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Daniel Thomas
Professional Summary

Fifteen years of proven customer satisfaction through creativity, dedication, and positive energy are of the many attributes that make me a highly qualified to increase customer retention and sales. I am a motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization skills. I posses a solid history of achievement in Operation Management, Sales, Human Resources, and corporate level Event Planning and Coordination.

  • Operation & Project Management 
  • Event Design & Coordination
  • Customer Service & Retention 
  • Human Resources & Incentives
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Quickbooks, ADP Payroll, ezLaborManager
  • Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat
  • Event Coordination
Director of Operations 06/2010 to 10/2014
Alpine Payment Systems Vancouver, WA
  • Reviewed and implemented policies and procedures in all departments to monitor production and efficiency. Implemented "Bio hand punch" time clock monitoring system which saved hours of manual accounting.
  • Marketing: Designed company branding, Created trade show displays. Designed plastic business cards with embossed numbering that looked like real credit cards! Increased merchant appointments by 25%.
  • Reviewed financial statements, sales, attrition, customer accounts, inventory, and activity reports on a daily basis to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement. 
  • Saved company $15,000 by analyzing outstanding "call tags." 
  • Saved company $95,000 by analyzing negative merchant accounts.
  • Maintained compliance with industry standards and laws. Lead customer service team to zero "non PCI compliant" merchants saving them 25% of processing revenue from government penalties.
  • Negotiated contracts, designed, and coordinated annual corporate holiday employee banquet. Honored individuals from each department with a "People's Choice" award given at the event. 
  • Created employee loyalty through direct communication with daily briefs, weekly meetings, and annual reviews.
  • Created and coordinated the corporate Holiday Gift Program: Implemented and directed personalized shopping for employee's children; clothes & toys, gift wrapping, distribution. 2007-2014

Human Resources Manager 09/2007 to 06/2010
Alpine Payment Systems Vancouver, WA
  • Recruited staff via job fairs,  newspaper advertising, social media, and inside staff. Implemented "$90 for 90"- recruiting incentive 
  • Conducted HR administration duties: Performed background checks, read resumes, administered application process, new employee orientation, and exit interviews.
  • Created daily, weekly, and monthly incentives:  Gift certificates, paid day off, team dinners, gift baskets, are some of the various prizes given.
  • Performed difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, mediating disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Prepared payroll reports by department, administered employee heath benefits, vacation times, and unpaid time off.
  • Dealt with Labor and Industry unemployment disputes and Workers' Compensation claims.  Maintained current knowledge of EEO and affirmative action guidelines and laws. Implemented a quarterly "Harassment Training" for all employees and management teams.
Event Coordinator 03/2000 to 09/2007
Parties by Jen Vancouver, WA
  • Consulted with customers to determine theme and ideas for the event. Determined budgets and venue of the event.
  • Designed table arrangements and floor plans with event planning software.
  • Ambiance monitoring during event. Supervised lighting, volume, buffet table, food service transitions, staff and guests body language. 
  • Coordinated services for events, such as accommodations and transportation, facilities, catering, signage, AV, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
  • Organized invitations and registration of event participants.
  • Negotiated contracts with service providers and suppliers such as hotels, DJ's, Photographers, Catering, et all.
Cosmetics Dept. Manager 11/1996 to 02/2000
Nordstrom Beaverton, OR
Interior Design Program: Jun 2006 The Art Institute - Portland , OR
Associate of Arts: Design and Applied Arts May 2001 Portland Community College - Beaverton, OR
Community Service
  • Volunteer, SW Washington Humane Society: Curation, Reconciliation, Gift bag distribution.  2014-Current
  • Volunteer, Clark County Equestrian Council: Event Coordinator, Banquet Design, Curation.  2013-Current
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Previous Companies:

  • Alpine Payment Systems
  • Parties by Jen
  • Nordstrom

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director of Operations
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Event Coordinator
  • Cosmetics Dept Manager


  • The Art Institute
  • Portland Community College

Level of Education:

  • Interior Design Program
  • Associate of Arts

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