivable and payable for agency weekly using QuickBooks.
Prepare and submit marketing proposals to potential clients featuring advantages of using a Lead Generation program.
Public Relations Coordinator, Neiman Marcus, Troy, MI. September 05-December 07
Assist Public Relations Manager with tasks related to store events, press coverage, media relations, store communications and community and customer relationship building.
Coordinate all event elements, including catering, model bookings, entertainment and rentals.
Conduct and style fashion oriented events including luncheon fashion chats and runway styled affairs.
Manage an organized budget-keeping system and report ROI results to corporate Public Relations and department managers.
Internship/Production Assistant, Fake London, London, England. April 05-June 05
Created first prototypes and final showroom samples for mens and womens A/W 2005 collections.
Prepared and assembled cashmere appliqués and patches.
Hand and machine sewed embellishments and customized sample pieces.
Contributed to design development by using color theory tactics.
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Barnes Industries, Madison Heights, MI. July 04-April 05
Controlled phone lines throughout the company.
Recorded data into company system on a daily basis.
Entered daily time tickets for all employees.
Account Executive, Mary Pantely & Associates, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Jan 04-July 04
Generated and maintained client base via prospecting and cold-calling.
Managed and developed design and art work preparation for current clients.
Introduced new advertising packages to consumers resulting in higher customer education.
Prepared and presented proposals to customers showing cost saving analysis and demographic advantages.