Name, Address Phone, Email

Name, Address
Phone, Email
Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences – May 2006
Western Illinois University – Macomb, Illinois
Emphasis: Fashion Merchandising – Minor: Spanish – Overall GPA: 3.0/4.0
Model- The Department Store – New York, New York – December 2004 to present (seasonal part time)
Provide optimum service to customers in locating and selecting merchandise in addition to providing options in fashion and accessories
Managed aspects of store operations such as floor sets, point of sale, fitting rooms and visual displays back stocking and maintaining
store appearance
Sales Associate – Macy’s – New York, New York – December 2003 to August 2004 (seasonal part time)
Created in-store displays to maximize product marketability and appeal
Skilled in “up-selling” marketing of junior- miss apparel
Handled point of sale transactions and customer service
Von Maur – Bloomington, IL- January 2005
Toured headquarters and learned operations of e-commerce from web design to inventory management
Textile Science- Studied performance characteristics of textiles, recent developments in textile research; textile testing techniques; and
the significance of quality control textiles
Retail Math- Knowledgeable of math functions used in the fashion industry
Fashion Technology – Worked with Retail Pro and studied exploration of task management and technical applications in the fashion
Language – Fluent in speaking, reading and writing Spanish
Computing – Microsoft operating System, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Cashier – Walgreens – Bloomington, IL - July 2000 to August 2003 (part time)
Operated and balanced a computerized cash system
Brand Promoter – Budweiser – St. Louis, MO – August 2005 to present
Marketed products at special event promotions, increased sales by 20% in on quarter
Phi Sigma Kappa- national Sorority- Epsilon Omicron – September 2002 to present
Rho Gamma (Recruitment Counselor) – fall recruitment 2005 / Sisterhood Co-Chairman 2004-2005/ Ritual Chair 2003- 2004/ mentor and Tutor for
Mentor/Buddy Program 2003 to present/ Judicial Board Member 2002-2003
VAMO (Visual Apparel Merchandising Organization) 2002 to present
Student Orientation Staff Leader (SOS Leader) 2004 to present
Rho Lamda 2005 to present
President’s Retention Task Force – 2004
6 pack Soda Hand-Out: Encouraged incoming freshman not to partake in underage drinking
Western Illinois University: Participated in various on-campus volunteer efforts; Big Pink Volleyball for breast Cancer, Sheymus Relays, Take Back
the Night and Relay for Life
“Greek Idol” Philanthropy: raised over $1,200 for donations to various outlets