3681 Berkeley Road
Energetic, self-driven and ambitious with over forty years' experience in envisioning and creating solutions for various opportunities. Closely collaborate with management and team members to develop a brand, and maintain close relationship with colleagues and clients. Implement new technologies and supervising the development of traditional skills to ensure employees’ and customers loyalty. It is all about presentation and consistent client experience.
• Photographer / Owner — 2006-Present
Grafixer Studio, a portrait studio boutique in Cleveland, OH. Providing high quality photography services for families, children, seniors, as well as wedding, engagement and family events using the latest digital technology. Started the business from ground up, achieving a great reputation among my loyal client base by providing consistent high quality products with outstanding customer experience. I am still navigating in new marketing techniques by implementing current SEO principles for online presence and brand identity.
• Office Manager — 2000-2006
MedCare Products, a national mail order company located in Cleveland OH. Researched and integrated a new software for in-house bookkeeping and inventory management. Advised the president of merchandise/stock status, designed new marketing and promotional campaigns, providing day-to-day financial management, including purchasing, accounts receivable/payable and payroll. Successfully managed project integration and budgeted tasks.
• Printshop Manager — 1987-1999
Tele-Litho Inc., a small offset printing company in Ottawa, ON. Ran the operation including hiring and supervising trade professionals. Designed graphic art layout for business printing. Developed skills in the Desktop Publishing field and acquired computer expertise in layout of various brochures, marketing pamphlets or office supplies.
• Property Manager — 1982-1997
Beis Holdings, a start-up real-estate company located in Ottawa, ON. Managed nine rental units of mixed nature (residential and commercial). The job involved meeting and evaluating rental applicants, supervising repair and/or maintenance work. Obtained permits, managed construction, performed some para-legal services by serving termination notices or defending legal challenges from tenants. I also completed several refinancing of properties.
Graphic Arts Institute of Hungary
Pre-Press Diploma in Offset-Printing Photography
Strong computer skills in Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and many popular plug-ins. Efficient on the Apple McIntosh environment, proficient user of Quickbook and TurboTax by Intuit. Make insightful observation and implement digital technologies to achieve powerful visual communication.
A passionate photographer, Genealogy – family research, travel and bicycling. Foremost a family man, husband of 40 years who raised three daughters, all married raising their own families. Observant religious person with strong faith and traditional values.
Photographer, Office manager