What worked could work better. Solving problems is in my nature.
A self-motivated business owner with the energy to run all day and the focus to work a delicate project. Avid outdoorsman and environmentalist. Always sharing and seeking knowledge. Classically trained Photographer and Graphic Designer, self-taught html5 coder. Pattern finder, problem solver, solution seeker. Already programmed with tons of knowledge; always eager to learn more.
A position that utilizes my extensive skill set and environmental studies, while creating a solid foundation with future opportunities to learn and grow in the Environmental field.
Stagehand, A/V Tech
IATSE Local 31 Stage Hands Union
Kansas City, MO
$15-$45/hr On Call 10-40hr/week
- Learned all positions except rigging, incorporated into my DJ business.
- Worked some of the largest concert and theater tours passing through K.C.
- Impressed touring roadies with A/V technician knowledge.
- Trained for further A/V events due to competency.
Topeka Community Cycle Project
- Directed volunteers for Open Shop, taught bike mechanic skills.
- Created online spreadsheets for payroll, volunteer hours, data for grants.
- Organized community leaders for events and monthly How-To gatherings.
- Taught with Elementary PE teachers for the BLAST bike safety program.
- Web Developer and map update via Wordpress; Assisted with Web App.
Water Control Operator IV
City of Olathe
- Exceeded training expectations, certified as Level IV KS Water Operator.
- Sampled and ran Lab Tests, Curated the Lab Chain of Custody COC.
- Utilized data to find process errors; tied SQL data to Excel for presentations.
- Advanced safety protocol, shared SDS changes, ordered safety inventory.
- SCADA Operator for $500 million in pumping and operations infrastructure.
- Trained four employees and managed 2-3 co-workers as Control Operator.
Revolve KC Bike Non-Profit
Kansas City, MO
- Reorganized the whole store for inventory control and safety improvements.
- Created online spreadsheets for payroll, inventory, volunteers, and tests.
- Increased the number of volunteers by a factor of 10 (People person).
- Created a stronger cycling community via group rides and gatherings.
- Trained 15 volunteers in mechanics and maintenance.
Johnson County Community College
Overland Park, KS
- Excess of Art courses that prepared me for Web Design.
- Involved in Renewable Energies Society, assisted with Earth Day Fest.
University of Missouri in Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a Geology Minor.
- Ecotoxicology, Environmental Geology, GIS and Urban Planning coursework.
Softly engineering the world, all things in nature, camping, hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, wilderness survival, photography, mountain biking, computers, design, found art, woodworking, sculpture, recycling, knowledge, chess, sustainability, gardening, permaculture, cooking fine food, fermentation, and the list goes on…
KDHE Class IV Water Certification. Eagle Scout. Vice President of Black and Veatch Engineering Explorers Post. Involved in various local Greens Forums. Cub Scout Den Leader, Pack Leader.