Chris Garrison Resume 2016

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CHRISTOPHER GARRISONChristopher C. Garrison cgarri1@yahoo.com10435 Springdale AveBaton Rouge, LA 70810225-933-3763Professional Profile Has extensive experience with Microsoft Office, Point-of-Sale, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, the Internet, AD MAN, and CD-R/DVD-R software. Buys and Implements Outdoor campaigns throughout 4 states Works closely with Graphic Artist to create billboard and t-shirt designs Assists in decreasing crime in several neighborhoods by designing, purchasing, and buying strategically targeted outdoor billboards for CrimeStoppers Serves as on-hand IT staff member: Assists with computer and networking troubleshooting Performs necessary hardware and software upgrades Plans professional meetings for up to 50 people at remote locations Owned and Managed 4 restaurants with 12 employees each; Sold all 4 after minimizing Food & Labor cost and making them profitable Handled significant sums of cash through rental and sales transactionsWork ExperienceOctober 2015 PresentWalker & Associates; Memphis, TNPart-Time Marketing/Data Analysis Consultant Run statistical analysis on product performance, sales, and customer transactions Generate client recommendations based on data analysis Create PowerPoint presentations for various clients including recommendations and rationale Train incoming employees October 2006 July 2016Garrison Advertising; Baton Rouge, LAAccount Supervisor Run statistical analysis on product performance, sales, and customer transactions Generate client recommendations based on data analysis Create PowerPoint presentations for various clients including recommendations and rationale Buy, Design, and Implement Outdoor campaigns throughout 4 states Plan professional meetings for up to 50 people at remote locations Perform upgrades and repairs on office computers and printersApril 2005 October 2006Garrison Advertising/Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LAPart-time Employee/Graduate Student Assisted with various Marketing needs of employer Assisted with basic Bookkeeping needs of employer Applied, Accepted, and Attended Graduate School Withdrew from Graduate School to become Full-Time Account ExecutiveAugust 2004 April 2005Enterprise Rent-A-Car; Baton Rouge, LA Manager Trainee Rented cars to various types of customers Assisted in Insurance claims to cover rentals Supervised maintenance schedule for all vehicles Assisted in movement of cars between Enterprise locations Generated leads which lead to 3 cars being soldMay 2002- January 2004Treats N Store L.L.C. (Parent Company for four TCBY Yogurt franchise stores)Baton Rouge, LASole Owner and Operations Manager Managed staff of 35-40 employees Maintained operations of four TCBY Yogurt stores Turned stores around from losing money to showing a profit Decreased Food and Labor Costs Received two perfect 100 mystery shop scores from corporate regional sales managerMay 1998 May 2002 Blockbuster Video; Baton Rouge, LACustomer Service Representative Worked with staff of 12-15 employees operating a retail store, negotiating scheduling issues, and determining on-the-clock duties Given six raises in three years due to excellent employment record and customer skills Assisted customers in decision making process based on knowledge of products and perception of customer preferences Handled customer complaints regarding billing and returns Assisted store manager with training of new employeesEducationLouisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, LA May 2002 Bachelor of Marketing GPA: 3.02 GPA in Major: 3.04Related Coursework: Marketing, Management, Economics, Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Accounting, and Speech CommunicationHonorsDeans ListRecipient, TOPS Scholarship, full tuition waiver