Dana Garofolo Resume
Apparel Merchandising and a Business Minor
Location: Alpharetta, GA, USA
School: Auburn University
Field of Study: Apparel Merchandising and a Business Minor

Dana Garofolo Resume

DANA E. GAROFOLO
Atlanta, Georgia 30308 •------------ • ------------ • ------------/in/dana-garofolo
U.S. Citizen

OBJECTIVE
A self-starting and creative Apparel Merchandising student seeking experience in the Fashion Field
EDUCATION
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, College of Human Sciences Auburn, Alabama
Bachelor of Science in Apparel Merchandising May 2022
• Minor: Business GPA: 3.5
• Minor: International Studies
• Scholarship: Carter Co Endowment

PROJECTS
AUBURN UNIVERSITY Auburn, Alabama
Avant Garden, Auburn University Fashion Show April 2018
• Configured runway setup and assisted in-house public relations teams with seating arrangements and tickets
• Took over 300 professional quality images of apparel throughout the duration of the show

EXPERIENCE
C. Douglas Erwin Jr. CPAs Auburn, Alabama
Administrative Assistant August 2020 – Current
• Responsible for confidential and time sensitive materials
• Scans tax reports while using the computer to update online checking accounts

INITIAL OUTFITTERS Auburn, Alabama
Embroidery Machine Operator August 2019 – Dec 2019
• Create digital monogram designs through an embroidery design software
• Set up and operate automatic commercial sewing machines
• Produce over 40 custom design products per day at an efficient pace while ensuring high stitch quality

ELLE B GIFTS Alpharetta, Georgia
Sales Associate May 2019 – August 2019 May 2020 – August 2020
• Responded to telephone inquiries by providing quality service and information to customers and fellow associates
• Interacted with customers daily, building a strong clientele by providing personalized guidance
• Performed daily operational tasks including inventory control, creating merchandise displays, and transaction processing

THE POOL FAMILY Milton, Georgia
Nanny May 2016 – Aug 2019
• Responsible for providing meals and transportation from multiple activities and appointments
• Maintain a child-friendly environment by creating engaging activities four times a week
• Support educational development by sparking imagination and reinforcing middle school subjects

LEADERSHIP
AUBURN UNIVERSITY Auburn, Alabama
Member / Apparel Merchandising and Design Association September 2018 – Present
• Work in a team to plan AMDA’s annual fashion show by designing a theme and coordinating operations
• Lead an informational session about the fashion industry to educate students outside of the College of Human Sciences
• Schedule guest speaking roles for leaders in the fashion industry to add experienced insight


Alpha Xi Delta Auburn, Alabama
Illuminate Director August 2020 – April 2020
• Ran Alpha Xi Delta’s biggest fundraiser to support their national Philanthropy, Autism Speaks
• Worked with local Businesses and Boutiques around the U.S. to set up a shopping experience to support Autism Speaks
• 10% of each Business’s earnings go towards the philanthropy

SKILLS
Technical: Microsoft Office, Google Web Applications, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Acrobat
Languages: Spanish – Intermediate, English – Native
Affiliations: Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, AMDA, Dakotas Boutique Ambassador, Auburn Impact Volunteer
Skills: Problem solving, social media marketing, teamwork, leadership, multi-tasking

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