Lilia Cumby8111 Morley St, Houston TX 77061• (832) 287-3253 • liliacumby@gmail.comExtremely organized with over 13 years hospitality and event experience, from successful planning to seamless execution. Expert in exceeding customer satisfaction in managing facilities, schedules and vendors. Proven ability to balance priorities, meet tight deadlines with quick responses and produce superior quality. Known for thriving in dynamic, high pressure environments. » SkillsClient Relations/Acquisition – Tripleseat/Gather Proficient – Technically Skilled (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) – Organized with Attention to Detail – Quality Control/Assurance – Networking and Communication Confidence – Time Management Efficient – Negotiation/Budgeting – Problem Solving/Team Player – Venue Logistics» Work ExperienceBosscat Kitchen and Libations, 4310 Westheimer, Houston, TexasPrivate Events Coordinator, June 2019-February 2020Assisted the Events Director in sales and execution of private events including timely calls and lead responses, building proposals and contracts, managing invoices and financials, organizing vendors, rental companies, and other event professionals with my own expanding personal contact list.Maintained an excellent working knowledge of event soft-wares while training management team to create detailed banquet event orders on multiple platforms. Sold more than $250,000 in private event sales during holiday month of December, an improvement of prior year by over twenty percent.White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main St, Houston, TexasBartender, March 2016-currentBartending for private events including but not limited to weddings, award ceremonies, receptions, birthdays, and corporate parties. Growing with basic coordination knowledge in high end service.Building bars from ground up for countless concerts as well as festivals, organizing and stocking product according to volume as high as four thousand five hundred attendees per night.Hiring and delegating a team of bar staff for outdoor lawn concerts, product inventory and individual payment responsibility.Texas TRU Distribution, Downtown Houston, TexasSales Representative, July 2014-July 2015Worked with management team to develop strategic plan for assigned products in target territories and establish self-directed sales coverage.Proactively developed and nurtured relationships with key clients to attract and close additional business. Worked well-presented under pressure with a talent for being persuasive. Cabo Clear Lake, Seabrook, TexasAssistant General Manager and Coordinator, May 2012-Sept 2014Managed and entrusted responsibilities among a staff of 30 employees while surpassing nightly sales goals, completed employee scheduling, maintained and monitored orders/inventory, handled profits and losses, assisted with sales analysis and pricing.Coordinated alongside a team of specialists to execute city wide events such as Poker Runs and holiday parties. Singlehandedly formulated offsite catering program still in use today.Built strong relationships with staff and vendors, decreased employee turnover by more than 70% while simultaneously increasing weekly sales through fast paced efficiency. Utilized company’s distribution representatives to create an exclusive cocktail menu. » EducationAssociate in CommunicationsHouston Community College, 2011-2013