Don Bigelow

Don Bigelow

Management and Sales Professional

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I am a very focused and driven person that always gives everything possible. I am a problem solver, a person who does not mind getting his hands dirty and jumping right in to a challenging situation to seeing the task through until completion. I am a very detail oriented person with a strong work ethic. I have the experience needed and have proven myself a valuable asset time and time again in the past. I am currently looking for a position to work with like minded people who enjoy active healthy lifestyles. I am a very active participant with many non profit organizations introducing surfing as therapy or treatment to children with genetic disorders or illness. I have been a surf instructor and volunteer with the Mauli Ola Foundation for over 6 years and have participated in events nationwide. Other organizations I have been a participant with are Surfers Healing, Life Rolls On, Make a Wish, A Walk on Water, Project Save Our Surf and Urban Surf 4 Kids. I also recently had the opportunity to oversee and run the summer surf camp in San Clemente with Volcom's Summer Soul Surf Camp this summer I enjoy working independently or with others in a team atmosphere, staying on task to implement strategies and achieve the results needed. I have the vision and attitude to look at a situation with a positive proactive outlook that benefits those involved. I have 25 years’ experience in sales and management with much of that time in financial sales. I currently hold a CA Real Estate Broker’s License, and in the past also held a General Contractors Class B License. Volunteer activities. Volunteer surf instructor with several nonprofit organizations for children with terminal or genetic disorders. Non Profits Include: Mauli Ola Foundation, A Walk on Water, Urban Surf 4 Kids, Life Rolls On, Surfers Healing, PSOS, Make a Wish Foundation. Board Member & outside promotions coordinator for the Project Save Our Surf organization 2010 -Current. Surfboard Shaper and Instructor, Photography, Abstract Artwork, Painting, Cooking and 38+ years surfing and teaching others.

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