Wiliam James Goodwin
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Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
School: University of Georgia
Major: Theatre

Wiliam James Goodwin

WILLIAM JAMES GOODWIN
747 Bullock Ave. Yeadon, PA 19050 •------------ • ------------

MISSION
To secure a vineyard associate job in the Philadelphia metro area in order to learn everything there is to know about viticulture and winemaking so I can open up my own vineyard someday.

EDUCATION
The University of Georgia Athens, GA
Degree: Bachelor of Arts Major: Theatre w/ minor in Spanish (working knowledge) December 2010
HOPE Scholarship Recipient, Dean’s List

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Lowe’s, West Philadelphia, PA November 2019-Present
• Hardware Department Supervisor
- Managed a team of four people to provide excellent customer service to customers by keeping store clean and in stock.

The Home Depot, Upper Darby, PA April 2017-November 2019
• Millwork Specialist
- Established good rapport with customers
- Set up and managed new accounts with customers in order to optimize future sales growth
- Custom-built doors and windows through company software to meet required measurements of customers’ homes
• Lumber Department Sales Associate, Athens, GA
- Took on responsibility for coaching and developing new associates
- Used a variety of hand tools such as tape measure, razor blade and electric drill
- Three-time Homer Badge recipient and Bronze Medal award winner for excellent customer service
- InFocus Safety Captain and team member responsible for the execution of standard operating procedures and safety protocol throughout store
- Forklift/reach truck operator and safety spotter
- Brand ambassador of The Home Depot through positive guest experience
- Panel and radial arm saw operator
- Performed inventory and consolidated product to optimize departmental sales
- Sequenced and organized merchandise bays

IATSE 824 (Part-time basis) February 2018-March 2019
• Stagehand
- Assembly of stage lighting and environment using different tools such as the crescent wrench and electric drill
- Responsible for quick and organized load-in and load-out of large Broadway productions
- Weight distributer of fly rail

Levy Catering (Part-time basis) June 2017 – May 2018
• Caterer/Bartender
- Team player in setting up and breaking down large events at the Classic Center, the premiere events venue in Athens, GA

Between Levy Catering and Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE I worked and lived in the Appalachian Mountains doing various jobs in order to get into physician assistant school. Many of them were unrelated, since over the course of three years I moved three times (Sylva, NC-Asheville, NC- Athens, GA). The temporary jobs included personal care aide, medical assistant, valet parking attendant, telephone sales representative and dishwasher.

Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia February 2013-Februrary 2014
• PR/Communications Officer
- Updated social media outlets on a daily basis
- Worked with development team to create a more dynamic website
- Produced 15 new patient stories that were an integral part of SHCH’s monthly e-newsletter and website.
- Functioned as SHCH’s photographer and videographer, who was responsible for capturing and editing media
- Created comprehensive database of all donors with Microsoft Excel
- Collectively raised over 10,000 dollars for the hospital through departmental team efforts in 2013

Neuman and Bogdonoff
Access Food and Beverage
Pinch Food Design
The Supporting Cast, New York, NY Apr 20112-Dec 2012
• Caterer/Bartender

TECHNOLOGY/OTHER SKILLS ACQUIRED
- Microsoft Office & Apple OS applications

Vineyard, associate, entry level, winemaker, metro Philadelphia