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Location: San Diego, CA, United States
School: University of California, San Diego
Field of Study: International Business


Stephanie Almanza

B.A. International Business candidate, expected 2019
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) GPA: 3.0
Completed coursework includes financial and managerial accounting
Sherwin-Williams Management/Sales Internship: June 2017-August 2017
Assisted in day to day operation of a San Diego Sherwin-Williams store, providing trademark service and product knowledge to homeowners and industry professionals
Attended weekly client meetings and industry trade shows with sales representatives and managers
Collaborated with district management and a team of sales representatives on a strategic project to increase profits by more than 3% in the homeowner’s association market
UCSD Transportation Services - Student Driver, Trainer, and Social Media Committee : 2015-Present
Train new drivers how to properly fill out paperwork and teach them the bus routes
Update company social media as well as tabling on campus to recruit new hires
Vice President of Operations - Alpha Epsilon Phi, Panhellenic sorority: 2016-Present
Preside in the absence of the President
Maintain regular contact with national volunteers and staff
Plan meetings, record meeting minutes, organize executive board, track attendance
Coordinate events and communications for parents, alumnae, and sisters abroad
Philanthropy Chair and Coordinator - Alpha Epsilon Phi: 2015-2016
Strategized all fundraising activities to support philanthropic beneficiaries: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Sharsheret and AEPhi Foundation
Facilitated all event budgeting, planning and organization
Events included a campus-wide auction and community bake sales
Finance Committee Member - Phi Beta Lambda, co-ed business organization: 2016-Present
Created budget for quarter and annual activities
Developed relationships with local businesses to solicit sponsorships
Helped generate fundraising ideas to support operating budget
Volunteer Abroad - International Student Volunteers (ISV) in Thailand: Summer 2016
Taught elementary school children lessons in English
Minor construction such as poured concrete and built fences for housing for local people
Agricultural work including planting trees, seeding, picking fruit, and feeding livestock
Volunteer - Women and Infant Pavilion - Antelope Valley Hospital: 2013-2015
Member, UCSD Rowing Team: 2015-2016
Captain, Varsity Volleyball and Varsity Soccer Teams: 2013-2015

Fluent in Spanish - Native speaker and classroom trained
Solution oriented, patient critical thinker
Construction Skills: cementing, fencing, painting

Hiking, playing soccer, spending time outdoors, international travel, adventure seeking,

finance, business,