Professional Model/Firearms Industry, 2012 - present
Featured as a firearms industry model for world-renowned 2nd Amendment photographer, Oleg Volk, by shooting for major firearms manufacturers and other prominent companies in associated industries including Trijicon, Aimpoint, Kel-Tec, Israeli Weapons Industries (IWI), Nightforce, Advanced Armament Corporation (AAC), Gemtech, Viridian, and A-TACS.
The Calguns Foundation
Civil Rights Columnist, 2013 - present
Provide the general public with the law-abiding gun owner's perspective when weighing in on the latest developments surrounding the national gun control debate as a civil rights columnist for The Calguns Foundation, one of the nation's most renowned civil rights organizations that specializes in the legal defense of the 2nd Amendment.
Responsible Citizens of California
Press Secretary, 2010 - present
Field all questions from the local, national, and international press regarding the defense of 2nd Amendment Rights in California. Manage the uniform messaging of all of Responsible Citizens of California's goals and mission statements. Serve as the public face of RCC with the goal of educating the public about the facts behind Open Carry and "Shall-Issue" Concealed Carry in the State of California.
Welcome Home Senior Residence
Chief Operations Officer, 2009 - 2010
Directly responsible for running all business operations for the six RCFE-licensed facilities in the company.
Retail Operations Manager, 2007 - 2008
Tackled and provided long-term solutions to specific shortfalls in the operations aspect of the business for the largest retail location in the entire company.
Project Manager, 2006 - 2007
Responsible for all operational aspects of bringing new business acquisitions up to Creekside Venture business standards including building all related company infrastructure from the ground up.
Standards Compliance Manager, 2003 - 2006
Managed the Internal Auditing Department for Wheel Works. Also identified, addressed, and resolved the operational weaknesses inside the company’s corporate structure. Managed the entire Hazardous Materials Management Program for Wheel Works including all federal, state, and local HazMat code enforcement on both the corporate and store levels. Conducted all company loss prevention investigations including all cases requiring undercover surveillance work.
Store Manager, 2003 - 2003
Directly responsible for managing a ten-member staff and all aspects of a retail automotive service business that grosses over $1 Million a year in annual sales.
Assistant Manager, 2000 - 2003
Directly responsible for collaborating with the Store Manager, Thomas Vu, in managing a 16-member staff and all aspects of a retail automotive service business that grosses over $4 Million per year in annual sales. Instrumental in establishing this Top Five store as the consistent #1 performing retail location in the company.
Marketing Manager, 1999 - 2000
Assumed all primary, corporate-level marketing responsibilities for Wheel Works, a division of Morgan Tire & Auto (now Tires Plus), then the third largest independent tire retailer in the country.
Morgan Tire & Auto
National Pricing Manager, 1999 - 1999
Managed pricing of all retail products for Morgan Tire & Auto (now Tires Plus), then the third largest tire dealer in the nation and a company that accounted for over $650 Million in annual sales.
Inventory Control Manager, 1999 - 1999
Managed the flow of all company inventories for Wheel Works including transfers of product from store to store. Also managed the entire company-level Adjustment Tires program. This process included taking the systems and procedures that were no longer working and completely revamping this key aspect of the business into an efficient, time-and-money saving operation. This process included the managing, tracking, processing and delivering of Adjustment Tires from all Wheel Works stores to the Corporate Adjustment Center and finally back to the vendor. Another key aspect of this role was to take direct responsibility for developing a revolutionary and new, corporate-level computer program with the IS department to track all Adjustment Tires from cradle to grave, including ensuring the final issuance of all vendor credits.
Internal Auditor, 1998 - 1999
Audited all Wheel Works stores in the San Francisco Bay Area to enhance inventory accuracy, increase the company’s shipping/receiving efficiency, and maximize every store’s warehousing capacity.
Service Writer, 1997 - 1998
Directly responsible for helping to meet the store’s sales quotas and budgets.
Salesperson, 1994 - 1997
Earned the prestigious President’s Club Sales Award (top 10% of all salespeople in the company) four times.
Bank of America
Bank Teller, 1994 - 1994
Serviced bank customers with all of their conventional banking needs.
Cashier, 1994 - 1994
Stocked store products and replenished shelves as required.
Private Tutor, 1992 - 1994
Tutored three Acalanes High School students privately on both the weekends and week nights in general education subjects such as English, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus (I, II, and III), Biology, Physics, History, and German.