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Stacy Knight & Associates - Owner Resume Example

Sofia Cox
Interested in a position that will utilize my strong public relation, communication, organization,  and interpersonal skills.
  • Good Time Management
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Public Speaking
  • Self Motivated
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Management
  • Employee Benefits 
  • Customer Service
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Communications and Media
Owner/Agent Oct 2003Present Stacy Knight & Associates, Inc./Stacy Knight Insurance Agency Amarillo, TX
  • Develop or implement product-marketing strategies, including advertising campaigns or sales promotions.
  • Sell various types of insurance policies to businesses and individuals on behalf of insurance companies, including automobile, fire, life, property, medical and dental insurance or specialized policies as needed by the client.
  • Interview prospective clients to obtain data about their financial resources and needs, the physical condition of the person or property to be insured, and to discuss any existing coverage.
  • Call on policyholders to deliver and explain policy, to analyze insurance program and suggest additions or changes, or to change beneficiaries.
  • Seek out new clients and develop clientele by networking to find new customers and generate lists of prospective clients.
  • Monitor insurance claims to ensure they are settled equitably for both the client and the insurer.
  • Develop marketing strategies to compete with other individuals or companies who sell insurance.
  • Select company that offers type of coverage requested by client to underwrite policy.
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as maintaining records and handling policy renewals.
  • Inspect property, examining its general condition, type of construction, age, and other characteristics, to decide if it is a good insurance risk.
  • Calculate premiums and establish payment method.
  • Explain features, advantages and disadvantages of various policies to promote sale of insurance plans.
  • Customize insurance programs to suit individual customers, often covering a variety of risks.
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.

Jill Mathews Insurance Agent, Inc. -- Nov. 2009 to Aug. 2013 -- Broker Group Health Insurance

  • Handled employee benefits and insurance negotiations, selected insurance carriers that best met the clients needs, and placed insurance.
  • Conducted annual employee open enrollment meetings.
Owner Oct 1998Jan 2007 Heavenly Light Candle & Gift Basket Company Amarillo, TX
  • Kept records of out-going orders.
  • Computed prices of items or groups of items.
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, or credit terms.
  • Manufactured candles, gift baskets and balloon bouquets for resale to individuals and businesses.
  • Established Candle Fundraising Program.
Retention Manager Jan 1999Apr 2006 Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Amarillo, TX
    Part-Time Position
  • Managed the retention of current Chamber members.
  • Maintained the update of member profiles and information and presented to the date base manager.
  • Invoiced past due accounts.
  • Made follow-up calls to past due accounts.
  • Assisted with special projects as needed by the President/CEO.
Membership Marketing Supervisor Dec 1993Jan 1999 Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Amarillo, TX
  • Recruited new Chamber members.
  • Retained the existing membership.
  • Coordinated the Membership Relations Committee
  • Managed contract sales staff.
  • Maintained a prospect list.
  • Produced promotional pamphlets and handouts. 
  • Organized annual trade show booth.
  • Organized Bi-Annual Membership Blitz and recruited volunteers to work the event.
  • Helped with Chamber events and special projects as needed.
Department Manager Jun 1993Dec 1993 Dillard's Department Store Amarillo, TX
  • Handled all aspects of department management including personnel, sales, inventory, profit and loss control, merchandise markdowns, floor moves, incoming stock and customer complaint resolutions.
Vice President Student Body/President Student Senate Sep 1991May 1993 West Texas State University Canyon, TX
  • Presided over Legislative Branch of Student Government and was in charge of all activities pertaining to the Student Senate.
Office of Admissions Jul 1989Sep 1992 West Texas State Univeristy Canyon, TX
  • Handled correspondence between the college and prospective and current students.
  • Used date entry to update student files.
  • Used effective communication skills both on the phone and in the office.
  • Handled campus tours and special projects as assigned by the Director of Admissions.
Summer Management Internship Jun 1992Aug 1992 Dillard's Department Store Amarillo, TX
  • Worked daily with an Area Sales Manager to learn the management procedures of the company.  Handled merchandise mark-downs, floor moves, incoming stock, customer complaints, closing the store, inventory, purchase journals, employee schedules, order points and order level maintenance, and managed 32 employees.
Communications Services Student Assistant Mar 1991Sep 1991 West Texas State University Canyon, TX
  • Worked with the media, computer, phone, periodicals about WTSU, mail-outs, graphic design and advertising for the University.
Office Manager Apr 1989Jul 1989 Dalhart District Attorney's Office Dalhart, TX
  • Handled all hot checks, police reports, and organized legal documents.  Handled all correspondence between the clients and the attorney.  Prepared and alphabetized client files, practiced confidentiality and effective public relations with management and clients.
BBA : Marketing May 1993 West Texas State University Canyon, TX College Organizations & Achievements:
President Student Senate -- 2 years, Vice-President of the Student Body -- 2 years, President of the American Marketing Association, Texas A&M University Student Advisory Board Officer, University Marketing Committee, Student Government Memorial Scholarship Recipient, Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipient, First Runner-Up WTSU Homecoming Queen, First Runner-Up Formal Queen, First Runner-Up WTSU Women of the Year 1993, Inauguration Committee, Jr./Sr. Preview Chairman, Dean's Roundtable, Student Chair Homecoming Committee, Vice-President Shirley Hall 1990, Hall Council, Buff Branding Counselor, Steering Committee, Student Foundation, Student Senate Business Freshman Senator, Enrollment Management Committee, Recruit-A-Thon Chairman and the University Parking Committee.
High School Diploma Jun 1989 Dalhart High School Dalhart, TX
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Previous Companies:

  • Stacy Knight & Associates
  • Inc
  • Stacy Knight Insurance Agency

Previous Job Positions:

  • Owner
  • Agent
  • Retention Manager
  • Membership Marketing Supervisor
  • Department Manager


  • West Texas State University
  • Dalhart High School

Level of Education:

  • BBA
  • High School Diploma

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