Ashley Farquhar

Fort Myers, Florida, United States

Ashley Ann Farquhar

EDUCATION

Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing Expected May 2015
• Minors in Advertising and Art
• 3.73 Cumulative GPA; Dean’s List Fall 2010, Fall and Spring 2011, Spring 2012; President’s List Fall 2013
• Relevant coursework: Principles of Typography, Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, Consumer Behavior, Advertising Creative Strategy, and Market Strategy

WORK EXPERIENCE

Cohen and Cohen Catering, Fort Myers, FL
Independent Contractor (Server and Food Prep) September 2012 – Present
• Prepares food and supplies needed for events
• Coordinates events in which food is displayed and served
• Serves in a friendly and personable way which leads to customers’ requests for parties
• Multi-tasks well under pressure
• Improvises with clever and creative solutions to problems
• Facilitates a cooperative and adept team environment between coworkers

Bear Rock Café, Fort Myers, FL
Server June 2010 to August 2013
• Trained many servers, effectively communicating duties and responsibilities
• Maintained a cash register and successfully completed customer transactions
• Presented a clean, well-managed restaurant environment for satisfied customers
• Served in a friendly and proficient fashion that insured repeat customers

Tovos Grill, North Fort Myers, FL
Server September 2011 - September 2012
• Demonstrated team work, even in the most stressful situations of a restaurant atmosphere
• Managed and secured a money bank that is required in a full-service restaurant
• Ensured customer satisfaction and responded proactively to any customer complaints
• Served customers correctly and efficiently, promoting turnover rate

RELATED SKILLS

• Proficient in Microsoft Word
• Experienced and proficient with the design software Illustrator and Photoshop
• Experience in Fireworks, InDesign, and video editing software

MEMBERSHIPS

• Member, Beta Gamma Sigma
• Member, FGCU Design Group

  • Education
    • Florida Gulf Coast University