I am a graduate of San Francisco State University with a B.S. in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration and I am seeking new opportunities to expand my knowledge with an established outdoor retail company. I am interested in a career where my merchandising skills, managerial experience and knowledge in the outdoor, action and fitness retail industry will be valuable. I am an action sports, fitness and outdoor enthusiast and I strive to maintain interconnectedness with my interests, passions, and future life goals. My management style is to leading by example to inspire and guide a great team of employees to maximize their own performance. I know the value of providing customers with a genuine and memorable experience, which I find vital to building a strong customer base. More importantly, I have enhanced and left a positive impression on each company’s reputation I have been employed with, keeping existing customers satisfied through building clientele and transforming first-time buyers into loyal and repeat purchasers. I am also well versed in retail operations holding positions in sales, as a Supervisor (Key Holder), Department Lead and an Assistant Manager and simultaneously active as a visual merchandiser. I have assisted with the openings of five different retail stores for three different companies and have also assisted with recruiting and hiring new talent. I enjoy having numerous responsibilities because I believe it challenges one’s abilities and enables personal and professional growth. As your employee I can bring prior knowledge, skills and ten years of experience in the industry to your company. I have Great work ethic; reliability and my ability to multi-task at a highly productive and efficient rate give me pride in my work.