Event Coordination
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Location: Houston, TX, USA
School: Blinn College
Major: Business Management

Event Coordination

Kenlita Calhoun
12326 Blue River Dr, Houston, TX 77050
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OBJECTIVE
Creative, personable, and organized wedding planner with several years of event planning experience. Customer service-oriented and committed to interpreting the clients’ vision of their event and turning it into reality. Calm and professional under pressure, I’m an assertive individual who ensures each client’s event is a success.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent negotiation skills to bridge the gap between vendors and clients.
• Able to perform calmly in high-stress situations.
• Superb communication skills both verbally and in writing.
• Knowledgeable of a wide variety of cultural and religious customs as they are expressed in wedding ceremonies and celebrations
WORK EXPERIENCE
Texas Work Advisor 2 / Change Champion
TEXAS HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COM. 02/19 – present
• Work involves reviewing eligibility files, interviewing clients, documenting client information, determining benefits, verifying case data, and explaining program benefits and requirements.
• Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures.
• Controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, reviewing and approving supply requisitions, and assigning and monitoring clerical functions.

Customer Service Rep/ Events Planning Volunteer
Preventice Solution, Spring, TX | 04/2018-5/2019
• Responsible for addressing inbound calls to the lab, determining call urgency and directing calls to the appropriate individuals.
• Retain information that is job specific such as safety regulations and current policies and procedures.
• Interact with customer to obtain feedback
• Ensure proper food safety and sanitation
• Integrate current trends in event design and planning
• Oversee event budgets
• Manage help for conferences

EDUCATION
Associate of Business Administration
Blinn College, Brenham, TX – 2017
• Major: Marketing
• Minor: Communication Studies
• GPA: 3.22
• Dean’s List


TECHNICAL SKILLS
• Adobe Design Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat
• MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access
• Social Media: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, Tik -Tok
• Event Planning Software: Eventbrite, Whova, Caterease, iDo Software, WedPlanner Pro,

OTHER COMPETENCIES
• Communication
• Customer service
• Telephone etiquette
• Time management
• Budgeting and finance
• Negotiation

event management, event stylist