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Ethan Davis
XXX XXXXXXX XXX, Columbia, SC 29205
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic team member 
with a solid history of achievement in service, retail sales, and organization. Areas of expertise include nutritional information, homeopathy, vitamin and herbal supplements, sales, and strong communication skills. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in service-oriented customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

  • Knowledge of Nutritional Information, Herbal Supplements, Homeopathy, and Whole Body Care products
  • Knowledge of the DSHEA Act
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Organization
  • Service Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Strong work ethic with Integrity
Seamstress Jul 2013Present La Roque Boutique Columbia, SC
  • Cut, assemble and sew garments, design patterns as needed
  • Perform basic accounting for labor and material cost and equipment maintenance
Owner and Photographer Jan 2008Dec 2014 Jennifer King Photography Columbia, SC
  • Stage and take portraits for individuals, families, and small groups, in studio and on location
  • Customer service, marketing, sales, bookkeeping, accounting, scheduling
Photo and Production Assistant in the USA Jan 2011Jan 2014 Jan Banning Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Assisted internationally-known Dutch photographer Jan Banning with all aspects of two USA-based photographic projects
  • Production and personal assistant: arranged all travel and accommodations and made contacts with organizations
  • Conducted interviews with photographic subjects and assisted with transcription
  • Proofreading, copyediting, and English translation assistance to Mr. Banning for website and publications
  • Photographic editing using Photoshop 
Co-Producer and Researcher in the USA Jun 2013Jul 2013 Prospektor Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Research and production of the USA part of the Hidden Wounds music documentary about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (see
  • Secured participation of local United States veterans of multiple ethnicities and different war services (WWII, Vietnam, Gulf War, Iraq/Afghanistan) 

Social Science Research Assistant Aug 2009Dec 2010 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC
  • Prepare, manipulate, and manage extensive databases
  • Assisted with the preparation of project-related reports, manuscripts, and presentations
  • Conducted internet-based and library research
  • Data entry, correspondence, filing and event participation 
Associate Curator Aug 2004Aug 2007 University of South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Columbia, SC
  • Collections assessment, data inventory, collections care and management  
  • Coordinated completion of Artifact Curation Standards manual according to federal guidelines and standards
  • Implemented curation policies and worked with other team members
  • Maintained the registration, cataloging, and basic record keeping systems
  • Filled information requests from other curators and the public 
Owner and Seamstress Jan 2002Dec 2005 DiaperBabies Cloth Diaper Company West Columbia, SC
  • Designed and manufactured original cloth diaper pattern for newborn babies through toddler 
  • Maintained all aspects of a small business: accounting, web design, inventory, purchasing, equipment maintenance, sewing, and management of sewing contractors 
  • Located and purchased fabrics from local organic and sustainable fabric suppliers
  • Developed new product designs and created patterns
  • Successful business was sold in 2005 in order for me to homeschool my children  
Special Projects Coordinator Oct 1999Jan 2000 University of South Carolina, University Libraries Columbia, SC
  • Researched and cataloged approximately one hundred original works of art/portraits owned by the University of South Carolina
  • Conducted interviews with University staff regarding the school's collection of artwork 
  • Coordinated receptions and luncheons for donors and honorees of University Libraries
  • Researched information on prospective donors to University Libraries
  • Wrote background histories for named endowments and library collections 
Administrative Assistant Jun 1998Dec 1999 Greater Augusta Arts Council Augusta, GA
  • Administrative and clerical duties including scheduling appointments, making and receiving telephone calls, drafting and typing office memos 
  • Maintained membership records, staff schedules and event calendars 
  • Coordinated monthly membership meetings and luncheons and helped with special events 
  • Designed, wrote, and mailed monthly membership newsletters 
  • Coordinated the annual professional and student Porter Fleming Writing competition 
Artifact Collections Manager Sep 1996May 1998 United States Department of the Army Fort Drum, NY
  • Provided technical expertise for curation of documents, records and artifact collections 
  • Maintained computer database and filing systems for all artifacts and documents 
  • Coordinated with installation staff to insure compliance with federal laws and regulations 
  • Created educational displays, lead tours, presented information to interested public, and wrote articles for the department's newsletter 
Bank Teller Jan 1996Aug 1996 Mellon Bank Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Management of financial accounts, customer service transactions, loan processing, sales and marketing of financial goods and services 
Waitress May 1993Aug 1993 Apples Restaurant Wilkes Barre, PA
  • Provided waitress services from taking orders to preparing drinks and checks 
  • Table bussing, cleaning, and restaurant preparation 

Retail Salesperson Jun 1990Jun 1991 PartyLand Upper Darby, PA
  • Greeted customers, answered product questions, assisted in making selections, completed purchases, exchanged merchandise, and accepted returns 
  • Opened and closed the store and cash registers, performed tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, and balanced cash drawers
  • Prepared retail merchandise for purchase or rental: inventory, ticket, arrange and display  
  • Trained to recognize and deal with security risks and theft 
Master of Arts : Anthropology Dec 2002 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC, Columbia GPA, 3.98
Bachelor of Arts : Anthropology May 1995 Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA GPA, 3.50
Dean's List, August 1993-May 1995
Sustainable Midlands Association
701 Center for Contemporary Art
R.E.A.C.H. The Top Homeschool Association
R.E.A.C.H. Homeschool Group
Professional Photographers Association
Gold Hope Project Photographer
Volunteer Services
Columbia Ballet School - sewing costumes for ballet productions
REACH Homeschool Co-op-organizing field trips for homeschool students
N.I.K.E. Homeschool Co-op-teaching elementary art, history, geography curriculum to children
Red Cross of South Carolina-clerical help
Tree of Life Synagogue, Columbia, SC - Sunday School art instructor to preschool students
Tot Trade Consignment Sale, Columbia, SC -set up and break down of clothing sale
Iceland USA, Irmo, SC -assisting figure skating competitions and figure skating shows
CSRA Humane Society, Augusta, GA
Watertown, NY soup kitchen
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Previous Companies:

  • La Roque Boutique
  • Jennifer King Photography
  • Jan Banning

Previous Job Positions:

  • Seamstress
  • Owner and Photographer
  • Photo and Production Assistant in the USA
  • Co Producer and Researcher in the USA
  • Social Science Research Assistant


  • University of South Carolina
  • Pennsylvania State University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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