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Elijah Anderson
  • XXX XX XXXXXXXX XXXX, Fresno, CA 93720
Professional Summary
  • Seasoned sales professional with over fifteen years experience in the furniture sales. Dedicated to customer service and goal oriented.  Employs exceptional communication skills and a strong background in applied color and design, textiles and furniture construction.
  • Proven client retention
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Efficient order Processing
  • Goal-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership ability
  • Strong design background
Furniture Sales Associate 09/1998 to Present
JCPenney - Fresno, CA
  • Proven sales professional with excellent customer service skills. 
  • Actively prospects new customers while maintaining a loyal customer base.  
  • Highly organized, a creative problem solver and self-starter who takes on added non-sell department responsibilities and partners with fellow associates.  
  • Developed sales tools and procedures for use by the entire department.
  • Consistently attained and surpassed all company-set sales goals. Achieved 'All Star' status in recognition of high sales volume numerous years. 
  • Recognized by top executives as a store leader and spokesperson.
Owner/Operator 01/1978 to 03/2007
Cheshire Designs - Fresno, CA
Maintained a part time freelance design business creating one-of-a-kind fashions as well as developing clothing and soft luggage patterns for use by other companies including Fat Bear Wear, The Hawke Company and New Americans Inc. 
Office Manager 01/1993 to 06/1998
Sharton Urban Development - Fresno, CA
Duties included general office management including bookkeeping and employee management.  As well as building management, including tenant negotiations, leasing and building management.
Pattern Maker/Designer 03/1989 to 04/1990
Mountain Equipment Inc. - Fresno, CA
  • Designed and created patterns for soft luggage and backpacks manufacturer who sold goods to REI, Eddie Bauer, Timberland as well as their own label. 
  • Determined costs of materials and production time for product pricing. 
  • Worked with buyers to develop new product lines, colors and styles.  
  • Collaborated with Industrial Engineers to streamline product construction and reduce product costs.  
Student Assistant 09/1984 to 06/1986
California State University, Fresno - Fresno, CA
  • Assisted in the development of the Combined Curriculum Project.
  • Taught two semesters of Fashion Analysis.
  • Student Assistant in Textiles Lab.  
Master of Science: Home Economics Education, 1990 California State University Fresno - Fresno, CA
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Previous Companies:

  • JCPenney
  • Cheshire Designs
  • Sharton Urban Development

Previous Job Positions:

  • Furniture Sales Associate
  • Owner
  • Operator
  • Office Manager
  • Pattern Maker


  • California State University Fresno

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science

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