630-707-1829 | Scottsdale, AZ | firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful oil painting artist with a strong background in business and finance.
Currently runall facets of my business; finance,marketing, business development, website management, social
media, manufacturing, and framing.
Experienced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Chrome, Powerpoint, Publisher) as well as Photoshop.
Proficient in Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, MailChimp, WordPress, and Google Analytics).
Self-motivated to achieve goals established with a desire for success.
Most recently relocated to Scottsdale, AZ in January, 2016.
Creativity ● Mentorship ● Bookkeeping/Accounting ● Email Management ● Communications ● Business Plans ●
Income/Expense Management ● Strategic Planning ● Social Media/Blogging ● Data Analysis ● Amazon/Paypal
Sales Accounting ● Mentorship ● Business Development ● Research ● Public Relations
EMPLOYMENT & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
ST.CHARLES ARTS COUNCIL,(ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS) (2013-2015)
Social Media Director (Part-time)
Established and maintained successful email campaign protocol and social media accounts.
o Mailchimp – Open rate increased by 15% during 10 month period.
o Twitter – Followers increased by 28% during 10 month period.
o Facebook – Page followers increased 234% during 10 month period.
o Increased involvement from local to national awareness.
Created content for online marketing campaigns on programs such as neXt Gallery, Art at Home, Art at Work.
Researched new platforms for Social Media outreach including industry partnerships.
Narrowed membership database for increased successful marketing.
Left organization for a relocation to Arizona.
TREASURE KEEPER,(BATAVIA, ILLINOIS) (2012-2013)
Reception / Bookkeeping (Part-time)
Provided excellent customer service for incoming phone calls and email requests.
Managed and maintained Craigslist entries to purchase and sell items in online market.
Assisted shipping and receiving staff members, when needed.
Maintained and compiled data analysis reporting for Amazon and Paypal.
Left to pursue employment in Social Media and the Arts.
HARRIS BANK,(HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILLINOIS) (2006)
Loan Processor / Loan Closing Assistant (Part-time – Short Term Contract)
Successfully managed difficult real estate loans for closing.
Scheduled mortgage loan closings while resolving open exceptions.
Review and managed mortgage loan files in preparation of funding.
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NORTHERN ILLINOIS FOODBANK,(ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS) (2002-2005)
Accountant / Human Resources Assistant (Part-time)
Successfully managed A/P and A/R.
Established inter-department communications forum to better manage expenses.
o Established a purchasing protocol for warehouse equipment.
o Implemented an electronic time management program to improve payroll accuracy as well as maintain
volunteer hours worked.
Assumed Director of Finance roll on interim basis.
o Created and presented financial reports at board meetings.
o Managed payroll and H/R functions.
o Prepared tax reports, as needed.
Participated in overall mission to increase food awareness and food insecurity throughout the 13 collar counties
Volunteered as a food sorter.
NOLAND SALES CORPORATION,(WOOD DALE, ILLINOIS) (1996-2001)
Accountant / Human Resources / Payroll (Part-time)
Compiled and successfully processed weekly payroll through ADP.
o Internal staff of 12
o External contractors of 100+
o Included wage garnishments and 401k allotments.
o Managed self-insured approvals/reimbursements..
Completed and submitted monthly union reporting for external contractors.
Assisted CFO in month/year end accounting operations.
Sales Assistant (Part-time)
Contractor liaison for contstruction payouts, including lien waiver submission and work inspection.
Reviewed and processed all sales quote submissions on large projects, such as commercial high-rise buildings,
museums, hospitals, and international work.
Assisted sales staff of 6.
Bachelors of Fine Arts, SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, CHICAGO, IL - 2009
PROFESSIONAL LINKS / ACTIVITIES
Website – www.catarzina.com
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/catiebarron
Blog – https://catarzina.wordpress.com
Twitter – https://catarzina.twitter.com
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/artbycatarzina
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/catarzina
2015-2016 – Councilmember of the St. Charles, Illinois Cultural Commission
2014-2016 – Founding Member, Cedar Avenue Studios, St. Charles, Illinois
2013-2014 – Member/Volunteer, Water Street Studios, Batavia, Illinois
Art Mentor / Design Consultant / Networker