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Dynamic, experienced and problem solutions-focused Event Management professional with 14years experience in events planning and oversight of facilities rental business. Collaborate with clients to design and deliver memorable and exciting events planning and execution projects and provide budget oversight and staff management. Expert at fostering and sustaining client relations and assessment of event requirements and providing superior customer service and support. Seek an Event Management position where poise and professionalism, event knowledge and expertise are held at a premium for a world-class organization poised for phenomenal growth.

Core Competencies

 Foster Client Relations/Retention
 Communications / Event Planning
 Event Logistics and Delivery
 Vendor Relations/Negotiations
 Cost Containment Strategies
 Budget/Revenue Controls
 Transportation/Recreation
 Fortune 500 Convention Services
 Client Acquisition / Retention
 Cross Industry Vendor Collaboration

Dallas Park and Recreation Department, Dallas • TX 1998 – Present
Events and Reservations Manager
Oversee all facets of Event Management and oversight for facilities comprising 408 parks, 361 athletic fields, 48 recreation centers, 22 community pools, and rental facilities at White Rock Lake. Provide facilities and event oversight for weddings, receptions, reunions, and other functions requiring various facility services. Also, serve as Center Manager of Churchill Recreation Center and provide planning of recreational programs and activities. Perform all administrative functions that include budget administration for more than $50K and provide management, training and mentorship to 6 personnel.
Dallas Baptist University, Dallas • TX 1999 – 2001
Adjunct Professor
Provided instruction in Jazzercise as adjunct professor in the kinesiology department and discussed proper eating habits and the importance of keeping an active lifestyle.
Dallas Independent School District • TX 1997 – 1998
Physical Education Teacher
Provided P.E. training and education at Lida Hooe Elementary School instructing K-6 grades that included 900 adolescents. Conducted after school programs that included intramural sports, drill team, and a performing dance group Recognized as Teacher of the Year.
Liberty Heights Retirement Community, Colorado Springs • CO 1991 – 1997
Activity/Fitness Director
Provided activity and fitness training at a retired military officers retirement community, providing coordination of activities focused on fitness and recreation. Awarded Employee of the Month 2 years running.
The Dance Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs • CO 1991 – 1997
Dance Instructor
Successfully taught ballet, tap, and jazz to adolescents, adults, and actively participated in national competitions with 2 performing groups—placing 1st at every contest

Colonial Columns Health Care Center, Colorado Springs • CO 1991 – 1992
Activity Director
Performed overall activities direction for full service health care center and focused on exercise and entertaining and fun activities. Earned Certification in National Activity Director and Arthritis Foundation certified in the PACE and JOINT EFFORTS program.

YMCA, Colorado Springs • CO 1991 – 1992
Providing key instruction in the following areas: Arthritic Water Exercise, Water Exercise, Jazzercise, and lifeguarding.

Our Lady of the Rockies Catholic School, Colorado Springs • CO 1991 – 1992
Physical Education Teacher
Taught physical education and coordinated the after school recreation program for grades K – 9 at parochial private school, with enrollment of 150 children. Developed interesting and fun P.E. programs that captured the interest and participation of adolescents and provided a successful exercise program.

(Details available upon request)

Recreation Leader – Dallas Park and Recreation Department, Dallas, TX; Dance / Physical Education Teacher – Dallas Independent School District, Dallas, TX; Center Manager – Dallas Park and Recreation Department, Dallas, TX; Jazzercise Instructor – Jazzercise, Inc., Dallas, TX; Recreation Leader – Dallas Park and Recreation Dept., Dallas, TX; Secretary – East Texas State University Business Dept., Commerce, TX; After School Coach – Dallas Independent School District, Dallas, TX; Summer Recreation Leader – Dallas Park and Recreation Department


Graduate study in Recreation Administration (1982 – 1984) 16 credit hours
North Texas State University, Denton • TX
B.S., Elementary Education and Physical Education – 1976
East Texas State University, Commerce • TX
Gerontology Certificate – University of Colorado at Colorado Springs • CO – 1996

American Heart Association Award-1981-1984
American Red Cross Award-1980 │Dallas Park and Recreation Hall of Fame-1980
Innovative Team Project Award-Dallas Park and Recreation Department-1983
Employee of the Month-Dallas Park and Recreation Department-1982, 1986, 1990
Most Valuable Player Award-Liberty Heights Retirement Community-1996
Teacher of the Year-DISD-1997 │Jazzercise Pam Mader Spirit Award-1999
Third Mile Award-1992 │Professional Achievement Award-Dallas Park and Recreation-2010/2011

Water Safety Instructor │Senior Fitness Instructor │National Activity Director │Certified Aquatics Exercise Association│Jazzercise, Inc. │Certified National Certified Pool Operator’s License │City of Dallas Customer Service Initiative Lead-2006-Present │City of Dallas Trainer-2009-Present

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