Resume

Profile

I have worked in the tourism industry in Crested Butte, Colorado for over 16 years, have started and sold two successful businesses, held a management role with Vail Resorts in the lodging department for two years and am currently workin on my next business start-up in the Adventure Travel industry. With an entrepreneurial spirit, I work creatively and resourcefully to achieve goals and produce results. My passion lies in business start-ups and my strengths are in sales, marketing, accounting, operations management and staff development.

Skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint

  • Proficient in web design, HTML and search engine optimization

  • Proficient in Google Ad campaigns and other Google business products

  • Proficient in Quickbooks

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Organized, detail-orientated and self-motivated

  • Intermediate Spanish proficiency

Education
Western Colorado University - Gunnison, CO

BA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship

Graduated Cum Laude in May 2008

CURRENT
Vonturi

Explore your world in a truly unique experience.  Trek through the vast mountains of Nepal, navigate through the colorful jungle of Costa Rica, sail through the turquoise waters of the Virgin Islands, gaze up at the wondrous visual display of the Northern Lights in northern Finland.  Planet Earth has endless wonders to see and explore. Check off your bucket list and do it in comfort and style with Vonturi.

Vonturi is a new business start that will be officially launched in December of 2021. Currently, Vonturi is in search of partners and investors to help soar to the sky! 

Learn More About Vonturi and investment opportunities at Vonturi.com

PAST Experience
Front Office Manager at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square
Vail Resorts

Crested Butte, CO

June 2019 - May 2021

Managed the entire front-of-the house for a luxury mountain lodge and condominium residence, part of the Vail Resorts division of lodging operations.  Responsible for hiring, training and managing staff as well as managing the budget, setting rates, overseeing online visibility, handling guest complaints and ensuring overall guest satisfaction.  Granted the “Epic Service” award for outstanding customer service performance. Consistently received “Exceeds Expectations” in Goal Accomplishment reviews. 

Owner/Operator at CB Specialty Services

Crested Butte, CO

October 2008 - April 2017

Created a niche market from the ground up specializing in concierge services, grocery delivery, gift baskets, Christmas decorating, luggage shipping, vacation planning, wedding planning and other desired vacation services. Managed all operations and financials. Consistently turned a minimum of a 60% Profit Margin on all services offered. Successfully sold and owner-financed a sizable sale after nearly 10 years in business.

Owner/Operator at CB LIMO

Crested Butte, CO

December 2009 - June 2019

Founded and operated the most trusted and reliable upscale transportation service in Crested Butte offering private rides from the airport, late-night service, wine tours, long-distance transports, weddings and events. Transported all of Crested Butte’s VIPs and operated all the high-end local events. Solely responsible for operations, marketing, financial statements, profit margins and continually returned a sustainable net profit year after year.  Successfully sold for a six-figure profit after nine years in business. 

Lead Concierge at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Crested Butte, CO

January 2005 - October 2008

Assisted guests with vacation services, restaurant/activity reservations and general hotel inquiries. Developed and fulfilled a new position of ‘Concierge Manager’ which entailed hiring, training and managing all concierges across three hotels of Crested Butte Mountain Resort as well as implementing a new commission program which generated revenue for the resort as a whole.