Richard Styner

Teacher, Writer, and Editor in Oakland, CA

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Richard Styner

Tel.: 510-290-5217 - E-mail: [email protected] - Linkedin: /in/richard-styner/

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Organized professional with extensive experience in residential maintenance and repair. Self-starter with a love for a job well-done. Excellent planner with great project and people management. Great communicator and presenter with a knack for explaining requirements to board-members, residences and professionals alike. Wide range of proficiencies with a passion for research and learning of new skills. Able to follow instructions with attention to details and adaptability to changing requirements.


Owner/ Operator, Richard Styner Handyman Services, 2017-present

●Operated as a self-employed handyman.

●Found opportunities, created estimates, scheduled job, created and sent invoices, maintained client relationships

●Maintained inventories, kept records, acquired appropriate tools and supplies

●Business is now referral-based.

Director of Marketing, Golden Eagle Properties, 2014-2017

●Designed, programmed, and hosted company website redesign. Conducted extensive Search Engine Optimization and social media management resulting in top Google ranking for relevant search terms.

●Engineered multiple mass email campaigns to recruit agents, resulted in a doubling of agent participation in 10 months from 32 to 76 .

Lead Computer Science, Business and Science Teacher, San Leandro HS,

CA 1997-2014

●Credentialed in Secondary Biology and Business.

●Formally proposed and achieved approval for multiple courses in Computer Science at a low-resource, highly-diverse urban high school emphasizing hands-on high-interest activities.

●Developed all curricula for a complete course of study in computer science as well as integrated science, and matched them to California Content Standards.

●Annually increased number of students passing the AP Computer Science exam (with Java) from 8% in 2006 to 63% in 2012, fve points above national average.


California State University-Fresno GPA: 3.8, Cum Laude. Master of Science, Educational Technology

Brown University, Providence, RI GPA: 3.6 Master of Arts, Emphasis: Science Education

Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE Bachelor of Science: Biology