Experienced Professional Looking To Expand into New Field
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Location: Washington D.C., DC, USA
School: Marymount University
Field of Study: Interior Design

Experienced Professional Looking To Expand into New Field

MICHAEL FOWLER
1486 Newton St, NW Washington, DC 20010 |------------ | ------------


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Compass Real Estate, Washington, DC (2/2015 – Present)
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, Washington, DC (12/2011 – 2/2015)
Real Estate Agent; Founder & Principal, The Fowler Group
• Licensed in DC, Maryland, and Virginia
• Participated in over $50 million in real estate transactions
• Source properties compatible with buyer needs, manage appointments to show homes to clients, and analyze recent market sales to advise clients on appropriate offer terms and price
• Coordinates with lenders, inspectors, and title companies to ensure that all terms and conditions of purchase agreement are met before closing
• Demonstrates knowledge of state and local regulations and prepares formal documents such as purchase agreements and leases
• Markets homes for sale including advising sellers on appropriate sales price and recommending improvements as necessary to achieve maximum return
• Assessed appropriate and effective marketing for agent and team and executed plan via print, online advertising, sponsorships, direct mail, and social media
• Manage client renovations to prepare homes for sale, rent, or post-purchase remodeling
• Advises clients on ROI for investment properties including short term rentals
• Mentors team members to ensure sales success and legal compliance

The Sports Club/LA, Washington, DC
Operations Manager (7/2010 – 11/2011)
• Oversaw Department Leads for Reception, Housekeeping, and Childcare
• Responsible for all staffing, hiring, and training for departments
• Implemented several housekeeping initiatives that cut costs by 20% while increasing standards and efficiency
• Surpassed earned income budget in two departments

Washington Sports Clubs/Town Sports International, Bethesda, MD
Assistant General Manager (9/2009 – 7/2010)
• Supported the General Manager with all club operations
• Responsible for all non-revenue generating aspects of club including facilities maintenance and front desk staff
• Assisted membership and fitness teams with sales as needed
• Recognized for increase in club standards in cleanliness and customer service

Pottery Barn, Washington DC
Assistant Store Manager (5/2008 – 9/2009)
• Executed all visuals and merchandising including mapping, planning, and designing of floor changes to maximize sales in all product lines
• Routinely recognized as a top salesperson at the store level
• Dramatically improved sales revenue and quality of customer service including receiving 100% Service Execution Scores 7 months out of 8 in FY09
• Selected, trained, and on-boarded team members and executed all HR functions


Apple Retail Inc.
Senior Assistant Store Manager, Pentagon City, Arlington, VA (08/2007 – 05/2008)
Senior Assistant Store Manager, Bethesda, MD (11/2006 – 08/2007)
• Responsible for all aspects of the business and store-level decisions for $45 million annual revenue location
• Achieved and exceeded revenue goals and sales success while maintaining outstanding metric results and led the region in quality sales and implementation of new initiatives
• Accountable for recruiting, hiring, and developing a strong staff to meet and exceed goals and deliver the ultimate customer experience
• Mentored store management focusing on personal and professional development and core competencies
Assistant Store Manager, Clarendon, Arlington, VA (7/2005 – 11/2006)
• Monitored sales floor and coached store associates to consistently provide exceptional performance and the ultimate customer experience
• Assisted with customer concerns, and addressed difficult issues while working to delight customers and create promoters
• Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training a diverse and talented team and created and adjusted schedules in observance of corporate payroll plan

EDUCATION
Marymount University, Arlington, VA (Expected Completion Fall, 2021)
Liberal Studies, Interior Design & Graphic and Media Design

The American University, Washington, DC 2003 – 2005
Pursued B.A. in International Studies

Baylor University, Waco, TX 2001- 2003
Pursued B.B.A in Economics

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
The DC Center for the LGBT Community
• Board Member (2012 – Present)
• Chairperson of the Board (2013 – 2018)
District of Columbia Association of REALTORS
• Board Member (2014 – 2019)
• Communications Committee: Chair (2014 - 2015), Member (2013)
Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS
• Community Service Committee: Chair (2016), Vice-Chair (2015), Member (2014)
National Association of REALTORS
• Board Jurisdiction & Membership Policy Committee (2017 – 2019)
Lupus Foundation of the DMV
• Executive Gala Committee Member (2014 – 2018), Auction Chair (2018)

AWARDS
• Top Producing Agent 2017 & 2018, Best Real Estate Agent 2018, Washingtonian Magazine
• Best of Gay DC – Best Realtor 2016, The Washington Blade
• Rookie of the Year 2013, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors

Interior Design, residential, entry level, intern