Michael D. Watson Artist, Business Owner, Ministry Leader Cleveland, Ohio
Gift'd Expressions Art Instructor May 2017 - Present Art Instructor for private and Group Classes with our Soak n' Paint Program
CollectivExpress Community Outreach Art Director May 2019 - Present Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area Collaboration with community programs to bring art and culture to the city of Cleveland. Instructing and directing button making arts and crafts, live painting and portrait drawing.
Michael Watson Ministries Wedding Officiant | Ohio.Home.Vows August 2014 - Present Cleveland, Ohio
Breakout Center Senior Leader June 2016 - Present P.O. Box 18702 Cleveland Heights Ohio Revival Hub | Prayer Center
Michael Watson Ministries President April 2010 - Present Cleveland, Ohio Area Founder, Pastor & Director of Operations, Wedding Officiant, Marriage and Family Counselor Skills including: Teaching, Training, Project Management, Public Speaking, Customer Service, Marketing, Graphic Design, Web Design, Writing, Social Media Management.
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Gift'd Expressions Artist & Founder April 2015 - Present Cleveland, Ohio Director of all operations, Web Developer, Lead Marketing, and Artist Instructor at Paint Nights. Skills including: Project Management, Public Speaking, Customer Service, Marketing, Graphic Design, Web Design, Writing, Social Media Management.
The Empowerment Church Art Teacher June 2019 - June 2019 (1 month) 15837 Euclid Ave, East Cleveland, OH 44112 Art Teacher for Summer Program
Safeguard Properties Utilities Director August 2018 - May 2019 (10 months) Valley View Ohio Utilities Transfer Coordinator
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) Premium Auditor March 2017 - July 2018 (1 year 5 months) Cleveland, Ohio • As a premium auditor with Amtrust my duties included; Processing and verifying audits from various vendors, updating audit information while managing correspondence with underwriters for insurance policies and claims, negotiation with insureds and Underwriters regarding audit procedures weekly • I also utilized various skill sets while working for Amtrust including accounting skills, customer service skills, and analytical skills • On the computer I used various programs and expressed proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and integrating emails through outlook • Part of the Job as premium auditor required knowledge of our company database (NRM) and our vendor database as well as managing customer accounts through remote apps.
Aerotek Premium Auditor September 2016 - March 2017 (7 months) Page 2 of 5
Castle Metals Administrative Disbatcher June 2016 - August 2016 (3 months) Cleveland, Ohio • This Job included the responsibility of allocating Test Reports for daily shipping departures alphabetizing and signing off on all approved orders to be shipped out that afternoon • Assisting the quality assurance department in documenting and data entry of claims and undersized orders and entering the claims into the System • Daily tasks included assisting the adjustment department by Perform backorders for the daily inventory report • Filing and Organizing all paperwork & orders, data entry & creation of excel monthly reports, I needed to stay in communication with all departments throughout the day to assist with any reports that needed completion.
Applied Medical Technology, Inc. (AMT) Quality Assurance Specialist April 2015 - April 2016 (1 year 1 month) Brecksville, Ohio • At AMT my job was to Inspect and test functionality of Medical Feeding tubes (Silicone Mini Buttons) • I needed a working knowledge of these parts how they were assembled and how they functioned • I was required to report and document deficiencies in assembly of all defective parts, which required several tests that include back-flow of air, Glue tests, and water tests for the micro balloons on the parts • After all test were complete, it was my Job to perform verbal and written follow up on the assessed parts, sign off on all production paperwork send in all request order forms, create the digital bar-code for inventory and enter all data into the production computer system
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. Grill Cook September 2013 - April 2015 (1 year 8 months) Cleveland, Ohio • My Duties were to prepare and cook all menu Items and managing all operations on the grill line for my shift
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• At the end of the day my duties included closing the Grill line, cleaning all equipment, replacing new oil and filtering all fryers, and sterilizing and cleaning all floors on the grill line • While working at Bob Evans I also handled other duties including working in food prep, managing the dish room, taking tables, handling the cash drawer while taking orders on the front end • I was also occasionally responsible for training new cooks.
LGC Associates Banquet Server June 2005 - September 2013 (8 years 4 months) Cleveland, Ohio As a banquet server on call for LGC my job involved traveling to all assignments on time in the proper uniform, event set up and coordination. Most assignments included cooking & serving which consisted of preparing all menu items, or Fine Dining services. It was my duty to make sure that all assigned guests were taken care of. • Interpersonal customer service and rapport building • Great recall and attention to detail • Conflict resolution
Norman Noble, Inc. Quality Assurance Specialist January 2012 - March 2012 (3 months) Willoughby, Ohio • As a Quality Control Inspector at Norman Noble my Job was to visually Inspect and test the functionality of medical stints • This included reporting, documenting defective parts and signing off on all approved parts • Additionally, this process also included adding the specs and measurements into the production computer system.
Choice Hotels International Front Desk Agent September 2008 - June 2009 (10 months) Tulsa, Oklahoma As a night manager at Choice Hotels my duties included handling all guest services and customer service, answering call and registering and assigning rooms to residing guests. Other Duties consisted of, Payment verification and processing, reservation initiation and confirmation.
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• Interpersonal customer service and rapport building • Register and assign rooms to residing guests • Payment verification and processing • Reservation initiation and confirmation • Conflict reporting and resolution
Worthington Precision Metals Quality Assurance July 2006 - August 2007 (1 year 2 months) Mentor, Ohio While at Worthington I worked as a trainer, training in operation and repair of the OD Grinder and Lathe in the Stack Pole Production Department. Other Duties included, Quality inspection and deficiency reporting, verbal and written follow up. • Operate and repair OD Grinder and Lathe in the Stack Pole Production Department • Quality inspection and deficiency reporting • Verbal and written follow up
ATS Machine Systems Co. CNC Machinist May 2005 - June 2006 (1 year 2 months) Mentor, Ohio · I worked as a general laborer Operating and programming the Lathe and OD Mill Grinder, as well as any other Jobs needed at the shop.
Education Rhema Bible College Pastoral Ministry degree, Pastoral Studies/Counseling · (2007 - 2009)
Cleveland Institute of Art Fine/Studio Arts, General · (2003 - 2003)
Oral Roberts University Bachelor's degree, Pastoral Studies/Counseling and Business