Management experience and an eye for the creative
Imber (Kimberly) Covington
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Experienced Manager and Event Organizer
Analysis and Planning | Manager and Trainer | Event Organization
Experienced and driven office manager with skills in analysis, collaboration, and planning. Instrumental in training new employees on software and customer service. Streamlined best practices for guest rewards at two locations. Instrumental in achieving top spot in online ranking for several businesses. Willing to take on new challenges and see them as opportunities for growth. Technically proficient with MS Office and other word processing, Excel, and Sharepoint. Experience in organizing booths for Business Expo and Wedding Fair, and running a large Craft Fair event with booth charges for Brownwood Rotary Club.
Certification for Food Handling, TABC
Certification for CPR
Internet Navigation and Research
Knowledge of Texas Tax Codes
Verbal and Written Skills
Budgeting and Financial Analysis
Human Resources and Hiring
BA, Sociology, minor in Social Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Graduated August 2005, with a 3.2 GPA.
Teacher, Science, HISD, Houston TX 2018-Present
Create and Adapt lesson plans to align to lesson objectives
Modify lessons as needed for effective differentiation.
Prepare and modify materials for lesson for use in classroom.
Take part in Professional Learning Community meetings biweekly to plan upcoming lessons.
Merchandising Specialist, Party City, Tomball 2017- 2018
Offered permanent management position after temporarily working at Halloween pop-up
Accounting-count banks, reconcile with financial reports
Inventory zone daily to insure items are ordered in a prompt manner
Manage stock transitions promptly, keep all zones stocked
Customer service as needed, including returns, item inquiries, and problem solving
Assistant General Manager, Wingate by Wyndham San Angelo 2015- 2017
Pre-opening research into local events, market segments, advertising options, largest employers, and local attractions
Interviewed applicants for opening team, trained people in multiple departments
Oversaw initial room setup to adhere to brand standards
Maintained inventory in breakfast and housekeeping, making orders as needed.
Assistant General Manager, Flagship Inn 2011- 2015
Creation of advertising media, business cards, and rack cards for property
Creation of gifts for best customers
Execution of booth themes and collateral for Grand Opening, Business Expos, Bridal Fair
Trained front desk, filled in for desk and Housekeeping as needed
Ordered supplies, created inventory sheet to track purchases
Compile month-end and tax exempt reports
Accounts Receivable/Guest Service Associate, Plaza Inn Corpus Christi 2009- 2011
Collection calls and payment postings, spreadsheet creation and mailings for accounts receivable
Tax exemptions, room pickups, training manual/procedural checklist creation
Customer service interactions
Performance of front desk functions including night audit, check-in and check-out, bartending, cooking meals, cleanup
Green certifications, research and networking.
General Manager, Party City, Tomball
General Manager of Doubletree, Midland Texas
General Manager, Doubletree Hilton
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President of Rotary Club, Brownwood Texas
President of 4-H, Manager of Maintenance at Odessa Post Office
Director of Finances (for home office), Plaza Inn Corpus Christi
Management, event organization, training, creative endevours