Work experience: 
Travel Consultant
Consumer Services
Central Travel

Full Service, Ensemble Travel Agency
Travel!! By Air, Land, Sea & Space!!
I am now an outside agent, FL. Division!

01/2011 to 01/2013
Personal Travel Consultant
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Cruise Division

Sales & Marketing for Cruise Division, Full service, Virtuoso, Travel Agency. Write monthly newsletters. Active with Social media for travel and space travel.

01/2010 to 01/2011
Luxury Travel Advisor and Virgin Galactic Accredited Space Agent
Nonprofit Organization Management
Virtuoso travel agency

Specialize in cruises, adventure travel and vacation planning.
Marketing with social media for travel and space travel.
Sabre GDS system and Virtuoso-Composer proficient.
Maintained my Accredited Space Agent (ASA) status.
Completed Travel Institutes training, Certified Travel Advisor, (CTA)
Completed CLIA training (ACC)

01/2009 to 01/2010
Luxury Travel Advisor for a full service
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Luxury Travel Advisor and Virgin Galactic Accredited Space Agent

Cruise and tour specialist and will handle all aspects of customers travel.
Amadeus GDS and Virtuoso.Net proficient.
The biggest honor was being hand selected as an Accredited Space Agent with Virgin Galactic. I am 1 out of 76 people authorized to sell space travel in the America's!

training as Private Aviation Specialist
Aviation & Aerospace
halcyon jets

Training as Aviation Specialist for private jet company

Outside travel agent for a full service
Financial Services
ARC, Virtuoso travel agency

Sales & Marketing for all travel arrangements

01/2003 to 01/2009
Centurion Executive Travel Counselor
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
American Express Travel Related Services

Full Service Travel Agent for 120 VIP top tier relationship customers
Top 10% sales producer, in 2008 over $2,000,000usd in sales
SABRE GDS proficient
Served on Local and National Employee Engagement Teams
Selected to be on the Mentorship Team of New Hires
Organized Employee Event & committee
Cruise: RCI Expert Plus, Commodore with Cunard & Princess

01/2000 to 01/2003
Outside Full Service Travel Agent
Financial Services
Tix Travel & Ticket Agency Inc

Qualified sales for Iatan Card
Booked airline tickets, tours, cruises, car rentals & vacation packages for above companies with ARC compliance.

01/2002 to 01/2003
Personal Vacation Manager
Financial Services
Vacation Center/American Express affiliate

Top producer in and outbound telephone sales
Highly proficient with FIT travel, Cruises and Tour packages

Travel Specialist
Financial Services
Paragon Tours & Travel, Inc

Sold Carnival, Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Cruises
Sold Tour packages & upgraded sold vacation packages
Sold Airline tickets/car rentals

01/2000 to 01/2002
Operations Manager
Financial Services
A1stoptravelshop.com, Inc

Offered Internet Vacation & Cruise packages
Full service travel agency services
Successful sales/customer service ratings on EBay, Yahoo auctions
Customer service, reservations, confirmations & accounting and credit card merchant.

01/1998 to 01/2000
Director of Operations
Financial Services

Independently ran day to day operations of selling over 1500 internet vacation and cruise packages
Successful marketing and sales on EBay, Yahoo, Amazon auction sites
Handled all customer service functions, reservations, confirmations, Email & Telephone Responses
A/P, A/R accounting functions, processed credit card payments & refunds, reconciled checkbooks.

01/1996 to 01/1998
Exchange Coordinator
Financial Services
World Exchange Services, Inc

Coordinated exchanges of vacation interval ownership properties with approximately 5000 members annually.
Reconciled member payments, reservations, confirmations & customer service.
Handled all travel arrangements as a full service ARC travel agency

01/1991 to 01/1996
Regional Purchasing Coordinator
Financial Services
ACTS retirement communities

Direct report with limited supervision under Corporate Purchasing Director in West Point PA, while based; Daily dealings with Administration & Facility Department Heads to coordinate all purchasing functions for Seven (7) Facilities in Florida & North Carolina.
Handled all Capital Expenditure Requests with Regional VP and Executive Directors of all seven facilities.
Researched, placed orders, computer data entry, various reports, standardized vendors & coordinated items utilized by the facilities with corporate contracts.
Bid preparations of corporate & local contracts, enforced all policies & procedures
Direct supervision

01/1987 to 01/1996
Materials Management
Hospital & Health Care
Delray Community Hospital

Newly created positions within Materials Management.
Increased compliance to National contracts up from 66% to 81%
Chairperson of Products Standardization Committee
Supervised 7 Purchasing & Warehouse personnel
Organized Central Supply items, produced departmental supply catalogs, introduced patient charge sticker system for patient chargeable items. Consolidated all receiving & purchasing functions & set up contracts for one sources for 2 facilities of 138 beds combined producing 25% overall savings.; Knowledgeable on Sabre, Worldspan & System 1 reservations

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