CASEY GUHL1503 Fairview St ? Houston, TX 77006 ? 281-814-7990 ? casey@greenhousecatering.orgPROFILEA self-made entrepreneur who has developed a successful, independently-owned catering and food truck business. Possesses strong interpersonal and clear communication skills and a proven reliable and strategically creative team player.EDUCATIONTexas Tech University, Lubbock, TX2006 – 2010 Bachelor of International Business; Minors: Hotel Restaurant Management, ItalianApicius Culinary School, Florence, Italy2007 – 2008Associates Degree in Culinary ArtsWORK EXPERIENCEGreen House Catering LLC Houston, TX 2014 – CurrentOwner/chefServe 18,000 customers annually, delivering an above average market standard of quality customer service and food product with considerable repeat businessStrategically developed and implemented marketing and brand management strategies to drive four years of consistent sales growth of a company started from the ground upManage cash flow cycles and negotiate supplier contracts to meet growing business demands, while budgeting costsManage the design, build, and operations of Food Music Life food truckPerformed public cooking presentations and educational sessions for crowds of over 200 people Designed and created two websites to build an online marketing presence that generates catering sales and customersAchieved sustained brand strength of social media influence over 8,000 followers with marketing analyticsWes Adhesives Houston, TX2010-2016Territory Sales ManagerAdhesive and turnkey industrial solutions sales totaling $6.1 millionHot melt adhesive equipment sales and service repairsProcessed equipment sales including positive displacement pumps, conveyors, and PLCs (programmable logic controllers) Experienced in project-based contract negotiation, with an emphasis on timeline accomplishment, detail management, and timely collections. Domestic sales and services to hundreds of manufacturing clients in Texas and Louisiana as well as International sales to Mexico and CanadaWidespread knowledge on specialty adhesives designs for packaging, labeling, food manufacturing, product assembly, furniture manufacturing, foam, filtration, and oilfield services industriesQualified as a subject matter expert on water-based, hotmelt, epoxy, solvent, and instant adhesivesMastered the ability to work independently, set sales goals, and achieve them while working remotelyTiny Boxwood’s Houston, TX 2008 –2010Sous chefManaged and scheduled a team of 15+ employeesResponsible for food procurement and cost control, reduced food costs by 5% through management of food wasteDevelopment of strong work ethic in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to consistently deliver quality customer satisfaction in high-stress situationsEnacted prioritization measures that addressed most urgent issues first, and delegation of responsibilities to grow employees’ skill sets and talents Cutco Cutlery Houston, TX2005 – 2008Assistant Branch manager/ Outside salesImplemented effective cold-calling techniques, with the ability to manage objections, and complete the sales processReceived sales leadership awards including best new Hire 2005 and highest branch sales 2006Managed a team of 6 and grew sales territory by 20% through sales coachingOTHER SKILLS-Thorough experience with tax filings and necessary documents for business operations on city, state and, federal levels-Experience with Salesforce, WordPress, Slack, TurboTax, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word platforms-